Wake Up, Wimmera: May 19

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Photo: TORI THOMAS

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes to have your pic included! Photo: TORI THOMAS

WEATHER

The warm autumn weather is continuing this week, with a beautiful 23 degrees predicted for today. Enjoy a mostly sunny day today ahead of a possible shower later in the afternoon.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Balmoral and Dimboola parents are angry their child care centres will shut. Wimmera Uniting Care revenue losses and Federal Government funding changes will stop Dimboola and Balmoral child care services from June 30.

DISGRUNTLED: Wimmera Uniting Care chief executive Wendy Middleton, left, meets concerned Dimboola residents Suzi Wouters, Lisa Barber and Raegan Barber with two-year-old son Felix and six-year-old son Angus. Dimboola and Balmoral parents are angry that their child care centres will be forced to shut. Picture: KATE HEALY

DISGRUNTLED: Wimmera Uniting Care chief executive Wendy Middleton, left, meets concerned Dimboola residents Suzi Wouters, Lisa Barber and Raegan Barber with two-year-old son Felix and six-year-old son Angus. Dimboola and Balmoral parents are angry that their child care centres will be forced to shut. Picture: KATE HEALY

QUOT E OF THE DAY

"It's an amazing thing and a privilege to be involved with endangered species." - Halls Gap Zoo owners Greg Cullel on getting new cheetahs.

TOP STORIES

Murtoa greyhound trainer Stephen Rabl has had his licence cancelled after being found guilty of drowning and neglecting greyhound puppies.

Wimmera Uniting Care will hire more mental health workers.

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