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The Northern Beaches Council’s Swap This For That campaign is asking the community to put down single-use plastic bags, bottles, straws and coffee cups - aka the ‘Big 4’ – and pick up sustainable alternatives.                            Northern Beaches Council Administrator Dick... 18 July 2017 Read more >>

Northern Beaches Council Administrator Dick Persson AM has welcomed the announcement from Woolworths that it is phasing out single use plastic bags. The company says it currently gives away more than three billion plastic bags a year and will begin... 14 July 2017 Read more >>

The Corso at Manly was brought to life by a three dimensional chalk artwork encouraging passers-by to register for Plastic Free July, an annual initiative encouraging Australians to give up single-use plastics for the month of July.  In particular, the... 14 July 2017 Read more >>

Northern Beaches Council is holding briefings for aspiring candidates ahead of the September 9 elections. The briefings with the Chief Executive Officer and General Managers will offer candidates a chance to find out more about Northern Beaches Council and the... 14 July 2017 Read more >>

Quick action by Northern Beaches Council has prevented pollution in Greendale Creek at Curl Curl from damaging the environment. Council General Manager Ben Taylor said a creamy brown substance had entered the creek and was threatening to harm the environment.... 14 July 2017 Read more >>

Meet acclaimed local writer Amanda Hampson at a literary lunch at Mona Vale Library this month. Hosted by Northern Beaches Council, Amanda Hampson will discuss her latest novel The French Perfumer on Thursday 20 July, 12 – 1.30pm. A light... 12 July 2017 Read more >>

Single-use plastics could be a thing of the past on the Northern Beaches thanks to Council’s multifaceted campaign to cut reliance on the petroleum-based products. New policies have been introduced banning the sale of single-use plastics at Council-run events and... 7 July 2017 Read more >>

Body boarder Pooyan Shargh was at Dee Why Beach on the 21st of May 2017 when he had a near fatal spinal injury in the water. He was conscious but unable to move. In his own words, “I was drowning,... 6 July 2017 Read more >>

Northern Beaches Council has celebrated NAIDOC Week 2017 with a flag raising and ceremony in Dee Why.      NAIDOC Week celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that... 6 July 2017 Read more >>

Young filmmakers, aged 12 to 24, are being encouraged to enter the 24/7 Youth Film Festival for a chance to win $5,000 in cash prizes - but there’s a catch.                        Participants only have 24 hours to create the movie. It... 5 July 2017 Read more >>