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Kean To Depart With Final Curtain Call

Leland Kean has announced his intention to resign as Artistic Director of the Rock Surfers Theatre Company, bringing closure to a ten-year reign that has seen him foster a generation of up-and-coming Australian acting talent. Mr Kean’s departure will coincide with the final work of the 2015 season, The Way Things Work, which he is […]

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Photo: Duncan Horscroft

Keith Gives Bowls Club A Leg Up

Perched on the cliffs between Clovelly and Bronte, the Clovelly Bowling Club has weathered many a storm during its almost 70-year history. One of the biggest threats the club has faced in that time was not from the weather, but from lack of patronage, which almost saw the club shut its doors. It was the […]

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Photo: Ron Huban

Sizeable Sculptures On Show By Sea

The enormous scale of Sculpture by the Sea will be on show in late October, quite literally. Over 500,000 visitors are expected to converge on the coastal walk between Bondi and Tamarama from October 23 to November 9, and the sculptures won’t be hard to find. Founding director David Handley has noted the robust size […]

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Photo: Ari Anderson

Better Block To Transform Clovelly ‘Village’

Clovelly residents are gearing up for the second instalment of the Better Block Project after its resounding popularity last year, and plans have begun for a much grander offering this time around. A section of Clovelly Road, near the intersection of Fern and Mount Streets, will be transformed on October 19 to make it greener, […]

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Photo: Phoebe Miley-Dyer

Olivia Takes Up The Calling

It’s a long way from the pristine waters of the Eastern Beaches to the steamy streets of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, but Clovelly law student Olivia Miley-Dyer is taking up the challenge as part of a five-month posting as an international intern on the Khmer Rouge War Crimes Tribunal. As one of eight […]

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Photo: Andre Slade

Getting Into The Swim Of Things

You look out in envy as they dive effortlessly under the waves and head for open water. It looks so easy for them; nothing seems to faze them. They’re the folks who meet up with their friends at the beach, take a leisurely swim behind the breakers, then catch a wave and bodysurf it all […]

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Garage Sal Trail Booming In Popularity

Bargain hunters around the Eastern Suburbs are setting their sights on some affordable new acquisitions as they gear up for the Garage Sale Trail this month. The national event, now in its fourth year, has been a widespread success in connecting communities with their neighbours and stimulating local economies. “As we know, one person’s trash […]

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Surfers In A Dress

On Sunday, October 12, the rolling surf at Bondi Beach will play host to a group of charitable surfers literally ‘doing it in a dress’. Over one hundred Sydney surfers will take to the breakers wearing a school dress to raise money for One Girl, an organisation that works to give women and girls in […]

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Batyr We Go To Bondi Beach

In an average Australian classroom of 30 students, seven will be dealing with a significant mental health issue, two will seek help and five will be suffering in silence. On Saturday, October 4, over 90 university students will run into Bondi Beach having completed a relay run of a combined distance of approximately 500km. They […]

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Photo: Daniel Hutton

Clovelly Lidder Joins Waverley Lifeguards

Local amateur photographer, bodyboarder and long-time Clovelly resident Jethro James has joined the Waverley Lifeguard Service as a trainee, just in time for the start of busy summer season. Mr James said it had always been at the back of his mind to get involved in the lifeguard service. “I’m frothing to be there,” he […]

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