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Pure 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 pro..
28-Feb-2014
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Writers unite for festival
Bendigo Weekly
In an arrangement that is going to boost the Bendigo Writers Festival and all those people who love and support it, there has been a formalisation of the partnership between Greater Bendigo and La Trobe University. In essence, the university and the city, the two major supporters of the first ..
27-Feb-2014
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Charity funds stolen
Christine McGinn
Charity money has, again, been stolen from the Scared Heart Cathedral. A locked security box inside the church for offerings was forcibly opened on Tuesday between 4pm and 6.30pm. Bendigo Police Sergeant Matt Lewis said the locked had been “popped open” with a screwdriver or simil..
27-Feb-2014
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Sexual assault clinic arrives
Christine McGinn
Bendigo is set to become home to one of Victoria’s first multi-disciplinary centres for sexual assault victims. The three million dollar government complex on Bridge Street will provide dedicated facilities and services to support victims. “The office building has been purpose des..
26-Feb-2014
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Drug crime high
Christine McGinn
Drug offences have increased almost 75 per cent in Bendigo since last year. Bendigo Police sergeant Paul Gardiner said the high number of drug offences reflected the police’s focus to combat methamphetamines. “A strong focus on tackling drug related crime and ‘ice’ wit..
26-Feb-2014
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Gardens lose funding boost
Christine McGinn
Bendigo's Botanic Gardens master-plan project has lost its $1 million colour after government funding cuts. Friends of the Botanic Gardens president Jane Cleary said the funding was needed to expand the gardens for the community. “We would really love the funding. The gardens are so imp..
25-Feb-2014
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BFL inter league coaches named
Jeff Brennan has been reappointed as the Bendigo Football Netball League inter league coach. Under 18 coach Ben Dyett has also got another guernsey for this year. The BFNL will travel to Geelong’s Skilled Stadium on May 28 to take on one of the best leagues in..
21-Apr-2011
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Bendigo teams on a roll
By BEN CAMERON The Bendigo Lady Braves sit fourth on the SEABL ladder after a comfortable 86 to 69 win against the Hobart Lady Chargers on Sunday. The visitors were on a high after their first victory of the year against the Frankston Lady Blues the previous night, and they stayed with Bendigo u..
21-Apr-2011
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New strip a real winner
THE Bendigo Victory Football Club is celebrating a grant from the McKern Steel Foundation that will have players ripping up the field in a quality strip. Bendigo Victory is a football club previously run by St Luke’s Anglicare, for disadvantaged locals. A small band of volunteers have take..
21-Apr-2011
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Greyhound track in the running for upgrade
RACING Minister Denis Napthine has unveiled details of a $4million upgrade to the Bendigo greyhound track and grandstand. The announcement came less than one week from the Bendigo Gold Rush Carnival, regional Australia’s richest greyhound racing event. Mr Napthine said the redevelopment of..
21-Apr-2011
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Cycling to war
The passion for cycling became useful when it was found that recruiting men used to riding long distances over rough terrain added skill to the armed forces. This week, with the help of William Clarke, a keen cyclist and war historian, we bring you an extract from a lecture given by given by Capt. ..
21-Apr-2011
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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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