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Friends rally to help orphaned Aron Siermans

THE saying “it takes a village to raise a child” has been taken to heart for Aron Siermans, according to family friend Victoria Armstrong. “He has just really touched everybody,” Ms Armstrong said. Aron, now 5, was left without his mother Sharon after she was murdered last April. He is now in the care of…

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City eateries capitalise on tourist trade

RESTAURATEURS are capitalising on tourists visiting the city during the summer, while Ballarat locals flock to the coast. With a number of inner-city restaurants and cafes shutting up shop until the end of this month, clever caterers and cafe owners remain open for business. Red Peppa co-owner Sheree Allen said her Sturt Street eatery remained…

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Ballarat chef Peter Ford’s food preparation DVDs cut it

Peter Ford – who runs his eponymous catering company in Ballarat – is happy to be the frontman for a series of DIY DVDs all about cooking.