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Student gym future unsure
Christine McGinn
Evolution Sports and Fitness Centre at La Trobe Bendigo may face closure after a feasibility review has questioned the business’ commercial viability. Staff have told members their memberships cannot be renewed or extended beyond December 31. The gym is run by the Bendigo Student Assoc..
09-Aug-2014
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ANOTHER CAR INTO A SHOP
Bendigo Weekly
Another elderly driver has driven into a Bendigo shop on High Street this morning. An 83 year old Kangaroo Flat woman accidentally reversed her Toyota Camry into the Australia Post shop in Kangaroo Flat at 11.35am. Bendigo Police Sergeant Mick McCrann said the driver then panicked, and drove o..
08-Aug-2014
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Five writers talk shop
Bendigo Weekly
Five of Bendigo’s best female writers will be on show tonight, discussing their careers, writing styles and passion for the written word. The Young Professionals Network will present the free Five x 5 x Five panel tonight from 5pm to 6pm at the Bendigo Library. WIN news reporter Sar..
08-Aug-2014
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Timely launch for Girls in our Town
Bendigo Weekly
Our very own journalist Dianne Dempsey has been a book reviewer for more than 20 years and is publishing her debut novel this year. “I’ve always wanted to write a novel,” Ms Dempsey said. “In fact you could say I’m a great procrastinator. Either that or re..
08-Aug-2014
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A golden opportunity
Bendigo Weekly
One of Central Victoria’s most prized river front properties, Lagoona Park at Newbridge, will go under the hammer next Thursday. The 954 hectare property enjoys eight kilometres of Loddon River frontage. Lagoona Park is famed as the location where the massive 26 kilogram Poseidon nugge..
08-Aug-2014
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Langdon to run
Bendigo Weekly
As expected, Michael Landgon has been endorsed as the Liberal Party candidate for Bendigo West. Dr Langdon replaces Jack Lyons who resigned on Monday after sexist and racist posts on his facebook page were made public. The Bendigo Weekly revealed on Wednesday Mr Langdon was the favourite..
07-Aug-2014
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Beefing up beef
While National Beef caters mostly for those in the know, organisers are hoping it may develop into Bendigo’s major food event. “We have mostly commercial and industry people, not just the tyre-kickers,” secretary Rod Bowles said. “But because it’s free admittance, a..
13-May-2011
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The Holidays on vacation
THE learning curve for The Holidays continues. Speaking to the Bendigo Weekly in the back blocks at Groovin The Moo after their midday set, diminutive lead singer Simon Jones said the band was adapting to the expectations that come with being a festival regular– it wasn’t that lo..
06-May-2011
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Chris Jacobs brings Bluegrass to Bendigo
November’s Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival should be another road sign that the local music scene is on the right track. Beginning as just an idea only just last year, the BB&RMF has rapidly grown into a true festival, put together by musicians and music fans, for musicians ..
06-May-2011
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Jam With Toast
IT was the perfect way to unwind on a lazy Sunday afternoon after the music bohemoth that was Groovin The Moo. And Jam With Toast, a mini concert held at the Civic Gardens, raised $1000 for the Bendigo Health Foundation. The showcase featured local acts The Bride Stripped Back, Jor..
06-May-2011
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Ben's Groovin The Moo Review
In just two years, Groovin The Moo has quickly established a strong foot hold in this city. “Our” event sold out (15,000 tickets) in a record four days; they (GTM), and we (local punters), should be proud. Although this year it’s reached a level of success where it&rsq..
06-May-2011
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Common touch
Raw is the way Mark Salvatus likes his art. And so he is just a little uncomfortable standing in the lecture theatre within the La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, talking about his work to a group of students. This elegant, comfortable space, alongside the well-proportioned ga..
06-May-2011
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Tennis history for city
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo will create Australian Pro Tour history in October when it hosts two back-to-back $50,000 women’s ITF tournaments. The two new-look tournaments, each featuring 32-player draws, will swing into action the weeks commencing October 21 and 28, replacing the successful men’s and..
18-Apr-2013
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Bendigo set to sign Blicavs
Joel Peterson
Reigning WNBL premier Bendigo Spirit is expected to make its first roster announcement for the 2013/14 season in the coming days, with highly-touted former Dandenong youngster Sara Blicavs tipped to join the club. Blicavs' contract with the Rangers ran out at the end of last season, after th..
17-Apr-2013
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Bloods' focus on Dragons clash
Bendigo Weekly
South Bendigo coach Rick Coburn has said the issue surrounding the walk-off of indigenous forward David Kruse last Saturday will not be a distraction to his players ahead of a big clash against Sandhurst this Saturday night. Kruse stormed off Gardiner Reserve after being involved in a verbal..
17-Apr-2013
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Ready to rumble
Joel Peterson
The Bendigo Thunder kicks off its third Victorian Women’s Football League campaign this Sunday, in a re-match of last year’s Grand Final against La Trobe at Dower Park. The Thunder has put together an impressive resumé after only two seasons in the competition, having made..
12-Apr-2013
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Epsom-Huntly surface woes continue
Bendigo Weekly
The issues with the surface at Epsom-Huntly Recreation Reserve have continued, with the Bendigo Pioneers forced to move their TAC Cup season opener due to the ground not being up to scratch. Originally scheduled to be played on their home turf, the Pios moved their game last Saturday against..
03-Apr-2013
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All set for a battle
Joel Peterson
The 2013 Bendigo Football Netball League season promises to be one of the most even in years, according to league chief executive officer Steven Oliver. With Golden Square chasing their fifth consecutive premiership, Gisborne seeking revenge after a thrilling Grand Final loss, and Sandhurst,..
28-Mar-2013
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