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Team to muscle in
Christine McGinn
St John of God Allied Health staff are pulling on their runners to join the third annual Father’s Day Run for Dad. The Allied Health team is ramping up the competition, egging on other organisations to make a team, wear matching tops and try to beat them. The fundraising 6.8 kilometre r..
25-Jul-2014
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Call to halt car park push
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council is being urged to stop works aimed at expanding the city’s car parking into Rosalind Park. Preliminary work has begun on building 69 new car parks at the end of the Tom Flood Centre behind the Golden Dragon Museum. The car parks are part of the planning perm..
23-Jul-2014
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Council gives MH17 sympathy
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council gave their condolences to the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 victims and their families today. Mayor Barry Lyons signed the condolence book and encouraged locals to do the same. “This is a tragic event and you cannot help but be moved by this senseless act and t..
22-Jul-2014
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Police earn top awards
Christine McGinn
Sixty-three western region Victoria Police officers were awarded for their dedication and long-service to the comunity today. Bendigo Police Sergeant Peter Beaman was awarded for his 40 years service in the force at the Capital Theatre. Bendigo Police Inspector Brad Dixon was awarded with the..
22-Jul-2014
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Our house prices on top
Christine McGinn
Greater Bendigo has topped the housing-price growth list for Victoria’s main regional cities. Latest Real Estate Institute of Victoria data has revealed a 7.9 per cent jump in the city's median house price in the year to the end June. Greater Geelong recorded at 6.7 per cent jump, Gr..
21-Jul-2014
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Greens run for Bendigo West
Bendigo Weekly
A former Labor member John Brownstein is running in the state election as a Greens candidate in Bendigo West. Mr Brownstein will run for the marginal Labor seat of Bendigo West in this year’s November election. He joined the Labor party in 2007 and hoped to be preselected for the ..
21-Jul-2014
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Shaun Tan wins international award
Australia’s most celebrated children’s book illustrator/writer Shaun Tan has added one of the world’s most lucrative prizes to his list of awards. Tan will receive the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, worth approximately $760,000, in Sweden at the end of May. The judges ca..
29-Mar-2011
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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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Rolling to a win
Bendigo Weekly
It was a case of revenge for Bendigo’s Chiko Rollers when they defeated their arch-rivals, Ballarat’s Rat Pack, in the third place playoff in the Western Regional Roller Derby Championship. Having not defeated the Rat Pack before, the bout was a major victory for the Chikos, who won e..
15-Nov-2012
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Date for championships locked in
Bendigo Weekly
A date for the 2012 Victorian Open Road Championships in Bendigo has been secured. The championships will be held from January 18-20 of next year, on the roads of Bendigo and surrounds. The event was originally scheduled to be held from November 9-11 of this year, but was postponed due..
13-Nov-2012
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O'Shea takes top track honour
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo cyclist Glenn O'Shea has been named Australia's top male track cyclist. At the 2012 Australian Cyclist of the Year awards ceremony in Sydney last night, O'Shea took out the Male Track Cyclist of the Year ahead of Olympic teammates Michael Hepburn and Shane Perkins. The 23-year-..
10-Nov-2012
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SPIRIT ATTRACTS GOVERNMENT CASH
Bendigo Weekly
THE State Government has has given $40,000 to the Bendigo Spirit.. Bendigo-based Nationals Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum said the money was given to help the Spirit out of financial difficulties that came to a head earlier in the year. “The State Government has been a ma..
09-Nov-2012
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Debs in the frame
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON THE undefeated Bendigo Spirit could have two debutantes suit up when they face the Lauren Jackson-led Canberra Capitals at the Bendigo Stadium this Sunday. One of the possible first-gamers is American import Kelsey Griffin, whose playing status is under a cloud of uncertaint..
09-Nov-2012
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Skater in line for new derby roll
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON The sport of roller derby is a growing international phenomenon, with teams and leagues popping up all over the globe. Australia is one country where the sport is growing rapidly, and one Bendigo skater has been given the opportunity to perfect her craft with some of the wor..
08-Nov-2012
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