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July 8, 2024

New umps wanted

BALLARAT Cricket Umpires Association members are looking for new recruits to join their organisation. Anyone who is 15 years or older is invited to apply...

July 8, 2024

Conference to conclude music program

THIS year's Be Hear Now live music program will conclude with a festival and conference in August to celebrate the cohort's achievements. The event will...

July 7, 2024

Look up to see faces look out

WALK past the old Post Office on Lydiard and Sturt streets and you may see faces peering out at you. Federation University first year Bachelor...

July 6, 2024

Hands-on experience is centre stage

BALLARAT Grammar staff and students have celebrated the launch of the Academy: Sound and Performance. The initiative, led by teacher Sarah Barlow, allows students to...

July 6, 2024

Regional physician rewarded

BALLARAT Community Health's Dr Adam Straub has been awarded the Victorian Rural Health Award for outstanding contribution by a rural medical specialist. The award recognises...

July 5, 2024

Partnerships to benefit community

THIS financial year the City of Ballarat will allocate more than seven hundred thousand dollars in partnership funding. Recipient groups of the City Partnerships Program...

July 5, 2024

Fun for future football stars

MEMBERS of the Woady Yaloak Football Netball Club have celebrated the last Auskick session of the year at Smythesdale Recreation Reserve. This is the first...

July 5, 2024

Sewer project to impact local businesses

AS the latest section of Ballarat Sewer Build stage two gets under way, Central Highlands Water is working with impacted businesses. Traffic management and detours...

July 5, 2024

Memorial for hope and healing

CITY of Ballarat councillors unanimously endorsed the designs for the Continuous Voices Memorial at the June ordinary council meeting. The community gathered last week at...

July 4, 2024

Work grows at cultural garden

WORK has begun on a new Intercultural Garden on the City Oval corner of the the intersection of Sturt and Pleasant streets. The corner will...

July 3, 2024

Disability activism in asylum photos

DISCUSS Victorian asylum photography in the context of disability activism at an event held at the Australian Centre for Gold Rush Collections next month. History...

July 2, 2024

Plan to enhance visitor experience

THE Tourism Midwest Victoria board has endorsed a nine-year plan for the region to become a sustainable, world-class destination. The 2024-2033 Sustainable Destination Management Plan...

July 2, 2024

Providing hope for cancer patients

GRAMPIANS Health clinical trial coordinator, Maggie Zhang, is working to improve the survival rate of patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Diffuse large B...

July 1, 2024

Tender for works at former landfill

A TENDER is being advertised for management works at the former Black Hill Landfill site at Chisholm Street Reserve. The works comply with Environmental Protection...

July 1, 2024

Workshops to champion inclusivity

AUTISM advocate and consultant Bryce Pace will be in Ballarat next month to discuss autism, neurodiversity and how people can make their business and...

July 1, 2024

Nominate your fave senior!

NOMINATIONS are now open for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards, which honour people aged sixty and over, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

June 28, 2024

Oval upgrades underway

THE transformation of Marty Busch Reserve in Sebastopol is continuing with the installation of new lighting, field resurfacing, and a turf cricket wicket at...

June 28, 2024

Sewer project nears completion

THE Ballarat North Trunk Sewer Project is nearly completed with one kilometre of sewer pipeline installed. The Central Highlands Water team will now start pressure-testing...

June 27, 2024

Braving the chill for MND research

STAFF at Coles supermarket Sebastopol have faced freezing temperatures to raise money in support of the FightMND foundation. Last week, eight staff members completed an...

June 27, 2024

Trail of artworks to discover

SEVEN new artworks have been installed across the City of Ballarat to people to spend time in the CBD. The murals are by local creatives...

June 27, 2024

Planting for future generations

STUDENTS from Mount Clear Secondary College have been busy planting trees at Mount Egerton. The project, organised by Ballarat Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation, involved year...

June 26, 2024

Enviro plan looks to the future

GRAMPIANS Health has published an environmental plan which looks at increasing sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions at facilities. The aim is to create more...

June 26, 2024

Ice and fire to blast castle

AN icy spectacular will be coming to Kryal Castle later this month as part of Ballarat Winter Festival. Frozen kingdom will feature performances of Long...

June 25, 2024

Shop sustainably at design market

HEAD to the Design Exchange Market next month to discover independent designers, artists and creators. The event held at the Mining Exchange will feature small...