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Government plan to slash Eastern Suburbs bus services slammed

By ALLISON HORE In a bid to “improve connections” to the CBD and South East Light Rail, the NSW government has announced a plan to slash the number of bus services across Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.  Under the plan, which the government is currently seeking feedback on, 25 bus services will be cut, 23 will be […]

Mask up: COVID-19 restrictions reinstated as Eastern Suburbs couple test positive

By ALLISON HORE A number of COVID-19 restrictions have been reinstated across the Greater Sydney area following a man in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs testing positive for the virus.  From 5pm tonight until Monday, masks will be compulsory at indoor venues across the city as well as in supermarkets and on public transport. Singing and dancing […]

From fashion to innovation: Restoration of Bondi Junction’s Boot Factory begins

By ALLISON HORE Restoration works to transform the historic Boot Factory in Bondi Junction into a new civic innovation hub have begun.  The former shoemaking factory behind Norman Lee Place on 27-33 Spring Street in Bondi Junction, once left to fall into disrepair, is set to be transformed into a new civic innovation hub.  The […]

HIV and Hepatitis warning issued for Bondi “wellness centre”

By ALLISON HORE NSW Health is urging anyone who underwent a procedure at a Bondi Junction wellness clinic to get tested for bloodborne infections like HIV after the clinic’s practitioners were found to have little knowledge of infection control. Clients at the now-closed Detoxologie clinic at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction are being warned […]

Sydneysiders urged to stay home as COVID-19 cluster grows

By ALLISON HORE As the COVID-19 cluster in the Northern Beaches grows, and the local government area goes into lockdown once more, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has urged Sydneysiders to stay home. The number of COVID-19 cases associated with a cluster in Sydney’s Northern Beaches grew to 39 on Saturday morning, prompting tough restrictions on […]

String of venues fined for COVID-19 breaches

By ALLISON HORE A string of venues across Sydney’s CBD and Eastern suburbs have been slapped with $5000 fines for failing to comply with COVID-19 public health orders Unity Hall in Balmain, the Darlo Village Hotel in Darlinghurst, the Eastern Hotel in Bondi Junction, and the Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel were all found to be […]

Building futures

BY JOHN MOYLE Buildings directly and indirectly account for almost 40 per cent of global energy consumption and that is why this week Waverley Council rolled out the second phase of its Building Futures program aimed at reducing energy costs across the municipality’s strata buildings. To date, 10 buildings have completed this first roll-out of […]

Bad Apples in the barrel

By Michael Hitch Tech giant Apple has left a sour taste in a customer’s mouth when staff at the Bondi Junction store withheld an iPhone belonging to a twelve-year-old girl after she left it at the store to be repaired on 29 December. The screen of the phone was cracked. When she returned on 31 […]

Lime rolls in to the share bike market

By Vanessa Lim New player in the Australian share bike market Lime has distributed over 800 electric bicycles around Sydney streets this week. With the significant failures of other share bike companies in the Sydney market not appearing to act as a deterrent, Lime has dispatched its bikes from Surry Hills to Bondi Junction. In […]

Meet the Locals: City East Community College

BY JADE MORELLINI City East Community College (CECC) is a non-profit, adult education provider, offering hundreds of short courses for individuals living in Inner and Eastern Sydney. They cater for everyone’s educational needs, with their courses covering the arts, lifestyle, business, computing and graphic design, health and fitness as well as languages and communications. City […]