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No beef with Macca's plan
Bendigo Weekly
A new $1 million McDonald’s in California Gully is expected to be given the green light at this week’s Greater Bendigo council meeting. Councillors are recommended to approve the use and development of the 24 hour restaurant, its illuminated signage and the 12 metre high illuminate..
28-Jul-2014
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Council budget dissent
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council's 2014-15 budget will face significant dissent this week. The draft budget will be put before council on Wednesday night for final approval. The budget will recommend a six per cent rates rise, with a capital expenditure of just $26.79 million of its $93.3m rates ..
27-Jul-2014
FIRST FOR NEWS
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ROSI FUTURE
Anthony Radford
Rosalind Park is being returned to the public in a dramatic change of policy direction and tradition. The draft Rosalind Park Masterplan, to be unveiled in the coming weeks, recommends ridding the park of most of its car spaces and creating a series of stunning new lawns and gardens. It propo..
26-Jul-2014
EXCLUSIVE
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A journey across faiths
Christine McGinn
A deep purple hijab frames the face of Concepción Ollivier, a Bendigo Muslim woman. For many people she is an anomaly. A Catholic who converted to Islam. A Catholic who is now affectionately known as Aneesa by her Muslim family and friends. With her is her friend Kimberly Amatullah. K..
26-Jul-2014
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'We don't have influence'
Christine McGinn
Most locals do not feel they have any ability to influence Greater Bendigo council decisions, according to a new report. Council’s Wellbeing Survey revealed 82 per cent of residents said they did not have the ability to influence council’s decisions. The 2014 report found 48 per ..
26-Jul-2014
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Listening to voice of pain
Dianne Dempsey
It was cold on Wednesday night, and raining. But a determined group of men and women were steadily making their way into the Bendigo Town Hall to attend the Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Child Abuse. This was essentially an information forum, rather than a hearing, and ..
26-Jul-2014
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Gig guide
Friday, March 18 Basement Bar Rowan Blackmore and Band 9pm, FREE Newmarket Hotel Tony, Shaggs and Special Guest 9pm Bridge Hotel Soulchild 9pm, FREE Theatre Royal Rosie Flores and band featuring Ash Davies and Rick Plant 8pm, $33 Old Hepburn Hotel Untapped 8..
25-Mar-2011
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Epic territory
Her large-scale drawings hang floor-to-ceiling, often in multiple panels and two to three metres wide. They take her several weeks to create. Her small frame is dwarfed by lengths of paper which she crawls over, her images taking shape under her hand. Moreover, Noela’s images are of epic lan..
25-Mar-2011
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Arthur Guy Memorial Prize 2011
Rosemary Sorensen There is a fair amount of apocalyptic envisioning represented in the 36 works hung for this year's Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. But not as much as you might expect, even if this work was painted in the year preceding major and unprecedented floods and earthquakes. There..
24-Mar-2011
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ART vs Science
Australian electronic pop trio Art vs. Science are ever-strengthening their hold on the Australian music scene, with successful single following successful single, and now finally, a debut album, The Experiment. Reviews have been a mixed bag and some of the songs on the album are very, very stra..
24-Mar-2011
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Hall Pass
Movie: Hall Pass (MA) Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis THE majority of the romantic comedy Hall Pass follows the Hollywood formula of its genre that has worked and not worked for countless of similar movies. However, the only factor that makes this predominantly unexciting project diff..
24-Mar-2011
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Alive and kicking
Bendigo, brace yourself. The Sydney pop-punk whirlwind known as Tonight Alive will be ripping through our fine city next Wednesday, Feb 16 Armed with youth, great musicianship and more energy than cyclone Yasi, Bendigo is in for a real treat. Attracting almost viral hype with only one EP..
15-Feb-2011
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Field of fourteen for cup
Bendigo Weekly
A field of 14 horses are set to run in Wednesday's $250,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup. Acceptances for the 2400m race came out this morning, with just over half of the 26 nominated runners accepting to run in the race, one more than last year. The Robert Hickmott-trained Excluded – who c..
29-Oct-2012
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Brad lines up for the cup
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Home-town jockey Brad Rawiller’s ride on Puissance de Lune headlines a field of 26 horses that have nominated for Wednesday’s 2012 Jayco Bendigo Cup. The Darren Weir-trained stallion ran second to Hornet’s Nest in Warrnambool last Thursday, a race in which Rawi..
26-Oct-2012
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Five on the win list
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON After Round Two of the Emu Valley Cricket Association season there are finally five teams that have tasted victory. United made a good start in their bid to go one better than their grand final lost from last season, as they smashed 6/336 in reply to Emu Creek’s 212. Al..
25-Oct-2012
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Kelsey in the Spirit
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON New Bendigo Spirit recruit Kelsey Griffin is setting her sights high for this season, saying she would love to be a part of the club’s first WNBL championship. After arriving in Australia on Monday ahead of the undefeated Spirit’s clash with Dandenong at the Bendigo..
25-Oct-2012
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Meares adds to cup fever
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON More than 13,000 people will flock to the Bendigo Jockey Club on Wednesday for all the glitz and glamour of the 2012 Jayco Bendigo Cup. Australian track cyclist and Olympic gold medallist Anna Meares will be one ofthe club’s special guests at the meet. While the main a..
25-Oct-2012
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Breaking the stigma
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Former AFL player Heath Black has been through his fair share of trouble in recent years. He detailed those troubles and how he dealt with them this week, speaking at Bendigo Access Employment’s annual general meeting. Black played 192 games and kicked 80 goals with Fre..
18-Oct-2012
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