Woman stabs mother over text message

A BENDIGO woman sent her mother a text message saying “you’re going to know what pain is” before she stabbed her repeatedly.

Jayde Rhiannon Wallis, 29, was sentenced to five and a half years prison over the frenzied stabbing at her mother’s Spring Gully home on January 16.

One stab wound missed her mother’s heart by 1mm, the Supreme Court sitting in Bendigo heard.

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Mother to stand trial over death of her five-month-old daughter

Published in the Bendigo Advertiser  and The Age December 17

A Bendigo mother charged with manslaughter over the death of her baby daughter has been committed to stand trial.

Jayde Poole, left in grey jumper, leaving court on Monday.Jayde Poole, left, in grey jumper, leaving court on Monday. Photo: Josh Fagan/Bendigo Advertiser

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Victoria’s ‘favourite librarian’ sacked by Bendigo TAFE

BENDIGO TAFE has axed five staff from its city campus library, including a woman who was named Victoria’s favourite librarian.

Picture: Flickr

Picture: Flickr

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Ice addiction rising in Bendigo middle class, inquiry told

THE drug ice is taking hold among Bendigo’s middle class, a state parliamentary inquiry has heard.

INQUIRING: Committee members Ben Carroll, Simon Ramsay, Johan Scheffer, Tim McCurdy. Picture: JOSH FAGAN

Parliamentary inquiry committee members Ben Carroll, Simon Ramsay, Johan Scheffer, Tim McCurdy. Picture: JOSH FAGAN

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Paramedics battling with violent ice users

BENDIGO paramedics say the rising number of ice users they are treating is “getting out of control”.

Eaglehawk station paramedic Richard Marchingo said ambulance call-outs to people affected by the drug ice was a concern.

INCREASING CALLS: Paramedics Bruce Dorrington and Richard Marchingo. Picture: JODIE DONNELLAN

“It’s got out of hand really quickly,” he said.

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Harley Hicks committed to trial over baby death

HARLEY Hicks will stand trial for the murder of baby Zayden Veal.

Hicks stood in the dock of the Bendigo Magistrates Court at the end of a four day committal hearing and declared he was “not guilty”.

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Baton, wallet key evidence in baby murder investigation

HARLEY Hicks became chief suspect in the murder of baby Zayden Veal when a wallet belonging to the child’s stepfather was found at Hicks’s brother’s home, a court has heard.

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