March newsletter!

There’s a slew of new places to try, all the goss from the Beaufort Street, a Window Carnevale and an Evening in the Park in Baysie. All this and more in the March newsletter – enjoy!

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 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 […]

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.

Top local spots to take your dog

Looking for a local dog-friendly park? Here’s a list of the best in the suburbs surrounding Beaufort Street and beyond.

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.