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Shops sold on extra hours
Christine McGinn
CAFES, restaurants and businesses could open their doors longer under Greater Bendigo council’s vision for “visitor-friendly” trading hours. Council’s draft Economic Development Strategy 2014-2020 wants more businesses to cater to the increasing local and visitor demand..
19-Jul-2014
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Lay backs mosque
Bendigo Weekly
VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has criticised the anti-Muslim sentiment in the Bendigo mosque debate. In recognising the contribution of Muslims to Victoria, and to mark Ramadan, Commissioner Lay singled out the mosque debate. “I am proud to be part of the Victorian commu..
19-Jul-2014
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New pavilion on show - VIDEO
Christine McGinn
Bendigo’s newest $3.38 million pavilion is open for business, hosting the Australian Wool and Sheep Show this weekend. Deputy Premier Peter Ryan opened the new Bendigo Events and Exhibition Complex at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds today. Mr Ryan lead rams into the official launch of t..
18-Jul-2014
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Sounds recording makes history
Steve Kendall
One of the earliest surviving sound recordings made in Australia was recorded in Bendigo. The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in Canberra has a wax cylinder which was recorded in Bendigo about 1904. The two-minute recording is of Albert Henry Randall, secretary of the Quarry H..
18-Jul-2014
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Home and picket fence
Bendigo Weekly
Sutherland Property will offer a three bedroom period home in Drought Street for auction on Saturday morning. The renovated weatherboard property is in one of Bendigo’s most idyllic locations, close to the CBD, Rosalind Park, View Street, local schools and the hospital precinct. The h..
18-Jul-2014
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Hicks appeals life sentence
Bendigo Weekly
Harley Hicks will appeal his life-sentence for the murder of Zayden Veal-Whitting. The Supreme Court has received an application for leave to appeal his sentence which was handed down on June 13 this year. Mr Hicks was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 32 years for the mur..
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Shaun Tan wins international award
Australia’s most celebrated children’s book illustrator/writer Shaun Tan has added one of the world’s most lucrative prizes to his list of awards. Tan will receive the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, worth approximately $760,000, in Sweden at the end of May. The judges ca..
29-Mar-2011
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Gig guide
Friday, March 18 Basement Bar Rowan Blackmore and Band 9pm, FREE Newmarket Hotel Tony, Shaggs and Special Guest 9pm Bridge Hotel Soulchild 9pm, FREE Theatre Royal Rosie Flores and band featuring Ash Davies and Rick Plant 8pm, $33 Old Hepburn Hotel Untapped 8..
25-Mar-2011
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Epic territory
Her large-scale drawings hang floor-to-ceiling, often in multiple panels and two to three metres wide. They take her several weeks to create. Her small frame is dwarfed by lengths of paper which she crawls over, her images taking shape under her hand. Moreover, Noela’s images are of epic lan..
25-Mar-2011
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Arthur Guy Memorial Prize 2011
Rosemary Sorensen There is a fair amount of apocalyptic envisioning represented in the 36 works hung for this year's Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. But not as much as you might expect, even if this work was painted in the year preceding major and unprecedented floods and earthquakes. There..
24-Mar-2011
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ART vs Science
Australian electronic pop trio Art vs. Science are ever-strengthening their hold on the Australian music scene, with successful single following successful single, and now finally, a debut album, The Experiment. Reviews have been a mixed bag and some of the songs on the album are very, very stra..
24-Mar-2011
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Hall Pass
Movie: Hall Pass (MA) Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis THE majority of the romantic comedy Hall Pass follows the Hollywood formula of its genre that has worked and not worked for countless of similar movies. However, the only factor that makes this predominantly unexciting project diff..
24-Mar-2011
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Prime position
Joel Peterson
After a win against Adelaide Lightning last weekend, the Bendigo Spirit sit on top of the Women’s National Basketball League Ladder with nine wins and one loss. They aren’t safe at the forefront of the league though, with reigning premiers Dandenong breathing down their neck &nd..
30-Nov-2012
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Winners show stamina
Bendigo Weekly
Reigning Cafe Roubaix Summer Series champion Darren Lapthorne took out the series’ second Symes Motors Skoda A-Grade race last Sunday at the Mayfair Park circuit. Lapthorne, the 2007 Australian road race champion, beat out race one winner Zak Dempster with young gun Sam Crome rounding out t..
29-Nov-2012
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Harrower looks for improvement
Bendigo Weekly
Despite his team sitting atop the WNBL ladder, Bendigo Bank Spirit coach Bernie Harrower, believes his side still has plenty of room for improvement. The Spirit have the best record in the WNBL at eight wins and one loss and will be looking to add another game to the win column when they take on ..
23-Nov-2012
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City serves up a winner
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO has been chosen as the host of the prestigious International Table Tennis Federation Oceania Cup and Championships for the next three years. The 2013 Oceania Cup set to take place at the Bendigo Stadium from June 30 to July 2. The Oceania Cup is the marquee event of table tennis in the O..
23-Nov-2012
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Face-off at QEO
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON A week after local cricket returned to the Queen Elizabeth Oval some of the state’s best with bat and ball will take to the QEO pitch this Saturday. Players from Victorian Premier Cricket sides Carlton, St Kilda and Melbourne Uni will face off in three Twenty20 matches as ..
23-Nov-2012
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Leaving the lake in their wake
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Lake Eppalock will come alive this weekend with the running of the Victorian Speed Boat Club’s 2012 Lake Eppalock Gold Cup. It is the third meeting the club has held since conditions returned to being suitable for racing around 18 months ago, and this weekend the prestig..
22-Nov-2012
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