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WARRACKNABEAL’S iconic Ladies Rest Rooms celebrated their 90th birthday in style on Friday August 10. The birthday celebrates the day the rooms were officially opened in 1928. Yarriambiack Shire Council CEO, Jessie Holmes, and Mayor, Graeme Massey, along with Woodbine...
Bank closes in 10 weeks BY THE EDITOR - DAVID WARD CUSTOMERS in the northern Wimmera and Southern Mallee region, which has a long standing history of banking with the ANZ bank for many generations, had a bombshell dropped on it last...
The dining room and lounge was packed with guests, staff and residents at Allambi Nursing Home last Sunday afternoon to celebrate 50 years since the opening of Allambi. Among the guests was Reverend Barry Wells, who was the founding board...
Students from the Dimboola Memorial Secondary College had the opportunity to learn about driving safely in a motor vehicle last week. Chief instructor Geoff Fickling and training manager Jennie Hill took the students through theory and practical exercises to make...
TWO drivers miraculously walked away from a collison at the intersection of Aubrey and Blue Ribbon Roads on Friday afternoon. Just after 2pm the vehicles approached the intersection in quite heavy rain with a green Ford Falcon tray allegedly failing...
THE Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy and Leader of The Nationals, Peter Walsh have launched a petition calling on the Andrews state government to commit urgently needed funds to complete the Warracknabeal Education Precinct currently under construction, after visiting...
Sunday’s Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) event at the Dimboola Recreation Reserve saw a good crowd of people from across the Wimmera, line the track to see a vast array of vehicles fly around the course at high speed. Member for...
Dimboola Memorial Secondary College Teacher Myrna Allan has been recognised for her long standing dedication to education. Mrs Allan was one of eight long serving teachers from Western Victoria to have been recognised for their dedication to public education.  She...
Myra Gazelle served as secretary on Allambi first board who now a resident at the nursing home

Allambi turns 50

Allambi Nursing Home board and staff are busy this week in the lead up to celebrating their 50 birthday this Sunday.  Officially the birthday was on August 4 when 50 years ago the home opened to locals. The guest list...
Craig Lapsley has today resigned as Victoria’s Emergency Management Commissioner. He had been Commissioner since July 2014. The Minister for Emergency Services, James Merlino said, “I would like to acknowledge and thank Mr Lapsley for his contribution in what is...