Waverley’s Nightwatchman Scores a Century

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Australia is known as one of the great cricketing nations in the world, and with the recent return of a local hero to the highest level of the game, The Beast presents a timely reminder of what makes Australia great in t...

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Troy’s the Boy in Surf Rescue Drama

News

It was a cool September morning when the East Side Crew fitness team made their way back from an early workout in the Tamarama Gully. The surf was big and rough and Crew leader and owner Troy Stewart was watching the wav...

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Extra Support for Cancer Survivors at Prince of Wales Hospital

News

The sheer horror of cancer is not lost on any of us. We all know someone who has been diagnosed with the disease or lost someone to it. In the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District alone, around 5,000 people are dia...

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Sun, Sand and Smart Technology

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Spending a day at the beach is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes. The ancient ritual of the sunburnt nose, salty hair and sandy toes. And let’s not forget the chaos of public transport, big swells and dangerous c...

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Bondi Winter Magic “Guaranteed to Shock, Surprise and Delight”

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It’s no secret that we love the summer around these parts and it’s probably safe to say that most of us live for those gloriously warm – or uncomfortably sweaty – months of the year. In fact, we love summ...

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Local Bloke… Conrad Pattinson from Bondi

People

Bondi’s Conrad Pattinson co-owns and operates Vamos Bikes, a Sydney-based electric bike company. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved here from London when I was 10, so...

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Finding Solutions to First World Problems

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Pearl’s View on Tree Haters Hi Pearl – I’d appreciate your view on a woman who was walking along Fern Street and nearby streets in Randwick, ripping huge branches from trees in public streets and from shrub...

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Monthly Mailbag – July 2019

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Cafe’s Just for Humans There was a time when I could sit outdoors and have my coffee and breakfast, peacefully enjoying the sun with a book, at one of the many cafés along the Eastern Beaches. That’s a dream fro...

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Anthony Lister – Breaking Art

People

Anthony Lister is Australia’s premier street artist and one of our most internationally recognised contemporary creatives. He began painting on the streets of Brisbane as a schoolboy before going on to exhibit arou...

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Beardy From Hell – June 2019

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Gemini May 22-Jun 21 There’s nothing like a new hairstyle to reinvent yourself, but you need to focus more on your personality for lasting change. Cancer Jun 22-Jul 22 You’re going to be too busy to exercise this win...

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