About: Edwina Williams

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Edwina is a journalist at the Ballarat Times News Group, and Golden Plains Times, based in Ballarat. She is a passionate art lover and photographer, who enjoys capturing the colour and life of the city in her own time. She also works as a social media management contractor and has had previous experience with the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, Victoria Votes for Channel 31, and Junction Journalism. Contact her at [email protected] Twitter - @edwinawilltweet Facebook - @edwinawilliamsjourno

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October 29, 2020

Students move in to new school space

URQUHART Park Primary School’s grade four students moved into a new purpose-built learning space this week, and there is something unique about it. It’s a...

October 29, 2020

Cycling to Everest to fight children’s cancer

HOW many laps of the city would you complete for a cause that matters to you? A team of riders representing Club SMS are clocking...

October 29, 2020

Palette with palate: New studio offers fine pairing

PINOT & Picasso invites Ballarat into their studio for three hours of life’s great pleasures; a glass of wine and visual art... except this...

October 29, 2020

Op shop effort goes online

MEMBERS of the Rotary Club of Ballarat West have created their own digital op shop to generate funds for community groups and charities, recently...

October 29, 2020

Ultimate frisbee thrown back into training

BALLARAT Ultimate has recommenced training twice a week at Trekardo Park west, albeit in a non-contact capacity with a maximum of ten people. President of...

October 27, 2020

Hot Temple takes Tri4KIDS online

WORKING with the Hot Fitness Temple, KIDS Foundation are ensuring their largest annual fundraiser can continue in 2020, albeit in an online capacity. The virtual...

October 27, 2020

Wildflowers prompt learning and friendships

THE native plants and animals on Sandy Beach’s rural property are connecting her to fellow lovers of the wild Australian environment. The owner of a...

October 27, 2020

Gilly’s muesli, made with love

GILLIAN Fraser has always enjoyed sitting down for a bowl of muesli, but she found store-bought varieties tasted sweeter than they needed to be. Researching...

October 24, 2020

Shannon’s Bridge seeks storage space

IN the last year, Creswick palliative care charity Shannon’s Bridge has redistributed just over five hundred thousand dollars’ worth of equipment to patients in...

October 24, 2020

Film’s showing more sweet than bitter

BITTERSWEET Libation, a short fashion film set in Ballarat, was the only Australian student production showcased in the twelfth A Shaded View on Fashion...

October 24, 2020

Zonta Club celebrates anniversary

UNITED Nations Day marks forty-two years since the Zonta Club of Ballarat began their service to the local community, advocating for women, their rights,...

October 23, 2020

Walk amongst the Woowookarung wildflowers

A SELF-guided, pop-up wildflower trail walk will introduce the public to diverse, vibrant plants native to local regional park, Woowookarung.

October 23, 2020

National TV audience for Dawson Street reno

IF the walls could talk at number three Dawson Street, they would tell tales of baptisms and weddings, fine dining, and nights of partying...

October 23, 2020

Interfaith Network calls all to have hope

THE Ballarat Interfaith Network exists to build bridges of understanding between people who hold diverse beliefs, religions and cultures. During the COVID period, their focus...

October 23, 2020

Voice calls out to save our station

NOT-for-profit community radio station, Voice FM is calling for financial support to ensure its survival after seven months of COVID economic challenge. Chair Ron Egeberg...

October 22, 2020

New hall for St Pats’ performers

WITHIN two years, St Patrick’s College students will be able to gather, perform and learn in a new multipurpose centre, financially supported by the...

October 22, 2020

Buninyong booklet links youth with services

A resource booklet by the Buninyong Youth Advisory Council is offering information to young people about how they can access valuable community services. Listing available...

October 22, 2020

Dragons Abreast and all aboard

AFTER seven months off the water, Ballarat’s dragon boating community is back on Lake Wendouree. Although only allowed 10 people in the boat due to...

October 21, 2020

Catchment’s health in volunteer hands

YOU may know of Landcare teams looking after their area’s natural environment, but did you know these committees are looked after by their own...

October 21, 2020

Fun water resources run freely this week

AN online learning festival is running as part of Central Highlands Water’s National Water Week celebrations from 19 to 25 October. Encouraging children to understand...

October 20, 2020

Writers pen and publish golden tales

CREATIVE writing group, Golden Pens – Write Side Up have published their third book, Pearls on the Plains. Dedicated to late founder, Maree Cowan, the...

October 19, 2020

Linton’s latest café a hub for community

A CHEF by trade, Carl Oberhauser has been on a professional cooking hiatus for ten years, but he never lost his passion for food,...

October 19, 2020

Back to the boules in Smythesdale

SMYTHESDALE Petanque Club has returned home to play at the Woady Yaloak Recreation reserve, following months away due to COVID-19. Club administrator and founder, Jeff...

October 18, 2020

In it to win for Pony Club’s survival

UNABLE to run this year’s horse trials, gymkhana and combined training days, Smythesdale and District Pony Club have launched an online raffle as an...

October 18, 2020

No Rest for SpringFest beneficiary

FIVE community partners will benefit financially from funds raised during this year’s Ultimate SpringFest Online Raffle. One of those, Miners Rest Primary School, has been...

October 17, 2020

The butcher, the baker, the winemaker – Eat Drink West

Triple-threat producer, Summerfield Wines in Top 100 Wineries FOURTH-generation owner of Summerfield Wines, Mark Summerfield, is more than just a viticulturalist. Not only does he run...

October 17, 2020

School tights start-up has got legs

WHEN Corinna Preston reflects on her secondary school days, she remembers her uniform and how uncomfortable girls’ tights were. They were itchy, saggy and uncomfortable...

October 16, 2020

Ghanaian recipes give good vibrations

BALLARAT African Association’s Benjamin Ato Sam has launched his first cookbook, Good Vibration. Formerly running a vegetarian restaurant in Ghana, he moved to Victoria in...