PARK MAKES A SPLASH
Bendigo Weekly
Long Gully will make a golden splash with the grand opening of the gold rush themed Splash Park next Friday. Residents are encouraged to slip into their bathers and take a dip at the splash park on Cunneen Street from 3pm. City of Greater Bendigo mayor Peter Cox said the new Splash Park will ..
11-Dec-2014
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BENDIGO'S FESTIVE CHEER
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo is getting in the festive spirit putting the final touches on its Christmas tree standing in Rosalind Park. The annual lighting of the Christmas Tree is a family orientated celebration, featuring music and dance performances from local community..
02-Dec-2014
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ALLAN TAKES PORTFOLIOS
Christine McGinn
Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan has been given two portfolios in the Victorian Government. Ms Allan was given the two portfolios, public transport and employment this morning as the government was sworn in. “I am very much looking forward to the next four years,” she sa..
02-Dec-2014
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MISSING BENDIGO BOY
Bendigo Weekly
Local police are currently searching for a missing 14-year-old Strathfieldsaye boy. Brandon Norton, who has autism, was last seen 10pm on Sunday night at his home on Sullivans Road. Police has have described as Caucasian, 160cm tall, slim build with short brown hair. He was last seen wea..
24-Nov-2014
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HAZELDENE'S BACKS FESTIVAL
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s iconic Easter Festival has a new major sponsor and logo for the next two years. Family-owned business Hazeldene’s have signed up as sponsors for 2015 and 2016. “Hazeldene’s are one of Bendigo’s iconic local companies who have been a strong supporter o..
24-Nov-2014
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LIBS PROMISE YOUTH FUNDS
Bendigo Weekly
VULNERABLE youth will be given a new home with a $6 million injection if the Liberals are re-elected on November 29. The Kids Under Cover project will build 120 units and transport them to the family home or carer’s property of youth. Bendigo company Ortech Industries have been awarded ..
21-Nov-2014
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Students' home grown menu
Christine McGinn
Eaglehawk Primary School students are preparing and cooking home-grown, healthy meals as part of a cooking initiative. In full swing, the Stephanie Alexander cooking program has been at the primary school for years but needs support to run. Bendigo Foodshare has taken up the call, supplying h..
07-Oct-2014
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More Calder funding
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government has announce more funding of a dangerous Calder Highway intersection today. Roads Minister Terry Mulder joined Liberal Party Bendigo West candidate Michael Langdon to announce an extra $80,000 for the Fogarty's Gap Rd intersection. Mr Langdon said the funding would ..
07-Oct-2014
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War uniform boost
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s Australian Defence Apparel has changed a defence contract to allow for more manufacturing in Bendigo. The five-year contract for ADA to make defence uniforms announced last year saw only 60 per cent of the contract made at the McGoldrick Court factory. Member..
07-Oct-2014
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Fun for all at FunLoong
Bendigo Weekly
Roars of laughter will ring out across Hargreaves Mall to celebrate FunLoong Fun Day. Children and families are encouraged to jump on their bikes, scooters or walk to the October 18 event. The free festivities mark the start of Children’s Week with families able to start at two point..
07-Oct-2014
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Open home, open heart
Bendigo Weekly
In full bloom, HardHill will open its doors and garden to celebrate its 140th birthday with a good cause. Greater Bendigo councillor Peter Cox and his wife, Annette Wiles, will open their home to raise scholarship funds to send youth to school in Maubisse. “The Bendigo Maubisse Friendsh..
06-Oct-2014
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ANDREWS PLANS FUTURE JOBS
Bendigo Weekly
Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews today announced Labor’s plan to create 100,000 full time jobs in regional Victoria. Mr Andrews promised to create a $200 million Regional Jobs Fund to support job creation in Victoria. Manufacturing and processing plants are encouraged to upgrade t..
06-Oct-2014
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Tex Perkins: The honeymoon is far from over
Anthony Radford
While Tex Perkins has been busy playing The Man in Black in recent years, a lot of music fans want to know one thing: what’s the latest with The Cruel Sea. Is the honeymoon over? Absolutely not says Perkins. They just play a lot less these days. “We’re reluctant t..
19-Aug-2011
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Gig Guide (August 19 to 25)
Anthony Radford
THE GIG GUIDE Friday, August 19 THE PALAIS Owl Eyes from 8pm. $20 COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL Open Mic from 7pm. Free THE METRO Sonic from 10.30pm. Free GOLDEN VINE HOTEL The Lost Boys fro..
19-Aug-2011
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A new Phrase
Anthony Radford
THIS year has seen the Australian hip-hop music scene flourish, with the like of Drapht and Bliss N Eso topping the ARIA Charts. Last Friday, one of the genre’s premier talents, Phrase, released his third album Babylon. Kyle Heaslip had the chance to catch up with him and chat about ..
19-Aug-2011
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Fractal: big boys on campus
Anthony Radford
Fractal is a young band generating a huge buzz with their innovative brand of instrumental progressive metal. Having come third place in the Bendigo heat of the FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands, they then took out first place in the regional round of the National Campus Band Competition, wh..
17-Aug-2011
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Gossling come full circle
Anthony Radford
Helen Croome of Gossling has the kind of distinctive voice that stops people in their tracks. Described by one online magazine as wielding “raspy, fairy-floss-with-a-side-of-steel vocals”, even Croome herself admits her enviable pipes are a little bit different from the norm. ..
16-Aug-2011
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Henry Wagons goes it alone
Anthony Radford
Just days away from embarking on his latest solo tour, Henry Wagons’ considered approach owes a bit to John Farnham. Many years ago, a 12-year-old Henry watched “Farnsy” perform a horrific reggae version of You’re The Voice” on TV. It left a mark. &ldqu..
16-Aug-2011
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Roos bounding into 150th year
Joel Peterson
Kangaroo Flat Football Netball Club is headed into its 150th year with optimism, with a number of new signings and a new logo announced today. The Roos, last year's wooden spooners in the Bendigo Football League, are set to hop up the ladder in 2014, with a number of players committing to th..
08-Nov-2013
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Powerhouse
Joel Peterson
After travelling to Dandenong last year and defeating the reigning champion Dandenong Rangers, Bernie Harrower knew his side could win the 2012-13 WNBL championship. After taking down the Rangers last Thursday, Harrower’s reaction was not quite the same. However the potential this ..
08-Nov-2013
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Griffin a Husker for life
Joel Peterson
Bendigo Spirit star Kelsey Griffin's brilliant college career will be recognised early next year when her alma mater, the University of Nebraska, retires her number 23 playing jersey. Griffin starred for the Huskers before being taken with the third pick in the 2010 WNBA Draft, becoming one ..
07-Nov-2013
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Runs held back
Bendigo Weekly
BOWLERS dominated day one of Round Three of the Emu Valley Cricket Association on Saturday, with only two teams posting more than 200. Golden Gully’s good start to the season looked to stall against Spring Gully at One Tree Hill Oval, when they were skittled for 122. Led by Damien Dunlop (..
01-Nov-2013
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Gold team in good position for 2014
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Gold’s list is starting to take shape ahead of its 2014 campaign, but coach Aussie Jones is hoping for more signings to roll as the club heads towards the pre-season. The Gold this week announced de-listed GWS forward Joe Redfern would join the club, joining former Gold Coast rookie ..
01-Nov-2013
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Tennis a winner
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Bendigo Tennis Association executive officer Leon Retallick has described the Bendigo Festival of Tennis, including the back-to-back $50,000 WM Loud Bendigo International tournaments, as a success. Australian Casey Dellacqua took out the first of the Pro Tour tournaments, defeat..
01-Nov-2013
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