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Milestone game for Geelong captain

Geelong Captain Joel Selwood is hoping the Cats can get over the line in the big dance this Saturday night at the GABBA. The former Sandhurst and Bendigo Pioneer product will play in the historic AFL...

Libraries across shire reopen today

Libraries across the Hepburn shire are set to reopen from today, you'll even be allowed to browse for books, a 30 minute time limit will be in place however. Libraries include Creswick, Trentham, Daylesford and Clunes. Some...

Concerns over gold mine in Kangaroo Flat

The future of a gold mine at Kangaroo Flat remains up in the air. GBM Gold which runs the Bendigo mine as well as a number of others has told investors it wants to return to...

Thwaites finishes top four in best & fairest count

Retiring Bendigo netball star Caitlin Thwaites has capped off an amazing week, polling well in the Vixens best and fairest count. She's finished top 4 in the Sharelle McMahon medal gaining 32 votes. Co-captain Kate Moloney took...

Mitchell Shire cases now cleared of COVID-19

All active cases of coronavirus in the Mitchell Shire have now been cleared. The Kilmore cafe cluster had seen 3 cases added to the regional tally. In regional Victoria there's now only 3 infections all in Shepparton. The...

Police face challenge ahead of AFL decider

Bendigo's pubs and bars will be the place to be when the cats take on the tigers in Saturday night's Grand Final with police now facing the challenge of keeping Melbourne people out. Melbourne venues will...

Two Central Victorians announced for award

Two central victorians have been announced as Victorian nominees for the 2021Australian Of the year awards. Bendigo's Doctor Kirby White - who's the founder of Gowns for Doctors is in the running for the Victorian Local...

Government fast tracking funding for College

Funding has been fast tracked to upgrade the Creek Street Christian College. Almost $2.5 million will be spent on the school to demolish a nearby residence and build a 2 storey multi purpose building to house...

Libraries set for re-opening

Central Victorian libraries are set to re-open, but you'll have to be a little patient. Whilst libraries can open now for up to 20 people most local libraries will only open from Thursday giving staff time...