Police call for witnesses
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit are calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary in Flora Hill earlier this year. Two men, one armed with a firearm, entered the Dreschler Street apartment block and made demands to the one male occupant. The men left with items from the residence. ..
09-Apr-2014
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Pool breaks visitor records
Christine McGinn
More than 12,000 people visited the Golden Square Community Pool this year, the highest on record. The GSCP end of season report found the attendance was up more than 600 per cent on the past year. “A very successful season by all measures. The pool was attended by a wide cross section ..
09-Apr-2014
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Theatre breakthrough
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Community Theatre has had a break through, marking its next step in the redevelopment. Workers have broken through the Marong Wing facade, to keep the $25.8 million project on track. Member for Northern Victoria Amanda Millar said the facade will form the main entrance to the new ..
09-Apr-2014
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Car fire in Whipstick - VIDEO
Bendigo Weekly
A stolen Holden Commodore was reported on fire in the Whipstick Forest this afternoon. The vehicle was found in the forest about 2pm with noticeable skid marks on surrounding dirt tracks. Country Fire Authority’s Eaglehawk brigade and Bendigo Police attended the incident. ..
08-Apr-2014
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Connecting on the train
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government will this morning announce Bendigo trains, and VLine trains across most of the state, will have wifi internet connection. Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum made the local announcement at Bendigo station this morning. It follows the government's announcement of..
08-Apr-2014
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Bushmasters sold to Japan
Bendigo Weekly
The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bendigo-made Bushmaster vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force. Thales Australia chief executive officer Chris Jenkins said he vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility ..
07-Apr-2014
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Rating our stars
Terry Wallace is full of praise for our up and coming locals By BEN CAMERON Two-time AFL coach turned commentator Terry Wallace has backed two former Bendigo footballers to have breakout AFL seasons this year. The man known within football circles as Plough, said former Bendigo Pioneer ..
24-Mar-2011
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Girls on a roll
Bendigo’s latest representative team is the Chicko Rollers from the Dragon City Derby Dolls League and already they are making their mark on the competitive circuit. Roller Derby began in Chicago in 1935 and the first Roller derby bout was an endurance race, but the game was changed to..
24-Mar-2011
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Decker’s final salute
WHEN is the right age to retire from a sport you love and have spent the past 30 years of your life working courageously at? At the age of 38, Tim Decker has reached the turning point from being a competitive cyclist, after an amazing career for a rider whose heart was often bigger than his abili..
24-Mar-2011
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Ashby chases more glory in New Zealand
The sailing career of Bendigo yachtsman Glenn Ashby continues to blossom. The high profile sportsman has ventured through the classes of club champion to state, national and world champion and ventured to the Olympics. But the challenges of greater success are firmly on the horizon. ..
23-Mar-2011
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Sport legends unite for John Forbes tribute
AMONG the many high-profile sporting celebrities at the John Forbes Tribute luncheon at the Kangaroo Flat Sports Club yesterday was Olympic great Herb Elliott. A gold medal winner in the 1500 metres at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Elliott flew in from Coffs Harbour where he now lives but still k..
15-Feb-2011
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Have you got the right gear?
THE electronic age has such a strong hold on the control of anything mechanical. A microchip can operate almost anything that opens and shuts or need meticulous timing. It stands to reason that it was not going to be long before the two largest cycling group-set makers – Shimano and Ca..
14-Feb-2011
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