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Let's clean up Bendigo
Bendigo Weekly
Residents will lend a hand, or two, to clean up Bendigo in support of Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday. Greater Bendigo mayor Barry Lyons said residents can join in at one of 13 sites across the city. Cr Lyons said it was a great opportunity to come together and help clean up our local par..
24-Feb-2014
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Strathdale motorists slow down
Bendigo Weekly
Motorists are being warned traffic conditions on Condon Street are changing as construction starts on the new supermarket. Significant road and kerbing works will disrupt traffic, while developers make way for a left turning lane for customers to enter the centre, at the corner of Condon Stre..
24-Feb-2014
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Yammer unites professionals
Bendigo Weekly
An interactive social network has been set up for professionals living with a disability to get active online. Greater Bendigo and Loddon Shire Inclusive Communities Team invites residents and their supporters to log onto Yammer and share information. Greater Bendigo director community wel..
24-Feb-2014
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Lakes record high levels of toxic algae
Bendigo Weekly
High levels of toxic blue-green algae have again been detected at Lake Tom Thumb and Kennington Reservoir. Environmental Health and local laws manager Susannah Milne said locals are advised to avoid any contact with the water at the lakes. “A lack of inflow and ongoing warm temperatur..
24-Feb-2014
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Ex-mayor ordered to apologise
Anthony Radford
GREATER Bendigo councillor Lisa Ruffell will be forced to publicly apologise to two fellow councillors next month after a State Government panel made a finding of misconduct against her. The Councillor Conduct Panel found Cr Ruffell breached Greater Bendigo’s Code of Conduct seven time..
22-Feb-2014
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Pokies have impact
Christine McGinn
COMMUNITY concerns about the costs of electronic gaming machines is reflected in the social and economic impacts to the city, according to an independent report. Greater Bendigo gamblers are set to lose about $48 million this financial year on poker machines, three million more than last year. ..
22-Feb-2014
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Terry Wallace is full of praise for our up and coming locals By BEN CAMERON Two-time AFL coach turned commentator Terry Wallace has backed two former Bendigo footballers to have breakout AFL seasons this year. The man known within football circles as Plough, said former Bendigo Pioneer ..
24-Mar-2011
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Girls on a roll
Bendigo’s latest representative team is the Chicko Rollers from the Dragon City Derby Dolls League and already they are making their mark on the competitive circuit. Roller Derby began in Chicago in 1935 and the first Roller derby bout was an endurance race, but the game was changed to..
24-Mar-2011
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Decker’s final salute
WHEN is the right age to retire from a sport you love and have spent the past 30 years of your life working courageously at? At the age of 38, Tim Decker has reached the turning point from being a competitive cyclist, after an amazing career for a rider whose heart was often bigger than his abili..
24-Mar-2011
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Ashby chases more glory in New Zealand
The sailing career of Bendigo yachtsman Glenn Ashby continues to blossom. The high profile sportsman has ventured through the classes of club champion to state, national and world champion and ventured to the Olympics. But the challenges of greater success are firmly on the horizon. ..
23-Mar-2011
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Sport legends unite for John Forbes tribute
AMONG the many high-profile sporting celebrities at the John Forbes Tribute luncheon at the Kangaroo Flat Sports Club yesterday was Olympic great Herb Elliott. A gold medal winner in the 1500 metres at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Elliott flew in from Coffs Harbour where he now lives but still k..
15-Feb-2011
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Have you got the right gear?
THE electronic age has such a strong hold on the control of anything mechanical. A microchip can operate almost anything that opens and shuts or need meticulous timing. It stands to reason that it was not going to be long before the two largest cycling group-set makers – Shimano and Ca..
14-Feb-2011
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