ALLAN TAKES PORTFOLIOS
Christine McGinn
Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan has been given two portfolios in the Victorian Government. Ms Allan was given the two portfolios, public transport and employment this morning as the government was sworn in. “I am very much looking forward to the next four years,” she sa..
02-Dec-2014
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MISSING BENDIGO BOY
Bendigo Weekly
Local police are currently searching for a missing 14-year-old Strathfieldsaye boy. Brandon Norton, who has autism, was last seen 10pm on Sunday night at his home on Sullivans Road. Police has have described as Caucasian, 160cm tall, slim build with short brown hair. He was last seen wea..
24-Nov-2014
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HAZELDENE'S BACKS FESTIVAL
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s iconic Easter Festival has a new major sponsor and logo for the next two years. Family-owned business Hazeldene’s have signed up as sponsors for 2015 and 2016. “Hazeldene’s are one of Bendigo’s iconic local companies who have been a strong supporter o..
24-Nov-2014
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LIBS PROMISE YOUTH FUNDS
Bendigo Weekly
VULNERABLE youth will be given a new home with a $6 million injection if the Liberals are re-elected on November 29. The Kids Under Cover project will build 120 units and transport them to the family home or carer’s property of youth. Bendigo company Ortech Industries have been awarded ..
21-Nov-2014
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HOSPITAL HEALTH BOOST
Bendigo Weekly
St John of God will undertake a $40.7 million redevelopment with Greater Bendigo council approving plans. Planning and development director Prue Mansfield said the four storey redevelopment was necessary to meet local health care demands. “With our net population growing by 1,100 persons..
18-Nov-2014
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$5.7M SCHOOL PRIZE FOR EPSOM
Bendigo Weekly
Epsom Primary School will be given a $5.7 million modernisation boost under a Liberal government promise. Liberal candidate for Bendigo East Greg Bickley has committed funding to develop the school and give it 21st Century teaching spaces. “This $5.7 million election commitment will..
18-Nov-2014
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Timely launch for Girls in our Town
Bendigo Weekly
Our very own journalist Dianne Dempsey has been a book reviewer for more than 20 years and is publishing her debut novel this year. “I’ve always wanted to write a novel,” Ms Dempsey said. “In fact you could say I’m a great procrastinator. Either that or re..
08-Aug-2014
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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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Chris Jacobs brings Bluegrass to Bendigo
November’s Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival should be another road sign that the local music scene is on the right track. Beginning as just an idea only just last year, the BB&RMF has rapidly grown into a true festival, put together by musicians and music fans, for musicians ..
06-May-2011
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Jam With Toast
IT was the perfect way to unwind on a lazy Sunday afternoon after the music bohemoth that was Groovin The Moo. And Jam With Toast, a mini concert held at the Civic Gardens, raised $1000 for the Bendigo Health Foundation. The showcase featured local acts The Bride Stripped Back, Jor..
06-May-2011
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Ben's Groovin The Moo Review
In just two years, Groovin The Moo has quickly established a strong foot hold in this city. “Our” event sold out (15,000 tickets) in a record four days; they (GTM), and we (local punters), should be proud. Although this year it’s reached a level of success where it&rsq..
06-May-2011
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Common touch
Raw is the way Mark Salvatus likes his art. And so he is just a little uncomfortable standing in the lecture theatre within the La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, talking about his work to a group of students. This elegant, comfortable space, alongside the well-proportioned ga..
06-May-2011
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GTM: The Review
Groovin The Moo has for the third year running provided a phenomenal day of music for our city. A regional touring festival is a rare thing indeed, and there really is nothing more satisfying than walking out the festival gates at the end of the day knowing that you are only a ..
05-May-2011
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The Bride Stripped Back
Groovin The Moo has quickly become an annual pilgrimage for thousands of music fans across the region. This year it also provided a platform for a talented Bendigo teen to express herself to just as many. That young local performer is 17-year-old Lauren Jennings, celloist for The Bride Strip..
05-May-2011
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In the final eight
Joel Peterson
Australian world number one Neil Robertson will play in the third round of the Australian Snooker Goldfields Open for the first time today, after defeating Jamie Cope in his second round match on Wednesday night. Robertson was knocked out in the second round in the first two years of the tourn..
12-Jul-2013
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Adamson leads Tigers into brave new era
Joel Peterson
Kyneton Football Netball Club has this morning announced its new senior football coach, with Bendigo Gold assistant coach Mark Adamson accepting the job until the end of the 2015 season. Adamson last coached in the Bendigo Football League in 2009, when he led Golden Square to the first of it..
08-Jul-2013
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Aussie stars hit top spot
Joel Peterson
Australian table tennis stars William Henzell and Miao Miao reigned supreme at Bendigo Stadium on Tuesday night, when they took out the 2013 K-Sports ITTF Oceania Cup men’s and women’s titles, respectively. Henzell scored his fifth crown in emphatic fashion, defeating compatriot Da..
05-Jul-2013
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Harvey extends Braves contract
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Braves coach Ben Harvey has extended his contract with the club through the 2014 season, the club announced this morning. Harvey is in his fourth season at the helm of the club, and is enjoying what could be his most successful campaign yet. The Braves have set a club-record winn..
03-Jul-2013
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Aussies rule the table
Joel Peterson
Australian William Henzell scored his fifth K-Sports ITTF Oceania Cup title in emphatic fashion at Bendigo Stadium last night, defeating compatriot David Powell in five sets. Henzell took the first 15-13 and the second 11-7, before Powell took the third 11-7 to wrestle some momentum back in his..
03-Jul-2013
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Bulldog young gun to captain Vic Country
Joel Peterson
Golden Square star Hamish Morcom will captain the AFL Victoria Country Under-19 side this weekend, in its battle against the Victorian Amateur Football League's under-19 side at Elsternwick Park. Morcom was named to the side last year as a vice-captain, and has been named captain of the Dami..
01-Jul-2013
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