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August 16, 2022

Social meet for weekly walk and talk

FACILITATED by Hesse Rural Health, residents of Rokewood and surrounds have been meeting at the Rokewood Community Health Centre on Tuesdays at 9am to...

August 15, 2022

FECRI releases renal research

RESEARCHERS from the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute have released findings into a study on the use of personalised treatment for renal cancer patients. Titled...

August 14, 2022

Campaign targeting opioid overdose

A MONTH-long push by Ballarat Community Health is aiming to prevent opioid overdose deaths in the region. BCH’s manager of alcohol and other drugs services...

August 12, 2022

Week encouraging student scientists

KIDS at Bannockburn P-12 College will spend next week being budding young scientists. From Monday, 15 August to Friday, 19 August, the school will host...

August 11, 2022

Hotel hosting monthly music meetups

ON the first Sunday of each month, the Rokewood Hotel becomes the stomping grounds for a motley crew of musicians to meet, perform and...

August 11, 2022

Quilters sew up cohesiveness

EVERY Monday evening at 6pm, a group of friendly threaders meet at Haddon Community Centre for quilting and conversation. The group has been meeting for...

August 9, 2022

Shelves cleared at food collective

FOLLOWING a meeting in early June, Buninyong Community Collective has closed for trading. The bulk food provider closed its doors later that month with the...

August 5, 2022

Student performers step onto the big stage

CHILDREN from Bannockburn’s St Mary MacKillop Catholic Primary School are on a trip to Melbourne today to take part an annual school story-dance program,...

August 4, 2022

Local rescuer brings back global knowledge

OVER four days in late July, Bannockburn SES Unit Controller Blake Shawcross took part in the annual Australasian Road Rescue Challenge in Tamworth, New...

August 4, 2022

Hopper celebrates match milestone

ROKEWOOD-Corindhap Football Netball Club’s Paul Wells recently played his two hundredth senior game with the club. Having run on for the Hoppers since 2003 in...

August 4, 2022

New GP ready to treat at Teesdale

AFTER more than fifteen years as an emergency physician, Dr Emad Hassan has changed his area of speciality. Last week he joined Teesdale Family Medical...

July 29, 2022

Mental quizzing for kindergarten cause

AN adults-only trivia night is returning as part of an annual fundraising initiative for Rokewood Kindergarten. The event will take place on Friday, 5 August...

July 29, 2022

Tennis club hosting social meet

SOCIAL tennis on back on court as with Bannockburn’s club is looking to mingle with the community. On Friday, 12 August, people are invited into...

July 28, 2022

Women wanted to take to the pitch

INVERLEIGH Cricket Club is looking to form a women’s team for the upcoming season. With two men’s senior teams, five junior squads and a Master...

July 28, 2022

Out scouting for new equipment

BANNOCKBURN’S first Scouts group is asking everyone to get involved in their annual raffle drive. Facilitated by Scouts Victoria as part of their statewide initiative,...

July 28, 2022

Henderson hammers roundabout lights

VICTORIAN Senator Sarah Henderson has taken aim at the State Government following the delayed completion of Bannockburn’s town entrance roundabout. Connecting Geelong, Clyde, and Kelly...

July 28, 2022

Census captures Shire’s growth

THE Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest census has revealed the numbers for the Shire’s growing population. Nearly 3300 new residents have been welcomed into Golden...

July 28, 2022

Awards finalists a celebration of resilience

FINALISTS for the 2022 Federation University Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards were announced last week at Civic Hall. Out of 139 applicants, 39 companies were...

July 25, 2022

Still shots of unstill life

HOW do you capture the passing of time? Well, photographer Ian Kemp aims to ask that question as part of his upcoming photo exhibition at...

July 23, 2022

Creative kid crafts business

TANI Goldsmith has become quite the entrepreneur. Since January, she’s been crafting handmade scrunchies and, after selling them to friends and family, has expanded her...

July 22, 2022

Women’s Network shares local history

ARCHAEOLOGIST Simon Coxe has some findings to show everyone. On Friday, 29 July, Golden Plains Rural Women’s Network is inviting the community into the Rokewood...

July 22, 2022

Club celebrates past teams

GENERATIONS of Buninyong Football Netball Club players gathered in the club rooms last Saturday to catchup and reminisce. Members from 11 teams from across 50...

July 21, 2022

Farm milking consistent accolades

THE largest sheep and goat dairy farm in Australia has cause to celebrate. Meredith Dairy won big at the Sydney Royal Cheese and Dairy Produce...

July 21, 2022

Bike track and skatepark plans finalised

FOLLOWING two years of community campaigning, Meredith’s skatepark is set to receive an overhaul. Final designs for the space, located at Meredith Cricket and Recreation...