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What’s in our bush? How does it cope with dry times? These questions ‘ignited the imaginations’ of the Yaapeet Primary School students and their visitors for their National Science Week event, a guided walk of their Bush Reserve ‘next...
Staff and volunteers at the Allambi Nursing Home ran a fundraiser to help out drought stricken farmers last Friday. Around sixty guests enjoyed a chicken parmigiana lunch in the ‘Parma for a Farmer’ fundraiser that has been sweeping through hotels...
Many people who are challenged by technology are finding it difficult to vote on Dimboola ‘Pick My Projects’ because they need an email address and a mobile phone. Many in the community do not use email or mobile phones and...
Dimboola Football and Netball Club members gather at the club rooms last Sunday for the announcement of the 2018 medal count. With the season over for the seniors and taking advantage of the Darwin players still in town after...
A small club of motoring enthusiasts located in the Mallee will host an extensive range of rare, unusual and eye catching motoring memorabilia this Sunday at Birchip in their inaugural event. With a membership of nearly 50 from most towns...
Keep Victoria Beautiful judges have announced the nominations for the 2008 Tidy Town awards and Dimboola has succeeded with nine nominations plus the potential to be a candidate for this years’ Tidy Town. Dimboola Memorial Secondary College has been nominated...
Police and emergency services were kept busy on the Western highway near Dimboola last Thursday and Friday. Thursday Crash The first crash happened at 9.50am on Thursday morning with a single vehicle heading in a westerly direction on the Western Highway...
An exciting new era in the provision of ‘Early Years Services’ in Hindmarsh Shire will begin in 2019 with Horsham and District Kindergarten Association set to commence the delivery of both kindergarten and childcare programs in Dimboola and Nhill...
HARD WON: Lily Eldridge receives her medal follow- ing a hard weekend battling asthma at the Vic Country Short Course Championships in Wangaratta.

Lily swims up a storm

WARRACKNABEAL’S Lily Eldridge has once again shown her swimming strength in the Victorian Country Short Course Championships held in Wangarratta on the weekend. While the weekend did not go entirely to plan due to some issues with her asthma, she manage...
AN elderly Delacombe couple from near Ballarat, were on the last leg of a holiday trip, which ended up quite badly last Thursday morning. The couple had nearly completed a 5,000 kilometre holiday caravan trip when disaster struck. The couple, who...