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January 28, 2023

Entries open for O’Keefe Challenge

IT’S time to put your training gear on and get ready for this year’s O’Keefe Challenge. The O’Keefe rail trail will fill with runners on...

January 27, 2023

Small school gets new leader

TOOBORAC Primary School’s new principal, Nick Williamson, says he wants everyone to feel welcome. “People should be able to walk through that gate and feel...

January 27, 2023

School’s back in, almost!

WHILE Heathcote’s kids were still firmly in holiday mode last week, teachers at Heathcote Primary School went back into the classroom to prepare for...

January 25, 2023

Award for access on court

  FOR Sally Duncan, her Medal of the Order of Australia is an acknowledgement of everything she’s been taught from an early age. “It’s about doing...

January 23, 2023

Park get together a celebration of a nation

EVERYONE is welcome at the Picnic in the Park at Barrack Reserve on Australia Day. Free ice cream, a petting zoo and musical entertainment are...

January 21, 2023

Beer and art: a winning combination

THERE'S much more to Palling Bros brewery than award-winning craft beer, it’s also a vibrant arts hub. Since the doors opened in June 2018, the...

January 20, 2023

New directory keeps community connected

THE new Heathcote Community Directory has been launched and it’s aiming to be a one stop shop for information on a wide range of...

January 20, 2023

Picnic time for teddy bears

IF you go down to Barrack Reserve on Saturday, 28 January, you’re sure of a big surprise. The recently formed Heathcote and Surrounds All Ages...

January 20, 2023

Euroa electoral office now open

THE office of newly elected Member for Euroa, Annabelle Cleeland, is now open at 25 Bridge Steet in Benalla. Ms Cleeland said the office would...

January 20, 2023

On a roll to help beat motor neurone disease

BOWLERS will be rolling in from far and wide for the Dennis Gleeson MND Superchallenge fundraiser this Australia Day at Heathcote Bowling Club. World Bowls...

January 20, 2023

Art inspired by nature

EMERGING artist Jessie Bleakley doesn’t shy from a challenge. Last year she completed her RMIT bachelor of fine arts at home while pregnant and with...

January 14, 2023

Local landscapes show off the great outdoors

LADYS Pass artist Judy Hutchins is aiming to bring a breath of fresh air to town with her new exhibition of oil paintings, A...

January 14, 2023

Scholarships up for grabs

HIGHER education students from Heathcote and Nagambie are invited to apply for the Community Bank Heathcote & District and Bendigo Bank Nagambie’s scholarship program. Successful...

January 13, 2023

Young driver on track for success

TAYLA French is still finding out what being a champion means. The 25-year-old former Heathcote resident took out the recent Haras des Trotteurs Australasian Young...

January 13, 2023

Family fun set for Australia Day

BARRACK Reserve will come alive on Australia Day with the fourth annual Picnic in the Park and it’s shaping up to be a great...

January 13, 2023

High praise for MND fundraising effort

THIS year’s Dennis Gleeson MND Superchallenge is set to reach a six-figure milestone. In early 2016 a group of Heathcote bowlers, now the Never Give...

January 13, 2023

2022 sees the rain come pouring down

HEATHCOTE was damper than average in 2022 with 893.3 millimetres of rain logged at the town’s Bureau of Meteorology weather station. This was the wettest...

December 9, 2022

Event to help put a smile on your dial

THIS Saturday it’s time to turn that frown upside down at Heathcote’s second annual Smile Day. In 2021 Heathcote Primary Health’s Dr Adel Asaid wanted...

December 9, 2022

Inputs sought on more youth events

HEATHCOTE resident Ruth Austin wants to see more events and activities for young people within a thirty-kilometre radius of the town. Spurred on by the...