Bright lights herald Marilyn
Bendigo Weekly
AFTER an extensive build up, the long awaited Marilyn Monroe exhibition opens tomorrow at the Bendigo Art Gallery. Photographs and costumes aim to give a taste of the life behind the legend...
04-Mar-2016
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Citizens to have their say
Peter Kennedy
THE City of Greater Bendigo will establish a community panel to provide input into council priorities for the next four years. Under the model, to be run independently, invitations will be sent to a large, randomly selected group of people, explaining the task and commitment and process invo..
04-Mar-2016
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Union claims denied
Bendigo Weekly
ONE of central Victoria’s largest employers has hit back at claims it had engaged in unlawful practices involving contractors and employees. In a statement released yesterday, management of Lockwood-based Hazeldene’s said the company was appalled at what is said was “con..
26-Feb-2016
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Leach puts hat in ring for council
Bendigo Weekly
EPPALOCK Ward councillor Helen Leach has confirmed she will contest this year’s City of Greater Bendigo council elections. Cr Leach was elected to council in October 2012 as one of three councillors representing Eppalock Ward. “I have gained enormous satisfaction from represe..
26-Feb-2016
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MP bids for defence jobs
Steve Kendall
Federal member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters says she will step in to secure more local manufacturing jobs in the wake of yesterday’s government Defence White Paper release. Ms Chesters has welcomed the federal governments’ continued commitment to the Bendigo manufactured Hawkei Ligh..
26-Feb-2016
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Waste back on agenda
Peter Kennedy
THE City of Greater Bendigo will move one step closer to the introduction of a municipality-wide organics collection service at next week’s council meeting, with councillors set to debate how the new service will operate. Council wants to implement the organics collection service durin..
26-Feb-2016
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Fundraiser for Ethan
Dianne Dempsey
It’s hot and Ethan, 12, and Lochie, 10, are sheltering in the shade of a tree at Lake Weeroona with their mother Angela Taylor. We’ve come to talk about Ethan and the fundraiser Angela and her friend Carolyn O’Sullivan are organising. Ethan suffers from severe autism and mu..
21-Feb-2015
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Pool play
Bendigo Weekly
THE City of Greater Bendigo is going back to the drawing board in a bid to convert plans for a state of the art aquatic facility at Kangaroo Flat to reality. The Bendigo Weekly understands a comprehensive business case analysis for both a 25 metre pool and the already adopted 50 metre option w..
21-Feb-2015
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Festival fees force out traders
Christine McGinn
RETAILERS and food van operators say they are being priced out of the Bendigo Easter Festival with “exorbitant” fees. Traders, who requested to remain anonymous for fear of reprisal, told the Weekly they would not operate at the festival due to increased costs and unforeseen condit..
20-Feb-2015
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Penalty rates hit business
Christine McGinn
TRADERS say they will be hit hard by Easter Sunday public holiday penalty rates as they battle with an already difficult environment. The state government fulfilled its election commitment this week, making the religious holiday and AFL grand final day public holidays. Shamrock Hotel owner Ji..
20-Feb-2015
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Boom time for auctions
Bendigo Weekly
THERE are auctions aplenty over the coming week, as local agents continue their build up from the traditional Christmas break. DCK Real Estate has a solid cream brick veneer home at 13 Maple Street, Golden Square to auction from 12pm today, Friday February 20. In a great position just a block ..
20-Feb-2015
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Children in need of a home
Dianne Dempsey
St Luke’s has put out an urgent plea for more foster parents. They currently have young people up to the age of 17 looking for a home. According to Amanda Knight who is manager of St Luke’s caregiver services, the contribution foster carers make to the wellbeing of our community..
19-Feb-2015
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Spicks and Specks: A final farewell
Bendigo Weekly
The Spicks and Specks team announced that their TV show would end last year. However their final goodbye was said this year, when their national Spicks and Speck-Tacular stage show returned to their hometown of Melbourne. The Plenary (Melbourne Convent..
31-Jan-2012
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Big Day Out hits the big 2-0
Ben Cameron
Can you believe the Big Day Out is now 20 years old? Yep, 1992 is now officially old school. While ticket prices have inevitably skyrocketed, and the styles of music have diversified since the grunge and rock heavy debut line up of Nirvana, Cosmic Pyschos, You Am I and the Beasts of Bourbon,..
31-Jan-2012
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Newstead Live! 2012
Bendigo Weekly
MICK GRIFFIN Newstead Live 2012 proved to be the very model of a community minded music festival. The township of Newstead makes for an idyllic, picturesque setting in which to enjoy some of the finest folk, world, blues and roots music you're likely to find anywhere over fo..
31-Jan-2012
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The Gig Guide (January 27 to February 2)
Bendigo Weekly
THE GIG GUIDE Friday, January 27 THE BASEMENT BAR The Well Hungarians from 9pm. Free HAPPY JACK RESERVE, LOCKWOOD SOUTH The Old Buzzard Medicine Show with Urban Creatures from 7pm. THE GOLDEN VINE The ..
27-Jan-2012
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Neil Wilkinson: biting the bullet
Ben Cameron
The Bendigo music invasion continues, as a move to Melbourne four years ago starts to pay dividends for Neil Wilkinson. The guitarist relished the ultimate homecoming last April when his brooding, psych-rock band Redcoats played Groovin The Moo. And less than a year later, they’ve crac..
27-Jan-2012
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Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes
Ben Cameron
Clairy Browne wears her heart on her sultry sleeve. “I’m definitely a woman of heartbreak,” Browne admits, the leading lady of nine piece the Bangin’ Rackettes, whose rich layers of northern soul, jump blues, doo-wop, ska and gospel, are winning a “shit tonne o..
26-Jan-2012
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Miners chasing hat-trick
Joel Peterson
THE Bendigo Fighting Miners notched consecutive victories for the first time this season on Saturday with a 12-point win over Melbourne Chargers. It was the club’s first away win of the season, coming after yet another slow start. While the Miners had the upper hand throughout, the..
29-May-2015
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Thunder strikes winning form
Bridgette Barry-Murphy
BENDIGO Thunder is in a significantly different position to this time last year. After battling through a winless 2014 season, the Victorian Womens Football League club is heading in the right direction on and off the field. Moving from the state’s premier division down to division one..
29-May-2015
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A chance to shine
Joel Peterson
DEFENSIVE pressure will be key if Sandhurst is to cement second place on the Bendigo Football Netball League table when the Dragons clash with Golden Square on Saturday. The second-placed Dragons head to Wade Street in red-hot form after demolishing Gisborne before the interleague bye, while ..
29-May-2015
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Top teams face off
Bridgette Barry-Murphy
A TOP of the table clash between Golden Square and Sandhurst A-grade netball sides will decide who remains undefeated going into round nine. Golden Square is sitting on top of the ladder, two points ahead of Sandhurst who drew with Gisborne last round. The last time the teams met was in roun..
29-May-2015
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Arch rivals reignite fight
Joel Peterson
GOLDEN Square’s Jack Geary will once again lead the Bendigo Football League into battle this weekend when the blue and golds travel to take on arch rivals Ballarat at Eastern Oval. Geary will captain the interleague side for the second consecutive season under second-year coach Rick ..
22-May-2015
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Bendigo netballers up for test
Bridgette Barry-Murphy
BENDIGO will put out its strongest interleague netball side in years according to coach Melissa Ryan. Arch rivals Ballarat will host the Bendigo Football Netball League open and 17-and-under netball teams this Saturday at Eastern Oval. “We know we’ve got a good team there, so..
22-May-2015
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Glanville on the Mall fracas
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31-Mar-2011
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No time to waste
WHAT to do with the amount of heavy vehicles coming through Charing Cross and Bendigo’s CBD has been an issue that has plagued city leaders for decades. For more than 30 years councils, roads authorities and politicians have tried to come up with a solution. Three decades ago they had a pr..
24-Mar-2011
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More to online fight video
THE tell-tale grainy images of a video shot on a mobile phone of two boys brawling have gone around the world this past week, and media outlets have rushed to tell the story behind the story this whole sad and sorry saga has been. But there’s one element of this terrible situation that troub..
24-Mar-2011
3.34
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Glanville on the bypass
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24-Mar-2011
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Letters to the editor
Train delays The Liberal-National Government has just passed 100 days in office and already local Liberal-National Government MP Damian Drum is selling out Central Victoria. Instead of standing up for Central Victorian train travellers and demanding the vital Regional Rail Link project is bui..
24-Mar-2011
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