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Leichhardt council divided over new childcare centre

By Joe Bourke   Leichhardt council has committed to building a new $3.5 million “state of the art” childcare centre by 2016, as part of its 2015 budget. Councillor John Stamolis criticised the proposal, saying council “missed the baby boom”, and he and councillor Vera-Ann Hannaford moved a motion to defer the funds for the […]

Babies and bowlers a stepping stone to success, says club

The struggling Balmain Bowling Club is set to pin its hopes on a much younger crowd as talks progress to lease out part of its premises for a childcare centre, despite strong opposition from some members. The smaller of the 135-year-old club’s two bowling greens will be leased to childcare provider My Stepping Stones, which […]