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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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Water flows from Lake Eppalock- video
Bendigo Weekly
Water is again flowing out of Lake Eppalock. The North Central Catchment Management Authority has started releasing its allocated environmental flow into the Campaspe River. For the next 14 days water will flow from the lake as part of the North Centra; CMA's Campaspe Environmental Ent..
29-Jul-2014
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Spoilt
Being spoilt for choice is generally not something that people from regional areas can come to expect, especially not when it comes to live music offerings. However, this month is absolutely jam-packed with sensational gigs and it is making it incredibly difficult to decide which bands to go and..
21-Apr-2011
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Raw talent
Judging from the packed house and level of energy at Dudley House last Friday night, this year’s Raw Arts Awards were a hit. As I walked in little men were running around in suits all dressed up for the occasion; photographers snapped away furiously, posing young artists in front of their wo..
21-Apr-2011
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Raw Arts Awards 2011
Scholarships to encourage young people in the arts have been announced by the City of Greater Bendigo. The Raw Arts Awards, which began in 1997, provide scholarships for under-25s to help them continue their education and training in the arts. Cash awards of $1000 and $250 in four categories we..
15-Apr-2011
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WEIRD BENDIGO
Walking down Mitchell Street a few weeks ago, I spied a sign on a shopfront that got my pulse racing. It said “New Gallery Opening Soon”. It was the small print that intrigued me. “Stocking local, national and international contemporary pop art, lowbrow art, pop surrealism ..
15-Apr-2011
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Drapht
It’s underlined in the muso text book that every artist must suffer for their art. Aussie hip hopper Drapht is no different– his latest record was crafted through blood, tears and a veritable deluge of sweat. The man who introduced the world to Jimmy Recard had a miserable time ..
15-Apr-2011
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Jake talks to Disturbed
Metal icons Disturbed will be bringing their massive, Metal Obsession sponsored, “Music as a Weapon” tour to Australia and New Zealand this month. The metal icons will be ably supported by Trivium, As I Lay Dying and Melbourne post-hardcore favourites Forgiven Rival. I caught up ..
15-Apr-2011
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Venue still in the balance
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Spirit’s bid to host the WNBL Grand Final gained momentum this week, ahead of their finals clash with Dandenong. Greater Bendigo council, Bendigo Stadium, Bendigo Community Telco and Liberal candidate for the seat of Bendigo Greg Bickley have all pledged funds to the team’s ca..
22-Feb-2013
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Redbacks in the pink for charity
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo United Cricket Club will go from red and white to pink this weekend, to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. The Redbacks are participating in the McGrath Foundation’s Pink Stumps Day to raise funds for the charity. BUCC’s under-13A and first XI teams will be involved..
22-Feb-2013
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In the final round
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON With one round remaining in Emu Valley Cricket, West Bendigo looks to have secured the last finals spot after a magnificent victory over the previously unbeaten United. In reply to the Tigers’ modest total of 173, West Bendigo replied with 208 led superbly by Skipper Dion ..
22-Feb-2013
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Lapthorne tops field
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Darren Lapthorne returned to his early season form at the weekend, taking his third win in the Bendigo and District Cycling Club’s Cafe Roubaix Summer Series. Lapthorne bettered a field of 17 A-Grade riders to claim the prize when he went to the finish alone, after being q..
22-Feb-2013
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Bendigo Gold boss quits
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Gold has lost its general manager on the eve of the season. Graham Pratt has announced he will leave the club in mid-March. Acting Gold chairman Brett Flavell said Pratt resigned "for personal reasons and a desire to pursue other opportunities". "Everyone associated with the..
21-Feb-2013
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Lady Braves sign WNBL quartet
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Lady Braves have added high level experience to their 2013 squad, with WNBL players Ebony Antonio, Rebecca Campigli, Jane Chalmers and Madeleine Garrick all committing to the club for this year’s season. Antonio, 21, had a very good first season with the Lady Braves after co..
21-Feb-2013
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