By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW Police has called for public assistance after the driver and passenger of an orange four-wheel-drive fled the area of a crash with a motorcycle driver who was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries. Emergency services responded to reports of a vehicle and a motorcycle crashing on Parramatta Road in […]
By EVA BAXTER Stanmore-Damun Ward includes Camperdown, Newtown, Stanmore, Enmore, Petersham and Lewisham and is currently represented on Inner West Council by Labor councillor Anna York, Greens councillor Louise Steer and Independent Pauline Lockie. Lockie is the only councillor bidding for re-election. Pauline Lockie Lockie told the Independent that despite the difficulty of campaigning as […]
By GEMMA BILLINGTON Community concerns about a perilous Petersham pedestrian crossing culminated in the Inner West council’s unanimous decision to enhance the safety at the West Street and Railway Terrace intersection. In a meeting last month, the Inner West council voted to alert Transport for NSW and the Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance, of the […]
By ALLISON HORE A missing link Sydney’s bicycle network has now been filled in following the completion of a new-and-improved cycleway linking Petersham Station and King Street in Newtown. The bike corridor is part of a larger planned cycleway known as “Regional Route 7” which links the Inner West with Sydney’s CBD. The route was […]
As live music returns around Sydney local concert venues such as the Petersham Bowling Club are helping to rebuild local communities for independent musicians. For the curator of A Night Of Underground Folk Music at the Petersham Bowling Club, Darren Cross, this is a crucial first step in reinvigorating the live music scene. Speaking to […]
BY LANIE TINDALE Thirteen organisations have been granted $324,000 under the Inner West Council Stronger Communities Grant Program. The report published by the council identifies 41 grant applications, with grant requests totalling over $1.35 million. The 13 organisations granted money were awarded between $10-$50 each. The grant program commenced in 2016, running for three […]
The Newington on Stanmore Road has been given a new lease of life; getting a fresh lick of paint and recently being re-launched as Public House Petersham – a funky space where the focus is on the community.
It’s only their tenth day but Majestic Harvest is already getting slammed by a mix of old school Petersham and those ever-present young renovators. Yet despite some hipster trappings - Edison bulbs, cold drip, food on boards, ‘cold pressed’ Daily Juice ($6.50) and dishes presented in frypans - the food is remarkably honest and free from (much) pretension.
Petersham, Sydney’s own little Portugal, is gearing up for their annual foodie street party, the Bairro Português Petersham Food & Wine Fair.
By Tang Li Inner west residents are increasingly concerned that UrbanGrowth’s proposed high-rises will encroach on Petersham Park. Community backlash around the NSW Government’s proposal to build the WestConnex tunnel underneath Parramatta Road, has intensified. The proposal would remove approximately 80 houses in the area to build an entry and exit point from the tunnel […]