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The Voices of Wentworth: following in the footsteps of past ‘voices’ movements

By ERIN MODARO The Voices of Wentworth is just one of over 50 independent local organisations helping their communities engage in local democracy. Starting in 2019, the non-partisan group was devised by local residents who felt disillusioned and underrepresented by their local members. The Voices of Wentworth model was based off previous groups who had […]

Transport for NSW to ban right-hand turns at Bondi Road intersection against community consultation   

By SASHA FOOT Transport for NSW is proceeding to ban right-hand turns at the intersection of Wellington Street and Bondi Road from July 1st, despite continued community and council opposition that halted the proposal nine years ago.   The community maintains that removing the right turn will have detrimental impact on school time traffic, as Montessori […]

Bid to rename Woollahra Street to ‘Ukraine Street’ dropped by council following community push-back

By AMBER GRIFFIN Fullerton Street in Woollahra will not be renamed to 'Ukraine Street', after Woollahra council dropped the idea at a recent council meeting following push-back from local residents. The proposed renaming is part of an effort by the Ukrainian Council of NSW to change street names where Russian Consulates stand to show solidarity […]

Waverley Council to hold public opening of Bondi Junction Cycleway

By ERIN MODARO Waverley Council is celebrating the opening of the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape upgrade, with a public event being held on June 14. The completion of the Bondi Road to St James Road section of the cycleway is a part of an $18 million project funded by both the federal and state […]

Waverley Council announces small grant recipients

By ERIN MODARO Waverley Council has announced the recipients of small grants awarded to 14 local businesses and individuals, with the grants totaling in $43,938. The council has said that the funding will be going towards local projects, and is one of the ways that the council can celebrate initiatives in the community. The Small […]

Randwick Council proposes transformation of Maroubra Street into public plaza

By SAM PASHMI Randwick council has announced plans to transform McKeon Street Maroubra into a pedestrian friendly plaza to "increase the amount of space available to the public and improve access to local businesses". Beginning September this year, McKeon Street will be temporarily converted and redesigned into a public space for a 6 month trial […]

Eastside radio awarded license to broadcast from Bondi Pavilion

By ERIN MODARO Community radio station Eastside 89.7 FM has been approved by council to operate from the Bondi Pavilion. Waverley council announced today that the local station has been granted a license to broadcast their shows from the pavilion, after the subject was broached at a May 17 council meeting. Eastside radio has been […]

Bondi Surf Club conservation project to go ahead says Waverley Council

By ERIN MODARO Waverley Council has announced that the Bondi Surf Bathers' Life Saving Club conservation project was approved by the Sydney Eastern City Planning panel on June 3rd, and the transformation of the heritage building is set to go ahead. Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos announced the green-light on the conservation project, saying that "this […]

Newest ‘pop-up pedal park’ coming to South Maroubra

By ERIN MODARO South Maroubra car park will be home to the newest 'pop-up pedal park' run by Randwick Council, and will open to the public this Thursday. The car park will be temporarily turned into a contained space for kids and families to ride their bikes, scooters and skateboards, and have a safe space […]

Randwick joins neighboring councils in opposing weekend construction

By SAM PASHMI Randwick Council is joining with Woollahra, Waverley and Bayside councils to oppose government plans to green-light weekend construction without council approval. A motion was passed at a Randwick Council meeting on May 24th calling for a letter to be addressed to NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet and NSW Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts […]