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A golden opportunity
Bendigo Weekly
One of Central Victoria’s most prized river front properties, Lagoona Park at Newbridge, will go under the hammer next Thursday. The 954 hectare property enjoys eight kilometres of Loddon River frontage. Lagoona Park is famed as the location where the massive 26 kilogram Poseidon nugge..
08-Aug-2014
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Langdon to run
Bendigo Weekly
As expected, Michael Landgon has been endorsed as the Liberal Party candidate for Bendigo West. Dr Langdon replaces Jack Lyons who resigned on Monday after sexist and racist posts on his facebook page were made public. The Bendigo Weekly revealed on Wednesday Mr Langdon was the favourite..
07-Aug-2014
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CAR HITS SHOP - VIDEO
Bendigo Weekly
A 73 year old woman reversed her car into a car rental shop on High Street at 12.20pm today. Bendigo Highway Patrol Leading Senior Constable Niall King said the driver accidentally put her car in reverse when she was trying to leave the complex. “If this had happened a couple of feet ov..
07-Aug-2014
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LANGDON FIRM FAVOURITE
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Health chairman Michael Landgon is firming as favourite to take over from Jack Lyons as the Liberal Party candidate for Bendigo West. Mr Lyons resigned after a series of rude and offensive comments posted on his personal facebook page were published. There is speculation a replac..
06-Aug-2014
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Marking 100 years of war - video
Steve Kendall
Bendigo stepped back in time today when the city marked the centenary of the start of World War I It was the first of a series of ANZAC commemorative events planned over the next four years. Edwardian-dressed actors joined Greater Bendigo Councillors at the Bendigo Town Hall to re-enact..
06-Aug-2014
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BENDIGO A HOT TOPIC
Bendigo Weekly
The Jack Lyons uproar dominated Victorian Parliament yesterday. Deputy Opposition Leader James Merlino this morning attacked government Members of Parliament for their public comments, in light of Mr Lyons' facebook posts. He said he expected the MPs, including Premier Denis Napthine, to..
06-Aug-2014
PARLIAMENT DEBATES
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Current Issue
Mandy - IGA

It’s spudtacular
WHEN the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Trentham was badly damaged by fire six years ago, it was more than the local drinking hole that took the hit. “The whole town died off,” shop-owner Jacinta Carboon says. “It became a sleepy hollow.” Spud to the rescue. A couple of locals dec..
29-Apr-2011
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Inside Job
INSIDE Job is perhaps the most important film to come out of the US for quite some time and should be on a ‘must see’ list of films. It is an excruciatingly brutal expose of the machinations of those who engineered and profited from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in the United S..
28-Apr-2011
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CD review: Light After Dark
Artist: Clare Maguire Title: Light After Dark Review by Steve Kendall I FIND it worrying when I am told about the next great voice. Funnily enough I like to decide for myself. Clare Maguire’s press has given her such an accolade. With Irish roots and now living in England, Clare ..
28-Apr-2011
3.59
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Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly, Rod Laver Arena, Wednesday, April 20 Paul Kelly is at his best in a minimalist environment. Completely dwarfed by the looming Rod Laver Arena stands, and pressed in by the huge amount of people sitting impatiently in them, the stage and its two spotlights were made increasin..
28-Apr-2011
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He is Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan and his Band, Rod Laver Arena, Wednesday, April 20. In the lead up to this event, my friends and I took great joy in partaking constantly in our new favourite game. It was simple, and consisted only of one person yelling out rather obnoxiously to another in crowded areas; "Hey..
28-Apr-2011
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Adele 21
Artist: Adele Title: 21 English singer song writer and Grammy award winner Adele is back for another slice of cool contemporary adult tunes. We all thought she was a grown up when she released 19 two years ago but look at her now with the release of 21 offering a mix of musical styles p..
21-Apr-2011
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Cricket on the move
Joel Peterson
There may be no Bendigo District Cricket Association side based at the Queen Elizabeth Oval from as early as next season, with the possible move of the Bendigo Cricket Club to Atkins Street Reserve. The Goers have played their home games at the North Bendigo ground this season, and are enqu..
21-Dec-2012
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R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Joel Peterson
They have won all but one game this season, they are a game and a half clear atop the WNBL ladder and they have defeated last year’s premiers three times, yet the Bendigo Spirit still have their doubters. They are a side without the star power of some teams in the league, without the..
14-Dec-2012
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Bats dominate in the heat
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The first day of play in round six of Emu Valley Cricket Association play was one for the batsmen, with both Emu Creek and reigning premiers Mandurang posting big scores. This season’s surprise packet, Emu Creek, continued their fantastic form against Maiden Gully smashing..
14-Dec-2012
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Soft landing for local clubs
Joel Peterson
Kennington Recreation Reserve sporting community has been given a boost with the opening of a new $400,000 multi-purpose training facility. The synthetically carpetted 44m x 24m facility – at what is otherwise known as Harry Trott Oval – features soft interior retractable netti..
13-Dec-2012
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Champ wins again
Bendigo Weekly
Reigning Cafe Roubaix Summer Series champion Darren Lapthorne claimed his second Symes Motors Skoda A-Grade win of this year’s series on the roads of the Mayfair Park circuit in East Bendigo on Sunday. The race started at a gentle pace due to the windy conditions not providing ideal conditio..
13-Dec-2012
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Mueck to play
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo golfer Kris Mueck is heading home to play in the 10th Annual Mercedes Benz Christmas Challenge at the Bendigo Golf Club this Saturday. The Axedale golfer is set to team up with top Bendigo player Chris Wilkinson in the field of 260 players. Also taking to the fairways will be Carlton pre..
13-Dec-2012
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