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#1 LEGs-R-US

Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:05 AM

So the worst thing about where I live is the forty minute hike to spotlight... I have been known to moan about this.

Anyway, over the past month I have noticed this building being built next to the Ginnindera medical centre in belco.  I even commented to Dh that it would be awesome as a spotlight.  Yesterday I noticed it has been painted white with blue trim... Now I am just willing them to put on the red spotlight letters.  

So should I keep dreaming or does someone have some inside knowledge that is going to shatter my dreams and tell me it is another tyre place (what Dh reckons).

Much appreciated... Clearly I am obsessing over it. Lol

Jen

#2 Peppery

Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:11 AM

You a more patient than me. I would be on the phone to spotlight head office asking if they are opening a new store at that location ph34r.gif

#3 CountryFeral

Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:11 AM

No idea.. I am thousands of miles away from you.

But thought I'd nip in to tell you you are not alone in your 'is it spotlight?' obsessing!

They are building a big shopping centre thingy in the town next to me and I sometimes wake in the middle of the night wondering .... will there be a spotlight?

#4 71Cath

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:53 AM

Can it be true?????

Please god let it be true. hands.gif  blush.gif

#5 livvie7586

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:59 AM

won't parking be a PITA up there though?  i see a doctor at ginninderra, and it can be close to impossible to get a park

#6 Rachel70

Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:21 AM

I have been hoping the same thing every time I drive past. I would LOVE it to be spotlight.

#7 Rachel70

Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:34 AM

This info I found states it will be a BCF store.
http://www.homehound.com.au/block+3+se+net...onnen+act+2617/

Bummer

#8 71Cath

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

Poo

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#9 brazen

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:49 PM

oh bugger sad.gif i drove past it on monday nigth and it wasn't painted then i'm sure!

there were rumours a few years ago of a spotlight coming to belco but nothing eventuated and i was told recently that there used to be one there years ago but i don't ever remember it! (have lived here 15 years this year and used to visit a few times a year before that)


#10 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:57 PM

My mother lives in Weston Creek and perpetually whinges about not having a Spotlight within cooee. I had better not tell her about this or it will break her heart. She is visiting me at the moment and I had to take her to Spotlight yesterday - four hours later.........

How smart would it be to build a Spotlight and a BCF together?

#11 Puggle

Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:55 PM

QUOTE (Old Grey Mare @ 07/02/2013, 08:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How smart would it be to build a Spotlight and a BCF together?


laughing2.gif, I love it.

Edited by Puggle, 07 February 2013 - 10:56 PM.


#12 brazen

Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:34 PM

weston creek is much closer to spotlight than i am! probably only half as far! LOL

#13 71Cath

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:35 AM

I always thought the smart thing to do would be to have a huge site, with Bunnings on the right, Spotlight on the left...

And yes, Weston Creek is much closer than MacGregor...

#14 PatG

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

My "local" spotlight is next to an anaconda so BCF would work!

#15 jayskette

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

the medical centre itself should BE a spotlight. so many times I've received crap/rude treatment there.

#16 71Cath

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:51 AM

QUOTE (jayskette @ 10/02/2013, 11:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
the medical centre itself should BE a spotlight. so many times I've received crap/rude treatment there.

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#17 Alpha_Chook

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:54 AM

I am dreaming for an Ikea store near me....and lots of overtime at work to pay for all the stuff I buy when I go there all the time

#18 71Cath

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:56 AM

Me too Alpha-Chook, but I think you have to have a population of over 1 million to get an IKEA?

#19 LEGs-R-US

Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:47 PM

yes the final straw was probably the yellow trim going on the outside. Unless Spotlight is going to change their color scheme all hope is lost :-(.  

Problem is I can't even visualise where my beloved Belco Spotlight could go now.... although I have run the possibility of it somehow fitting into the old camping world into my head!


#20 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:51 PM

QUOTE (brazen @ 08/02/2013, 02:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
weston creek is much closer to spotlight than i am! probably only half as far! LOL



As my mother does not drive it might as well be on the moon.

#21 Clever Clogs

Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

Ikea is coming original.gif

#22 HeroOfCanton

Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:20 PM

QUOTE (mavisandjack @ 10/02/2013, 01:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ikea is coming original.gif

Where and when? I've been waiting for ikea forever!!

#23 LEGs-R-US

Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:22 PM

i'll believe it when I see it.. just like Spotlight.

#24 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:14 PM

QUOTE (71Cath @ 10/02/2013, 11:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Me too Alpha-Chook, but I think you have to have a population of over 1 million to get an IKEA?

DF and I were talking about this today! Not to mention all the regional populations that would travel to Canberra!

QUOTE (mavisandjack @ 10/02/2013, 01:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ikea is coming original.gif

Please let this be true or you'll crush my heart!

I was going to message IKEAs FB page demanding/begging for one!

Between Costco and Masters and then IKEA I'd ever need to leave Canberra again!

#25 Rachel70

Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:15 PM

When I drove past today, I saw they have put the words boating, camping and fishing on the front of the building.




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