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Perilous Petersham pedestrian crossing dubbed “the most dangerous” in the Inner West

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 […]

Get on ya bike: Cycle link between Petersham and Newtown completed

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 […]

A Night Of Underground Folk Music

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 […]

Council grants give and take

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 […]

Bar Fly: Public House Petersham

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.

Majestic Harvest

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.

Food News

Petersham, Sydney’s own little Portugal, is gearing up for their annual foodie street party, the Bairro Português Petersham Food & Wine Fair.

Petersham’s high-rise hell

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 […]

Rocketboy Pizza

Dan Luxford is a man “on a mission”: he has a five-year plan to move to his own farm. Keeping him busy in the meantime is taking four of the five Doughboy stores in a new direction - one that will hopefully pave the way.