September 2009 – The Glebe Society

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Harold Park Rezoning – Glebe Society’s Views

Harold Park Rezoning – Glebe Society’s Views

Posted on 27th September 2009

In June 2009 the City of Sydney decided the rezoning and development of panning controls for Harold Park would be done through a site specific plan. A specific LEP and DCP will be prepared and the city planners expect the process to take at least 12 months. The Glebe Society met with Council planning officers in July and presented some preliminary views on acceptable planning principles which had emerged from discussions within the society and with interested locals. A summary of these is reprinted below.   Read more »

Glebe Business Networking Breakfast

Glebe Business Networking Breakfast

Posted on 23rd September 2009

Regular Glebe Business Networking Breakfast, 7.30 a.m. at Naggy’s Cafe, 333 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe. For more information go to http://events.linkedin.com/Glebe-Business-Networking-Breakfast/pub/122912  Read more »

Foley Park & Wireless House Launch – 26th September

Foley Park & Wireless House Launch – 26th September

Posted on 21st September 2009

The City of Sydney will officially open both the renewed Foley Park and the Wireless House on Saturday 26th September at 11.00 a.m.  Read more »

Wentworth Park Games – 27th September

Wentworth Park Games – 27th September

Posted on 20th September 2009

The Wentworth Park Games will be held again this year on Sunday 27th September 2009, at Wentworth Park. Bring your family and friends and join the fun. There will be community games with teams representing Glebe and Forest Lodge competing with Pyrmont and Ultimo, dog races for your family pet and heritage displays. The Wentworth Park Games gives residents of Glebe, Forest Lodge, Pyrmont and Ultimo a chance to rediscover this great park. The day features a wide variety of fun sporting events and displays to celebrate the history of our wonderful park.

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Donation of cakes requested by Glebe Public School P&C

Donation of cakes requested by Glebe Public School P&C

Posted on 16th September 2009

The Glebe Public School P&C Association is holding a cake stall at the Park Games Day on Sunday 27 September.

Join the fun and festivities at the Games and support the Glebe Public School’s Parents and Citizens by baking a cake for sale at the P&C stall. The P&C would welcome assistance in their efforts to raise funds, and the Glebe Society supports this request.
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Bellevue – DA lodged, submissions close 24th September

Bellevue – DA lodged, submissions close 24th September

Posted on 11th September 2009

A Development Application has been lodged with the City of Sydney in relation to Bellevue, for a proposal to use it as a cafe. Submissions are invited, closing date of 24th September 2009. All the detailed documents in relation to the proposal can be found at:

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State Government will now consult on Bays precinct

State Government will now consult on Bays precinct

Posted on 9th September 2009

Further to our recent report on this website of (20 August), where Glebe Society President Lesley Lynch was very critical of the State Government’s consultation process on the Bays Precinct, the Inner West Courier of 10 September had the following encouraging article: The community campaign to give the people a say over planning for the […]  Read more »

History Week events at Callan Park – 12th September

History Week events at Callan Park – 12th September

Posted on 8th September 2009

By popular demand the much loved history week is on again this year with a Callan Park and Broughton Hall tour followed by a forum and afternoon tea. Bookings are essential. Full details below.  Read more »

Sydney Council Community Forum – 7th September

Sydney Council Community Forum – 7th September

Posted on 3rd September 2009

The City of Sydney’s North West community forum (for Camperdown, Forest Lodge, Glebe and Annandale residents) on Monday 7 September at Glebe Town Hall will include updates on the on work now underway in Foley Park, Glebe and planned improvements to Glebe Town Hall to make it more accessible.  Read more »

Glebe Society AGM – Honorary Life Memberships awarded – 30th August

Glebe Society AGM – Honorary Life Memberships awarded – 30th August

Posted on 2nd September 2009

The 40th AGM of The Glebe Society Inc. was held on Saturday 30th August at Benledi. It was very well attended – in fact the meeting room was filled to capacity. One of the highlights of the meeting was the awarding of Honorary Life Memberships to two members, Liz Simpson-Booker and Eric Sandblom, as well as a Glebe Society Commendation to Bobbie Burke.
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