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December 15, 2023

Firefighters recognised for their service

SIX members of the Heathcote Fire Brigade received service awards last weekend at a presentation event held at the Heathcote Bowling Club. Firefighters Nick Psaila...

December 15, 2023

Rocking a great cause

YOUNG and old sang, danced and opened their wallets at the Very Gami Christmas fundraiser for Loki’s Lodge animal rescue and rehabilitation last weekend. More...

December 15, 2023

Transition prepares students for 2024

TWENTY new students attended Heathcote Primary School on Statewide Transition Day this week. At the same time, grade six students visited their respective 2024 high...

December 15, 2023

Uni scholarships aim to help studying

FIRST time tertiary students under twenty-five years of age are being offered the opportunity to apply for a four-thousand-dollar scholarship to assist in their...

December 15, 2023

Heathcote hearts in good hands

HEATHCOTE residents honed their CPR skills recently at a stall run by Ambulance Victoria at the Lions Market. Approximately 80 people attended the location where...

December 15, 2023

Pub church goes on tap

MEMBERS of the Heathcote Community Home Church and locals gathered at Palling Bros Brewery last weekend in a special service to celebrate the birth...

December 8, 2023

Nagle Centre at Holy Rosary officially opened

FEDERAL Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, was the guest of honour at the official opening the Nagle Centre at Holy Rosary School on Monday...

December 8, 2023

Christmas spirit lives on at the post office

ALTHOUGH the grinches at Australia Post’s head office have discontinued Santa mailboxes, staff at Heathcote Post Office are ensuring kids’ letters will all be...

December 8, 2023

A magical afternoon at Heathcote Health Aged Care

MAGICIAN Cath Jamison delighted residents at Heathcote Health Aged Care recently with her comedy and illusion show. The event was part of the Victorian Seniors...

December 8, 2023

A focus on giving this Christmas

CHILDREN at Heathcote Primary School are focussing on giving this Christmas as they participate in a reverse advent project. Rather than a traditional advent calendar,...

December 8, 2023

Pool operators seek to make a splash this festive season

THE Heathcote community is being encouraged to open their hearts and cupboards this month to provide joy for those in need over the festive...

December 8, 2023

Lakeside farm a lifeline for animals in need

DANIELLE Press didn’t set out to turn her eighty-acre property into an animal rescue farm but she now rehomes up to one hundred animals...

December 8, 2023

Local paddlers raise funds for Flying Doctor

RAISING funds for Royal Flying Doctor Service Community Transport, Mary Beedle and Michelle Mclachlan recently participated in the Massive Murray Paddle. The annual MMP is...

December 1, 2023

Achievements marked at Heathcote Health

AGED care associate nurse unit manager Greg Reilly was awarded Heathcote Health Employee of the Year for 2022/23 at last week’s annual general meeting. Mr...

December 1, 2023

Heathcote joins lifesaving program

IN a targeted effort to boost cardiac arrest survival rates, Heathcote is set to be one of the newest locations part of the of...

December 1, 2023

Big smiles on dials at Smiles Day

FOLLOWING last weekend’s successful Smiles Day, organisers are already looking forward to next year. Held at Barrack Reserve on Saturday, the event was a joint...

December 1, 2023

Support on show at Pancare high tea

ORGANISERS of a high tea held at the RSL Hall last Sunday in support of Pancare said they were delighted with the amount raised. One...

December 1, 2023

Bowls club backed with Federal funds

FEDERAL Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, visited Heathcote Bowling Club last week to unveil a new project funded under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities...

December 1, 2023

Christmas fundraising for rescued animals

IN a special Christmas performance at Palling Bros Brewery, the Gami Gami Devils will soon help to raise funds in support of Loki’s Lodge...

December 1, 2023

Pure gold at fun and fitness

THE Spanish word for party is Zumba and instructor Mel Andrew loves to incorporate as much fun as she can into her Zumba Gold...

November 24, 2023

Honours for Mia Mia CFA members

FOUR CFA Life Membership medals were awarded when Mia Mia Fire Brigade held their pre-fire season presentation night recently. Commander Dean Simmons and brigade administrative...

November 24, 2023

Milestone achievement for RFDS community transport

PEOPLE involved with the Royal Flying Doctor Service Community Transport program have simultaneously celebrated the expansion of the service at events across Victoria last...

November 24, 2023

Accolades for local French restaurant

RECENTLY awarded Regional Restaurant of the Year by the Age Good Food Guide, Chauncy has made Heathcote a popular destination for food. The owners Louis...

November 24, 2023

New mayor and deputy for Mitchell Shire

Mitchell Shire has a new mayor with Cr Louise Bannister elected in to the role last week. At the same time Cr Nathan Clark was...