Local News

Car crash in White Hills

A car crashed into the old Indian restaurant in White Hills at about 11.30 last night.   The building is on the corner of Holdsworth Road and Napier Street.   Paramedics attended but did not need to take anyone to...

Learn how to apply for a grant

The Macedon Ranges Shire Council is hosting a series of free grant writing workshops in March to support local organisations and groups in making applications for funding opportunities in 2021. Attendees will be provided with strategies...

Boxers in the mall

Shoppers in the Hargreaves Street Mall got more than they bargained for on Saturday morning. Boxers Anthony Mundine and Michael Zerafa were on site to promote their upcoming Bendigo bout for the vacant WBA middleweight Oceania...

Police seek witnesses to crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash in Porepunkah involving a Quarry Hill man. Investigators have been told a blue Mercedes Benz station wagon was travelling along Great Alpine Road about 6pm on Saturday night. The...

Firewood collection opens

Firewood collectors across the Loddon Mallee are being urged to start planning their firewood needs as part of the opening of the autumn collection season. From today designated firewood collection areas will open across Victoria, allowing...

Buses to replace trains this week

Commuters will need to allow some extra time for their journey on the Bendigo line this week. Buses will replace trains as works take place on the Sunbury line upgrade. Expect disruptions up until this Sunday with...

Police ask for information over car fire

Emergency crews yesterday attended an early morning car fire opposite Epsom Primary school. Several fire units from Bendigo and Huntly attended the scene just after 6am to find the car well alight, it was brought under...

Carne is missing.

  The 15-year-old was last seen in Strathdale about 5pm on 23 February. Police and family are concerned for her welfare due to her age. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is urged to contact Bendigo Police Station...

Police warn to look out for scammers

  Be wary of scammers impersonating authorities including police and the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Do not fall victim to their scams! Scammers will tell you that: - Your ATO tax file number has been hacked - Your ATO account...