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Bendigo Football This Weekend

In Bendigo footy this weekend: Ladder leaders Golden Square host Eaglehawk for a top of the table clash from 2.20 tomorrow. Third placed Strathfieldsaye host Gisbourne. Kangaroo Flat take on Maryborough. Kyneton is up against Sandhurst and South Bendigo...

New Fun Activity in Bendigo Has Locals Rocking

Decorated rocks are popping up in parks and playgrounds of Bendigo! They are part of an increasingly popular game that is captivating children and adults alike. People paint small rocks and hide them and then...

Festival Of Failure Today

An event dubbed the "FESTIVAL OF FAILURE" is coming to BENDIGO today. It's designed to help people feel confident about whatever challenges they want to take on. Guest speakers include weatherman Rob Gell and Annika Smethurst from...

Women In Football Round

The Maryborough Castlemaine league will hold its women in football round this weekend, along with the Ballarat and Riddell football league. Clubs will be using pink Sherrin footballs and pink netballs in all senior games. Organisers say...

Cardinal To Keep Roll At Football Club

George Pell will keep his honorary AFL role at Richmond as he faces child sex allegations in court next week. Tigers boss Brendon Gale has released a statement, confirming the Ballarat-born Cardinal still has strong links...

House Fire In Walmer

An early morning house fire at Walmer near Maldon is now under control. It was first reported around a quarter-to-5 in Fogertys Gap Road near Sinclairs Lane. At least 2 CFA crews turned up and was under...

Community Urged To Have A Say

Locals who want to have their say at a community-cabinet style event next month are being encouraged to get to a couple of workshops to thrash out their issues. The Loddon Mallee Regional Assembly will see...

Stronger Language Towards Women

A Bendigo councilor says women in public office cop harsher language from the public. During a speech at a gender equity strategy, Yvonne Wigglesworth has said interactions with the public were not respectful or tolerant. The Eppalock...

IBAC Investigation Continues

The partner of a senior V/Line official is under the microscope in an IBAC investigation into fraudulently-enrolled students at TAFEs in Bendigo and Warrnambool. Nicola Spiers was appointed Timetable Project Director at V/Line and the corruption...

Emergency Meeting Today

Councillors in the Central Goldfields Shire are having an emergency meeting behind closed doors today to decide whether their CEO of 27-years should be stood down. Mark Johnston is facing Maryborough Magistrates Court on August 31st...