Mandy - IGA
New spin on pokies
Christine McGinn
GREATER Bendigo councillor Mark Weragoda will lead the charge to reconsider council’s policy to prohibit electronic gaming machines in the CBD. Cr Weragoda will urge councillors to reconsider the inherited Gaming Policy and look at the wider community impacts. “In my view, coun..
03-May-2014
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MAN INJURED IN BUS CRASH
Bendigo Weekly
A man in his 30s was taken to Bendigo hospital with facial injuries after a collision between a car and a bus in West Bendigo. The man was the driver of the red ute that collided with the bus on Marong Road near Bendigo Stadium about 7.10pm. A boy was taken to hospital after another cras..
02-May-2014
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Airport campaign takes off
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo business leaders have gathered at the Bendigo Airport to call on the Federal Government to provide the final $5 million to fund the facility's redevelopment. Fourteen major and prominent businesses have thrown their support behind the need for the $15m redevelopment for the overall bett..
02-May-2014
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La Trobe students graduate
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s first group of paramedicine, podiatry and speech pathology students graduated from La Trobe University this week. They are part of a 971-strong graduating Bendigo Campus Class of 2014. More than 730 graduands filled the Bendigo Stadium, along with their families and friend..
02-May-2014
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‘Disbelief, shock and horror’
Christine McGinn
TOYS lie along the verandah, leading to the door of the yellow weatherboard home. Dogs bark and race down the hallway, panting and tapping their claws, minutes before the doorknob turns. Casey Veal, a blonde, young woman with deep, dark brown eyes opens the door. Dressed in track pants and..
02-May-2014
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Property on a high
Christine McGinn
FIRST-TIME buyers are breaking into the Bendigo market, attracted to medium-priced homes. Tweed Sutherland First National director Matt Leonard said the high $200,000 to mid $300,000 range was the strongest price bracket. “If the property is listed and priced correctly, the market wi..
02-May-2014
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United they stand
Bendigo Weekly
THE second half of the Emu Valley Cricket Association is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. Apart from United, who are sitting comfortably on top of the ladder, less than one game separates second and sixth positions on the ladder with another two sides less than a game behind sixth spot. ..
06-Jan-2012
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Zak’s geared up
Ben Cameron
WITH the Australia Road National Championships looming this weekend in Ballarat, leading Bendigo cyclist Zak Dempster is primed and ready to compete in what is expected to be another gruelling Battle of Buninyong. Dempster, part of a large Bendigo contingent battling it out for the coveted green a..
06-Jan-2012
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Free spirit
Ben Cameron
Following a shaky year for the team, Kristi Harrower is looking to the future This could be the final WNBL season for Kristi Harrower in a Bendigo Spirit singlet. After news that the Spirit would no longer pay Harrower in her general manager position, and the team faced the possibility of..
30-Dec-2011
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Thrills and spills as rules change
Bendigo Weekly
The first half of the Bendigo and District Cricket Association had it all: a scorebook controversy in Round Three, the BDCA board changed the rules of play mid-match in Round Six, and perennial cellar dwellers Huntly/North Bendigo find themselves just three points out of the A Grade top four. Not ..
30-Dec-2011
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Bendigo team powers home
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s Pedders Racing Team finished a credible second in the final round of the Australian Manufacturers Championship at Eastern Creek recently. While the team was disappointed not to win, they fought hard to take second place by just three seconds after six hours of racing. With just ..
30-Dec-2011
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Set for Country Week
Ben Cameron
Leading competition batsman Matt Giri heads up a strong EVCA squad for Bendigo Country Week, which starts on January 16. Brad Webster (Golden Gully) M: 5 W: 19 @ 6.16 BB: 5/38 Seb Ollie (Golden Gully) m: 5 W: 12 @ 11.67 BB: 4/16 Shaun O’Shea (Golden Gully) M: 2 W: 13 @ 9...
30-Dec-2011
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