Local News

Golden partnership

Kirkland Lake Gold will launch a $12 million community partnership program in Bendigo this morning. Community projects in central Victoria will receive in excess of $10m over the next three years. Five themes will be targeted including...

Ambulance call out time increases

Response times for urgent ambulance call outs in greater Bendigo have increased by four minutes. The new data is based on the last three months of 2020. The 22 minute wait is more than five minutes higher...

Ten days without local infection

Victoria has now gone 10 straight days without a locally acquired case of coronavirus. A new case acquired overseas is now in hotel quarantine. After a slow start the vaccine will continue to be rolled out to...

Two-car crash at Muckleford

The air ambulance was called to a two-car crash at Muckleford yesterday afternoon. A 74 year old man remains in a critical condition with back and leg injuries. A woman was also taken to the Bendigo Hospital. Newstead...

Call for artists

Local artists, makers, creators and businesses who operate or live in the Loddon Shire are encouraged to be part of an arts trail this coming spring. It'll be open to both professional and amateur artists across two...

Man in hospital after Lockwood crash

One person had to be rescued after a serious crash at Lockwood yesterday. It is believed a 65 year old man swerved to miss a tree branch on Crusoe Road when he lost control of his...

Ten-year plan for Mount Alexander

Over the coming months Mount Alexander Shire will be reaching out to residents for  ideas and  priorities to help inform the development of a new 10-year Community Vision, a four-year  Council Plan and an annual...