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Police searching for missing man Joel Tweedie

Police are appealing for help locate missing Wallan man Joel Tweedie. The 22-year-old was last seen headed toward Raglan Street about 2pm yesterday. Police and family hold concerns for Joel’s welfare due to a medical condition. He is...

Coronavirus numbers steady, schools return 5th October

Greater Bendigo remains on just the one active coronavirus case. The region's recorded 105 cases since the start of the pandemic. No new infections were reported in regional Victoria in the last 24 hours, with just 33...

New marketing campaign launched today

As Bendigo tourism starts to awake from its coronavirus lock down a new marketing campaign will be launched today. Mayor, Margaret O'Rourke will launch the campaign titled "Bloom" in the conservatory at Rosalind Park this morning. It's...

Council adopts reconciliation plan

A new reconciliation plan has been adopted by the City of Greater Bendigo. The plan, which covers the 4 years from 2021 will be formally launched during NAIDOC week in November. City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Cr...

Beware of snakes as weather warms up

As the days become warmer, snakes are starting to emerge from their winter hibernation in Central Victoria. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) Senior Wildlife Management Officer, Leila Brook said sunny weather also means it’s...

Aged care facility approved

A new aged care facility has been given planning approval in Castlemaine. The 93 bed centre at McKenzie Hill was given the green light by councillors at Mount Alexander Shires meeting this week. The application was approved...

Explosion in Eaglehawk, man flown to Melbourne

A man was flown by air ambulance to hospital after an explosion in Eaglehawk yesterday morning. It is believed the man in his 20's was crushing gas bottles at the Baldock Court business at the time. Ambulance...

Restrictions ease across Regional Victoria

Virus restrictions have eased in regional Victoria with restaurants and cafes preparing to welcome their first diners this morning. Beauty services and tattoo parlours can reopen while outdoor auctions and community sport are also resuming. Groups of...

No change to coronavirus numbers for Greater Bendigo

There's been no change in the number of coronavirus cases in Greater Bendigo. The region has one active infection with no new cases found in the last 24 hours. 105 total cases have been recorded in the...

Residents urged to have a say over new supermarket

Castlemaine residents can have their say on a new supermarket planned for the town. Amended plans have been submitted to the Mount Alexander Shire for the project planned at the former gasworks site. If it gets the...