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ABC’s ‘Backroads’ visits Rainbow

The attractions of Rainbow will be transmitted to television screens across the country after the ABC’s Back Roads came and filmed a segment last week.

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Successful Rainbow Market day

The market on Sunday was a hit with a few hundred people attending.

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Rainbow residents helping fire affected animals

In early January Rainbow resident Rachel Salpietro put out a call for locals to sew pouches and beds for native wildlife affected by the widespread fires in Australia.

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Rainbow come home Premiers in Midweek Pennant

January 31 saw the finals of the North Wimmera Midweek Pennant being played at Warracknabeal Golf which included the Semi Final, played in the morning, and the Grand Final, played in the afternoon.

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Rainbow skatepark competition draws large crowd

About sixty people, split evenly between adults and children, attended the competition which was held at the Rainbow Skatepark on Friday February 8.

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Thrills and spills at Rainbow Enduro

With mud, rain and windy conditions, there were thrills and spills galore at the first Rainbow Desert Enduro which was the third round of the BFGoodrich CAMS Australia Offroad Championship.

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Oasis Update

We have known for years that Rainbow is an Oasis between the Big and Little Deserts but between now and the end of 2018, through the Oasis Small Town Transformations project, we aim to make this oasis even lusher, stronger and more inviting.

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Rainbow set to be transformed

Rainbow was among six towns announced on Saturday 28th May set to be transformed by the Victorian Government’s Small Town Transformations program and Regional Arts Victoria.

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Open Mic evening a big success

The Open Mic event held in the Federal Street gardens last Friday was a huge success with up to 100 people listening to the eleven acts.

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Scouts return from Jamboree fun

“Leap into Adventure” is exactly what Matthew Thomas, Chris Cook, Jordy Leach, Nicholas Roll and Sarah Bennett did these school holidays at the 24th Australian Jamboree at Cataract Scout Camp, Sydney.

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Large Crowd celebrates Australia Day in Rainbow

On a cool morning about 100 people attended the Australia Day celebrations in Rainbow.

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Mallee Fire Recovery Festival

The Mallee Fire Recovery Festival will take place on Saturday 28 March 2015 in Federal St Rainbow.

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Rainbow Takes Centre Stage

Over two hundred people attended the Rainbow Players Production of Re-Electing Roger.

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Pink Stumps Day Success

It was an absolutely glorious day for a game of cricket as the tennis club and cricket club came together to play a modified 20/20 for Pink Stumps day to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation.

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Rainbow’s New Pool Tables

The Rainbow Pool has taken delivery of three new poolside tables thanks to the State Governments Community Facilities Program and extra funding from the Hindmarsh Shire.

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Open Garden Delight

Last Sunday an Open Garden was held at Des and Vi Smith's property. Vi’s garden was looking great, especially the many varieties of roses.

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Rainbow Cubs Celebrates 50 Years

The Rainbow Cub Pack celebrated their 50th birthday on Tuesday in style with a beautiful cake and presentations from former members of the Rainbow Cubs including Marg Mellington, Kaye Goodall and Pat Goodall.

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Steve’s Kicking Goals

Steve Leach has taken out the Regional Auskick Volunteer Coach of the Year Award for the Wimmera Region.

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The Lazy Farmer’s Sons Launch New CD

Last Sunday local band “The Lazy Farmer's Sons” launched their new CD “Small Sky” at the Royal Hotel. A large crowd of approximately 150 fans packed the venue.

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VCFL Work Safe Game of the Month

Football legend Terry Daniher was happy to be photographed with the victorious Jeparit Rainbow seniors team last weekend. Go Lakers!

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Australia Day celebrated in Rainbow!

Australia Day ambassador John Brumby and Rainbow Lions Club Citizen of the Year Frank Thomas fly the flag on Australia Day.

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A new year, a new website!

Welcome to our new website. Please take your time to explore our site, which will give you an insight into our wonderful town and surrounding district. The site is, and always will be, a work in progress, so if you have any...

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