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Golden Square man wins lotto

 A Golden Square man has declared he will have “no worries” for the rest of his life after scoring a division one prize worth over $928,000 in the weekend’s TattsLotto draw.  The Victorian man held one...

Police searching for missing Echuca man

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Echuca man Aaron Johnson. The 24-year-old was last seen when he attended an appointment in Echuca about 10am Saturday. Police and family hold concerns for Aaron’s welfare...

Wet weather impacting on project

Recent wet weather has significantly reduced the available storage capacity at the Kyneton Water Reclamation Plant. Coliban Water say the wet conditions are also impacting works as part of the Kyneton Solutions Project. The $15-17 million investment...

Caitlin Thwaites goes out a winner in super netball

It was a perfect send off for a retiring Bendigo netball champ yesterday.   Caitlin Thwaites steered the Melbourne Vixens to victory in the Super Netball grand final over the West Coast Fever scoring 16 points. Final scores...

Accessibility works for Castlemaine

Accessibility works are about to get underway in central Castlemaine. Mount Alexander Shire Council will install Tactile Ground Surface Indicators at four key intersections in the town following advice from Guide Dogs Australia. The markers will be...

More easing of restrictions for regional areas

Regional Victoria has now taken another step towards Covid normal. From 11.59 last night further restrictions were eased in the regions with 40 people now allowed indoors at pubs and restaurants and the social bubble removed. The...

Charges following Echo Taskforce investigation

Echo Taskforce detectives, with the assistance of the Special Operations Group (SOG) and Bendigo Divisional Response Unit, Thursday arrested three people following an investigation into alleged firearms and drug offences.   A 27-year-old Bendigo man was arrested...

Health unit continues to assist in Shepparton

Bendigo's public health unit is assisting with coronavirus testing is in Shepparton. Testing resources have been stretched over the last couple of days as the city deals with a coronavirus outbreak caused by a man who...

Food industry award for Bendigo region

The Bendigo region has won its first-ever food industry award. It's taken out the Outstanding Region category in Delicious magazine’s Produce Awards 2020.  The award recognises an Australian region or place that has successfully established itself as...