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January 21, 2022

Fire management focus for jobs program

FIFTY new jobs have been created in fire and land management across the state for people disadvantaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Government’s Forest...

January 20, 2022

Safety advocate backs proposed road works

A PROMINENT road safety advocate is putting her support behind the Midland Highway and Howard Street intersection works being proposed by a developer as...

January 20, 2022

Upgrade on the way for airport

THE Federal Government has committed to funding the last of the Bendigo Airport upgrade costs on the same morning the Opposition made an identical...

January 18, 2022

Singers to take centre stage

STEP into the intimate world of song writing at Sing a Song of Sixpence, coming to Bendigo next month. Originally slated for August last year,...

January 17, 2022

Competition a cause for celebration

ENTRIES are now open to the annual Mulga Bill Writing Award and wordsmiths of all skill levels and experience are being encouraged to apply. Named...

January 15, 2022

Major acts heading to town

BENDIGO audiences will soon be able to enjoy performances from The Australian Ballet and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra close to home with State Government funding...

January 14, 2022

Spots open for business support program

LOCAL businesses and organisations can showcase their offerings for free at Lansell Square Shopping Centre throughout February. As part of the centre’s Connecting Our Community...

January 14, 2022

Little closure on little street

A SECTION of Lyttleton Terrace will be closed to traffic from late January until early March as work continues on the Galkangu – Bendigo...

January 13, 2022

Cards a show of Christmas compassion

FOUR hundred Christmas cards were delivered to patients in mental health units across the region during the recent December Cards project. Led by mental health...

January 13, 2022

Public toilet plan opens

NOW is the time to have your say on the design of new public toilets at Railway Place in Elmore. The planned build would replace...

January 11, 2022

Car swap meet ready to rev

ROLL up to the thirtieth annual Centre State Swap Meet when it returns later this month. The all-day event set for Sunday, 23 January at...

January 10, 2022

Chamber fest set to charm

ENJOY some of Australia’s best musicians in the city’s greatest concert venues when the Bendigo Chamber Music Festival returns next month. Fourteen masterful instrumentalists will...

January 7, 2022

Parks the place for summer fun!

A STRING of events set for the city this year will kick off with the municipality’s annual Summer in the Parks program. This month, the...

January 6, 2022

High hopes for Epsom development

DEVELOPERS are hopeful their proposed upgrade for the Epsom Village shops, including works to the Midland Highway and Howard Street intersection, will be approved...

January 6, 2022

Make a splash this summer

THERE’S nothing like a dip in the pool to keep you cool in summer, and Bendigo has plenty of facilities to choose from. For five-year-old...

January 6, 2022

Picture book fun at local parks

TRANSPORT your love of reading to the great outdoors this month at StoryWalk events hosted by the Kangaroo Flat and Eaglehawk libraries. The pages of...

January 6, 2022

Cellar doors swing open

WINE lovers can get a taste of all the Heathcote region has to offer at this season’s Summer of Cellar Doors program. Headed by the...

December 31, 2021

Season of generosity for Foodshare appeal

THOUSANDS of dollars and kilograms of food were donated to Bendigo Foodshare over the festive season. About 3100 kilograms of food and $51,000 dollars will...

December 31, 2021

Interest open for business program

BENDIGO entrepreneurs are being encouraged to take part in a local program aimed at boosting emerging businesses. The Accelerator Program is an offering of Startup...

December 31, 2021

Support program helps women succeed

THE first cohort of women involved in a specially designed TAFE course program have completed their studies. WomenCAN Australia launched the initiative, called the Placement...

December 24, 2021

Nationwide support starts in Bendigo

A BENDIGO man has acted as the catalyst for a nationwide support initiative between Woolworths, Federal MPs and community organisations. Max Blume is the coordinator...

December 24, 2021

Volunteer groups get a boost

THIRTY-SIX central Victorian community organisations have received Federal Government funding to help support their volunteers. The volunteer grants of $1000 to $5000 totalled almost $140,000...

December 24, 2021

Sign off for Huntly development

OVER four hundred new homes will be built off Sawmill Road in Huntly following an agreement between developer Wel.Co, the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans...

December 23, 2021

Firefighters’ new threads to be made locally

A BENDIGO factory has been contracted to make new uniforms for the Country Fire Authority. Workers at the Australian Defence Apparel factory in East Bendigo...

December 17, 2021

Student supports win state award

BENDIGO Kangan Institute has had their efforts to support multicultural students recognised at a state level. The local education provider won the Victorian Multicultural Award...

December 17, 2021

Run to remember a friend

NOT many people would enlist themselves into a forty-two-kilometre marathon at the last minute, but that’s exactly what Bendigo man Raymond Lee did last...

December 16, 2021

Tree sales raising thousands

FESTIVE fundraising is in full swing at Rodelisa Plant Supplies in Junortoun with the return of their annual Christmas tree sales. All proceeds from tree,...

December 16, 2021

Christmas call to shop local

BENDIGO residents are being encouraged to shop locally this Christmas to support businesses in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Greater Bendigo...