INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

No Hope Town? The future of Sydney’s live music scene

When the Hopetoun Hotel boarded up its doors in September, Sydney’s music community wasted no time laying blame on the likes of the Lord Mayor … Read more

Festive season

For most of us, the lead-up to Christmas is a chance to take stock, reflect and relax. But for Lindy Hume, all such thoughts are … Read more

Council secures injunction against RTA

Leichhardt Council has secured an injunction until January 8 against the RTA’s plans to remove 15 car parking spaces on Darling Street. The temporary injunction … Read more

Rozelle Bay marina proposal raises hackles at Council

The future of the Bays Precinct Masterplan is less clear than ever, after the approved developer for Rozelle Bay submitted a preliminary environmental assessment to … Read more

Favoured perspective

‘Balmain Favourites’ does just what it says on the tin. A photographic exhibition at the Watch House, featuring the works of David Liddle and Barbara … Read more

Tree pays the price as Greens cry foul

Marrickville Greens councillors are upset after Council voted to remove a large tree in Stanmore because of fears its roots are damaging a nearby house.… Read more

Local band en route to Copenhagen

Marrickville indie band The Lurkers are going global, set to play gigs at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Well, okay – … Read more

Cinis defends Shooters’ membership

Leichhardt Greens Councillor Alan Cinis has defended his membership to the NSW branch of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia, after questions were raised regarding … Read more

Lewisham tower development faces continued opposition

Summer Hill Community Centre was packed out last Thursday evening, as area residents gathered to hear about progress on the grassroots campaign to oppose the … Read more

In a class of their own

It’s not in every classroom that students listen to the voice of late New York rap artist, Notorious BIG. But this isn’t every classroom. At … Read more