What’s New Bondi weekly news roundup

The best of Bondi news linkage from around the web – quick links to my top Bondi news reads of the week

(WARNING: some articles may be nothing more than z-list celebrity spotting and fluff, but who needs heavy stuff on a Friday?!)

Here’s what’s been doing the rounds for this week:

1. For those who haven’t heard about last weekend’s unfortunate lifeguard stoush

Battle lines drawn in Bondi as Bondi Rescue lifeguards lash out at volunteer counterparts

Head to this Perth Now article to read the details of last weekend’s stoush between the boys in blue and the volunteers – I really hope that they’ve cleared the air now as bad feelings between these two groups of great people is just disappointing and unnecessary.

2. News about new occupants of the beach front Pacific development

Mega pub ‘will bring the Cross to Bondi’

Check out this Daily Telegraph article which outlines the details of a new pub proposed for the  beach front Pacific development – what are your thoughts?

3. It’s great to see social media getting behind someone for once

Big Brother’s Tim Dormer hits back at ‘fat shaming’ article after a dip at Bondi Beach

Head to this news.com.au story to find out how former Big Brother winner Tim Dormer responded to an article that referred to his figure as ‘portly’, and how his social media followers supported him – I often see Tim doing laps of the beach and he always looks very healthy to me; it shouldn’t really matter either way.

4. After a bit of beach babe eye candy?

Bikini blogger Tash Oakley sizzles in a two piece on Bondi Beach

On the topic of bodies, head to the Perth Now website to see Tash enjoying the beach in a bikini from her own swimwear label.

5. Looking for an interesting swimming spot for your next holiday?

10 of the world’s strangest pools ever built

Head to the Reality Today website to see where Bondi’s Icebergs pool features in this list of the world’s ‘strangest pools’ (not sure I’ve ever thought of Bondi Icebergs as ‘strange’, but it didn’t make it near the top of the list so perhaps it’s not that strange after all).

6. Love a good fundraising story?

Trip across the Great Divide raises $14k

Check out this article from the Stuff.co.nz website about a Perth resident who recently cycled from his home town to Bondi Beach, raising $14,000 for the Make A Wish foundation along the way.

7. For the music fans

Music festival Vibes on a Summer’s Day returns in Sydney this summer

Find out more about the Vibes festival which will return to Bondi this year at SMH.com.au


And that is this week’s Bondi news roundup from the desk of What’s New Bondi.

Have a great weekend,

Tracey @ What’s New Bondi xx

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