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Fatberg befouls Forty Baskets Beach

A “fatberg” in the sewerage pipes along Beatty Street in Balgowlah has been blamed for an overflow that has led to the closure –...

Covid volunteer plan yet to catch on

Council has voted to forge ahead with its ‘Covid Safety Ambassador Volunteer’ program – originally referred to as Covid Marshalls – despite just 46...

Motorists praised in Freshie fire

Firefighters from Manly and Narrabeen reported a busy heatwave-weekend, kicking off with a property rescue over in Freshwater on November 28. The Manly fire...

Explosion at Seaforth burns two

Police say a gas explosion at a Seaforth home this afternoon is now being investigated by SafeWork NSW.Two men, understood to be in their...

Covid curtain lifts at last with ‘Pippin’

Finally, the razzle dazzle is back! Yes, you’ll have to head out of the peninsula and across the bridge to get it, but Broadway hit...

Locals launch bid to save big ferries

A ‘Save Manly Ferries’ campaign officially launched this week in a local-led push to stop government plans to scrap the Freshwater class and replace...

New Northern Beaches Tunnel project details released

The Beaches Link Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Northern Beaches Tunnel project is now on display for public comment. While the Manly Observer is still...

Hundreds of thousands of tiny spiders parachute into Manly and along the Northern Beaches coastline

Northern Beaches residents have reported watching hundreds of thousands of tiny spiders ‘parachute’ to shore, most of them across Manly and Dee Why, this...

In gentle defence of the Manly Ferries

Pictured here is a retired ferry master and lovely gentleman called Ray Cox, sitting with his friend (who wanted to be unnamed) as she...

Rough start at Bare Creek bike track

A bike rider has suffered a concussion and other head injuries just two days after the opening of the Northern Beaches' much-anticipated Bare Creek...