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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 Undersized and outdated, the station has reached its limits, desperate for space to house their vehicles.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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"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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Sports shorts May 27
NETBALL CLOSE THE top five teams of the Bendigo Football Netball League Senior Netball competition showed how close they are last weekend. Second and third place Sandhurst and Gisborne, who are equal on points on the ladder, drew 43-all when they met each other on the weekend. Fourth placed Ea..
27-May-2011
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Silent Ride unites
There are three things we can be assured we will face in our life time – birth, taxes and death. Births can be such a celebration, the creation of new life, a gift to be shared and enjoyed. Taxes are a necessary evil for society and something many spend their lifetime trying to avoid or ..
27-May-2011
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Flying high
BENDIGO physiotherapist Raymond Lee has won gold, silver and bronze medals in two recent international martial arts competitions in Hong Kong. Pursuing his passion for martial arts, Lee participated in the Hong Kong International Tai Chi Competition, winning silver and bronze. Lee then took part..
26-May-2011
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Bendigo snookers new world class event
Bendigo will host the first ever world ranking snooker event to be staged in Australia. The Victorian Government, IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company and World Snooker announced that Victoria has secured the right to host the event, named the Australian Goldfields Op..
23-May-2011
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Boston Marathon a winner
WELL-KNOWN Bendigo businessman John McGrath writes about three Bendigonians who took part in one of the world’s greatest footraces – the Boston Marathon. ON a cold but clear Boston morning last month, Sandhurst Football Club president and iron man Kevin Walsh, his wife Frances and I..
20-May-2011
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Golden day for racing
BENDIGO racecourse will host a premier Saturday meeting for the next three years from March next year. Racing Victoria made the announcement this week. To be known as the Golden Mile raceday, it will replace the standard Melbourne metropolitan fixture and bring the stars of the sport to Bendigo ..
20-May-2011
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