In tune

Catherine Threlfall is an experienced musician, teacher and music therapist with a lifelong passion for making the arts accessible to everyone. Catherine chats to Caitlyn Morgan about her passion, the benefits of music and the future of her business – Sunraysia Arts and Learning. Picture: Louise Barker Where did you love of music initially begin? […]

Straight to the cut

If there’s one man in Sunraysia that knows hair, it’s Sammy Pileggi. The owner and head barber at Slip Rocks Barber Shop chats with Teagan Bell about hair trends, the influence of social media and why men’s grooming is back in business. Pictures: Carmel Zaccone. When did you open Slip Rocks? March 2017, so it’s […]

Race on in the Mallee

VOTERS in the federal seat of Mallee could have a Melbourne Cup field of candidates to choose from at the upcoming federal election in the wake of Andrew Broad’s decision to quit politics. Mr Broad, who lives with wife Rachel and their daughters at Red Cliffs, found himself at the centre of a sex scandal […]

Leadership focus for students

Jess Grant, from Shepparton, Mildura’s Yasmeen Khurshid, Abood Shehada, from Bundoora, Natasha Romas, from Bendigo, and Georgia Seth, from Albury-Wodonga, in Mildura for the La Trobe Student Leadership Conference this week. Picture: Carmel Zaccone FOR the first time in its four years the La Trobe Student Leadership Conference took place in Mildura, highlighting the Mildura […]

Living the dream

Successful children’s author Phil Kettle has found himself living back in Sunraysia after decades of travelling the globe and living in the city. The TOOCOOL, BOYZ RULE, GIRLZ ROCK and MARCY author shared with Caitlyn Morgan how his hometown inspired many of his published books. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Light the night for blood cancer

HUNDREDS of Sunraysia residents are expected to gather at Nowingi Place tomorrow evening for the third annual Light the Night. Light the Night aims to raise vital funds for The Leukaemia Foundation and spread awareness of blood cancers. One of the organisers Natasha Lyttleton will spend the evening remembering her best friend and sister Suzanne […]