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April 11, 2024

School greets overseas visitors

STAFF and students at Cape Clear Primary School received special visitors last week who travelled all the way from the similarly-named Cape Clear...

April 6, 2024

Take a tour for town history

EVER wanted a guided exploration through the history of Linton and surrounds? Members of the Linton and District Historical Society are looking to deliver just...

April 5, 2024

Health service proposes pharmacy

STAFF at Hesse Rural Health are looking to expand their services at Rokewood. A planning application has been made to develop a new pharmacy at...

April 4, 2024

Shire boss leaves top spot

GOLDEN Plains Shire's chief executive officer Eric Braslis announced his resignation last week after more than six years in the role. Mayor Cr Brett Cunningham...

March 19, 2024

Residents reject proposed wind farm

RESIDENTS at Lethbridge, Teesdale and surrounds are pushing back against a proposed wind farm which would see up to sixty wind turbine generators and...

March 17, 2024

Call-out to help with community event

ORGANISERS behind a free community day in the region are calling out for people to take part in its return. Coordinated by the Maude, She...

March 13, 2024

Tractor tribute to pull in crowd

A FIXTURE of twentieth century farming machinery is set to be celebrated for the second year in a row with the return of the...

March 12, 2024

Nollsie to bring nostalgic show

THE voice behind Australia’s biggest-selling single of 2004 is coming to Ballarat next month.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album, That’s...

March 11, 2024

Lofty new space secured for youth

THE Y Ballarat’s youth team now have a dedicated space just upstairs from the organisation’s Barkly Square base.

Launched recently, the space called...

March 11, 2024

Benches help school yard connections

MEMBERS of Alfredton Rotary Club have been working to provide primary students with a safe space to come out of their shells and...

March 10, 2024

Putting the past on show

A NUMBER of Ballarat creatives are revisiting their pasts with a new exhibition at Art Space Ballarat.

Visual art group The Colourful Bunch’s...

March 9, 2024

Planting the seeds for connection

FOSTERING community and creating spaces for positive change is a key driver for Lou Ridsdale, who’s celebrating a decade of her Food is...

March 9, 2024

Around the globe for new show

ROSS Creek Gallery’s latest exhibitor is showcasing the results of about three years’ worth of national and overseas travelling to attendees.

Printmaker, Damon...

March 8, 2024

The story behind a classic car and its proud owner

THOSE travelling through or based at Meredith and surrounds might be used to seeing an eye-catching call back to the era of classic...

March 8, 2024

Week celebrates female cricket

WOMEN around the wicket were highlighted recently with cricket matches played over the week in the leadup to International Women’s Day.

Organised through...

March 8, 2024

Local sports stars sweep state awards

BALLARAT athletes represented their region over the past two weekends with competitors from across the state taking part in the Victorian Track and...

March 5, 2024

Permanent place held for printmaker

THE site of a hand therapy service in Ballarat’s health precinct has seen a permanent touch of colour with the walls and outdoor garden...

March 4, 2024

Act to tour country-style classics

AN alt-country offshoot of one of Australia’s seminal indie bands are set to bring their sound to the region in support of their debut...

March 4, 2024

Fest to showcase operatic offerings

THE region’s vocal and choral character is set to be explored throughout 2024 with the return of the Ballarat Opera Festival. Launching this Thursday through...

March 3, 2024

Solo show to celebrate life

THE legacy of a deceased Ballarat artist is set to go on display as part of a new exhibition at Melbourne’s Koorie Heritage...

March 2, 2024

Health orgs call for disaster plan

VICTORIA’S coalition of community health services, operating under the banner of the Alliance of Rural and Regional Community Health, or ARRCH, are calling...

March 2, 2024

Advocate honoured for seeing the invisible

WHETHER it be raising awareness for women’s safety during her time as a student, or to the security of casual contracts while at...

March 1, 2024

Free arts event set to return

THE region’s creatively-minded will be on full display this weekend with the return of the seventh annual Smythesdale Arts and Music Fiesta.


March 1, 2024

Citizen scientist to chat about bats

THE importance of bats in the region is set to be explored this month as part of a free talk hosted by the...