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June 18, 2021

On the right trail

YOU may have noticed more walking and bike paths popping up across town as the City of Greater Bendigo is working to fulfil its...

June 18, 2021

Breaking out of lockdown

THE town’s first escape room has survived another lockdown and is ready to provide a fun, challenging experience again. Suzanne Greene, manager of Break Out...

June 17, 2021

Vaccine blitz for region’s meat workers

MORE than two hundred workers at Hazeldenes Chickens have been vaccinated as part of Bendigo Health’s latest outreach program. Staff from BH visited workers at...

June 15, 2021

Community caring for damaged creek

PLANT a tree this winter to make your contribution to protecting the Bendigo Creek. The Northern Bendigo Landcare Group holds a number of revegetation works...

June 14, 2021

Big ride for big projects

FROM Bendigo all the way to Uluru, one man is riding his bike to raise money and awareness for charity. Brad Hodge, chair of the...

June 13, 2021

Protecting women and children

FOR almost 30 years, Julie Oberin has been passionately providing support for women and children experiencing family violence. While aware of the importance of the...

June 12, 2021

The show must rock on

THE cast and crew of Bendigo Theatre Company’s production of We Will Rock You is more than ever channelling their inner Queen, as the...

June 11, 2021

Push-ups for mental health

THIS month, Australians are pushing themselves to the limit to raise funds and awareness for mental health. The Push-Up Challenge runs until 25 June, with...

June 11, 2021

School secures upgrade funding

 WORKS are underway at White Hills Primary school to improve the students’ amenities. On Monday, Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan announced State Government funding...

June 10, 2021

“No heightened concerned” about coronavirus in Bendigo wastewater

BENDIGO Health is urging the public stay vigilant after coronavirus fragments were again found in Bendigo’s wastewater overnight. CEO Peter Faulkner said they were contacted...

June 10, 2021

Park recognised on national stage

STRATHDALE Park play space has been awarded as one of the top regional spaces in the country. The park won the Australian Institute of Landscape...

June 10, 2021

Food drive for those in need

YOU might have seen bright yellow bins popping up in supermarkets across town. These donation bins are part of Bendigo Foodshare’s latest food drive, sending...

June 9, 2021

New wellbeing plan for construction workers

THE Civil Contractors Federation of Victoria is calling on Bendigo builders to join its new mental health initiative. The Positive Plans – Positive Futures project...

June 7, 2021

Talents not put to waste

NOT many people can take steel scraps and turn them into pieces of art, but that’s exactly what local artist Andre Sardone has been...

June 6, 2021

Shamrock’s founder’s life told

ON the corner of Pall Mall and Williamson Street sits a building with unique history. The Hotel Shamrock opened in 1854 and is today regarded...

June 6, 2021

Making skills the main course

A SERIES of hospitality workshops are available for Bendigo businesses, as the industry hit hardest by COVID lockdowns continues to find its feet. Owner of...

June 4, 2021

Tenders open for station makeover

PREPARATIONS are being made for Harcourt Station to undergo a total restoration and be transformed into a new space for visitors and locals to...

June 4, 2021

New site in hospital’s sights

A “STATE of the art” paediatric and rehabilitation centre will be established at Bendigo Health’s old hospital site. The development comes as Bendigo Health starts...

June 4, 2021

Money raised over morning cuppa

WHITE Hills Amcal Pharmacy served up more than prescriptions recently as their Biggest Morning Tea event raised money for Cancer Council. Pharmacy manager Sanjay Jhaveri...

June 4, 2021

New book for young writers

UP and coming writers from regional Victoria have put their pens to paper for a new tome. The Vox Bendigo Young Writers Anthology, in its...

June 3, 2021

COVID-19 vaccs gain momentum

BENDIGO Health’s mass vaccination centre has seen plenty of activity since the start of lockdown last Friday. One of those inline was Jacinta Allan, Member...

June 2, 2021

Wastewater detection puts region on COVID-19 alert

BENDIGO Health is urging residents to remain on high alert after fragments of coronavirus were found in the wastewater of Axedale and Bendigo. CEO Peter...

June 2, 2021

Creek Street launches new program

A LOCAL school has become the first in Bendigo to offer the International Baccalaureate for Year 11 and 12 students. Nine students at the school...

June 2, 2021

City looks into crystal ball

A FUTURE-focused community vision has been crafted to help with City of Greater Bendigo’s planning for the next ten years. The full vision reads, “Greater...

May 31, 2021

4WD tear down begins

YOUNG women are getting hands on with a classic Range Rover. Students from four schools in Bendigo are at the halfway point of the girls...

May 30, 2021

New project lights up country connection

MORE than sixteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are working on a new project showcasing important aspects of Dja Dja Warrung culture. Djaara Lights,...

May 28, 2021

City to run entirely on renewables

BENDIGO is turning green, with more of the town’s energy to be provided by renewable sources than ever before. The municipality is one of 46...

May 27, 2021

No new cases in Bendigo

MORE than seven-hundred COVID-19 tests have been recorded across the Loddon Mallee region, with no new positive cases recorded since yesterday’s announcement of exposure...