Around Ararat Today: July 21

Weather:

We are in for a cloudy day today with patches of light frost this morning. Heading for a top of 12 degrees.

What's on Today:

Balgartnie Centre, which provides psychosocial rehabilitation and support to people with mental health issues in the Ararat Rural City, Pyrenees and Northern Grampians shires, celebrates 22 years of service today. To mark the occasion the staff would like to welcome the public to join the celebration and the story telling at an open day from 11am-2pm. A light lunch will be provided.

Pic of the Day:

Ararat Rats' under 17 captains Riley Taylor and Aidan Moar practice their handball with Scott Turner and Deputy Premier Peter Ryan last week. Picture: PETER PICKERING

Ararat Rats' under 17 captains Riley Taylor and Aidan Moar practice their handball with Scott Turner and Deputy Premier Peter Ryan last week. Picture: PETER PICKERING

Quote of the Day:

"Education wants $300,000 for it and we think $300,000 of ratepayers money on an asset that we have been maintaining for 20 years is a bit rich." - Ararat Rural City CEO Andrew Evans on the price the Department of Education is asking for the acquisition of Gordon Street Oval. See tomorrow's Ararat Advertiser for full story. 

Trains:

All services are running on time according to V/Line.

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