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DYNAMIC Dance Ararat presented its 9th Annual Recital at Stawell Entertainment Centre on Saturday and Sunday.The dancers put on a variety of styles of dance including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip-hop. Dynamic Dance held its concert as a tribut
Ararat Rural City councillor Gwenda Allgood considering independent run for Ripon in 2018 Victorian election
ARARAT Rural City councillor Gwenda Allgood is considering a run for Ripon in the 2018 Victorian election as an independent candidate. Cr Allgood told the council meeting on Tuesday night that she had been approached about standing as a candidate. “I’m v
ANTICIPATION is growing in Ararat ahead of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Aradale Mental Hospital in October.Organisers have said many former staff members of Aradale have already indicated they intend to return to celebrate the important miles
ARARAT’S Golden Gateway Festival will kick off for 2017 with a parade down Barkly Street on October 29.Organisers have decided to hold the parade again since the re-emergence of participation at last year’s festival saw the number of floats double to 35.
Ararat Ladies Bike Group lends hand to Ararat Regional Bio Links Network to restore vegetation on Selwood...
ARARAT Ladies Bike Group has lent a hand to Ararat Regional Bio Links Network to restore vegetation at a site on Selwood Drive.Bio Links president Aileen Banfield said a large number of members of the bike group responded to a call for help. “On a recent
Sue Blizzard loves to run. She runs everything from five kilometres to marathons, and she runs them all over the country. WIN: Sue Blizzard took out the Stawell Ararat Cross Country Club’s Clem Hall Mem
After another exciting round of tennis, Carey Covers, Bendigo Bank and Christians' Buses all sit on top with 32 points ahead of the final round on October 13.Signtek won three sets to two and appeared safe after winning three of the first four sets until
Stawell and Ararat are great places to live; this is a secret that the rest of the state must be let in on if we are going to attract more residents.Our region is home to open spaces, wonderful people, beautiful countryside, great wineries restaurants an
Ararat Rural City will hold an online auction to sell unused or surplus materials and equipment from its depot. Graysonline will run the auction from September 20-26 at www.graysonline.com/sale/3013937. Bids will only be accepted via the website. The Auc
ARARAT 800 Primary School will be going up against Chewton, Tatura and Aspendale in the Victorian ResourceSmart Schools Awards.The award finalists were announced by Energy, Environment and Climate Change Minister Lily D'Ambrosio on Wednesday. Ararat 800
Ararat Rural City Municipal Emergency Management Plan 2017-20 praised by the State Emergency Services
ARARAT Rural City’s new emergency management plan has been praised by the State Emergency Services following an audit.Ararat’s Municipal Emergency Management Plan 2017-20 was endorsed by Council at the June 27 council meeting before successfully undergoi
Ararat’s Lucas Hamilton has taken another step in his development, signing a deal with Orica Scott to ride on the World Tour from next year.The three-year deal comes after a strong 12-month period where he won the king of the mountain classification at t
Western Victoria’s top Catholic has issued an open letter to church-goers that urged them to consider Pope Francis’ position on same-sex marriage.The carefully worded letter from Ballarat Diocese Bishop Paul Bird did not tell parishioners how to vote in
Ararat Rats reserves playing coach Jake Strafehl finished with the Wimmera Football League best and fairest runner-up trophy after a strong 2017 season.Strafehl coached the Rats reserves to a semi-final appearance after finishing the regular season in fo
Ararat Rats were well represented at the Wimmera Netball Association presentations with multiple top three finishes at the awards night in Horsham on Monday night.Kate Bligh was named the B Grade runner-up with 23 votes after a strong season for the Rats
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