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Skye’s the limit for Easter fun
Steve Kendall
Bendigo Young Citizen of the Year Skye Kinder knows eggsactly what makes her Easter fun. To find out what other fun things are on in Bendigo during Easter, continue reading. SOMETHING FOR ALL Every year Bendigo comes up trumps for Easter, and this year is no exception. If you&..
17-Apr-2014
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Projects steam ahead
Christine McGinn
COUNCIL decided on a number of important planning and development proposals at last night’s meeting. A multi-million dollar Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-Operative community service centre has been given the green-light. Councillors unanimously approved the plans for a five dwellin..
17-Apr-2014
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Bid to clear names
Anthony Radford
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. An independent panel handed down a fin..
17-Apr-2014
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Golden key for sale
Christine McGinn
IN the heart of Bendigo’s CBD, the commercial “Golden Key” building is up for sale. The 20th Century, red brick property cornering Hargreaves and Mitchell streets will go to auction on May 2 at 11am onsite. The property will go under the hammer for the first time in 50 ye..
17-Apr-2014
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Medicare reduces hours
Bendigo Weekly
Medicare services at Bendigo’s one-stop shop will stop on Saturday mornings as of May 10. The extra-hours will be cut due to a decrease in demand for weekend services. Department of Human Services general manager Hank Jongen said Bendigo was one of the last remaining Medicare sites stil..
16-Apr-2014
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Wrongdoers in focus
Bendigo Weekly
Police are trialling an Australian first long-range camera to detect irresponsible drivers this Easter weekend. The Ranger is a long-lens, portable camera able to detect distracted motorists up to 700 metres away. Police will be able to catch and fine drivers not wearing seat-belts, using mob..
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Megan Moody back for Bendigo Spirit
Anthony Radford
The Bendigo Bank Spirit has resigned 188cm forward Megan Moody for the 2011/12 WNBL season. Moody was expected to make her debut with Bendigo last year, but was unexpectedly sidelined with a knee injury that kept her out for the duration of the season. Her absence dealt a blow to the Spi..
13-Jul-2011
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PIOS COACH CALLS IT A DAY
Ben Cameron
AFTER seven years as head coach of the Bendigo Pioneers, Mark Ellis will hang up the whiteboard at the end of the season. While Ellis said it was a tough decision to leave the club, the timing was right for him to move on. “The timing was pretty right for everything,” he said...
07-Jul-2011
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Snooker flags on cue
Anthony Radford
THE City of Greater Bendigo has installed large, colourful banners at Lake Weeroona, Calder Highway Kangaroo Flat, McIvor Highway Strathdale and the Bendigo Railway Station to promote the upcoming Australian Snooker Goldfields Open. Council Major Events manager John Rossi said the Australian Sn..
05-Jul-2011
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Harmony the goal for Golden City
THE world game is alive and kicking at the Golden City Soccer Club in North Bendigo with the help of some of the city’s newest residents. The club, which will celebrate its 40th birthday this year, has a strong anglo-celtic history but there is change in the air. Thanks to the he..
24-Jun-2011
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New pavilion an ace
BENDIGO’S newest sporting facility has been opened. City of Greater Bendigo mayor Rod Fyffe and Nationals Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum were on hand to officially open the $296,000 Spring Gully Tennis Club clubrooms. Cr Fyffe said the pavilion is built from corrugated co..
23-Jun-2011
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Bendigo Bombers back on QEO
After inspecting the surface on Tuesday, Bendigo Bombers coach Shannon Grant is rapt to have his team back on the Queen Elizabeth Oval this Saturday against top-placed Williamstown. "It’s come up really well, the ground looks really good," Grant said. "We’re really looking fo..
23-Jun-2011
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