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WELCOME: Jen Ubergang and publican Nerida McCurdy have been delighted with the response from the community since taking over the Minyip Hotel eight weeks ago.

NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR MINYIP HOTEL

AFTER much study and working in Melbourne for many years a former district woman has returned to Minyip to work in her chosen career,...
SPARKLING: Warracknabeal Agricultural and Pastoral Society member, Gary McLean, works hard pressure cleaning the commemorative stone which was unveiled by Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen in 1986 as part of the Society’s preparations ahead of the 2018 Warracknabeal Show to be held on Thursday October 11.

WORKING HARD FOR OUR ENJOYMENT

WHILE most people look forward to having a great time at the Show, the Warracknabeal Agricultural and Pastoral Society volunteers have been hard at...
PRESENTATION: Dianne Marchment (right) was joined by the Bendigo Bank team at a presentation to the community at Wednesday night’s positive meeting, with from left, Di Walsh-Minyip customer relationship manager, Cassandra Balsdon-Branch Supervisor, Lauren Jenkins- Community Sector Banking, Robert Barnes regional manager for Rural Bank and Leanne Martin, regional manager for Ballarat and Western Victoria.

Good turnout for the future of banking in district

ORGANISERS of a Bendigo Bank ‘Meet and Greet’ meeting held at the ANZAC Park community centre on Wednesday night were delighted with the response...
GUTTED: Warracknabeal Fire Brigade volunteers desperately fight to save the burning weather board home on Anderson Street yesterday afternoon as a devastating blaze takes hold.

Fire guts Anderson-st house

WARRACKNABEAL CFA were called to a structural house fire at 60 Anderson at 1.45pm Thursday September 27th afternoon following the discovery of smoke billowing...
QUICK DROP: Providing a quick watering of the aerodrome runway verge, a Stawell based turbine powered crop dusting Airtractor-converted for aerial fire bombing, drops a load during training at the Warracknabeal Aerodrome on Sunday afternoon.

Warracknabeal Airbase offers fire-fighting boost

MEMBERS of the Warracknabeal and district community have banded together ahead of the forthcoming fire season, with air bomber refilling training on Sunday at...
WRECK: The Toyota Hilux Ute sits on the side of the road as a stark reminder of the damage that can occur on our roads.

LUCKY ESCAPE FOR FIVE

POLICE and emergency services were called to the scene of a two car collision at approximately 5pm in Kewell on Sunday. A male driver in...
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...
Freemasons Funding WCC

FREEMASONS HELPING TO FUND WIMMERA CANCER CENTRE

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...
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...