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After a review of the non-educational use of mobile devices in schools, the NSW Government has decided to ban the use of mobile phones in primary schools by students. CyberSafety Lady Leonie Smith breaks down the new regulations and its possible effects.
Burritos, burgers, dumplings and nachos make you think ‘delicious but unhealth’, right? Does veganism and plant-based eating immediately make you think ‘tasteless, hard to prepare’ and so forth? V-Lish is a new home delivery option that’s already going gangbusters on the beaches: COVERED. sat down with founder Vicky Harris to find out what the fuss is all about.
Choosing the right colour scheme changes everything: the room, the style, and the mood. With hundreds of exceptional curated colours and finishes in the Porter’s Paints range to choose from, sometimes making the right decision can be difficult. That’s where Porter’s Paints can help you out.
Meet Adam Moore: the Manly real estate agent with a difference. Known to breakdance after a big sale, warm up the crowd at auctions with musicians, host gourmet canapes in luxury home opens, his latest offering is a Lekker electric bike for every buyer.
Summer is coming to an end but not the importance of water safety. It’s important that your child or baby doesn’t lose their confidence around water from prolonged breaks. Early introduction to water and breath control allows your child to enjoy the pleasure of exploring the tactile senses and stimulation that helps in their development.
City life is chaotic at the best of times, so why not escape it for a blissful few days at Billabong Retreat? Only a stone’s throw from Sydney, you’ll learn simple skills to live a healthier and happier life on your return.
It might be coming to the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop thinking about your health, wellness and more importantly, surf fitness. After all, you don’t want to be heading back into the water mid-October with ‘spaghetti arms,’ do you? Celebrity trainer Shannan Ponton is here to help, with his tips on how to stay fit, healthy and active in the surf.
In the summer of 1984, I drove from Hamburg in Germany all the way down to the Costa Brava in Spain. I’d just started windsurfing. My girlfriend and I wanted to experience the beauty of the Mediterranean summer and be in the waves as much as we could.
From the idea of two Manly locals, to now exporting gin back to the Brits, Manly Spirits Co. Distillery has kicked goals that many said were rather audacious. They produce outstanding Aussie craft spirits using locally sourced marine and native botanicals, all at their very unique distillery open to the public from Friday to Sunday.
As you walk in to Momo Bar’s Dee Why or Manly outposts, the senses are instantaneously assaulted. With the sounds of diners happily enjoying meals, the friendly team greeting every customer and the aromatic wafts of authentic Nepalese broth coming from the kitchen, Momo Bar is one culinary oasis you won’t want to leave.
Not everyone on the Northern Beaches knows what really happens behind the big blue walls on the corner of Kenneth Road and Roseberry Street in Manly Vale. Sure, there’s a café on the corner, but there’s a lot more to Seven Miles to be discovered.
In a nutshell, One Eighty is a bunch of twenty-somethings looking out for their mates on the beaches. The charity does mental health care and awareness a little differently, with a focus on youth suicide prevention.
Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew took out the world champion title in 1978. This year, along with the surfing world’s new heroes, Rabbit will return to Manly as festival director for The Drop, the music event running alongside the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. COVERED. spoke with Rabbit about his role and how surfing has changed.
With one Kelly Slater set to grace Manly Beach for the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro this March, there’s no doubt groms, beginners, pros and locals are going to want to shape up. Manly Surf School and the High Performance Surf Centre (HPSC) can help you fine tune your skills, whatever level you’re at.
On the Northern Beaches, the issue of mental health is especially pertinent. In 2018, 30 people took their own lives according to statistics from the Northern Beaches Police Area Command. There’s no sugar coating it. The bitter truth is, we’re facing a mental health crisis and our little corner of the world is at the heart of this bleak dilemma.
With eight Aussies attempting suicide every hour, and eight deaths by suicide occurring on our shores every single day, the Lifeline Classic is returning in April in a bid to reduce these sobering statistics through suicide prevention. Bigger and more relevant than ever, they’ve got their sights set on the 100k fundraising mark… but they need your help.
Responsible for some of Melbourne’s wildest and most intoxicating club sessions, Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir return, brandishing a new live experience alongside the release of their latest work, a striking realisation of the Fleetwood Mac cover, ‘DREAMS’.
Oly Sherman voices engages from the onset. The indie folk songwriter has already been captivating audiences since his 2017 debut with a charming stage presence and approach to his craft; now he returns, with a beautiful new single, ‘Bones’.
Emerging fast as one of Victoria’s freshest new voices in R&B is Maya Rose. With her debut single, ‘See You Again’, the vocalist brings depth in tone and range to the table, resulting in a striking offering.
Fusing colourful melodies with yearning indie-rock vocals, GOSH are back with a new single that is ready to pull heartstrings and encourage anthemic sing-alongs with their latest offering, ‘Never Lose You’.
Sydney songwriter William O’Donohue aka Runaway Mornings has marked an impactful return in 2019 with a stunning new effort in new single, ‘In The Cold’. The latest from the North Shore artist brims with excitement looking ahead to a new year of material.
Sydney songwriter East Denistone has made a beautiful return for 2019 with his new single, ‘River’. A fitting continuation of the swirling indie sounds he presented on its predecessor ‘Amongst Taller Trees’, ‘River’ takes another step in unveiling an enticing and enigmatic artist emerging out of Australia’s east coast.
Sydney songwriter Jackson Carroll opens up and bares all with debut single ‘Holy Hell’ - a perfect piece of indie music that introduces the listener to a young songwriter exploring an unapologetically emotional musical terrain.
Incorporating clever combinations of pop and R&B instrumentation with undeniable vocal charm, Melbourne duo FRANCO return with confidence, dropping new single ‘MONEY OVER MATTER’ as well as their highly anticipated debut self-titled EP.
Fresh off their triple j Hottest 100 win, Ocean Alley are riding the wave with a brand new single, Stained Glass, and an Australia-wide tour with Tash Sultana. COVERED. caught up with guitarist Mitch Galbraith to find out more.
Consistently building a body of work that positions them as one of Melbourne’s best indie groups, Young Vincent are ready to show off their fruits of labour with a sonically rich debut EP in YOUNG VINCENT.
“Why does getting high, make us feel so low?” The central question permeating throughout ALLIPHA’s latest single, ‘FREAK INSIDE’ shows the songwriter delving into the highs and lows of a relationship and the thrills one can get from it - whether they be good or bad.
Full of warmth, lyrical strength and musical dynamism, The Settlement has continued to strive forward musically since the release of their single ‘Loving On You’ in 2018. Now, the alt-folk five-piece have returned with another taste of their sophomore, this time in the irresistible ‘Take It Slow’.
Generating discussion and momentum surrounding his 2018 singles ‘Black Boy’ and ‘Change’, Canberra based hip hop artist KG has returned with the newest entry in his ever developing body of work, ‘COME ALONG’.
With 2018 spent selling out hometown venues and riding the wave of their irresistible summer jam ‘Why You Always Gotta Fight Me’, Wollongong five-piece Ruby Tuesdays are ready and raring to go for another year!
With the dust barely settled on their last acclaimed Australian jaunt, Caravãna Sun are gearing up to do it all again, this time bringing the wildly talented LaBrassBanda out to Australian shores to join the party!
Actor, writer and Northern Beaches good guy Richard Roxburgh has donated a very special auction item to this year’s Northern Beaches Women’s Shelter’s (NBWS) Gala Fundraiser: the voice of his belovedcharacter, the incorrigible barrister-turned-unlikely (and unwilling) Senator Cleaver Greene, from the Tv Show Rake .
The VISSLA Sydney Surf Pro 2019, signalled the end of the G.O.A.T's long hiatus of competition surfing at Manly Beach. Featuring a one-on-one interview with Kelly himself and some of our great partners who assisted us to make the event happen.
Australian coffee roasters, Danes, have just been awarded the Champion Australian Roaster of the 2019 International Coffee Awards (AICA). This is their second time winning the award after initially claiming the title last year.
Taking inspiration and shape from the scenic coastline of the Northern Beaches, the Harbord Diggers is giving back to the place it calls home by putting sustainable and eco-friendly solutions into place as part of the clubs’ holistic plan.
Harbord Diggers is celebrating Australia Day this year with a jam-packed long weekend full of sport, live entertainment and family fun, as well as a chance to bowl with one of Australia’s greatest cricketing icons, Andrew Symonds.
Northern Beaches Council is celebrating the 20th year of the Northern Composure band competition. The largest and longest-running youth band competition in the area, it offers musicians local exposure as well as invaluable stage experience.
Visual artists and writers are being invited to take part in an exciting new community arts project that could see their work taking pride of place in a special event at the 2019 Manly Arts Festival between the 6th and 29th September 2019.
You’ve heard them on your favourite radio station. You’ve heard them on the dance floor. You’ve even heard them as part of one of Australia’s most-loved advertising campaigns. Now comes the chance to hear them live at Sydney’s most spectacular oceanside venue – the new Harbord Diggers.
Glen Street Theatre is delighted to announce the 2019 Season which has the ultimate mix of comedy, drama, dance, film, musical and political satire that is sure to keep you entertained throughout the year.
This December, Event Cinemas in Macquarie, Cronulla, Bondi Junction, Castle Hill & Burwood, will exclusively screen two of Marius Petipa’s ballets - La Bayadère and The Nutcracker as part of the Royal Opera House 2018/19 Live Cinema Season.
As part of the progressive roll out of its state-of-the-art new venue, Harbord Diggers has recently opened its new community room that sees the return of a range of sub-clubs and traditional RSL activities.
Around 800 drivers competed to be the safest driver on the Northern Beaches during October using the free UbiCar app. Amazing results have been uncovered from the app’s partnership with the Northern Beaches council, including a notorious stretch of road where motorists are most distracted by their phones.
Local couple Ali Marcy and Nick Foy say adding ‘hound love’ to your life by adopting or fostering a rescue greyhound is an opportunity not to be missed. Ali and Nick adopted Larry from Sydney charity Greyhound Rescue (GR) in early 2018.
Saké Restaurant & Bar makes its Northern Beaches debut this Friday, 9 November, when it throws open the doors on the new rooftop of Manly Wharf and puts its signature super-fusion stamp on our seaside suburb.