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CARE REQUIRED: A car passes through the Anderson St school crossing.

Frightening speeding data concern at schools

A RECENT recording of traffic speed data at the Anderson Street school crossing opposite the Warracknabeal Primary School has revealed a worrying trend with...
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...
RIGHTING: Birchip SES members place straps around the overturned caravan, in a effort to right the badly damaged caravan prior to recovery by Les Blair from Birchip on Thursday afternoon.

An upside down end to a holiday for caravaners

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...
Community members from Beulah attended the Community Safety Forum to discuss the issues impacting them and the town with police members.

Beulah residents concerns heard

MANY Beulah residents attended the Beulah Community Safety Forum on July 20 where police members spoke to the local community about the issues impacting...
READY: From left: Nadine Whelan, Kelly Knoop, Breanna Langman, Julie Langman, Shane Langman and Tennille Jonasson prepare for the Makers Market to be held this Sunday. Absent: Nakita Langman.

Fundraising for a worthy cause

ON Sunday August 19, one local resident’s idea will become a reality when the first Combating Cancer, Cancer Council Market Day Fundraiser is held...
GRINDING: Roads contractors were spotted on the Warracknabeal to Dimboola Road in convoy on Wednesday afternoon using a specially fi tted grinding system attached to a tracked Bobcat to remove ‘hot mix lumps’ from the centre of the road.

Rumble strips,Now you see them, now you don’t

MONTHS after controversial rumble strips that were haphazardly ‘dumped’ by contractors on the Borung Highway from Dimboola to Warracknabeal in the west and then...
Rainbow Desert Enduro winner Shannon Rentsch and Ian Rentsch drive through water at Outlet Creek.

Drivers show off skills at second Rainbow Desert Enduro

CHANGING weather conditions challenged the drivers at the second Hindmarsh Shire Rainbow Desert Enduro over the weekend. The race was the third round of the...
L-R: Back; Alice Golam, Deb Serfozo, Eileen Scholl, Sue Russell, Jill Muller, Avril Hine, Judi Armstrong and Marie Klemm; Front: L-R: Wendy Loval, Val Wardle and Rhonda Glare, all members of the Ladies Rest Rooms Committee celebrate the rooms 90th birthday and book launch on Friday afternoon.

90th birthday sweet success

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...
Warracknabeal ANZ bank is closing

ANZ drops bombshell on Warracknabeal

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...
DEVASTATION: The aftermath of a collision at the intersection of Aubrey and Blue Ribbon Roads in wet weather on Friday afternoon in which the drivers were lucky to escape injury.

Drivers lucky to walk away

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...