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Jeanswest to survive

In positive news for bricks and mortar retail it appears that troubled fashion brand Jeans West will survive. Administrators say a buyer has been found for the chain with almost 1000 jobs saved and 146 stores...

Wet Wipes blamed for sewage spill

WET WIPES flushed down toilets  are being blamed for a 10-THOUSAND-litreSEWERAGE SPILL into the CAMPASPE  RIVER ...at KYNETONColiban Water says the waste overflowed  from a sewer maintenance holebehind MILL STREET,The Environment Protection Authority  is monitoring...

Castlemaine Train Pilot identified

The CASTLEMAINE  train pilot who was killed alongside the driver  in aderailment at WALLAN  .... has now been IDENTIFIED SAM MEINTANIS worked as a track protection officer for railcompany PROGRAMMEDThe recovery of the XPT  train...

Body found in Gunbower

Police have found  the body of a man on a property at Gunbower this afternoon.The body is yet to be formally identified, but Police believe it to be 49 year old Michael Allitt who vanished after...

Missing Gisborne girl

Gisborne Police are on the lookout for a 13-year-old girl who may have headed to Riddells Creek or Kyneton  Chloe Files was last seen at  4.40 yesterday afternoon riding a green mountain bike on Watson Road,...

Castlemaine train pilot identified

The Castlemaine train pilot who was killed alongside the driver in a derailment at Wallan has now been identified. Sam Meintanis worked as a track protection officer for rail company Programmed for 14 years, and is being...

Bendigo Cyclist Stars in Europe

A solid result for Bendigo cyclist Jack Haig taking the podium in secondposition in Spain.The 5 day Ruta del Sol tested Haig... who moved from third to secondfollowing the time trial.He finished in the top...

Big changes ahead  for this  year's BENDIGO EASTER FAIR

Big changes ahead  for this  year's BENDIGO EASTER FAIRThe Awakening of the Dragon and the  Torchlight Procession has been moved toEASTER SUNDAY..APRIL 12 ..  with fireworks afterwards The Parade will be held on EASTER MONDAY -...

Man to face court

A 26-year-old WYCHEPROOF  man will appear in HORSHAM Magistratres Court onMay 20 .. after a play-fight during a game of pool turned NASTY . and thenDEADLY56-year-old JOHN DURIE  died in August after an incident at...

Student filmed chanting sexist remarks

A group of Bendigo students from Catherine McAuley College has been filmedchanting sexist remarks... similar to last years scandal that hit St KevinsCollege in Toorak.The clip was shared on social media which shows the boys...