November 2014 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Glebe Voices – Is the Past Another Country?

Posted on 4th November 2014

The latest Glebe Voices “Is the Past Another Country?” featured Mira Crouch, a long term Glebe resident shared her experiences of arriving and settling in Sydney from Belgrade, by way of Israel, as a young woman in the 1950s.   Read more »

Glebe Art Show

Posted on 4th November 2014

At the recent Glebe Art Show a photograph entitled David & Gayle are just going together won the Glebe Society’s Glebe Prize.   Read more »

Habitat Restoration for Blue Wrens

Habitat Restoration for Blue Wrens

Posted on 4th November 2014

Light rail corridor to be made blue wren-friendly and restoring habitat in blue wren corridor – John Street Reserve  Read more »

Varied Habitat along Foreshore Walk

Posted on 4th November 2014

The City of Sydney has included in the landscaping design a number of features to provide improved habitat for both plant and animal life. As well as planting hundreds of shrubs and native grasses to provide habitat for small birds and animals, the edge of the foreshore has been improved to create saltwater mangroves and endangered coastal salt marsh habitats.  Read more »

Opening of the Glebe Foreshore Walk “Missing Link”

Posted on 4th November 2014

The latest and the final section of the Glebe Foreshore Walk was officially opened on Saturday 25 October 2014 by Clover Moore.  Read more »

Commonwealth Bank Promises to Re-open

Commonwealth Bank Promises to Re-open

Posted on 4th November 2014

Alex Perry, manager of the Broadway Branch of the Commonwealth Bank has told the Glebe Society “We are committed to having a branch of the bank in Glebe”.  Read more »

Pop-up Park Day

Pop-up Park Day

Posted on 11th November 2014

On Friday 10 October 2014 a significant number of Glebe Community members gathered at the park on the corner of Catherine St and Mount Vernon St in Glebe to commemorate the acquisition of the Glebe Estate by the Commonwealth of Australia in 1974. Forty years on the estate is again showing signs of significant ‘wear and tear’ and depredation by the forces of nature.   Read more »

Community BBQ for White Ribbon Campaign – 24th Nov.

Community BBQ for White Ribbon Campaign – 24th Nov.

Posted on 17th November 2014

The White Ribbon Campaign is an Australia wide campaign aimed at stopping violence against women.  Glebe, like many communities, wants to reduce the incidence of this happening locally, so a community barbeque to inform and spread awareness of this unacceptable practice has been organised. It will take place on Monday 24th November between 3.30 and […]  Read more »