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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January 21, 2021

Help plan Station precinct’s new overhaul

RESIDENTS are being invited to contribute to the future of the land around the southern part of Ballarat Station. Known as the Ballarat Station Southside...

January 21, 2021

Shake-up and cool down this summer

HOSPITALITY venues across Ballarat are embracing the City’s Summer of Fun campaign, creating signature milkshake recipes perfect for sweet-tooths, beer-lovers and those who scream...

January 21, 2021

Skills and confidence for junior sailors

THE Ballaarat Yacht Club has seen fourteen young people join its two Tackers learn-to-sail programs these school holidays. Each morning, from Monday, 11 to Friday,...

January 21, 2021

Blower returns for the Rush

SELKIRK Ballarat Rush has signed Claire Blower to team for the 2021 NBL1 South season, following her one-year basketball hiatus. Having taken a break to...

January 21, 2021

Ballarat Badminton smashing it for 2021

ENCOURAGING short, sharp on-court movements, badminton is not only a speedy racket sport but a solid cardio workout for people of all ages. Ken Kay...

January 20, 2021

Beer Fest is beginning to bubble

AMBER ale will be flowing at the North Gardens next month when the Ballarat Beer Festival returns. Hosting and presenting 30 independent Australian craft brewers,...

January 18, 2021

Twilight tales of the Gardens’ trees

A FREE Friday evening tour of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens will be delivered by the park’s volunteer guides this summer, with a picnic to...

January 17, 2021

Up for the Cycle Classic challenge?

ROAD or mountain bike riders, runners and walkers are invited to take part in this year’s many Ballarat Cycle Classic events which aim to...

January 16, 2021

Small hobby brand supports orphanage

AWARE that fundraising efforts were challenging for charities throughout the pandemic, Corinne Sim decided to reacquaint herself her sewing machine. “My father and mother-in-law run...

January 15, 2021

Costume collection connects to the past

BEHIND the scenes of Sovereign Hill’s living museum, its historical costume collection protects three thousand original pieces. A handful of these 19th century items will...

January 14, 2021

Schools expand, zones tighten as city grows

AS students head back into the classroom for 2021, Lucas Primary School will celebrate its first birthday. The facility opened last year with 71 enrolments,...

January 14, 2021

Tool Library gets ready to lend

THE Ballarat Tool Library is set to open for member borrowing on Saturday, 6 February. Committee member Jay Morrison said the community resource space has...

January 14, 2021

Cyclists boost all-abilities junior athletes

BALLARAT Scenic Cyclists’ annual President’s Ride has raised funds for local not-for-profit, Access All Abilities Sports. The charity, which creates sporting opportunities for young people...

January 14, 2021

Warriors expand sports offerings

THE Woady Yaloak Warriors Football Netball Club is inviting juniors to try footy, netball and cricket with them next month. On Sunday, 21 February from...

January 13, 2021

Printmakers carve creativity and relaxation

STUDYING teaching at ACU, Susan Clarke discovered printmaking during an arts unit. “It was a great escape from the academic areas and I really enjoyed...

January 13, 2021

Feast like royalty at Kryal Castle

PARTY like it’s 1399 at Kryal Castle over the next couple of weeks by sitting down to enjoy a medieval feast. On Saturday, 16 and...

January 13, 2021

Siblings’ sounds to swell at Volta

HYPER-pop duo Odd Tastes will perform at Volta this weekend supported by solo alt-dream-pop artist LACHNES. Will Stephens will gig in his hometown of Ballarat...

January 12, 2021

Creative Fiesta back at Smythesdale

THE postponed Smythesdale Arts and Music Fiesta will come alive in the Shire’s north next month. Coordinator, Barry Wemyss said the free, inclusive festival, based...

January 12, 2021

Ideas and friendship in Gallery Book Club

MEETING bi-monthly, the Art Gallery of Ballarat Book & Film Club is aiming to encourage informal arts-based conversation in a friendly and inclusive environment. Run...

January 9, 2021

Bits & Pieces benefit those in need

THE young and enterprising stallholders behind Bits & Pieces have sold more homemade gifts this season, raising money for The SoupBus. Eleven-year-old Cleo and 10-year-old...

January 9, 2021

Coffee-cocktail collab champions Ballarat

IF you’re partial to a cocktail, four Ballarat brands have blended to build an espresso martini you can enjoy from the comfort of your...

January 8, 2021

Stay water-safe this summer

IF your swimming pool, spa or dam will be a busy backyard hub this season, Central Highlands Water is encouraging residents to get their...

January 7, 2021

BHS student shines through VCE challenge

THE Ballarat High School community is swelling with pride, following last week’s news that year 12 graduate Poppy Ball achieved an Australian Tertiary Admissions...

January 7, 2021

Ceramic fans unite in festive challenge

WHEN ceramicist Shelby Sherritt purchased a second-hand pottery wheel, she also became the custodian of the previous owner’s collection of mystery moulds. “I didn’t know...

January 7, 2021

Fleet grows for new rowing era

LAST month’s christening of new boats at Ballarat High School’s rowing shed reflected changing times. With the introduction of quad sculling into the upcoming 2021...

January 6, 2021

Young sailors welcomed

THE Ballaarat Yacht Club is inviting children to jump on the lake and learn to sail from next week. Between 9am and 1pm each day,...

January 6, 2021

Tool Library seeks equipment

WERE you gifted some brand-new, sparkling tools over Christmas and are no longer needing your pre-loved equipment? The Ballarat Tool Library is encouraging members of...

January 3, 2021

Diverse women’s stories on-air

WOMEN’S Health Grampians’ new audio project is broadcasting unique stories of diversity amongst regional Victorian women. The Equality for All podcast series launched this month,...