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Preston Market Cook Off

The annual Preston Market cook off was again a huge success, with two of our very own Chefs, Tony and Michelle, teaming up with Northern Blues Football Club players in the ultimate test of speed, skill, and taste mastery! Just … Continue reading

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AFL legend, Mick Malthouse, comes to lunch at Bell City!

As part of our continuing sponsorship of local Northern Football League team, The Northern Blues, we were excited to host the 2013 AFL business lunch of the season, right here at Bell City! Malthouse, a household name known for his … Continue reading

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TOP 5 LOCAL CAFES

A Melbourne visit just isn’t complete without having breakfast at a quirky café. We’ve rounded up our list of local favorites – all within walking distance! TOP 5 LOCAL CAFES 1. Little Henri A landmark of High Street, this fancy … Continue reading

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Gallery Space Launch

    Rydges Bell City Preston proudly launched the first exhibition in its new gallery space, on display in the main foyer of the hotel. Showcasing shots from Melbourne photographer William Watt, the images are a series of evocative noir … Continue reading

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Rydges at 2013 Bridal Spectacular

The girls from the dedicated, Rydges Bell City weddings department recently featured a stall at the Bridal Spectacular Bride Expo in Melbourne.  The beautiful day, surrounded by flowers, elegant couture, and eager brides-to-be, was a perfect occasion to showcase the … Continue reading

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Northern Blues Sponsorship

Rydges Bell City Preston is proud to announce the growth of their partnership with The Northern Blues Football Club by becoming a major sponsor. The long relationship with the club, further support was shown by hosting the first 2013 club … Continue reading

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Big Brother Australia 2013 Auditions

This year Rydges Bell City Preston was the host venue for the Big Brother 2013 auditions, a huge undertaking that attracted over 2,000 Melbourne hopefuls in to strut their stuff for the panel of TV show producers. Utilizing a total … Continue reading

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Kitchen Garden Planting

 A new kitchen garden was on the plate this week for Rydges Bell City Preston, with a community helping hand from Preston Market and the budding green thumbs from local preschool, Kinder Haven. CHILL Restaurant at Rydges Bell City Preston, … Continue reading

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