Bendigo traders hope for busy December following year of COVID lockdowns

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
Updated December 12 2021 - 7:07am, first published December 11 2021 - 4:50am
Be.Bendigo interim chief executive Rob Stephenson says retailers want to make up for lost time and sales. Picture: NONI HYETT

Bendigo retailers are relying on this year's Christmas shopping period to help continue their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips: chris.pedler@austcommunitymedia.com.au