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

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