Tag Archives: Bendigo

Local people, local products

Now we can all support local makers and stores in our area without having to trek from store to store and market to market, as we now have bendigomade.com.au We all want to support local business and buy local products – … Continue reading

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Council election candidates

Updated 5 October 2016 There are HEAPS of new candidates for the upcoming City of Greater Bendigo council elections. You will be sent a ballot pack from 4-6 October, which must be returned by 6pm, Friday 21 October. (More info from VEC … Continue reading

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Bendigo Burger Adventures – Part II

by Paul Waldron The quest continues to find ‘Bendigo’s best sub $10 burger’, supporting Bendigo’s vast array of independent food localities (no franchises allowed as a part of my quest). Sunday night’s adventure led me to the Daggy Varandah. I ordered … Continue reading

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Local theatre, that won’t let you down…

A new theatre production holds a mirror up to the real life of new parents, and asks “Why doesn’t anybody tell you what it is going to be really like?” The Let-Down Reflex is an original theatre production that explores how parents constantly find their reality … Continue reading

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Bendigo quilters and patchworkers!

Local quilters and patchworkers in the Bendigo area are being asked to donate their time and skills to produce patchwork blocks, all in the name of charity. The blocks will form completed quilts to be auctioned off at the Bendigo CraftAlive … Continue reading

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Bendigo 2020: Faith in our city’s great future

by Margaret O’Rourke, CEO Aspire Cultural and Charitable Foundation Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 27 May 2016 It is 2020 and I’m driving north into Bendigo along the High Street Boulevard. The Sacred Heart Cathedral with its established Aspire Precinct comes into view. … Continue reading

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Bendigo 2020: Aiming for The Good Life

by Ian McBurney, Sustainability Advocate and great person to know. Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 20 May 2016 In 1996 I moved from Bendigo to Melbourne for deeper conversations, cultural diversity and positive thinking. In 2007, Claire and I … Continue reading

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Bendigo 2020: The Way of the Future

Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 13 May 2016 Bendigo is just entering its third renaissance… first we had the gold rush in the 1850s, then we had the Bendigo Mutual Permanent Land and Building Society which evolved into … Continue reading

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What’s your favourite heritage building?

We heart Bendigo! We heart our heritage buildings! What do YOU love about the heritage of Greater Bendigo? The City of Greater Bendigo Heritage Advisory Committee would like to know. Take a picture of the heritage you love – it could be a person, … Continue reading

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Best Fish and Chips in Bendigo

Where to get the best fish and chips! Continue reading

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