I was brought up to believe that all work is valuable and no job more important than another, but events of the past six months have challenged this belief as we have all come to realise our collective dependence on the ...

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When was the last time you jumped on the scales? I haven’t done it for a while, and for good reason. Since being told to stay home, I found myself drawn to the fridge like a moth to the moon. There was no real need to ...

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They Paved Paradise and Put up a Toilet Block Hi James – Bronte SLSC is a private club which occupies community land to the exclusion of non-members. It seeks a major expansion of the area its clubhouse occupies, t...

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Everyone in our community has been impacted by COVID-19 either physically, emotionally, financially, socially or in every way possible. Most tragically, some of our loved ones have passed during this time and, even if th...

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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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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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It is hard to believe that only a month ago, life in the Eastern Suburbs was pretty much as normal. The weather in early March was lovely, with temperatures well into the twenties and a good mix of sunny days and some de...

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The world has changed forever. Much of what we took for granted a month ago has gone. It seems pointless to go over what these changes are, because even while this edition of The Beast is on the printing press it will ha...

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A mini mountain bike park and trail network is to be created in Centennial Park, much to the delight of riders in the Eastern Suburbs. The MTB Park will be established in the wooded area between the reservoir and the fed...

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“All men are perverts and liars.” My mother told me that. She used to say it with such glee, I think the thought quite excited her. Never mind the fact I was a young man myself or that my father was in the room. I do...

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