INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

Raining cats and dogs for native animals

Wildlife rescue group WIRES has released a statement urging people to think twice before giving cats or dogs as presents this Christmas. Statistics released by … Read more

New program to combat domestic and family violence

In conjunction with Marrickville Legal Centre, inner-west Police Local Area Commands have launched a new project to provide support to victims of domestic and family … Read more

Turf wars

After an extensive consultation process, the proposal to resurface Dulwich Hill’s Arlington Oval with synthetic grass has been rejected by Marrickville Council. Greens Councillor Marika … Read more

Fates hanging by a thread – but does the bell toll for businesses, or Metro?

Local businesses in Rozelle affected by the CBD Metro remain in a state of limbo over the fate of the project, while new Premier Kristina … Read more

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