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 […]

2015 Local Government elections: who’s now representing you?

As with any election there were winners and losers. Whilst big changes are going to be afoot at the City of Bayswater, the City of Vincent results panned out pretty much as expected whilst in Stirling the election went almost unnoticed…

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, […]

Dog days out: Riverside Barkfest & Dogtober Art Market

Local pooch parents can take their fur kids to not one, but two doggy focused events these coming months. First up is the Dogtober Beaufort Street Art Market on Sunday the 4th of October at the Barlee Street Carpark to be followed by the Riverside Barkfest at Riverside Gardens in Bayswater on Sunday the 22nd of November

2015 Local Government elections

The 2015 Local Government elections promises some hotly contested positions, not the least of which are for the Mayor of the City of Vincent and Councillor for City of Bayswater South Ward.

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 […]

City of Stirling announces new plans for Beaufort Street

The City of Stirling has advertised its plans and vision for the future development of Beaufort Street between Walcott and Salisbury Streets through Mount Lawley and Inglewood. The plans are available for public comment until Monday the 18th of May, 2015 and include additional heritage list properties, a potential new Inglewood Civic Centre and changes to building heights and zonings.