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Celebration of William Downes in Castlemaine

The Mount Alexander Shire has hosted a celebration to recognise the role of William Downes in Castlemaine. Downes designed the Castlemaine Market Building in the 1860s. The Market Building has national significance and is now home to...

Crime Stoppers campaign launch in Bendigo

Crime Stoppers Victoria will be launching its 'You Don't Need A Match To Be An Arsonist' campaign in Bendigo today. The campaign brings attention to the impact of arson crime and the importance of adhering to...

Boat capsized at Lake Eppalock

Drama on Lake Eppalock yesterday afternoon after a boat capsized. People on jet-skis and in boats helped rescue 9 people and a dog from the water just after 2pm. It's believed the capsized boat took on water...

Lucas Herbert finishes twelfth in Vic Open

Bendigo golfer Lucas Herbert has been unable to repeat his recent stunning win at the Dubai Desert Classic at the Vic Open on the weekend. Herbert has managed 10 under par to tie for 12th place...

Scots day out chieftain named

Not long now until Bendigo's famous Scots day out, a tribute to all things Scottish. This year Bendigo actor Scott Middleton will be the Chieftain and take the salute on February 29. Middleton last year starred at...

Community briefings for potential Councillors

Aspiring Councillors in the Macedon Shire will have the chance to learn more about the role with upcoming candidate briefings. The sessions in March will cover the role of council and Councillors, how local government works...

Police searching for Brayden Filiti

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate Brayden Filiti. The 25-year-old is wanted by police on an outstanding warrant. Brayden is known to frequent areas within Bendigo, Whittlesea, Darebin, Banyule, Melton and Brimbank. Anyone with information is...