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About: Sophie Founé

Posts by: Sophie Founé

March 4, 2024

Apprentices celebrated

AN apprentice from Quarry Hill was one of three recognised for outstanding work at Master Builders Victoria’s Regional Apprentice Awards Bendigo. Fourth year carpentry student...

March 3, 2024

Flood recovery still in full swing

PARTS of North Central Victoria that were flooded in January may now have been baked dry by the sun, but efforts repair damage are...

March 1, 2024

Meet the royal fundraisers

A BENDIGO family are gathering public support as they prepare for an eight-day drive from Victoria to Queensland to raise money for Variety. Each year,...

February 26, 2024

CWA to host talk for International Women’s Day

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day is set for Friday 8 March and the Country Women’s Association’s Bendigo Northern Group is among several community organisations getting involved...

February 24, 2024

Walking tours inspired by history

SOPHIE FOUNÉ LAST Sunday a Bendigo historian led a group tour at what was a very lucrative mining site towards the end of the nineteenth...

February 24, 2024

Art sought for Rotary’s annual Easter show

ARTISTS in the region and beyond are being invited to submit their work to Rotary’s Bendigo’s Easter Art Show. Last year, the exhibition showcased more...

February 23, 2024

Pride fest full of highlights

THE program for this year’s Bendigo Pride Festival has been released and there’s lots to look forward to. One of the main attractions in 2024...

February 21, 2024

Art from a time of radical change in Paris soon on show

A NEW exhibition showcasing artwork from a Parisian museum’s collection will be coming to town soon.

Paris: Impressions of Life 1880-1925 will feature 170...

February 20, 2024

Sustainable fashion market returns

AFTER two successful pop-up markets by Second Chance Bendigo, a third event for pre-loved clothes will be held at Town Hall on Saturday...

February 20, 2024

Hospital adds lower cost maternity service

PRIVATE child birthing service provider St John of God Bendigo has launched a new maternity care model. Called ‘Joy’, the midwife-led model will be offered...

February 17, 2024

Pride boss reflects on event leadership

BENDIGO Pride’s festival director of the past five years is at the helm of the program for one last hurrah before he will pass...

February 16, 2024

How to kerb bin contamination

DO you know what can and cannot go in the City of Greater Bendigo’s green organics bins? Even though it’s been a few weeks since...

February 15, 2024

Music alive and kicking for a good cause

EIGHT local bands partly made up of cancer survivors will be taking to the stage for a fundraising event supporting those living with...

February 14, 2024

Play to shine light on grandparents

A NEW Australian musical comedy celebrating grandparenthood is set to hit the road this winter.  The Grandparents Club, written by author...

February 13, 2024

Holiday program gets award nomination

BENDIGO Health is a finalist for the State’s 2023 Volunteering Awards.   The organisation nominated itself for the Volunteering Innovation Award for its...

February 12, 2024

Fun run returns in support of hospital

THIS year’s annual Bendigo Ford Fun Run is expected to be the biggest and best yet with more than two thousand participants to...

February 12, 2024

Scholarships granted to rural students

SEVEN students from rural Victoria about to start their tertiary education have been awarded scholarships by dairy industry researcher and benefactor the Gardiner...

February 12, 2024

No excuses for dumping tyres

ACCORDING to environmental authorities, too many people like to illegally dump tyres on public land in Victoria.  More than 2700 vehicle tyres...

February 12, 2024

New space for teachers to relax

A LOCAL meditation practitioner has developed a class specifically for school teachers.   Bridget Allan, of Lotus Reflections, said she had heard how...

February 9, 2024

Dragons fire up Lunar New Year

THE Lunar New Year starts this Saturday and signifies the beginning of the Year of the Dragon.   Bendigo history includes a rich...

February 5, 2024

Zonta awards open for submissions

NOMINATIONS for a scholarship and an award by the Zonta Club of Bendigo are now able to be submitted. The club is offering the $750...

February 3, 2024

Rotary donation a ray of sunshine

A CHARITY which distributes baby and children's items has received a five-thousand-dollar donation from Bendigo and Bendigo South Rotary clubs.   Founder and...

February 3, 2024

Group helps bereaved stand together

FAMILY of loved ones who have passed away have found community with each other through a walking group facilitated by Bendigo Health. The group meet...

February 3, 2024

Students explore tertiary options

PRIOR to the start of the school year, Year 12 students from Girton Grammar attended a two-day Victorian Certificate of Education conference in Melbourne. While...