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Rushcutters Bay locals fenced in over oval concerns

  Rushcutters Bay residents are up in arms over an upgrade to Reg Bartley Oval that they believe will fundamentally change the passive nature of the park. The City of Sydney council is proposing replacing the timber picket fence around the oval, which was built in 1885, with a metal lookalike for maintenance reasons. Council […]

Council urged to retain Reg Murphy Centre

In the wake of the City of Sydney’s announcement that the Eternity Playhouse project in Darlinghurst is nearing halfway point, the City is being urged to retain the Reg Murphy Centre in Potts Point. The Darlinghurst Theatre Company, currently housed in the Reg Murphy Centre, will relocate to the Eternity Playhouse early next year. The situation […]

Kings Cross gets its landmark back

Amidst ongoing bad news about bashings and alcohol-related violence, the Kings Cross community had reason to celebrate over the weekend, with the reopening of the El Alamein Memorial Fountain. An icon of Kings Cross and of Sydney since it opened in 1961, the Fountain officially reopened on Saturday, marking the end of six months’ reconstruction work. Work on […]