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FOLLOWING his own experience recovering from post-concussion syndrome, Robbie Frawley launched his own podcast, Stories of Recovery over the weekend.

Stories of Recovery was created to help other people with neurological conditions (concussion, stroke, TBI and chronic pain) in their recovery.

Growing up on a sheep and cattle farm just outside of Hamilton, Robbie, like many country kids, played a lot of contact sport.

Eliza Sears - November 25, 2021

A HAMILTON couple had reason to celebrate on the weekend after winning $831,613.44 on their Division 1 TattsLotto ticket.

Speaking with an official from The Lott on Monday, the husband said he hadn’t slept at all since receiving the good news.

“I’d been out with my wife, and we’d just gotten home when she decided to check our TattsLotto ticket,” he said. - November 25, 2021

LEADING Australian convenience retailer OTR has announced the opening of its brand-new store in Hamilton.

The OTR Hamilton store, located at 86-90 Coleraine Road, will open in early December and operate 24/7, 365 days a year.

OTR Hamilton will provide customers with ultimate convenience and offers freshly ground, barista-made C Coffee, HappyWash (Automatic touchless car wash), Moe’s Dog and Shake, EAT Bakery, OhJ and Hungry Jack’s. - November 25, 2021

WHAT do building a drivable car made of Lego, cheating at school, asking kids how you could run your business better, finding a “monopoly” and a smartphone have in common? The easy answer would be nothing. The answer in this case might be Steve Sammartino. The long-term answer might be giving Portland and Glenelg Shire […]

Chalpat Sonti - November 25, 2021

A HAMILTON man who was charged with digitally raping a girl at a college party sleep over in October 2018 has been found not guilty.

Cameron Pepper, 26, was found not guilty on two rape charges and two attempted rape charges in the Warrnambool County Court on Tuesday, following a jury deliberation that lasted days and saw 11 of the 12 members side with him.

The trial began on November 1 and finally concluded after the court heard from numerous witnesses who were at the Stephen Street house on the night of October 26, 2018. - November 24, 2021

THE total number of cases for the COVID-19 outbreak in Hamilton now stands at 26 following the announcement of eight new cases on Wednesday morning.

Over 1000 people have heeded the call to ‘get tested’, in response to a COVID-19 outbreak linked to a country music event at the Hamilton Golf Club on Sunday, November 14.

On Tuesday, the cluster had grown to 18, with 14 of those having attended the music event in person, three were household contacts and one was a workplace contact. - November 24, 2021

IF there’s one thing that has been the key to success for the Wood, Wine and Roses festival, it has been the ability to keep changing to keep the public’s interest. And that has never before been more important than now, as the festival committee looks forward to the 2022 event in Heywood. Glenelg Shire’s […]

Chalpat Sonti - November 24, 2021

LOCKDOWNS and the strain of COVID-19 restrictions on families have seen the increased prevalence and reporting of family and domestic violence (FDV).

Eliza Sears - November 23, 2021

THE Narrawong Holiday Park – now the Narrawong Island Holiday Park – is a local institution and popular holiday spot in summer, but the new owners, Brad and Sal Williams, have ideas that they feel can make it even better. After taking over from previous owners Troy and Lisa Barras in July this year, the […]

Thomas Drew - November 23, 2021

WELLWAYS is continuing to work towards breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health and working to unite the community after two years of ongoing lockdowns and harsh restrictions.

Blair Burns - November 23, 2021