Local News

Detectives make breakthrough in cold case

Homicide Squad detectives have made a breakthrough in their cold case investigation into the 2008 death of Angela Bannister following the arrest of a man and woman in Echuca today. The pair, a 35-year-old woman and...

Two car collision in Bendigo

Paramedics have assessed a 42 year old man and a 6 year old boy after a 2-car collision in Bendigo. It happened near the corner of High and Violet streets this morning. Witnesses say a black Holden...

Police searching for missing teenager

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing teenager Zarah Woodford. The fourteen year old was last seen leaving her Kilmore home around 8 oclock yesterday morning. She was last seen wearing a red windcheater…...

Grants available for local sporting clubs

Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas is calling on local football and netball clubs to apply for the next round of Program grants. The program replaces and upgrades ageing facilities for footy and netball clubs in regional...

Inquest continues into death of inmate

An inquest continues today into the death in custody of a violent inmate at Loddon Prison in Castlemaine in 2016. The inquest heard evidence late yesterday that thirty five year old Hizer Ferman died from suffocation...

Police seeking witness over crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash northwest of Echuca. It’s understood a car was travelling on the Murray Valley Highway at Milnes Bridge just before midday yesterday, when it hit a tree and...

Police searching for Ethan Davis

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Ethan Davis. The 16-year-old was last seen in Yaldwyn Street in West Kyneton on 7 March. Ethan was last seen wearing a black paint-stained hoodie, dark...

Police reviewing licence

Police are going to review the licence of an 84-year-old woman after she crashed into a parked car in Kangaroo Flat yesterday. It happened in Aspinall St yesterday afternoon. The woman was trapped for a short time...

Inquest into death continues

An inquest continues today into the death of an inmate at Loddon Prison in Castlemaine three years ago. Gangland figure Hizir Ferman was in restricted medium security at the prison when he injured two guards during...

Hundreds walk for melanoma

Bendigo federal MP Lisa Chesters has joined hundreds of others in the city’s walk for melanoma. Ms Chesters says she was walking in memory of her friend Graham who had offered valuable support as she was...