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Council welcomes news of more satisfied customers

IT SEEMS Heathcote locals are loving life.. Of course, stats don’t talk for everyone, but the results from the City of Greater Bendigo’s 2018 Community Satisfaction Survey results are in, and the Council has improved across five of the

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Jun 22 2018
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The robots are coming and they want to help

IT’S only a matter of time until the students of Holy Rosary School will have to deal with a robot invasion.. But these robots won’t be there to take over the school, or crash and bash their way around.. They’ll be there to aid

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Jun 22 2018
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Close call on dangerous road sparks concerns

CELIA Gregory was driving on the Heathcote-Redesdale Rd recently when a car towing a caravan coming from the other direction seemed to be driving straight at her.. She flashed the driver, moved slightly off the road and narrowly avoided an

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 22 2018
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Careless drivers are on thin ice this winter

WINTER is almost here and Heathcote motorists are being encouraged to prepare for challenging driving conditions.. VicRoads Acting Regional Director, Brian Westley, said knowing how to drive in icy conditions is vital for motorists’ safety

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
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Letter to the editor

Setting the record straight on hall. SINCE the attempt by Redesdale and District Association to take over the running of the Redesdale Hall there has been much misinformation and, indeed, disinformation put about the community. Some explanation and

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
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Finally taken for good...

LOCAL residents will soon benefit from cheaper fares and new services to and from Bendigo and Heathcote, thanks to the changes made by the state government.. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes recently announced the new seven day-a-week

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
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Ready to hit all the...

THE Bendigo Symphony Orchestra will be treating Heathcote to a sample of its incredible sounds on Sunday, June 24.. The performance will be held at the Heathcote RSL Hall, with conductor Rohan Phillips ready to lead his orchestra through the

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Jun 21 2018
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First school lesson

HOLY Rosary School has begun taking children in for the seventh year of its Flying Start Program.. As part of the Flying Start Program, kindergarten kids come into the school every fortnight on a Friday morning to get a taste of what it’s like

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 20 2018
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Council seeks federal support for planned dementia village

THE proposed Heathcote Dementia Village was one of the main topics raised when City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Margaret O’Rourke and chief executive Craig Niemann travelled to Canberra on the weekend to participate in the National General

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 20 2018
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Managing the ebbs and flows of life on the ‘new’...

FOR almost 140 years, irrigation has dominated the lower Campaspe River. Smaller weirs up and down the waterway made way for the Eppalock dam almost 60 year ago.. Since then, the Campaspe has been two separate rivers, split in half by hundreds of

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Jun 20 2018
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We thank you from the...

UP until three months ago, Mia Mia local Alex Hall was a regular man leading a regular life. All that changed in an instant when he was involved in a horrific car crash. Ambulance officers worked at the scene for three hours to stabilise him enough

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 20 2018
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Defibrillator a safety...

FOLLOWING the announcement last week of Knowsley and Redesdale Fire Brigade’s successful funding bids, member for Euroa Steph Ryan congratulated the services.. “Volunteers from Knowsley and Redesdale do a phenomenal job protecting their

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Jun 15 2018
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Heathcote dump...

FROM July 1, the Heathcote Landfill will become the Heathcote Transfer Station and will operate from 8am to 5pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.. City of Greater Bendigo resource recovery and education manager Brooke Pearce said that

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 15 2018
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Grant for winery

GRANITE Hills Wines in Baynton has received a grant through the second round of wine growth funding.. Granite Hills will put their money from the grant toward developing export growth, which supports Victoria’s 21 wine regions

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 15 2018
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Courthouse open again

HEATHCOTE Courthouse Crafts — temporarily closed due to building damage — reopened at the weekend.. It was forced to shut after a large piece of cornice fell from the ceiling (see picture).. The building was declared unsafe for its team

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Jun 15 2018
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Coalition commitment

AN ELECTED Liberal Nationals government will restore the planning flying squads to support development and investment growth in regional Victoria.. The Council Planning Flying Squad program will relieve Victoria’s rural and regional councils

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Jun 14 2018
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Landcare cash for...

HEATHCOTE Primary and Axedale Primary School students will be getting hands on with inventive projects to learn about sustainability within their environment.. This is thanks to grants from Junior Landcare and Momentum Energy’s Powerful Youth

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 14 2018
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Brandi bringing his...

HEATHCOTE library will play host to the emerging Victorian author Mark Brandi on Friday, June 22, from 2pm-3pm, as part of the High Road to Reading program.. Mark will be talking about his award-winning debut novel Wimmera and its connection to his

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 14 2018
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Hub is helping young...

HEATHCOTE’S Children’s Hub – Bunbunarik – recently launched the 2018 Early Years Language and Literacy program, aimed at supporting children in their formative years.. The program is the first of a series of services to be

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 14 2018
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