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Indonesians in town

HEATHCOTE was recently visited by an Indonesian government delegation to engage with residents and hear stories of community development.. The trip, on Wednesday, November 8, was made possible through a University of Melbourne program supported by

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Nov 23 2017
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Man attacked after IGA row

POLICE are investigating an assault that took place on Friday, November 17.. It is reported that two males were walking along Chauncey Street when a black hatchback pulled up alongside them.. The offender, a male in his mid to late 20s stepped out

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Nov 23 2017
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Playgroup offers specialised service

HEATHCOTE now boasts another service for children: the Heathcote supported playgroup.. Thanks to Heathcote Primary School, Bendigo Community Health Services and Mandalay Resources, Heathcote families are set to benefit from another service for local

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Nov 23 2017
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Cash to preserve history

COMMUNITY organisations can apply for a share of $350,000 to support projects that seek to preserve and share local history for the benefit of all Victorians.. The local history grants program, managed by public record office Victoria, is accepting

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Nov 22 2017
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$1.1m TAFE boost for...

EARLY school leavers and the long-term unemployed will have better access to training and support under a new Bendigo TAFE program.. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards and member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan announced that Bendigo Kangan

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Nov 22 2017
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MPs fume at rehab snub

NATIONALS MPs have expressed disappointment that northern Victoria was overlooked in the allocation of additional residential rehab beds.. Member for Euroa and deputy leader of the Nationals Steph Ryan said the announcement ignored the needs of

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Nov 22 2017
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Burke and Wills Shiraz...

WHILE Champagne is traditionally the celebratory drink, Burke and Wills Winery owners Andrew Pattison and Heather McCormack are toasting with their award-winning Shiraz.. Crowned the best in Victoria, Burke and Wills’ 2015 Vat 1 Shiraz wowed

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Nov 22 2017
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CFA nets $310,000 for new tanker

HEATHCOTE CFA will receive $310,000 from the state government to go towards the purchase of a new vehicle for the brigade.. The new vehicle will be a CFA medium tanker, which holds a 2,350 litre tank mounted on the rear of a dual cab

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Nov 22 2017
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Brigade arrives to douse rubbish fire

AT AROUND 1pm last Wednesday the Heathcote brigade was called out after a resident lost control of a burn-off on their property.. It is reported that the resident was burning off rubbish on their property when the fire escaped containment and

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Nov 22 2017
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Big night for market

THE Lions night market was officially launched on Friday, November 10 at Barrack Reserve.. City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Margaret O’Rourke and Councillor Yvonne Wrigglesworth cut the ribbon to declare the Lions Club night markets officially

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Nov 22 2017
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Show success

THE Heathcote Agricultural, Pastoral and Horticultural Society has declared the 136th Heathcote Show a success.. With at least 900 people flowing through the gates, the show society said it was one of the better years for attendees.. And there was

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Nov 22 2017
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Join digital future

SCHOOLS in and around Heathcote are encouraged to apply for a share of the HP Kids Fund.. Recently announced by HP Australia, the fund is a new program committing $500,000 to help Australian students achieve digital literacy.. Through the fund, 50

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Nov 17 2017
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Turn trash into...

IT’S time to get sorting, because this is national recycling week.. Founded by Planet Ark in 1996, this year is the 22nd edition of an event that raises awareness around recycling.. Most householders in the Loddon Mallee region are actively

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Nov 17 2017
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Fire danger period set

THE fire danger period for Central Goldfields shire, Mt Alexander shire and City of Greater Bendigo has been announced.. For Heathcote, fire restrictions start at 1am, November 20. This applies to everyone living and staying in City of Greater

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Nov 16 2017
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Grant winners will have it made in the shade

APPLICATIONS for the community shade grants program are now open.. Sports clubs, not-for-profit organisations and community groups are being encouraged to apply for assistance. Member for Euroa Steph Ryan is encouraging groups across the Euro

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Nov 16 2017
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Hitting a roo is reason for 82% of insurance claims

A STAGGERING 82 per cent of RACV insurance claims in the City of Greater Bendigo area are kangaroo-related.. Last financial year, RACV received 1,200 claims in the Bendigo region.. General manager of motor vehicle insurance for RACV Mark Geraghty

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Nov 16 2017
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Cash splashed at Oaks...

EVERYONE was keen to have a flutter at last week’s Oaks day luncheon.. The Heathcote Pool Committee held their annual Oaks day event at Barrack Reserve last Thursday and committee members were overwhelmed by the support.. Whether it was having

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Nov 15 2017
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Burke and Wills Winery...

BURKE and Wills Winery is competing for the title of best regional wine at this year’s Victorian Wine Show in Nagambie.. The state government is supporting the 2017 Victorian Wine Show with a $20,000 grant from round two of the Wine Growth

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Nov 15 2017
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Hot competition at...

COMPETITORS were cooking with coal on October 28 at the Redesdale camp oven cook-off.. It was the very first cook-off held by the Redesdale CFA in an effort to raise money for the brigade.. CFA volunteers were on duty first thing Saturday morning at

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Nov 15 2017
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