Langley Hall Open House brings back memories

Nov 7, 2011 10:58am Langley Hall in Napier Street Bendigo was open to the public for the last 3 Sundays as a fundraiser for the St John of God Horizon House, a project that aims to meet the long term needs of disadvantaged and homeless young people in order to break the cycle of homelessnessContinue reading “Langley Hall Open House brings back memories”

Well Being Survey

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) }<![endif]–> I have just completed the BENDIGO WELLBEING SURVEY. It took about 15 minutes but it is fairly comprehensive and gives you a chance to send your views on how you are coping/enjoying/living in Bendigo and what you think should be the priorities of your council should be. As outgoing Mayor CrFyffe saidContinue reading “Well Being Survey”

An important message from the Bendigo council…fire havens…

TWONEW SITES DESIGNATED NEIGHBOURHOODSAFER PLACES Withthe bushfire season approaching the Greater Bendigo City Council has designatedtwo extra sites in Redesdale and Heathcote as Neighbourhood Safer Places -Places of Last Resort during a bushfire. Cityof Greater Bendigo Mayor Cr Rod Fyffe said the two extra sites located at HolyRosary Catholic School Heathcote and the Redesdale RecreationContinue reading “An important message from the Bendigo council…fire havens…”

Santas in Rosalind Park…

If you happen to be passing the Rotunda in Rosalind Park this morning at 11 and see a sea ofred and white, there is no need to rub your eyes, as this sight is not afigment of your imagination. It is a promotion for theforthcoming Variety Santa Fun Run in Bendigo which willcoincide with theContinue reading “Santas in Rosalind Park…”

Books I have reviewed for Magpies this year include:

The Bush Concert (2011) Helga Visser, 32pp, Omnibus Books,978 1 86291 886 3 $26.99 Hb.TheHeroes of the Kokoda Track (2011) Nicolas Brasch, Black Dog Books, 32 pp, 978 174303 134 7   Terry: Adventures of a Terek Sandpiper (2011) Anne Hamilton, ill. Sandra Temple,Wombat Books, (dist. Dennis Jones and Assoc.) 32 pp. 978 1 92 1633 30Continue reading “Books I have reviewed for Magpies this year include:”

Olde fashioned home deliveries…

I have seen ads for staff in the paper about the Aussie Farmers Direct Company and so not knowing anything about this new business thought I would find out a little more about what it offers. I believe it is offering an olde style delivery service… What’s that I hear you say? Everything old isContinue reading “Olde fashioned home deliveries…”

Knowledge is Power lecture at La Trobe…

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY ARTS & PLANNING BEHIND THE CURTAIN SEMINAR SERIES KNOWLEDGE IS POWERLarry Galbraith to conduct a lecture at 121 View Street tomorrow night, 18th May, at 6pm. LARRY GALBRAITH, senior policy advisor to the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, comes to Bendigo to talk about the challenges faced by local government inContinue reading “Knowledge is Power lecture at La Trobe…”

Art competition you may be interested in

I was asked to pass this information on to any interested artists and while it is not in Bendigo, I know there are many artists here who would like to know about new opportunities so thought it appropriate to post here.Good luck, Best Sharon.  I R T I S T S Art Competition CALLING ALLContinue reading “Art competition you may be interested in”