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Sydney’s New 91-Kilometre Walking Trail

Ever wanted to walk from the Sydney Opera House all the way to Parramatta whilst taking in the views of our iconic Sydney Harbour? Well if the NSW Government's $60 million Parramatta to Sydney Foreshore Link project goes ahead you will be able to do just that. The 91-kilometre walk will reimagine Sydney & Parramatta […]

Bondi Beach street works up for public exhibition

By DANIEL LO SURDO Changes to a Bondi Beach streetscape that would include an upgraded extended two-way bike path have been submitted by Waverley Council for public exhibition, with eastern suburbs residents being called on to consult on the works that will be partially funded by the state government. According to Waverley Council, the project […]

Bondi Festival Returns In 2022 To Warm Up Winter

Sydney's most exciting winter event, the Bondi Festival, has announced dates for its return this year. In July the three week, all-ages festivities will take in various locations across Bondi from July 1-17, celebrating local artists, immersive performance and more; all programmed for ultimate play. Featuring performers, storytellers and creators from Sydney and beyond, sharing everything from […]

North Bondi streetscape works underway

By DANIEL LO SURDO Works to a North Bondi streetscape were due to start on Monday, in a move that Waverley mayor Paula Masselos said would "be beautifying" the eastern suburbs neighbourhood. The construction at Glenayr Avenue in North Bondi, which will last six months, is expected to install new pedestrian crossings and signage in […]

Bondi boot factory restoration kicks on, with completion months away

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Restoration of the Spring Street boot factory building in Bondi has reached its one-year milestone, leaving only a few months until its completion. Following a successful development application in May 2020, works commenced in April 2021 in partnership with head contractor Lloyd Group. “Our Community Strategic Plan notes the community’s wish for […]

Surfing’s “unsung hero” honoured on Bondi Sea Wall

By AMBER GRIFFIN A mural of Australian surfing trailblazer Pauline Menczer was unveiled on the Bondi Sea Wall this week, with the eastern suburbs native honoured as an "unsung hero" of the surfing world. Menczer is the only person from Bondi to win a world surfing title (1993) but never received any prize money or […]

Music Took Abroad’s Jack Dawson From A Small Town To London & Back To Sydney

As we all know the world is vast place, but sometimes it can seem tiny. This was never more evident then when an email came into my inbox touting a new Australian music group called Abroad, which just so happens to include someone I went to school with. Obviously upon receiving this email I had […]

Plans for $17.8 million Bondi chambers revealed

By DANIEL LO SURDO Waverley Council has called on the community to provide feedback on multi-million dollar plans to upgrade its Bondi chambers building. Council has budgeted $17.8 million for the refurbishment, with $12 million believed to be needed to make the building compliant with modern building and safety standards, which will include the removal […]

Eastern suburbs mayor says climate change impacts ‘evident’ as big swells sweep area

By DANIEL LO SURDO The mayor of an eastern suburbs council has said that climate change impacts are "evident" after recent big swells and high tides have caused further damage to the area's coast, after previous repairs were needed following flooding last month. On the weekend, staff from Waverley Council assessed damages to different sites […]

Waverley Mayor pushes to tackle overdevelopment

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Waverley Council Mayor Paula Masselos has backed an investigation into establishing a community planning organisation to help tackle overdevelopment in the area. At February’s council meeting, councillors unanimously supported a Mayoral Minute to recognise the “significant and growing community concern about the extent of overdevelopment in the Waverley local government area” and […]