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Bendigo is going up
Christine McGinn
Greater Bendigo council will consider a number of large planning and development proposals at this week’s council meeting. Councillors will be recommended to approve a 22-room motel in Kangaroo Flat. The High Street subdivision features a two-storey building home to 14 one-bedroom apart..
14-Apr-2014
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TAFE "TAKEOVER": CHESTERS
Bendigo Weekly
Federal member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has entered the Bendigo TAFE merger debate, calling it a "takeover". The Bendigo Weekly revealed on Friday that Bendigo TAFE was negotiating a merger with Kangan Institute. Ms Chesters will address the federal Standing Committee on Education ..
14-Apr-2014
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Beyond the limit
Christine McGinn
BENDIGO’s mental health system is in crisis, unable to cope with increasing demand, recent statistics have revealed. Health and Community Services Union state secretary Lloyd Williams said Bendigo hospital will be unable to meet demand even after its $630 million upgrade. “For ..
12-Apr-2014
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On track for a better life
Christine McGinn
TRANSFORMED Dylan Whelan, has turned his life around with the help of a local support program. A heroin-addict and dealer, Mr Whelan struggled with substance abuse for a decade spending up to $1000 on the drug each day. Strangers saved Mr Whelan twice after he overdosed on the addictive d..
12-Apr-2014
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Mosque decision based on planning
Christine McGinn
GREATER Bendigo council has vowed to consider the mosque proposal on planning grounds, not personal beliefs. About three quarters of the 132 objections have opposed the mosque on anti-Muslim grounds. “Approval for an Islamic mosque in Bendigo would be approval to dismantle Australian..
12-Apr-2014
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Chapman's transparency call
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo councillor Elise Chapman is calling for council to open up its books to the public about the Amicus controversy. A complaint was made against Cr Chapman and Cr Helen Leach in March last year following a public event in Hargreaves Mall. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/ru..
11-Apr-2014
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Vee for victory
Bendigo racing rookie Jack Flood beat an ultra competitive field to take out Round One of the Victorian Formula Vee titles over the weekend. The former Girton Grammar student edged out reigning FV champion Daniel Reinhardt, to sneak home by .002 seconds and win race three, and the overa..
29-Apr-2011
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Community resource
George Pendlebury was born on August 28, 1922. He grew up with his parents, two brothers and four sisters on the family farm at Hopetoun. George recollects how his father, along with four other families, took up Soldier Settlement blocks to farm wheat. George remembers having his f..
29-Apr-2011
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Sports Shorts April 29, 2011
TOP THREE DOMINATE GISBORNE, Golden Square and Maryborough remain undefeated at the top of the Bendigo Football Netball League senior football ladder, after a Round Three dominated by close results. Eaglehawk defeated Sandhurst, Maryborough held off a fast-finishing Castlemaine at home ..
28-Apr-2011
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Zak Dempster wins again
BENDIGO cyclist Zak Dempster has continued his outstanding European form with a nail biting victory in the tough Tour of Doonhame. Dempster was rewarded for his consistency over the three stages of the Scottish race, finishing second on both the first and second days of the event, before fi..
26-Apr-2011
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BFL inter league coaches named
Jeff Brennan has been reappointed as the Bendigo Football Netball League inter league coach. Under 18 coach Ben Dyett has also got another guernsey for this year. The BFNL will travel to Geelong’s Skilled Stadium on May 28 to take on one of the best leagues in..
21-Apr-2011
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Bendigo teams on a roll
By BEN CAMERON The Bendigo Lady Braves sit fourth on the SEABL ladder after a comfortable 86 to 69 win against the Hobart Lady Chargers on Sunday. The visitors were on a high after their first victory of the year against the Frankston Lady Blues the previous night, and they stayed with Bendigo u..
21-Apr-2011
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