CITY NEWS

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

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

Getting to the root of food shortages

By Mick Roberts While visiting Singapore and witnessing first hand its dense population, Sydney design student Ian Edwards had an idea that could one day … Read more

Drug raid a sign of new times, community says

By Anne Von Fehrn Residents of The Block at Redfern have come out in full support of last month’s drug raid, despite claims that the … 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

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

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

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

Diary – Love at Cumbersome corner – Autumn – Pt 3

By Bruce Williams In Cumbersome, where nothing goes terribly right and nothing goes terribly wrong, Autumn has come. The Indian mynas, which are as native … Read more

Diary – Love at Cumbersome corner – success Pt 4

By Bruce Williams The broker shop with the broken windows sells only broken things: hot TVs; hot refrigerators. Divorcees wedding rings. Two shops down by … Read more