Willoughby Living

Locals Unite for Lindt Siege Victims

Most Australians remember where they were and what they were doing on December 15, 2014, when gunman Man Monis took 18 people hostage in Sydney’s Lindt Café. Selina Win Pe remembers all too well; the lower North Shore local was one of those hostages, and she has endured years of torment while on her road to recovery. Now she’s planning a special tribute at Balmoral Beach to Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson who lost their lives in the incident… and she wants the community’s help to turn it into a memorable and joyous event.


"I am 17 years old and a Paralympic swimmer. I was born with a disability called Hypochondriasis, which causes a shortness in my legs and arms. Hypochondroplasia is a form of short-limbed dwarfism. I started swimming because the doctors thought i...

Rainy School Holidays Survival Guide: Top 10 Local Indoor Activities

The forecast says more rain these school holidays, but don't despair! We're spoilt for choice with fun indoor activities nearby - including our newest play and activity centre offering free trials now!

Nightclub Workout: The North Shore's Newest Fitness Craze

The Lower North Shore’s latest fitness movement has a nightclub vibe and is designed to ‘unleash the extraordinary’ in members… and the lady behind it is a real local dynamo! Meet Adala Bolto and ZADI Training.

Time to Celebrate!: 16 Fabulous Local Function Venues

Look no further for your next special event - we've found function venues across the lower North Shore to suit every occasion. Get in touch with your preferred venue for Christmas events, they're already filling up fast!

The Willoughby Craft Beer Fair is Back!

One of Willoughby's most anticipated local events returns on Sunday September 16 at the Willoughby Hotel. The Willoughby Craft Beer Fair, now in its sixth year, and in conjunction with the Willoughby Spring Emerge Festival, is a street fair that has ...

Amazing Activities for October School Holidays - Book Quick!

There is something to suit everyone in our biggest School Holiday Guide ever. Choose from Harry Potter Science Workshops, Robotics Lego, Swimming, Cooking, Gymnastics, Sports, amazing Art Play, Public Speaking, Pottery, Kids' Theatre, Martial Arts, Music Rock Camp and more!




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