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Run For Dad goes from strength to strength
Bendigo Weekly
St John of God Allied Health staff are pulling on their runners to join the third annual Father’s Day Run for Dad. The Allied Health team is ramping up the competition, egging on other organisations to make a team, wear matching tops and try to beat them. The fundraising 6.8 kilome..
25-Jul-2014
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Arts grant a festival plus
Bendigo Weekly
The Australia Council for the Arts has given the Bendigo Writers Festival a $10,000 seal of approval. The festival was awarded funding in the recent literature funding round to help with the costs of bringing writers to the three-day event. “This is an enormous boost for such a new f..
25-Jul-2014
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Brain injury has city focus
Christine McGinn
The dangers of alcohol-fuelled violence and assaults will be a hot topic next month. For the first time, Bendigo will host the Acquired Brain Injury National Conference, on August 11 and 12. The conference coincides with the National Brain Injury Awareness Week. Two out of every three p..
25-Jul-2014
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Bendigo on a statewide high
Christine McGinn
Greater Bendigo has topped the housing-price growth list for Victoria’s main regional cities. Latest Real Estate Institute of Victoria data revealed a 7.9 per cent jump in the city’s median house price in the year to the end of June. Greater Geelong recorded at 6.7 per cent jump, ..
25-Jul-2014
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TAFE'S $450,000 business case
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government has given $150,000 to Bendigo Kangan Institute’s McCrae Street campus business case and strategic plan. Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum said the institute was contributing $300,000 to the project. “The Coalition Government is investing $64 million int..
25-Jul-2014
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Epsom PS rebuild promised - video
Christine McGinn
Epsom Primary School will be completely rebuilt if the Labor Party is elected at November's state election. Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews announced $5.7 million for the rebuild today. Students and teachers will be the beneficiaries of improved educational facilities and vibrant teachi..
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Gough's knock-out
Choked by red; pummelled by blue and spear-tackled by yellow, I dropped to the canvas. “One two three – you’re out!”, screamed the ref. I was down for the count. Happily though, having not been this gob-smacked by colour since I stood in front of an Yves Klein Blue at the ..
08-Apr-2011
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Battle: Los Angeles
Battle: Los Angeles Director: Jonathan Liebesman Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan 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 no..
07-Apr-2011
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Oh Pacific set to storm GTM Bendigo
One regional band is all set for its date with musical destiny. Emerging pop rockers Oh Pacific got the call up this week to represent the area at this month’s Groovin The Moo Festival. They joined Redcoats, Gold Fields and The Bride Stripped Back, part of a local quartet ..
06-Apr-2011
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GTM: Final acts revealed
The final three regional bands have been added to the Groovin The Moo line up. Oh Pacific, Gold Fields and Redcoats have earned themselves the right to play at the gig on April 30 at the Bendigo Showgrounds. More info to come...
05-Apr-2011
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Castlemaine festival
A VERY exciting time is upon us. Tonight marks the opening of the 2011 Castlemaine State Festival, just down the road with plenty to do, see, hear, with many of our region’s artists involved. Martin Paten – in his second year as Festival Director – aims the program squarely at th..
01-Apr-2011
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Gig Guide
Friday, April 1 Long Gully Neighbourhood Centre’s National Youth Week Event. 4.30pm to 8pm at the multi purpose facilities, Long Gully Oval behind BP service station. Entertainment including The Palmer Bros, Bendigo hip hop Kollective, massive graffiti mural painting,..
31-Mar-2011
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Braves on the road
Joel Peterson
The Bendigo Braves and Lady Braves will open their 2013 SEABL seasons with a double-header against Knox at the Bendigo Stadium. The Lady Braves will begin their season under new coach Jonathan Goodman at 6pm on Friday, March 15, while the men’s first hit-out begins at 8pm. The B..
06-Dec-2012
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No stars but still a hot pace
Bendigo Weekly
Race three of the Bendigo and District Cycling Club’s Cafe Roubaix Summer Series may have lacked the star power of the first two weeks, but the action was just as competitive across all four grades. Winners of the first two races of the series Darren Lapthorne and Zak Dempster did not..
06-Dec-2012
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Hosts awarded
Joel Peterson
The Bendigo Tennis Association has been served up a prestigious accolade, claiming an Australian Tennis Award for Most Outstanding Tournament in recognition of the William Loud Bendigo International. At Monday’s Newcombe Medal ceremony at Crown Casino in Melbourne, the association ..
06-Dec-2012
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Bendigo tournament takes out top honour
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Tennis Association claimed Most Outstanding Tournament at the Australian Tennis Awards last night for their running of the William Loud Bendigo International. At a ceremony at Crown Casino in Melbourne last night, the Association took out the award for their running of the 2011 ..
04-Dec-2012
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Excitement grows as Spirit explodes
Joel Peterson
THIS time last year, the Bendigo Spirit was not sure whether it would last another 12 months. A Bendigo Weekly report in December, 2011 revealed the Spirit faced a cash deficit of nearly $50,000 and had been forced to make the decision to terminate Kristi Harrower’s position as general ma..
30-Nov-2012
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New record set
Joel Peterson
Marong opener Scott Ross had an innings to remember against Spring Gully at One Tree Hill Hotel Oval on Saturday, recording a new Emu Valley Cricket Association high score of 283 not out as the Panthers posted a mammoth 6/467. Ross’ knock included 42 fours and two sixes as he batted Ma..
30-Nov-2012
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