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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 […]

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 […]

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.

The art of keeping it simple

If adaptability is key to survival, then Mark Walker, Director of the Harvison Gallery, has guaranteed the success and longevity of his popular Brisbane Street Gallery by transforming the entrance into the warm and welcoming Art Starter Cafe.

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.

Ace Pizza, Swallow Bar & Five Bar make Top 10

Ace Pizza in Highgate, Swallow Bar in Maylands and Five Bar in Mt Lawley have all been named as one of Perth’s Top 10 budget restaurants by The Guardian writer Max Brearley.

Beaufort St gets an outdoor cinema!

Beaufort Street will soon have it’s own outdoor cinema at the Bamboo Lounge behind the Luxe Bar in Highgate.

Beaufort St Festival 2013 in pics

The 2013 Beaufort Street Festival attracted an estimated 120,000 festival goers and was arguably the best one yet. Here are some photos and highlights from the day.

Mt Lawley back in, Inglewood, Dianella still out

Mt Lawley is back in and Inglewood and Dianella are still out in the latest version of the WA council amalgamations and boundary changes. Rational planning or politically motivated? Have a read and see what you think.