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About: jonathon

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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...

August 24, 2021

City launches streams of grants

THE City of Greater Bendigo has announced a new grants fund for eligible businesses. Over $700,000 is available for businesses as part of the City’s...

August 24, 2021

Funding boost for new buildings

MARIST College will soon have a new arts and technology building. The school received $2 million to go towards the new $7.3 million facility which...

August 23, 2021

Swooping season set to swing in spring

WITH spring around the corner, Victorians are being reminded that the warmer weather will see the return of swooping birds. Native birds such as magpies...

August 21, 2021

Dignity drive continues

THROUGHOUT August, the community is being encouraged to donate women’s sanitary products for people in crisis. Leader of Share the Dignity for the Loddon Murray...

August 20, 2021

Program aims to help businesses thrive

PRIOR to the coronavirus pandemic, supporting local businesses was a big focus for regional towns, and now it seems more important than ever. With that...

August 19, 2021

Plans made public – City of Greater Bendigo Council Briefs

FOUR documents designed to assist the municipality with decision making will be released in draft form for public viewing. The draft council plan 2021-2025, 10-year...

August 19, 2021

Program puts police in kids’ corners

ONCE known solely for discos, Bendigo Blue Light is now focusing on building the confidence of children in the boxing ring. Head coach at Hit...

August 19, 2021

Perfect pair get grand uncorking

A NEW social phenomenon has landed at Hargreaves Mall. Pinot and Picasso Bendigo officially opened last Friday night with a special VIP night and the...

August 19, 2021

Working for the future

GOLDFIELDS Local Learning and Employment Network is calling on young professionals to inspire the next generation of workers. The Young Industry Ambassador program involves people...

August 18, 2021

Local music looks to retake the stage

AN indie network of artists will hopefully be returning to live shows next week for its winter showcase. Poppet Head Records is made up of...

August 14, 2021

Science set to roar, for real

THE nation’s biggest celebration of science is back on this month. This National Science Week will be celebrated by schools, community groups and discovery centres...

August 13, 2021

Painted cockatoos flock to children’s ward

A BRIGHT piece of artwork will soon light up the children’s ward at Bendigo Hospital. Titled Birds of a Feather, the work was created by...

August 12, 2021

Uni gets telehealth teaching boost

ALLIED health and nursing students will have soon access to start of the art telehealth facilities at La Trobe University. Hi-tech mobile telehealth hardware and...

August 12, 2021

Municipal satisfaction results released

RESIDENTS have had their say on the City of Greater Bendigo’s performance over the last twelve months. Just over 400 responses were given between 28...

August 12, 2021

Institute aims for reconciliation

BENDIGO TAFE has launched its new Reconciliation Action Plan. Chief executive Sally Curtain said the RAP outlines the institute’s work towards a “reconciled, just and...

August 8, 2021

New book on the impact of war

THE effects of war may never be truly understood; however, local author and journalist Dianne Dempsey is doing her best to uncover the phycological...

August 7, 2021

Info night on IB program

PARENTS can find out how the International Baccalaureate could benefit their child, at Creek Street’s Christian College’s second information night. The school is the first...

August 6, 2021

Gambling help with refuge focus

MORE work needs to be done to protect refugees from the harms of gambling, according to Bendigo Community Health Services. With the aim of addressing...