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Public Space Plan out for comment

Greater Bendigo City Council last night voted to release the draft Greater Bendigo Public Space Plan for community comment.

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Bendigo becomes Australia's first Bicycle Friendly Community

Greater Bendigo has become the first community in Australia to become a Bicycle Friendly Community, accredited by CycleLifeHQ.

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Turf is laid as new garden nears completion

The new $4.6 million Garden for the Future at Bendigo Botanic Gardens White Hills is nearing completion with the laying of over 4,700 square metres of turf lawn.

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City submission to Local Government Act review

Greater Bendigo City Council’s submission to the Local Government Act Exposure Draft Bill supports the recognition of councils as a distinct tier of government, but argues for less prescriptive regulation and greater autonomy.

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City hosts event to link businesses with universities

The City of Greater Bendigo will next week host a free event to help businesses connect with universities and use research to improve their business.

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Mayor to launch City's new Youth Strategy

Greater Bendigo Mayor Cr Margaret O’Rourke will join young people, families, local agencies and members of the public to launch the Explore, Engage, Empower - Young People in Greater Bendigo Youth Strategy 2017-2021 on Thursday March 15.

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It's time to splash into fun!

The City of Greater Bendigo and local community organisations are again celebrating National Playgroup Week with a Splash into Fun family day at the Long Gully Recreation Reserve and Splash Park on Tuesday March 20 from 10am to 1pm.

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Circus Oz visits Greater Bendigo schools

Circus Oz will share their skills with Greater Bendigo students this week, ahead of their performances at Ulumbarra Theatre in April.

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City signs MOU with Heathcote Tourism Development Board

The City of Greater Bendigo and Heathcote Tourism Development Board have signed a new memorandum of understanding to guide the development of tourism in the Heathcote region.

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City embraces sustainable transport

The City of Greater Bendigo is going green and has purchased its first plug-in hybrid car to help further reduce greenhouse emissions from its vehicle fleet.

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