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ANGELS: SES and Ambulance Victoria members work to stabilise young bike rider, Zac Gaulke following his motorbike crash on Thursday night.

Rider’s lucky escape

AN 18 year motorbike rider is lucky to be alive following a dramatic and life threatening crash late on Thursday afternoon, just before dark. Zak...
START YOUR ENGINES: Luke Stevenson starts Deputy-2 on the short precision course as part of the morotkhana held at Warracknabeal Airport on Saturday.

Precision driving comes to town

IN a first of its kind in the area Wimmera Off Street Drag Racing Club hosted a members day working bee and Motorkhana at...
Freemasons Funding WCC


Wimmera Health Care Group has received two grants from the Freemasons Foundation of Victoria for the Wimmera Cancer Centre. Secretary of Freemasons Wimmera Lodge, John...
APPRECIATION: Birchip’s Blair Gould presents MP, Andrew Broad, with a copy of the booklet: The Numbers That Count and a gift in appreciation of his ongoing support

Kids in the house

KIDS in the House is the highlight of JDRF’s advocacy program, where over 100 kids from all over Australia with Type 1 Diabetes visit...
FUTURE: Bendigo Bank Senior Manager for Community Relationships Mark O’Dowd speaks to the crowd at the WAG annual general meeting about the future that Bendigo Bank may offer to the community.

Warracknabeal future for banking heard

The Warracknabeal Action Group annual general meeting, held last Tuesday was an excellent opportunity to discuss the future of banking in the district, after the recent announcement of the proposed closure of the Warracknabeal branch of the ANZ.
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...

Show, Shine, Swap and win at Birchip coming up

A small club of motoring enthusiasts located in the Mallee will host an extensive range of rare, unusual and eye catching motoring memorabilia this...
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...
NEW CEO: Kevin Mills signs on to his new role while RNH chair Julia Hausler looks on.


RURAL Northwest Health has a new leader after the appointment of Kevin Mills to the CEO position. Mr Mills gained respect in the health industry...