Property Guide
Andrews condemns hospital cuts
Christine McGinn
Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews has slugged the Liberal government over claimed Bendigo hospital funding cuts. Members for Bendigo East and West, Jacinta Allan and Maree Edwards joined Mr Andrews to condemn the government. Mr Andrews said Bendigo hospital was “fantastic”, ..
04-Apr-2014
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A collection of history
Steve Kendall
WHEN someone has been passionately collecting for 55 years, you know there will be some gems. Bendigo identity Dennis O’Hoy started collecting pottery when he worked at the Bendigo Pottery as part of his qualification for an Arts diploma, and now that collection is going to auction. ..
04-Apr-2014
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Smoking stubbed out
Christine McGinn
Smoking is banned in the majority of Hargreaves Mall as a new state-wide law kicks in around children’s playgrounds. Bendigo’s favourite dragon, Fun Loong, is in a smoke-free zone, allowing our children to breathe clean air when they play in public spaces. New Vi..
04-Apr-2014
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Twenty years on
Anthony Radford
MONDAY marks the 20th birthday of the City of Greater Bendigo. On April 7, 1994, the Marong, Strathfieldsaye and Huntly shires joined the Bendigo City Council and the Borough of Eaglehawk (as well as part of the Shire of McIvor), to create the municipality we know today. Has it worked? Is ..
04-Apr-2014
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Bullets hit mechanic shop
Bendigo Weekly
An Eaglehawk mechanic business was hit with bullets on Tuesday night this week. Shots were fired into the Ansell Auto Repairs on Upper California Gully Road while a worker was there. The man told police he thought it was kids mucking around with rocks so he left, only to return the next d..
03-Apr-2014
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Road to Salvation
Christine McGinn
Learner drivers are calling on businesses and community members to help them get back on the road. The Salvation Army L2P Program has no vehicle to service the increasing demand of the local youth to obtain their driving licence. The previous vehicle was written-off in a recent accident leavi..
03-Apr-2014
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Ready to Thunder
After two years of preparation the Bendigo Thunder hits the playing field this Sunday in the Victorian Women’s Football League to begin a new era of football in this city. The new team is set to face La Trobe University at Dower Park, Kangaroo Flat and on trial-match form will be very compet..
31-Mar-2011
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Reeves on world stage
Wedderburn rally driver Brendan Reeves and his sister Rhianon Smyth as his co-driver have finished fourth in Rally Portugal after clawing their way after a puncture nearly spoilt their weekend. Highlight of racing in the six-stage event included a 3.27-kilometre street stage in Lisbon with a crowd..
31-Mar-2011
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Horse power wins
Popular Bendigo racehorse trainer Peter Boynton is driving around in style this week after winning the Mazda Challenge Series at Moonee Valley. Boynton is the trainer of brilliant sprinter La Bella Roo who posted the fastest time of the innovative Essendon Mazda 55 second Challenge which featured ..
31-Mar-2011
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Heathcote cyclists prepare for Murray to Moyne
A bunch of community minded pedal pushers will take to the open road in the name of Heathcote’s health this weekend. Heathcote 4 Health, a group of 12 local cyclists from the fields of health, police, the emergency services and some friends of the hospital, will ride the famous 24 hour..
28-Mar-2011
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Celebrities head for Heathcote
Olympian and sporting great, Raelene Boyle, will join the NAB Bendigo Business and Banking Centre at the Heathcote Golf Club for their annual Ovarian Cancer Research Charity Golf Day on Friday March 25. Boyle achieved just about everything there was to achieve on the athletics track an..
25-Mar-2011
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Sports goss
Well done the community who supported the Newbridge Football Club at their major fundraiser on Friday night. The Bendigo Bank chipped in $20,000 and the function raised another $36,000 to make it a huge night for the footy club which has been hit hard by the recent floods. Priority for the money rai..
25-Mar-2011
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