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Advertising company seeks ten-year lease for signage on Glebe Island Silos

By EVA BAXTER Advertising company oOh!media is seeking approval for a ten-year consent term for the display of the existing advertising signage on the Glebe Island Silos. Roof signage has existed on the Glebe Island Silos for 29 years from 1992 when the southern and western facades of the silos were decorated with an Olympic […]

Foreshore, urban and corridor: walking the Inner West

By EVA BAXTER Rules for Greater Sydney came into effect last month prohibiting travel further than 5km from home and making local walks more important than ever. Inner Westies have been donning their active wear, their hiking gear and hitting the dirt, paths, and pavements to rediscover their backyards. The Inner West is a densely […]

Sleeping in shifts: Understanding the reality of Sydney’s homeless surge

By DANIEL LO SURDO Leading housing experts have become increasingly concerned with the housing structures propelling homelessness patterns in the inner-city.  On any given night in Australia, over 120,000 people will be separated from secure housing, shelter and safety. Closer to home, it’s estimated that there are over 250 Sydneysiders forced to journey the side […]

“User-beware” social media model to blame for anti-lockdown protest

By EVA BAXTER Reset Australia is demanding greater transparency about how Facebook’s algorithms work. Reset Australia is the local affiliate of the global initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy and society. Executive director Chris Cooper told City Hub that the anti-lockdown protest on Saturday was organised on social media. “We know that a […]

Glebe Comedians Premiere On SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand recently premiered an exclusive comedy sketch series, Cancelled!, by two Glebe locals. The series looks at the “scandals that rocked Australia”. From a controversial novel banned in Australia to a pop duo too racy for radio. Every public outrage that never happened is explored in Cancelled! The show features entirely fabricated scandals and the public […]

Glebe: Parents ‘completely let down’ by Childcare Centre

By DANIEL LO SURDO Parents of Glebe’s KU Laurel Tree House Childcare Centre have grown disappointed with management abandoning pleas to save the facility.  In a letter released to Laurel Tree House families in June, KU’s Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer announced that they would not be continuing operations at 61 Arundel Street.  […]

Historic Forest Lodge Home Saved from Redevelopment

By KATELYN MILLIGAN A wealthy couple has bought one of Forest Lodge’s oldest homes, saving it from re-development. It is believed that the new owners of the $4.62 million home intend to restore the Victorian Regency structure for use as a private home. This comes as a relief to the inner-city community after previous attempts […]

Feasting On Fabulous Food & Wine

The best dining experiences come when the combination of food, wine, cocktails and atmosphere work in harmony together. Luckily for Sydneysiders the outstanding new venue, Beckett's in Glebe has made this a core tenet of their philosophy. Founded by renowned theatre director Wendy Beckett and veteran chef Jeff Schroeter Beckett's is a must-visit for locals […]

NSW Government to sell land occupied by beloved Glebe Children’s Centre

By DANIEL LO SURDO The NSW Government has approved plans to sell land currently occupied by KU Laurel Tree House Children’s Centre in Glebe.  The impending sale of the Government-owned commercial property situated at 61 Arundel Street has been met by considerable opposition in the inner-city, with the Glebe community believing the sale to be […]

Beautiful Beckett’s

Glebe has an incredible new restaurant in its midst. Founded by renowned theatre director Wendy Beckett and veteran chef Jeff Schroeter Beckett's is a must-visit for locals and food-lovers alike. Set within the hallowed walls of the old Darling Mills site on Glebe Point Road Beckett’s is a loving homage to the opulence of mid-century […]