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More staff on the way for Bendigo Health

Bendigo Health will soon have over 20 new staff thanks to funding from the state government. The hospital has begun recruiting for staff in oncology, cardiology, and haematology, which will help deliver an extra 15,000 appointments...

Spike in thefts from vehicles in Macedon Ranges

Locals in the Macedon Ranges are being reminded to lock their vehicles following an increase in thefts from cars in the region. Police say the majority of thefts have come from unlocked cars, and note that...

Truck rollover all clear in Lockwood

Traffic on the Calder Alternative is now back to normal after a truck rollover at Lockwood. The semi trailer carrying citrus from Robinvale tipped on its side the the Lockwood Rd intersection at 10.23 this morning. Police...

Young Bendigo athletes receive federal government grants

Yesterday, 21 young locals were recognised for their sporting achievements after receiving grants from the federal govenrment. Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, joined those who received the Local Sporting Champions grants in a ceremony yesterday...

La Trobe University sets zero emissions target

La Trobe University has set themselves an ambitious target, all in the name of doing their bit to help the environment. The university is aiming to be completely carbon neutral by 2029, but that timeline is...

Bendigo's Royal Tram for sale

If you've ever wanted to get your hands on a piece of history, now's your chance. The Royal Tram has officially been listed for sale after the Bendigo Tramways board meeting. With an asking price between $70,000 -...

Campaspe Shire Council name new CEO

Campaspe Shire Council has appointed its new CEO. Declan Moore was announced yesterday as the new Chief Executive for the Shire, and currently works as a regional director in Ireland's health sector. Mayor Cr Adrian Weston has...

Police investigating robbery in Echuca

Campaspe Crime Investigation Unit is investigating a robbery in Echuca on 20 August. Police were called to the business on Hare Street following reports of a robbery at 8.55am. It’s understood an unknown male entered the business...

Overdue rates notices on rise

There's been a rise in the number of overdue rates in the City of Greater Bendigo. More than 3,000 properties had outstanding rates as of the end of the financial year. That represents more than 3 million...