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March 27, 2024

New doctor to support hospital expansion

THE oncology department at St John of God Bendigo has grown its capacity to treat cancer patients with the appointment of a new oncologist. Dr...

March 26, 2024

Art Show has something for everyone

THE Town Hall is set to host the annual Easter Art Show, which has been organised by the Rotary Club of Bendigo for more...

March 23, 2024

Healthy habits the topic at neighbourhood centre

ANOTHER instalment of Chatty Café is scheduled at Long Gully Neighbourhood Centre (LGNC) next week with a focus this time on healthy living. Representatives for...

March 22, 2024

Letting the flag fly with Pride

BENDIGO Pride Festival is in full swing with a week of celebrations down and only a few more days to go. To launch the festival,...

March 22, 2024

Volunteers help disaster recovery effort

MORE than two-hundred volunteers have been working in Rochester since early March to help the community recover from flood damage. Run by Disaster Relief Australia...

March 22, 2024

Bendigo Theatre Company honours lifetime member

THE Bendigo Theatre Company revealed the name of their black box theatre last week to the applause of thespians and community leaders. After several years...

March 12, 2024

Quilts on display at Easter exhibition

IN what has become a biennial tradition, Bendigo and District Quilters is preparing their display of more than 100 handmade quilts as part of...

March 2, 2024

Food relief providers receive federal funding boost

LOCAL food and emergency relief providers will share in additional funding from the Federal Government to support demand for their services.

The $14.4 million dollar...

March 1, 2024

Local sports night of nights

THE All Seasons sparkled last week with the light of some of the town’s brightest and best sporting elite.

Friday evening saw the Bendigo Sports...

February 26, 2024

Curious minds cultivated at Discovery


A CLUB for girls to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM, launched at the Discovery Science and Technology...

February 25, 2024

The beer is trash and the music bites


A DISUSED take away shopfront on High Street, Eaglehawk has become a haven for counterculture.

Trash Cult started as a record store...

February 24, 2024

Shoe shop shutters after 94 years


PALL MALL institution Colliers Shoes is closing after close to a century of service to the town.

Owner, Kristian Wenckowski, bought the...

February 24, 2024

Find something new at the Lost Trades Fair

THE Lost Trades Fair is set to return to the Bendigo Jockey Club this March for the festival’s fourth iteration of bringing past arts,...

February 24, 2024

The buzz on where that honey comes from


THE bees of Bendigo have been busy with jars of Collins Honey popping up in local IGA’s, petrol stations, and even in...

February 22, 2024

Gold mine open to the community

THIS weekend, Fosterville Goldmine will open the gates to the family members of employees and the wider community.

“It’s there for the community to come...

February 20, 2024

Bendigo named top town

HOTEL booking website Wotif has named Bendigo as the 2024 Aussie Town of the Year, bringing the title back to Victoria for the first...

February 17, 2024

Easter Festival program revealed

THE program for this year’s Bendigo Easter Festival was announced this week and it’s chock-a-block with activities. Events will take place all over the city...

February 16, 2024

Good Friday funds bound for regions

MONEY raised during the annual Good Friday Appeal will now have even more impact with the announcement the funds will be shared with regional...

February 14, 2024

Lonely hearts inspire real world love

MORE than three million Australians use apps like Tinder or Hinge to connect, but a recent move away from swiping has opened the door...

February 13, 2024

Can count goes up

LOCAL container deposit depots have maintained a place in the top ten sites in the state. As of 2 February, Bendigo’s return points have processed...

February 10, 2024

Amateur apiary: a sweet way to spend your days

HOWEVER it’s enjoyed, on crumpets, in tea, from a spoon, honey is a pantry mainstay. Jamie Trimby is a local backyard beekeeper and member of...

February 10, 2024

Ribbon cut on MP’s new office

A CELEBRATION was had by the National Party last week with the opening of their new Northern Victoria electorate office. Upper house MP for Northern...

January 31, 2024

Cultures to share languages, traditions and food

A NEW tradition is in the making with the third annual Bendigo Latin Festival set to take place in March. The festival was started by...

January 30, 2024

Solar conference to power up

SOLAR installers from across the state will gather in Bendigo for their annual conference later this year. The two-day event is an opportunity for industry...