Local News

Search for missing man Herbert McRorie

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Bendigo man, Herbert McRorie. The 89-year-old was last seen at an address on Stevenson Street on Sunday about 5.45pm. He is believed to be driving a silver...

Some more easing of Covid-19 restrictions

The rolling 14 day average for new cases of coronavirus across regional Victoria has now fallen to just zero point 2. The low number has given the premier the faith to further open the regions from...

Burst water pipe in Castlemaine

A burst pipe saw hundreds of Coliban Water customers in Castlemaine go without for a number of hours yesterday. The pipe burst in Johnston Street affecting around 700 households and businesses across Castlemaine, Campbells Creek and...

Scots Day Out cancelled for 2021

The pandemic has claimed another important community event. This time organisers of the 2021 Scots Day Out have been forced to cancel because of the uncertainty created by the virus. The February gathering usually attracts more than...

Operation Saturn in Central Victoria

Operation Saturn has picked up a driver allegedly 3 times over the legal limit on Bendigo roads. Police say the man was caught following an accident at Epsom in the early hours of Friday morning. The 23...

Next stage of work for device begins tonight

The next stage of work to install a second bushfire mitigation device in Bendigo begins tonight. It's part of Powercor’s program to further improve the safety of the network. Further tests are possible this Wednesday and Thursday...

Restrictions ease further for Regional Victoria 

Restrictions for gyms, indoor pools, food courts and school graduation ceremonies will ease from Midnight on Tuesday in Regional Victoria.   No easing at this stage for Melbourne, Premier Daniel Andrews saying “This is not us taking...

Drouin woman dies in crash in Gordon

Major Collision Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash in Gordon yesterday afternoon.   Emergency services were called after a car travelling on the Western Highway, near the Chapman overpass, hit a car stopped...

Police searching for Darren Bodey

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Alfredton man Darren Bodey. The 51-year-old was last seen on Saturday 24 October leaving an address in Alfredton Drive about 11pm. Darren is believed to be driving...