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Free next day grocery delivery launched for Manly and Beaches

This feels like more of a Public Service Announcement than an ad but in the interests of transparency, let’s call it both. Fairlight resident Benjamin Kassel has launched an app and service, called Pretty Green, that provides FREE grocery delivery NEXT DAY, completely does away...

Luke McLeod on why curiosity calmed the cat

He’s the ex Bachie and Manly resident who now runs a successful mindfulness business. Here Luke McLeod gives his top tips on dealing with stress. More regular short breaks “A study by the Draugiem Group, which used a computer application to track the work habits...

Beaches bravado masks mental anguish

Guilt about feeling miserable despite ‘living the good life’ on the Northern Beaches has proven a barrier to good mental health outcomes, explains Manly psychotherapist Rebecca Sharp. TRIGGER WARNING: This article mentions self harm. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts please call Lifeline Crisis...

Roll play: could roller skating be your new favourite way to fitness?

Amidst the anomaly that was 2020, a casual roller skating group formed on the Northern Beaches, providing some welcome relief from the surrounding disarray. The group, called ‘Roller Skate Revival Outdoor Northern Beaches’, is an offshoot of the Northern Beaches Roller Girls, of which most...

Julia Baird on her connection to Cabbage Tree Bay

Australian journalist Julia Baird shares her personal connection with the water at Cabbage Tree Bay in a new video series, Summer Night Walks, highlighting the importance of natural public spaces. Julia takes Tim Ross on a walk around Cabbage Tree Bay and talks about the...

Chris van Hoof on how to manage stress levels on the Beaches

Living on the Northern Beaches we are lucky enough to have expansive idyllic beaches and glorious bushland to unwind and relax. Yet why are some of us so stressed out? Many of us can’t sleep, we feel more tired and anxious than ever, we are...
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