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

Harbour Authority backtracks on Ballast Point

Birchgrove’s Ballast Point Park will remain open to the public on New Year’s Eve, after Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) denied plans to restrict numbers … Read more

Superfluous Men in Balmain

Acclaimed Australian author Michael Wilding will launch his new novel, Superfluous Men, at Balmain Library on December 15. Set in a writers’ centre, it … Read more

Protesters rally as Common Ground rolls on

Camperdown residents rallied last Wednesday against State Government plans to demolish four housing commission terraces in preparation for a new housing project. The protest came … Read more

Hilarity and ridicule, whichever comes first

Following numerous rounds of heats which began on September 20, the final four teams for the 2009 Cranston Cup were announced last Sunday. Presented by … Read more

To the victor the spoils

For some, at least, the global financial crisis has a silver lining. In its attempts to keep the economy stimulated, the Federal Government is supporting … Read more

Issy Wyner Reserve set to re-open

He was a councillor, a mayor, a unionist, an activist and an historian. Now, local legend Issy Wyner is being honoured with the reopening of … Read more