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Early start to fire restrictions

WITH the extremely dry conditions encountered over the winter months, Wimmera residents have been urged to prepare for a high-risk fire season. Fire restrictions will...
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...
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...

STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTER FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

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,...

Little Desert Lodge community ownership

A new social enterprise ‘Little Desert Lodge Community’ has been formed to support the continuation of the facility and services at the Little Desert...

Hindmarsh budget approved with only minor amendments to the draft.

Last Wednesday at a special meeting of Hindmarsh Shire Council, shire councillors approved the annual budget, with only a minor amendment. In the budget for...

Letter to editor from Cr Ron Ismay

Letter to editor Dear Sir, In response to the letters to the editor titled Rubbish, Rubbish, Rubbish published on page 8 of the Dimboola Banner, Wednesday...
Public outcry over the construction of a fence at the rear of Lloyd Street shops.

Council decides on fence today

UPDATE: Hindmarsh Shire Council today voted in favour of declaring the laneway at the rear of the shops in Lloyd Street as a public...
Biggest Morning Tea

Dimboola gets ready for the Biggest Morning Tea

Dimboola Cancer Crusaders are preparing for their major fundraiser for the year in the ‘Biggest Morning Tea’.   The Biggest Morning Tea brings the community...
WORDS member, Melissa Evans, ponders the thoughtless acts of the thugs who wrecked one of Warracknabeal’s popular street libraries over Easter.

Thugs wreck street library again

THUGS have struck again at the Street Library box at Anzac Park, destroying the box in a heartless attack on Easter Monday. Warracknabeal’s WORDS group...