CITY NEWS

Old Sydney razor gangs come to life

By Megan Palin The 1920s and 30s saw some of Australia’s most terrifying criminals wage war with razor and gun. Surry Hills and Kings Cross … Read more

City claims no risky investments

By Roje Adaimy The City of Sydney Council says its $460 million investment portfolio has not been hit with heavy losses as a result of … Read more

Wayside garden space creates new Hope

By Emily Laurence Once closed off due to reoccurring drug-related deaths, Hope Lane in Kings Cross is now living up to its name as Wayside … Read more

King Street upgrade and cycleway get the green light

By Linda Daniele Construction work on the King Street upgrade and cycleway is set to start this month with the City of Sydney Council’s approval … Read more

Council grants deadline approaches

Those wanting financial help for a pet project from the City have until 6pm on April 21 to get their grant applications in. City of … Read more

Shoreside mansion to be bathed in heritage glory

The recently restored ‘Bellevue’ mansion on Blackwattle Bay has been entered into the National Heritage Awards in a bid to preserve Sydney’s past. Originally designed … Read more

Ward Park to become adventure playground

Construction of a new play area in Surry Hills’ Ward Park is set to begin later this year, following the approval of concept plans by … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

Compiled by Mick Roberts Graffiti blitz targets rail yards Twenty-one people were arrested in a city graffiti blitz last weekend. NSW Police and RailCorp Transit … Read more

Small victory for residents in traffic battle

By Mick Roberts Surry Hills residents have had a partial victory in their battle to improve traffic safety around their suburb. The City News revealed … Read more

Vandals smashing spree reinforces concerns

By Mick Roberts Residents of usually sedate Elizabeth Bay Road are shocked by growing anti-social behaviour they say has spread from nearby troubled Kings Cross … Read more