Local News

Bendigo Spirit suffer seventh loss

The Bendigo Spirit has suffered their seventh straight loss this season. In yesterday’s WNBL match up, the local sporting team took on the Adelaide Lightning. Despite being boosted by the return of Abby Wehrung, the Spirit were...

Wycheproof police join roadside drug testing trial

Officers in Skipton/Wycheproof will be able to conduct roadside drug tests from today as part of a new trial across western Victoria. The three month trial is part of a wider effort to curb the number...

Bendigo braces for scorching temperatures

With the mercury set to soar in Bendigo this week, a heat health alert has been issued for parts of Victoria. Temperatures in the Mallee and North Central regions will climb into the 40s this week,...

Bendigo police take part in state-wide industrial action

Bendigo police will today join hundreds of officers around Victoria in taking industrial action to demand better pay. Local officers will be flashing their lights along roads to warn drivers of speed cameras, and will also...

Police searching for missing woman

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Bendigo woman Justine McMahon. The 25-year-old was last seen at a residence in Havelin Street, East Bendigo about 3am this morning. Police and family have concerns for...

Series of fires in the Bendigo and Elmore areas

Detectives from Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit are investigating following a series of grass fires Friday. Emergency services were called to two fires in the vicinity of Lanmore Road and Elmore-Barnadown Road, Avonmore about 3.30pm on 13...