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Parking meter plans suspended in Paddington

BY ALANA LEVENE The City of Sydney Council is putting off plans to install parking meters in Paddington and Darlinghurst due to a unified and forceful resistance from local residents and business owners. Councillors voted unanimously on 8 April to reject a proposal from the traffic committee to install paid meters along sections of Greens […]

Paddington local hero: Will Mrongovius

BY IRINA DUNN As President of the Paddington Society and Convenor of the Paddington-Darlinghurst Community Working Group, Will Mrongovius is kept very busy. The Paddington Society is concerned with “heritage, and the built from and the amenity of Paddington, so it’s everything, it's the urban landscape, it’s all of it,” Mrongovius explains. The community working […]

Pubs say “no” to meters

By Sarah McLenaghan Sydney’s historic Oxford Street is facing further decline if the City of Sydney introduces parking meters to the area. Businesses and residents have joined forces to protest the parking changes and save the iconic strip. Sue Ritchie, owner of the Beauchamp Hotel on Oxford Street, said: “Oxford Street needs help, it doesn’t […]

Clover announces Napier Street upgrade

Lord Mayor Clover Moore has announced a new outdoor community space upgrade for Napier St in Paddington. As part of the City of Sydney’s Oxford Street Cultural Quarter Action Plan, the work will transform the eastern end of Napier St between Rosebud Lane and the intersection of Greens Rd and Oxford St. The plans include […]