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April 12, 2024

Music sparks joy at CresFest

THE town of Creswick was a hive of activity over the weekend, as people from far and wide gathered for the town's annual folk...

April 11, 2024

Autumn at Maze House

SCHOOL holiday fun is back at Maze House in Newlyn North, with adventure, prizes and old school games on offer. The 30-year-old hedge maze is...

April 11, 2024

Local distillery hosts pilot program

A PILOT course by the Australian Distillers Association was held at Kilderkin Distillery in Ballarat last week. The introduction to distillery safety course aimed to...

April 11, 2024

Fed Uni to counter revenue loss

FEDERATION University Australia has announced its Future Fed program which aims to move the institution onto a strong financial footing following a drop in...

April 11, 2024

Relaxing afternoon in historic church

THIS Sunday marks the next candlelit soiree at Buninyong Uniting Church which promises to be an afternoon of relaxing music and community. Set in a...

April 11, 2024

Pyrenees’ best on show

THE best wine and food in the region are set to be on show this Saturday at the Pyrenees Unearthed Festival. Held along the banks...

April 9, 2024

Retro & rock at the BMI

A NIGHT of rock and retro music is coming to the Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute this April. The Shindig will feature three bands, the Hideaways, the...

April 8, 2024

Grant funds new tech

THE Probus Club of Begonia City has purchased a new computer for the organisation after receiving a grant from the Community Bank Buninyong. The computer...

April 8, 2024

Landcare grant applications open

THIS year's Victorian Landcare grants are open for applications by volunteer groups that work to restore the environment and support biodiversity. Minister for environment Steve...

April 6, 2024

Charity day supports maternal and child care

AN ANNUAL golf charity day has raised more then thirty thousand dollars for the maternity and paediatrics wards at the Ballarat Base Hospital. The Adroit...

April 5, 2024

Swimming success for St Pats

LOCAL swimmers from St Patrick's College Ballarat have won the division two competition at the Associated Catholic Colleges swimming championships. The event took place late...

April 5, 2024

Easter magic

POWER FM's Easter egg hunt was on last weekend at Grange Park, Lucas, bringing the community together and creating joy for particpants. It was the...

April 4, 2024

Autumn racing in Avoca

AUTUMN racing is back this Saturday in Avoca with live music, local wines, food trucks and children's activities on offer. This is the club's second...

April 4, 2024

Family fun at CresFest

At Creswick Primary School, families will find the Kids Zone where children can learn circus skills, create their own music and perform on an...

April 4, 2024

Committee shines light on support services

EARLIER this week was the official launch of Empowering Our Community Ballarat, a collaboration between the DV Collective and Ballarat Business Women. The committee aims...

April 4, 2024

What’s on offer at Heritage Fest

PREPARATIONS are underway for this year's Ballarat Heritage Festival, set for next May, with the official program announced last week. The 10-day festival will run...

April 2, 2024

Community bands together for CresFest

THE countdown is on until music and dancing fills the streets of Creswick with this year's CresFest. It is set to begin on Friday, April...

April 2, 2024

Reflecting women’s experiences through art

LOCAL flowers and botanicals are the focus of a new exhibition by Ballarat-based artist Susan Nethercote. An Ornamental Education is on at Backspace Gallery until...

April 1, 2024

Noms open for outstanding women

NOMINATIONS are now open for women who have made outstanding contributions to their community to be inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Nominations...

March 31, 2024

Bookfest supports local drop-in centre

ANOTHER successful Bookfest event has raised more than one thousand dollars for Inter Club Drop-In Centre. Little Bookshop owner Wayne Compton was onsite over the...

March 30, 2024

Annual pet registration renewals due

RESIDENTS of the City of Ballarat that own pets are being reminded to renew pet registrations. A notice will be sent in the mail to...

March 30, 2024

Ballarat Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival returns for 3rd year

THE Ballarat community is getting ready embrace old fashioned rock 'n' roll with the return of the annual festival for the third time. The event...

March 30, 2024

this school holidays

VISITORS can strike gold at Sovereign Hill with a range of activities on offer this school holidays. The program kicks off today and runs until...

March 19, 2024

Funding backs Raven Collective

RAVEN Collective will receive $20,000 to support the delivery of their programs, following the Ballarat Foundation's 'pick our program' evening. The event is an opportunity...