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BANK PROFIT DOWN
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Bank has announced an interim profit down on last year’s result. Managing director Mike Hirst this morning announced made a statutory profit after tax of $180.7 million for the six months ending December 31, 2013. Last year’s interim profit was $189.4 million. Mr ..
17-Feb-2014
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Mining for change
Christine McGinn
The former Bendigo Mining Exchange building is set to hit the property market by April. Greater Bendigo councillors agreed to sell part of the Beehive Building in Pall Mall to the private sector for restoration and reuse. Williams Boag Architects have drawn plans to showcase the potential ..
15-Feb-2014
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Call to put people first
Anthony Radford
Spring Gully residents fear an old tree, which has dropped two significant limbs in the past year, will soon cause a death. And they fear Greater Bendigo council is putting trees before people. With the recent Rosalind Park tragedy clearly in their minds, residents of Spring Hill Drive fea..
15-Feb-2014
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Tenders go outside city
Anthony Radford
Bendigo businesses have been urged to become more competitive, with less than 30 per cent of Greater Bendigo council’s public tenders going to locals. Since it came to office in November, 2012, the current council has approved $12.26 million of public tenders for works and services. ..
15-Feb-2014
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High praise for CFA
Christine McGinn
Country Fire Authority members were given high praise for their enormous efforts to stop the Maiden Gully fire last weekend. Victorian opposition leader Daniel Andrews said the volunteers and workers acted promptly to put out the fire. “They did a fantastic job to put out the fire ..
14-Feb-2014
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Creativity goes on display
Bendigo Weekly
Residents are called to enter the 2014 RAW Arts Awards which celebrates and recognises the creative talents of young artists who live within the Greater Bendigo. Greater Bendigo mayor Barry Lyons said the annual awards are open to young local artists aged 25 years and under. “The awa..
14-Feb-2014
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Celebrities head for Heathcote
Olympian and sporting great, Raelene Boyle, will join the NAB Bendigo Business and Banking Centre at the Heathcote Golf Club for their annual Ovarian Cancer Research Charity Golf Day on Friday March 25. Boyle achieved just about everything there was to achieve on the athletics track an..
25-Mar-2011
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Sports goss
Well done the community who supported the Newbridge Football Club at their major fundraiser on Friday night. The Bendigo Bank chipped in $20,000 and the function raised another $36,000 to make it a huge night for the footy club which has been hit hard by the recent floods. Priority for the money rai..
25-Mar-2011
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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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