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Finally a result for Ripon

Five months after the State election the Liberal party's Louise Stanley is set to stay on as the member for Ripon. It comes after the ALP withdrew its petition and reached a settlement outside of court with a Labor spokesperson noting that the party wouldn't do well if a recount was...

Three local sports clubs broken into over weekend

Three sporting clubs in Bendigo were broken into over the weekend. On Saturday night Golden Square and Marong football netball club and Maiden Gully YCW eagles junior football club were the targets of the thieves. A laptop and hard drive were taken from Golden Square, 25 netballs were taken from a shed...

Boy treated following house fire

A young boy is in a stable condition in the Bendigo Base Hospital after an Anderson street home went up in flames last night. A working smoke alarm alerted the family of 5 to the blaze at 10:20 last night. Fire crews helped get all five people out before getting the fire...

Ablett beats ban

GARY Ablett’s illustrious record remains unblemished after the AFL tribunal overturned the Geelong star’s suspension for striking Essendon’s Dylan Shiel. The tribunal jury on Tuesday night took just three minutes to find Ablett not guilty of intentional conduct, instead classifying the two-time Brownlow Medallist’s conduct as careless. It means Ablett will be free...

More trouble for May

MELBOURNE recruit Steven May will front the AFL club’s leadership group after breaching the Demons’ strict policy of no drinking while out injured. Vice-captain Max Gawn said he didn’t know the full details of May’s indiscretion after he was seen spending Sunday afternoon drinking at a bar on, but it would...

Car rollover in Woodvale

There's been a car rollover on the Bendigo-Pyramid Road at the corner of Airstrip Rd in Woodvale. Emergency services were first called at 3 this afternoon. CFA crews turned up from Eaglehawk, Woodvale and Bendigo. Paramedics are treating the driver with that person conscious and breathing. SES crews and police are also at the...