Wake Up, Wimmera: July 15

PIC OF THE DAY: Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: THEA PETRASS

PIC OF THE DAY: Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: THEA PETRASS

WEATHER

Today is set to be the coldest day of winter so far, with a predicted top of just 10 degrees. Make sure you wear plenty of layers, and take the brolly because showers are forecast.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Northern Grampians Mayor Kevin Erwin has vowed to ‘fight tooth and nail’ to keep the Stawell Gift at Central Park in Stawell. Ballarat City Council has offered the Stawell Athletic Club $1.25 million in the next five years to run the three-day Easter carnival in Ballarat.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The positive comments we received were that the displays were really top-quality. We received quite a lot of comments saying 'you wouldn't get a better show anywhere'." - Grampian Model Railroaders president David Burkhill on the success of the group's 16th annual exhibition

TOP STORIES

Dan Tehan encourages Wimmera wind farm developers to go ahead as planned despite a Federal Government Renewable Energy Target review

Member for Ripon Joe Helper throws his support behind a proposal to increase Wimmera passenger rail services

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP

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