Local News

Shots fired in Rochester

Shots were fired at an unoccupied vehicle in Rochester about 3am yesterday. Police responded and found a vehicle with damage to its rear tailgate. No-one was injured and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to...

Go with the flow at water week

Coliban Water has teamed up with water organisations from around the state and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to provide a range of exciting online experiences for this year’s National Water...

New Covid exposure sites listed

Bendigo Wholefoods has been named as an exposure site. The business took to social media yesterday afternoon saying a positive case had visited the store. Bendigo's Goldmines Hotel now also on the list as a Tier 1...

More Covid cases in central Victoria

More Covid cases have been detected in central Victoria . Three new infections have been recorded in the Macedon Ranges, two have been added in Bendigo and Campaspe's picked up one. Greater Bendigo currently has 33 active...

Two arrested following burglary

Police have made two arrests following an aggravated burglary in Kennington in the early hours of Tuesday morning. A male and female from Bendigo were both arrested by the Melbourne Taskforce after they allegedly stole a...

Maryborough plans aviation growth

The central Goldfields shire is aiming high with the formation of a Maryborough aerodrome taskforce. The group of six members has been allocated $30,000 to prepare a business case on the future growth of the airport. Based...

Plouffe leaves the Spirit

It appears unwillingness to get the jab has forced a Bendigo Spirit star to leave the side. Canadian import Katherine Plouffe now wont suit up for side for the upcoming WNBL season. Spirit bosses say the decision...

Covid passport trial is up and running

Bendigo's trial of the vaccine economy tech is off to a fairly good start. After two days participating businesses say people have been largely compliant... with one saying they have copped online and telephone abuse from...

31 active Covid cases in Bendigo

Seven people are now being treated for Covid at Bendigo hospital including one in ICU. It comes as the city records one of its biggest increases in cases, ten added to the tally yesterday bringing the...