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Newtown Jets: Beer, Footy and Food festival returns after two-year dry spell

By DANIEL LO SURDO The Beer, Footy and Food Festival returned to Henson Park in Marrickville on Saturday after a two-year dry spell, with the hometown Newtown Jets prevailing over the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles. The festival returned to Henson Park after a two-year absence, with thousands revelling in the rugby league while also enjoying […]

Inner West Council to provide free education to children of asylum seekers

By PATRICK MCKENZIE On Tuesday night, Inner West councillors unanimously supported a move to provide free early education to children whose parents are awaiting asylum seeker determination. The motion, moved by Labor councillor Mat Howard, recognises that while their cases are being assessed, asylum seekers are unable to access early childhood government subsidies that many […]

Inner West: 19-year-old Leichhardt man charged over Stanmore knifepoint robbery

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 19-year-old Leichhardt man has been charged by police over the knifepoint robbery of a Stanmore service station on Monday morning. At 12:15am on Monday, the man allegedly threatened an employee with a knife, demanding cash before fleeing on Parramatta Road. After inquiries made during the police investigation, officers executed a […]

Stanmore robbery: Service station robbed at knifepoint on Monday morning

By DANIEL LO SURDO Police are appealing for public assistance after an employee at a Stanmore service station was robbed at knifepoint on Monday morning, with a man stealing cash from the business and fleeing on foot. At about 12:15am on Monday morning, police were called to a service station on Parramatta Road after reports […]

Plans for controversial Inner West skate park back on the table

By DANIEL LO SURDO Plans for a Leichhardt skate park in the Inner West have been put back on the table, with the project on public exhibition until Monday. It comes after a back-and-forth between councillors in the previous term of council, whereby approval for the Leichhardt skate park was rescinded in December 2020 following […]