Thursday Throwback | This week in November 2008 Bendigo Advertiser photographers24 Nov 2016, 7 a.m. Take a trip back to November 2008 Thursday Throwback | This week in November 2008 Sports Minister Justin Madden, Bob Cameron, Bendigo International Madison Committee Chairman Warren Sinnott, Jacinta Allan and Ash Harding, President of the Bendigo Cycling Club discuss the funding of upgrades to the Tom Flood Sports Centre if the Labor Party is re-elected. Picture: PETER HYETT.Axedale farmers John Colvin, Jack Byrne, Gilbert Cochrane, Michael and Mary Browne and Bryan Hickson have united in the fight for more information about the superpipe. Picture ; PETER HYETT.Tyson and Ema get direction from their new map. Photo Kyle BarnesCamp Hill Primary School Fair. Chris and Jet Mules. Picture: Ella PellegriniAtisha Centre Open Day on Sunday. Geshe Konchok Tsering, Venerable Paldron. Picture: Ella PellegriniPreparation before the Swap Meet at the Showgrounds. Picture: Ella PellegriniAllannah Jenkins is organising a Pamper Day for drought-affected women in December. Picture: Ella PellegriniCamp Hill Primary School Fair. Edith Rourke, Paris Bickley, Karla Holl, Chloe Dynon. Picture: Ella PellegriniCastlemaine Skate Park opening. Mayor Dave Gittus and Geoff Minns with some of the skating community. Picture: Brendan McCarthyIrene McKinna from Bendigo Zonta works with Catholic College students Zeb Pinder and Glenndon Scott to make up the birthing kits for developing countries. Picture: PETER HYETT.Bendigo and District Environment Council launches its campaign to have the Wellsford State Forest in the Box-Ironbark National Park. Picture: Ella PellegriniOscar 1's Jim Wilding was awarded best captain at the weekends mine rescue competition. Picture: PETER HYETT.Independent Laurie Whelan is calling for a railway platform to be built at Epsom/Ascot. Picture: PETER HYETT.Sue LLewelyn gets ready to lead her end of year art exhibition. Picture: Kyle BarnesCastlemaine Skate Park opening. Mark Thomas of Castlemaine tries out the new facilities Picture: Brendan McCarthyWill Slater and Clint Hore will compete in the victoria boxing championship. Picture: Ella PellegriniCastlemaine Skate Park opening. Josh Hodgson from bendigo and Lucas Clark from Castlemaine try out the new facilities. Picture: Brendan McCarthyJo Lyall with Bandit the tawny frog mouth. Picture: Kyle BarnesCallum Heritage and Aidan Heritage. Picture: Bill ConroyPreparation before the Swap Meet at the Showgrounds. Kelli Parr holding Betty Boop. Picture: Ella PellegriniCountry Blues performer Dave Austin entertaining the crowd. Picture: Brendan McCarthy Footballer, Adam Ramanauskas talks to students from Eaglehawk - Tyler Hendy, Jarrod Gard, Rohan Kelly and Adam Ramanauskas.Karen Brooks and Valda Milburn of Life's Sweet in Daylesford. Picture: Brendan McCarthyDriver Les Hough with Sherelle, Joanna and Bruce Andrewartha on the Cobb&Co coach being drawn by Bubbles and Rosie. Picture: Brendan McCarthyFamily with sick daughter is helped by McDonald's House. Paul, Sue, Tara and Beccky Johns. McDonalds manager Lucy Hughes. Picture: Ella PellegriniTweetFacebook of ╳exitThursday Throwback | This week in November 2008All pictures appearing in this gallery are available for purchase at the Bendigo Advertiser offices, 67-71 Williamson Street, Bendigo, between 9am and 5pm weekdays.