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April 28, 2023

Local official an award finalist

A LOCAL athletics official is a finalist in the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards. Christine Christie who represents Ballarat Regional Athletics Centre and Wendouree Athletics Club...

April 25, 2023

Opera singers to raise funds for Foundation

VICTORIA Opera Emerging Artist Prize Winners will be putting on a show this Mother’s Day at Loreto’s Abbey Theatre. Alastair Cooper-Golec and Syrah Torii along...

April 24, 2023

Legacies not forgotten

THE Ballarat RSL are making final preparations for upcoming Anzac Day services. This year there will be a Dawn Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph followed...

April 24, 2023

Local Anzac Day services

CRESWICK DAWN SERVICE. 5.50am followed by gunfire breakfast in senior citizens’ centre. BALLARAT CENOTAPH DAWN SERVICE. 6am at Sturt Street followed by a gunfire breakfast...

April 22, 2023

Tourism return welcomed, but more to do

NEW figures show tourism in Ballarat is bouncing back following the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism Research Australia’s National Visitor Survey for the year ending December 2022...

April 22, 2023

Colourful poppies for Anzac cause

A PROJECT in Lucas in encouraging locals to paint a poppy to commemorate Anzac Day. Known as the Poppy Project and run by developer Integra,...

April 22, 2023

Effort seeks to help with positive change

A PROGRAM is looking for mentors to help women and non-binary people in Ballarat who are currently interacting with the legal system. Known as Women...

April 21, 2023

Bloomin great award for local gardener

A CITY of Ballarat apprentice horticulturalist was part of a team awarded best visual display at the recent Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Jaclyn...

April 21, 2023

Excellence: new co-op centre opens at uni

THE new Co-operative Centre for Excellence was opened at Federation University’s SMB campus last week. The project is part of an effort by the State...

April 21, 2023

Feedback sought for water pricing plan

THE latest round of community input into drinking water pricing is underway with the Essential Services Commission seeking feedback from Central Highlands Water customers...

April 20, 2023

Get hooked on the art of fishing rod making

Have you every wanted to build your own fishing rod? Well, David Anderson and Ken Bradbrook will be helping people do just that at the...

April 19, 2023

Trivia helps double the love

TRVIA for a cause will be held at the Queen’s Head hotel this May. Twin Hearts is a Ballarat based organisation which raises funds for...

April 17, 2023

Weaving from worlds away

A CHANCE to weave with one of Australia’s three accredited Saori teachers is set to happen in Ballarat. Focussing on the craft of Saori weaving,...

April 16, 2023

Drop in a line and catch a great time

A LOCAL fishing club is looking for new members who are wanting to get social. The Ballarat Anglers Club, formed in 1899, meets on the...

April 14, 2023

Saints to pick in Carlton Draft

AN AFL legend will be coming out of retirement to play a match for Carngham-Linton Football Club this season. Part of a promotion by a...

April 14, 2023

Club recovers after oval vandalised

A COMMUNITY football oval is recovering after hoons left a trail of tire marks on the playing surface. Local junior football and netball players arrived...

April 14, 2023

Record fair ready to rock

THOUSANDS of records and other antiques will be on sale this weekend at the Wizard’s Annual Book and Record Fair. There will be jazz, rock,...

April 14, 2023

Calls for change at intersection

RESIDENTS in the Bunkers Hill area are calling to lower the speed limit at a local intersection following multiple accidents and the death of...

April 9, 2023

Seasonal art on at Town Hall

A DISPLAY celebrating autumn and featuring local artists has opened at Ballarat Town Hall. Part of Ballarat’s designation as a UNESCO city of craft and...

April 9, 2023

Magic and mystique brought to life

A DEBUT exhibition by a local artist will be opening at ArtSpace Ballarat this month. Fever Moon by Fabienne Marguerite focuses on the magic and...

April 6, 2023

New occupants revealed for BWEZ

MCCALLUM Disability Services has been announced as one of two new businesses to take up land as part of the next expansion of the...

April 6, 2023

Work begins in new home for elders

THE start of construction on a Ballarat & District Aboriginal Co-operative-run First Nations senior’s independent living community was marked by a sod turning ceremony...

April 6, 2023

Get wild for a good cause this Easter

THE Ballarat Wildlife Park will be hosting an easter event with a difference this long weekend. Held over three days from Good Friday until Easter...

April 6, 2023

New year marked by cultural group

NEW year celebrations took place for the region’s Sri Lankan community in Creswick last Saturday. The Sri Lankan Australian Association of Ballarat, also known as...