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Elmore Field Days cancelled

The lingering threat of coronavirus has seen another central Victorian event cancelled, this time it's the Elmore Field Days. Organisers say that with density rules and border restrictions, running a successful and safe event would have been difficult. The Field Days were due to run in October and have been part of...

Bendigo flooding on the agenda

Flooding in central Bendigo is on the Council's agenda and you can have your say in a number of ways. There'll be a pop-up's outside the library and at lake Weeroona tomorrow and Saturday as well as in person and virtual community discussions. The Central Bendigo Flood Solutions project aims to guide...

Growing plans

Improvements for the Lockwood Primary Schools have moved a step closer with the appointment of an architect. Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards says One Design Office has got the job to refurb the female toilet block. The project is worth close to $300,000. IMAGE: Maree Edwards COGB

Gift card plan to boost food business

A new gift card competition is set to be launched in the Hepburn Shire to boost local food businesses. The initiative aims to encourage locals and visitors to spend at least $50 on dining out. Businesses who provide outdoor dining are being asked to get involved. All up, 800 of the cards will...

New skipper for Bendigo United

Bendigo United have announced a new skipper for the upcoming cricket season. Former Australian Junior representative and all-rounder Clayton Holmes will take over the leadership role. Also arriving at the club is Zane Keighran and Steve Barrett with Tom Starr returning from time playing with Carlton. IMAGE: Pexels

Police issue pull over warning

Bendigo police have issued a reminder to drivers that if they're using their lights and sirens, you need to pull over safely. It comes after a P Plater failed to do so while police were trying to get to an accident in North Bendigo yesterday afternoon. One person was treated for minor...