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Tama Surf Club A Way Of Life For Many

Do you love Tamarama Beach? Are you one of the thousands of people who have been caught in the rip or scraped on the reef? Have you ever been thankful that there were volunteers watching out for you? Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club is launching its film, ‘A Way of Life’, at the Randwick Ritz […]

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Record-Breaking Night Helps Sick Kids Smile

It’s not every Friday night at the pub that you’ll witness people from all walks of life coming together and digging deep to support a local dad and his outstanding charity, giving hope to seriously ill children in hospital. For the first time ever, the annual Forever Johnno Monster Raffle for Sick Kids was held […]

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Bondi Layers Up For Winter

The iconic destination of the Australian summer is once again ready to don its winter jacket and entertain. With ticket sales on track to skate to an all-time record, Bondi Winter Magic is expected to entice locals and tourists alike out of the cold, and kick-start beachside business in the process. “It’s really about getting […]

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Marathon Man Conquers Record For Cancer Awareness

Bondi man Trent Morrow recently achieved what many would find impossible when he broke the world record for completing the most marathons in one year, running 160 of the gruelling races across all seven continents. Known to many as the ‘Marathon Man’, Trent ran a total of 8439km in 16 months, or a marathon every […]

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Tirade Over West Oxford Street Charrettes

The newly installed convener of the Bondi Junction Precinct Committee has criticised the design charrettes for the recently announced makeover of West Oxford Street in Bondi Junction. Marcela McAdam, the convener, attended the May presentation showcasing the initial draft concepts for the West Oxford Street Precinct Plan. “When I attended the presentation last month at […]

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Bronte Boy Battles To Win Top Lifeguard Honour

Lifeguard Troy Quinlan experienced the brutality of Bronte Beach and was reminded why it is considered among the most dangerous beaches in Australia. Last October, Troy was patrolling the beach much like he had done the preceding nine years, when he was forced into an urgent rescue. “I went out on the rescue board and […]

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Farewell to a True Hero

Pat Byrne was a hero in every sense of the word. A family man, fiercely loyal mate, the ultimate clubman and unerringly brave. Emotional tributes have continued to pour in for the 2002 Bali bombings survivor and rescuer since he passed away last month. Pat, 41, was a cornerstone member of the Coogee Dolphins – […]

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Battle Of The Bitumen – Cyclists Versus Motorists

If there is one topic likely to get Sydney’s residents hot under the collar it is the great cyclists versus motorists debate. Ask anyone living and commuting in the city their view on this topic and you are almost guaranteed a passionate and colourful response. The fact is, hostility between motorists and cyclists has never […]

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Pete Wilson Set To Paddle For The Kids

Coogee endurance athlete Pete Wilson will tackle the Hawaiian Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships in July in his latest awe-inspiring fundraising challenge. The Molokai race is seen as the pinnacle of paddleboarding, and Wilson will set off with 75 other competitors from the Hawaiian island of Molokai and paddle approximately 51 kilometers through changing […]

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Ten Things You Need To Know About Light Rail In Randwick

Light rail is coming to town, and it’s coming soon. Construction on the CBD and South East Light Rail Project is expected to commence late 2014, and reach completion in five or six years’ time. The project is expected to cost $1.6 billion. So what does it mean for Randwick? Here are ten beneficial aspects […]

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