April 2009 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday

Posted on 9th April 2009

Roxanne, 39 Glebe Point Road  Read more »

Musical Celebration & Reception – Margaretta Cottage

Musical Celebration & Reception – Margaretta Cottage

Posted on 30th April 2009

  A Special musical celebration and champagne reception at Margaretta Cottage, Glebe, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Glebe Society and to recognise the work of members of the Society who have contributed to its achievements over 40 years.  The concert, entitled Music Making in Sydney 1860s to 1960s – from Opera to Pop, […]  Read more »

Planning Overview

Planning Overview

Posted on 14th April 2009

In the 1960s, Glebe was viewed as a slum, ripe for demolition. Today it is a sought after residential suburb. The story of this transformation is not only a story of changing tastes and lifestyles, but also the story of a determined group of residents who saw the potential beauty and amenity of their suburb and fought to preserve it from the bulldozers.  Read more »



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Lead Paint – An Important Reminder for Those Renovating in Glebe

Lead Paint – An Important Reminder for Those Renovating in Glebe

Posted on 14th April 2009

It was only 40 years ago that lead was finally removed from paint. So it is likely that many Glebe houses have high lead levels – in old paint flakes, in the dust, in the roof spaces and even in the ground around the house. Young children are particularly at risk from exposure to lead […]  Read more »

Management Committee Meeting

Management Committee Meeting

Posted on 9th April 2009

Old Fire Station, 115 Mitchell Street, Glebe  Read more »

ANZAC Day Ceremony

ANZAC Day Ceremony

Posted on 8th April 2009

at the Diggers’ Memorial, Foley Park  Read more »

Launch of 40th Anniversary Publication

Launch of 40th Anniversary Publication

Posted on 8th April 2009

at Benledi, 186 Glebe Point Road Members are invited to the launch of Celebrating Conservation and Change: 40 years of the Glebe Society on Friday, 17 April. Our publication focuses on the changes that have occurred in Glebe over the past forty years and the involvement of the Glebe Society. It has been produced by  […]  Read more »

Twilight Sidewalk Astronomy

Twilight Sidewalk Astronomy

Posted on 8th April 2009

at Glebe Library  Read more »

Management Committee Meeting

Management Committee Meeting

Posted on 8th April 2009

At the Old Fire Station, 115 Mitchell Street, Glebe  Read more »

City Council votes to proceed with Gully path

City Council votes to proceed with Gully path

Posted on 1st April 2009

President Lesley Lynch reports on the outcome of the extraordinary meeting of Sydney City Council that discussed the path in the Gully last Monday (20 March)…  Read more »