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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. Edwina has worked as a social media management contractor, and has had previous news 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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July 1, 2022

Farm shop helps with cost of living

WHILE the price of fresh food has risen due to flooding and wet weather in Australia’s food-growing regions, one local produce store is doing...

June 30, 2022

Town delights in setting night alight

THE community of Cape Clear and surrounds was on fire last weekend... in a good way. The town’s Community Hall Committee of Management hosted their...

June 30, 2022

Linton’s planted sculptures to slither

LINTON’s new living sculptures project is shaping up to weave through Edinburgh Reserve like slithering animals. Wadawurrung artist Kait James, and fellow creative Forest Keegel...

June 30, 2022

Auction aims to fund scoreboard

CARNGHAM-Linton Football Netball Club have some goals to kick this season, and beyond, but need some funds to get there. The club is running a...

June 30, 2022

Music, movies, and school holiday fun

YOUNG people can be entertained by music and movies these school holidays at the Golden Plains Youth Hub. Twelve to 25-year-olds are invited to take...

June 30, 2022

Team Vic torpedoes to nationals

FOUR young Ballarat swimmers will fly to Brisbane in August to compete in the School Sport Australia National Championships. Ballarat Swimming Club’s Bosco Ju, and...

June 26, 2022

Tramway display bigger, better than ever

DING ding! It’s time for an outing to the new purpose-built Ballarat Tramway Museum. Welcoming visitors into their large, spacious, bright, accessible showroom, BTM has...

June 25, 2022

Art empowers experienced voices

BALLARAT Community Health is currently presenting an art exhibition by people over the age of sixty-five at their Lucas base, with works produced as...

June 24, 2022

Health service reviews first six months

JUNE 2022 marked more than six months since Ballarat Health Services merged with three Western Victorian medical organisations to become Grampians Health. The aim of...

June 23, 2022

Heart-warming end to cosy comp

A WINNER has been crowned in the Smythesdale Country Market’s first-ever Battle of the Beanies competition. A judging panel from Scarsdale CWA announced Springdallah’s Marion...

June 23, 2022

Family fun for cancer research

A FESTIVE event in Redan this weekend is aiming to help eradicate cancer in Australia. Former Victorian of the Year, Gold Logie-winning actor, and founder...

June 23, 2022

Barlow backed and building speed

UP-and-coming local elite mountain-biker Luke Barlow has reached his next big milestone. The 18-year-old Team Cyclescape rider has been selected to also represent national team...

June 23, 2022

Athletics official best in state

OFFICIAL Sarah Davis has been recognised by the State Government and Vicsport for her service to all levels of athletics. Ms Davis was announced the...

June 20, 2022

Connecting culturally in the Grampians

FIVE members of the Didi Bahini Samaj Victoria Ballarat Unit have descended on the Grampians as part of a broader cultural meet-up. The small group,...

June 18, 2022

Book about love of the mount

EACH day, author Glenice Wood Lake takes her dog for a lengthy walk up and around the top of Mount Buninyong. “Every season up there...

June 16, 2022

Grant funds youth hub safe place

THE State Government has awarded the Shire a large grant to help make communities like Bannockburn safer, and steer people away from anti-social or...

June 15, 2022

Putting on a show of native colour

NATIVES will be the star of the Australian Plants Society Ballarat’s third Winter Flower Show. APS Ballarat president John Hastie said visitors will see a...

June 13, 2022

Student speakers to leave a Legacy

LEGACY House will host students from secondary schools across the city when the 2022 Legacy Junior Public Speaking Competition is staged this July. Chair of...

June 13, 2022

Shake, rattle and donate for the Salvos

THE Salvation Army Ballarat is encouraging residents and businesses to donate to this year’s Red Shield Appeal, head out to shake a bucket, or...

June 10, 2022

Living sculptures launching in Linton

LIVING Indigenous sculptures are set to grow at Linton’s Edinburgh Reserve. Wadawurrung artist Kait James, and fellow creative Forest Keegel will collaborate with Traditional Owners...

June 10, 2022

Let the battle of the beanies begin

AN icy winter in the Shire’s north is not just something to brave this year, it’s something to celebrate. In an effort to keep warm,...

June 9, 2022

Netballers score big club goal

NETBALL at Victoria Park is set to become more accessible for women and girls, with Bannockburn Football Netball Club’s female friendly pavilion all but...

June 9, 2022

You can help make nature better

IF you’re keen to be a proactive protector and enhancer of the Shire’s natural environment, a new community engagement network may pique your interest. The...

June 9, 2022

Fire brigade ready for rehab

SMYTHESDALE Fire Brigade has taken ownership of a new rehabilitation vehicle. Last weekend, Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle, presented volunteers with the truck worth just...