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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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Police investigate bashing
Bendigo Weekly
A male was reportedly bashed at the Bendigo Railway Station about 2.30pm today. “There was a punch on down at the train station and apparently stuff got stolen,” bystander Crystal said. Police are speaking with three male youths believed to be involved in the incident this aftern..
21-Apr-2014
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All the fun of the festival
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo came alive this weekend as the Easter weekend festivities saw people line the streets to glimpse the annual event. The Bendigo Easter Festival chairman Rod Fyffe hesitated to say it was the best and the biggest, preferring to let locals judge. “It was hu..
21-Apr-2014
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Merger causes row
Anthony Radford
THE battle lines over the future of Bendigo TAFE have been drawn. The Bendigo Weekly revealed on Friday that Bendigo TAFE was negotiating a merger with Kangan Institute. That story saw political and community leaders begin to take sides. Labor’s three local parliamentarians attacke..
18-Apr-2014
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Turfed out again
More games moved, but council says all will be well at QEO soon The next two Bendigo Bombers games scheduled for the Queen Elizabeth Oval will be played in Melbourne after further concerns from the City of Greater Bendigo about the oval’s surface. The June 19 clash with Williamstown and..
10-Jun-2011
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Know your opponents
Getting to know your opponents in cycling is helped if we recognise we all have inner opponents of our own. For example, there are some that have ingrained habits, while others may lack confidence. I was talking to one of Bendigo’s competitive cyclists recently about the art of racing and ..
10-Jun-2011
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Sporting windfall
Council weighs in with cash for recreational facilities A few members of the Bendigo Car Club are setting a cracking pace across the state. Seventen-year-old whizz kid Steve Mackenzie competed in the Victorian Hyundai Excel Series with great success in his first full year of rallying. &ldqu..
09-Jun-2011
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Sports Shorts June 10
SQUARE ON TOP GOLDEN Square and Sandhurst cemented their positions as the top two of the Bendigo Football Netball League’s Senior Netball ladder this week. Golden Square defeated Kangaroo Flat 40 to 29, to stay in top spot by two points. Sandhurst easily defeated Strathfieldsaye 51-34 to..
08-Jun-2011
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Bendigo Spirit star wins national selection
Bendigo Bank Spirit guard-forward Tess Madgen has been chosen to represent Australia at the 2011 World University Games. Madgen will join 11 other of Australia’s emerging basketball stars to take on the rest of the world in the Tournament set to be held in Shenzen, China from 12–..
08-Jun-2011
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Flint wins top job at Peter Krenz Leisure Centre
ONE of Bendigo’s most popular sporting stars has been named manager of the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre. In a statement released today, the Bendigo Regional YMCA said newly appointed manager David Flint had proven his passion and commitment to the YMCA during his 12 years of servic..
07-Jun-2011
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