Mount Lawley gets its first Christmas Festival

Mount Lawley is set to get its first Christmas Festival and Beaufort Street its own lit Christmas Tree on Sunday the 29th of November. Starting at a very sociable 4:00pm and carrying through to 9:00pm, the Festival will stretch from St Patrick’s Church on the Corner of First Avenue down to 2nd Avenue Plaza and the […]

Halloween hijinx around Beaufort & Beyond

Ok, I know it’s an American tradition that some people love to hate, but there’s no changing the fact that Aussie kids are now fully into the swing of Halloween. If you want to be part of the fun there’s now myriad homes (and streets) across our local suburbs that get into the spirt as well […]

2015/16 Festival Season begins

Between markets, community meet-ups, outdoor concerts and other free local council events the weekend social calendar can fill up pretty quickly in the Summer and early Autumn months. Here’s a list of the biggest local  Festivals (mostly free) that you want to pencil in your diary now so you don’t miss out (note – this is Festivals only, […]

Beaufort & Beyond August eNews

This month’s newsletter asks, “Are Bayswater and Inglewood beginning to get their groove on?” and “Is Highgate is becoming the bakery capital of Perth?” We look at the City of Stirling’s decision to replace verge collection with skips bins,  welcome Finlay & Sons No. 917 to Beaufort Street and anticipate another bumper season of the Inglewood Night Markets. To read this month’s […]

Beaufort & Beyond June eNews

This month’s newsletter is packed full of local news and happenings, including the imminent closure of the Inglewood IGA, postponing of the Mt Lawley Farmers and Artists Market at ECU, new cafes, the Bayswater Streats food van trial due to start soon on 10 July and a link to a lovely short film/video that takes […]

Greening our suburbs: veges on verges

At the end of March, City of Bayswater Councillor Chris Cornish put forward three motions to Council aimed at making the City the true  “Garden City” it proclaims to be  (see Chris’s original blog post, Edible Gardens, for the details and a recent article in The Voice about the outcome of the vote here). Of the three motions, the one allowing […]

Inglewood to gain 200+ apartments in next few years

The face of the Inglewood section of Beaufort Street is set to fundamentally change, with 3 new developments incorporating 200 plus apartments looking set to be added over the next few years.

2014 Beaufort Street Festival in pics

The 2014 Beaufort Street Festival reportedly attracted 160,000 people, making it the biggest festival yet. Whilst some found the numbers (and queues) overwhelming, there was a lot of praise for organisers who managed the masses and helped them to enjoy the free day of fun and festivities, helped by slightly cooler weather than in previous years. If […]

2014 Angove Street Festival in pics

The 2014 Angove Street Festival was arguably the best one yet. Here are some pictures to remember the day and entice you back in 2015.

The artistic invasion of Beaufort Street (and why it’s better for it)

The Highgate and Mount Lawley sections of Beaufort Street South of Walcott are becoming renowned for their public art, something that’s set to continue with the first of what will hopefully be a monthly Sunday Art Market on 7 September 2014.