September 2011 – The Glebe Society

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Mitchell Street Fete

Mitchell Street Fete

Posted on 29th September 2011

The Annual Mitchell Street Fete will be held on Saturday 29th October 2011 from 11.00 a.m. till 2.00 p.m. in Mitchell Street, Glebe. There will be lots of stalls and activities organised for the event, and it’s a great day for the residents who live nearby. The Glebe Society have been regular supporters of the event.
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Wentworth Park Community Games – 16th October

Wentworth Park Community Games – 16th October

Posted on 29th September 2011

Is your family mutt a winner? Find out on 16th October at the Wentworth Park Community Games. The games bring together residents from Glebe and Forest Lodge to compete in a variety of more-or-less serious sports for the GUP Cup – actually one red and one blue gumboot mounted on a piece of wood. Points are […]  Read more »

Thirsty Thursday, at Spanish Tapas – 1st Dec

Thirsty Thursday, at Spanish Tapas – 1st Dec

Posted on 29th September 2011

Meet old friends and meet new people on “Thirsty Thursday”. These occasions are held monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month and are an opportunity to dine informally at a Glebe restaurant. We aim to slowly rotate through most of Glebe's restaurants. On Thursday 1st December join us at the "Spanish Tapas", 26 Glebe Point Road, […]  Read more »

Submission to Council re Harold Park Master Plan

Submission to Council re Harold Park Master Plan

Posted on 29th September 2011

The Glebe Society has sent its Submission to the City of Sydney in response to the Harold Park Master Plan as proposed by Mirvac. Please note that the Closing Date for submissions to council closed on 28th September. The Glebe Society’s submission follows.  Read more »

Glebe Voices – David McIntosh – 10th Nov

Glebe Voices – David McIntosh – 10th Nov

Posted on 27th September 2011

Over the next six months the Society will invite distinguished and interesting speakers from members, those who live in Glebe or have had a special affiliation with Glebe. The series will be inaugurated by Dr. David McIntosh AM who introduced and maintains one of Glebe’s major Cultural Assets, the Glebe Music Festival. His topic will be the Origins of the Glebe Festival, which will lead to discussion on origins of community events, enhancing communities, other music festivals, and of course music.  Read more »

Thirsty Thursday – at “Sage on Glebe” – 6th Oct

Thirsty Thursday – at “Sage on Glebe” – 6th Oct

Posted on 21st September 2011

Meet old friends and meet new people on “Thirsty Thursday”. These occasions are held monthly (first Thursday of the month) are an opportunity to dine informally at a Glebe restaurant.  We aim to slowly rotate through most of Glebe's restaurants. On 6th October join us at the "Sage on Glebe", 34 Glebe Point Road, at 7pm. […]  Read more »

Thirsty Thursday – at “Sushi-ya” – 3rd November

Thirsty Thursday – at “Sushi-ya” – 3rd November

Posted on 21st September 2011

Meet old friends and meet new people on “Thirsty Thursday”. These occasions are held monthly (first Thursday of the month) and are an opportunity to dine informally at a Glebe restaurant. We aim to slowly rotate through most of Glebe's restaurants. On 3rd November join us at the "Sushi-ya", 166 Glebe Point Road, at 7pm. […]  Read more »

DA 032-07-2011 for 2 New Year Concerts at Glebe Island

DA 032-07-2011 for 2 New Year Concerts at Glebe Island

Posted on 20th September 2011

Submissions in regard to this DA are now up on the website of the NSW Department of Planning. There are a significant number of community submissions (including the Glebe Society’s) which are bundled. Resident opinion, almost universally, ranges from opposed to vehemently opposed.   Read more »

Glebe Society meets with Mirvac re Harold Park

Glebe Society meets with Mirvac re Harold Park

Posted on 11th September 2011

The City of Sydney Council recently received a set of Development Applications (D/2011/1311-2&1298-9) from Mirvac for the first two precincts on the Harold Park site and subsequently invited comment from the community at large with a deadline of 28 September for submissions. Broadly the proposals for precincts 1 and 2 appear to conform to what has already been approved, that is, there is little change from the plans previously agreed by Council. There are some issues that the Society considers as areas of concern but members will have their own concerns based on how much they expect to be affected.   Read more »

Development Application (DA) for Harold Park now available

Development Application (DA) for Harold Park now available

Posted on 4th September 2011

Mirvac has recently lodged a series of Development Applications (DAs) for the Harold Park site and these are now under consideration by the City of Sydney Council. The Society has initiated a number of activities to facilitate input from Members to the latest Council process.  Read more »