5 MAY 2022: The Leader
Safety concerns for skateboarders will see Bayside Council investigate options for installing safer lighting at the new skatepark at West Botany Street in Rockdale.
27 APRIL 2022: Yahoo News
Residents of a southern Sydney suburb are calling for changes in the community after being kept up at night due to hoons and drag races on the main road.
7 MARCH 2022: Dynamic Business
Reach for the stars, we tell young girls. Break that glass ceiling. Start your own business. But how vigorously do we urge them to use their talents to affect change by entering politics?
5 FEBRUARY 2022: The Leader
Conservation Volunteers Australia launched the Revive our Wetlands Program at the Land Lights Wetland, Arncliffe last week to mark World Wetlands Day. The program is being undertaken by Conservation Volunteers Australia in partnership with Chevron Australia.
10 JANUARY 2022: The Leader
The new Bayside Council has a record number of female Councillors with seven women taking their place on the 15-member Council, including Councillor Heidi Lee Douglas.
24 OCTOBER 2021: The Leader
Permaculture expert and author, Hannah Moloney will explain how to cultivate an urban garden and grow community ties when she appears in the Growing a Greener Bayside webinar on 4 November at 7.30pm
22 SEPTEMBER 2021: The Leader
Ms Buchanan, the owner of Pink Cactus in Rockdale, has turned her love of craft into a career, and is now showcasing her skills on Ten's "Making It". On 5 October she will talk about her love of and the potential to grow arts and crafts in Bayside, in a Peaceful Bayside webinar
3 SEPTEMBER 2021: The Leader
Lockdown has led to the Bayside Paddle Group being formed, to be a friendly place for locals to skill-share and celebrate members' paddling adventures on Botany Bay, and the Cooks and Georges Rivers
18 AUGUST 2021: The Leader
Recently, the community garden members were concerned to find that Bayside Council's draft Muddy Creek Masterplan proposes a road that goes straight through the garden that they have worked for years to build
23 JULY 2021: The Leader
Peaceful Bayside has three independent candidates standing for Bayside Council in the December 4 local government elections: Heidi Lee Douglas, Imroze Ali and Joyce Campbell
15 JULY 2021: The Leader
Peaceful Bayside wants to find a way to support Bayside Council workers and highlights the potentially negative consequences of Bayside Council's working from home directive to staff
19 MAY 2021: Eastside FM Radio 89.5
RADIO INTERVIEW With presenter Virginia Lowe
This week is national and international Road Safety Week, and local action group Peaceful Bayside is throwing its support behind a global call to embrace low speeder limits on suburban city streets where people and cars mix
14 FEBRUARY 2021: Sydney Morning Herald
Waterfront suburbs crack down on drag racing, burnouts and ‘louts’
Heidi Lee Douglas said there had been a significant increase in dangerous driving and excessive noise pollution. She was almost killed twice in one week by vehicles driving too fast, generating “unbearably loud noise” and blowing smoke
11 November 2020: 9News
'Living Hell': Residents call for increased police presence to deter hoons
Fed-up residents have banded together and presented a petition to their local council calling for more policing as hoons continue to make their lives hell
17 OCTOBER 2020: The Leader
Scott loved performance cars – now he is trying to save our streets from car hoons
In his 20s he drove a turbo-powered Nissan Skyline R33 for about eight years until he had an accident. Recently he joined the Peaceful Streets Action Group
29 APRIL 2022: The Leader
Superannuation for councillors will encourage more people to put their hand up to serve the community, Bayside Council was told this week.
8 MARCH 2022: The Sydney Morning Herald
Those same noises have ricocheted through Sydney’s Bayside community, said local activist Heidi Douglas who has been campaigning for a “peaceful Bayside”.
15 FEBRUARY 2022: The Leader
The idea was suggested in the Notice of Motion submitted by Councillor Heidi Lee Douglas at the 9 February council meeting.
4 FEBRUARY 2022: The Leader
Bayside Council's smart camera technology being installed in Brighton Le Sands will be able to monitor anti-social behaviour, particularly car hooning. They will also be used to catch anyone defacing local businesses with graffiti.
27 NOVEMBER 2021: The Leader
Meet the Bayside Council candidates: HEIDI DOUGLAS
Heidi Douglas is the founder and lead candidate for Peaceful Bayside. She is a grassroots community independent with a track record in striving and working to make Bayside better
Vote 1 Group B above the line in Ward 5 on 4 December
2 OCTOBER 2021: The Leader
Heidi Lee Douglas, of the Peaceful Bayside action group, spoke at the meeting in full support of the motion. "Trees are important for reducing carbon emissions and helping us tackle climate change. They're good for our mental health and increase the liveability of our cities"
9 SEPTEMBER 2021: The Leader
After weeks of lockdown, everyone is feeling strain. That's why it's so important to keep up your mental health and check in on others. Mental health clinician Mark Micelli recently chatted to Peaceful Bayside about restocking your mental health toolkit
23 AUGUST 2021: The Leader
Renewing Bayside after lockdown is the subject of a webinar hosted by Peaceful Bayside on 26 August. After another extended lockdown, how can we breathe new life back into the empty Bay Street shopfronts?
10 AUGUST 2021: The Leader
Mental health clinician and Bayside resident Mark Micelli will be imparting advice on how to restock your mental health toolkit for lockdown, at a free webinar hosted Peaceful Bayside on Thursday, August 12 at 7.25pm
16 JULY 2021: The Leader
Bayside has been trialling mobile Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) across the LGA. Following the success, the council will expand the technology to Brighton to tackle the problem of anti-social behaviour
12 JUNE 2021: The Leader
A new Facebook group set-up by women in the Bayside local government area aims to support women through a range of issues including domestic violence and under-representation on local council
18 MARCH 2021: The Leader
Bayside Council calls for NSW Government to install speed cameras on Bay Street
A video of a Holden ute crashing into a homeowner's fence on Vanston Parade in Sans Souci shows the latest in a string of hoon-related incidents in the suburbs around Brighton Le Sands, and Bayside Council has now launched a campaign against the behaviour
12 November 2020: The Leader
Bayside Council and St George Police to tackle street safety
St George Police have set up Operation Overhaul during the summer period, bringing together Police from various units to tackle hooning and anti-social behaviour specifically along the Botany Bay foreshore
7 NOVEMBER 2020: The Leader
Peaceful Streets Action Group drafts anti-car hoon strategy for Bayside
The newly-formed Peaceful Streets Action Group, Bayside and Surrounds will present a 2,500 signature petition to Bayside Council next week calling for action to reduce the impact of car hoons
29 SEPTEMBER 2020: The Leader
New action group formed to tackle car hoons
A petition for peaceful streets in Bayside has grown into a community action group demanding the state government intervene in road safety issues in the Bayside area