Central Victoria's News Fix - 14th May

Sunny and 18 for Bendigo today

Central Victoria's News Fix - 14th May

Homicide Detectives are on their way to a residence in Maryborough after a woman died from serious injuries.

Emergency services were called to an Alma Street address just before 4.00am where the woman was found with serious injuries. She was treated by paramedics at the scene but died shortly after.

Police say a male offender, believed to be known to the woman, fled the scene before officers arrived.

More to come on this story.

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A 25 year old Daylesford man’s been arrested and charged following the alleged theft of over 14 thousand dollars worth of wool bales in Bears Lagoon last month.

The bales were allegedly stolen from the Lagoona Road property between April 22 and 24th.

The man will face the Maryborough Magistrates Court on June 28th charged with burglary and theft.

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The latest data for V/Line services on the Bendigo line has been released with punctuality increasing to its highest levels in the last 6 months.

The number of services arriving on time went up 2.5 per cent to 85.4 per cent for the month - still 6.6 per cent below the expected threshold.

While reliability rose stayed above the 95 per cent expected mark for the third straight month at 97.5 per cent - a drop of POINT 4.

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The Bendigo Aquatic Centre is now officially the Faith Leech aquatic Centre after it was renamed by the City of Greater Bendigo on Saturday.

Efforts to name a pool after the city’s only gold medal winning Olympian began after council chose to call the new Kangaroo Flat indoor pool the Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre.

Mayor Margaret O’Rourke says having Faith’s name along side Tom Flood, Frank McCaig and Kel Pell in the sports precinct is fitting.

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There's calls to make exercise a key component of every cancer patient's treatment on the back of new statement released by a group of 20 prominent health organisations.

Cancer Council Australia and Sports Science Australia are just two of the groups to endorse the call on the back of new evidence showing exercise helps reverse treatment erlated side effects and slow the progression of their cancer.

Australian Catholic Univesrity professor PRUE CORMIE says it should be prescribed as treatment by every doctor in region from now on.

 

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LVFNL

MAIDEN GULLY defeated BRIDGEWATER 97-76.

MARONG defeated BEARS LAGOON SERPENTINE 94-76 

NEWBRIDGE defeated MITIAMO 82-42

PYRAMID HILL defeated INGLEWOOD 77-24.

BFNL

STRATHFIEDLSAYE defeated MARYBOROUGH 162-53

KANGAROO FLAT defeated CASTLEMAINE 102-63

GOLDEN SQUARE defeated SOUTH BENDIGO 92-76

KYNETON defeated EAGLEHAWK 92-73

SANDHURST defeated GISBORNE 81-47

HDFNL

LOCKINGTON BAMAWM UNITED defeated ELMORE 123-72

LEITCHVILLE GUNBOWER defeated MOUNT PLEASANT 132-59

HUNTLY defeated COLBINABBIN 91-67

HEATHCOTE defeated WHITE HILLS 104-61

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