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Strathdale motorists slow down
Bendigo Weekly
Motorists are being warned traffic conditions on Condon Street are changing as construction starts on the new supermarket. Significant road and kerbing works will disrupt traffic, while developers make way for a left turning lane for customers to enter the centre, at the corner of Condon Stre..
24-Feb-2014
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Yammer unites professionals
Bendigo Weekly
An interactive social network has been set up for professionals living with a disability to get active online. Greater Bendigo and Loddon Shire Inclusive Communities Team invites residents and their supporters to log onto Yammer and share information. Greater Bendigo director community wel..
24-Feb-2014
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Lakes record high levels of toxic algae
Bendigo Weekly
High levels of toxic blue-green algae have again been detected at Lake Tom Thumb and Kennington Reservoir. Environmental Health and local laws manager Susannah Milne said locals are advised to avoid any contact with the water at the lakes. “A lack of inflow and ongoing warm temperatur..
24-Feb-2014
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Ex-mayor ordered to apologise
Anthony Radford
GREATER Bendigo councillor Lisa Ruffell will be forced to publicly apologise to two fellow councillors next month after a State Government panel made a finding of misconduct against her. The Councillor Conduct Panel found Cr Ruffell breached Greater Bendigo’s Code of Conduct seven time..
22-Feb-2014
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Pokies have impact
Christine McGinn
COMMUNITY concerns about the costs of electronic gaming machines is reflected in the social and economic impacts to the city, according to an independent report. Greater Bendigo gamblers are set to lose about $48 million this financial year on poker machines, three million more than last year. ..
22-Feb-2014
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Cyclists in Madison sponsorship coup
Peter Kennedy
A group of passionate Bendigo cyclists has broken new ground by taking out a corporate sponsorship of one of the 16 teams expected to contest next month's Bendigo International Madison. The group, which calls themselves TASR, includes a diverse range of everyday enthusiasts united in their l..
21-Feb-2014
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Sport legends unite for John Forbes tribute
AMONG the many high-profile sporting celebrities at the John Forbes Tribute luncheon at the Kangaroo Flat Sports Club yesterday was Olympic great Herb Elliott. A gold medal winner in the 1500 metres at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Elliott flew in from Coffs Harbour where he now lives but still k..
15-Feb-2011
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Have you got the right gear?
THE electronic age has such a strong hold on the control of anything mechanical. A microchip can operate almost anything that opens and shuts or need meticulous timing. It stands to reason that it was not going to be long before the two largest cycling group-set makers – Shimano and Ca..
14-Feb-2011
12:00am
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St Kilda great blasts club culture
ONE of St Kilda’s favourite sons used the backdrop of a fundraiser lunch in Bendigo to attack the culture of his former club. Neil Roberts played 169 games for the Saints between 1952-1962 during which time he won a Brownlow Medal and also captained his club. He was inducted into St Kild..
14-Feb-2011
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