Good morning Bendigo - 12.05.14

Good morning Bendigo! 

Welcome to the start of the week. Let us know what you're up to. 

WEATHER

A sunny day, with a top of 18 degrees. 

Full weather report here

TRAINS

Smooth sailing on the Bendigo line. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Truck rollover in Green Gully

A MAN has walked away with an arm injury after his truck rolled on the Pyrenees Highway about 6.45pm on Sunday night. 

The man aged in his 30s was taken to Bendigo Hospital with lacerations to his arm.

He was in a stable condition. The meat truck rolled near Green Gully.

CFA crews contain small fire at factory

A SMALL fire that began in the insulation of the old Gillies factory in Garsed Street Sunday afternoon is being treated as suspicious by the CFA.

CFA station officer Mark Bellew said CFA units had been called to the disused factory several times in the past few months.

BIRTHDAYS

If today is your special day, happy birthday!

You share it with Tony Hawk, Catherine Tate, Kim Fields, Pepper Jay, Jason Biggs and Mark Foster. 

TODAY IN HISTORY

330 - Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes capital of Roman Empire

1965 - First of two cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (India)

1989 - Kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds

2012 - Chinese scientists break world record by transferring photons over 97 kilometers using quantum teleportation

JOKE OF THE DAY

What did the worker at the rubber band factory say when he lost his job?

Oh snap. 

Have a good week Bendigo. 

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