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Why You Should Support Your Local Subbies Team

With cricket season coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about footy. I guarantee that a number of people reading this article would have made the New Year’s resolution to get into shape this year, so with pre-season footy training underway, why not try your hand at rugby in 2018? Don’t take me […]

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Spot On: Randwick Celebrates Its Eleventh Annual Street Festival

Randwick’s biggest and best outdoor party will hit The Spot once again this year, with the multicultural celebration of food and live music expected to attract over 20,000 people. The Spot Festival, which will be held on March 11 from 1-8pm, boasts activities for all ages to enjoy, including a silent disco, tarot and palm […]

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Charlie Checks Out

After more than three decades at the helm of one of the best community-oriented food outlets in the Eastern Suburbs, Charlie Koutsourais and his wife Helen have packed up their groceries and moved on. Charlie’s Foodworks in Burnie Street was a local icon and a popular one-stop shopping venue for locals who were always greeted […]

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No Stamp of Approval for Bondi Post Office

According to the NSW Government Office of Environment and Heritage, the Bondi Beach Post Office is a “fine local example of an Inter-War Stripped Classical style public building” and, they say, “intact period buildings are now rare for this locality”. Despite the historic significance of this “1920s Classical Revival style public building,” it seems the […]

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ANZAC Parade Deserves Better

In August 1914, after the start of World War I, the first of the volunteer troops were dispatched to German New Guinea. As the war progressed, more troops were dispatched to serve overseas. On their way to board their ships, they marched to the city along Randwick Road. This very road was later named Anzac […]

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Of Bikes and Men

A famous poet once said: “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry,” a sentiment epitomised by Sydney bike sharing. Like a hot dog eating contest, a venture like this seems like a fun idea but without proper caution will cause discomfort and (worst case scenario) leave a somewhat unpleasant mess. Dockless […]

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Surf’s Up @ The Pav: Where the Old Meets the New

If you’ve ever wanted to time travel but haven’t been prepared to sacrifice life in the 21st century, Bondi Pavilion’s Surf’s Up @ The Pav may just be your cup of tea. Throughout the month of February, Bondi Pavilion will host a series of colourful events, each one celebrating what makes life in Bondi so […]

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Hawke Tells All on Wednesdays

Bob Hawke is the most electorally successful Labor Party leader in Australian political history. He rose from the ranks as a research officer in the ACTU to become its president in 1969, before being elected to the House of Representatives and then becoming Prime Minister in 1983. That was the same year he announced that, […]

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Blazing a Trail for Premature Babies

There will be something different about Sophie Smith when she runs into Little Bay on February 4. A few things different, actually. The Coogee founder of the Running for Premature Babies Foundation (RFPB) will not be wearing her signature bright purple singlet, imprinted with the names and tiny handprints of Henry, Jasper and Evan, the […]

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Light Rail on Track for 2019 Completion

If you’ve had the misfortune of driving anywhere near George Street, Alison Road or Anzac Parade over the last couple of years, you’ll be painfully aware of the CBD and South East Light Rail works. It has thrown many a sat nav into blind panic (which doesn’t take much) and really slowed things down on […]

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