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Chesters opens new doors
Christine McGinn
Eaglehawk North Primary School student leaders officially unveiled Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters’ refurbished office today. Student Elliot Wellard stole the show, acknowledging the importance of politics in a democratic society. “Government is for the purpose of deve..
21-Jul-2014
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Racism: It stops with me
Christine McGinn
More than 300 Bendigonians came out in force today in a bid to stamp out racism. Greater Bendigo council hosted the event, “Racism. It Stops With Me” as part of a national anti-racism campaign which promotes a multicultural and tolerant society. Bendigo Islamic As..
19-Jul-2014
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Right track
Anthony Radford
PLANS are being put in place to have a suburban train network in Bendigo within a decade. The latest round of Greater Bendigo council’s Integrated Transport and Land Use Strategy, and its recently-released draft Economic Development Strategy, have both highlighted the plan. The succe..
19-Jul-2014
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Shops sold on extra hours
Christine McGinn
CAFES, restaurants and businesses could open their doors longer under Greater Bendigo council’s vision for “visitor-friendly” trading hours. Council’s draft Economic Development Strategy 2014-2020 wants more businesses to cater to the increasing local and visitor demand..
19-Jul-2014
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Lay backs mosque
Bendigo Weekly
VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has criticised the anti-Muslim sentiment in the Bendigo mosque debate. In recognising the contribution of Muslims to Victoria, and to mark Ramadan, Commissioner Lay singled out the mosque debate. “I am proud to be part of the Victorian commu..
19-Jul-2014
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New pavilion on show - VIDEO
Christine McGinn
Bendigo’s newest $3.38 million pavilion is open for business, hosting the Australian Wool and Sheep Show this weekend. Deputy Premier Peter Ryan opened the new Bendigo Events and Exhibition Complex at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds today. Mr Ryan lead rams into the official launch of t..
18-Jul-2014
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Gig guide
Friday, March 18 Basement Bar Rowan Blackmore and Band 9pm, FREE Newmarket Hotel Tony, Shaggs and Special Guest 9pm Bridge Hotel Soulchild 9pm, FREE Theatre Royal Rosie Flores and band featuring Ash Davies and Rick Plant 8pm, $33 Old Hepburn Hotel Untapped 8..
25-Mar-2011
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Epic territory
Her large-scale drawings hang floor-to-ceiling, often in multiple panels and two to three metres wide. They take her several weeks to create. Her small frame is dwarfed by lengths of paper which she crawls over, her images taking shape under her hand. Moreover, Noela’s images are of epic lan..
25-Mar-2011
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Arthur Guy Memorial Prize 2011
Rosemary Sorensen There is a fair amount of apocalyptic envisioning represented in the 36 works hung for this year's Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. But not as much as you might expect, even if this work was painted in the year preceding major and unprecedented floods and earthquakes. There..
24-Mar-2011
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ART vs Science
Australian electronic pop trio Art vs. Science are ever-strengthening their hold on the Australian music scene, with successful single following successful single, and now finally, a debut album, The Experiment. Reviews have been a mixed bag and some of the songs on the album are very, very stra..
24-Mar-2011
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Hall Pass
Movie: Hall Pass (MA) Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis THE majority of the romantic comedy Hall Pass follows the Hollywood formula of its genre that has worked and not worked for countless of similar movies. However, the only factor that makes this predominantly unexciting project diff..
24-Mar-2011
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Alive and kicking
Bendigo, brace yourself. The Sydney pop-punk whirlwind known as Tonight Alive will be ripping through our fine city next Wednesday, Feb 16 Armed with youth, great musicianship and more energy than cyclone Yasi, Bendigo is in for a real treat. Attracting almost viral hype with only one EP..
15-Feb-2011
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Top teams heading for rematch
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON A grand final rematch between ladder leaders United and Mandurang looms large heading into round five of Emu Valley Cricket Association action. Both sides continued on their winning ways in round four, staying undefeated with wins over Spring Gully and Maiden Gully respectively..
22-Nov-2012
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Game for all abilities
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The Axe Creek Cricket Club is giving people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to try their hand at cricket at an All Abilities Come and Try Day on Sunday. Held at Axe Creek’s home ground, Longlea Recreation Reserve, participants will be able to enjoy all asp..
22-Nov-2012
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Dempster takes the race
Bendigo Weekly
Zak Dempster kicked the Bendigo District Cycling Club’s Cafe Roubaix Summer Series off in style last Sunday, when he took out the first A-Grade race of the season. Over 70 riders competed at Mayfair Park on Sunday across all four grades of racing to mark the start of the Summer Series. De..
22-Nov-2012
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Table tennis coup for Bendigo - Video
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 t..
22-Nov-2012
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Time for a bounce
Bendigo Weekly
Rebounding will be a key, off and on the hardwood, for the Bendigo Bank Spirit this weekend, when they face a WNBL double-header against Sydney Uni and Canberra. Having lost to the Capitals in Bendigo on Sunday 54-59, the Spirit will have to exorcise some demons from the loss if they are to ..
16-Nov-2012
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Premier Cricket on QEO
Bendigo Weekly
FORMER Bendigo cricketer Tim Welsford will be back on the QEO next weekend, this time representing his Premier Cricket team Carlton. Carlton will join Melbourne University and St Kilda at the QEO on Saturday, November 24, for the Twenty20 Bush Bash competition. Horsham, Bendigo, Wangaratta, ..
15-Nov-2012
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