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Historic Coogee Pier pylons to be transformed into public artwork

By SASHA FOOT Randwick City Council will repurpose the historic Coogee Pier pylons into public art, after safety concerns led to their removal from the beach. The twelve pylons, which were the final remnants of the 1920s Coogee Pleasure Pier, were removed by council-hired contractors in early July after rough surf conditions exposed the pillars. […]

COVID heroes honoured at Coogee

By DANIEL LO SURDO Street banners honouring the "resilience and commitment of the workers" throughout the pandemic will hang in Coogee for the next fortnight, in a move by council to honour those critical to the COVID-19 response. The banners, which were created by local artist Sandra Cipriotti and funded under council's community creative investment […]

The (beach) party is over

by Laura Neill For many Sydneysiders and tourists alike, Christmas Day is synonymous with the beach. It wasn’t so long ago when backpackers and locals descended on Sydney’s iconic eastern beaches armed with Santa hats and eskies full of booze to live the “other” Australian dream –sinking a few cold beers on a scorching Christmas […]

Dry beaches this summer

BY JADE MORELLINI After introducing a permanent ban on the consumption of alcohol at Coogee Beach, Randwick Council has extended the ban to other Eastern Suburbs’ beaches, from Clovelly to La Perouse, over this festive season. This has provoked anger amongst locals who disagree. The alcohol ban at Coogee was put in place after 15 […]

Submarine cables to land in Coogee

By Elliott Brennan Dunningham Reserve in Coogee is set to become the site of a submarine fibre-optic cable link reaching all the way to the United States. Randwick City council has revealed that Dunningham Reserve will be subject to the construction of infrastructure required for the link during the early months of summer. The cable, […]