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Jubilate Singers Present Mozart’s Requiem

BY SWAGATALAKSHMI ROYCHOWDURY Sydney's Jubilate singers are proud to present Mozart Requiem, a community choir event, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church at Dulwich Hill, Sydney, on Sunday, June 5. Joanna Brooke, Musical Director of Jubilate Singers, told City Hub, “Requiem is vibrant and full of changing colours and tones, powerfully illustrating the sacred Roman Catholic […]

Father Dave Smith to run for UAP in Grayndler, issues boxing challenge to ‘old friend’ Albanese

By SEJA AL ZAIDI Father Dave Smith, the Inner West priest turned professional boxer, has thrown his hat in the ring for federal parliament as the United Australia Party's (UAP) representative for Grayndler.  Father Smith, also known as the ‘Fighting Father’, is a man of many vocations: he’s a boxer, served as parish priest in […]

All Aboard The Soul Express with Laura Zarb

By Elysia Cook All-rounded talent and proud Inner Westie Laura Zarb has proven she can do it all, taking the leap from singer to writer, producer and lead in her first and very own cabaret, The Soul Express. Zarb told the Inner West Independent that she had always wanted to do more with her performances, especially […]

The heavy fail of the light rail

By John Moyle Last Sunday, at around 14.30, a crowded Inner West light rail tram heading to Central broke down at Convention, stranding its passengers in the sweltering heat. “We were travelling along, it was really crowded, and then it suddenly stopped,” John Webber, passenger, said. “The delays were caused by a light rail vehicle […]

Dulwich Hill heritage house saved

By Lanie Tindale The Inner West Council has had its decision to pause the development of a Dulwich Hill heritage home into an apartment block upheld on appeal. The Interim Heritage Order was placed in March this year, giving Council six months breathing room to consider the Development Application on the property. The home at […]

Calls for update of the inner west light rail line

BY JOSEPH FENAUGHTY NSW MP for Leichardt Jamie Parker is calling for an upgrade of the current inner west light rail line. MP Parker believes that the line needs upgrading to make the carriages compatible with the CBD and South East Light Rail line, which is currently under construction. As it stands at the moment, […]

Railing against all the disruption

BY ALEC SMART On Thursday 2 August, a public forum was held at Vivo Café on George Street in the city, for people adversely affected by Sydney’s light rail construction. Radio 2GB’s Alan Jones addressed the meeting, attended by over 100 business owners and residents who live and trade along the new CBD and South […]

News in brief

Leong prevails Jenny Leong has won Greens preselection for the newly-created seat of Newtown ahead of next year's state election. The seat should be an easy win for the minor party, according to election analyst Antony Green, with a nominal margin of more than four per cent. Ms Leong narrowly beat former Marrickville mayor Fiona […]

This tram’s been a long time coming

Sydneysider: A personal journey They’ll be opening the Dulwich Hill light rail extension any month now. It was supposed to be opened on February 1, but the long-awaited day came and went because the whole job is being done in John Holland’s own sweet time – like some builder’s personal vanity project; the showcase home […]