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Over $1.4 million to go to St Peters School

  More than $1.4 million has been announced for St Peters School in Bendigo North. The funding is through the federal government's Capital Grants Program. It will be used to refurbish the library into an art and...

Working from home may bring more residents to Bendigo

  More people could head to Bendigo over coming decades as they continue to work from home. It was a trend that started during the pandemic, as Victorians looked for a change. However research has found up to...

Local couples big win

  Brunch at a local cafe for a Bendigo couple has proven to be life changing. The pair received a call from Tatts officials, telling them they had won over $800,000. They initially didn't believe it, but...

Scam Alert

  A Central Victorian council has issued a scam alert. Macedon Ranges council says its been made aware that some residents have received phone calls from scammers claming to be from the shire asking for personal information. The...

Reduced demands at Covid testing sites

  Locals needing to get a COVID test in Maryborough will now need to head to Florence Lane which opens at 10.00 am on Saturday 20 November.  Maryborough District Health is moving testing back to one site...

Domestic Animal Management Plan Draft for Review

  You can now have your say on the Bendigo Council Draft Domestic Animal Management Plan. During September the City's invited the community to share their ideas for how Council can create an environment for pets, people,...

Axedale Golf Club burgled

  Police are investigating a burglary at the Axedale Golf Club. They believe offenders got into the business early yesterday morning taking off with keys and a small amount of cash. Anyone with information's urged to call Bendigo...

Junortoun’s first stage of major works underway

  Major works at the Mercy Junortoun sports precinct are underway. The investment, worth close to $25 million, will see a state-of-the-art junior sporting hub created with irrigated sports fields and other facilities for cricket, footy, soccer,...

Election of Golden Plains Shire Mayor

  The Golden Plains Shire has a new Mayor. Gavin Gamble will take over the top job, replacing Helena Kirby who'll stay on as deputy. Councillor Gamble was voted-in at a meeting in Bannockburn on Tuesday night. QUOTE: Mayor Cr...

Bendigo has recorded low COVID-19 numbers

  Bendigo has recorded 2 new cases. The Active tally is 161. Elsewhere, Ballarat has recorded just 1 new case in the past 24 hours - the active tally is 29. Moorabool has 4 cases. It comes as Victoria...