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"We will not be influenced"
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council will not be influenced by public sentiment when it comes to making a decision on Bendigo's new mosque. Mayor Barry Lyons told Fiona Parker on ABC Radio this morning it was purely a planning issue. "Our council will be handling the mosque issue in a matter of weeks.," ..
04-Apr-2014
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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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Bitter sweet victory
LOCAL cyclist Zak Dempster has won the gruelling Dengie Marshes Tour race in Essex. The win was a bitter sweet one though for Rapha Condor’s Dempster, as the popular rider’s Bristol home was burgled while he was competing in the 140 kilometre race known as the Hell of the East for its ro..
08-Apr-2011
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Students excel on the track
THERE is something special about a school sports carnival. This week it was Crusoe College’s turn to pack the Flora Hill Athletics Stadium and show their stuff. Tom Kirk (high jump), Leesa Scholes (discuss), Kale Hartwig (triple jump) and Montana Kekich (relay) were among them...
08-Apr-2011
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Juniors on right track
BENDIGO’S Under 15 V/Line cup football campaign will kick off this weekend. The V/Line Cup is the premier representative football carnival for young country footballers and is the first step on the pathway to an AFL career for many players. In a first for the tournament, matches will be pl..
08-Apr-2011
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Kids line up for bowls
Marong Bowls Club is looking to attract new members through its involvement in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active After School Communities program. Club coach Andre Goosens has been conducting lawn bowls sessions with the Marong Primary School over the past two months and is hoping to..
08-Apr-2011
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Fyffe declares war on water
THIS time one year ago, Lake Eppalock was a miserable eight or so per cent, while Cairn Curran, near Maldon, was a paltry four per cent. Fast forward 12 months, and both water storages are at capacity for the first time in more than a decade. And so, pride is on the line with the launc..
04-Apr-2011
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Jumps racing season starts today
RACING Minister Denis Napthine has welcomed the start of a new season for jumps racing in Victoria. Dr Napthine said the 2011 jumps racing season started today, with connections racing for a total of $2.64 million in prize money over 70 races between now and September. Today’s race..
04-Apr-2011
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