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A master of his art

Master Sailor and mentor of many, Jack Carroll, turned 90 recently. Mr Carroll, who lives in Maiden Gully, celebrated surrounded by many friends and family at the Bendigo Yacht Club. Mr Carroll’s years of sailing were remembered with anecdotes and the inevitable yarns...

Splash out for fun

Local community organisations and the council are again celebrating National Playgroup Week with a Splash into Fun family day at the Long Gully Recreation Reserve and Splash Park on Tuesday from 10am to 1pm. The community event will feature free children’s activities...

Clowning around

Student Patti Fawcett has successfully made her way through to the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Class Clowns National competition. Patti took part in the Victorian State event in the Melbourne Class heats at the Arts Centre Melbourne. She was initially...

Support for school.

Bendigo Special Developmental School received specialised medical equipment from a support body this week. The equipment comes in the shape of a large train and large bulldozer and are gifted to one school a year from across Australia and New Zealand. The equipment,...

More than a bike ride

The Make A Wish Foundation has a saying “To make the impossible possible”. They have helped children become iron men and meet dinosaurs, made it snow in Cairns and even made a unicorn fly. Every day six families around Australia discover their child has a...

In fine voice

The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir will hold a concert in Bendigo’s Sacred Heart Cathedral on Sunday. Choir director David Ashton-Smith said the Cathedral’s magnificent acoustics are perfect for the richness and the four-part harmonies of the Melbourne Welsh Male Choir....

Bootcamp at the tech school

Fifty students from Bendigo secondary schools gathered at the new Bendigo Tech School on Friday to attend a student ambassador bootcamp. A tech school ambassador is a leadership position for students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering, art, and...

Morning tea marks 40 years

Bendigo Health’s Intensive Care Auxiliary marked its 40th anniversary with a morning tea of its members on Tuesday. In the past four decades, the auxiliary has raised more than $1.5 million for the unit. Much of these funds have been for equipment and patient comforts...

A week of diversity and fun at college

IT is Cultural Diversity Week at Bendigo Senior Secondary College. The week is an annual event at BSSC designed to highlight and celebrate the diverse cultures represented at the college, the vibrant language other than English program, and the sense of inclusion...

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