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Self-taught artist David Brown has been brightening up the beaches with his colourful murals for years. The Wheeler Heights local tells Peninsula Living Pittwater about his lifelong love of art. David Brown turned up to an interview for an animator job...

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Annelise Hall is about to play the part of Sandy in a new production of Grease: The Musical. Editor in Chief Michelle Giglio speaks to the Manly local about stepping into the shoes of one of Australia’s most loved characters. Annelise...

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Juin Rush has been involved with gymnastics at the PCYC North Sydney for 40 years, making it a second home for hundreds of children. A stay-at-home mother arrived at the North Sydney Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) in 1983. Juin Rush...

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National Olympic skateboard coach Beau Mitchell is taking his tricks from Northern Beaches skate parks to Paris for the 2024 games. Hitting the local Manly Keirle Skate Park with his new Christmas present – a skateboard – left Beau Mitchell, then...

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Bronnie Mackintosh from Fire and Rescue NSW empowers teenage girls by teaching them firefighting skills A lack of diversity in the fire and emergency services drove Curl Curl resident Bronnie Mackintosh to establish Girls on Fire, a program that teaches valuable...

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Wendy Whiteley’s green oasis in Lavender Bay is safe for the moment, but will it one day be swallowed by the burgeoning concrete spread on the North Shore? Wendy’s Secret Garden in Lavender Bay has been a peaceful green space overlooking...

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Soccer, barbeques, golf and camaraderie have been the key to the success of mental health charity Mongrels Men, says founder Tim Hewson who is Westfield Local Hero. Balgowlah’s Tim Hewson has dedicated over a decade to motivating and creating a connection...

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Rachael Bowen is the Westfield Chatswood local hero 2023 her work at Giant Steps, which supports children and adults on the autism spectrum. Rachael Bowen started working at Giant Steps in Gladesville as a graduate speech pathologist 17 years ago. She...