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September 17, 2021

Charity bike ride a success

OVER three weeks and two thousand kilometres later, La Trobe University lecturer Dr Brad Hodge completed his fundraising bike journey from Bendigo to Uluru...

September 16, 2021

Jabs best defence against outbreaks

LOCAL doctors have united to encourage residents to continue to get vaccinated to protect themselves, their families, and the health system as COVID-19 cases...

September 16, 2021

Tourism blooms into spring

YOU might have noticed gardens around Bendigo looking a little bit more colourful lately. As spring arrived in Bendigo, so too did the annual tulips...

September 16, 2021

Wet winter fills catchments

THE region’s water supplies are well positioned for spring, according to Coliban Water. Executive general manager climate and population at Coliban Water Steve Healy said...

September 16, 2021

Plans flow for new wine events

WHILE the Heritage Uncorked festival has been put back in the bottle this year, the Bendigo Winegrowers Association has committed to hosting a range...

September 16, 2021

Cost cut for cat desexing

BENDIGO Animal Relief Centre has been given a State Government grant to offer free desexing for cats owned by some residents. BARC has received just...

September 12, 2021

Sustainable homes are where the heart is

AN online event showcasing several old and new energy efficient homes is back for another year. Bendigo Sustainable House Day, hosted by the Bendigo Sustainability...

September 12, 2021

New opportunities for multicultural creatives

FUNDING from the State Government has helped established a new program for culturally diverse digital content producers in regional Victoria. Multicultural Arts Victoria received $1...

September 10, 2021

Recruits wanted for Eaglehawk CFA

EAGLEHAWK Fire Brigade is calling for new members to join the team. The fire and rescue service are looking to fill positions in its firefighting,...

September 10, 2021

Suggestions sought on centre

THE City of Greater Bendigo is asking for opinions on plans to upgrade the Strathdale Community Centre on Crook Street. It’s hoped the revamped community...

September 9, 2021

New rehab centre gets go ahead

A NEW medical day rehabilitation facility will be built at Bendigo Hospital. Minister for health Martin Foley announced the new designs for the “world-class” building,...

September 9, 2021

Foodshare locks in new home

BENDIGO Foodshare will soon have a bigger and better community hub at Breen Street in Golden Square. A recent funding announcement of $1 million from...

September 9, 2021

Local made vaccination campaign underway

A NEW campaign developed by the City of Greater Bendigo is joining the fight against COVID-19 and asking residents who they are getting vaccinated...

September 4, 2021

Youth taking over industry

A NEW program is putting young people at the centre of industry projects. The Youth Take Over was developed the four Local Learning and Employment...

September 4, 2021

Kookas call out for new members

STRATHFIELDSAYE Bowls Club is hoping to see some new faces take to the green when it resumes competitive and social bowls. The club has six...

September 2, 2021

Emergency relief hours extended

THE Uniting Church’s support and assistance service has been extended at its Kangaroo Flat site on 10 Camp Street. After Uniting Emergency Relief was discontinued...

September 2, 2021

Hub helping everyone get vaxed

LODDON Campaspe Multicultural Services and Bendigo Health have teamed up to help people from diverse backgrounds get vaccinated in a culturally safe way. The...

September 2, 2021

Wet spring could bring grassfire risk

THE Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a wet and warm spring, and emergency services warn the weather could bring an increased risk of grassfires...

September 2, 2021

Young rower’s success recognised

THE accolades have continued for sixteen-year-old rower Eliza Oxley, awarded a Bendigo Sports Star scholarship for July. In June, the year 10 Girton Grammar School...

September 2, 2021

Gymnast strikes perfect balance

NINETEEN-year-old aerobic gymnast Lucy Membrey said she’s grateful to receive the Bendigo Sports Star scholarship award for July. She also said while it highlights her...

September 1, 2021

Hub for digital festival

THE City of Greater Bendigo has helped launch Victoria’s Digital Innovation Festival with a series of free online events taking place until Wednesday, 8...

August 30, 2021

Exhibition of artist’s journey

A CELEBRATION of a young artist’s work so far is on display at the Bendigo Visitor Centre until Sunday, 12 September. Twenty-three-year-old Dja Dja Wurrung...

August 27, 2021

Science focus for school

LAST week, students from Creek Street Christian College took part in ANSTO’s National Science Week hackathon. Over three days the hackathon involved small teams brainstorming...

August 27, 2021

Charity ride reaches top gear

UNIVERSITY lecturer Brad Hodge’s bike journey from Bendigo to Uluru has not been without some hiccups, battling headwinds, rain, and border closures. After riding to...

August 27, 2021

Student earns STEM scholarship

LA Trobe University student Caitlin Buchan has been awarded a scholarship aimed at helping her continue pursuing a career in engineering. Ms Buchan is one...

August 26, 2021

GovHub gets green light for construction

BEHIND temporary walls on Lyttleton Terrace lies the site of one of the City’s most exciting projects. Last Wednesday, construction of Bendigo’s GovHub officially began,...

August 26, 2021

Podium goal for Olympic swimmer – Bendigo Sports Star Award

JENNA Strauch is ready to get back in the pool and compete at the highest level and off the back of her showing that...

August 26, 2021

Slow progress for senior program

WALKING Basketball is the latest program to make its way to Bendigo Basketball, with a focus on improving the physical activity of older and...