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A new main crane put up before the rain - VIDEO
Bendigo Weekly
First we had Ben, the large crane that dominates the Bendigo landscape. Now we have Maximus, Ben's brother. The second of the four large cranes on the new Bendigo hospital redevelopment was erected today, just before the rain started to tumble down. Seven-year-old Kenn..
21-Mar-2014
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CFA station too small and too old
Christine McGinn
Fire fighters have warned Bendigo’s outdated and undersized fire station is putting lives at risk. Only three of the five fire trucks can fit inside the main shed, leaving two constantly open to the elements. Bendigo’s CFA station has a rope and confined space rescue kit, but ..
21-Mar-2014
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TAFE building closure claim
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo's two local Labor politicians have claimed the state government is planning to stealthily close the Bendigo TAFE campus on McCrae Street. Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan said the campus restaurant was shut for business, previously used as part of the hospitality training at Bendi..
20-Mar-2014
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Construction works hard for city
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo's construction industry contributes about $922 million to the city’s total economic output. According to REMPLAN research, more than $260 million comes from the residential building construction sector. The Residential Building Construction Economic Analysis, gave estimates abou..
19-Mar-2014
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Streeter sentenced for murders
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo man Ross Streeter has been sentenced to 34 years for the double murder of his father and uncle today. Mr Streeter, aged 30, pleaded guilty to murdering the two men at Natte Yallock in March last year. Honourable Justice Lasry said the case was “very unusual” as Mr Street..
19-Mar-2014
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Political basketball
Bendigo Weekly
The term "political football" is often heard around Canberra's Parliament House, but this time around it is basketball making the headlines. Townsville-based Liberal Party MP Ewen Jones and Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters had more than bragging rights on the line when the Spirit played the ..
18-Mar-2014
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Current Issue
AICD

Rating our stars
Terry Wallace is full of praise for our up and coming locals By BEN CAMERON Two-time AFL coach turned commentator Terry Wallace has backed two former Bendigo footballers to have breakout AFL seasons this year. The man known within football circles as Plough, said former Bendigo Pioneer ..
24-Mar-2011
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Girls on a roll
Bendigo’s latest representative team is the Chicko Rollers from the Dragon City Derby Dolls League and already they are making their mark on the competitive circuit. Roller Derby began in Chicago in 1935 and the first Roller derby bout was an endurance race, but the game was changed to..
24-Mar-2011
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Decker’s final salute
WHEN is the right age to retire from a sport you love and have spent the past 30 years of your life working courageously at? At the age of 38, Tim Decker has reached the turning point from being a competitive cyclist, after an amazing career for a rider whose heart was often bigger than his abili..
24-Mar-2011
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Ashby chases more glory in New Zealand
The sailing career of Bendigo yachtsman Glenn Ashby continues to blossom. The high profile sportsman has ventured through the classes of club champion to state, national and world champion and ventured to the Olympics. But the challenges of greater success are firmly on the horizon. ..
23-Mar-2011
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Sport legends unite for John Forbes tribute
AMONG the many high-profile sporting celebrities at the John Forbes Tribute luncheon at the Kangaroo Flat Sports Club yesterday was Olympic great Herb Elliott. A gold medal winner in the 1500 metres at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Elliott flew in from Coffs Harbour where he now lives but still k..
15-Feb-2011
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Have you got the right gear?
THE electronic age has such a strong hold on the control of anything mechanical. A microchip can operate almost anything that opens and shuts or need meticulous timing. It stands to reason that it was not going to be long before the two largest cycling group-set makers – Shimano and Ca..
14-Feb-2011
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