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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

Our cafes and restaurants in COV-19 times

Things are changing rapidly! Conversations were were having last week i.e. planning for Easter and the writers festival and all those lovely things are different now. We can't stress enough though - stay at home if you can. We've compiled this list so you can avoid the crazy supermarket queues. Support our local hospitality businesses,

My Bendigo: Meg Caffin

Meg is an Urban Forest Consultant.Meg looks at where the current and future gaps in tree canopy cover are. By providing the evidence base, she helps to prioritise tree and vegetation management policy and programs to maximise benefits for people, for the environment and for local economies. Meg also combines her knowledge and specialist expertise

Adults only hot beverages

Mulled wine Wine Bank on View, 45 View Street After a sip of her very first mulled wine, my companion "immediately felt warm from the inside out. It really reminded me of Christmas, the only thing missing was snow outside the windows." We asked for ours to be served in a mug, and the staff

Get fit for free

Don't have any spare change for a gym membership? No money floating around to pay for a personal trainer? No worries! These are great ways to keep fit for free; that's right. No money! Nada! Bendigo Parkrun Race against yourself and try to beat the clock. Every Saturday from 8am at Kennington Reservoir you can

Where to find Bendigo’s best craft beer

Contributor:  Jo Doye, Treasurer Bendigo Beer Co-Festival Director - Bendigo on the Hop Favourite beer style: Red IPA Favourite brewery: Bridge Road Brewers   Cambrian Hotel Walking into the bar, you’ll feel at home instantly. A true country pub minus the tasteless macro lager on tap. Here you won’t find anything on tap owned by the

Best Fish and Chips in Bendigo

We thought that in the lead up to Easter, 'The People of Bendigo' would need to know where to go to get their fill. We do suggest that you may want to ring and order to avoid long delays on Good Friday though - you can even call the day before. Our pick! Mick's Fish