Top Coliban job open
Sharon Kemp
COLIBAN Water managing director Jeff Rigby will have to reapply for his position if he wishes to stay on with the water authority. This is his fifth year in the role and Mr Rigby brought Coliban’s financial result into the black for the first time in more than a decade last year thanks..
15-Jul-2016
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Marong hotel plans growth
Sharon Kemp
OWNERS of the Marong Family Hotel have applied to build a 15-room two-storey motel with six ground-level retail spaces next to the hotel based on demand from customers over their nine-year ownership. Robyn and Ross Lougoon hope to have started constuction within 12 months but are awaiting co..
15-Jul-2016
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Site work begins at Aspinall Street subdivision
Sharon Kemp
TREE felling started on an Aspinall Street housing development this week as the Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst prepares the ground for the first stage of its Golden Square subdivison, 29 lots of which will be on sale by the end of the year. As construction equipment tore through t..
15-Jul-2016
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Drone airspace rules to be relaxed
Sharon Kemp
THE state government has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars protecting flight paths for Air Ambulance Victoria but will have to rely on the common sense of drone owners not to fly in the airspace and disrupt emergency medical transport. There is evidence drone operators are unaware of th..
15-Jul-2016
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Flag raised for NAIDOC week
Bendigo Weekly
IT was telling that there was a surge in the numbers who attended the flag raising ceremony that marked the start of NAIDOC week this year in its 16th year in Bendigo. It told Aunty Georgie Jackson, whose late husband was a Dja Dja Wurrung man, that the gap is closing between indigneous and ..
08-Jul-2016
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Gold windfall for new firm
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO gold miner GBM Gold has recovered 62 ounces of gold from its newly acquired Bendigo gold operations worth $110,000 at yesterday’s Australian dollar gold price. The company announced the project update last Friday and four days later raised $800,000 by issuing 80 million shares ..
08-Jul-2016
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Adding colour to Ned Kelly
Dianne Dempsey
Whether you see Ned Kelly as our very own Robin Hood or dismiss him as a murdering thug, a visit to the Bendigo Art Gallery’s “Imagining Ned” will still provide an exciting and at times moving experience. The focus of the exhibition, Ned Kelly’s armour is among the most..
27-Mar-2015
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Mikado magic
Bendigo Weekly
Japanese experience takes centre stage this weekend. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, was first performed at the Savoy Theatre in London in 1885, but now it’s in Bendigo. Having delighted audiences for more than a century, it has inevitably spawned a number of imitations and has..
27-Mar-2015
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A new study in animal care
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo TAFE is now running animal studies and veterinary nursing courses – the first time these courses have been offered in central Victoria. Bendigo TAFE will offer Certificate II and III in Animal Studies and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. The courses have been positively rec..
27-Mar-2015
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Marist College opens
Bendigo Weekly
Marist College Bendigo will be officially opened and blessed at a ceremony beginning at 11.30am today. The first building of the Maiden Gully school accommodates Years 7 and 8 will be named the Montagne Centre, and will be opened by Brother Michael Green FMS, the National Director of Marist Sc..
27-Mar-2015
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City says farewell
Bendigo Weekly
MORE than 430 people packed into Bendigo’s historic Town Hall on Monday afternoon to celebrate the extraordinary life and achievements of former mayor Daryl McClure. Mr McClure’s place in this city’s proud history is assured, thanks largely to his efforts to protect, preser..
27-Mar-2015
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Girton students survive fall
Bendigo Weekly
A MINIBUS of year nine Girton Grammar students have had a rocky start to their compulsory hike. The bus went down an embankment en route to their five-day camp in Falls Creek yesterday afternoon. Girton Grammar School headmaster Matthew Maruff said no one had been injured in the incident. ..
24-Mar-2015
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Gibbons hits out over refugees
Federal Member for Bendigo, Steve Gibbons MP, has joined a call for the nation’s political leaders to stop using the plight of some of the world’s most desperate people for political advantage. Mr Gibbons was responding to a plea from Judi Moylan, the Liberal MP for Pearce, to end the ..
24-Mar-2011
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Bendigo Bank launches Cyclone Yasi appeal
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s philanthropic arm, Community Enterprise Foundation™ has launched the Cyclone Yasi Appeal. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s Queensland State Manager, Noel Jessup said the bank was pleased to be able to launch the appeal to assist communities affected by ..
14-Feb-2011
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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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Emmy Bryce: an indie jewel
Bendigo Weekly
Emmy Bryce is shining very brightly as one of indie pop's prize jewels. A breath of fresh air, Bryce's cheerful brand of 90s influenced alt-pop is imbued with a joy that is earning her many admirers, a legion of fans and some serious attention. Bryce has joined forces with fellow indie ..
02-Apr-2012
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King of the North: hard yards pay off
Ben Cameron
It’s not every day your side project manages to earn a Cold Chisel support, but that’s the pulling power of Melbourne’s Andrew Higgs. When he’s not fronting his main gig, the Andrew Higgs Band, there's his other, lesser known outfit, King of the North, who are startin..
02-Apr-2012
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Grand Perceptor make Groovin the Moo bill
Ben Cameron
Bendigo's terror rock specialists Grand Perceptor will be gracing the Groovin the Moo stage in 2012 after Triple J named them as one of the local bands to represent the region at this year's festival. They follow in the footsteps of The Bride Stripped Back who played GTM last year, alongside..
29-Mar-2012
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Luke Million: a tribute to Arnold
Ben Cameron
It was only made for “a bit of fun” but Luke Million’s Arnold has brought tongue-in-cheek disco back to the masses. Adelaide's Million aka Luke Godson says the song evolved into a tribute to the Austrian Oak, who’s been a big part of his life. “It was really..
29-Mar-2012
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Bendigo Folk Club helps put Mick Thomas on the right path
Ben Cameron
The Bendigo Folk Club has done it’s little bit to clear a new path for music legend Mick Thomas. Thomas played an intimate gig under the Queen Elizabeth Oval grandstand late in 2010, to around 80 people, but it left a lasting impression. “It’s probably the most importan..
28-Mar-2012
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Giving the gift of music
Ben Cameron
A brave Elmore woman has honoured her late husband by giving the gift of music. A few weeks ago the Bendigo Weekly reported Eileen Burke’s desire to donate her late husband Roy’s drum kit to a worthy home. And after receiving a stack of requests for the drums, Eileen has fina..
28-Mar-2012
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Bendigo to host Oceania's best
Joel Peterson
BENDIGO will play host to a massive two-week cycling festival in March, with the 2016 Oceania Road Championships set to add to the excitement of the Bendigo International Madison. Cycling Australia and the Oceania Cycling Federation recently made the announcement that Bendigo would host the ..
31-Dec-2015
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Call for action
Joel Peterson
BENDIGO Spirit star Kelsey Griffin is confident that she and her teammates will bounce back from a shock home loss to Melbourne when they tackle Sydney in a vital game on tonight. The Spirit fell to their second defeat at the hands of the Boomers in Bendigo last Saturday, going down 65-70 in..
18-Dec-2015
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Probert signs back with the Braves
Joel Peterson
KEVIN Probert is set to crack a major milestone in season 2016 with the Bendigo Bank Braves, after the club announced this week he would return to the fold for another SEABL campaign. Probert has played 239 SEABL games in Braves colours and will break through the 250 game barrier in season 2..
18-Dec-2015
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Murphy's milestone
Joel Peterson
ON the eve of his 200th division one game, Marong’s Richard Murphy says as long as he can still move he’ll keep playing the game he loves. Murphy chalks up the milestone in the Panthers’ Emu Valley Cricket Association clash with Golden Gully this weekend, further adding to ..
11-Dec-2015
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Stellar weekend has Spirit soaring
Bendigo Weekly
THEY are the WNBL’s in-form team, but the Bendigo Spirit are keeping things in check heading into a revenge clash with Melbourne on Saturday. Bendigo took two huge road wins in Queensland last weekend to improve to 11-5 on the season and move up to third on the ladder, riding a le..
11-Dec-2015
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Kelly makes it 300
Joel Peterson
To get to 300 games in any sport, you need a fair degree of luck along with countless hours of dedication and, of course, considerable skill. Bendigo Spirit guard Kelly Wilson has had plenty of good fortune in her career, especially in the form of the people she has shared her basketball jou..
11-Dec-2015
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A footy deal for netball, too
EARLIER this month, the AFL heralded a new $1.25 billion deal for the game’s broadcast rights, a deal that set in motion a string of claims and demands from players eager to secure a bigger slice of the pie. No one should deny players, who are more akin to modern day warriors than athletes, ..
26-May-2011
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Low point in broadcasting
THANKS for coming Neil. Bendigo gained very little from this week’s whistle-stop tour by high profile journalist Neil Mitchell. But we could end up losing a lot. Mr Mitchell broadcast his top rating 3AW program live from the Hargreaves Mall in the Bendigo CBD, a place he has described as..
20-May-2011
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Glanville on the courthouse
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20-May-2011
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Letters to the editor
Theatre project a winner I write in support of the development of the Sandhurst Theatre project at Bendigo Senior Secondary College. I amsupportive of the proposal because it exemplifies the very best of a school and community partnership. This is what governments dream of. I understand t..
20-May-2011
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Progress on go slow
THERE is a saying that goes something like this: The wheels of progress tuen slowly. Never has that been as true as in the two stories covered on page one and three of today’s Bendigo Weekly. The much-needed refurbishment of the Bendigo Courts, and the solution to the Mitchell Street bus c..
19-May-2011
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The Pedalling Padre
Greetings all. "Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." ~ Mother Teresa "A bend in the road is not the end..
17-May-2011
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