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June 16, 2024

A great start for junior footballers

AFTER recent Auskick cancellations due to bad weather, children ranging in ages from five to twelve enjoyed fun in the sun last week. The sessions...

June 16, 2024

Moving and grooving

HEATHCOTE Community House, Healthy Loddon Campaspe and Capture Your Essence are inviting children aged three-to-five and six-to-twelve to try yoga. The Move, Groove and Stretch...

June 15, 2024

Every picture tells a story

ARTIST John Daniels has been a prolific painter since retiring and is currently exhibiting some of his work at the Heathcote Winery Gallery. Daniels moved...

June 14, 2024

Free, accessible ways to be active

TWO activations aimed at encouraging incidental and affordable physical activity in Heathcote were launched last week. The Heathcote Wonderwalk and Active Heathcote booklet were launched...

June 14, 2024

Lions give to help tennis club repairs

THANKS to a generous donation from the local Lions Club, the Heathcote Tennis Club are a step closer to completing repairs to their clubrooms. The...

June 10, 2024

A solution to the laundry blues

BUSY mums in the Heathcote area have a new service to help with those endless mounds of washing. Costerfield resident Sara Vella Gwin recently started...

June 9, 2024

Learn the Japanese art of Kokedama

ANYONE interested in learning about the Japanese art of Kokedama is invited to join a workshop at the Heathcote Community House on Saturday 15...

June 8, 2024

For women, children and families

FORMED in 1928, the Country Women's Association of Victoria is still going strong with both day and night groups in Heathcote. Both groups are active...

June 7, 2024

Major funding boost for Heathcote Civic Precinct

FEDERAL Government funding of more than two million dollars has been allocated to the Heathcote Civic Precinct project. A further $1 million from a Victorian...

June 7, 2024

Celebrating positive behaviour

HOLY Rosary School launched their School Wide Positive Behaviour Support Framework last week with a fun-filled community celebration. Families and community members joined staff and...

June 7, 2024

COVID caution for community safety

AS a precaution, the Victorian Department of Health has instructed Health Services and Aged Care providers to move to Stage 2 of the Health...

June 2, 2024

Pickleball growing in popularity

FOLLOWING a successful come-and-try pickleball event earlier this month, the Heathcote Tennis Club are holding regular pickleball sessions twice weekly.

June 1, 2024

Sharing hobbies over coffee and a chat

PYALONG Neighbourhood House is seeking interest in reviving their Knit and Knatter group. The group folded during COVID-19, and recently a number of people have...

May 31, 2024

things you can’t miss at Heathcote on Show!

THERE is something for everyone at this year's Heathcote on Show to be held over the King's Birthday weekend. This year there will be more...

May 31, 2024

Australia Post delivers grant to SES

SES Heathcote Unit will soon purchase a new defibrillator with a two thousand-dollar grant from Australia Post. The unit was nominated for a People of...

May 31, 2024

New Changing Place for Heathcote and Elmore

THE City of Greater Bendigo has commenced construction of a new $210,000 Changing Place in Heathcote and new $520,000 accessible public toilet facilities and...

May 25, 2024

Putting on a show for the King’s Birthday

LOCALS and visitors will gather once again on the King's Birthday Weekend for the annual Heathcote on Show event, to explore, taste and enjoy. With...

May 24, 2024

Celebrating volunteers

VOLUNTEERS were acknowledged during National Volunteer Week this week. On Wednesday, community members were invited to wear orange for Wear Orange Wednesday to thank SES...

May 18, 2024

High Tea for special women at Holy Rosary

HOLY Rosary Primary School celebrated Mother's and Special Women's Day with a High Tea at the school last week. It was the 56th year the...

May 17, 2024

Heathcote alive with the sound of music

AFTER being cancelled twice due to COVID outbreaks, the Heathcote Health Sound of Music Extravaganza finally went ahead on Monday.

May 17, 2024

Carrying the torch for community spirit

FOLLOWING the successful Community Games last month, the HCH Heathcote Community Games Torch Relay has begun. The torch will visit groups, organisations, businesses and members...

May 11, 2024

Pickleball a hit in Heathcote

LOCALS and club members attended the inaugural Come and Try Pickleball session held at the Heathcote Tennis Club last weekend. Pickleball is a hybrid of...

May 10, 2024

Uniting the community

A GROUP of volunteers at Heathcote District Uniting Church say there is such a thing as a free lunch. Every two months they invite community...

May 10, 2024

Remembering the past

AFTER attending a friend's funeral in August 2007, a group of Heathcote couples decided to meet up for a meal. From that gathering, the group...