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Vaccine shortage might impact Central Victoria

The coronavirus vaccine shortage is having an impact across Central Victoria. Bendigo Health has hit out at the government's roll out saying it now has only enough supply to cover the next 10 days, with some...

Missing teenager Lalita

Police are seeking public assistance to help locate missing teen Lalita. The 14-year-old was last seen in Howard Street, Eaglehawk on Saturday 19 June. Police and family hold concerns for her welfare due to her age and...

Arrests made after teenagers caught in allegedly stolen vehicle

Police have arrested five teenagers after they were caught travelling in an allegedly stolen vehicle across Melbourne’s north this morning. An unmarked police vehicle observed a stolen white Toyota Hilux travelling along Brunswick Street, Fitzroy about...

NBL1 to release revised schedule

The NBL1 are expected to release their revised schedule early this week. Despite restrictions easing there was no play for the Braves over the weekend with the season now shortened from 22 to 20 games. In good...

Calls for services to return to Marong

There's been a call for the return of maternal and child health services to Marong following their suspension at the height of the pandemic. A petition calling for their return has attracted almost 250 signatures. City of...

Redevelopment work for Harry Trott Reserve

Works are underway on the redevelopment of the Harry Trott Recreation Reserve at Kennington. The four-point-nine million dollar project will see the existing pavilion demolished and a new one built. That'll feature four change-rooms and player amenities...

Power line works near completion

Maldon residents will be pleased to know that the project to place power lines underground in the town is now nearing completion. Council says Powercor should have the job done by the end of the month. The...

Shortest day of the year today

Today is the winter solstice or the shortest day of the year. No, it doesn't mean there's less than 24 hours today, just less sunlight hours. In Bendigo we'll have just over 9 1/2 hours of sunlight...