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Police catch parolee
Christine McGinn
Police caught a 43 year old man, who broke his parole, at a Golden Square home this morning. The man will return to prison to serve his remaining 18 months for dishonesty offences. Detective Senior Sergeant Stephen Rainey said police had been looking for the man for a few months but arrested ..
07-Mar-2014
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Works of genius and ambition
Christine McGinn
ONE of the finest art exhibitions is calling Bendigo home showcasing “the long 19th Century”. Genius and Ambition has made its first departure from the Royal Academy of Arts to Australia, more importantly our city. Bendigo Art Gallery director Karen Quinlan said the exhibition..
07-Mar-2014
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Cemetery fires suspicious
Christine McGinn
Three separate fires broke out at Bendigo's Quarry Hill cemetery last night, backing onto Solomon Gully Reserve. Witnesses saw two male teenagers throwing objects into the bushland about 7.50pm. Three Country Fire Authority units attended the scene in addition to Bendigo Police who establ..
06-Mar-2014
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Bendigo a star on TV
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo will be featured in the first episode of an Australian version of the popular UK show Escape to the Country. A film crew will visit Bendigo this coming weekend to film the first episode of the new half hour program which is intended to screen free to air on Channel 7 Two. Greater..
05-Mar-2014
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Chesters booted out
Bendigo Weekly
Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters was suspended from federal parliament today, after heated discussion about the economy. Speaker Bronwyn Bishop warned Ms Chesters after she interjected during a debate about higher education. She called out: "What about La Trobe?" when Education Minister..
04-Mar-2014
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Williamson Street robbery - VIDEO
Christine McGinn
Bendigo’s Williamson Street 24-hour convenience store has been robbed for the fourth time in a year. Police believe a man entered the store wearing a balaclava and holding a firearm at 2.20am Tuesday. The man demanded cash from the store assistant who did not comply. When the demands..
04-Mar-2014
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Squad ready for action
SELECTORS have released details of the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football Netball League 2011 inter-league squad ahead of the May 28 clash with the Geelong Football League. The initial squad includes 11 players from premiers Golden Square and nine from Gisborne, while last year’s runner up ..
06-May-2011
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Gold rush carnival is a runaway raceway winner
THE popularity and success of the annual greyhound Gold Rush Carnival at Bendigo’s Lord’s Raceway has continued to grow. The weekend’s Gold Rush carnival, the last to be held on the existing track and facilities, showed there is no signs of stopping the growth just yet. On the ..
29-Apr-2011
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Vee for victory
Bendigo racing rookie Jack Flood beat an ultra competitive field to take out Round One of the Victorian Formula Vee titles over the weekend. The former Girton Grammar student edged out reigning FV champion Daniel Reinhardt, to sneak home by .002 seconds and win race three, and the overa..
29-Apr-2011
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Community resource
George Pendlebury was born on August 28, 1922. He grew up with his parents, two brothers and four sisters on the family farm at Hopetoun. George recollects how his father, along with four other families, took up Soldier Settlement blocks to farm wheat. George remembers having his f..
29-Apr-2011
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Sports Shorts April 29, 2011
TOP THREE DOMINATE GISBORNE, Golden Square and Maryborough remain undefeated at the top of the Bendigo Football Netball League senior football ladder, after a Round Three dominated by close results. Eaglehawk defeated Sandhurst, Maryborough held off a fast-finishing Castlemaine at home ..
28-Apr-2011
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Zak Dempster wins again
BENDIGO cyclist Zak Dempster has continued his outstanding European form with a nail biting victory in the tough Tour of Doonhame. Dempster was rewarded for his consistency over the three stages of the Scottish race, finishing second on both the first and second days of the event, before fi..
26-Apr-2011
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