Good morning Bendigo - are you tired from a big night out last night? Too many snags or frothies?
Or were you in bed early, like me, being one of the few who spend their day of rest at work?
Regardless of how you woke up today, here's all the info you need to get your day started...
It's a little chilly at the moment, with patches of frost and fog about, so take care on the roads. Today it will reach a nice mild top of 21 degrees and be mostly sunny.
Tomorrow a top of 25 degrees is forecast, so make sure you've got your summer wardrobe sorted - it's almost here!
For more weather, visit The Addy'sweather page.
V/Line Bendigo is all quiet on twitter this morning, so expect trains to be running on time.
AFL grand final
Seriously, are you not yet sick of the footy? OK, OK, it's just me... But if you were sleeping under a rock yesterday, or you just plain don't care, Hawthorn won its 11th AFL premiership flag.
The Hawks defeated grand final newbies Fremantle, 11.11 (77) to 8.14 (62). See pictures from the game here.
Did The Addy photographers make it to your grand final celebrations? Click through our AFL grand final celebrations gallery and see if your photo is there.
Otherwise, we want your photos. Send in your grand final pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org and keep an eye our for our reader submissions gallery.
Burst water main
A burst main is restricting water supplies in Bendigo, East Bendigo, Strathdale and Kennington. Coliban Water is undertaking emergency repairs on Hodgkinson Street in Kennington. The company can’t say when the problem will be fixed.
Road works in Mitchell Street
Multi-million dollar road works have started in Mitchell Street this morning. Trees are being cut and mulched along the strip. Sections of the road towards Pall Mall have been closed with signs pointing out detours.
Drink-driver caught "testing new car"
Police arrested a drink-driver in California Gully late yesterday. According to police, the learner driver had bought a new car and wanted to test it. Police said the 21-year-old returned a reading of 0.85
THE WEB HIT LIST
Most popular stories from our website yesterday...
Do you know of someone celebrating turning another year older today? Let us know, email@example.com
If it's your birthday today, you share the day with...
Horatio Nelson, English admiral (1758-1805);
Gene Autry, US actor-singer-businessman (1907-1998);
Greer Garson, British-born actress (1909-1996);
Richard Bonynge, Australian conductor (1930-);
Jerry Lee Lewis, US singer (1935-);
Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy (1936-);
Mark Mitchell, Australian TV entertainer (1955-); and
Julia Gillard, former Australian prime minister (1961-).
Vote on REAL issue: Did your cook nail the grand final barbie?
TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR...
1399 - King Richard II becomes the first English monarch to abdicate.
1789 - Congress votes to create the United States Army, made up of 1000 enlisted men and officers.
1829 - The first regular police patrols appear on the streets of London. The officers are nicknamed "Bobbies" after the Home Secretary, Sir Robert Peel, who sponsored the bill establishing the force.
2000 - At the Sydney Olympics, glory and heartbreak almost simultaneously for Australia on the hockey pitch. The Hockeyroos come up with their third Olympic title in succession, beating Argentina 3-1 for Australia's final gold medal of the Games. It came only hours after the men had lost a tense penalty shootout in their semi-final against the Netherlands; Kenyan Noah Ngeny caused one of the Games' biggest upsets by beating odds-on favourite Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco in the 1500m; Australia's women's basketballers posted their best ever result at an Olympics by advancing to the gold medal match with a win over Brazil.
2012 - Sydney Swans beat Hawthorn in the AFL grand final.
WHAT WE'RE CHASING TODAY
- We'll be covering the National Police Remembrance Day service and march in Pall Mall this morning.
If you want to take part and pay homage to those who have died while serving their communities, head to the Old Police Station in Bull Street at 10.30am.
- The finals of the Bendigo Tennis Open.
If you see one of our photographers about, make sure you say g'day.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Q. Why don't dogs make good dancers?
A. Because they have two left feet!
Got a better one? Send it in and we'll publish it (provided it's G-rated!), firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy your sunny Sunday!