Community

Things that can help & support available

Thoughts from a Mental Health Accredited Social Worker in Bendigo... Anxiety is worrying about the past or the future. Now, more than ever we may be noticing some struggle with anxiety. Worrying about what will come next; who will be affected? Am I doing everything I can to keep everyone safe? Talking to clients and

Fresh air: keeping sane while social distancing

"With many people feeling anxious about the pandemic, the Gardens are a sanctuary for engaging with nature to reduce stress and experience calm."  Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria   It is still encouraged to get out and do some exercise while remembering social distancing measures. Walking and bike riding around our parks offers some much

Essential Services

Things are changing rapidly! We're updating this post daily. If not listed here, we're assuming operations are business-as-usual. Heaps also available via online ordering via the usual suspects. Any additions or changes to this list, please contact us here or via social media. Last updated 3pm, 31Mar20. Bakeries are listed here. Bendigo Community Farmers' Market

Bakeries that are open

Our bakery staff are working hard. Please, please take heed of social distancing rules. Order ahead if possible (numbers will be listed) Eaglehawk Bakery Both locations are open (Queen Street & Eaglehawk). Coffee available too. Elmore Bakery Take-away only. Call ahead 5432 6558 if you need bread, milk, pies, coffee or treats. Flora Hill Bakehouse

2020-03-25T15:51:08+10:00Categories: Community, Eat & Drink|

Regional Markets this December

Support your local farmers' market and handmade markets this Christmas across our region: Friday 6 December 5pm-8.30pm, Twilight Market, Bendigo District RSL  Havilah Road, Long Gully 5pm-8pm, Daylesford Twilight Christmas Market, Daylesford Town Hall Saturday 7 December 9am-1pm, Woodend Farmers Market, Cnr High & Forest Streets 3pm-8pm, Kyneton Twilight Festival, 81 Mollison Street 8am-12 noon,

Coffee in Long Gully!

By Dave Fagg Community worker at St Matthew’s Church godfoodpeople.orgt Bit of a good news story for you all, involving a few of my favourite things: my neighbourhood of Long Gully, coffee, creative community action. Many of my Long Gully neighbours will know Gar, who runs the Long Gully post office. He is a