The latest news from Dimboola and the wider Hindmarsh community.
New Dimboola facilities to be officially opened
Dimboola’s new library and second synthetic bowling green will both be officially opened at ceremonies to be held next Wednesday afternoon.
Little Desert planned burn today
Smoke may be visible from Dimboola and along the Western Highway as crews undertake a planned burn along the northern boundary of the Little Desert National Park.
Wimmera River flows reach Jeparit
The natural water flow that has been making its way down the Wimmera River since hecy rainfall in the upper catchments over a week ago has made its way to Jeparit.
UPDATED | Planned burn postponed
The planned burn of the grain bunker site between scheduled for Monday 15th February has been postponed indefinitely due to pandemic restrictions.
Total Fire Ban on Thursday
Thursday 11th February 2021 has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban in the Wimmera and Mallee and Wimmera districts.
Remain prepared for the risk of fire, despite cooler conditions: CFA
The declaration of fire restrictions in Melbourne’s outer east, bringing all of Victoria into the Fire Danger Period, is a timely reminder not to become complacent with fire danger this summer.
Lions Newspaper Collection Returns
The Dimboola Lions Club’s monthly newspaper collection returns this weekend.
Gate thefts across the district
The spate of gate thefts around the Wimmera claimed another victim last week with the report of those at the Woorak Cemetary going missing.
Dimboola police counter to remain open to the public
Victoria Police have announced that the Dimboola Police Station will remain fully operational.
Upcoming roadworks on Highway in Horsham
A section of the Western Highway on the Stawell side of Horsham will be resurfaced during February, with overnight lane closures while works take place.
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