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catch of the day Mick Kimpton owner of Mick’s Ocean Fresh Fish and Takeaway is proud to say his shop is Bendigo’s only dedicated fresh seafood shop that is open seven days a week. All seafood is hand picked from the markets with the freshest oysters shucked and fish filleted on site. As the weather warms up what is more delicious and healthy than fresh seafood straight from the markets? There is also an extensive range of home made products available including tartare sauce, seafood volau-vents, lasagne, fish stock, and fresh fish and chips cooked and served seven days a week between 11am and 3pm. If you simply feel like have a seat and enjoying a coffee there is top quality locally roasted coffee available. Mick, Dale and Karen invite you to stop by, say hello and sample some of the most deliciously fresh seafood Bendigo has to offer. Mick’s Ocean Fresh Fish and Takeaway is located at 2/301 High Street Kangaroo Flat and can be contacted on (03) 5447 9033.
paint place The team at Paint Place Bendigo pride themselves on their product diversity and specialist painting advice. No matter what the painting task, they will have the right products for the job. Having just joined the Paint Place Group, the bulk buying power of Paint Place Bendigo flows through to their retail pricing – meaning savings for you. The philosophy of Paint Place Bendigo is a complete customer focus, guiding the customer through to painting process from start to finish. This includes recommending the right products for the job. If you’d like to stay in the loop on the latest paint and decorating trends then join the free Paint Place YES Club. Register online at www. paintplace.com.au or if you are looking for inspiration or the latest deals on offer check out facebook.com/paintplace.colour. Paint Place Bendigo is a locally-operated business that continues to give back to the Bendigo community with involvement and support given to the Easter Fair Society, The Bendigo Spirit, Golden Square Bowling Club and other local schools and sporting clubs. Graham, Dylan and Paul look forward to helping you with all of your painting requirements. Paint Place Bendigo is located at 333 High Street Golden Square and can be contacted on (03) 5442 6488.
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Snooze Bendigo has been helping central Victoria sleep for more than 30 years. The store has recently doubled its floor space to ensure a greater range is available for customers and a range that is comparable to Snooze’s metro counterparts. Snooze is the longest established bedding specialists in Australia and the Bendigo Snooze store can offer you a large range of top brand furniture and products including Sealy, Sleepmaker, Slumberland, osteo and chiropractic ranges. With Snooze Bendigo’s new bedmatch system from the Sleep to Live Institute, in only five minutes their consultants can determine the correct sleep surface for each partner and make recommendations across all brands in store. Snooze also stocks a large range of Sheridan and Actil linen and towels and display a large range of quilt covers on the beds in store. The Bendigo Snooze store is family owned and operated and you will also see a familiar and friendly face when you stop by. With more than 45 years’ collective experience, you will always receive accurate and professional advice. Parking is not a problem with ample customer spaces available at the rear of the store. So why not visit Snooze Bendigo and see the gorgeous new showroom for yourself. Snooze is located at 86 Mitchell Street and can be contacted on (03) 5442 2840.
santa’s gone grass green Looking for something unique for your family and friends for Christmas this year? The gift of giving will last a lifetime with an instant lawn gift voucher from Bendigo’s leading turf supplier, Coolabah Turf. If you usually shy away from the gift voucher idea because you think it looks boring under the tree... check this out! If you place your order and pay for your gift voucher before Wednesday December 21 – the Coolabah crew will cut you a fresh slice of turf complete with a bow and gift card ready for it to go straight under the tree. All orders over 100m2 will also receive a copy of Nigel Ruck’s newly released, limited edition Loving Your Lawn – Your Guide to the Perfect Aussie Lawn.The humble backyard is the breeding ground for sporting heroes globally. It is also a sacred place for people of all ages to escape the increasing demands of our fast paced modern world. So when one of your loved ones tell you this year that they want a ‘’Buffalo’’ for Christmas – you can bet your boots it will be a Sir Walter Soft Leaf Buffalo lawn they are referring too. Coolabah Turf’s home grown Sir Walter is low maintenance, doesn’t need any chemicals to keep it out of garden beds and will thrive in our harsh, hot climate. If you like the sound of lazy summer days on a shagpile rug in your own backyard – then visit one of Coolabah’s regional landscape displays, located locally at ASQ Garden World in Eaglehawk or visit the Echuca farm 256 McSwain Road Echuca. Phone 1800 055 515 or check out coolturf.com.au to place your order for a fresh cut slice of turf to go with your gift voucher. Gift vouchers and sample slices of fresh cut turf will be available for pick up from ASQ Garden World or from Coolabah Turf’s Echuca farm on Friday, December 23 to guarantee you will make a lasting impression on Christmas morning.
happy housewarming For the past 60 years Simonds Homes has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. What sets Simonds apart is the homebuilding experience is a journey – taken together. That sentiment is also backed up by the Bendigo Simonds Homes team. Simonds Homes proudly employs a local production team of draftspeople, estimators and orderers as well as a large Bendigo employed building team. Pictured is Wayne McGrath (sales consultant), Michael Sokolowski (sales consultant) and Katrina Turner (regional sales manager) who invite you to visit the local Bendigo Simonds Homes displays at Lanark Drive McIvor Forest Estate and the Ascot Estate in McConnachie Court Epsom. All display homes are open seven days a week between noon and 5pm. For more information visit www.simonds.com.au or call Wayne on 0429 033 678 or Michael on 0427 854 618. ■
Bendigo Magazine Issue 25 - Summer 2011