BENDIGO'S FESTIVE CHEER
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo is getting in the festive spirit putting the final touches on its Christmas tree standing in Rosalind Park. The annual lighting of the Christmas Tree is a family orientated celebration, featuring music and dance performances from local community..
02-Dec-2014
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ALLAN TAKES PORTFOLIOS
Christine McGinn
Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan has been given two portfolios in the Victorian Government. Ms Allan was given the two portfolios, public transport and employment this morning as the government was sworn in. “I am very much looking forward to the next four years,” she sa..
02-Dec-2014
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MISSING BENDIGO BOY
Bendigo Weekly
Local police are currently searching for a missing 14-year-old Strathfieldsaye boy. Brandon Norton, who has autism, was last seen 10pm on Sunday night at his home on Sullivans Road. Police has have described as Caucasian, 160cm tall, slim build with short brown hair. He was last seen wea..
24-Nov-2014
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HAZELDENE'S BACKS FESTIVAL
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo’s iconic Easter Festival has a new major sponsor and logo for the next two years. Family-owned business Hazeldene’s have signed up as sponsors for 2015 and 2016. “Hazeldene’s are one of Bendigo’s iconic local companies who have been a strong supporter o..
24-Nov-2014
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LIBS PROMISE YOUTH FUNDS
Bendigo Weekly
VULNERABLE youth will be given a new home with a $6 million injection if the Liberals are re-elected on November 29. The Kids Under Cover project will build 120 units and transport them to the family home or carer’s property of youth. Bendigo company Ortech Industries have been awarded ..
21-Nov-2014
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HOSPITAL HEALTH BOOST
Bendigo Weekly
St John of God will undertake a $40.7 million redevelopment with Greater Bendigo council approving plans. Planning and development director Prue Mansfield said the four storey redevelopment was necessary to meet local health care demands. “With our net population growing by 1,100 persons..
18-Nov-2014
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Geared up for growth
Bendigo Weekly
The Real Estate Institute of Australia has highlighted the importance of negative gearing to the Australian property market, claiming its removal could be detrimental to all property owners. REIA chief executive Amanda Lynch said the federal Treasury was pushing for the removal of negative g..
22-Aug-2014
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Bill gets our message - video
Anthony Radford
The message from Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten while in Bendigo on Wednesday was simple: "I get it". Speaking at his first community forum as Labor leader, he spent more than an hour listening to questions, concerns and suggestions from locals at La Trobe University's Visual Arts Ce..
20-Aug-2014
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Shorten attacks education cuts - VIDEO
Bendigo Weekly
By JASMIN BRADSHAW Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten visited La Trobe University Bendigo today to speak to students about funding cuts, and higher education increases. Accompanied by Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Senator, Kim Carr and Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP, hun..
20-Aug-2014
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Overweight urged to Live Lighter
Christine McGinn
Bendigo launched a shock obesity campaign, Live Lighter, locally this morning, to encourage locals to make healthier food choices. The campaign features images of grabbable gut and toxic fat as a result of poor eating habits and exercise routines. The Weekly revealed in May that Bendigo ..
20-Aug-2014
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Plibersek coming to town
Bendigo Weekly
Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek is set to hit Bendigo next month to talk with locals. The meet and greet will kick off at GPO on Pall Mall at 12.45pm on September 15. Ms Plibersek will chat to locals and listen to their thoughts about the government, policy and their loca..
19-Aug-2014
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Calder designs unveiled
Bendigo Weekly
The unveiling of the design for the Ravenswood interchange between the Calder Highway and Calder Alternate Highway is another significant milestone in process to fix one of Victoria’s most notorious black spots. Liberal candidate for Bendigo West Michael Langdon, together with Liberal c..
19-Aug-2014
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Kasey Chambers: Baby on board
Kasey Chambers is struggling. Five months pregnant with her third child, morning sickness is playing havoc with her touring life. Having just hit the road for a 12-date tour, she’s equally confused. “I don’t know why they call it morning sickness because it lasts al..
03-Jun-2011
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Saturday night, out in Bendigo, I was a bit shocked for a couple of reasons...
1) I saw Hourglass, one of the best live shows EVER, and, 2) Only a handful of people were there. Punctum Inc. has been going for a while (it presented and produced Hourglass). I discovered Punctum pretty much as soon as I arrived in Bendigo; a not-for-profit organisation that nurtures the multi..
03-Jun-2011
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The Blister Transistor
The winter edition of our city’s most respected and revered musical showcase, Gigfest, is only a week away and it’s set to rock the hell out of the Newmarket Hotel with over 20 acts from Bendigo and beyond. One act set to star on the day is The Blister Transistor, who actually made t..
03-Jun-2011
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Beat the winter blues
Winter is not always the best season for a cyclist. Trying to sustain performance and motivation in the cold, the wet and short daylight hours all make it a chore for the recreational cyclist or commuter alike. This leaves us vulnerable to gaining a winter coat of increased weight and, as the y..
03-Jun-2011
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What's on week ending June 10
Sunday, June 5 St Mary’s Catholic Parish Golden Square and Kangaroo Flat presents Licorice Allsorts, Clarinets and Friends 2pm at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 368 High Street, Golden Square Tickets available at door Monday, June 6 Coffee party for Sco..
02-Jun-2011
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Life on the road with Amy Meredith
Life on the road for popsters Amy Meredith is rarely dull. Despite the thousands of kilometres clocked up so far in their short career, the band’s bassist, Wade Osborn, believes it’s one of the perks of their high profile occupation. So naturally, when b.entertained spoke to ..
30-May-2011
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Clutching at the cup
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO Motorcycle Club is revving up for the annual Ravenswood Cup this Father’s day. More than 200 riders from across Australia are gearing up to earn the podium position. The Bendigo Motorcycle Club president Peter Clarke said the race is creating history as the club’s largest ev..
29-Aug-2013
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Bendigo plays host to finals
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Bendigo Stadium will be home to the SEABL Women’s and Men’s East conference grand finals next Saturday, after the Braves and Lady Braves won the right to host the games last weekend. The Braves had a hard-fought win over Geelong despite trailing by as much as 11 poin..
29-Aug-2013
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Back on your feet
Bendigo Weekly
RUNNERS completing the 6.5km Father’s Day Run for Dad event on Sunday can take advantage of some expert help after the finish line. The team from the Sports Physiotherapy and Fitness Clinic at St John of God Hospital will be on hand to offer five minute massages or stretching at Dai Gum San,..
29-Aug-2013
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Come and try day a cycling win
Bendigo Weekly
MORE than 60 mountain bikers were greeted with unexpected sunshine last Sunday, when the Bendigo mountain bike club held a Come and Try day at its Cavagnas Road track in Sedgwick The event was in the lead-up to the Magellan and Bendigo Cycles-backed Bendigo six hour race, to be held on Sunday, Sep..
23-Aug-2013
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THUNDERSTRUCK – A final warning
Joel Peterson
It is an ominous sign for rivals when the coach of any undefeated side says that come grand final day, the team that runs out assembled may be the best in the club’s history. That is exactly what coach Russell Jeffrey is saying about his Bendigo Thunder side, heading into Saturday’..
16-Aug-2013
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Wilson's time to shine
Joel Peterson
Bendigo Spirit championship hero Kelly Wilson will suit up for the Australian Opals tonight, in the national team's first leg of the FIBA Oceania Championships against New Zealand. Wilson will play her fourth game in the green and gold this afternoon, when the contest at Auckland's North Sho..
14-Aug-2013
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