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Aunty Fay makes honour roll
Christine McGinn
Local Dja Dja Wurrung elder Aunty Fay Carter is the city’s first Victorian Indigenous Honour Roll recipient. Aunty Carter has dedicated her life to improving the lives of the local traditional owners and recognising their relationship to the land. “I’ve been privileged to be..
23-Apr-2014
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Tasers for Bendigo police
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO police officers will carry tasers in a new investment in community safety. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Kim Wells has announced that the Victorian Coalition Government will provide $13.5 million for the rollout of tasers to all 24 hour police stations across regional Vict..
23-Apr-2014
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Armed robbery arrest
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man in relation to an armed robbery at a Drechsler Street home on February 15. Joshua Taylor has been charged with armed robbery and firearms related offences and will reappear in Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on 28 May. Two me..
22-Apr-2014
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'Desperation' prompts merger
Bendigo Weekly
Local Labor MPs are furious and fear the Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute merger is “out of desperation”. Earlier this month the Bendigo Weekly revealed Bendigo TAFE was poised to merge with Melbourne's Kangan Institute. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/top-class?A=SearchR..
22-Apr-2014
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Shamrock pokies approved
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s historic Shamrock Hotel has been given the green light to increase its electronic gaming machines to 65. The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation gave its approval for an additional 20 EGMs at the hotel. Shamrock Hotel owner Jim Hogan said he was pleased wit..
22-Apr-2014
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Health merger on the cards
Bendigo Weekly
The boards of Bendigo Community Health Services and Cobaw Community Health have announced they have entered into negotiations to merge the two organisations. Both groups are not-for-profit organisations offering a range of primary and community health services, many of which are free or have mi..
22-Apr-2014
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Golden day for racing
BENDIGO racecourse will host a premier Saturday meeting for the next three years from March next year. Racing Victoria made the announcement this week. To be known as the Golden Mile raceday, it will replace the standard Melbourne metropolitan fixture and bring the stars of the sport to Bendigo ..
20-May-2011
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Sports Shorts May 20
ALL-ABILITIES FUTSAL Football Federation Central Victoria will be running modified indoor soccer (futsal) sessions for people with a disability. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend. The matches will be held every Friday night until June 10 at the South East Secondary Co..
20-May-2011
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Anniversary waltzing
A milestone reached and memories rekindled Anniversaries, wonderful milestone markers of memories that act as a benchmark in life. Last Monday was the anniversary of five years of writing the Cycling with Eddie column for the Bendigo Weekly. What does five years mean to you in your cyclin..
20-May-2011
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Riding high in UK
Bendigo’s Zak Dempster is stepping up a gear in Britain BENDIGO rider Zak Dempster is dominating in cycling powerhouse, the United Kingdom. Dempster is the UK’s number one ranked rider, after a stunning start to the season. Dempster, who rides for the Rapha Condor Sharp team, ha..
20-May-2011
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Jumps race plan angers animal welfare group
Bendigo Animal Welfare and Community Services has accused the Bendigo Jockey Club of animal exploitation. As reported in the Bendigo Weekly last Friday, the BJC will host a series of jumps events next month; the first time a jumps event has been run in Bendigo for a decade. However BAWCS..
19-May-2011
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Drum mourns passing of Geelong favourite Bob Davis
NORTHERN Region MP and former Geelong player, Damian Drum, has expressed his sadness at the passing of club legend, Bob Davis. Davis was one of the most popular and respected figures in the AFL, who as a player was a major contributor to two premiership campaigns in 1951 and 1952. He coache..
18-May-2011
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