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 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 […]

How to spend a lazy day in Maylands

If you find yourself with a spare few hours, think about spending it in Maylands. There’s a myriad of funky independent retailers and quality cafes to lose yourself in, all within 100m or so from the train station. Here’s my guide to them.

Mrs. S a deserved Maylands favourite

Mrs S. in Maylands is a long time favourite of locals and visitors alike. With a fabulous selection of freshly baked cakes and treats as well as great all day breakfast and lunch options it’s deservedly popular. Visit mid-week if you want to avoid waiting for a table.

Significant Maylands development approved

A significant new development which includes 347 residential apartments has been approved for Maylands on the old Ross’s Salvage site on Railway Parade.

Maylands Hawkers Market opens!

The Maylands Hawkers Market have started! It pops up every Saturday from September to April from 4:30pm to 8:00pm at The Rise (Eighth Avenue) in Maylands. Think mobile food court with lots of vans and stalls offering a variety of hot foods through to desserts and coffee. A must do for a Spring or Summer Saturday evening.

Howzat! Your guide to our local cricket clubs

Interested in playing cricket? Here’s your guide clubs in Mount Lawley, Inglewood, Maylands, Bayswater, North Perth, Bedford and Dianella.

Out & about in Winter

Tired of being cooped up indoors? If you live in or near Inglewood, Mt Lawley, North Perth, Maylands or Bayswater you might like to try these ways of warming up on a Winter’s day.

To market, to market…

Looking for a local market? Check out Kyilla Community Farmers’ Market in North Perth, City Farm in East Perth and coming in September, the Maylands Markets – all every Saturday morning.