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" "  Return and Earn hits the million mark at Bondi Beach
Wed, 30 Jan 2019

Consumers have cashed in more than one million drink containers at the Bondi Beach reverse vending machine (RVM) since it opened in June 2018. The one-millionth container was deposited in late December*, 2018.

""  Waverley Council asks Minister to correct potential errors in stadium consent
Wed, 30 Jan 2019

Media release: Waverley Mayor, John Wakefield, last week wrote to the Minister for Planning, Anthony Roberts, asking that the demolition of the stadium does not proceeduntil the Minister has been able to correct any errors made in the issuing of the consent to date.

""  Changed Traffic Conditions on Bronte Road, Bronte on Australia Day, Saturday 26 January
Fri, 18 Jan 2019

Bronte Road will become one-way westbound, between Nelson Avenue and Gardyne Street on Saturday 26 January between 8.30am and 8pm.
Gardyne Street, St Thomas Street and Yanko Avenue will be open to resident vehicle access only. A detour from Bronte Road to access Bronte Beach via Evans Street and Macpherson Street will be in place for the hours that the changes are in place.

""  2019 Lifeguard Challenge, Sunday 17 March
Thu, 17 Jan 2019

Media release: Lifeguards from Waverley, Randwick City and Sutherland Shire councils are gearing up for the 2019 Lifeguard Challenge: a gruelling 30-kilometre fitness challenge on Sunday 17 March from Bondi to Cronulla to raise money for the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation (SCHF).

""  Looking for an enchanted escape these school holidays?
Fri, 11 Jan 2019

Media release: Discover a world of wonder and whimsy at The Enchanted Garden at Bondi Pavilion Gallery

""  New Year's Eve at Dudley Page Reserve
Mon, 31 Dec 2018

News item: New Year's Eve celebrations at Dudley Page Reserve, Dover Heights, have resumed following an electrical storm earlier this evening.

""  Lifeguards resuscitate man at Bondi Beach
Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Media statement: Just before noon, lifeguards responded to reports of a man in the water off South Bondi Point

""  A NSW first for electric vehicle owners
Thu, 06 Dec 2018

Joint media release: Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick councils have joined forces to become the first councils in NSW to provide subsidised on-street public charge stations for electric vehicles.

""  Solar my School wins Climate Change Action award
Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Media release: Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra Councils’ Solar my School program has taken out the Climate Change Action award in Local Government NSW’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards, announced yesterday in Sydney.

""  Bondi Pavilion project enters next phase
Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Media release: Waverley Council will now progress the revised concept design for Bondi Pavilion to the next stage of the process - detailed design.

 Living Connections - the importance of recreating habitat in Waverley
Mon, 03 Dec 2018

News item: Living Connections - the importance of recreating habitat in Waverley

The oval  Waverley Perspectives - pop up exhibition promotes our local area’s history and heritage
Mon, 26 Nov 2018

News item: Waverley Perspectives is a photographic installation in the historic Waverley Park. Limited time only!

" "  Historic launch of the Bondi to Manly Walk
Sun, 25 Nov 2018

Media release: Representatives from all three levels of government came together today to announce an historic partnership to create a single walking track from Bondi Beach to Manly Beach.

" "  Winners announced today for the national 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
Thu, 22 Nov 2018

Media release: Helen Lewis has won the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, and accompanying $20,000 prize, for her non-fiction work The Dead Still Cry Out.

" "  Waverley Council Garden Awards 2018
Fri, 16 Nov 2018

Media release: Winners of the Waverley Council Garden Awards were announced this morning at a presentation held at historic Bronte House.

""  Bondi Beach reopens
Fri, 16 Nov 2018

News item: Bondi Beach has reopened this morning after it was closed yesterday following a number of shark sightings.

""  Waverley Council congratulates our Brightest and Best local businesses!
Thu, 15 Nov 2018

Media release: The winners of the Waverley Brightest and Best Local Business Awards were announced last night at a stellar gala dinner held at Easts Leagues Club, Bondi Junction.

""  Dockless electric bikes launched in Waverley
Tue, 13 Nov 2018

News item: What is Lime Bikes and who do I contact if I need more info?

""  South Bronte Amenities and Community Centre upgrade
Mon, 12 Nov 2018

Media release: Concept designs for the South Bronte Amenities and Community Centre upgrade are now open for community feedback until Sunday, 9 December.

""  Improving pedestrian safety in Bronte Cutting
Wed, 31 Oct 2018

Media release: A pedestrian walkway linking Calga Reserve and the Coastal Walk through Bronte Cutting is due for completion in mid-November.