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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
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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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Pooling up short
A proposed 25-metre pool in Kangaroo Flat would short-change the community, according to a Bendigo physiotherapist. Specialist in aquatic therapy Marnie Hullin believes private and public pools are at capacity for people needing aquatic rehabilitation. She said a 50-metre pool would more effectiv..
27-May-2011
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Sophie on track for Olympics
Bendigo junior track star Sophie Taylor is just half a second away from being a future Olympian. That’s the belief of National Youth performance manager Sara Mulkearns, who was full of praise for the 15-year-old who will represent the nation for the first time at the Youth Commonwealth Games..
27-May-2011
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Chalking up yet another top event for Bendigo
BENDIGO will host the first ever Australian world ranking snooker event in two months The new tournament on the prestigious World Snooker Tour is called the Australian Goldfields Open and will be played at the Bendigo Stadium from July 18 to 24, as part of a three-year deal. Tourism and Major E..
27-May-2011
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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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