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PROBLEM PARKING
Anthony Radford
ENVIRONMENT Minister Ryan Smith has refused to take a position on whether or not more car parking should creep into Rosalind Park. Work has begin on building 69 new spaces on land at the Tom Flood Sports Centre, as part of the planning permit for the Ulumbarra Theatre. When asked if that..
02-Aug-2014
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Budget has thumbs up
Christine McGinn
GREATER Bendigo council approved the 2014-15 budget at this week’s council meeting. Councillors were divided over rates rises and the need to increase and continue services within the community. Mayor Barry Lyons took the lead, noting the budget would deliver $151.5 million for com..
01-Aug-2014
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The luminosity of art
Dianne Dempsey
There is an overwhelming humanity on display in the Bendigo Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece. That cold marble can evoke a strong emotional response is the intrigue at the heart of the exhibition. Part of the reason for this emotional response is t..
01-Aug-2014
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MORE MACCA'S ON MENU
Christine McGinn
THE golden arches are set to rise in California Gully. Fast food giant McDonald’s will open a $1 million, 24 hour, seven-days-a-week store on Eaglehawk Road, next to Fitzpatrick’s Home Hardware. Greater Bendigo councillors this week approved the 110-square-metre store. Cr P..
01-Aug-2014
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Commercial site for sale
Bendigo Weekly
PH Property will auction the commercial premises at 66 Belle Vue Road, Golden Square from midday today. The high profile site enjoys an Industrial 1 zoning and includes 950 square metres, of which 275 square metres is factory space, and 75 square metres is office accommodation. The propert..
01-Aug-2014
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Festival has a way with words
Bendigo Weekly
Next week, the Calder has a new name – it’s the Way with Words. Writers and readers from near and far will be heading to Bendigo, to take part in the third annual Bendigo Writers Festival, and The Capital is busy with last-minute preparations. Kirsten Krauth is one of the C..
01-Aug-2014
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Current Issue
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WHAT'S ON
National Youth Week 2011 Freeza Music Event Friday April 8 6pm to 10pm at McGilvray Hall, B.R.I.T campus, McCrae Street, Bendigo. Featuring Low Point, My Best Friend Boom, Blackbird, Eddie Amiet and The Tides, Tom Snowdon (lead singer of the Escape). An all ages fully supervised drug an..
08-Apr-2011
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FREEZA
Five regional bands will battle it out tonight at the Freeza music event at McGillivray Hall at B.R.I.T tonight from 6pm. Here’s a snapshot of each band... LOWPOINT: Lowpoint is Dylan Kinder (vocals), Steven Hammler (guitar), Jarrod Hocking (drums) and Jack Herbert (bass). Self des..
08-Apr-2011
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MOOVIN UP
Groovin The Moo could have an even bigger local representation next year, promoter Steve Halpin said earlier this week. Speaking to the Bendigo Weekly on Thursday at the venue for GTM, Bendigo Showgrounds, Mr Halpin said increasing the number of local bands from four, was a possibility. &ldq..
08-Apr-2011
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The Holidays
The Holidays love perpetual motion. Like any force of nature, their strength has come from forward momentum. So for the indie pop quartet from Sydney to be locked down in album production mode for 18 months, life was horribly stagnant. Yet strangely creative. “We’re not the kind ..
08-Apr-2011
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That dramatic century
An opportunity to visit a huge archive of American photography led to the landmark exhibition about to open in Bendigo Two weeks spent in one of the most important photography archives in the world was a dream come true for Bendigo Art Gallery curator Tansy Curtin. “To be given the chan..
08-Apr-2011
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Master of None
Jake Schatz Local rock maestros Master Of None are gearing up for the launch of their first single ,The Living, tonight at The Golden Vine Hotel. The five piece is busily preparing the release of their debut EP Caught Behind and are excited to be playing the single launch here in Bendigo. ..
08-Apr-2011
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Date set for postponed championship
Bendigo Weekly
A date for the 2012 Victorian Open Road Championships in Bendigo has been secured. The championships will be held from January 18-20 of next year, on the roads of Bendigo and surrounds. The event was originally scheduled to be held from November 9-11 of this year, but was postponed due to Victo..
15-Nov-2012
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Rolling to a win
Bendigo Weekly
It was a case of revenge for Bendigo’s Chiko Rollers when they defeated their arch-rivals, Ballarat’s Rat Pack, in the third place playoff in the Western Regional Roller Derby Championship. Having not defeated the Rat Pack before, the bout was a major victory for the Chikos, who won e..
15-Nov-2012
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Date for championships locked in
Bendigo Weekly
A date for the 2012 Victorian Open Road Championships in Bendigo has been secured. The championships will be held from January 18-20 of next year, on the roads of Bendigo and surrounds. The event was originally scheduled to be held from November 9-11 of this year, but was postponed due..
13-Nov-2012
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O'Shea takes top track honour
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo cyclist Glenn O'Shea has been named Australia's top male track cyclist. At the 2012 Australian Cyclist of the Year awards ceremony in Sydney last night, O'Shea took out the Male Track Cyclist of the Year ahead of Olympic teammates Michael Hepburn and Shane Perkins. The 23-year-..
10-Nov-2012
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SPIRIT ATTRACTS GOVERNMENT CASH
Bendigo Weekly
THE State Government has has given $40,000 to the Bendigo Spirit.. Bendigo-based Nationals Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum said the money was given to help the Spirit out of financial difficulties that came to a head earlier in the year. “The State Government has been a ma..
09-Nov-2012
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Debs in the frame
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON THE undefeated Bendigo Spirit could have two debutantes suit up when they face the Lauren Jackson-led Canberra Capitals at the Bendigo Stadium this Sunday. One of the possible first-gamers is American import Kelsey Griffin, whose playing status is under a cloud of uncertaint..
09-Nov-2012
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