CITY NEWS

Rising sea levels threaten Gardens

BY MICK ROBERTS A $200,000 rescue project is underway for historic retaining walls in the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens damaged by rising sea levels. The … Read more

Wanna Win a Weekend Getaway?

By Chris Peken Fresh farm eggs – direct from the chook, garden-grown tomatoes, mushrooms with garlic, haloumi cheese, along with your choice of herbs from … Read more

Planning laws don’t sit right with National Trust

By Stephanie Dalzell Proposed changes to the way councils approve planning developments will undermine the democratic system, according to the National Trust. Under the draft … Read more

Grand old heritage trees could get the chop

By Mick Roberts Grand old heritage trees, some towering over 18 metres and forming a canopy over Bourke Street Surry Hills, could get the chop … Read more

Colonial road unearthed at The Rocks

A colonial street which has been buried and forgotten for nearly 100 years has been discovered in The Rocks. The extraordinary archaeological site was unearthed … Read more

Four-day junket to cost ratepayers over $20k

By Roje Adaimy An estimated $17,000 of ratepayer’s money will be used to pay for business-class airfares to the United States for two City of … Read more

Expect big things in Little Italy

By Roje Adaimy It was where some of Australia’s first Italian immigrants made socialising over coffee popular, and introduced delis, restaurants, bars and cardhouses to … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

With Mick Roberts ****** Police are appealing for help after a man was stabbed at Kings Cross last Saturday. About 2.15am, the man aged in … Read more

Pyrmont recreation area laid to waste

By Linda Daniele Pyrmont residents are calling for community consultation on a plan to redevelop harbour front land in Bank Street for public recreation. The … Read more

Youth centre gets a helping hand

By Simon Nichols The Glebe Youth Service (GYS) has this week been granted an additional $150,000 from the City of Sydney to continue operating for … Read more