Local News

Covid test site hits capacity

There have been big Covid testing numbers in Bendigo over the weekend. Locals were turned away from the Bendigo Showgrounds yesterday after testing resources reached capacity around 2pm. There were nine new cases recorded in the region...

Police treat house fire as suspicious

BENDIGO police are appealing for information about  a suspicious fire on Holdsworth Road on Saturday. It's alleged that while the victim’s family were asleep inside their house, their rear carport and vehicle were set alight around...

Man charged following stabbing

Detectives from the Shepparton Family Violence Investigation Unit have charged a man with attempted murder following a stabbing in Shepparton on Friday. The 30-year-old Mooroopna man was charged with one count of attempted murder and a...

Real estate firm on tier two Covid list

BENDIGO Real Estate has been identified as a Tier 2 exposure site. The company confirmed a number of staff had been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case. A facebook post said the DHHS has advised Bendigo...

More local exposure sites

The following exposure sites were listed on the DHHS website yesterday afternoon. Hepburn Springs: Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa - Sanctuary Mineral Bathing Area Mineral Springs Reserve Road, 10/10/2021 1:00pm - 2:30pm Bendigo: Bendigo Wholefoods - Cafe314 Lyttleton Terrace, 09/10/2021...

Do you know this man?

It is alleged that the car pictured was stolen from a property in Castlemaine on October 10, and was used in multiple thefts before being abandoned on October 14. Anyone with information is urged to contact...

Easing the way on the river

Catching a fish has just been made a little easier on the Campaspe River. The North Central CMA's launched an all-access fishing platform as well as a kayak launcher on the river at Rochester. The quarter of...

Seven Covid patients at Bendigo Health

The number of Covid cases being treated in hospital by Bendigo Health is on the rise. Seven are being treated, with two people needing intensive care. Staff are currently monitoring 41 people through the hospital at home...

Students strike for climate change

School kids in Bendigo are taking part in a climate strike today, calling on the federal government to invest in clean renewable energy. Organiser Shuzhong Wu says it's important to let the commonwealth know that the...

Bendigo hits 70 per cent vaccine milestone

It seems Bendigo residents have taken Covid seriously with the city reaching a 70 per cent double dose rate among eligible residents. Bendigo Health chairman Bob Cameron confirmed the milestone yesterday saying more than 92 per...