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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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Bendigo to mark centenary of war declaration
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo will step back in time next week when the city marks the centenary of the start of World War I in the first of a series of ANZAC commemorative events planned over the next four years. Edwardian-dressed actors will join Greater Bendigo Councillors at midday on Wednesday at the Bendigo..
31-Jul-2014
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COUNCIL WALKOUT
Bendigo Weekly
Three Greater Bendigo councillors walked out of last night's meeting after a heated debate about the former White Hills landfill site. During discussion about one of the last items in the agenda, councillors Peter Cox, Elise Chapman and Helen Leach walked out. The trio was arguing to bri..
30-Jul-2014
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Works start on sex assault MDC
Bendigo Weekly
Construction has started on a $6.7 million purpose-built centre for sexual assault victims today. The mutli-disciplinary centre will house the Victoria Police sexual assault unit, child protection and sexual assault counselling services. Abused children and women will be able to access all ..
30-Jul-2014
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VICIOUS DOG SURRENDERED
Bendigo Weekly
A vicious dog attack victim has spoken publicly, crying, as she recounted the incident in North Bendigo on Monday evening. Eaglehawk resident Liza-Jane Purtill, aged 44, was attacked outside Bendigo hospital about 6pm. Ms Purtill said she was putting things in her car, after visiting ..
29-Jul-2014
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Shape show
By Rosemary Sorensen When a potter’s work becomes almost instantly recognisable, you know there is something out of the ordinary. Phil Elson’s glazed bowls are just so: you see one and you know it is the work of this Castlemaine artist. His shapes are delicate yet functional,..
12-Apr-2011
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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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Prime position
Joel Peterson
After a win against Adelaide Lightning last weekend, the Bendigo Spirit sit on top of the Women’s National Basketball League Ladder with nine wins and one loss. They aren’t safe at the forefront of the league though, with reigning premiers Dandenong breathing down their neck &nd..
30-Nov-2012
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Winners show stamina
Bendigo Weekly
Reigning Cafe Roubaix Summer Series champion Darren Lapthorne took out the series’ second Symes Motors Skoda A-Grade race last Sunday at the Mayfair Park circuit. Lapthorne, the 2007 Australian road race champion, beat out race one winner Zak Dempster with young gun Sam Crome rounding out t..
29-Nov-2012
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Harrower looks for improvement
Bendigo Weekly
Despite his team sitting atop the WNBL ladder, Bendigo Bank Spirit coach Bernie Harrower, believes his side still has plenty of room for improvement. The Spirit have the best record in the WNBL at eight wins and one loss and will be looking to add another game to the win column when they take on ..
23-Nov-2012
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City serves up a winner
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 the O..
23-Nov-2012
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Face-off at QEO
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON A week after local cricket returned to the Queen Elizabeth Oval some of the state’s best with bat and ball will take to the QEO pitch this Saturday. Players from Victorian Premier Cricket sides Carlton, St Kilda and Melbourne Uni will face off in three Twenty20 matches as ..
23-Nov-2012
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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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