Growing up in Bondi in the ‘80s you still lived with the scourge of the major sewerage outlet that was located just to the north of the beach, around the corner from Ben Buckler point. When a northerly swell was runnin...

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After years of red tape, a whole lot of back and forth and several rounds of community consultation, the Bondi Pavilion Restoration & Conservation Project is finally moving forward. At the tail end of 2019 the Sydney...

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If you’re heading into the New Year with the inevitable urge to embrace a new challenge, then we’ve got some good news: the Bondi to Manly Walk is officially open. As of December 12, 2019, you can walk the 80 kilomet...

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Every 40 minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with blood cancer. For hundreds of these patients every year, a blood stem cell transplant from a complete stranger with an identically matching immune system is their o...

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Works on Coogee Bay Road are again on hold so that residents can enjoy one of the suburb’s busiest roads without disruption over summer. As of November 2019, all major civil works had been completed and the final stage...

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This New Year’s Day marks the hundredth birthday of Hersz ‘Henry’ Friedman. Known affectionately as Zaida, Mr Friedman moved here from Poland in 1959 and has been walking along the Bondi promenade every morning for...

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It’s that time of year again – Wardy is back to spread joy and help us all get in the festive spirit! Avid readers of The Beast already know all about the wonderful human that is Mal Ward. But for those of you wh...

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Waverley Council has been debating the age-old question of whether or not local residents deserve to be treated like adults. The current alcohol prohibition across public areas supports the long-standing belief (unfortun...

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Fancy a street party this Christmas season? The wonderful people at St Luke’s Anglican Church in Clovelly are throwing a festive shin-dig on Sunday, December 8. The event will take place on the corner of Arden and Varn...

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A letter recently published by The Beast has struck a chord with some readers. The letter, titled Bondi’s Latest Clandestine Backpackers Hostel, was written by the self-proclaimed “very disgruntled, sleep deprived an...

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