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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, […]

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 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 […]

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.

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 […]

Local council reform: Mt Lawley & Inglewood moving, Vincent merging

In the recent local government reforms it was announced that the City of Vincent would merge with Perth and that the suburbs of Mount Lawley and Inglewood would move from the City of Stirling to a double sized City of Bayswater. What does it mean for local residents?

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.