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Eastern Suburbs on the nose

BY JOSEPH FENAUGHTY Police have bowed to community pressure to include testing for cocaine in roadside drug tests. Previously mobile drug testing vans could only test for ice (methamphetamine), esctacy and cannabis. However by the end of the year the NSW police force could be rolling out a targeted trial of cocaine testing in Sydney’s […]

Sun shines on students’ bright idea

BY JOSEPH FENAUGHTY A group of UNSW students decided that doing a full time engineering degree is not enough of a workload for them, so they built a solar car to enter the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The car they built, a four-door sedan named ‘Violet’, looks like most cars you see on the […]

Midnight Shift ends

BY JOSEPH FENAUGHTY Oxford Street will be a little less sparkly as of next month with legendary gay club The Midnight Shift set to close its doors on October 1st. The Shift has been a part of the very fabric of Oxford Street for nearly 40 years and will be sorely missed by its regular […]

Inner West goes red and green

BY JOSEPH FENAUGHTY Labor and the Greens were the biggest winners in this weekend’s Inner West Council elections with the Liberal party trailing a distant third. The weekend’s election ended over a year’s uncertainty since the forced amalgamations in 2016. This was the Inner west council’s first chance since to have democratically-elected councillors to preside […]

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, […]