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Bulldogs prove worthy opponents for the Hoppers

MIXED results this week with the Colbinabbin senior footballers not quite getting across the line against a tough North Bendigo outfit in the Heathcote and District Football League on Saturday.. The Hoppers’ A grade netballers continued their

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Jun 15 2018
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Bowlers beat the weather

ON WEDNESDAY in fine but cool conditions, 15 bowlers played three games of pairs and triples at Heathcote Bowling Club.. Greg Speirs (s) and Ellis Knight teamed up to win and were the only ones to win all three games (three wins, 45 points, +14

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Jun 15 2018
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Defibrillator a safety plus for CFA unit

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 reaching capacity But recycling exceeds 55%

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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Jun 15 2018
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Club puts on clinic

HEATHCOTE and District Pony Club hosted a show jumping clinic recently, where renowned instructor Jamie Murray was on hand to pass on any advice or tips.. It was a jam packed weekend for the club with numerous riders and abilities participating

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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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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 local kids

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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Jun 14 2018
Sport

Heathcote’s Ron Walker is as blue-blooded as you can get

HE MIGHT not be an AFL legend but there aren’t too many people in downtown Heathcote who get personal visits from current players.. Or are on first name terms with several coaches.. And have former greats giving them the occasional ring to see

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Jun 14 2018
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Brandi bringing his literary magic here

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 Times
Jun 14 2018
Sport

Golf report

A TOTAL of 34 men competed in a 27-Hole Canadian Foursome Championship on Saturday at Axedale Golf Club, while 18 men competed over 18-Holes.. The Canadian Foursome Championship for the ladies had 14 contenders, with all events sponsored by MLC

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Jun 14 2018
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Hub is helping young children

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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Jun 14 2018
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Roundtable event is great for some straight shooting

CITY of Greater Bendigo Mayor Margaret O’Rourke (pictured) said that the roundtable session held in Heathcote last Wednesday was proof it is an effective way to engage with residents.. More than 70 people attended the roundtable at

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Jun 13 2018
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Horror holiday: Heathcote death one of four

A MOTORCYCLIST in his 50s killed on the Northern Hwy south of Lady’s Pass on Monday was one of four people to die in a horror 24 hours at the long weekend.. The man’s bike collided with a car carrying two women in their 60s in

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Jun 13 2018
Sport

Dot was spot on

IT HAS been a busy week for some of Heathcote Golf Club’s ladies members this week.. The Golf Victoria — Victorian Womens Par 3 Championships were held at the Kyabram Parkland Golf Club.. Six of our ladies took part in the championships

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Jun 13 2018
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Record attendance

THE annual Heathcote on Show Festival wound up on Monday.. Organisers were delighted with the turn out and local trader response.. It is estimated more than 7500 visitors attended the traditional Queen’s Birthday three-day festival.. Heathcote

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Jun 13 2018
Sport

Saints notch up a second win in 2018

HEATHCOTE stormed to its second win of the Heathcote and District Football League season with a 22-point victory over bottom side Elmore on Saturday.. Travelling to Elmore the club was confident of registering the victory against the winless Bloods

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Jun 13 2018
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Our volunteers get deserved recognition

SOME of Heathcote’s most driven volunteers were recognised at the National Volunteer Week awards recently, hosted by the Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters.. The award winners were, Christine Cail from the Heathcote Lions Club, Heather

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The McIvor Times
Jun 13 2018
Breaking News

MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN HEATHCOTE COLLISION

A motorcyclist has died following a collision in Heathcote this morning.. The motorbike and car collided on the Northern Highway at Ladys Pass about 11.15am.. The male motorcycle rider, believed to be in his 50s, died at the scene.. He is yet to be

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Jun 11 2018
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