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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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HUNDREDS OF JOBS ON THE WAY?
Bendigo Weekly
Could Friday be the day Bendigo is promised hundreds of new public service jobs? In April the Bendigo Weekly reported (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/ballot-for-jobs?A=SearchResult&SearchID=36279036&ObjectID=3528643&ObjectType=35) the State Government was considering shifti..
31-Jul-2014
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CD review: Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor
Artist: Caro Emerald Title: Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor Publisher: Dramatico Australian release date: April 29, 2011 Review: by Steve Kendall IT is not often you hear of a Dutch singer making waves in the music scene, not worldwide anyway. Caro Emerald topped the ..
12-Apr-2011
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2011 Barbara Jefferis Award
A novel about “women’s experience beyond official documents” has won this year’s $35,000 Barbara Jefferis Award. G. L. Osborne’s Come Inside was chosen from a shortlist of five to receive the award for a book that depicts women in a positive way. Osborne’s nov..
12-Apr-2011
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Beginning in Bendigo
Beginning in Bendigo - at the Post Office Gallery, a satellite space of the Bendigo Art Gallery, in the Information Centre, Pall Mall, Until August 14 As a small and stylish foray into Bendigo’s commercial history, Beginning in Bendigo is provocatively more-ish. We are enticed in..
08-Apr-2011
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Battle of the bands
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..
08-Apr-2011
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Film review: Battle: Los Angeles
IF you had to pin Hollywood down as to what genre of film it does best it would have to be special effect-jammed action flicks and musicals. Battle: Los Angeles is definitely not a musical although it has an amazingly fitting musical soundtrack and sound special effects that play an i..
08-Apr-2011
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Nick Barker - the journeyman
Nick Barker is a songwriter first and foremost. Despite an impressive body of work and a long history of collobrations with a swag of Australian musical legends, from Seymour to Kelly, it remains a fact though his biggest hit, was written by a Londoner by the name of Harley. Back in earl..
08-Apr-2011
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Leaving the lake in their wake
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Lake Eppalock will come alive this weekend with the running of the Victorian Speed Boat Club’s 2012 Lake Eppalock Gold Cup. It is the third meeting the club has held since conditions returned to being suitable for racing around 18 months ago, and this weekend the prestig..
22-Nov-2012
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Top teams heading for rematch
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON A grand final rematch between ladder leaders United and Mandurang looms large heading into round five of Emu Valley Cricket Association action. Both sides continued on their winning ways in round four, staying undefeated with wins over Spring Gully and Maiden Gully respectively..
22-Nov-2012
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Game for all abilities
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The Axe Creek Cricket Club is giving people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to try their hand at cricket at an All Abilities Come and Try Day on Sunday. Held at Axe Creek’s home ground, Longlea Recreation Reserve, participants will be able to enjoy all asp..
22-Nov-2012
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Dempster takes the race
Bendigo Weekly
Zak Dempster kicked the Bendigo District Cycling Club’s Cafe Roubaix Summer Series off in style last Sunday, when he took out the first A-Grade race of the season. Over 70 riders competed at Mayfair Park on Sunday across all four grades of racing to mark the start of the Summer Series. De..
22-Nov-2012
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Table tennis coup for Bendigo - Video
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO has been chosen as the host of the prestigious International Table Tennis Federation Oceania Cup and Championships for the next three years. The 2013 Oceania Cup set to take place at the Bendigo Stadium from June 30 to July 2. The Oceania Cup is the marquee event of table tennis in t..
22-Nov-2012
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Time for a bounce
Bendigo Weekly
Rebounding will be a key, off and on the hardwood, for the Bendigo Bank Spirit this weekend, when they face a WNBL double-header against Sydney Uni and Canberra. Having lost to the Capitals in Bendigo on Sunday 54-59, the Spirit will have to exorcise some demons from the loss if they are to ..
16-Nov-2012
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