ALTHOUGH Dunkeld woman, Kelly Barnes missed out on winning the AgriFutures Rural Women’s National Award earlier this week, she is upbeat about the future of her local Working Dog Training School and the scope of its associated mental health program.
THE Hamilton Spectator placed in the top three for the Rural Press Club of Victoria’s media outlet of the year award during a virtual ceremony on Thursday night. The Spectator was commended for its commitment to keeping the local community informed and was one of three outlets nominated for the prestigious award.
THANKS to a huge and selfless $16,000 donation from Coleraine Homes for the Aged Auxiliary - Coleraine District Health Service (CDHS) was able to purchase its own Triobike for residents to use which was presented on Tuesday.
AS vaccination rates across the state continue to soar, many Victorians breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday after Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews announced the significant easing of restrictions in Regional Victoria and Metropolitan Melbourne from 11.59pm on Thursday, October 21.
CONCERNS have been raised in the local community about the suitability of the locations of two major housing developments planned for Hamilton.
HAMILTON North Primary School (HNPS) has welcomed new principal, Lizzie Tout to the school to replace Don Beaton who stepped down after six years in the role.
ST JOSEPH’S Primary School in Coleraine is just one of the many regional schools that is learning about first aid when they received a talk and presentation from Rhythm First Aid’s Nicole Gleeson on Monday morning.
A FIRE engulfed a weatherboard cottage house in Ardonachie St, Macarthur on Thursday evening in circumstances that police have deemed as “suspicious”, with a man in custody in relation to the incident.
CONCERNS have been raised about last week’s announcement by the premier, Daniel Andrews to expand mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirements on October 15 to all people leaving home to work under the definition of “authorised workers”.
A BYADUK farmer in his nineties has walked away with three first prizes and one second prize in the fodder classes section of the 2021 Royal Adelaide Show.