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NSW Police appealing for public assistance to find missing woman

By TILEAH DOBSON NSW Police have put out a call to the public for assistance to locate a missing woman from Sydney’s Inner West.  The woman in question is 26 year-old Natalie George, who was last seen on Friday 5th August about 3pm at an address on Sebastopol Street, Enmore. Officers at Inner West Police […]

Police release CCTV footage after two armed robberies in Marrickville

By ERIN MODARO NSW Police have released CCTV footage to assist in the investigation of two armed robberies that occurred in Marrickville last week. On Monday July 18 a man allegedly threatened two people with a knife at the intersection of Saywell Street and Shirley Street. He is said to have demanded personal belongings from […]

Two men go on robbery spree in CBD and Inner West

By ERIN MODARO Two connected robbery incidents occurred in the CBD and the Inner West yesterday, as a woman and a cafe were robbed by two men early in the morning. Police say a 22-year old woman was robbed at around 4.20am after a car stopped next to her on Sussex Street. A passenger exited […]

Joel Tarling – The Trees That Are Special To Me

In recent years the importance of the natural environment around us has become increasingly important. For visual artist Joel Tarling his new exhibition The Trees That Are Special To Me explores this idea by highlighting some of the local trees that he encounters everyday in Sydney's Inner West. As Joel explained, "the trees of the […]

Incidents of violence against taxi drivers reported in CBD and Inner West

By ERIN MODARO Two recent incidents of assault against taxi drivers have occurred in Sydney's inner city and inner west, with NSW police currently appealing for information on an attack against a driver in the CBD. At around 11pm on June 6, a taxi driver collected two passengers and drove a short distance, before an […]

Is de-amalgamation in the toilet?

Opinion by PETER HEHIR Politics has always been a numbers game. The winners are those who get a seat at the trough, everybody else can “eat shit and die”, as one of my rougher acquaintances used to say.  The numbers as far as the de-amalgamation of the Inner West Council (IWC) are clear. Over 62 […]

Inner West to commit over $2 million for inclusive playgrounds

By DANIEL LO SURDO Inner West Council has unanimously committed over $2 million from its next two budgets for the planning, design and construction of inclusive playgrounds across all of its five wards, which Labor councillor Mat Howard said would give "many children living with disability" the chance to play. The proposal was tabled at […]

City of Sydney to investigate hosting gender diverse swim nights after Inner West success

By AMBER GRIFFIN The City of Sydney will investigate hosting their own trans and gender diverse swim nights after the neighbouring Inner West Council's first-ever inclusive swim night in April was hailed as a resounding success. A motion calling on council officers to evaluate the capacity for the City to host their own trans and […]

Leichhardt skate park approval ‘conflicts’ with climate change commitment

Opinion by GRETCHEN GAMBLE Many in our community have been shocked to hear about Inner West Councils’ decision to remove a longstanding and well used local foreshore park and approve the removal of 45 mature trees for the Leichhardt skate park. This is environmental vandalism! Why on Earth did council choose this location for another […]

School students protest for school zone in St Peters

By ERIN MODARO For a second consecutive year students at St Peters Public School will protest safety concerns about a crossing on Campbell Street. Students and parents organising the protest are voicing their concerns about the dangers of the crossing, with several incidents involving pedestrian near-misses having occurred in the past.   Sarina Kilham, whose […]