This week in the Pyrenees Advocate


Local boy plays big role in state commemorations

Anzac Day will hold a special meaning for 15-year-old Beaufort boy Christopher Harris.

Christopher recently joined the renowned Creswick RSL Light Horse Troop, and later today will be part of the lead procession escorting the eternal flame from Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance to the MCG.

It’s hoped Christopher and the Light Horse Troop will parade around the ground before tonight’s Richmond-Melbourne game.

Local artist renews memorial tribute

Beaufort artist Lukas Shaw has renewed and refurbished his memorial tribute to surround the central plaque of the Beaufort War Memorial.


Children experience part of the Anzac memories

Students at Avoca Primary School were lucky enough to have a special visitor to help them with their upcoming ANZAC Day celebrations, Author, Claire Saxby on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Claire is a children’s author who has over the last 15 years, written over 45 books.

Her visit to Avoca Primary School was very popular amongst all students, with Claire speaking about her book “Meet The Anzacs”.

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