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May 13, 2024

Sisters to sing stripped-back act

MELBOURNE-raised duo Vika and Linda Bull will be coming to the region next month, performing intimate versions of classic and lesser-known songs. Backed solely by...

April 28, 2024

Wainwright readies for Bendigo show

ECLECTIC Canadian-American singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright will be coming to the region next month as part of her first Australian tour since 2017. Wainwright will round...

March 14, 2024

Snapshot of celebrations past

THOUGH ChillOut came and went last week, more than a decade of festival activities are on display at Hepburn Springs until next month. In a...

March 4, 2024

Act to tour country-style classics

AN alt-country offshoot of one of Australia’s seminal indie bands are set to bring their sound to the region in support of their debut...

March 2, 2024

Health orgs call for disaster plan

VICTORIA’S coalition of community health services, operating under the banner of the Alliance of Rural and Regional Community Health, or ARRCH, are calling...

February 10, 2024

Help find Foster a home

Meet our ever so flamboyant and flawless Foster! One of the smoochiest cats we have available for adoption. He simply can't get enough of hoomans. The...

December 26, 2023

Effort aimed at getting new arrivals summer ready

WITH a drier summer now here, staff at Bendigo Community Health Services are seeking to help multicultural communities prepare for more intense bushfires. BCHS resources...

December 23, 2023

Santa set to visit Maiden Gully

THE big red man himself will be in Maiden Gully this Christmas Eve to deliver joy and lollies for children and families in the...

December 15, 2023

Support sought for regional businesses

MEMBERS of the Victorian Regional Chamber Alliance are calling on the State Government to support struggling businesses in rural communities. With factors like State Government...

November 25, 2023

Book to spotlight Chinese footy history

THE Chinese-Australian relationship with Aussie rules football and Bendigo’s place in its history is set to be celebrated with a book launch next week. On...

November 21, 2023

Carols to connect Maiden Gully community

CLASSIC Christmas carols are set to resound through the Maiden Gully Recreation Reserve as part of an annual event aimed at celebrating the season. Run...

November 17, 2023

Babies invited to connect with country

THE next generation of the Bendigo community were welcomed as part of a special ceremony hosted by the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation...

November 16, 2023

Grand garden to open for final time

WHETHER you’re a green thumb or not, a prominent garden featured on national screens will be opened to the public this weekend. As part of...

November 12, 2023

Songs to explore space and being

DURING her formative years, jazz musician Paige Duggan struggled to understand science and cosmology. Now with more than two decades of performing behind her, Duggan...

November 12, 2023

Kids comp to tell tales of bravery

SENIOR primary school students throughout the region are being invited to take part in Goldfields Libraries’ Courageous Kids Writing Competition. The initiative is calling on...

November 10, 2023

Region up for several tourism awards

THE state’s top tourism offerings have been named with the finalists for this year’s Victorian Tourism Awards announced. More than 90 nominees have been unveiled...

November 10, 2023

Fire season set to start

WITH a dryer and warmer summer ahead, the CFA’s declared fire danger period for the City of Greater Bendigo is set to commence later...

November 7, 2023

Artists to harvest community connection

VISUAL artist Ryan F Kennedy is looking to explore rural life through the creative process with his new project bringing together art, expression, community,...

November 2, 2023

Veteran folkie to explore influences

EAGLEHAWK-based musical storyteller Geoffrey W Graham is set to explore both his creative and national roots as part of Maldon Folk Festival this weekend. Putting...

October 31, 2023

Western score sounds Castlemaine bound

ABOUT six months on from their debut Castlemaine performance, a musical act devoted to reinterpreting the grainy twangs of Spaghetti Western soundtracks is set...

October 29, 2023

Medieval team set to expand

A MEDIEVAL combat team based in regional Victoria’s west is getting ready to grow with a Bendigo chapter launching next month. Established in Ballarat since...

October 27, 2023

Call for regional disaster relief

MEMBERS of Victoria’s regional peak body for community health are advocating to build greater disaster preparedness initiatives with support from the State Government. The chief...

October 24, 2023

Annual opening to celebrate ceramicists

CLAY shapers and potters in the Bendigo region and surrounds will soon invite people interested in the craft into their place of creativity as...

October 21, 2023

Such a beautiful boy!

Tabby the Tabby cat’s ideal home would be with a family who will love him, give him the attention he wants and all the...