Around Ararat Today: July 24

Weather:

It certainly was cold yesterday morning with a big frost sweeping through the town. Today will be cloudy with areas of rain. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures fell to around 5 and we should reach around 11 today.

Around Ararat Today:

11am: The Ararat Regional Library will be celebrating Playgroup Library Week with a pop-up playgroup session, with different activity areas such as blocks, books, baby toys and pretend play for ages 0-4.

12pm: Victorian Minister for Water, Peter Walsh will launch a detailed flood investigation for the region including new mapping at the Ararat SES Headquarters.

1.15pm: Victorian Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, Wendy Lovell will officially open the extension of the Ararat North Kinder Care.

Pic of the Day:

Frost covers the turf at the winning post of NMIT Ararat Park yesterday morning. More great photos on the Ararat Turf Club's Facebook page.

Frost covers the turf at the winning post of NMIT Ararat Park yesterday morning. More great photos on the Ararat Turf Club's Facebook page.

Quote of the Day:

"I didn't expect it to be as convincing as what it was." - Moyston/Willaura coach Trent Fiscalini on the back of his team's 84-point victory, which made the equal second-placed Southern Eagles look second rate.

Trains:

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

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