Around Ararat today: May 23

Weather :

Cloudy. Isolated showers contracting to the coast in the late afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.


Buses will replace trains from Ararat for most services on the weekend. Check for more information.

Local Business

What's on around Ararat today:

Ararat College: Wear Red for Red Cross

Ararat Active City: Tummies and Thighs, Ararat YMCA, 10am

What's on around Ararat this weekend:

Saturday: Football Interleague - Wimmera vs North Central Football League at St Arnaud; Mininera and District Football League vs Golden Rivers Football League at Lake Bolac.

Saturday: Ararat Outdoor Olympic Pool Committee Ball, 7.30pm, Ararat Performing Arts Centre, tickets at 2Taggs.

Sunday: Seppelt Wedding Expo, Seppelt Great Western Winery, 11am-3pm.

Quote of the Day:

"Like for those hard days where you think 'I just want to eat 5000 Tim Tams and give up', then they can give us a ring and that might be the perfect opportunity to say 'Right, stop, put your runners on and we'll just go for a walk around the lake', so they've got a support network," Katrina Pianta said of the new Active8 program where the Biggest Loser contestants will mentor eight new 'contestants' in a healthy lifestyle program. 

Pic of the Day: Megan Shea entered the record books last weekend, clocking up 450 games of netball with the Ararat Football/Netball Club.

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