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Right track
Anthony Radford
PLANS are being put in place to have a suburban train network in Bendigo within a decade. The latest round of Greater Bendigo council’s Integrated Transport and Land Use Strategy, and its recently-released draft Economic Development Strategy, have both highlighted the plan. The succe..
19-Jul-2014
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Shops sold on extra hours
Christine McGinn
CAFES, restaurants and businesses could open their doors longer under Greater Bendigo council’s vision for “visitor-friendly” trading hours. Council’s draft Economic Development Strategy 2014-2020 wants more businesses to cater to the increasing local and visitor demand..
19-Jul-2014
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Lay backs mosque
Bendigo Weekly
VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has criticised the anti-Muslim sentiment in the Bendigo mosque debate. In recognising the contribution of Muslims to Victoria, and to mark Ramadan, Commissioner Lay singled out the mosque debate. “I am proud to be part of the Victorian commu..
19-Jul-2014
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New pavilion on show - VIDEO
Christine McGinn
Bendigo’s newest $3.38 million pavilion is open for business, hosting the Australian Wool and Sheep Show this weekend. Deputy Premier Peter Ryan opened the new Bendigo Events and Exhibition Complex at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds today. Mr Ryan lead rams into the official launch of t..
18-Jul-2014
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Sounds recording makes history
Steve Kendall
One of the earliest surviving sound recordings made in Australia was recorded in Bendigo. The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in Canberra has a wax cylinder which was recorded in Bendigo about 1904. The two-minute recording is of Albert Henry Randall, secretary of the Quarry H..
18-Jul-2014
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Home and picket fence
Bendigo Weekly
Sutherland Property will offer a three bedroom period home in Drought Street for auction on Saturday morning. The renovated weatherboard property is in one of Bendigo’s most idyllic locations, close to the CBD, Rosalind Park, View Street, local schools and the hospital precinct. The h..
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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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Hosts awarded
Joel Peterson
The Bendigo Tennis Association has been served up a prestigious accolade, claiming an Australian Tennis Award for Most Outstanding Tournament in recognition of the William Loud Bendigo International. At Monday’s Newcombe Medal ceremony at Crown Casino in Melbourne, the association ..
06-Dec-2012
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Bendigo tournament takes out top honour
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Tennis Association claimed Most Outstanding Tournament at the Australian Tennis Awards last night for their running of the William Loud Bendigo International. At a ceremony at Crown Casino in Melbourne last night, the Association took out the award for their running of the 2011 ..
04-Dec-2012
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Excitement grows as Spirit explodes
Joel Peterson
THIS time last year, the Bendigo Spirit was not sure whether it would last another 12 months. A Bendigo Weekly report in December, 2011 revealed the Spirit faced a cash deficit of nearly $50,000 and had been forced to make the decision to terminate Kristi Harrower’s position as general ma..
30-Nov-2012
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New record set
Joel Peterson
Marong opener Scott Ross had an innings to remember against Spring Gully at One Tree Hill Hotel Oval on Saturday, recording a new Emu Valley Cricket Association high score of 283 not out as the Panthers posted a mammoth 6/467. Ross’ knock included 42 fours and two sixes as he batted Ma..
30-Nov-2012
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Prime position
Joel Peterson
After a win against Adelaide Lightning last weekend, the Bendigo Spirit sit on top of the Women’s National Basketball League Ladder with nine wins and one loss. They aren’t safe at the forefront of the league though, with reigning premiers Dandenong breathing down their neck &nd..
30-Nov-2012
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Winners show stamina
Bendigo Weekly
Reigning Cafe Roubaix Summer Series champion Darren Lapthorne took out the series’ second Symes Motors Skoda A-Grade race last Sunday at the Mayfair Park circuit. Lapthorne, the 2007 Australian road race champion, beat out race one winner Zak Dempster with young gun Sam Crome rounding out t..
29-Nov-2012
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