A THOUSAND school kids, two past group one racehorse champions, a minister, and the Melbourne Cup were just side props compared to Wangaratta Turf Club’s…
WANGARATTA Rovers have taken the first steps towards recovering from a disastrous 2018 season by locking away almost all of its graduating under 18 premiership players.
WONGA Park Drive residents will take their fight against a proposed 42 lot development granted a planning permit by the Rural City of Wangaratta council to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, despite being in favour of the subdivision.
RESIDENTS and business operators have two months to have their say on a design plan that will reshape the way people move, how existing buildings connect to the natural environment, and guide future development in urban Wangaratta.
WITH the Fire Danger Period confirmed to begin on October 29, the CFA is urging the public to be prepared for the season and aware of fire danger.
ALL of Wangaratta is invited to get involved in this weekend’s Relay for Life which takes place at the WJ Findlay Oval tomorrow and Sunday morning.
THE Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and Sergeant Wayne Gatt (The Police Association Victoria) will meet “Head to Head” at Wangaratta next Tuesday to end their 1000km trek to raise support and funds for police mental health.
A SUSPICIOUS fire, which engulfed and damaged the western corner of a wooden building at the Wangaratta Showgrounds on Sunday evening, is continuing to be investigated by Wangaratta detectives.
WANGARATTA is not immune to the food crisis revealed in the Foodbank Hunger Report released on Monday.
A MAN who had to be subdued with capsicum spray by custodial officers after his last court appearance has been jailed for six months for assaulting his former girlfriend.
HEALTHY numbers of livestock entries to the Wangaratta Show have been praised by agricultural society president Bernie Evans as one of the highlights of a successful event at the weekend.
BRAVE the helmet hair this month and join Australia’s biggest celebration of commuter riding at National Ride2Work Day this Wednesday.
WITH warm weather predicted and plenty of sideshows and entertainment to be enjoyed, the Wangaratta Show looks set to welcome large crowds today and tomorrow.
BENALLA All Blacks’ hopes of remaining a legitimate contender for next year’s Ovens and King premiership could hinge on whether star utility Riley Moran re-signs with the club.
IT’S been a stop-start beginning to the season for Rovers United Bruck and it has been made more difficult by the fact many of the side’s key players are injured or unavailable.
WANGARATTA is hopeful of luring a couple of former premiership players back to the Norm Minns Oval as it aims to go one better than this year’s runner-up finish to Albury.
WANGARATTA cricketers have filled almost half the line-up after the North East Knights announced its final under 14 squad for the upcoming 2018/19 Youth Premier League.
CAGEY veteran Brett Goodwin finished on top of the table when it mattered most at the Wangaratta Lawn Tennis Club on Saturday afternoon, winning the premier section ahead of a star-studded field.
BOTH sides started the game slowly, shaking off the off-season rust, but Myrtleford’s height and stifling defence ensured Wangaratta Warriors were unable to get into any sort of groove.
A GREAT team win.
CITY Colts remain undefeated after a clinical batting performance on Saturday.
RATS have caused more than $100,000 damage to one of Wangaratta’s most treasured possessions.
Wayne Schwass knows as well as anybody about the devastating impact of mental illness.
A FREE trip to Berlin and Ibiza was an unexpected reward for Wangaratta’s Ashleigh Ham (pictured).
FROM live music delights to bus tours exploring the region, this year’s Seniors Festival is set to offer a myriad of opportunities for senior citizens to enjoy.
STOCK agents are talking up this week’s Wangaratta spring weaner sale to be a unique opportunity for producers, dispelling doom and gloom suggestions of a lack of buyer confidence due to a dry winter in some areas.
THE great Aussie chicken parmigiana is now offering more than a good feed on a cold winter’s day, with $1 from every ‘parma’ sold from participating pubs and clubs going to drought stricken farmers.
WELCOME rain may have fallen this week, but a mass offload of beef cattle is expected at upcoming sales across the North East due to the prolonged dry conditions through autumn and winter, and uncertainty heading into the spring months.
VENDORS and buyers at Wangaratta Saleyards can expect cheap fees, with an independent company, made up of local industry specialists, now installed to direct the business enterprise.