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Inner West: 19-year-old Leichhardt man charged over Stanmore knifepoint robbery

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 19-year-old Leichhardt man has been charged by police over the knifepoint robbery of a Stanmore service station on Monday morning. At 12:15am on Monday, the man allegedly threatened an employee with a knife, demanding cash before fleeing on Parramatta Road. After inquiries made during the police investigation, officers executed a […]

‘Long overdue’: Upgrades for Stanmore Station praised despite concern for tree removal

By SEJA AL ZAIDI Measures improving accessibility have headlined a spate of new upgrades for Stanmore Station proposed by Transport for NSW. The proposed changes are currently in the planning stage while the community offers feedback on the key features. The project is set to commence this year, with completion expected around 2023.  Several of the […]

Culture, climate and de-amalgamation: Stanmore-Damun Ward priorities according to Inner West election candidates

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 […]

WestConnex activist to Deputy Mayor: Pauline Lockie hopes her road through Inner West Council continues

By EVA BAXTER Independent Deputy Mayor of Inner West Council Pauline Lockie never planned on becoming a political representative. As her first term on council comes to an end and she campaigns for re-election for Damun/Stanmore ward, she told the Independent it’s the work of local government that makes life in the inner city great. […]

Annandale Interiors

BY REMI TRAUERNICHT Annandale Interiors is a beautiful interior design shop located in Stanmore at 40 Parramatta Road. The shop is filled with creative and classy décor from corner to corner. It has a style that aims for comfort, creativity and sophistication. There are plenty of beautiful mahogany tables, plush throws for couches and beds, […]

Westconnex bottoms out

Inner West residents learned for the first time last week that the WestConnex Stage 3 tunnel between Haberfield and St Peters would be less than 20 metres under some of their homes. NSW Planning approved the project in April with only an ‘indicative route’. Since then residents have been waiting for a map. The final […]

Inner-west Liberal-Labor pact

BY ALEC SMART A deal between Labor and the Liberal Party in last week’s Inner-West mayoral election has critics furious that democracy has been subverted, with The Greens claiming they’ve been marginalized. The Mayoral election pitted former Leichardt Mayor Darcy Byrne (Labor) against first-time councillor Pauline Lockie (Independent), in a contest that was ultimately decided […]