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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

Posts by: Edwina Williams

June 7, 2024

Have a hit of pickleball

YOU may not have heard of the game, yet the fastest growing sport in the world is played in Linton. Pickleball is in action in...

May 31, 2024

Early learning centre for Teesdale kids

FAMILIES in Teesdale can expect a new Early Learning and Childcare Centre to open in 2026. Last week, Member for Eureka, Michaela Settle visited Teesdale Primary...

May 24, 2024

Walking together for reconciliation

NATIONAL Reconciliation Week will begin this Monday 27 May, with the theme of Now More than Ever. The annual week is held to remind broader...

May 21, 2024

Grant to fire up brigade safety

TWO volunteer Country Fire Authority brigades in Golden Plains have been awarded Australia Post People of Post community grants. Dereel CFA and Teesdale CFA are...

May 17, 2024

Energy rebates, rent relief lead cost-of-living federal budget

ENERGY rebates for every household, a cap on the price of prescriptions and further relief for renters have led cost-of-living relief measures in the...

May 5, 2024

Soft tennis a hit with over-50s

EDWINA WILLIAMS THE organiser of Bannockburn's soft tennis group, Keith Humphreys, is retiring from the role having led the not-for-profit for ten years. Soft tennis is...

April 27, 2024

Primary school upgrades funded

FOUR schools in the Ballarat region are the latest beneficiaries of the Federal Government's Schools Upgrade Fund. Little Bendigo Primary School, Yuille Park Community College,...

April 26, 2024

Funds for preventing violence against women

CITY of Ballarat officers have been successful in their application for a grant to fund programs and campaigns that aim to prevent violence against...

April 26, 2024

The realities of making VR!

THE development of virtual reality technology is often associated with the innovation of engineers and designers in California’s Silicon Valley. But the small historic town...

April 26, 2024

Rec reserve team reacts to break-in

STRONGER security measures are set to be put in place at Meredith Recreation Reserve following a break-in earlier this month. On Thursday 11 April at...

April 26, 2024

The ultimate weekend of frisbee action

THE country's best ultimate frisbee players put on a show at Victoria Park in Ballarat last week. Ultimate Australia hosted the division one 2024 Australian...

April 26, 2024

Council to guide goldfields footy

NEW regional council members have been selected by AFL Victoria to support, promote, and develop community football clubs and competitions. Having expressed interest in contributing...

April 26, 2024

Help needed for new Buninyong newsletter

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to join the new Village Voice: Buninyong and District Community News production team. After a hiatus of more than two years,...

April 25, 2024

Petition calls for local lifestyle village

A PUSH to establish a lifestyle village in the Golden Plains Shire's south for people over the age of fifty-five has been raised at...

April 23, 2024

Mother’s Day tradition keeps running

GET your running or walking shoes on to benefit breast and ovarian cancer research as the Mother's Day Classic is returning on Sunday 12...

April 22, 2024

Burns planned for autumn

PLANNED burns are to be undertaken by Forest Fire Management Victoria staff this autumn across the state. FFMVic deputy chief fire officer Jason Hellyer...

April 20, 2024

Golf club greens growing well

BANNOCKBURN Golf Club's transition from a sand scrape course to greens is nearly fully complete. Earlier this month, the club's back nine holes were officially...

April 19, 2024

Mural shares the Smythesdale story

A NEW mural by artist Jon Lam is set to be officially unveiled this Saturday within the Smythesdale Historic Precinct. Commissioned by the Woady Yaloak...

April 19, 2024

NBN delay leaves Teesdale locals frustrated

SOME Teesdale locals have said they feel disregarded by the Federal Government, as they continue to experience poor internet access in the town. Resident Tim...

April 15, 2024

Men’s Shed first aid session could save a life

COMMUNITY members in the Golden Plains Shire's north are invited to brush up their first aid skills next week. Members of the Linton and District...

April 14, 2024

A look inside the miner’s cottage

AUTHOR and historian Doug Bradby has released a new building-focused book as part of his Ten Delightful Tales series. Cottages of Ballarat: Rhubarb and Roses...

April 13, 2024

Buninyong CWA about community spirit

BUNINYONG is home to a Country Women's Association of Victoria branch once more.

The new Buninyong CWA's first meeting was held last weekend at the...

April 12, 2024

Home final for United women

WESTERN United Football Club's women's side are preparing for a Liberty A-League season home final.

The game against the Newcastle Jets tomorrow, Saturday 13 April,...

April 12, 2024

Egg-cellent fundraising for kids’ hospital

THE 2024 Inverleigh Good Friday Appeal family fun day has raised tens of thousands of dollars to support the Royal Children's Hospital. Held each Easter...