December 2013 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas in the Glebe Town Hall Photo Album

Posted on 31st December 2013

The Society’s 2013 Christmas party was the first to be held in the gloriously refurbished Glebe Town Hall. About 90 members and friends attended and we had the pleasure of the company of the Lord Mayor, Cr Clover Moore, who drew the winners of our fund-raising raffle.
We were particularly pleased to welcome Marianne von Knobelsdorf, a long-time Glebe resident and member of the Society. Marianne returned to live in her home country of Germany a couple of years ago but is currently making an extended visit to Glebe.  Read more »

Rally to save the Glebe Youth Service

Rally to save the Glebe Youth Service

Posted on 31st December 2013

On Saturday 14th December several hundred Glebe residents and friends gathered in front of Glebe Public School to protest about the closure of the Glebe Youth Service (GYS) premises at 84 Glebe Point Road by Housing NSW. There was a call to Housing NSW to upgrade 84 Glebe Point Road to appropriate fire standards and […]  Read more »

Changes on the Glebe Foreshore

Posted on 13th December 2013

The sign might say “Path ends here”, but not for much longer! Work began recently on the last section of the Glebe Foreshore Walk from Ferry Road to Bridge Road. When this section is completed in the New Year pedestrians will, unfortunately, have to take to the narrow and dilapidated footpath leading from the Hansons […]  Read more »

December 2013

December 2013

Posted on 10th December 2013

Oh frabjous joy, calloo callay; Glebe Island Bridge is here to stay. “And so this is Christmas and what have you done?” We have been very busy and our campaigns are listed on the website. In particular I mention our work with the Better Planning Network to ameliorate excesses in the proposed planning legislation and […]  Read more »