THE entire community is invited to put its hands up to reconnect and create a new map for the future, with the revival of Hands Up Casterton. Launched in 2019, Hands Up saw more than 100 residents from all walks of life, including parents and grandparents, educators and community organisation leaders, come together over two […]
WORK on the Warrock Road bridge at Roseneath is expected to begin today, with residents issued with a works update, two days after last week’s Casterton News published news of their impatience with the stalled project. Warrock Road residents, Robert Simson, Clancy Burn and Tim and Alex Currie all spoke of their exasperation with constant […]
MILLICENT is a tough opponent across the board, at home and away, but the Cats managed to pick up one win each in the junior and senior divisions of Western Border netball at the weekend. The B Grade and 13 & Under B Cats continued their outstanding form to take their third and fourth wins […]
NEWSPAPER CLUB MERINO CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL LAST week we were so lucky to have Ally back to do another football clinic with us. We revisited some past skills from the last session last term like zombie fingers and holding the football and hand along it like a pancake and ice cream. We played new games and […]
ON TUESDAY, 10 February, the Grade 6 students, along with some Grade 5 students, took part in the Lion’s Youth of the Year Public Speaking Competition. Each student had spent time researching, writing, and practising their speeches over several weeks. The students chose a topic of interest to present to Lion’s Club members. The students’ […]
CASTERTON Sandford Football Netball Club welcomes the announcement of a recommended new structure for south-east South Australian football leagues, in 2024, earlier than the expected announcement date of mid-this-year. President Dylan Ayton said following the announcement of the SANFL’s working group announcement of recommended restructure, last week, he had received positive feedback from Mid South […]
BOLD Bourbon took home the 2023 Casterton FoodWorks Cup in convincing style for trainer Lindsey Smith and rider Dean Yendall, but it was a newly-crowned king of the live hedges that stole the limelight. A large crowd witnessed a fantastic day’s racing, especially a dominant performance by Elvison in the Pullen & Co Steeplechase. With […]
RESIDENTS at Dunrobin and Wando Vale are fed-up with the ongoing closure of the Warrock Road bridge at Roseneath, which some say is causing excessive time and kilometres to be added to what should be short trips. Neighbouring property owner, Robert Simson said the bridge, also known locally as Red Cap crossing, was damaged around […]
POLICE are giving notice to all bike and scooter riders about the need to wear a bicycle helmet - a mandatory safety requirement under Victorian law.
THE challenge was set and the community stepped up, with the whole Nutrien Ag Casterton team taking the plunge into the rather cool waters of the Glenelg River in its Do it for Dolly fundraising drive.