Bendigo Buzz

44 of Bendigo's best tatts
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Here is more proof Bendigo is home to some very talented artists. While their work may not ever hang in the art gallery, it will probably be seen by more people than will ever walk through the doors of the city's cultural hub. Bendigo's tattooists are a very talented bunch. Bel..
09-May-2014
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5 buildings that deserve nicknames
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Australians like giving their buildings and structures nicknames. It gives a sense of familiarity as well as appreciation. There's the Coathanger and the nearby Nuns in a Scrum in Sydney. Melbourne has its Big Cheese Stick and Jeff's Shed and Brisbane has the Gotham Tower. It's n..
24-Apr-2014
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2048: A Time Odyssey
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If you recognise those four little numbers, you are a member of an increasingly-frustrated club. 2048 has taken Australia by storm, and Bendigo is no exception. It is rising up the iTunes charts as thousands of Australians spend countless hours trying to get that one four-digit block. B..
24-Apr-2014
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8 more Bendigo buildings lost forever
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A few weeks ago, Bendigo Buzz remembered the Princess Theatre, a great loss to View St and to Bendigo. We received so much feedback on that story, we thought we would bring you more examples of the sins of our fathers. Below is a list of former Bendigo buildings, or buildings that have c..
21-Apr-2014
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You'll never guess what this was demolished for
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A few weeks ago, Bendigo Buzz highlighted the Princess Theatre, a great loss to View St and to Bendigo. We received so much feedback on that story, we thought we would bring you another example of the sins of our fathers. This time it is the former ANA Hall on View Street. Imagine wh..
17-Apr-2014
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Smile: Bendigo selfies
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Selfies are everywhere, and Bendigo is no exception. Below is a collection of Bendigo selfies posted on Instagram. Its not just the young, but the middle-aged are also getting in on the act. Mirrors, restaurants and cars seem to be the most popular spots for locals to whip out their..
17-Apr-2014
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14 more parking failures
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We have had so many requests for more of these, we had to oblige. Here is the latest installment of Bendigo parking attempts you will not believe. Keep sending them in. 1. It says 'no standing' not 'no parking 2. Yeah, but the lines are only advisory, righ..
11-Apr-2014
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7 photos that make you pine for the past
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Sins of the our fathers – Part 1 It's not unusual to look back on our lives and regret things we have done. When it's about entire communities, the regrets can be devastating. While we have a lot to thank those who walked the streets of our city in the past for, there was a..
04-Apr-2014
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Local places as you have never seen them
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We have some great places in Bendigo, many of them worth photographing. However, you have never seen them photographed like this before. Bendigo Buzz photographer Andrew Perryman has taken pics of some of our great buildings and given them the panorama treatment. Essentially, they ar..
28-Mar-2014
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Bus stops that shoud be in Bendigo
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Council is putting new bus stops in Mitchell St, and the place is a mess. We reckon all the noise, dust and delays should produce something special. What do you think of these ideas for us stops, in Mitchell St and all over the city? 1. This one would stop vandalism. ..
18-Mar-2014
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Politics 101: Cameras are everywhere
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Media outlets take lots of photos and footage of politicians. Most of it you never get to see. Some of it is great entertainment. As a lesson to future politicians, we present the "cameras pick up everything" collection. Enjoy. We thought we would start with..
14-Mar-2014
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Politics 101: The hand gesture
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Jacinta Allan is one of our most recogniseable faces. As Member for Bendigo East she is our most prolific speaker. Whether it be at schools, VIP visits or openings, she is usually one of the highlights at the podium. She is also a role model to many locals, especially young gir..
14-Mar-2014
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19 car park attempts you won't believe
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We all think we are good drivers, right? Well, it looks like we are not. Here is a collection of some of the, well, most interesting parking efforts spotted in our local streets. 1. Not sure how this was achieved? 2. Wonder if a..
25-Feb-2014
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17 Hollywood stars in Bendigo
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You would be surprised how many references to Hollywood there are around Bendigo. Here, we have a little fun. If you like it, share it. 1. May as well start with a classic 2. Another classic 3. One of the all-tim..
25-Feb-2014
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48 pets you can adopt today
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Yes, we know, it's a cat gallery, but these are not your every day pets. These are pets you can take home, now. They are available for adoption from Bendigo Animal Welfare and Community Service BAWCS has a pro-life policy, and unlimited vet care is provided. See below for de..
24-Feb-2014
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6 of the best Bendigo You Tube videos
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To save you hours of looking through videos of cats and excited toddlers, we thought we would give you the best Bendigo videos You Tube has to offer. 1. A great fly-through of parts of Bendigo 2. This one is a bit long, but it shows some grea..
22-Feb-2014
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15 photos of Bendigo then and now
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Bendigo Weekly photographer Andrew Perryman followed in the steps of legendary photographer Alan Doney to show a contract of Bendigo in the 1950s and 60s to today. If you like it, share it. 1. Second-hand bookshop near Rosalind Park 2. The Capital Theatre and ANA..
21-Feb-2014
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