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Hear this: council reveals its plan to listen to young people’s opinions

THE GREATER Bendigo City Council has adopted the Explore, Engage, Empower — Young People in Greater Bendigo Youth Strategy 2017-2021.. City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Margaret O’Rourke said the strategy was developed following extensive

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Charmayne Allison
Mar 09 2018
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Crews slash fire risk around town

FOLLOWING a successful planned burning season, Forest Fire Management Victoria crews are continuing to reduce bushfire risk in our community by slashing and mowing around town.. On top of strategic burns in Heathcote during spring, crews are now

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Charmayne Allison
Jan 26 2018
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Kids think outside the usual lunchbox

THEY say an apple a day keeps the doctor away.. And there’ll be no doctors in sight at Heathcote Primary School with the launch of their Healthy Lunchboxes Heathcote project.. The project aims to encourage students to consume healthy foods

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Charmayne Allison
Jan 19 2018
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We’re back inn business

HEATHCOTE Inn has reopened for business — and is featuring a brand new look.. Originally the local squash courts, the building has seen several incarnations throughout the years, becoming backpackers accommodation and, eventually

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Charmayne Allison
Jan 18 2018
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Running hot Children raise $4200 with fun run

HOLY Rosary Primary School students have raised more than $4200 for their school after hosting a CUA School Fun Run.. In the lead-up to the event, students pounded the pavement and raised funds online by seeking sponsorship from their local

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 22 2017
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Doctors say goodbye

HEATHCOTE is farewelling two beloved doctors.. Dr Fady Tadros and Dr Padmaja Nagalla are moving on from Heathcote Primary Health after a combined five years of service.. Dr Tadros travelled a long way to practise in our town — moving from

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 22 2017
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Gift of cakes

HEATHCOTE Uniting Church will be adding a bit of extra sweetness to Christmas this year for families and couples around town.. Church members will be distributing 20 Christmas cakes — many impeccably decorated by a cake decorating group in

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 21 2017
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Website won’t fix our roads

LABOR’S new ‘bold plan’ – a website – will do nothing to fix roads around Heathcote, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. “Rather than reinstate the roads funding he has cut, Daniel Andrews spent money on

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 21 2017
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Every day is hump day

A CAMEL is pretty difficult to hide.. There’s the gangly legs, the long neck — and those humps.. But somehow Jenny Hall managed to pull it off.. It was four years ago. Her husband Michael was turning 50 and Jenny and the kids knew

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 20 2017
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Safety tips up in lights

THE CFA and MFB are urging Victorians to celebrate the festive season safely and avoid firefighters crashing their Christmas.. Fairy lights are a festive favourite but without proper precautions, these twinkling decorations can spark a fire.. CF

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 20 2017
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Child care revolution

HEATHCOTE will soon be home to its first long-day care and early learning centre in a massive win for local families.. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has secured more than half a million dollars in funding to build the

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 20 2017
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The gift shops that keep on giving

STUCK for Christmas ideas? Wanting to avoid the usual box of chocolates or last-minute tie purchase?. Luckily for you, Heathcote’s shops are stuffed with one-of-a-kind gifts — plus helpful staff keen to give expert advice.. Here are just

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 15 2017
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It’s dirty work, but someone’s gotta do it

A TEAM from Heathcote’s 3523 Fitness Centre recently got their hands — and their entire bodies — dirty at the Brumby Run in Echuca.. The six, eight or 12km event, held at Echuca’s Billabong Ranch, featured 30-plus obstacles

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
Sport

Molly earns bronze with state team

HEATHCOTE’S Molly McLean recently shone at the School Sport Australia Pacific School Games in Adelaide.. The talented young golfer was among the top four girls to qualify for the Victorian Junior State Team, with her under 12 girls team taking

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
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Our town’s tree of dreams

AS WINDOWS around Heathcote light up with Christmas trees, there’s one tree that is particularly special.. Heathcote Real Estate’s giving tree — organised in conjunction with St Vincent de Paul — distributes presents to

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
News

Have you seen these burglars?

POLICE are searching for two men who were allegedly involved in a series of burglaries at an Axedale camping premises between Sunday, May 21 and Thursday, May 25.. Over the course of the five days, the two men attended the McIvor Road premises late

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
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Empty plates at Christmas

WHEN planning this year’s Christmas dinner, most of us are concerned how we’ll stuff all the food onto our plates — not whether we’ll have food at all.. But for many families and individuals in Heathcote, this is a reality

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
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Santa’s hitting the streets

SANTA will take a break from his busy schedule over the Christmas period, paying Heathcote a visit on his annual lolly run next Friday.. Riding a fire engine from Heathcote CFA, Santa will give the jingle bells a rest, using a fire siren to announce

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 13 2017
Sport

A slam dunk for Majella

MAJELLA Roberts is bringing girl power back to the Heathcote Panthers under 14 boys side.. The only girl in the squad, the 11-year-old pocket rocket joined after the Panthers struggled to form an under 14 girls side due to low numbers.. With dreams

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 06 2017
News

Church ready for its big day

A LOT can change in 100 years – but Our Lady Help of Christians Church has stayed pretty much the same.. Reaching its centenary in two Sundays’ time, the Heathcote church has truly cemented itself as a beacon to its community.. And

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Charmayne Allison
Dec 06 2017
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