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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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Bendigo's population boom
Christine McGinn
Bendigo has once again, secured its position as Victoria’s second largest regional centre. Australian Bureau of Statistics’ April data shows Greater Bendigo’s population has climbed to 105,332 to June 30, 2013. Bendigo has become home to about 1730 more people in the past ye..
07-Apr-2014
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Firies caught in a tight spot
Christine McGinn
Golden Square volunteer firefighters say they have plenty of empty government promises, but no room to move. Undersized and outdated, the station has reached its limits, desperate for space to house their vehicles. The station holds four trucks; two at the back and two parked in front. ..
05-Apr-2014
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Goldair plan fails to take off
Anthony Radford
Plans for Bendigo’s first commercial airline have been scrapped, adding fuel to the campaign to redevelop the city’s airport. Goldair launched with much fanfare in 2012, with plans to begin commercial flights to Melbourne in early 2013. Despite numerous announcements of imminen..
05-Apr-2014
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MINERS FIGHT The Fighting Miners rugby union juniors continued to show improvement as they went down 22 to 47 to Box Hill in a practice match at Shadforth Park on Saturday. After a slow start which saw the Miners trailing 5-22 at the end of the first quarter, the young Miners lifted their intens..
15-Apr-2011
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Wedderburn pair ace Targa Tasmania
WEDDERBURN siblings Brendan Reeves and Rhianon Smyth had an emphatic victory in Targa Tasmania which finished in Hobart on the weekend. The pair finished victors in the Showroom class by an impressive 14 minutes 45 seconds after five gruelling days of tarmac competition. Not content o..
12-Apr-2011
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Bendigo Thunder roars to win over Melton
The Bendigo Thunder has notched up its first win in the fledgling club's first season in the VWFL North West Conference. Taking on the Melton Centrals over the weekend, the Thunder came out convincingly, leading the Centrals 4 -1 to 1 – 0 at the first change. The pattern continued thr..
11-Apr-2011
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Power of one
Thrilling finishes cap off a fantastic North Central State League netball Championship season at Flora Hill By Alan Besley Kangaroo Flat won back-to-back titles in the Netball Victoria North Central State League Championship by defeating Eaglehawk in an enthralling contest at Flora Hill S..
08-Apr-2011
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WOMEN CLOSE IT was almost the Cinderella start for the Bendigo Thunder in its debut Victorian Women’s Football League match on the weekend. The side went down to La Trobe University by four points at Kangaroo Flat’s Dower Park on Sunday, after a spirited fightback. Trailing at e..
08-Apr-2011
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Murray to Moyne a must
From the humble beginnings 25 years ago of a group of women under the leadership of Hester Woodrup, (wife of Graham, well-known marathon cyclist), the challenge was thrown out to the Port Fairy Apex Club and another team of local Port Fairy identities to ride in relay from Mildura to Port Fairy in 2..
08-Apr-2011
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