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January 21, 2022

CFA brigade marks centenary

LAST Sunday was a special occasion for a humble community. The Sutton Grange and Myrtle Creek Fire Brigade celebrated 100 years with the unveiling of...

January 21, 2022

New trucks to enhance CFA fleet

FIFTY new tankers are coming to CFA brigades across Vicotria. Funded by the State Government’s $126 million CFA capability funding package, the new fleet of...

January 21, 2022

Labor names Ripon candidate

THE Labor Party has unveiled its candidate for State seat of Ripon at November’s election. Running for the first time, former adviser to Preimer Daniel...

January 20, 2022

Top skiers back on the river

THIS weekend, the Loddon River will play home to some of the country’s top water skiers for the 2022 EasyTow Malibu Australian Masters. Hosted by...

January 20, 2022

Cats finally prowl the boards

AFTER being originally slated for September last year, Tribe Youth Theatre’s production of Cats finally hit the stage last Sunday. Cast members were eager to...

January 20, 2022

5K Frenzy runs in February

THE Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club will once again run their special 5K Frenzy event on Friday, 11 February. Event coordinator Brett Gilligan said the night...

January 19, 2022

Juniors wanted for badminton

THIS Friday, kids are encouraged to try their hand and what is known as the fastest racquet sport in the world. The Bendigo Eaglehawk Badminton...

January 16, 2022

Two decades of laughing out loud

FOR the past twenty years, a small group of people have been meeting every Saturday morning for a giggle and a chuckle. The Bendigo Laughter...

January 14, 2022

Health info in your ear

BENDIGO Health has launched a new podcast in an effort to educate more people about specific elements of the health system. The podcast will be...

January 13, 2022

Kids vax underway

CHILD vaccinations for COVID-19 have begun and thousands of Bendigo children are booked in to receive their first dose this month. Kids aged five to...

January 13, 2022

Bendigo’s baby boom

STAFF at Bendigo Health’s midwifery unit have been surprised by the number of babies delivered at the maternity ward last year. According to the heath...

January 13, 2022

Max rate rise set

VICTORIAN municipalities will again be limited in how much they can put up property rates next financial year, with the maximum allowed remaining under...

January 13, 2022

Omicron outbreak impacts grow

NEW orders are in place across the state, including the closure indoor dancefloors, with the exception of weddings, and mandatory COVID-19 vaccine boosters for...

January 13, 2022

Tennis tourney a smashing success

BENDIGO tennis fans were treated to a week-long competition which concluded last Sunday. The 2022 Bendigo International featured two tournaments, the ATP Challenger Tour and...

January 12, 2022

Brigade marks century of service

THIS Sunday, the Sutton Grange and Myrtle Creek CFA is celebrating a very special milestone. The brigade will mark 100 years in the region with...

January 11, 2022

Stages set for February festival

AN INTIMATE, single-day music festival is coming to Castlemaine in February. As part of the State Government’s state-wide On The Road Again series, 16 artists will spread...

January 11, 2022

Test of endurance coming to Crusoe

LONG distance and competitive swims, followed by a ride and topped off with a run are back in town, with the Bendigo Triathlon Club...

January 9, 2022

Staying connected this summer

YOU may have noticed them dressed up as Vikings, ninjas, or pirates, but the work Vern Hardie and Bec Bottros do goes beyond dressing...

January 7, 2022

Hands on with Da Vinci exhibition

LEONARDO Da Vinci is coming to Bendigo’s Discovery Science and Technology Centre next month. The international exhibition Da Vinci’s Machines will feature a collection of...

January 6, 2022

Art sessions for all ages

PAINT and sip classes aren’t just for the adults this summer. Pinot and Picasso Bendigo have been hosting a range of kid-friendly sessions this school...

January 6, 2022

Getting into gear

IF you’ve got kids itching to hit the mountain bike trails this summer, there are plenty of ways to get involved with the high-intensity...

December 30, 2021

Christmas Appeal supports kids

DONATIONS to the Bendigo Health Christmas Appeal this year will be used to help children needing rehabilitation services get the best start possible to...

December 26, 2021

Helping those in need this Christmas

THIS Christmas, homelessness support service MADCOW is continuing its efforts to provide food relief, emergency accommodation and employment opportunities. At the end of last year,...

December 24, 2021

Fuel reduction project launches

A NEW task force from the Country Fire Authority is aiming to increase the number of planned burn activities across the state. The initiative is...

December 23, 2021

Carols a hit for young and old

CHRISTMAS came early for carollers at Rosalind Park last Sunday. The 50th annual Bendigo Rotary Carols by Candlelight had thousands in the festive spirit, with...

December 23, 2021

Relieved VCE students get results

AFTER two interrupted years of learning, VCE students across the state woke up last Thursday morning to their final results. Principal of Bendigo Senior Secondary...

December 23, 2021

City happy with performance

THE results are in for the City of Greater Bendigo’s performance over the 2020/21 financial year. The State Government recently released its Know Your Council...

December 23, 2021

Junior badminton season wraps

THE Bendigo Eaglehawk Badminton Association has wrapped up for the year, celebrating a less interrupted season than the previous twelve months with a junior...