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March 22, 2024

Pool committee just keep swimming

FOLLOWING an announcement that Bendigo East Swimming Pool would close this winter, a new working group has been established to find a way to...

March 22, 2024

Bonjour Bendigo launches at Alium

TO CELEBRATE the opening of Paris: Impressions of Life 1880–1925 at Bendigo Art Gallery, restaurants around the city are decorating their windows with themed...

March 21, 2024

Research to help disaster-affected women

EARLIER this week, an exhibition and report to illuminate the gendered experience of natural disasters was unveiled at the Cohuna Gateway to Gannawarra Visitors...

March 20, 2024

Queer Country opens at Dudley House

FOR nearly twenty years queer art has been celebrated in the Queer Country exhibition held to coincide with the Pride Festival. This year the exhibition...

March 19, 2024

Local students inspired to design for solutions

THE culmination of a month-long residency program at Bendigo Tech School was on display last week in honour of International Women's Day. Artist in residence...

March 19, 2024

New staff welcomed to Services Australia

UP TO 11 new positions have been created at Services Australia's Bendigo office to meet local demand for support. Appointed in January this year, the...

March 18, 2024

City CEO stands up against hurtful treatment of staff

THE CEO of the City of Greater Bendigo has called for disrespectful behaviour towards City councillors and staff to come to an end. Andrew Cooney,...

March 18, 2024

Commonwealth Games legacy housing on its way

A PLAN to deliver over a thousand homes in regional Victoria in lieu of the 2026 Commonwealth Games is under way. Last year the State...

March 17, 2024

Memoir of self-discovery ready to launch

AN EMERGING writer's account of her journey through the twists and turns of life is set to launch next month and will be celebrated...

March 16, 2024

New endometriosis clinic open

A SPECIALIST service to support women with endometriosis and pelvic pain is now open at Bendigo Community Health Services. The new clinic will be run...

March 16, 2024

Industry event to support regional pubs

A REGIONAL outreach event to support pubs and venues increase profitability will be held at the Huntly Hotel next week. The Australian Hotel Association has...

March 15, 2024

Locals succeed at the Madison

DESPITE the heat last weekend, the Bendigo International Madison returned as planned for two days of competitive athletics and cycling. First place in the women's...

March 15, 2024

Breakfast for champions

LAST Friday's breakfast hosted by Women's Health Loddon Mallee to celebrate International Women's Day drew a bright crowd of local leaders and community members. Attendees...

March 12, 2024

Quilts on display at Easter exhibition

IN what has become a biennial tradition, Bendigo and District Quilters is preparing their display of more than 100 handmade quilts as part of...

March 11, 2024

Neighbourhood houses in need of funding

FOR forty years this June, Long Gully Neighbourhood house has provided service to the surrounding community.

As a way of marking the anniversary a celebration...

March 8, 2024

A brand new Discovery

SCIENCE education centre Discovery has updated its image with a renewed logo that represents the play-based learning activities on offer.

The familiar eye that was...

March 2, 2024

A last farewell from the wise women

THE end of an era was observed at the end of February as the Bendigo Y Service Club Women held their final regional meeting.


March 2, 2024

Fashioning a sustainable future of clothing

AN interactive artist in residency program is now underway at Bendigo Tech School. The residency features creative technologist Jess Coldrey, who was named one of...

March 1, 2024

Local sports night of nights

THE All Seasons sparkled last week with the light of some of the town’s brightest and best sporting elite.

Friday evening saw the Bendigo Sports...

February 28, 2024

Food relief providers receive federal funding boost

LOCAL food and emergency relief providers will share in additional funding from the Federal Government to support demand for their services.

The $14.4 million dollar...

February 26, 2024

Curious minds cultivated at Discovery


A CLUB for girls to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM, launched at the Discovery Science and Technology...

February 25, 2024

The beer is trash and the music bites


A DISUSED take away shopfront on High Street, Eaglehawk has become a haven for counterculture.

Trash Cult started as a record store...

February 25, 2024

A gift for the audience

A NEW mural is soon to be painted on the external wall of Bendigo Cinema to show appreciation to the decades spent in front...

February 24, 2024

Shoe shop shutters after 94 years

ALICIA S. COOK PALL MALL institution Colliers Shoes is closing after close to a century of service to the town. Owner, Kristian Wenckowski, bought the business...