July 2013 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Tramsheds – the Developer’s Proposal Unveiled

Posted on 28th July 2013

Mirvac has submitted a proposal for the Tramsheds, which they acquired when they bought Harold Park. Some of the details of this proposal are mentioned in the report below, but if you wish to study the application in full you can find it at the One Stop Shop at Glebe Library or on the City […]  Read more »

Welcome to New Members night

Posted on 25th July 2013

Meet us on Friday 30th August from 6 – 8 pm, at the Harold Park Hotel, cnr Wigram Rd and Ross St, for another WELCOME NEW MEMBERS night. We’ll raise a glass of welcome to our new Glebe Society friends and catch up with old ones. Enjoy wine, beer, soft drinks and hot and cold snack food. Bookings essential, either online or via the Bulletin flyer.  Read more »

Parking under the Spotlight

Posted on 24th July 2013

City of Sydney recently released its Draft Neighbourhood Parking Policy. The policy outlines the City’s approach to managing parking demands throughout all its precincts, including Glebe and Forest Lodge. The City is seeking to bring about consistency across all the areas it administers.  Read more »

2013 Subcommittee Annual Reports

Posted on 24th July 2013

The Glebe Society’s Subcommittees have presented their annual report for 2012/13.  Read more »

Stories from Glebe’s History in the August Bulletin

Posted on 24th July 2013

The August issue of the Glebe Society Bulletin features the fourth and final instalment of Neil Macindoe’s interview with Albert Mispel about the Anti-Expressway Campaign from 1970 to 1977. The full edited transcript is now online.
Jan Wilson has also contributed an article about the origin of the name “Glebe”. This article is also online.  Read more »

Concert at Glebe Town Hall – 25th August

Concert at Glebe Town Hall – 25th August

Posted on 20th July 2013

The Taverner Consort of Voices will be holding a concert at the Glebe Town Hall on Sunday 25th August at 3.00 p.m  Read more »

Community Recognition for Mark, the dog walker – 19th July

Posted on 15th July 2013

The Glebe Society sought the support of City of Sydney to acknowledge Mark’s community work in Glebe. For many years, Mark has walked neighbours’ dogs, collected local rubbish and brought cheer to everyone. You are invited to public acknowledgement of Mark’s contribution to the Glebe. Friday 19th July, at 5.00 p.m. at Strides Crane – Glebe Foreshore. The Deputy Lord Mayor Robyn Kemmis will present Mark with a letter of Commendation from the Lord Mayor, Clover Moore.
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Re-dedication of Stained Glass Windows – 28th July

Posted on 6th July 2013

St James’ Church, Forest Lodge, has invited Glebe Society members, Glebe neighbours and former parishioners of St James invited to join Fr. Colin Fowler and the parish community as they re-dedicate the newly restored church facade and rose window. The window has been restored in memory of Frank and Melina Galluzzo. Sunday July 28th, Feast of St James, 9.30am: Celebration of the Eucharist (Mass), followed by morning tea.  Read more »

June/July 2013

June/July 2013

Posted on 10th July 2013

I was away for June and July and thank the Vice President for her work during that time. Since I have been back during this month August I have posted the following notices. The Glebe Society submission concerning Development Application for the Tramsheds at Harold Park.  Read more »

Draft Neighbourhood Parking Policy, and our Submission

Posted on 4th July 2013

Residents are invited to have their say regarding the discussion paper for the Development of Neighbourhood Parking Policy. The aim is to standardise the policy across the LGA and remove discrepancies and illegal activity. It is important to remember that will be an increase of traffic in the near future. Whilst Glebe/Forest Lodge has not had the pressures that other villages have experienced, there will be changes. Of paramount importance is to preserve parking for local residents.  Read more »

AGM of The Glebe Society – 25th August

Posted on 1st July 2013

Members are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held at the Glebe Town Hall, St Johns Road, Glebe, Sunday 25th August from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. In addition to the usual business activities of the AGM, we are pleased to announce that there will be an address by Corinne Fisher (Better Planning Network) has accepted our invitation to speak to members following the conclusion of the formal agenda. Her topic will be ‘Fighting for Community Influence’.
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Logo and Colours

Logo and Colours

Posted on 1st July 2013

Click here for the logo and a sample of colours used on Glebe Society documents  Read more »