A Bendigo Statue?

A Bendigo Statue? Bendigo eh? Beeston’s legendary bare-knuckled boxer may have thrown in the towel when he died 138 years ago, but his legacy looks like it will never be counted out. He has books about him, a graphic novel, a blue plaque on Wollaton Road, and  a couple of articles in...

Beeston Beats: Bendigo review

Beeston Beats: Bendigo review Happy New Year Beestonians! Let us hope you have all recovered from the toils of the festive season and the super dry period of abstinence that is now upon us. I may be a little late to the party with this one so to speak. January is always quiet, and we are all...

Bendigo: Part 2

Bendigo: Part 2 In our last issue we wrote about Bendigo, the Beeston based boxer and campaigner. Local historian Alan Dance, who has researched Bendigo for a new book (out soon!) contacted us to tell us how some of the things we know of Bendigo might have been the product of some...