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Locals oppose 'takeover'
Christine McGinn
Bendigo parliamentarians have taken a hands on approach to find out if locals support the Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute merger. Members for Bendigo East and West, Jacinta Allan and Maree Edwards, asked shoppers at Marketplace a three-question survey. More than 100 locals participated, in ..
01-May-2014
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AIRPORT BUSINESS PUSH
Bendigo Weekly
The campaign to redevelop the Bendigo Airport will step up a notch tomorrow with a concerted push from local business. Some of Bendigo most successful businessmen and women will join the campaign to urge the Federal Government to come to the funding party. Both Greater Bendigo council an..
01-May-2014
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New vision signed off
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo councillors have unanimously endorsed the new Council Plan to go out for public consultation at tonight’s special meeting. Cr Mark Weragoda and Cr James Williams were at a conference in Melbourne today before driving back to Bendigo after fears three councillors would n..
30-Apr-2014
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Motorists caught out
Christine McGinn
About 800 speeding drivers were caught red-handed in Central Victoria in a 13-day Victoria Police operation blitz. Police caught 85 unlicensed motorists and 50 people using mobile phones on Central Victorian roads during the campaign. Bendigo Police Senior Sergeant Paul Gardiner said police w..
30-Apr-2014
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Works start at Ravenswood
Bendigo Weekly
Motorists are warned of temporary traffic condition changes on the Calder Highway near Bullock Creek next week. VicRoads contractors will be undertaking service and utilities location and access works, including drilling activity in the area. The works are related to the future upgrade of the..
30-Apr-2014
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Mother is a classic
Steve Kendall
When you hear the tribute ahead of the minute’s silence at the Mother’s Day Classic, it will be Lisa McDermid at the microphone. Last year Lisa was undergoing chemotherapy treatment when she participated in the MDC, running the eight kilometres and then walking the 4km with friends..
30-Apr-2014
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Footy on Good Friday in Bendigo
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo will play Port Melbourne on Good Friday at the QEO, if City of Greater Bendigo council gives the fixture the nod. One of six home games, the Easter game is a radical step for the AFL, which has always resisted scheduling games on the most sacred day of the Christian calendar. Goo..
20-Dec-2011
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Shift of focus a winning tactic
Ben Cameron
A RENEWED focus on mental toughness and improved body language has helped Bendigo tennis star Eliza Long claim the biggest win of her fledgling career in straight sets. The 16-year-old Knowsley ace took out the Australian Under 16 Tennis Championship at Melbourne Park on Sunday, after some advice ..
16-Dec-2011
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Thunder opens doors to play
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Thunder is having an open session this Wednesday and inviting any women who have played or are keen to play football to come along. “We started the Thunder to complete the pathway for female participation in football and this year we expect to pick up a few new women coming up ..
16-Dec-2011
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Sticking with a great idea
Ben Cameron
IT all began with stickers, for a few laughs. But Cumagutsa, the brainchild of Bendigo’s Mark Hall, is fast becoming a household name amongst riding fans. The new brand of cycling gear is starting to sell like hot cakes after Australian Super Bike rider Kris McLaren rode around Phillip Is..
16-Dec-2011
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NETBALL VICTORIOUS
Ben Cameron
BENDIGO is on track to have its own team in the Netball Victoria league within four years. Bendigo Football Netball League’s Melissa Ryan said the city would be ready to have its netball version of the Bendigo Lady Braves, when the next round of NV licensing rolls around in about thr..
15-Dec-2011
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SPIRIT SAGA: GROUPS TO MEET
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO’S two most powerful basketball groups will meet this week to see if they can help the embattled Bendigo Spirit. The WNBL franchise announced on Friday it was in financial trouble, with debts of about $50,000. General manager and star player Kristi Harrower has been stood do..
13-Dec-2011
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