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Unlock the gates: resident petition disputes parks kept under lock over lockdown

By EVA BAXTER An Ashbury resident’s petition questioned the council practice of keeping large open spaces such as athletic fields and ovals locked behind fences over the course of Sydney’s lockdown. Local resident Luke Buckle started the petition 4 weeks ago asking Canterbury-Bankstown Council to “open up our locked down spaces, Campbell Oval and Blick […]

Inner West Council to prepare fee support for sporting clubs impacted by COVID-19 lockdown

By DANIEL LO SURDO Inner West Council will prepare a report on waiving ground hire fees for sporting clubs whose seasons were cancelled after Sydney entered a mandatory lockdown on June 26.  The report will be prepared after the neighbouring Canterbury-Bankstown and Canada Bay Councils both waived similar ground hire fees due to the COVID-19 […]

Inner West “cheated” out of Stronger Community Fund grant

By BRIANNAH DEVLIN  The investigation into the distribution of funds from the Stronger Community Funds grants has continued, with Mayor Darcy Byrne saying that the Inner West Council has been “cheated” out of $24 million, which could have contributed to a new local library. The Inner West Council announced on October 27th that they had […]