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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bondi memorial community launch: ‘Opportunity for healing’

By ERIN MODARO A public launch is being held for a Bondi memorial dedicated to victims and survivors of hate crimes against LGBTQIA+ people throughout the history of Sydney. Located in Marks Park in Tamarama, the memorial titled ‘Rise’ was installed through a collaboration with LGBTQ health organisation ACON, Urban Art Projects (UAP) Design Studio […]

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 […]

Randwick mayor tells NSW parliamentary inquiry of ‘deep concerns’ for bus changes

By DANIEL LO SURDO The mayor of Randwick has told an NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the privatisation of buses that residents hold "deep concerns" about the changes to public transport in the eastern suburbs. Dylan Parker, the mayor of Randwick Council, gave evidence at the parliamentary inquiry earlier in May, where he spoke about the […]

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 […]

Waverley Council rejects $340 million War Memorial ‘overdevelopment’ proposal

By DANIEL LO SURDO Waverley Council has continued its crusade against overdevelopment in the eastern suburbs, unanimously rejecting a proposal that would have changed the planning controls of the Waverley War Memorial Hospital site. The planning proposal for 99-117 Birrell Street, made at the request of aged care provider Uniting and part of a $340 […]