Property Guide
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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Power of one
Thrilling finishes cap off a fantastic North Central State League netball Championship season at Flora Hill By Alan Besley Kangaroo Flat won back-to-back titles in the Netball Victoria North Central State League Championship by defeating Eaglehawk in an enthralling contest at Flora Hill S..
08-Apr-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS
WOMEN CLOSE IT was almost the Cinderella start for the Bendigo Thunder in its debut Victorian Women’s Football League match on the weekend. The side went down to La Trobe University by four points at Kangaroo Flat’s Dower Park on Sunday, after a spirited fightback. Trailing at e..
08-Apr-2011
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Murray to Moyne a must
From the humble beginnings 25 years ago of a group of women under the leadership of Hester Woodrup, (wife of Graham, well-known marathon cyclist), the challenge was thrown out to the Port Fairy Apex Club and another team of local Port Fairy identities to ride in relay from Mildura to Port Fairy in 2..
08-Apr-2011
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Bitter sweet victory
LOCAL cyclist Zak Dempster has won the gruelling Dengie Marshes Tour race in Essex. The win was a bitter sweet one though for Rapha Condor’s Dempster, as the popular rider’s Bristol home was burgled while he was competing in the 140 kilometre race known as the Hell of the East for its ro..
08-Apr-2011
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Students excel on the track
THERE is something special about a school sports carnival. This week it was Crusoe College’s turn to pack the Flora Hill Athletics Stadium and show their stuff. Tom Kirk (high jump), Leesa Scholes (discuss), Kale Hartwig (triple jump) and Montana Kekich (relay) were among them...
08-Apr-2011
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Juniors on right track
BENDIGO’S Under 15 V/Line cup football campaign will kick off this weekend. The V/Line Cup is the premier representative football carnival for young country footballers and is the first step on the pathway to an AFL career for many players. In a first for the tournament, matches will be pl..
08-Apr-2011
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