CITY NEWS

Tearing down China’s internet “firewall”

BY LINDA DANIELE With just three months remaining before the Beijing Olympic Games, multinational powerhouses Microsoft, Google and Yahoo are being targeted for their role … Read more

Fighting stereotypes one word at a time

BY STEPHANIE DALZELL He’s embarrassed about the cliché, but Rudi Soman’s Indian parents wanted him to study medicine or law. Despite being practising Hindus, 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

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

City’s budget eats into future cash reserves

By Roje Adaimy A spending spree on capital works projects over the next four years will leave the City of Sydney’s cash reserves almost $250 … 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

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

Last stop for old Eveleigh rail yards

By Mick Roberts When 73-year-old Brian Dunnett heard about plans to redevelop the old North Eveleigh railway yards he was keen to check-out them out. … Read more