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Historic cottages damned to new hotel horror

Opinion by JOHN MOYLE Whenever an area is termed “rich in heritage” you can bet that a developer will be quick to descend. That is the case in Darlinghurst’s Hardie Street where over a couple of years a developer swooped on six in-line Victorian terraces and now threatens not only the heritage values of the […]

Smelly issue

BY JADE MORELLINI Residents can wave goodbye to the bad smells floating through the streets of Woolloomooloo, Darlinghurst and Potts Point because the water pipes are finally getting fixed. With only one pipe carrying both wastewater and stormwater, bad odours became present and during heavy rain and the wastewater would overflow into Woolloomooloo Bay. East […]

Oxford Street backpacker beef

BY ALEX EUGENE A proposed backpackers' hostel for Oxford Street in Darlinghurst has locals worried their area would be destroyed by noise and all-night disturbances. The City of Sydney received an application from a company identified only as "Nukotel" to open the new business on level two of 38-46 Oxford Street, which is near the […]