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Swim safely at favourite Sydney spot this winter

As winter sun shines in Sydney’s skies after weeks of rainfall, beach-lovers can swim safely at one more beach in the Randwick area, with the local Council announcing new off-season patrols at Clovelly Beach. Randwick City Council professional Lifeguards will now patrol Clovelly Beach as well as Coogee and Maroubra beaches seven days a week, between sunrise and sunset. Randwick Mayor Philipa Veitch said the decision to patrol Clovelly Beach year-round was made following a 2023 review of public visits to Council’s beaches, which found increasing numbers of swimmers using the beach in the off-season. “Residents and visitors alike love…

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Top Tips for Improving the Roof of Your Federation Home

The roof of a Federation-style home is not just a protective covering; it’s a key architectural element that contributes significantly to the home’s character and charm. Enhancing your roof can improve both its functionality and aesthetic appeal, preserving its historical integrity while adding modern benefits. The purpose of this article is to provide ideas and inspiration, but it is essential that any work is completed by a qualified builder, preferably one with extensive experience in Federation-style homes. Here are some essential tips and ideas for improving the roof of your Federation-style home. 1. Choosing the Right Materials The choice of…

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Events, Family

New Family Film Premieres at Sydney Film Festival 2024

Sydney Film Festival is back this year – and it’s not just for the so-called ‘adults’! From June 5-16, share your love of cinema with the whole family across Hollywood hits and exciting local Aussie family features screening across Sydney, including Randwick’s very own iconic Ritz Cinema. Experience the wonders of the iconic State Theatre with the Australian premiere of Despicable Me 4. We’ve also heard a rumor that some Minions will be appearing on the red carpet to cause some mischief! Don’t miss the World Premiere of 200% Wolf, with an all-star local Aussie cast – plus more homegrown…

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Pop-up Community Support Hub

Do you want help understanding what kind of help is available to you and how you can access it? These free pop-up sessions bring together local support services in one convenient location. No bookings required, you can simply walk in. Addressing complex community issues calls for a coordinated and accessible approach, which champions the needs of local support services and those of the residents who are seeking their assistance, so Randwick City Council is bringing together a suite of support services in the form of a Pop-up Community Support Hub. Services in attendance: Births Deaths and Marriages Service NSW People…

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What to Do with Gas Leaks in Your House?

Gas leaks in the home are a serious safety concern that require immediate attention. Recognising the signs of a leak and understanding the common causes of gas leaks are crucial first steps in preventing potentially catastrophic incidents. The odour of gas, while distinctive and unpleasant, is often the first indication of a problem. Awareness and prompt action are vital. This article outlines practical steps to identify, address, and prevent gas leaks, ensuring the safety of your household and property. Knowing what to do can make all the difference in safeguarding against this dangerous situation. Identifying a Gas Leak Identifying a…

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