CITY NEWS

Higher rates for CBD parkers

BY ROJE ADAIMY Parking in the city will soon be more expensive, with the City of Sydney Council proposing to lift hourly rates by more … Read more

More ads on payphones doesn’t ring with City

BY LINDA DANIELE A move to display commercial advertising on public phones throughout the CBD and inner-Sydney area has been put on hold, after questions … Read more

Locals fight against homophobia

  A group of locals gathered in protest on King Street in Newtown last week to commemorate the Internatonal Day Against Homophobia. Protesters chose to wave … Read more

Reclaiming the ‘swamp that was’

From those dressed in red, representing the ridges of Glebe, to the blue-clad people of Pyrmont, ‘ and not to forget the dogs ‘ the … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

WITH MICK ROBERTS Police are to increase the number of Tasers by extending their use to general duties police working as supervisors and duty officers.… Read more

Language skills tackled in budget

BY MICK ROBERTS Labor’s first Budget in 13 years will inject billions of dollars into education; assisting migrants learn English and in return provide improved … Read more

Power upgrade nears completion

BY MICK ROBERTS Work on a half a million dollar project to replace ageing power cables under Surry Hills’ roads is in its final stages.… 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

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

Village art prize to light up City bus stops

Now in its third year, annual City of Villages Art Exhibition and Prize is once again open for entries, with a total of $3000 in … Read more