The Roberts Avenue, Horsham, business after the break-in.HORSHAM police are processing two men who allegedly broke into Horsham Disposals on Saturday morning.
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A member of the public alerted police there were one or two people in the store wearing balaclavas or disguises.

Horsham Acting Sergeant Peter Mellington said two male offenders smashed a front part of the shop before running from the premises.

He said police apprehendedthe Horsham men, aged 20 and 35, a few minutes later.

“An amount of cash was seized and a quantity of goods recovered,’’ he said.

He was unsure of monetary value.

The men will face burglary and theft charges.

Acting Sgt Mellington said the attempted burglary occurred just before 8am.

He praised the person who called police.

“At the end of the day, if people see something suspicious we want them to call it in,’’ he said.

“In this case the result speaks for itself –it was a good result.’’

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Nati Frinj 2015 action | Videos, photos Birds tweeting during ‘Found’ at the 2015 Nati Frinj.
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Emily Jones-Pritchard at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Sally French at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Mark Penzah, aka Such As They Are at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Mark Penzah, aka Such As They Are at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Pearl Dark, Freya Jones and Ella Cox prepare for ‘Found’ at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Sarah Barron and Isla Barron, 5, at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Jacob looks for his lost rabbit at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Stu Mathieson with daughter Tilley, 2, Natimuk. Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Isabelle Hoskins prepares for ‘Found’ at the 2015 Nati Frinj.

Chloe Mackley, Horsham,Alisha Matheson, Natimuk, Catherine Beltz, Horsham. Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Alison Eggleton, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Yingying He, Natimuk, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Olly Webster, 4, Horsham, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Isabelle Hoskins, Natimuk. Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Mick Payne and daughter Mila, 5, Natimuk, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Evie Webster, 1, Horsham. Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Alison Eggleton, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Joan Kuhne, Natimuk, and Joy Warren, Horsham, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Damo Auton, Dandenong, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Alison Eggleton, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Natimuk’s Taj Payne, 14, Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

Olivia Sudholz, 9, Bethany Sudholz, 11, Arapiles, Macey Maybery, 10, Mitre, Zarnie Sudholz, 3, Natimuk. Nati Frinj Festival street parade.

TweetFacebookEmily Jones-Pritchard singing ‘Natimuk’ at the 2015 Nati Frinj.Ms Finnertysaid a wide variety of shows helped draw interest.

“We had more theatre shows in particular, so people did have to book for more things this year,” she said.

“I think we’re getting more of a reputation and that is drawing people to the festival.”

Ms Finnerty said the feedback from people who attended was positive.

“We had people saying it was one of the best shows they had ever been to,” she said.

“People were really enjoying the events on offer.

“The weather was good but so many people book in advance and are committed, so they come rail, hail or shine really.”

Ms Finnerty said people flocked to the festival from across the Wimmera and wider areas.

“We had people from everywhere. A lot were from the area but there were also manyI didn’t recognise,” she said.

Among the featured events at the festival were Natimuk artist Dave Jones’ new work Balance–a mix of puppetry, electronics, animation and live theatre–Fashion for Funerals and Fantasy Eulogies, and The Freda Experience.

Ms Finnerty said the biennial festival provided a lot offlow-on benefits forNatimuk.

“It is a huge economic boost for the town and provides a lot of long-term benefits,” she said.

“People have moved here because of the Frinj festival.

“It is creating a sustainable and enjoyable town to be in.

“It’s a real community out here.”

Ms Finnerty thanked everyone involved in the event.

“It would not be possible without so many people volunteering their time,” she said.“The effort that everybody went to was amazing.”

The Nati Frinj Festival finished on Sunday.

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WORKING FOR A CAUSE: Survivor Maria Graeme and partner Graeme Hunter-Robinson cook up a storm to raise money.Mount Isa residents took time out at the Mini Field of Women event onSaturday torecogniseand remember loved ones who have had their lives touched by breast cancer.
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PINK LADIES: Saturday’s Mini Fields of Woman event drew a larger crowd than last year, with everyone having a bit of fun for a good cause. Pictures: Bronwyn Wheatcroft

Mount Isa and North West QueenslandBreast CancerSupport Group presidentPatricia Olsen said it was great to see members of the community turn up.

“It is good to see the Mount Isa community come together to help celebrate theMini Fields of Women,” she said.

Those supporting the cause proudly held up theirPink Lady silhouettes in a showof solidarity.

Community member Kathryn Pritchard said she went to the event to support survivor Maria Graeme andshow her love.

“It (breast cancer)affects a lot of people and we need to get more support for it,” she said.

“There is a lot more people suffering than you would think.”

Ms Graeme said it was important tospreadthe message that there wassupport available in the community.

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Gallery | Halloween ’15 Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond
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Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

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Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

This gallery is proudly sponsored by Western Sydney University

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

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Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

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Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

Halloween spirit is alive in well throughout Lithgow for the Halloween15 celebrations, with plenty of fearsome ghouls and spooky characters heading to Main Street and beyond

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UNITED: Ballarat’s Raja Hussaini and Mehdi Mohammed leading the Walk Together Walk around Lake Wendouree. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric.
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MORE than 100 people from all walks of lifeunited in Ballarat on Saturday for one reason –to say “welcome”.

It was part of a nationalcelebration of diversity aimed at promoting compassion and welcoming asylum seekers, refugees and other new arrivals to local communities.

Ballarat was one of 26 towns and cities who took park in the national walkheld by Welcome to Australia, which was somethinglocal spokesperson Ann Foley said was a huge step forward in promotingsolidarity.

“The plan is to walk together which is such a human thing to do …we’ve got people from all generations taking part,” she said.

Ms Foley said the idea behind the annual event was to show communitiesasylum seekers, refugees, international students andskilled migrantscan experience the joy and security of belonging.

“It’s about saying Australia is a welcoming place and that we welcome diversity,” she said.

“We also see ourselves as a friendly and welcoming place in Ballarat.

“We want all people to have the opportunity to have and earn a livelihood and reach their potential.

“Today is more about people in the community saying this is how they feel.”

She said social media was used to promote the event around Lake Wendouree and had sparked plenty of conversation among social media users and the community.

“It’s been really positive, the main response has been ‘we would love to do that’,” she said.

Leading the project was 20-year-old Raza Hussaini who said he was proud to see so many people supporting the walk.

“What we aim for in Ballarat is that we want people to come together and value the community,” he said.

“We have a beautiful multicultural community. We respect people’s values, we promote brotherhood and equality.”

Mr Hussaini, who is also Ballarat’s multicultural ambassador, said the show of support on Saturday proved the community was willing to take a “stand for positivity”.

“It’s great to know people out there in the community are being active. This proves we are a peaceful community,” he said.

Several social interest groups participated in thewalk, including Rural Australia for Refugees, Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children Ballarat,multicultural groups and church groups.

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