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High St. Society – Hospital Food it Ain’t

I now have a reason to look forward to a visit to the hospital – great coffee, fresh food served up quickly, and cheery service, thanks to the good folk at High St. Society, a new café in Randwick that has made everyone sit up and take notice. Located across the road from the Prince […]

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TIP TURKEY INVASION TURNS POINT PIPER ON ITS HEAD

Point Piper, home to our prime minister, ‘Aussie’ John Symonds, Frank Lowy, and yours truly, is now home to another renowned Australian: the white ibis. Better known these days as the common bin chicken or the terrestrial tip turkey, the Australian white ibis has been causing quite a stir throughout the harbour city, but nowhere […]

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Letters June 2017

KEEP COOGEE SOBER I have just read the piece by David Glasheen about Randwick Council not having consultation etc. re the alcohol ban at Coogee (Are They Drunk? Randwick Council Bans Booze at Coogee Without Consultation, The Beast, May 2017), and I would like to respond. It is definitely not – as he claims – […]

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June 2017 Thumbs

Up The Environment – June 5 is World Environment Day, a timely reminder to be conscious of the effects that your actions have on the environment. Puffer Jackets – Daggy as they may be, these lightweight warmth providers are like a sleeping bag with sleeves and make winter much more bearable. Lifeguards – The heart-wrenching […]

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Dog for Adoption – Heff

AGE 6 years SEX Male BREED Shihtzu x Heff is a sooky, cuddly Shihtzu that is very social with other dogs. He is a little shy with people at first, but soon warms up and becomes very playful. He has a non-shedding coat and would suit apartment living. He’s incredibly independent and would be the […]

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COMMUNITY BANK A LIFE SAVER

Bronte Surf Club’s equipment ranks have been bolstered by the addition of a new inflatable rescue boat (IRB) courtesy of the Clovelly Community Branch of Bendigo Bank. As part of their ongoing commitment to give back 80 per cent of their profits to support local community organisations such as surf clubs, the local bank presented […]

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Local Chick… ALI CLEMESHA FROM BRONTE

When Bronte local Ali Clemesha isn’t working in her day job in advertising, she’s putting the hard yards in with her new business venture, The Nanny Emporium. Ali shares her local favourites with The Beast… Suburb | Bronte How long have you lived here? I am blessed to have lived here my whole life. What’s […]

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CLOVELLY CROCS CELEBRATE 100 YEARS

It’s hard to define what it is that makes a community. People, surely. A general location. A sense of spirit. They’re all necessary factors, but not quite enough. There has to be an element that draws all of these disparate people together, and cements their loyalty to each other. In most communities that element is […]

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BONDI TRATT TO CHANGE HANDS AFTER 30 YEARS

The commonly regurgitated stat is that nine out of ten restaurants fail in their first year. While it is hard to find statistics that explicitly support that, the message remains: the restaurant business is notoriously difficult to succeed in. So when a restaurant manages to stick around for not just one year, but for 30 […]

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PAVILION PROPOSAL LITTLE MORE THAN AMENITIES AND SHOPS WRAPPED IN A HERITAGE FAÇADE

In good design, ‘form follows function’ – Bondi Pavilion is and has been a community cultural centre for 40 years. In the ‘Stage 1’ development proposal for the Pavilion there is no substantive change from the December 2015 plans, which were castigated by a community response of over 700 submissions in early 2016 and again […]

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