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PSOs start work at station
Christine McGinn
Five Protective Services Officers will be on duty at Bendigo train station tonight. Local PSOs will patrol the station from 6pm to the last train, seven day a week to ensure the community's safety. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Kim Wells said this was the first roll out of PSOs f..
28-Apr-2014
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Disabled residents stay home
Bendigo Weekly
Local disabled residents are set to stay in their homes longer with extra government funding help. The federal and state governments are chipping in $537,524 to help residents living with a disability remain in their homes. Patron Senator for Bendigo Michael Ronaldson said the Home and Commun..
28-Apr-2014
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Hundreds of jobs heading our way?
Anthony Radford
Bendigo could be in line for hundreds of public servant jobs, but only if Premier Denis Napthine keeps his. The Bendigo Weekly understands the State Government is considering shifting Department of Environment and Primary Industries jobs from Melbourne to Bendigo. But it is only if the Sta..
25-Apr-2014
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Class act at Quarry Hill
Christine McGinn
Quarry Hill Primary School students were hand-picked to receive $1.9 million in funding in the state government’s May budget. Premier Denis Napthine said the school was chosen for the funding after significant increases in student numbers. “We know this school is growing in size....
24-Apr-2014
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Trucks roll for foodshare
Christine McGinn
Three transport companies have come forward to help Bendigo Foodshare deliver food to people in need. Bendigo Foodshare put out the call for truck companies to pick up and drop off food that would otherwise go to waste. The organisation has delivered about 1.3 million meals to 14,000 Central ..
24-Apr-2014
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Star shoots into the digital age
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government has given Eaglehawk's Star Cinema a lifeline. Earlier this year, Star put out a call for help to buy a digital projector, starting a campaign for funds. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/star-needs-help?A=SearchResult&SearchID=32716746&ObjectID=3439801&Ob..
24-Apr-2014
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QEO pitch 'too high'
Ben Cameron
BENDIGO cricketers may have to wait until after Christmas to play on the QEO, this time because the newly dropped-in pitch is too high. Cricket was supposed to return to the city's premier sporting oval this weekend, after being out of action since the end of the football season. However..
21-Nov-2011
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Give ’em a Heiden
Bendigo Weekly
A former Bendigo table tennis star, Nathan Van Der Heiden, is battling it out right now in Bahrain on the world stage. Originally from Kerang, Van Der Heiden is competing at the the 2011 World Junior Championships all this week, in the Under 18 division for Australia. Van Der Heiden started play..
17-Nov-2011
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Scorers draw wrong result
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo and District Cricket Association president John Hecker has sent a strong message to all clubs: better communication is needed between clubs’ scorers on match days. The BDCA were forced to declare the B Grade fixture last Sunday between Golden Square and Strathfieldsaye a d..
10-Nov-2011
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A TON, OR TWO, OF ABILITY
Ben Cameron
MAKING a hundred is any cricketer’s dream, but two in a single day is something like batting nirvana. Strathfieldsaye’s Kyle Dundas wrote his name into the Bendigo and District Cricket Association history books on the weekend, after compiling scores of 102* and 107* against Golden Sq..
31-Oct-2011
Twin centuries all in a day's work for Dundas
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Meggi shows true grit
Ben Cameron
With spirits low, an aching body and well over a hundred laps of Tom Flood Sports Centre left to ride, most people would have packed it in. But adolescent health crusader (Megan) Meggi Anderson is made of tougher stuff than most. With the support of family, some inspirational music over the PA s..
27-Oct-2011
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On and upwards
Ben Cameron
The Bendigo Cup has gone up a level in class, according to Bendigo Jockey Club chief executive officer Ian Hart. After another well attended meeting, Hart believes the cup has been re-energised since becoming a Melbourne Cup qualifier event. He hopes this will ensure it becomes an even bigger draw..
26-Oct-2011
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