Manly

I am in this game to make a difference, says the new Premier

Nicole Hasham, Saffron Howden The son of a former federal and state MP has been destined for greatness.

Politicians riding a wave of success on northern beaches

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Peter Munro The sun blazed brightly above Manly Beach, as well it might over this paved playground of bronzed surfers, beach bums and low-rating breakfast TV shows.

Thousands protest WA shark cull at Manly beach

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Ava Benny-Morrison and Rebecca Le May Anthony Joyce once shared the Western Australian government's views on sharks after he found his foot in the jaws of one while surfing.

Manly redevelopment hits road block over financial viability of plan

Mayor of Manly, Jean Hay

James Robertson A Liberal mayor has drawn a warning from the state treasurer over plans to spend $80 million on a redevelopment that it plans to pay off over 50 years.

Manly Sea Eagles winger David Williams makes his acting debut in Tropfest short 'Darkness Comes' on Sunday

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Garry Maddox A desperate man races through a barren field seeking refuge before the sun sets.

Body of TV producer Nick Eade found at Manly

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The body of a man found on a beach at Manly on Sunday was that of Sydney television producer Nick Eade.

In praise of the Manly ferry

Smh. The Manly ferry Narrabeen passing by the Opera House on a sunny autumn day in Sydney Harbour, Blue sky water commuters passengers. Photo Ross Duncan 2011

Tony Squires This is the perfect vantage point to watch the city as you burble away from it.

Mentally ill man escapes Manly hospital

Two doctors have been injured by a mentally ill man who fled from a hospital on Sydney’s northern beaches.

Cabbie says he saw Lane leave baby in bush on way to Manly

Kelli Lane

POLICE have spoken with a taxi driver who has come forward claiming Keli Lane left her baby Tegan in bushland 14 years ago.

Manly pubs shut door on all-night revellers

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Geesche Jacobsen THREE large hotels in Manly will close their doors before midnight tonight after an arrangement welcomed by police and the council, who hope it will prevent trouble.

All aboard Manly's festival of surfing

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Rachel Browne It could have been the summer of '69 as a convoy of Kombis descended upon the beach at the Manly Festival of Surfing yesterday.

Manly clamps down on early-hour grunters

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Paul Bibby and Matthew Moore What is the difference between an early morning jackhammer and an enthusiastic bunch of boot camp participants?

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Wave of protest over Manly's cramped surf style

Josephine Tovey URBAN AFFAIRS IT IS a landmark at one of Australia's most popular beaches and counts the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, among its patrons.

Manly to go underground with plan to keep cars away from beachfront

Manly Oval

Matthew Moore A TWO-STOREY car park will be built underneath Manly Oval as part of a plan to slash the number of cars clogging the beachfront village.

Mike Baird selected by Liberal colleagues to be NSW Premier

Mike Baird

The Liberal Party met at 3pm on Thursday to elect the next Premier of New South Wales. Here's how it unfolded.

Barry O'Farrell resigns: Mike Baird and Gladys Berejiklian leading contenders to be next NSW premier

Baird and Gladys

Sean Nicholls and Josephine Tovey There are two contenders to take over from Barry O'Farrell as NSW Premier after his resignation, but Liberal party sources claim the numbers remain "very fluid".

Mike Baird, Gladys Berejiklian urged to put up hands for top job

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Sean Nicholls Shellshocked Liberal MPs will meet at 3pm on Thursday to elect a replacement for Barry O'Farrell as leader following his dramatic resignation as NSW Premier.

Schools ban students from use of loom bands

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Julie Power, Amy McNeilage NSW primary schools are banning children from bringing loom bands - brightly coloured woven bracelets - to stop playground tears over unfair sales and swaps.

Robert Hughes from 'Hey Dad!' found guilty of sexually assaulting girls

Hey Dad star, Robert Hughes

Paul Bibby Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes has been found guilty of sexually and indecently assaulting young girls.

Half-price Opal cards for children, but no school passes yet

Opal Public transport card being used on the 333 Express bus from North Bondi.  Opal card user, Andrew Prakash, boarding the bus. Photo: Peter Rae Thursday 13 February, 2014.

Jacob Saulwick School children are now able to order Opal public transport cards, but are not yet able to order cards that allow free travel to and from school.