Local News

Planned burns in the region

Forest Fire Management Victoria has planned burns scheduled to take place on Wednesday October 23rd near St Arnaud and Redbank. The fires will commence at 10 a.m. and should be completed by 8pm. A 10 hectare fuel reduction...

Pyrenees council recycling changes

The Pyrenees Council is following the lead of Ballarat and Macedon Ranges, and asking locals to separate their glass from other recycling and take it to specific drop-off points. Glass can be dropped off free-of-charge at transfer...

Man in custody after evading police in Rochester

A man is in custody in Echuca after evading police near Rochester yesterday. The 28 year old handed himself in at Echuca Police Station last night, after police deployed a helicopter to search for a driver...

Man charged over death of Baynton couple

A man has been charged over the death of a Bayton couple earlier this month. Bruce and Lyn Anderson died at the scene on Sunbury Road in Bulla on October 10 after a two vehicle crash. A...

Police search for group over Heathcote plant theft

Police are searching for four people wanted over stealing plants in Heathcote last month. It's alleged the group stole a number of plants from the a rear car park of a supermarket on High Street around...

Avoca Cup win for Bendigo Trainer

A horse trained by Bendigo's Graham Browney has taken the feature race at the weekend's Avoca Cup with jockey Samual Payne . 7 year-old gelding Montauk is descended from Kiwi champ and two time Cox Plate...

Local Umpire wins top award

An umpiring leader from the Bendigo Umpires Association has been given one of the top gongs in country footy. Dean Goodridge has been awarded the Greg Sidebottom Memorial Umpire Coach of the Year Award. The Association says...

Regional Victoria making a property comeback

Latest quarterly house sale results from the Real Estate Institute show that regional Victoria is making a comeback, and prices are up by almost one per cent overall. The biggest change  in house prices has been in...