November 2015 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: November 2015

NSW Government Runs Rampant with Changes to Planning & Local Government

Posted on 26th November 2015

Having failed to secure the passage of their Planning Bill, the State Government has continued its efforts to achieve the same result by introducing changes to existing legislation.   Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee – November 2015

Posted on 26th November 2015

Award for Judy Christie, the successful tenderers for the refurbishment of John Street Reserve and working bees continue in seven pocket parks.  Read more »

Remembrance Day 2015

Posted on 26th November 2015

About 50 people stood in soft and misty rain at the Glebe Diggers Memorial on Wednesday 11 November. Glebe Society President Ted McKeown urged us to remember: Not just ‘The War to End All Wars’, but the lesson never having been learned, those subsequent Wars as well. To remember those who lost their lives, and those whose lives were blighted by physical and psychological injury. To reflect on the endurance and stoicism of those bereft and left to carry on.  Read more »

Bidura, 357 Glebe Point Road, Plan on Exhibition

Posted on 26th November 2015

On exhibition until 4 December is the Stage 1 envelope and concept plan for this prominent site.  Read more »

Work Commencing on Open Space at Harold Park

Posted on 26th November 2015

Council has accepted the recommended tender for the construction of new open space at Harold Park. Work is due to commence in November this year and finish in November 2016.  Read more »

Raffle Tickets for NYE party 2015

Raffle Tickets for NYE party 2015

Posted on 22nd November 2015

Raffle Tickets are now available from the Glebe Society, to be drawn at the Glebe Society Christmas Party on Thursday 3rd December.  The prizes are: 2 x tickets to the Lord Mayor’s NYE Party at the Opera House.  Tickets to this event cannot be bought anywhere, but can be won in this raffle. Box of […]  Read more »

Glebe Society’s WW1 Exhibition a Great Success

Posted on 2nd November 2015

“A lovely, humane, sensitive, considered and considerate, beautiful and moving exhibition!”  Read more »

NBN in Glebe – an Update

Posted on 2nd November 2015

NBN Co finally released its latest rollout plan last month (16 October) and it is now planned for construction work to commence (or resume) in Glebe in mid 2018.  Read more »

The Sunset Soirée for Centipede

Posted on 2nd November 2015

Friends of Centipede catered for over 80 people at the Glebe Rowing Club premises on Friday 9 October at their annual fundraiser for Centipede.  Read more »

Glebe’s Spring Bird Survey

Posted on 2nd November 2015

The Society’s third annual spring bird survey was held on Sunday 27 September, an overcast morning.  Read more »