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Council saves May Murray

By Lanie Tindale The Marrickville community is celebrating an Inner West Council motion that ensures that the May Murray Early Learning Centre will remain on Premier Street. A petition created by parents Shae Phuong and Annabel Prince garnered over 1100 signatures in support of protecting the 24-place child care centre. Ms Prince, mother of May Murray […]

May Murray childcare in limbo

By Lanie Tindale  Marrickville residents are protesting the Inner West council’s recommendation to close down the May Murray Early Learning Centre. Marrickville resident Annabel Prince's two year old son Oliver is enrolled at May Murray. “On Friday night I received an odd email from Council,” said Ms. Prince. The email contained a link leading to the council agenda for the next Council meeting. “Buried within that agenda I discovered […]

Haberfield in a haze over WestConnex

BY WENDY BACON UPDATE: Today, we learned that WestConnex Stage 3 was quietly approved on April 17th without any public announcement until a media release was issued by the NSW Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts this morning. The approval includes the Rozelle Interchange for which there is not even a preliminary construction plan or design. […]

Vivid turn off

BY JOHN MOYLE A war of light sabres between Destination NSW’s Vivid Sydney festival and the Inner West Council has seen the popular festival outdrawn by the westies as they proclaim their own EDGE festival. The spat started a couple of months ago when the Inner West Council inquired to Destination NSW to investigate the […]