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National champions in running for June honour in Bendigo Advertiser-WIN Television Sports Star of the Year award

Tue, 07/06/2010 - 00:00
A COUPLE of national champions are in the race to win the June award in the Bendigo Advertiser-WIN Television Sports Star of the Year. The judging panel for the long-running awards, proudly sponsored by mecu credit union, will meet today at the Bendigo Advertiser.

Mine deal done

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 04:00
BENDIGO’S gold mining and quarry companies have been exempted from the new and reformed Minerals Resource Rent Tax after a deal was reached with the federal government.

Fatal crash rocks family

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 04:00
An elderly man is dead and his young granddaughter is fighting for her life in hospital after a horrific head-on collision near Kerang yesterday afternoon.

Jail for banned driver

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 04:00
A KANGAROO Flat man who borrowed a friend’s car to drive his drunk friend home from a party has been sentenced to jail because he was a disqualified driver.

Report upsets doctors

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 04:00
THE Rural Doctors Association has slammed the federal government’s latest General Practice Incentive Program for failing to provide adequate incentives for doctors to move to where they are most needed.

Switch on to a safer car

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
AS the winter gloom continues across the state Bendigo police are warning motorists to switch on their headlights or face hefty fines and a loss of demerit points.

Councils ‘burdened’

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
RURAL councils have been burdened with large amounts of infrastructure that the state opposition says the government needs to address.

Bungalow blaze probed

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
Bendigo CFA operations officer Craig Brittain investigates the scene of a bungalow fire in Kangaroo Flat.

Weeks aims to reach century as Golden Square takes on Castlemaine at Camp Reserve

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
GOLDEN Square full-forward Grant Weeks needs eight goals today to become the first player in a VCFL league this year to reach the century. Weeks is having a briliant debut season in the Bendigo Football League with the Bulldogs, having kicked 92 goals from just 11 games. It’s remarkable to think that with today being just round 12 of the season the 21-year-old is a strong chance of reaching the century against bottom side Castlemaine at Camp Reserve.

Consistency the key as Bendigo Braves take on Brisbane

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
Braves coach Lukas Carey says his team’s greatest challenge this year has been themselves, with the team failing to find consistent form throughout the season. Despite having several experienced WNBL and SEABL players in the side, including Katrina Hibbert, Kelly Wilson, Lauren King and Eleanor Haring, Carey said the girls still have not played their best team basketball this year.

Calivil United coach stands down

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
BRENDON Lummis says he is gutted at having to make the decision to stand down as coach of Loddon Valley Football League club Calivil United. Lummis was in his first season as coach of the Demons, but informed the club of his decision to stand down on Thursday. Lummis was clearly shattered yesterday when speaking to the Bendigo Advertiser, saying his decision was based on “unforeseen circumstances’’.

Relieved Downie ready for return to Kangaroo Flat's senior line-up

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
THERE will be a welcome sight for Kangaroo Flat and its supporters today when for the first time this season, the No.8 jumper is worn in the seniors in the Bendigo Football League. Roos’ captain Tyrone Downie has endured a frustrating year, having been struck down by arthritis in his knees. But 12 rounds into the season, Downie will make his long-awaited return to the seniors today against Kyneton at Dower Park.

Epsom fights Blues for top spot

Sat, 07/03/2010 - 00:00
In what is set to be the match of the season, Epsom will host Strathdale in the battle for outright top spot on the Football Federation Victoria central region division one ladder at Epsom-Huntly reserve tomorrow.