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Hit and run incident
Christine McGinn
Police are calling for witnesses after a hit and run incident on Sunday. A dark green four-wheel-drive utility vehicle was travelling north on High Street when it is alleged to have hit a blue Ford Focus at 3.45pm. The Ford was turning right into Elm Street, Golden Square when the incident oc..
01-Apr-2014
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Saving lives on our roads
Christine McGinn
Victoria Police has launched a zero-tolerance policy towards deaths on our roads, after a catastrophic start to the year. Six Central Victorians died in this year's Labour Day long-weekend, adding to the state’s road toll of 68. The community is urged to take ownership of reducing road ..
01-Apr-2014
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What's all this about?
Bendigo Weekly
OK, now we know a bit more. Bendigo's newest public art installation is based on a fairy tale, but it's not Winnie the Pooh. Workers were today putting the final touches on the unveiling of "Happy Ending?" the city's newest sculpture. Based in Rosalind Park, next to the large rabbit ..
01-Apr-2014
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THEATRE TAKEOVER
Bendigo Weekly
The Capital Theatre is to make way for the ever-expanding Bendigo Art Gallery. The impressive former Masonic Lodge will remain unchanged on the outside, but the interior will be remodelled to provide more gallery space in the wake of the gallery’s phenomenal success of late. It wil..
01-Apr-2014
EXCLUSIVE
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Demolition to go ahead
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government has allowed the demolition of a run down White Hills property, against Greater Bendigo council's wishes. In December, council voted to place a heritage order on the 1890s house at 386 Napier St. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/let-us-demolish-our-house) The pr..
31-Mar-2014
HERITAGE REJECTED
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20 years on, but is it a happy birthday?
Bendigo Weekly
Next Monday marks the 20th birthday of the City of Greater Bendigo. On April 7, 1994, the shires of Marong, Strathfieldsaye and Huntly joined the Bendigo City Council and the Borough of Eaglehawk (as well as a part of the Shire of McIvor), to create the municipality we know today. Has it..
31-Mar-2014
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Current Issue

SPORTS SHORTS
EASTER CAR RALLY THE Bendigo Car Club will hold its Sales Yard Dash at the Huntly Livestock Exchange again this Easter Saturday. Competitors from across the state will undertake a series of motorkhana tests to challenge both driver and vehicle. Drivers are able to compete from 12 years old, b..
21-Apr-2011
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Lobster for tee
A Bendigo-born scientist has made good use of discarded lobster shells to make a biodegradable golf ball A scientist born and raised in Bendigo has made life easier for marine life, and cruise ship golfers. David Neivandt currently researches at the University of Maine. He went to Bendigo Hi..
21-Apr-2011
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Dempster wins another cycling classic
BENDIGO cyclist Zak Dempster has continued his outstanding racing form with victory in the prestigious Tesco Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic. Rapha Condor’s Dempster won ahead of Belgium’s Erwin De Kerf (Hand in Hand Espoirs) and Poland’s Marcin Bialoblocki (Motorpoint) at the..
19-Apr-2011
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Making a splash
By BEN CAMERON There must be something in the water at the Waller household, as three swimming siblings dominated the Junior Country Swimming Championships in Melbourne on Sunday. Representing the Bendigo East Swimming Club, Sophie took home three gold, brother Jacob two (including a nati..
15-Apr-2011
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Girton Grammar students hit the mark
TWO Girton Grammar School students have been selected in the Australian Women’s Volleyball Development Squad to tour Thailand later this month. Laura Roberts (Year 12) and Year 11’s Lauren McKenzie will compete in the Thailand Junior National Volleyball Championships in Bangkok from l..
15-Apr-2011
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First win for Thunder
Women’s football team Bendigo Thunder recorded its first win in its first season within the VWFL North West Conference on the weekend. Taking on the Melton Centrals, the Thunder came out convincingly, leading the Centrals 4.1. 25 to 1.0.6 at the first change. The pattern continued through..
15-Apr-2011
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