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Fortuna causes a stir
Christine McGinn
Fortuna’s opening may be delayed by up to two years if a zoning debacle cannot be quickly resolved. Greater Bendigo council was forced to agree to put the application to an independent panel this week, after objectors raised concerns about traffic, noise and future development. But Fort..
13-Feb-2014
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'Home Grown' vegie patch
Bendigo Weekly
Locals will don green thumbs as council releases a new free booklet to help grow vegies at home. Greater Bendigo mayor Barry Lyons said the Home Grownbooklet was a practical guide to growing your own fresh food. “Home Grown is a fantastic free resource for our residents and a first of i..
11-Feb-2014
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Hospital needs on the way up
Christine McGinn
More babies have been born this year in Bendigo than in the previous year. Bendigo Health has seen a 16 per cent rise in births and are able to assist expecting mothers to give birth earlier. But 1700 more patients have been admitted to hospital, through the Emergency Department on the previou..
11-Feb-2014
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Another branch falls across a public path
Bendigo Weekly
Yet another large tree branch has fallen over a path in a public path in Bendigo. Craig Hunter was walking his dog around the Crook St Park in Strathdale on Monday evening, when a native tree branch fell seconds after he had walked under it. "It went off like a gun," he said. "It was..
11-Feb-2014
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Lucky escape at Epsom - video
Bendigo Weekly
Drivers of a small truck and car have escaped injury during a crash in Epsom this afternoon. The car and truck collided on the corner of Station Street and Ironstone Road. The impact forced the truck, carrying 20-kilogram gas bottles to roll over. The CFA were on scene monitoring for..
10-Feb-2014
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Pokies plan opposed
Bendigo Weekly
Council supported a move to refuse installing 20 more gaming machines at The Shamrock Hotel this week. Shamrock owner Jim Hogan has applied to the Victorian Commission on Gambling Regulation to install 20 more pokies at the hotel, adding to the 45 already there. In November, the Bendigo ..
10-Feb-2014
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Celebrities head for Heathcote
Olympian and sporting great, Raelene Boyle, will join the NAB Bendigo Business and Banking Centre at the Heathcote Golf Club for their annual Ovarian Cancer Research Charity Golf Day on Friday March 25. Boyle achieved just about everything there was to achieve on the athletics track an..
25-Mar-2011
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Sports goss
Well done the community who supported the Newbridge Football Club at their major fundraiser on Friday night. The Bendigo Bank chipped in $20,000 and the function raised another $36,000 to make it a huge night for the footy club which has been hit hard by the recent floods. Priority for the money rai..
25-Mar-2011
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Rating our stars
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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