• Bondi Festival returns this Spring

    Bondi Festival returns this Spring

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 11-07-20

    Sydney’s favourite all-ages winter festival will get a spring awakening when Bondi Festival returns from  Sept 26 –  Oct 10. Bondi Festival is an arts festival and all-ages adventure zone that erupts into life every year at the world’s most famous beach.…

  • Eat, Drink, Play

    Eat, Drink, Play

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 10-07-20

    Not keen on returning to restaurant dining just yet? That’s OK, you can still have a tasty meal and support our local foodies by participating in Eat, Drink, Play. Throughout the month of July, Randwick Council will organise food trucks to be available…

  • Mahon Pool temporary closure due to rock removal works

    Mahon Pool temporary closure due to rock…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 10-07-20

    Mahon Pool in Maroubra will temporarily close from Mon, July 20, 2020 for up to a week while urgent safety works are undertaken to remove a large boulder in the pool. The boulder – estimated at 25 tonnes – was washed into the pool during a recent storm…

  • Catch the big wave at Maroubra Beach

    Catch the big wave at Maroubra Beach

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 10-07-20

    Maroubra Beach will become Insta-famous this July thanks to a temporary art installation that includes a 3D perspective mural and augmented reality Instagram filter that will bring it to life. The installation will run for two weeks from Sat, July 11,…

  • 34th Waverley Art Prize winners announced

    34th Waverley Art Prize winners…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 10-07-20

    Narrative painter and former Waverley Artist in Residence, Philjames, of Sydney’s east, has been named winner of this year’s Waverley Art Prize for his oil on vintage canvas Still Life Day. Still Life Day isplayful artwork depicting Philjames’ trademark…

  • Apply to be an artist on the Bondi Beach Sea Wall

    Apply to be an artist on the Bondi Beach…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 29-06-20

    To support the diverse and dynamic character of Bondi Beach, Waverley Council is inviting artists to submit their unique designs for the historic Bondi Beach Sea Wall. Each successful applicant will have their artwork displayed on a panel on the sea wall…

  • 2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

    2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-06-20

    The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new guest judges for 2020 along with an increased prize pool of $29,000 to mark its 20th anniversary. Artists are…

  • OPEN FOR ENTRIES: 2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize

    OPEN FOR ENTRIES: 2020 Youth…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-06-20

    This annual competition is open to local high school students or high school students living in the local government area. This year a special category has been added. ‘Strange Days' encourages students to submit photographic responses and observations…

  • Paperless Development Applications now accepted at Randwick Council

    Paperless Development Applications now…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-06-20

    The Development Application (DA) process at Randwick City Council is about to go paperless, making the development lodgement process simpler, faster and more transparent. From Wednesday 1 July 2020, residents can submit most DAs via the Randwick Council…

  • Council to trial pop-up pedal parks in Clovelly and Chifley

    Council to trial pop-up pedal parks in…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-06-20

    The pop-ups will provide a safe and accessible space for local families to use for outdoor recreation such as bike riding, scooter riding and ball games. “During the COVID-19 pandemic when beaches and beachside car parks were closed, local families…

  • Update on Waverley Council services and facilities during COVID-19

    Update on Waverley Council services and…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-06-20

    Public Health Orders govern the way we operate our services and facilities. Here’s the latest about what the changing restrictions mean for you. Customer Service Centre The Customer Service Centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. To comply with…

  • Haveachat Coffee Networking

    Haveachat Coffee Networking

    Posted by Audrey Kessell from Bayside Area* on 12-06-20

    Are you working in the Eastern Suburbs either in a small business or your own little start up. Feeling a bit time poor and want to network but cant seem to find the time to get to the City in the morning or do the evening drinks events? Haveachat is for…

  • Woollahra Libraries Open for Select and Collect Service

    Woollahra Libraries Open for Select and…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 06-06-20

    We are pleased to inform you that from 1 June you will once again be able to borrow books, DVDs, magazines, music and audiobooks from our libraries with a free booked service called Select and Collect at Double Bay, Paddington and Watsons Bay. How does…

  • Randwick Council services set to reopen

    Randwick Council services set to reopen

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 06-06-20

    Randwick City Council’s Customer Service Centre and popular Community Nursery in Kingsford will reopen to the public from Tuesday 9 June 2020. Council’s Recycling Centre at Matraville will also recommence Saturday openings from 13 June. Randwick Mayor…

  • Waverley Library services reopen

    Waverley Library services reopen

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 06-06-20

    Waverley Library services have reopened, after more than two months after restrictions on public gatherings lead to the closure of libraries and other public institutions across Australia, Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos,  announced. Mayor Masselos…

  • FREE EXPERT ADVICE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

    FREE EXPERT ADVICE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-05-20

    Looking for help starting or growing your small business? Or pivoting it in the time of COVID? Free professional advice is at hand through Realise Business. Funded by the NSW Government through the Business Connect program, Realise Business offers up to…

  • Randwick libraries reopen for limited services

    Randwick libraries reopen for limited…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 28-05-20

    All three Randwick City Libraries will reopen on Monday 1 June to provide browse, borrow and return services and will admit members for 30-minute pre-booked timeslots only to allow safe social distancing to occur, Randwick Mayor Danny Said announced…

  • Edgecliff Hearing :  COVID 19: A TIME TO  LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS

    Edgecliff Hearing : COVID 19: A TIME TO…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    This is a time for us to have a keen ear and listen to the experts for advice and guidance. We follow Live News broadcasts to listen and make sense of the directions given by our health experts. It’s a time to discuss the changes to our lives with…

  • Woollahra Municipal Council Column

    Woollahra Municipal Council Column

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    Council services The safety of our community and our staff is Council’s number one priority, and we ask that everyone continue to follow social distancing requirements and observe restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Whilst our Customer…

  • Marjorie O'Neill MP

    Marjorie O'Neill MP

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    Hi Everyone! The past few months have been extremely challenging for all of us, especially in the Eastern Suburbs. We are at the heart of the virus in NSW, and that has presented challenges to our community members, local organisations, and small…

  • Noel helps elderly with contactless prescriptions

    Noel helps elderly with contactless…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    Eastern suburbs pharmacist Noel D’Souza has leapt to the rescue of elderly people isolated at home by COVID-19. He and his staff operate a contactless prescription service for older customers, some of whom are on multiple medication regimes. “We’re…

  • Larger, improved outdoor gym reopens in Clovelly

    Larger, improved outdoor gym reopens in…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    Visitors to the outdoor gym in Burrows Park, Clovelly will have more space and new equipment to use following the unveiling of the new, upgraded facility, Randwick Mayor Danny Said announced today. The popular gym was closed in December 2019 when it was…

  • Bondi Pavilion works to start in June

    Bondi Pavilion works to start in June

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Eastern Suburbs Area on 21-05-20

    Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos is delighted to announce that construction work the Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project will commence mid-June. Waverley Council took further steps towards appointing a head contractor for the project at…

  • Royal Oak Double Bay Now Reopens - 12 Noon 20/5/20

    Royal Oak Double Bay Now Reopens - 12…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Double Bay Area* on 20-05-20

    Effective from High Noon today 20/5/20 - The Royal Oak is now open for bookings of 10 people - Almost a whole pub to yourself - Booking imperative - Call Royal Oak Hotel Double Bay - 28 Bay St, DOUBLE BAY NSW 2028 T: (02) 9363 3935 | E:…

  • Souths Cares support community during COVID-19

    Souths Cares support community during…

    Posted by Eastern Suburbs Life from Bayside Area* on 17-05-20

    The Souths Cares team has been busy during the Covid-19 pandemic, supporting local community members in need. Each week staff have been visiting families in Chifley, Malabar, Matraville and Little Bay to provide food hampers, education and wellbeing…