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Mental health loses support
Bendigo Weekly
Mental health care provider Mind Australia said the State Government has cut funding from local support programs. After one week on the job, Mind Australia said locals may be placed on waiting lists due to a thinner spread of support funding resources. Deputy chief executive Margaret Grigg sa..
04-Aug-2014
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Bendigo's $5m road pour
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government will pour $5.03 million into road maintenance works across Greater Bendigo. Long Gully-White Hills Road will be given a $1.4 million upgrade for 1.15 kilometre stretch of road between from Gibson Street to Prouses Road and Loddon Valley Highway to Gundry Street. McIvor Hi..
04-Aug-2014
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CRANING FOR A VIEW
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Health has released two stunning videos from the very top of the city. The vidoes have been taken from one of the four cranes being used to build the city's $630 million new hospital. They show never-before-seen views of Bendigo and go inside the cabin to get a birds-eye view of ..
02-Aug-2014
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GAME OF MOANS
Christine McGinn
ONE is all about power games, intrigue, wars and battles; the other one is a television series. Greater Bendigo council has deteriorated into a drama rivalling HBO’s Game of Thrones. It all came to a head on Wednesday night, when three councillors – Peter Cox, Elise Chapman a..
02-Aug-2014
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PROBLEM PARKING
Anthony Radford
ENVIRONMENT Minister Ryan Smith has refused to take a position on whether or not more car parking should creep into Rosalind Park. Work has begin on building 69 new spaces on land at the Tom Flood Sports Centre, as part of the planning permit for the Ulumbarra Theatre. When asked if that..
02-Aug-2014
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Budget has thumbs up
Christine McGinn
GREATER Bendigo council approved the 2014-15 budget at this week’s council meeting. Councillors were divided over rates rises and the need to increase and continue services within the community. Mayor Barry Lyons took the lead, noting the budget would deliver $151.5 million for com..
01-Aug-2014
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CD review: Light After Dark
Artist: Clare Maguire Title: Light After Dark Review by Steve Kendall I FIND it worrying when I am told about the next great voice. Funnily enough I like to decide for myself. Clare Maguire’s press has given her such an accolade. With Irish roots and now living in England, Clare ..
28-Apr-2011
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Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly, Rod Laver Arena, Wednesday, April 20 Paul Kelly is at his best in a minimalist environment. Completely dwarfed by the looming Rod Laver Arena stands, and pressed in by the huge amount of people sitting impatiently in them, the stage and its two spotlights were made increasin..
28-Apr-2011
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He is Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan and his Band, Rod Laver Arena, Wednesday, April 20. In the lead up to this event, my friends and I took great joy in partaking constantly in our new favourite game. It was simple, and consisted only of one person yelling out rather obnoxiously to another in crowded areas; "Hey..
28-Apr-2011
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Adele 21
Artist: Adele Title: 21 English singer song writer and Grammy award winner Adele is back for another slice of cool contemporary adult tunes. We all thought she was a grown up when she released 19 two years ago but look at her now with the release of 21 offering a mix of musical styles p..
21-Apr-2011
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12 year old Raw Arts Award winner James Earl
A talented pre-teen has taken out Bendigo’s most prestigious prizes for young artists. 12-year-old James Earl won an award in the performing arts section of the Bendigo Raw Arts Awards, for his recording of one of his piano compositions, Five on a Treasure Island. And the youngster was st..
21-Apr-2011
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WHAT'S ON WEEK ENDING APRIL 29
Thursday, April 21 Special Old time new vogue dance Maldon Community Centre Francis Street Maldon. 8pm until midnight. Admission is $8, Live band, good supper. For further information contact Ross on 5475 2582. Friday, April 22 Country Roundup Good Friday appeal at Allies Hotel, Myers..
21-Apr-2011
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Heat wave victors
Bendigo Weekly
In blistering 40-degree heat last Friday, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour peloton braved the conditions to complete stage one into Bendigo. Having ridden 147 kilometres from Sunbury, over Mount Macedon and One Tree Hill, a group of three riders were away from the main bunch as they rounded the corner o..
11-Jan-2013
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Heat on for new year
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The finals race in Emu Valley Cricket Association Division One competition is heating up, both figuratively and literally, after a round of one-day matches in sweltering heat marked the start of play in the new year. A stunning comeback by United maintained their unbeaten start ..
11-Jan-2013
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Sixth Spirit player
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The Bendigo Spirit have enjoyed a well-documented 14-2 start to the WNBL season, with a number of factors contributing to their early season success. The MVP-worthy play of Kristi Harrower and Gabe Richards, star recruits Kelsey Griffin and Renae Camino as well as the incredible..
10-Jan-2013
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Chance to sail away
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Yacht Club is opening its doors to the public on Sunday, when it holds a Discover Sailing”day at its Lake Eppalock facility. The day allows for people of all ages who may never have sailed before to participate in the sport, with the aid of qualified instructors. Now in its 51s..
10-Jan-2013
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Another basketball coup for Bendigo
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo will host another major junior basketball tournament. Greater Bendigo council this morning announced the city would host the under 12s to under 18s Basketball Victoria Country Club Championships for the next two years. The tournament will be take place at Bendigo Stadium on Octob..
09-Jan-2013
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Heat is on in Tour
Joel Peterson
After a long, hot day in the saddle, 21 year old Aaron Donnelly took all before him on stage one of the 2013 Jayco Herald Sun Tour. The Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers rider won a three-man sprint to the finish line on the Tom Flood Sports Centre velodrome, beating out Calvin Watson and Jo..
04-Jan-2013
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