CITY NEWS

Homelessness in Newtown reaches new heights

By Linda Daniele An increase in the number of homeless people seeking help in Newtown has forced the establishment of a community forum to address … Read more

Chance to learn botanic illustrating

  Autumn is the perfect time to benefit from guidance by award-winning botanical illustrators holding a range of courses at Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens. Botanic Gardens … Read more

Bright alternative to fluorescent streetlights

By Emma Cleary The City of Sydney Council is investigating the possibility of replacing existing fluorescent streetlights around the city with eco-friendly LED lighting. Sydney … Read more

Hate crime and Mardi Gras will dominate City’s first gay forum

By Anne von Fehrn Community groups have this week welcomed the City of Sydney’s announcement to hold its first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) … Read more

Surry Hills shooting footage released

A gang believed responsible for a Surry Hills shooting last year is wanted by police in connection with a similar incident at Yagoona three weeks … Read more

Glebe Point Road businesses dismiss claims of loss

By Linda Daniele Glebe’s Chamber of Commerce has dismissed reports that traders on Glebe Point Road have been forced to close due to loss of … Read more

Specialist team targets big events

A specialist team of police will target alcohol-related crimes at events like ANZAC Day and New Years Eve. Police Minister David Campbell said a team … Read more

Heritage campaigner’s home looks assured

By Mick Roberts The future of 1840s sandstone terraces – once home to heritage activist Juanita Nielsen ‘ looks assured with City of Sydney Council … Read more

Safety concerns for Glebe residents

By Linda Daniele Glebe residents have expressed their increasing concern about crime and safety in the area, with particular problems identified in the Franklyn Street … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

With Mick Roberts STRONG police presence and good planning led to an arrest-free Surry Hills Festival last Saturday. Over 85,000 people attended the all-day event … Read more