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September 16, 2021

State puts money to social housing

MORE social housing is set to be built in Bendigo following a funding announcement by the State Government last week. More than $41 million has...

September 16, 2021

New resource for young people in crisis

SIX central Victorian organisations have come together to develop a resource designed to help young people access mental health support. The Bendigo Youth Crisis Card...

September 11, 2021

Call out for foster carers

AS Anglicare Victoria looks towards celebrating their foster carers during an annual campaign next week, they’ll also be looking to recruit new ones to...

September 11, 2021

Free swim lesson for kids’ safety

A BENDIGO swim school will offer free lessons to young children during this year’s Learn2Swim Week. The campaign led by pool maintenance company, Poolwerx, and...

September 10, 2021

COVID-19 wastewater detection, V/Line worker tests positive

VICTORIA has recorded one death and three-hundred-and-thirty-four new COVID-19 cases as most regional areas of the state wake up to their first full day...

September 10, 2021

Groups call for government action

REFUGEE support groups from across Victoria have come together to call on the Federal Government to extend more support to Afghan refugees. Following the Taliban’s...

September 10, 2021

Researchers spot threatened species

LA TROBE University researchers have managed to catch a glimpse of a threatened native marsupial just outside of the greater Bendigo region, and they’ve...

September 9, 2021

Cancer trials focus for new clinical hub

BENDIGO Health has partnered with a new program aimed at upskilling staff to carry out more cancer treatments locally. Coordinated by Alfred Health and known...

September 6, 2021

Online posting promotes local

AN online community has created a space for Bendigo women to advertise their own small businesses in an effort to support entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday in...

September 3, 2021

Okay day creates conversation

NEXT Thursday, 9 September, people are being encouraged to start meaningful conversations with friends, family and loved ones with a simple but important question. ‘Are...

September 3, 2021

Schools get defib donation

THE Community Bank Maldon and District have distributed twelve automatic defibrillators to schools across the region, including in Dunolly and Bealiba. The potentially lifesaving machines...

September 3, 2021

Cooking continues in lockdown

FOR a sixth time, hospitality venues across the region are adjusting their services in lockdown. As a way of helping combat the effects of restrictions,...

September 3, 2021

High schooler goes from coast to campus

MORE than a decade of volunteering has earned year twelve student Alisha Rowden an early offer to university. The Victory Christian College pupil will next...

August 31, 2021

Picking up the pace for personal health

HOW do you spend your Saturday mornings? For about 300 people across the region, those mornings are spent completing a five-kilometre timed parkrun at Kennington...

August 27, 2021

Groups get most of power bonus

GROUPS from across Bendigo have been helping community members apply for the State Government’s Power Saving Bonus. The $250 one off payment was created to...

August 26, 2021

Lights out for White Night

WHITE Night Bendigo will no longer go ahead as planned on 2 October, with the event to be rescheduled as Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak grows. The...

August 26, 2021

Lifeline to launch new site

HEAD to lifelinecvm.org.au on 1 September and you’ll be met with a brand-new website showcasing the faces and stories behind the Lifeline team in...

August 26, 2021

Week helps lasting Legacy

LEGACY’S annual fundraising campaign will begin this weekend, reminding the families of veterans they’re not alone in an increasingly isolated world. Legacy Week is the...

August 26, 2021

Ball club celebrates sixty years

BENDIGO East Baseball Club are determined to make their sixtieth year a memorable one, even if it is marred by another COVID-19 lockdown. The club...

August 25, 2021

Daffodil Day back in bloom

CANCER Council are encouraging people to harness their flower power on Friday, 27 August for this year’s Daffodil Day. Cancer Council Victoria is hoping to...

August 22, 2021

Big band plans big return

DUST off your trumpet, flute or tuba and join the talented musicians in Bendigo’s only community concert band. The Bendigo and District Concert Band was...

August 21, 2021

Bendigo exposure site confirmed

A BENDIGO business has been listed as a tier two COVID-19 exposure site. Delecca’s, a machinery sales, service and hire business, was added to the...

August 21, 2021

All ears at listening post

Everything on the agenda at community consultation event TO anyone else at the Crook Street dog park last Saturday, it may have seemed odd that...

August 21, 2021

Book Week is back!

THE Children’s Book Council of Australia’s annual Book Week kicks off this Saturday, 21 August, with the nationwide celebration of the written word set...

August 20, 2021

Support group going above and beyond

ONE Bendigo woman is using her own experience coming out as transgender to build a statewide network of support for other trans and gender...

August 19, 2021

Employment precinct on the map

THE City of Greater Bendigo has purchased a piece of land south of Marong to establish the Bendigo Regional Employment Precinct. A total 155 hectares...

August 19, 2021

New exhibition brings female artists to the fore

A VISUAL feast is being served up at the Bendigo Art Gallery, with the latest exhibition bringing together the multidisciplinary works of sixteen female...

August 18, 2021

Beginners on board and in the bowl

ARE you looking to become Australia’s next Olympic skateboarder, but need a little more practice at the park first? A series of free, beginner friendly...