Exhilarating ride one to remember for Benalla group
What unites us, excites us.
While most football loving fans have become accustomed to the once-a-year Big Freeze at the G’, it is the Daniher Drive that continues to push Neale Daniher’s message of ‘Fight MND’ (motor neuron disease) out into regional communities.
Sometimes something as small as ‘R U OK?’ is all you need to know someone cares.
It’s been a big few weeks for father and son Sam and Peter Symes who, in the space of about a week, took home big awards in the real estate industry late last month.
Benalla’s Carers & Parents Support Group celebrated its 30th year anniversary earlier this month, holding a special event to celebrate, alongside its annual general meeting.
Benalla basketball duo Charlotte Quilliam, 12, and Milly Evans, 12, have been selected to participate in the Gold Nugget Camp in Ballarat later this month where they will compete for a spot in the Southern Cross Challenge in January.
Right now Benalla bowls brothers Tyson and Koby Cromie are midway through the action of the Australian Schools Super Series, with the pair representing Victoria this week in Queensland.
Rebecca Webster has capped off her first year in the AFL system in style, named on the half-back flank in the VFL Women’s Team of the Year at this year’s Best and Fairest Awards after a stellar winter season with Geelong’s VFLW team.
Michael Harding, a Taungurung person — with the land inclusive of Benalla — is one of nine north-east regional candidates to be announced for the First Peoples’ Assembly election, with voting set to open next week.
Heading into a preliminary final against minor premier Tarrawingee at the weekend, the Benalla All Blacks’ B-grade netball team was no doubt the underdog.
After just missing out on a top three finish for MTX Best Trick in Minneapolis in August, Rob Adelberg has gotten himself back on the podium at the X Games in Norway, taking home a silver medal earlier this month.
The Proud and Deadly Awards’ second annual awards ceremony was held last week, with 41 indigenous students from Benalla recognised for their achievements this year.
The Victorian Government is set to announce a major contribution from its Regional Events Fund to help protect the longevity of the Winton Supersprints in the north-east region.
A group of Benalla lobbyists are fighting to ensure the Benalla train station best suits the needs and wants of the community in light of Australian Rail Track Corporation’s (ARTC) plan to double the size of the overpass for its Inland Rail project, which links freight trains from Melbourne and Brisbane via regional Victoria.
In recognition of Foster Carer Week, the Ensign’s Meg Saultry sat down and spoke to three foster carers about why they do what they do, as Upper Murray Family Care appeals to the north-east Victorian community for help find 40 more foster carers in the next year to help meet the demands of children in need of a home.
Benalla is getting the band back together, with premiership player Jake Pallpratt set to return to his hometown club after signing on for his first senior coaching role with the Saints.
St Jospeh’s Primary School officially opened its new Foundation Learning Centre in a blessing ceremony last week, with students, staff, parents and special guests on hand to celebrate.