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Saving Glebe Island Bridge

By ALLISON HORE Once a world-first feat of engineering and a testament to ingenuity of industrial Sydney, the Glebe Island Bridge has been allowed to fall into disrepair over the quarter century since it has been decommissioned. Now, community groups and local politicians are amping up their efforts to save it. The now-disused Allan truss […]

Local hero: John Brooks

BY IRINA DUNN Retired engineer and regional planning consultant John Brooks has been the Convenor of the Blackwattle Cove Coalition since 2008. This forum of various community groups and organisations get together to share information about planning matters affecting the Bays precinct and surrounds and to comment on new developments such as the Fish Markets […]

Harold Park supermarket unwelcome

Community groups and residents in Glebe are voicing discontent over a proposal to build a major supermarket in the planned Harold Park parklands, where Mirvac is proposing to build the new supermarket in the old tramshed building. Committee member of FLAG Harold Park, Andrew Rolfe, said that building a supermarket in parkland was unsuitable and […]