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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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January 30, 2019

City recognises citizens of the year

MARILYN Tyndall, of Forest Rangers Soccer Club was awarded City of Ballarat’s 2019 Citizen of the Year on Australia Day eve at the Ballarat...

January 23, 2019

Ballarat nominees make Vicsport finals

THREE Ballarat nominees have made the finals of the Victorian Sport Awards, ahead of the presentation on Wednesday, 20 February at Marvel Stadium. Individually, Aaron...

January 23, 2019

A new Aura and era at Sovereign Hill

SOVEREIGN Hill’s new multisensory sound and light show, Aura, will make its debut performance on Friday, 8 February. The stage is set, bringing the Eureka...

January 23, 2019

Dunnstown mountain run

ST BRENDAN’S Primary, Dunnstown will host their 11th annual Mountain of Fun Run to raise funds to support their school community. Runners and walkers will...

January 23, 2019

Full throttle for a new chapter

A MECHANICS workshop, opened in Canadian last week, is a new venture from female mechanic, Jac Westin. Unlocking the Joseph Street doors to the public...

January 23, 2019

RISE AND SHINE WITH Australia Day brekkie

AUSTRALIA Day is set to get off to a great start in Wendouree as the Uniting Church hosts a free breakfast for the public. From...

January 23, 2019

TOUR THE GARDENS AT TWILIGHT

FRIENDS of Ballarat Botanical Gardens are inviting all members of the public to take a Twilight Tour with them this Friday evening, 25 January. The...

January 23, 2019

On the path to uni

STUDENTS from Mount Clear College took park in Doxa’s University Pathways Program in Melbourne’s CBD last week. The program provided the Year 12 students with...

January 16, 2019

The mountains are calling thrill seekers

BALLARAT expat, Matt Sutherland, will launch motorcycle adventure tours across British Columbia, Canada from June. Mountain View Motorcycle Adventures will go off the beaten track,...

January 16, 2019

More than a uniform

LEADING Senior Constable Janine Walker always wanted to be in the police force when she was a little girl in the Diamond Valley. Mrs Walker...

January 16, 2019

Ready to sing in unison

COMMUNITY music ensemble, Ballarat Gospel Choir, is ready to warm up their vocal chords for 2019, having had a break last year while their...

January 16, 2019

Knock on the little pink door

VEGAS and Rose is serving up some summery sweet treats this season, behind a little pink door in Ballarat East. Penthea Marshall-Radcliffe is inviting Ballarat...

January 16, 2019

Glamour at the Cup

THE Elysium Day Spa Fashions on the Field will be a jewel in the crown of the Ballarat Petstock Pacing Cup when the horses...

January 16, 2019

Striking out stroke

BALLARAT’S Friends of India Network is running a free service until March, encouraging local people to get their Blood Pressure checked and be aware...

January 9, 2019

The RoadNats roll in

THE FedUni Road National Cycling Championships rolled into Ballarat for the 13th consecutive year last weekend, drawing supportive, cheering crowds, the sounds of cowbells...

January 9, 2019

Elite sport embraced from the comfort of home

LOCAL GP, Anna Yates looks forward to the Road Nationals every year. Living on Mount Buninyong Road with her husband Mark, the competition comes right...

January 9, 2019

Western Front tour visits fallen Chinese ANZACS

TWO Chinese Anzacs from Golden Point have been recognised during a tour of World War One battlefields and war cemeteries on Europe’s Western Front. The...

January 9, 2019

Working hard for women

IF you were asked to name a local service club, then chances are, Rotary or Lions Clubs might come to mind. But there’s another...

January 9, 2019

Summer reading sorted with school’s Street Library

GLEN Park Primary School has become home to one of five registered Street Libraries in Ballarat, encouraging children across town to borrow, read and...

January 9, 2019

BBQ trailer supports veterans

A SHINING new barbeque trailer is servicing the community – specifically veterans – thanks to volunteering by the VicWest sub-branch of the Military Brotherhood’s...

January 9, 2019

2018 regional Victoria road toll down

REGIONAL Victoria’s road toll has dropped in the last year. On Friday morning, Minister for Roads, Jaala Pulford announced 2018 statistics were significantly different from...

January 3, 2019

Hot competition as Porra plays for Aus

YOUNG Ballarat goal keeper, Zaige Porra, has just returned from the Under 21 2018 Fiji Hockey International in December where he represented Australia. Securing a...

January 2, 2019

Magpie Street protest hit by vandalism

SIGNS protesting the loss of community park space in Mt Pleasant were vandalised recently, five years after they were put up. Both signs were originally...

December 26, 2018

Super Rugby to play at Mars Stadium

A SUPER rugby practice match will be held at Mars Stadium on Friday, 1 February. The Melbourne Rebels will clash with the Queensland Reds in...