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  • Woman doing yoga with her dog.

    10 things to do at home

    Maybe it's the winter cold seeping in or the fact there are only so many jigsaw puzzles you can enjoy in a year, but something feels different about this round of restrictions. We're aware, for many, there is fatigue for the need to fill time with activities and be productive. Remember it is okay to relax, watch some TV and do what feels right to take care of yourself.

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    Shortlist announced for Victoria’s biggest tender for new waste management infrastructure

    Three tenderers have been shortlisted for the biggest tender for new waste management infrastructure in Victoria, following a competitive tender process.

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    Fossils found in Bayside: rock-solid evidence of ancient animals

    Let’s look at the four latest fossils found in Bayside and their clues to what Bayside looked like up to five million years ago.

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    Smoking ban introduced for Bayside beaches

    From June 2020, a smoking ban will apply to the sand areas of all Bayside beaches, including Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary and surrounds, and the Brighton Dunes, following the installation of no-smoking signs. Once the ban is applied anyone smoking on a Bayside beach could face a $200 Infringement Notice penalty or a fine of up $1,000, if prosecuted in Court.

  • Family watching a movie spilling popcorn.

    10 ideas to celebrate Mother’s day during COVID-19

    Mother’s Day is this weekend and even though a fancy dinner out or adventure may not be possible, there are still ways to show that you care. Whether you are sending your love from afar or spending another day together, here are just a few ideas on how to show your love and appreciation while staying at home in Bayside.

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    Milk to Meals: a short video guide to starting your baby on solids

    Bayside City Council's lovely maternal and child health nurses have been unable to host their regular face-to-face consultations and workshops due to COVID-19. In order to continue to support the community, we have filmed Val and Rose sharing their expertise in order to educate and guide new parents and carers who are introducing solid food to their babies.

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    10 things to do while you stay at home

    Practising your social distancing from the comfort of your own home? Here is a list of suggested things to do in Bayside when you get tired of Netflix.

  • William Street Pavilion.

    William Street Reserve sports pavilion officially opened

    In a win for the sports community of Bayside, the renewed pavilion at William Street Reserve in Brighton was officially opened on 19 February 2020 and is ready to service sporting participants from across the region.

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    New pavilion at Elsternwick Park

    The new sports pavilion at Elsternwick Park Oval 2 was officially opened on 5 December 2019.

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    New pool & spa safety barrier regulations

    From 1 December, private pools and spas in Bayside must be registered with Council and comply with new Victorian safety barrier regulations.

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    New pavilion at Cheltenham Park

    The Cheltenham Park Pavilion was built at a cost of $2.4 million and took under 12 months to build.

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    Fox on the run

    Council is aware of reports of foxes in Elsternwick Park Nature Reserve. Council’s contractor, CityWide, visited the reserve last week and found no evidence of dens or savaged wildlife. This does not mean that foxes are not running through the reserve at night in search of food.