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Bank's profit continues to rise
Christine McGinn
Bendigo Bank has recorded a 5.7 per cent after-tax profit jump, to $372.3 million for last financial year. The bank also recorded a 9.9 per cent increase in cash earnings to $382.3 million from $348m kast year. The bank has recorded an 372.3m profit after tax for the 2013-14 financial year...
11-Aug-2014
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Festival a success
Bendigo Weekly
The weekend’s Bendigo Writers Festival has been labelled a massive success by organisers. Creative-minded people packed View street for the three-day event which highlighted the importance and role of writing. “The festival was all we had hoped for and more,” festival ..
10-Aug-2014
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Uni aims to sell land
Bendigo Weekly
La Trobe University has plans to subdivide its land on Friswell Avenue in Flora Hill in a bid to increase its capital. The university has lodged plans to Greater Bendigo council for a 48-lot residential subdivision in Flora Hill. It is unclear whether the university would build homes for s..
09-Aug-2014
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Student gym future unsure
Christine McGinn
Evolution Sports and Fitness Centre at La Trobe Bendigo may face closure after a feasibility review has questioned the business’ commercial viability. Staff have told members their memberships cannot be renewed or extended beyond December 31. The gym is run by the Bendigo Student Assoc..
09-Aug-2014
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ANOTHER CAR INTO A SHOP
Bendigo Weekly
Another elderly driver has driven into a Bendigo shop on High Street this morning. An 83 year old Kangaroo Flat woman accidentally reversed her Toyota Camry into the Australia Post shop in Kangaroo Flat at 11.35am. Bendigo Police Sergeant Mick McCrann said the driver then panicked, and drove o..
08-Aug-2014
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Five writers talk shop
Bendigo Weekly
Five of Bendigo’s best female writers will be on show tonight, discussing their careers, writing styles and passion for the written word. The Young Professionals Network will present the free Five x 5 x Five panel tonight from 5pm to 6pm at the Bendigo Library. WIN news reporter Sar..
08-Aug-2014
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What's on week ending May 19
Friday, May 13 Old Time Dance Music by Rita Mullins Supper, $7. Lucky door. Bring a plate of supper. Lockwood South hall, Lockwood. Details 5435 3587. Sidewalk Astronomy. Bendigo District Astronomical Society. 6pm to 7.30pm. Discovery Science and Technology Centre, 7 Railway Place, Be..
16-May-2011
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Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival Fundraiser
The third Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival fundraiser was another solid afternoon and evening of tunes. Held at the Metro last Sunday, festival director Colin Thompson was happy with the healthy turn out, over 150 punters, considering it was Mother’s Day. “We had a lot ..
13-May-2011
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Jebediah
Jebediah – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne. May 5, 2011. Review by Emily Smith It is always slightly awkward when a band comes back from hiatus. Exhibit A, Perth rock band, Jebediah. On one hand, you’re delirious with joy, whipping out the old albums and, in this case, ..
13-May-2011
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THE REVOLUTION
SOUNDWAVE Festival was a whirlwind day, whether you were headbanging to Iron Maiden and Slayer, getting your funk on with Primus or partying with punk rock legends Social Distortion. It was also impossible to avoid the gigantic Soundwave Revolution displays. Many theories arose but as details slo..
13-May-2011
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Michelle Meehan
A musician formerly of Bendigo is a step closer to proving she has the X Factor. Folk performer Michelle Meehan has made it through to the third round of judging for the popular television show, after acing her audition in Moonee Ponds recently. She performed two covers, in front a panel of exec..
13-May-2011
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Adalita
Anthony Radford
Adalita Srsen may have lived and breathed the role of the grunge maiden for almost two decades, but she’s definitely no actress. The recently turned 40–year–old has just released her self–titled debut album, which means plenty of play–acting of late. She returned t..
13-May-2011
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Spirit stars vying for national selection
Bendigo Weekly
Four current Bendigo Spirit players and a former championship winning star are amongst a squad of 34 of Australia's best female basketballers heading to next week's Australian Opals and Emerging Opals camp in Canberra. Bendigo's newly-signed forward Elyse Penaluna, Gabrielle Richards, shooti..
30-May-2013
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Penaluna puts pen to paper
Joel Peterson
Bendigo Spirit has strengthened an already imposing frontline today, announcing the signing of Australian Opals forward Elyse Penaluna. Penaluna is currently a member of the Bendigo Lady Braves, but is rehabilitating a knee injury suffered during her 2012/13 WNBL campaign with Bulleen Boomer..
28-May-2013
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Pedders on a push
Joel Peterson
Bendigo’s Pedders Racing Team will launch their assault on the 2013 Australian Manufacturers Championship this weekend, when the series gets under way at Phillip Island. Having recently tested their Toyota 86 at Winton Raceway, near Benalla, the Pedders outfit looks competitive as they ..
24-May-2013
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Richards returns for Spirit
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Spirit all-star centre Gabrielle Richards has re-signed with the club for the 2013/14 WNBL season. Richards, who is currently playing in the SEABL with Knox, put pen to paper last week on a contract that wil see her return to the club after a career-best year in the Spirit's run to t..
13-May-2013
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Four line up for win
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Four finals aspirants will be in action this Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth Oval in the Bendigo Football Netball League’s first ever senior double-header. Ladder leaders Golden Square will face the undefeated South Bendigo from 3pm in the afternoon, while in the twili..
10-May-2013
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Sports teams add colour pink
Bendigo Weekly
Sporting organisations and clubs all across Bendigo are turning pink this Mother’s Day weekend to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Pink Sports Day will see sporting clubs right across Australia show their support for, and pay tribute to, women and families from ..
10-May-2013
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