THE United Way Glenelg Santas on the Run, held during the Christmas Eve celebrations on the foreshore, was once again herald a success. It is the second year the event has run and it is hoped it will continue as … Continue reading
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AFTER a whirlwind few weeks of travelling, medical checks and packing, Heywood basketball star Nicola Handreck is about to say goodbye to the Australian summer as she looks to begin her American basketball college career. The 18-year-old guard will fly to the USA on Friday to start a four month preparation phase for what will be a four-year stint with Newbury College in South Carolina. While it might be a shock to go from a Portland summer to a Newbury … Continue reading →
CASTERTON based Australian number one drag racer Gavin Dohnt is excited about the strength of the field expected to enter the opening round of the Australian National Drag Racing Association Aeroflow Sportsman Drag Racing Association next weekend. Dohnt, who does … Continue reading →
THE Portland and District Cricket Association’s Under-13 Country Week continues to grow, with a record number of teams entering the third year of the competition. Eight associations will entre 12 teams in this year’s event, which will start on January … Continue reading →
THE charms of a summer in the south-west are still strong, according to district accommodation operators. Seaview Lodge owner and Portland Tourist Association president Dennis Carr said accommodation was packed at Cape Bridgewater. Speaking as PTA president, Mr Carr said … Continue reading →
THE United Way Glenelg Santas on the Run, held during the Christmas Eve celebrations on the foreshore, was once again herald a success. It is the second year the event has run and it is hoped it will continue as … Continue reading →
FORMER Portland couple Richard and Tanya Kot are relishing a different lifestyle after moving to Saudi Arabia. The couple moved to Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia for Mr Kot’s work a bit over a year ago and are finding it … Continue reading →
PORTLAND District Health is seeking three new members on its board of management from July 1. Board president Mike Noske said the three new members would be in addition to the seven existing members. Mr Noske said the board can … Continue reading →
NELSON Progress Association president John Davis has called on Victoria Police to reverse a decision not to have a permanent police presence in the town during the peak holiday season. Mr Davis said he feared Nelson would be targeted by … Continue reading →
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