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Countback begins for new Buloke Shire councillor

The Victorian Electoral Commission says locals won't have to head back to the polls to find Buloke Shire's new councillor. There's currently a vacant spot in the council after John Shaw resigned last week, but the...

Two in a row for Bridgewater Bakehouse's vanilla slice

Bridgewater Bakehouse has taken out the title of Australia's best vanilla slice for the second year in a row. The 22nd Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph was held in Mildura on Saturday, and there was some...

Police investigating car crash

Bendigo Police are investigating the circumstances behind a car which crashed into the front fences of 2 homes near the corner of Milroy and Ironbark. The silver Holden careered into the structure around 9.20 this morning...

Bendigo Braves men miss out on grand final win

The Bendigo Braves have returned home without the NBL1 Championship going down to the Nunawading Spectres on Saturday night. The Braves showcased their impressive form coming from eighth place on the ladder this season to make...

Fundraiser for MS

A Bendigo fundraiser for MS has smashed its fundraising goal of $20,000. It was all thanks to this weekend's 24 hour mega swim for MS at the Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre that saw 140 swimmers take...

Bendigo P-Plater busted doing 160km/h in Junortoun

Police have busted a P-Plater 90km/h above over the speed limit at the weekend. A Subaru sedan driven by an 18 year old Bendigo man sped past highway patrol officers along the McIvor Highway in Junortoun...

Walmer shed fire under investigation this morning

Fire investigators are currently on scene of an early morning shed fire near Maldon. Crews were called to the blaze on Fogarty Gap Road in Walmer around 5:20am to find the shed completely engulfed in flames. There...

Rochester man awarded Australian Bravery Medal

A Rochester man will receive an Australian Bravery Medal for a selfless act last year. Lyle Collins helped save his neighbour from an aggressive swarm of bees in February last year, after they had disturbed a...

Buses replace evening trains on Bendigo line

Some Bendigo line services will be replaced by buses over the coming days. V/Line is doing some maintenance works along the Bendigo line tonight and tomorrow, meaning buses will replace some evening trains while works get...