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Distress call from new business owners

I had not long finished a coffee meeting with Manly MP James Griffin today, wherein we discussed the state of local businesses and the...

Second ferry retained: battle won or job half done?

Two of the existing four large Freshwater class ferries – aka the “Manly Ferries” – will be retained, Transport Minister Andrew Constance announced today. The...

The rise of the Northern Beaches Covid conspirator

An editorial by Hannah Moreno  It’s been a disconcerting few months. Rising COVID-19 numbers hitting right before Christmas were a particularly cruel reminder that this...

Business support as lock down eases – what’s in the mix?

Businesses across the Northern Beaches have been severely wounded by the recent COVID-19 outbreak and associated lockdowns, as our story on our local kebab...

A closer look at Beaches Tunnel and its local impacts

A Northern Beaches Tunnel report released this week indicates pollution impacts near the tunnel openings will be “negligible” compared with existing air quality, but...

Indigenous Wisdom Called In For North Head Fire Recovery

An expert committee comprising Indigenous fire management experts and government reps, among others, has been announced in response to the recent blaze at Manly’s...

North Head Blaze: Your Questions Answered (Hopefully)

A National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)-led hazard reduction burn went awry on October 17 2020 causing a major bushfire across Manly’s North Head....

Yeeew Better Clear Out, Says Council

Popular but illegally-constructed BMX bike courses in Baringa Avenue and Koobilya Street Reserves in Seaforth will be destroyed after Council voted to remove and...
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Turtle Release an Emotional Affair

Video Credit: @nickos_adventures Photo taken by Chasing Summer 03 and ping We could rewatch this release of rescued turtles Billie and Ella a thousand times over....

Commuter Discontent Over Bus Route Changes

Balgowlah Heights and Clontarf residents say the planned cessation of their direct to city bus commute – in particular the 171X direct bus route...

Council Votes to Keep Drinks at The ‘Office’

Northern Beaches Council has rejected a bid to ban the consumption of alcohol 24/7 at Manly’s East Esplanade. For a detailed explanation of the stoush,...

Is the 136 bus getting cancelled? The short answer is YES

Petitions have been flying around social media recently as concern mounts over changes to the 136 bus line, a popular route connecting Manly to...