CITY NEWS

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

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

‘Threatening’ police presence at student rally

By Roje Adaimy A small group of students attending the launch of a national campaign outside the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) last week was … Read more

Indoor smoking ban forces butts on streets

By Roje Adaimy The number of cigarette butts on city streets has risen considerably since the introduction of a smoking ban in pubs and clubs … Read more

Early settlement destroyed Pyrmont Peninsula

By Roje Adaimy It’s hard to imagine that Pyrmont Peninsula was once described as a place of ferny gullies and many creeks, with cascades of … Read more

Harbour authority hanging onto historic cottages

By Linda Daniele Pyrmont residents lobbying for the handing back of the historic Scott Street cottages to the community have had their hopes dashed this … Read more

New “green” plans for former brewery site revealed

By Roje Adaimy Amid strong public criticism, owners of the former CUB site at Broadway have been forced to revise their original development plans to … Read more