Local News

Repeat offender sentenced to 9 months jail

A man has been sentenced to nine months behind bars for repeatedly driving while disqualified.  The Bendigo Advertiser reports Anthony Illarietti was sentenced in the Bendigo Magistrates Court on Friday after he pleaded guilty to 28...

Local cyclist representing Australia in Giro d'Italia

Local cyclist Chris Hamilton is in Italy taking part in the Giro d'Italia. Stage two of the three-week Grand Tour cycling stage race got underway overnight 205km ride from Bologna to Fucecchio.  Hamilton finished the stage with...

Police catch ute travelling 75km/hr above speed limit

Police have impounded a Ford ute after it was found travelling 75km/hr over the speed limit on Friday night. Officers from Heathcote detected the speeding ute along the McIvor Highway in Derrinal around 11pm. After tracking the...