HEYWOOD bull-rider, Sam Woodall, had a weekend to remember, taking out the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Australia Grand Finals event title on Saturday night in Townsville, Queensland.
THE Portland Yacht Club’s summer has only just begun, after being delayed for the usual reasons earlier this year. With racing on Sundays, social gatherings on Fridays and beginner programs during the week, the club is already quite busy. New members are growing the club’s numbers every week, and Commodore Andrew Hays is determined to […]
A CHANCE meeting at a house party more than 60 years ago has led to a lifetime of happiness for one Portland couple. Just like something you would see on the silver screen, Kenneth Smith walked into a party on Otway Street, spotted Katherine across the room and knew she was the one. “We knew […]
THERE were two new COVID-19 cases recorded locally on Sunday, November 28, which brings the total number of cases to 36 from the country music event at the Hamilton Golf Club on Sunday November 14.
THE State Government is considering applying a vaccination mandate to children aged five-11 years old, which would see those who are unvaccinated banned from hospitality venues, retail, and major events.
THE Glenelg Region Hockey Association ended its 2021 season on a high with its presentations on Sunday.
THE Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) kerbside waste collection service for the Southern Grampians Shire residents will return to the regular fortnightly collection from December 1.
EXCITING junior basketballers, Charlie Baker, Jack Sobey, Ruby Cleaver and Holly Rook have been selected to compete at next year’s Kumon Country-Metro Challenge following impressive performances at the Gold Nugget Camp.
THESE two sheoak trees have enjoyed some of Portland’s best views for a very long time – all the while providing vital habitat for wildlife and birds as well as doing their small bit for soil stabilisation on the cliffs – but they appear to have been deliberately poisoned. North Portland resident Jeanne Kelly said […]
BUDDING Portland artists Kaylene Baker is celebrating success, with her original painting selling for almost $1000 through an online auction last month. Two Cockatoos, by Ms Barker, was painted during an art therapy class she attended in Hamilton prior to Covid lockdowns. Home @ Scope house supervisor Alison Duffy said the class had been greatly […]