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Bendigo's first green Grand Prix
Bendigo Weekly
Schools and community groups will participate in Bendigo’s first ever green Grand Prix. Teams will race for 10 hours in Energy Efficient Vehicles and Human Powered Vehicles along a specially-designed track. There will be two circuits, one for primary level HPV tea..
15-Aug-2014
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Courthouse safety 'inadequate'
Christine McGinn
Bendigo court house has a “grossly inadequate security system” according to local leading solicitors. A man aged 18, escaped police custody after attending the Bendigo Magistrates Court in relation to an assault on Wednesday. The man apparently fled from the court house into the B..
15-Aug-2014
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Fortuna plan takes next step
Christine McGinn
Fortuna Villa has been approved for rezoning, officially gazetted last night. Owner Paul Banks said it had been a long journey but was thrilled with the outcome. “It is a great result. I don’t think we were ever been threatened for it, we went through all the right processes and G..
15-Aug-2014
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Doin’ it for themselves
Bendigo Weekly
By Helen Cronin Punctures are pretty common on group rides, but you don’t often see photos on Facebook of the repair job with a special dedication for a friend. On the last Otways ride, one of a group of women from Bendigo punctured. At home many of the newer riders would simp..
15-Aug-2014
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Circus with the wow factor
Bendigo Weekly
By ASHLEY TARLETON Family fun is a given at the Great Moscow Circus which is currently in Bendigo. It has been 12 years since the show last came to town and it is set to be bigger, bolder and brighter than ever. “By golly have we got the wow-factor,” circus general manager..
14-Aug-2014
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EVOLUTION CLOSES DOORS
Christine McGinn
Evolution Sports and Fitness Centre will close its doors. Bendigo Student Association has confirmed it will shut the gym next year after not being found financially viable. BSA members, students, staff and gym members were notified on Tuesday the gym would cease its operations next year. ..
14-Aug-2014
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Whats on week ending June 3rd
Friday, May 27 Kennington Red Cross Blumes winter fashion show Starts 1pm Saturday, May 28 The Grinners live at Puggs 11pm til late. Classic hits from the 60s to today’s Top 40. No cover charge Majorca Old Time Dance Music by Family Rhythm Admission $8 For furt..
26-May-2011
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Feeling the fire: the art of Erna Roche
You can represent the experience of a natural disaster “faithfully”, recording the event and its aftermath in an effort to capture its influence. Or you can try to translate it, using art to process and distill the experience. Artist Erna Roche says her new exhibition of pain..
23-May-2011
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Pez faces a new challenge: success
This is a mythbusting tale for musical technophobes. Computers are not to be feared. Just ask Aussie hip hopper Pez aka Perry Chapman. Success was forged through self belief, but brokered through email. In the weeks following the completion of his debut LP A Mind Of My Own, he shot, some..
23-May-2011
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Ash Grunwald
Australian blues maestro Ash Grunwald likes to feel his way around a tune. When he’s in what musicians and sportspeople call “the zone”, songs are discovered, not written. “When I go into the studio I always feel like I have one song... ready to go,” he sa..
20-May-2011
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Gypsy and the Cat
From my perch on the third tier of The Palace Theatre, I could see everything – the crazed excitement, the uncontrollable grins and the absolutely infatuated, chest-clasping girls. Apparently, Gypsy and the Cat are kind of a big deal. I mean, don’t get me wrong, my pre-&..
20-May-2011
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Urban Creatures provide Grunwald support
It’s another groovy sign the Bendigo music scene is on the up and up. Late last week, funky folk and jazz duo Urban Creatures were named as the support slot for three of Australian music’s true icons: blues maestro Ash Grunwald, and former Black Sorrows singing siblings, Vika and..
20-May-2011
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For the record
Joel Peterson
A chance at making club history is on the line for the Bendigo Braves this Saturday night, when they tackle Geelong Supercats at Bendigo Stadium. The Braves are chasing a club record 14-game win streak – their current streak stands at 13 after two wins against Nunawading and Canberra at ..
21-Jun-2013
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Opals for Camino
Joel Peterson
It has been a long road back from injury for Bendigo Braves star Renae Camino, and following her WNBL championship with Bendigo Spirit, the 26-year old has been selected to again represent her country. \An emerging star in the WNBL early in her career, Camino collected WNBL Rookie of the Yea..
14-Jun-2013
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Abrams takes up commission post
Joel Peterson
The AFL Central Victorian Football Commission has today announced its replacement for former Bendigo Football Netball League CEO Steven Oliver, appointing Justin Abrams to the newly-formed role of Regional Operations Manager. Abrams has a strong background in sports marketing and communicati..
12-Jun-2013
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LAVEY SIGNS FOR SPIRIT
Bendigo Weekly
One of Central Victoria's most talented junior basketballers has signed for the Bendigo Spirit. Point guard Tessa Lavey comes to the Spirit from WNBL side the Canberra Capitals. Born in Swan Hill, Lavey played in the Bendigo Basketball Association while attending Catholic College Bendigo..
07-Jun-2013
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Sporting victory
Joel Peterson
Eaglehawk’s iconic Canterbury Park precinct is set to be the big winner in the City of Greater Bendigo’s proposed 2013/14 budget, with $3.5 million being spent on a redevelopment of the facility. The historic oval is set to become a major sporting hub, with almost $2.6 million expe..
07-Jun-2013
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Jazz on a high
Joel Peterson
Breast cancer awareness is a cause close to Bendigo Braves guard Jazz Ferguson’s heart, and the star import will have some extra motivation on his side this weekend when the SEABL holds its inaugural Pink Ribbon Round. Ferguson’s mother is currently fighting the disease, and the SEA..
31-May-2013
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