Bondi Beach to Host Jousting Tournament During Professional Sports Hiatus

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The famous sands of Bondi Beach will tremble with the thunder of horses’ hooves as jousting replaces professional sports during the COVID-19 restrictions. The medieval sport will make its long-awaited comeback due to i...

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A Cup of Tea, a Bex and a Good Lie Down

Other

For the first time in history, the whole world is united against a common enemy. The main mission now is to find a vaccine to this dreaded virus that has affected us all. This will require clinical trials on both animals...

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The Unreliable Guide to…Bridging the Social Distance

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If you look up synonyms of the word ‘distance’ you get some rather bleak results: coldness, aloofness, detachment, reserve, remoteness, void. No wonder going to Woolies is about as much fun as being invited to a part...

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Local Artist…Catherine Tate

People

Introducing Catherine Tate, Clovelly’s talented ceramic artist and teacher… How long have you lived here? I moved from Bondi 20 years ago when my eldest was about to start Clovelly Public. I was looking for more ...

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What the Heck Just Happened?

News

It’s been less than two months since The Beast posted an article online covering the impact of new social distancing laws on some of our local businesses, but it feels a lot longer. For many Eastern Suburbs residents, ...

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Mexican for Medics – Supporting Our Frontline Medical Workers

News

Due to a significant downturn in the wake of the social distancing regulations, local business Beach Burrito Company faced a difficult choice: shut the doors, stand down all of the staff and effectively go into hibernati...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

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A Message from Our Mayor I am aware that there is anger in the community about the approval last month of a Woolworths Metro outlet at the site of the former Bronte RSL Club. Many residents have been clear in their view ...

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Our Newfound Father

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While Australians were focussed solely on The Great Toilet Paper Shortage of 2020 (aka COVID-19), little did we know that the prime minister was covertly “committing Australia to God”. I am not against ScoMo making a...

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Surf Club Redesign Raises Concerns

News

Plans to renovate the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club have moved to the second stage of community consultation, with Waverley Council calling on residents to submit feedback on the proposed new building. Under the plan, the...

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Beardy from Hell – May 2020

Satire

Taurus Apr 21-May 21 Have a crack at writing a song. Everyone’s got a number one hit inside them somewhere, you just need to dig it out. Gemini May 22-Jun 21 Stop stressing. The entire world is f*cked, so take comfort ...

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