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Red Cross appeal raises $800

MORE than $800 was collected throughout Heathcote for this year’s Red Cross Calling appeal.. The annual nation-wide fundraiser finished here last week with a final round of collecting at the local markets.. ‘‘All the locals involved in Red

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Apr 20 2017
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By taking the bus you support worthy cause

THE Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will be supported every time you buy a bus ticket this April.. Launched by Paul Shearman of Heathcote McIvor Transit, the FareGO! initiative will donate 10 per cent of this month’s ticket revenue to aid

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Apr 20 2017
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Quality field for marathon

THE 2017 O’Keefe Rail Trail Marathon from Bendigo to Heathcote will attract a field of champions and athletes, each battling for first place.. In addition to Heathcote’s top athletes, the marathon will feature several interstate and

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Apr 20 2017
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Join the table at a shared dinner

LOCALS are encouraged to gather over a meal at tomorrow night’s shared dinner event.. Held at the Heathcote Community House, the night aims to bring the community together to mingle and enjoy seasonal flavours.. “The idea stems from the

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Apr 20 2017
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CFA volunteers are...

THE FUTURE of the region’s CFA volunteers may be uncertain, as Premier Daniel Andrews refused to rule out the potential expansion of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade to regions currently protected by the CFA.. The premier was questioned by The

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Apr 20 2017
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Market is set to light...

FRIDAY’S Heathcote Night Market is sure to be a hit, promising local food, live music and a jumping castle.. In addition to the usual suspects of fairy floss, popcorn, and face painting, the market will also feature stalls with jewellery, toys and

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Apr 19 2017
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Fire danger is still...

THE CFA has urged residents to proceed with caution in the coming weeks, despite the official end yesterday to the Fire Danger Period throughout the Greater Bendigo region.. Acting operations manager Chris Jacobsen said rainfall early in the year

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Apr 19 2017
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More support for endangered wildlife

ABOUT 70 people gathered (pictured) for the recent unveiling of the 1000th nest box in the Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) Nest Box program.. Local community members, Parks Victoria, landholders attended the ceremony followed

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Apr 19 2017
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Council drops in for a quick cuppa, chat

EPPALOCK Ward councillors sipped tea and sported hard hats on their visit to Heathcote last Wednesday.. A part of the Greater Bendigo City Council’s new community engagement program, the tour allowed the group to explore our town’s developments

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Apr 19 2017
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Amazing $5000 gift from Cafe 245 team

HEATHCOTE’S Café 245 owners Praveen and Parul Gulati have presented the Royal Children’s Hospital’s Good Friday appeal with $5000.. That represented the day’s takings from its Heathcote business and its other Café 245, which is in

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Apr 19 2017
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Locals demand safe...

HEATHCOTE residents want something done about pedestrian crossings in town before someone is badly hurt — or killed.. One pedestrian has already been hit crossing the Northern Hwy outside Supa IGA and now people are demanding the City of Greater

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Apr 19 2017
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Child killing case...

A JURY has been unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a man accused of shaking his baby daughter to death, prompting a Supreme Court justice to question the ‘‘public benefit’’ of a retrial.. Joby Anthony Rowe, 24, pleaded not guilty to

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Apr 12 2017
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Shirley Valentine on...

WORLD class comedy is coming to Heathcote RSL Hall today.. Engine Room Productions from Bendigo present the one woman performance Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell for the discounted price of only $10.. British born Mandi Lodge from HIT productions

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Apr 12 2017
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Tony’s artistic talent goes on show in Heathcote

WIZARD with a brush Tony Bakker (pictured) will be exhibiting his art at the City of Greater Bendigo’s Heathcote office.. On display until the beginning of May, his landscapes and still lifes will be available for purchase.. Mr Bakker said he

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Apr 12 2017
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Having a cuppa with your local councillor

COMMUNITY members shared a hot brew and their concerns with Cr Yvonne Wrigglesworth as part of the Coffee with a Councillor series.. The meet-up gave Heathcote locals an opportunity to trade ideas with the councillor in an informal setting

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Apr 12 2017
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Healthier ways to enjoy holidays

SUPA IGA Heathcote is encouraging families to get healthy at home these holidays with the newly launched IGA Family Program.. Through a range of activities, the program provides healthy, affordable and creative ways for the family to eat well

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Apr 12 2017
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We’ll drink to that...

INTERNATIONAL sommeliers drank in the region’s delights when the Somms of the World program stopped in Heathcote last week.. Organised by Wine Australia, the program toured 50 sommeliers around the country to showcase the diversity and quality of

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Apr 12 2017
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The true celebration...

This is the day of great glory to god. THIS is the day that we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Saviour. His coming out of the tomb is very significant to show that death has been defeated and that those who believe in Him will be raised

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Apr 12 2017
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Ice Age- Damning crime...

ICE use is rampant in regional and rural Victoria a new report has revealed, but it only confirmed what Heathcote police already knew.. Some areas of regional Victoria have a record one hit per 11 people every day, compared to Australia’s average

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Apr 12 2017
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