The best of August | Photos AUGUST 1: Rainy days and Mondays…Click on the photo to see the full gallery of photos. Picture: DARREN HOWE
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AUGUST 2: You never know the wonders we have in our own back yard. Picture taken at Grassy Flat Reservoir Bushland Reserve, next to Kennington Reservoir. Click on the photo to see the full gallery of images. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 3: Tim Dalton and Linton Pitson are shaving their beards to raise funds for breast cancer research after the disease touched them personally. Click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 4: Dragons Abreast Bendigo will host a come and try day. Click on the photo to read more about the group. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 5: A big mark in yesterday’s game between Golden Square and Kangaroo Flat. Click on the photo to see more photos from the game. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 6:Abby Kilby horsing around at Neanger park pony clubs 40th anniversary. To read the full story, click on the photo. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 6: Even top level sports stars can have a little fun. Strathdale player Daniel Maierhofler gives a piggy back to Golden City goalie, Jayden Abbott after his goal. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 7: Junior Football under 16’s Kangaroo Flat v South Bendigo. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 7: Bendigo Braves beat the Brisbane Spartans to maintain their stranglehold on the SEABL competition. To read more about how the game went, click on the photo. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 8: Birney the Bendigo Tramways cat celebrates his fourth birthday on International Cat Day! What a lucky cat he is. Click on the photo to take a look through our International Cat Day gallery. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 8: A beautiful sunset this evening near Marong.Click on the photo to take a look through our #bendigoweather gallery. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 9: Elmore farmer, Bruce McKenzie, is angry about the closure of Campaspe Road. Click on the photo to read the full story by Natalia Croxon. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 8: Pics from Barnadown Rapids, near Elmore. Click on the photo to see more stunning photos of the Barnadown Rapids and other waterways around central Victoria. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 10: SES volunteers, Bridget Hague and Sam Palma, at the funding announcement. Click on the photo to read the full story by Mark Kearney. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 10: SES volunteer Jack Conn at the CFA funding announcement. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 11: With the recent rains, Turpins Falls along the Campaspe River near Metcalfe has been flowing. Click on the photo the see the full gallery of pics. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 12: Bendigo street artists call for legal street art wall. Click on the photo to read the full story by Joseph Hinchliffe. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 13: Action from Bendigo Pioneers v Western Jets game. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 15: Jayde and Courtney Romero’s house in Heathcote was destroyed by fire. Jade went back into the house because she was worried about her uncle. All were safe. Click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 16: Click on the photo to see the full gallery of photos taken at Metcalfe Cascades. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 16: Aimee Staszkiewicz, Carolyn Staszkiewicz, Roger Huthance and Abi Trewertha dressed in their finest Op Shop fashion, getting ready for the Op Shop Ball. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 16: Axe Creek Cricket Club needs more players after losing most their A grade and B grade players. James O’Bryen is determine to bat on, hopefully not on his own. Click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 17: The Huntly Youth Girls Football team dressed up for their last training for the season. Lateisha Stone and Asha Coulson. Click on the photo to see the full gallery of photos. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 18: War Veteran John Meager pays his respects at the 50th anniversary of the battle of Long Tan. Click on the photo to read the full story by Jason Walls. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 20: Click on the photo to see all the action and faces from Bendigo’s On the Hop. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 20: Click on the photo to see the full junior sport gallery from the weekend of August 20. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 21: Click on the photo to see more of the action between North Bendigo and Colbinabbin. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 21: North Bendigo have pinched a win in the semi final playoff against Colbinabbin. Click on the photo to see more action from the game. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 22: Erica Kennedy, violinist with Orchestra Victoria playing in Bendigo. Picture: DARREN HOWE Click on the photo to read the full story.

AUGUST 22: Erica Kennedy, violinist with Orchestra Victoria playing in Bendigo. Picture: DARREN HOWE Click on the photo to read the full story.

AUGUST 22: Erica Kennedy, violinist with Orchestra Victoria playing in Bendigo. Picture: DARREN HOWE Click on the photo to read the full story.

AUGUST 23: Art collector Paul Guest At the Bendigo Art Gallery, click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 24: Harold Toma turns 100, click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 24: Harold Toma turns 100, click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 24: Harold Toma turns 100, click on the photo to read the full story. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUGUST 25: Emma Tomlins is proud to take to the court for her 200th game this weekend for South Bendigo. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 26: Battle of the Bands. Picture: NONI HYETT. Click on the photo to see the full story and more photos.

AUGUST 27: Saturday junior sport. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 28: Bendigo Thunder v Melbourne Uni. Click on the photo to see more photos from the game. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 28: Bendigo Thunder v Melbourne Uni. Click on the photo to see more photos from the game. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 30: Matthew Dellavedova made a visit home to Maryborough. Click on the photo to see the full gallery of images. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

AUGUST 30: The Australian Native Flower Show is on again this weekend. Click on the photo to read the full story by Tom O’ Callaghan. Picture: NONI HYETT

AUGUST 31: Staff at Bunnings dress up for Muscular Dystrophy Superhero Day. Danuta Maniaw, Evalyn Chavalambous, Melinda Peters, Jade Tonkin, Julie Eliades, Janelle Purtill and Chris Bronica. Picture NONI HYETT

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Scroll through the gallery abovefor the best photos from the month of August. Click on the photos to read the full stories.

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