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Parks & Playgrounds

New pocket park at busy Randwick intersection opens to public

A new park at the intersection of Clovelly and Carrington roads is now open, providing the community in Randwick with a unique outdoor space to rest and gather. The pocket park features timber seats with sculptural structures on which vines will grow and cover to provide shade, new plants, and a multi-purpose deck. Four timed parking spaces on Clovelly Road, adjacent to the park, have also been added to ensure easy access to local businesses. The pocket park replaces a median island and slip lane. Randwick Mayor Philipa Veitch said the new park offered respite for pedestrians on long walks…

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Parks & Playgrounds

Have your say on two new playgrounds in the East

Woollahra Council needs your help redesigning two playgrounds in the Eastern Suburbs! Thornton Reserve at Bellevue Hill or Spring Street Reserve in Paddington are both getting makeovers, and the council wants to know what you’d like to see there.  The idea is to make both spaces more accessible, safe and enjoyable, but council’s designers know that nobody knows parks and playgrounds better than the children and parents who play and hang out in them every day. The feedback process is actually pretty cool: you can fill in a survey, but you can also upload pictures of other play spaces you…

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