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Council votes on policy
Christine McGinn
Greater Bendigo council will vote on two new policies, as a result of the Councillor Conduct Panel, at this week’s meeting. Councillors will be asked to endorse the new Communications and Media and the improved Councillor Access to Information policies. The CAIP is designed to ensure co..
05-May-2014
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Council's wish list
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s Indoor Aquatic Leisure and Wellbeing Centre is council’s top wish list priority in tomorrow’s state budget. Mayor Barry Lyons saif council needed to strngly advocate for the project. “Final schematic plans have been developed and released by the City and a p..
05-May-2014
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Bendigo bank buys big
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank spent $.178 million to buy the business and assets of Rural Finance Corporation of Victoria. Bendigo Bank finalised the deal this morning, after being granted state government approval for the purchase. Rural Finance will have a loan book worth about $1.695 billion, ..
05-May-2014
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Obesity on rise
Anthony Radford
BENDIGO is getting fatter. New data has revealed more than 70 per cent of Bendigo men and more than 50 per cent of local women are obese or overweight. The figures come despite a concerted effort in the past two years to get locals off the sofa and improve their eating habits. Data from th..
03-May-2014
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DEPI move attacked
Anthony Radford
VICTORIA’S peak public sector union has attacked the relocation of government bureaucracies to regional areas as “postcode politics”. Last week the Bendigo Weekly revealed the State Government was considering moving parts of the Department of Environment and Primary Industrie..
03-May-2014
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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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Magic Madison
Ben Cameron
International field a huge drawcard for Bendigo’s premier sporting event With a truly international field, and increasing attention from the Melbourne media, the 41st Bendigo International Madison is tipped to attract around 10,000 people over the weekend. “It’s Australi..
09-Mar-2012
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Spinners excel
Ben Cameron
A new emphasis on doing opposition homework, and a two pronged spin attack, has seen Golden Square leap from second last to semi finalists in one Bendigo and District Cricket Association season. Square face finals specialists Bendigo United at Harry Trott Oval this Saturday in an A Grade semi fin..
08-Mar-2012
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Results down to the wire
Bendigo Weekly
With the weather washing out day one of the final round of Emu Valley Cricket last Saturday, everything comes down to this weekend. Can West Bendigo break back into the top four? Or will the resurgent Spring Gully hang on to fourth spot in a remarkable comeback from the Christmas break, and ..
08-Mar-2012
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Gully has a spring at the finals
Bendigo Weekly
With one round remaining in the Emu Valley Cricket Association season, fourth spot is still up for grabs with reigning premier Spring Gully timing their run for the finals perfectly. Gully look to be the form side of the competition, along with United, which scored a mammoth 7/442 on the weekend...
02-Mar-2012
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Golf final goes to sudden death
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo junior golfer Lucas Herbert has been crowned the inaugural Central Victorian Junior Master after winning in a sudden death shoot-out last Sunday at Neangar Park. During the two-day event, which incorporated the Bendigo District Junior Championships, Herbert coolly holed a birdie against..
02-Mar-2012
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Hu and Du take the top titles
Bendigo Weekly
Heming Hu took out the title at the Bendigo Junior and Under 21 Championships over the weekend, beating Dillon Cathcart. In the women’s, Anna Du was too good for Li Yiwen. Nearly 400 games of table tennis were played at the Eaglehawk stadium, where the best performed locals were Nathan van..
02-Mar-2012
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