Three things you can do NOW to help Beaufort Street

There’s been lots of talk this week about the recent shock closures of some of Beaufort Street’s most well known businesses. Whilst things like rents we can’t control, there are still lots of things we CAN do to help keep our much beloved strip active and thriving. Here are three: Support local Show yourself supporting […]

10 ideas for shopping locally this Christmas

It’s only 32 sleeps until C-Day (I think!) and if you’re yet to finish your menu planning and present shopping have we got some ideas for you! I can’t think of anything worse than playing dodgem with the trolleys and crowds at a suburban shopping centre and love to see our main streets, small businesses and social precincts buzzing, […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

Halloween is over for another year but November means the market and festival season is just starting to get going. Here’s a selection of what’s happening across the ‘hood this coming weekend/week. Enjoy! Friday 2 November Are you a Dad with no idea how to braid hair? Keen to learn or just have some fun Daddy daughter […]

What’s on in the ‘hood this weekend

Here’s a selection of happenings in our ‘hood this coming week/weekend. Friday September 14 Small business owners and those keen to learn how to better promote and target their facebook advertising can attend a Facebook Marketing Workshop hosted by The Small Business Lounge at 395 Oxford Street, Mount Hawthorn. It’s from 9:30 to 11:30am and tickets are […]

5 to try: Out of the way brekky places

Looking for somewhere new to try for breakfast away from the main drags?  Here’s five local cafes you might not be familiar with, in no particular order! Noggo’s Kitchen and Coffee 38 Peninsula Road, Maylands Noggos is family and fur child friendly and the locals that live in the area would probably prefer you didn’t […]

December update

This month’s newsletter includes a look back at 2015, tips for getting into the festive spirit and the normal goss on what’s new and upcoming in the suburbs surrounding Beaufort Street and beyond. Link below. Enjoy! PS – If you’d like to receive this straight into your inbox go back to the home page and subscribe […]

A look back at 2015 on Beaufort St & Beyond

Every year I take some time to look back through my posts to get a sense of what’s been happening in our communities and suburbs. And if I was to sum up 2015 in three words it would be these: engagement, activation and change. I think that in 2015 residents of our near city suburbs signalled […]

October Update

  There’s a huge amount happening locally in the next few days and weeks – fete’s, festivals, and of course Halloween! There’s been an explosion of cafe’s in North Perth, more new places opening up in Baysie and a changing of the guard in our local councils (well, except Stirling). For all the local goss […]

Let’s play! Where to find a local playgroup

If you’re looking to join a local playgroup here’s a list and contact details of those the I know of operating in the suburbs surrounding or nearby Beaufort Street. Includes contact details for playgroups in Inglewood, Maylands, Bayswater, Mount Lawley, Yokine, Highgate, Menora and North Perth.

Get on yer Bike!

The City of Vincent is going all out in its efforts to be one of Australia’s most bike friendly councils with a $2.5m Bike Network Plan and lots of cycling related events for residents.