Around Ararat today: June 10

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Weather: 

Partly cloudy today with areas of morning fog in the east. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

Trains: 

From Melbourne today and tomorrow, trains will depart for Ballarat and will then be a coach at these times:

08:04 from Southern Cross

12:08 from Southern Cross

To Melbourne, it will be coaches all the way:

12:10 from Ararat

16:54 from Ararat

Pic of the Day:

Personal trainer Shannan Ponton from The Biggest Loser led the very first Ararat Boot Camp over the weekend, which included a variety of activities such as a workout at Richardson Oval, hike up Mount William and One Tree Hill climb. Shannan is pictured above giving Angela Walsham and Tracey Dugan some encouragement.

Quote of the Day:

“We are already starting preliminary discussions with all sorts of organisations to see what is out there, but we won’t know for sure until they can see the completed facility.” – Ararat Rural City Council’s Alison Tonkin on talking with a number of sporting bodies, including Cricket Australia to gauge what professional matches Alexandra Oval’s new multi-use facility can attract.

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