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Park development pushes on

Park development pushes on

Work continues at the Bridgewater Caravan Park site, despite the disappointing setback of Council’s well-publicised problem with a major contractor there.

Kids ready to splash out

Swimming lessons for children will be available at each of the five swimming pools managed by Loddon Shire this summer – four run by VicSwim instructors and one by local volunteers.

New home for park manager

Work is about to start on a new manager’s residence at the Council-owned Wedderburn Caravan Park, with the necessary permit process close to completion.

Gold-seeker to show the way

When Michael Hamilton takes visitors out for a walk on the Wedderburn goldfields, it’s highly unlikely he’ll get lost.

Blue Moose back in Boort

The Blue Moose is back! Boort’s annual Christmas/New Year café for teenagers and families will open its doors again later this month for 10 busy days.
Trail signs another step forward

Trail signs another step forward

Twelve walking trails across Loddon Shire will get brand-new signage early next year, but residents are invited to have their say first.

Architect wins town hall contract

Loddon Shire Council has appointed Hughes Cartwright Design Group, of Bendigo, as architect for the design documentation of the Inglewood Town Hall Hub redevelopment.

SPEAR system has a point

Developers or landowners wanting to subdivide land in Loddon Shire can now make use of a new tool.

Events win funding boost

Event organisers around Loddon Shire have been cheered with newsthat Council has approved $10,400 in funding support.

Food and wine trail made easy

Loddon operators in the food and wine tourism sector have been invited to sign up for a new regional initiative aimed at growing Central Victoria’s share of this burgeoning market.

Getting the word out

Come see what we’ve got! That’s the message Loddon Shire tourism staff and volunteers have been pushing this month, with two promotional efforts in Bendigo selling the Loddon Valley as a visitor destination.

Seniors get that summer feeling

Council hosts its annual Christmas dinner for the Shire’s older citizens on Thursday 5 December

Ski season set to make a splash

Bridgewater becomes a mecca for water skiers again this summer as national champions rub shoulders with keen students of the sport in a number of high-profile events.

Beach camp a great Christmas present

Two lucky children from Loddon Shire could be on their way to the Mornington Peninsula this summer for a fabulous beach holiday – courtesy of Council.

Emergency events do not stop at municipal borders

The City of Greater Bendigo, Campaspe Shire, Loddon Shire and Mount Alexander Shire have signed an agreement to plan for emergency events across the municipalities.

‘One-stop shop’ for truckies planned

Changes are coming to the way heavy vehicles use the roads in Loddon Shire and those changes mean a greater say for Council on who goes where.