Back in May 2020, The Beast satire columnist Kieran Blake penned a piece about a mountain bike track in Centennial Park. While the article was very much satirical, the community response to the story left us wondering wh...

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Back in September 2019, Waverley Council entered into a confidential Heads of Agreement (HOA) arrangement with the Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club (ESCC) and then gave them $20,000 to investigate the feasibility of building...

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I woke with a start, all senses in overdrive. In the predawn light, paranoia had me tense and listening hard. What was that noise? I crept over to the window and waited. Nothing. In the distance a kookaburra called, foll...

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After losing their infant daughter, Ruth, in 2020, Daniel and Tegan Barnett decided to create a community garden in Bondi in her honour. Ruth was born in April 2020 and was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a rare form of ch...

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Bondi Beach is an international icon. On any given day, whether it’s winter or summer, tourists and locals can be seen photographing the Tasman Sea waves crashing onto sand. The beautiful Art Deco Icebergs hugs the roc...

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With NSW coming out of lockdown, and a large part of our COVID-19 strategy going forward dependent on vaccination rates, many of us are wondering how safe it is for our kids to be going back to school, whether they shoul...

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“From little things, big things grow.” This catchy little tune is regularly played in the media, but it can also be applied to local councils as far as development is concerned. Small suburban streets have been turne...

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A local longboarder and a journalist have teamed up to take a petition to NSW parliament calling for government-funded sports clubs to distribute equal prize money to men and women in sporting competitions. Lucy Small an...

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The September edition of The Beast alerted readers to the prime parking spots in Bronte Cutting signposted exclusively for Bronte SLSC which, adding to the chagrin of residents frustrated by the scarcity of parking oppor...

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Last year, in June 2020, as part of a survey of 1,370 Australians, researchers at the University of Sydney asked a relatively unconventional question; ‘In your life, have you experienced any positive effects from the C...

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