Local News

Woman charged over alleged murder

Revelations today the body of a Ballarat woman was burned and wrapped in a sheet before it was discovered by police 300km away at Nambrok near Sale. 22 year old Shaye Kotiau has appeared in the...

Police searching for Zane East

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Zane East. There is a warrant to arrest the 22-year-old in relation to assault offences. East is known to frequent the Bendigo. Investigators have released an image of East...

Black Hill man due to be sentenced

A Black Hill man is expected to be sentenced today after he admitted to burglaries on Ballarat car washes and ramming a police car last July He is also accused of offences relating to drugs and...

Battle of the voice competition nominations open

Local singers are being invited to take part in the first Battle of the Voice competition in Bendigo. The competition will be held on Easter Sunday as part of the BendigoTAFE Easter Festival. The competition is open...

New website to assist with disabled parking

Bendigo now has a new independent parking website, to help people identify disabled parking bays that suit their needs. An Australian start-up company called Spot Parking has created the website for the Bendigo city centre, The website...

Number plate recognition police car dispatched

A police car with number plate recognition technology is now being used in Bendigo. Bendigo police are the first in Victoria to use the car. The car is the first of 221 units to be deployed across...

Two charged with murder in Ballarat

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 22-year-old man with murder following the suspicious disappearance of a Ballarat woman. The 31-year-old was last seen about 6.30am on Sunday at her home on Horwood Drive in Canadian. Investigators located...

Bushfire under control

A bushfire on Mount Alexander has been brought under control. The blaze was reported on Joseph Young Drive just after 2 this afternoon. At least 7 CFA and forest fire management vehicles have turned up. It was under...

Man charged following fatal collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have today charged a man following a fatal collision at Graytown last year. The collision occurred on 13 July on Heathcote-Nagambie Road, where a ute and SUV travelling in opposite directions...

Man charged over Bendigo crime spree released from prison

A  man involved in a crime spree across Bendigo and central Victoria has been freed from prison after more than a year in custody. The Bendigo Advertiser reports 22-year-old Jesse Ruff pleaded guilty in the Bendigo...