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COUNCILLOR REVOLT
Bendigo Weekly
A Greater Bendigo councillor is refusing to attend a series of upcoming council meetings as a protest. Whipstick Ward councillor Peter Cox believe a series of upcoming special meetings to release the draft Council Plan and budget should not proceed. “The Council Plan and budget a..
29-Apr-2014
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Shorten sweet
Christine McGinn
Taking time for a cup of tea, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten met with Bendigo pensioners to discuss possible federal government funding cuts. Long-serving Labor member Lorna Erwin greeted Mr Shorten with a home-made morning tea and her concerns about cuts across the kitchen table. Mr Shorten ..
29-Apr-2014
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Rainfall records falling
Joel Peterson
As rain falls in Bendigo, so too do the city's April rainfall records. Following on from the city’s hottest summer on record, Bendigo has record its wettest April in 25 years, thanks to some morning rainfall today. The Bureau of Meteorology’s Bendigo Airport site ..
29-Apr-2014
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Snakes seized in Bendigo raid
Bendigo Weekly
A Bendigo man may face charges under the Wildlife Act 1975 after Department of Environment and Primary Industries seized four pythons from his home recently. DEPI Senior Compliance Officer Brady Childs said two Stimson’s pythons, one spotted python and one carpet python were discovered..
29-Apr-2014
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Bill's shortened visit?
Bendigo Weekly
Federal Opposition Bill Shorten will visit Bendigo today, but his reason for doing so has disappeared. Mr Shorten will visit a Bendigo house with Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters today to discuss “rumoured changes to pensions” over a cup of tea . Ms Chesters said it was an im..
29-Apr-2014
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Copycats in Ballarat
Bendigo Weekly
ANALYSIS Last week it was Labor politicians copying each other, with Lisa Chesters and Jacinta Allan mimicking each other over the Bendigo TAFE merger plan. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/signing-form-the-same-song-sheet) This week it is the turn of the Coalition, with the announc..
28-Apr-2014
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Harrower dropped as Spirit GM
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO Spirit star Kristi Harrower is no longer general manager of the WNBL club, as the franchise struggles financially. The club will go without a full-time GM for the next six months, with board members volunteering in the role over that period. In September, www.bendigoweekly.com.au..
09-Dec-2011
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Mandurang fall short
Bendigo Weekly
In beautiful sunshine, the top two sides battled it out at Mandurang with United batting first. Thanks to some terrific bowling by Leigh Haw with three wickets, and good support from Kris Raukola and Cain Ladiges with two each, United were restricted to the modest total of 125 But it would be a..
09-Dec-2011
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Call of the ball
Ben Cameron
A Bendigo soccer champion has turned her back on the game to help guide the Bendigo Thunder to greater heights. For the past decade, Emma Wolters has achieved practically everything as captain and coach at the Epsom Soccer Club, from league best and fairest (she won the Loris Browning Medal in 200..
09-Dec-2011
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Spirit lacking
Ben Cameron
Harrower questions team performance after loss Does the Bendigo Spirit have the grunt to overcome an ordinary start to the WNBL season? Spirit star point guard Kristi Harrower has been pondering that question this week, as the seventh-placed Spirit face the AIS this Sunday, and an increasi..
02-Dec-2011
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City a smash hit
Ben Cameron
The William Loud Bendigo International has been a huge success and Bendigo has every chance of hosting the event again next year. The final leg of the 2011 Australian Pro Tour, which has attracted both international players and home-grown talent like Casey Dellacqua and Sam Groth, has been a bit h..
24-Nov-2011
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Braves sign import - video
Bendigo Weekly
THE Bendigo Braves have signed powerful forward Deilvez Yearby for 2012 SEABL season. The 24 year old 198 centimetre forward will arrive in Bendigo on the back of an impressive college career and professional international experience in the German and Mexican leagues. Braves coach Ben Ha..
22-Nov-2011
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