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Divers make light work of cleaning

Diving specialists have carried out routine tank cleaning works at three water treatment plants in the Coliban Water region. Community operations manager Mick Dunne said divers are employed once a year to clean the tanks at the Bendigo, Kyneton and Castlemaine plants...

RFDS backs nurses

Four scholarships offered by the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria will help students from regional and rural communities in their first year of university studies. Give Them Wings scholarships, each valued at $3000, are open to students of nursing or allied...

Champions gather

VOLUNTEER Fire Brigades Victoria and the Country Fire Authority have once again teamed up for the Rural State Championships. The championships take place on April 6 and 7 at the Tom Flood Sports Centre in Bendigo. Graeme Pearce has been to his fair share of Rural...

Refit for QEO cottage

Work started this week on a major conservation project to preserve the Queen Elizabeth Oval cottage, one of Bendigo’s historically important buildings. The $450,000 project is a partnership between the City of Greater Bendigo and the Victorian government. Council’s...

Napier Street roadworks on track

The much-maligned Napier Street roadworks are due for completion by the middle of the year, according to a Department of Transport spokesperson. In its latest update, Regional Roads Victoria said that the upgrade of the Lyons Street intersection is underway. The...

Favourite things

For a special treat venture to the Bendigo Library and explore the latest exhibition of the Bendigo Historical Society. Go upstairs and take a wander through the stacks where you’ll find the glass display cases, which currently hold the favourite items of the...

MP slams funding

Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters has denounced the federal government’s decision to reject a funding application for Bendigo Airport. The proposed redevelopment would have updated the terminal building and provided supporting infrastructure. “These upgrades...

Capital stage is set for an Australian Idol

Anthony Callea was in Bendigo this week to promote his next tour Unplugged and Unfiltered. Callea first came to major stardom in Australia as the runner-up in the 2004 season of Australian Idol. Songs he performed on the program, such as The Prayer, I Saw Her Standing...

Malik plans to ditch diversity

Is it time to ditch diversity? That’s the question influential British commentator Kenan Malik will be discussing with La Trobe University community planner Julie Rudner in Bendigo next month. “Diversity has become a catchphrase and has lost its meaning, but I have...

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