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Drumstick has launched two new flavours and is giving them away in exchange for rubbish collected from your neighbourhood!

Peters Drumstick is proud to announce it is once again teaming up with Clean Up Australia for its ‘Let’s Clean Up Our Backyard’ initiative to take on the challenge of protecting Aussie summer moments. Building on the success of last year’s ‘Let’s Clean Up Our Summer’ campaign, which saw over 5,000 pieces of rubbish exchanged for the new Drumstick flavours by cleaning up our beaches, parks and rivers, Drumstick is stepping up its efforts to target waste in our urban and suburban neighbourhoods, preventing it from going downstream and reaching our natural environments. To get fellow Aussies involved in the…

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Business & Career, Inspiration

Innovation Unveiled: Crafting Microcement-Infused Custom Furniture for Every Space

At Daveli Venetian Plastering, we’re thrilled to introduce a groundbreaking addition to our repertoire – custom furniture adorned with the modern allure of microcement. This venture signifies a bold step forward, seamlessly blending timeless elegance with contemporary design to create functional pieces of art tailored to individual tastes and lifestyles. Our journey begins with a personalized consultation, delving into clients’ preferences, lifestyles, and existing aesthetics. This information fuels our artisans’ creativity as they craft bespoke furniture – from dining and coffee tables to plinths and bedheads – with microcement finishes, offering a range of textures from smooth and polished to…

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Babies, Inspiration, Kids, Toddlers

Regular Kids Programs Returning at Waverley Library

The Waverley library popular regular kids programs are returning after the summer break , the under 5s children’s programs  will be returning on Monday 29 January. These fun and interactive sessions include Book Babies (0 – 2 years), Rhyme Time (2 – 4 years) and Story Time Fun (3 – 5 years) and are a great way to introduce your child to the love of books, stories and rhymes. Regular kids’ activities & events are on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Various times vspace=”5″ Thursday Story Time Fun @ the Library for 3-5 years 1 Feb 2024 (Every week on Thursday,…

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Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds

Clovelly surf lifesaving clubs new colourful Mural

What a amazing addition to Clovelly Beach! The collaboration between Dulux, Surf Life Saving Australia, and artist Matt Adnate has not only brought a burst of colour to the area but also celebrates the rich history and community spirit of Clovelly Surf Life Saving Club. Muralist artist Matt Adnate has brought his award-winning public art to this bustling swimming spot and this expansive public artwork now adorns the north wall of the Clovelly Surf Life Saving Club, facing out onto the water. One of Sydney’s most beloved swim spots, Clovelly is known for its myriad of underwater life and its…

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Inspiration

Anti-littering mural makes a splash at Gordons Bay

A vibrant new mural at Gordons Bay in Sydney’s east is capturing the attention of pedestrians and reminding people of the harmful effects of litter on the local marine environment. The mural, which has been painted on a small pump station, is located on the popular Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walkway, at the north end of Gordons Bay near Clovelly car park. It features paintings of the famous local blue groper ‘Bluey’ on the front and a large blue octopus on the back, both swimming among litter. “Gordons Bay is part of a precious aquatic reserve that stretches across 4,000…

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Inspiration, School holidays, What to do

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic in Woollahra

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful parks in the local Woollahra council area. Grab some friends and a picnic and make the most of the great outdoors. Here are 5 of our favourite local spots to enjoy a picnic. 1. Blackburn Gardens There’s plenty of space to roll out a picnic mat in the luscious Blackburn Gardens. Set up shop under the shade of the beautiful fig tree. Make sure to pack your swimmers so you can go for dip at Murray Rose Pool. 2. Cooper Park Cooper Park is one of our local area’s best…

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Inspiration

Women’s Art Prize

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Each year, Randwick City Council hosts an art exhibition in honour of International Women’s Day. The competition is open to female artists. Encouraging women to showcase their creative talents, recognising the important contribution women make to families, workplaces and communities. Up to 150 artworks will be displayed at the Randwick Community Centre from 2nd to 9th March 2024. The top 50 artworks will be on display at Lionel Bowen Library Gallery from 12th March 2024 during library opening hours. Enter…

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Events, Inspiration

26 January Dawn Reflection at Bondi Beach

Waverley Council invites you to Bondi Beach for a morning of quiet reflection to commemorate our First Nations community. Waverley Council will be holding a 26 January Dawn Reflection at 5.30am at Bondi Beach to acknowledge the resilience and survival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their continuous connection to Country and culture. The Dawn Reflection is an opportunity for the community to join us on the beach in front of Bondi Pavilion as the sun rises, for a morning of quiet reflection to commemorate our First Nations community with a Welcome and smoking ceremony from Traditional Custodians followed…

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Inspiration, Kids

THE 11 MOST IMPORTANT SOCIAL SKILLS TO TEACH KIDS

Humans are built to socialize; we are meant to exist in groups because they bring us a sense of connection and protection. Social interaction is so critical to our health and well-being that a lack of social skills, isolation, and loneliness can increase our risk of mental and physical health issues.1 Social skills for kids are an essential element of development. While some kids are naturally sociable, many children need to learn certain skills actively and have the opportunity to practice before they get good at them. The process of learning these skills is called socialization. Despite social skills being…

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10 easy ways you can save water (and money)

Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. Only 3% of the world’s water supply is freshwater – of this, only 1% is accessible for human consumption. Global water consumption has risen ten-fold since 1900, and many parts of the world are now reaching the limits of their supply. In Australia, the world’s driest continent, an average person consumes 340 litres of potable water each day within their homes. Residential water use accounts for 64% of all water supplied by Sydney Water. Why care about water quality? We swim and play in water. We drink water. Pollutants from urban…

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