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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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Glebe Society Annual General Meeting – 30th August

Glebe Society Annual General Meeting – 30th August

Posted on 23rd August 2009

The Glebe Society’s annual general meeting will be held at Benledi, 186 Glebe Point Road (next to the Library), on Sunday 30 August 2009 at 11 am. Follow this link to read the agenda.  Read more »

Proposed development Blackwattle Bay contravenes planning guidelines

Proposed development Blackwattle Bay contravenes planning guidelines

Posted on 22nd August 2009

The NSW Government has announced a preferred developer for two of the three sites on Blackwattle Bay between the Sydney Fish Market and Glebe.  Information available publicly at the moment suggests the proposed development will contravene one of the major design principles for the site. The site comprises the old coal bunker adjacent to the […]  Read more »

Rowing Regatta on Blackwattle Bay – 29th August

Rowing Regatta on Blackwattle Bay – 29th August

Posted on 22nd August 2009

Celebrate the Glebe Sesquicentenary with a Rowing Regatta on Blackwattle Bay, on Saturday 29th August, starting at 10.00 a.m.

To mark their role in the sporting history of Glebe, The Glebe Rowing Club (formed in 1879) and The Sydney University Women’s Rowing Club (formed in 1967) are combining to hold a Rowing Regatta on Blackwattle Bay – the first for over ten years!  Read more »

Bays Precinct community consultation: another failure?

Bays Precinct community consultation: another failure?

Posted on 20th August 2009

The Glebe Society is concerned about the consultative process put in place for future development of “The Bays Precinct”. In a Press statement issued on 17 August, President Lesley Lynch said (in part): “The events of the last two weeks have left us disappointed and frustrated. Yet again the NSW Government seems unable to manage […]  Read more »

Glebe Sesquicentenary – Glebe Hockey Club Event – 15th August

Glebe Sesquicentenary – Glebe Hockey Club Event – 15th August

Posted on 8th August 2009

Come celebrate Hockey Event at Jubilee Park on Saturday 15th August
starting at 9.30 am
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Glebe Sesquicentenary – Glebe Sesqui Art Show – 6th August

Glebe Sesquicentenary – Glebe Sesqui Art Show – 6th August

Posted on 5th August 2009

The official opening of the Sesqui Show at Gallery Adagio, 91 Glebe Point Road will be on
Thursday 6th August, 6.00PM – 8.00PM   Read more »

Glebe Bytes – stories from the neighbourhood – 5th August

Glebe Bytes – stories from the neighbourhood – 5th August

Posted on 2nd August 2009

Glebe Bytes – Launching stories from the neighbourhood, Wednesday 5 August 12:30pm at Glebe Youth Service, 84 Glebe Point Road. All welcome  Read more »