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Where to go for a digital detox

It's most definitely the age of the smart phone. I don't know about you, but I use mine for EVERYTHING. An alarm clock, a kitchen timer, to write my shopping list, to check my bank account and to chat to my friends and family (of course). At the end of the day, it makes me

New play set for a world premiere in Bendigo

Tripwire Theatre Inc. are in rehearsal for a new play which promises to deliver a big impact this March. Written by local theatre-makers Megan J Riedl and Jacob Honeychurch, The Belly Dancer is a bold new performance inspired by real-life experiences of family violence. The play, which has been almost two years in the making,

New Years Eve in Central Victoria

It's hard to believe that 2019 is just around the corner! We've put together a list of things you can do to celebrate the New Year in our beloved Bendigo, and beyond. Bendigo’s Annual Midnight Fireworks Display Rosalind Park, Pall Mall, BendigoHead to Rosi Park and secure your spot under the Poppet Head. Watch the

Help raise money for Movember with Mo Laughs

If you’re like me, a lady who has no chance of being able to grow her own moustache, comedy fundraiser ‘Mo Laughs’ is a great way to give money to the cause while enjoying a fun-filled night (and not growing facial hair). Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide are among the leading health

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

The Wine Science Show

An exciting addition to the inaugural Bendigo Comedy Festival, a comedy and educational talk about all things wine. Join Luke Morris as he explains the origins of Champagne, explains how alcohol affects the body, and answers questions about how much you can drink and why you drink. The event will be held at local comedy hot

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend. Wallys Dog Café Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale This mobile café is not

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 

Indoor Play Centres in Bendigo

Baby, it's cold outside; let's play indoors today. Where does one go in this fine city? Well you have a few options: Discovery Science & Technology Centre 5444 4400 7 Railway Place Over 100 fascinating exhibits to explore, including a planetarium, vertical slide, kaleidescope and The Lab. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am-4pm during school terms. Open daily from 10am-4pm

Fresh ready-made meals

Not much of a cook, or your resident chef needs a break? Looking for a freshly-prepared meal (not-frozen) for dinner at home? There are some fairly cheap options out there; here are the quality ones: Fresh 5 Bendigo 0419 960 712 Started by two passionate local foodies who love to eat healthily but don't always have