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The Courier
Sex worker allegedly injured and robbed of cash with a baseball bathimself with a baseball bat to rob and injure a sex worker in a Bacchus Marsh s
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
himself with a baseball bat to rob and injure a sex worker in a Bacchus Marsh street. Peter Momcilovic, 35, fronted the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Wednesday for a committal hearing into the alleged incident in the early hours of June 13,... Read more
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The Courier
Pell’s lawyers denied medical recordsBallarat’s Cardinal George Pell's lawyers have been denied access to further co
The Courier / Posted 8 hours ago
Ballarat’s Cardinal George Pell's lawyers have been denied access to further complainants' medical records as they prepare his defence against historical sexual offence charges. Pell, the highest-ranking Catholic official to be charged with sexual... Read more
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The Courier
Possible jail for former council official who grifted $200,000Carey will likely face time behind bars for defrauding council. A former manag
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Carey will likely face time behind bars for defrauding council. A former manager of sport and recreation for City of Ballarat will likely be sent to prison for defrauding the council of almost $200,000 between 2013 and 2015. Lukas Carey and... Read more
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The Courier
‘You will be sent out in a body bag’: threats hurled at magistrateA Ballarat couple have been remanded in custody after almost 100 grams of metha
The Courier / Posted yesterday
A Ballarat couple have been remanded in custody after almost 100 grams of methamphetamine and cannabis were found in their house earlier this month. Amy Spicer, 28, was first to appear in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court yesterday, on drug... Read more
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The Courier
City of Ballarat fined almost $8000 for Smythesdale landfill breachRubbish: Ballarat Regional Landfill on Glenelg Road, Smythesdale in 2014. Pictu
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Rubbish: Ballarat Regional Landfill on Glenelg Road, Smythesdale in 2014. Picture: Jeremy Bannister Ballarat City Council has been issued a nearly $8000 fine by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). City of Ballarat’s Regional Landfill site at... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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Western Advocate
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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Manning River Times
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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The North West Star
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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The Border Mail
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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The Courier
Watch dramatic footage of bottle shop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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The Courier
Single use plastic bags in a stitch with Boomerang Bags launchGreen team: Hattie and the Wolf owner Andrea Hurley and Ballarat Wholefoods Col
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Green team: Hattie and the Wolf owner Andrea Hurley and Ballarat Wholefoods Collective's Wendy Aston holding the Boomerang Bags. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric Three local businesswomen are coming together to reduce Ballarat’s reliance on plastic bags... Read more
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Canberra Times
Cardinal George Pell's barrister: loud, socially progressive and an avowed atheistrise. Robert Richter is arguably Australia’s foremost criminal defence counsel
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
rise. Robert Richter is arguably Australia’s foremost criminal defence counsel, feted for his forensic intellect and courtroom advocacy. Photo: Simon Schluter All that came to an end, however, in early 2016, when reports surfaced, first in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Christian Brother left victims 'broken and traumatised', court hearsFormer Ballarat Christian Brother left abuse victims 'broken and traumatised',
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Former Ballarat Christian Brother left abuse victims 'broken and traumatised', court hears A former Christian Brother who has twice avoided prison for abusing children should be jailed after he pleaded guilty to more charges, prosecutors have told a... Read more
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The Courier
Watch dramatic footage of bottleshop being held up at gunpointon May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They a
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
on May 16, while Dargan was arrested at a Heathcote property on May 30. They appeared in the dock together at the County Court at Ballarat on Friday for a plea hearing. Walker read an apology at the start if the hearing, saying the armed robbery... Read more
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The Courier
Moving in on a massive scalestudent Ben Gibbs moves in to the university's residences before starting study
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
student Ben Gibbs moves in to the university's residences before starting study next week. Picture: Lachlan Bence Ballarat’s population swelled yesterday as about 350 new students moved in to Fed Uni accommodation across the city. For... Read more
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The Courier
Disgraced Christian Brother Farrell back in courtTwo pupils sexually assaulted by a former Christian brother more than 40 years
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Two pupils sexually assaulted by a former Christian brother more than 40 years ago have told a Melbourne court of the emotional toll they continue to suffer because of his abuse. Former Christian brother Stephen Farrell, 66, pleaded guilty on Friday... Read more
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The Courier
Young man told to stop wasting life as he faces more than 30 chargesSmithers, pleaded guilty to 31 charges, including failing to stop on police req
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Smithers, pleaded guilty to 31 charges, including failing to stop on police request, unlicensed driving and speeding. The Ballarat Magistrates Court was told on Thursday the 27-year-old’s offending spanned from November 2016 to October 2017 when... Read more
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The Courier
Young man told to stop wasting life as he faces more than 30 charegesSmithers, pleaded guilty to 31 charges, including failing to stop on police req
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Smithers, pleaded guilty to 31 charges, including failing to stop on police request, unlicensed driving and speeding. The Ballarat Magistrates Court was told on Thursday the 27-year-old’s offending spanned from November 2016 to October 2017 when... Read more
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The Courier
The Courier Domain – open homes | Saturday, February 17 to Saturday February 24, 2018Saturday 17th February - 1.00pm - 1.30pm | 47 Loch Avenue, Ballarat Central | A
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Saturday 17th February - 1.00pm - 1.30pm | 47 Loch Avenue, Ballarat Central | Auction 3/3 @ 11AM | 5331 1111 Looking for a new home? Check out these properties on the market that are open for inspection this week. Saturday 17th February 10.00am -... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cardinal George Pell's barrister: loud, socially progressive and avowed atheistrise. Robert Richter is arguably Australia’s foremost criminal defence counsel
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
rise. Robert Richter is arguably Australia’s foremost criminal defence counsel, feted for his forensic intellect and courtroom advocacy. Photo: Simon Schluter All that came to an end, however, in early 2016, when reports surfaced, first in... Read more
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The Courier
I wasn’t drink driving, officer, it was some other ‘dude’ in my carroad, stopped his vehicle and turned off the lights. The driver got out of the
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
road, stopped his vehicle and turned off the lights. The driver got out of the vehicle and appeared alcohol-affected, the Ballarat Magistrates Court was told on Thursday. Police could smell alcohol on his breath and he could not stand... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can you guess how old these daters are?nurture and grow Koala turns up at children’s swimming lessons Horrific visio
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
nurture and grow Koala turns up at children’s swimming lessons Horrific vision after truck carrying 170 sheep crashes in Ballarat Terrifying moment car dangerously overtakes caravan at high speed Ronni Kahn explains difference between 'use by'... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nearly half of women say they've experienced low sex drive: Here's whycatches truck flying through the air and into water Horrific vision after truc
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
catches truck flying through the air and into water Horrific vision after truck carrying 170 sheep crashes in Ballarat Koala turns up at children’s swimming lessons Terrifying moment car dangerously overtakes caravan at high... Read more
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Canberra Times
The village that fought and lost a war against the new water merchantsof Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow nam
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
of Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow named Tim Carey, whose family owns the Ballarat-based Black Mount Spring Water, blew in and purchased a small farm and orchard on Cue Springs Road, south of the... Read more
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The Courier
Charges relating to Ballarat manhunt resolveCharges relating to a police ramming which sparked a manhunt across Ballarat in
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Charges relating to a police ramming which sparked a manhunt across Ballarat in June have resolved, a court has been told. Adam Troy Sandlant, 39, was arrested on June 8, two days after a police car was rammed and the vehicle involved was found... Read more
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WA Today
The village that fought and lost a war against the new water merchantsof Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow nam
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
of Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow named Tim Carey, whose family owns the Ballarat-based Black Mount Spring Water, blew in and purchased a small farm and orchard on Cue Springs Road, south of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The village that fought and lost a war against the new water merchantsof Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow nam
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
of Stanley have been angered by this venture ever since 2013, when a fellow named Tim Carey, whose family owns the Ballarat-based Black Mount Spring Water, blew in and purchased a small farm and orchard on Cue Springs Road, south of the... Read more
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The Courier
Woman mopped up blood after serious North Ballarat assaultPolice. A 29-year-old woman accused of mopping up a man’s blood with a towel t
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Police. A 29-year-old woman accused of mopping up a man’s blood with a towel to conceal a serious assault at her North Ballarat home has been committed to stand trial. But Shannon Lee Jeffrey claims she did not know an alleged assault was... Read more
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The Courier
‘Domino effect’ of royal commission led to complaints against Pell, court hearsThe first sexual offence complaint against Ballarat’s Cardinal George Pell set
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
The first sexual offence complaint against Ballarat’s Cardinal George Pell set off a "domino effect" of allegations but should not be believed, a court has been told. The initial complaint came from an "unreliable and uncredible" source, Pell's... Read more
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The Courier
Two more Ballarat men charged over alleged gang bashing of teenUPDATE, FEBRUARY 14, 2018: Two more Ballarat district men have been charged wit
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
UPDATE, FEBRUARY 14, 2018: Two more Ballarat district men have been charged with serious assault offences, taking to four the number of men accused of a bashing in Warrnambool on January 21. Detective Senior Constable Craig Wastell, of the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Family of murdered WWII veteran get jail boost for killerThe family of war veteran brutally murdered in his home on the eve of his 90th
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
The family of war veteran brutally murdered in his home on the eve of his 90th birthday has lauded a move by the Court of Appeal to add eight years to the sentence of one of his killers. In April last year, 29-year-old Jonathon Cooper was sentenced... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Family of murdered WWII veteran get jail boost for killerThe family of war veteran brutally murdered in his home on the eve of his 90th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The family of war veteran brutally murdered in his home on the eve of his 90th birthday has lauded a move by the Court of Appeal to add eight years to the sentence of one of his killers. In April last year, 29-year-old Jonathon Cooper was sentenced... Read more
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The Courier
‘You are just wasting my time’: magistrate slams police taunterto The Courier's Facebook page. A man who taunted law enforcement on social me
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
to The Courier's Facebook page. A man who taunted law enforcement on social media had his bail application refused in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Monday. Clynton Walker’s image was released publicly for being wanted on at least eight... Read more
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The Courier
Drunk clubber punches friend’s tooth out after ‘15 to 20’ whiskeysA young Ballarat man has been slapped with a fine and conviction for recklessly
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
A young Ballarat man has been slapped with a fine and conviction for recklessly causing injury after a fight broke out between himself and a mate at Bluestone nightclub in September. Benjamin Gornalle pleaded guilty to the single charge at the... Read more
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The Courier
‘You are just wasting my time’: magistrate slams police taunterA man who taunted law enforcement on social media had his bail application refu
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
A man who taunted law enforcement on social media had his bail application refused in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on Monday. Clynton Walker’s image was released publicly for being wanted on at least eight outstanding warrants when he posted... Read more
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The Courier
Walker bail a ‘terrible bet’A man who taunted law enforcement on social media had his bail application refu
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
A man who taunted law enforcement on social media had his bail application refused in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Clynton Walker’s image was released publicly for being wanted on at least eight outstanding warrants when he posted... Read more
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The Courier
Arrest after tyres of more than 15 cars slashed around Lake Wendoureewith two counts of aggravated burglary and possessing a controlled weapon. The
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
with two counts of aggravated burglary and possessing a controlled weapon. The Wendouree resident will appear in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court this morning for a remand hearing. The charges relate to aggravated burglaries in homes on... Read more
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The Courier
Arrest after tyres of more than 15 cars slashed around Lake Wendoureewith two counts of aggravated burglary and possessing a controlled weapon. The
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
with two counts of aggravated burglary and possessing a controlled weapon. The Wendouree resident will appear in the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court this morning for a remand hearing. The charges relate to aggravated burglaries in homes on... Read more
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The Courier
The road closures you need to know about for the Queen’s Baton RelayIan Thorpe during the Queen's Baton Relay in Pyrmont, Sydney earlier this month
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Ian Thorpe during the Queen's Baton Relay in Pyrmont, Sydney earlier this month. The Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in Ballarat about 12.20pm on Tuesday en route from Werribee. The baton will pass by the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka... Read more
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The Courier
Queen’s Baton Relay: carrying new message as part of historyathletes. The Queen’s Baton Relay will call on 28 tireless community volunteer
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
athletes. The Queen’s Baton Relay will call on 28 tireless community volunteers and athletes as messengers through Ballarat on Tuesday. She joins a convoy that stretched from Buckingham Palace last month through every Commonwealth nation... Read more
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The Courier
Man admits aiming handgun at pregnant woman in Mair Streetat a pregnant woman and her friend outside a Mair Street medical clinic. Brend
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
at a pregnant woman and her friend outside a Mair Street medical clinic. Brendan Heath Lord’s sentence was deferred at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Friday until March 14. Magistrate Ronald Saines released Lord on bail after 38 days in... Read more
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The Courier
Stolen bank cards, birth certificates, financial documents found at Wendouree homerefused bail. Christopher Troy Halson, 36, told police he bought the documents
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
refused bail. Christopher Troy Halson, 36, told police he bought the documents from a man named Leisure Suits Larry, the Ballarat Magistrates Court was told during a bail application hearing on Friday. Police allege they located the documents at... Read more
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The Courier
‘You need to get off the drugs’: judge slams addicted motherThe court has given a Ballarat drug addict and serial offender every opportunit
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
The court has given a Ballarat drug addict and serial offender every opportunity over the past nine years to rehabilitate, a judge has said. County Court Judge Michael McInerney was not prepared to change Renae Gafa’s 10 month jail sentence imposed... Read more
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The Courier
More charges laid over Skipton sheep theftswith six counts of theft. He was arrested, interviewed, charged and bailed to
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
with six counts of theft. He was arrested, interviewed, charged and bailed to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on April 16. He's the second person charged in relation to the theft which were allegedly committed between November 3... Read more
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The Courier
Sheep theft gang chargeswith six counts of theft. He was arrested, interviewed, charged and bailed to
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
with six counts of theft. He was arrested, interviewed, charged and bailed to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on April 16. He's the second person charged in relation to the theft which were allegedly committed between November 3... Read more
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The Courier
MAP | Check out Ballarat’s open homes, February 10-16Saturday 10th February - 2.15pm - 2.45pm | 406 Skipton Street, Ballarat | $520,
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday 10th February - 2.15pm - 2.45pm | 406 Skipton Street, Ballarat | $520,000 | 0412 276 899 Looking for a new home? Check out these properties on the market that are open for inspection this week. Saturday 10th February 10.00am - 10.30am |... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat Courier Domain open homes | Saturday, February 10 to Friday, February 16, 2018Saturday 10th February - 2.15pm - 2.45pm | 406 Skipton Street, Ballarat | $520,
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday 10th February - 2.15pm - 2.45pm | 406 Skipton Street, Ballarat | $520,000 | 0412 276 899 Looking for a new home? Check out these properties on the market that are open for inspection this week. Saturday 10th February 10.00am - 10.30am |... Read more
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