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Yearly Archives: 2016

Smartphone 101

Posted on 2nd December 2016

Around 35 people attended the Society’s event, ‘Smartphone 101’ at Benledi on Thursday 24 October 2016.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – December 2016

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – December 2016

Posted on 2nd December 2016

Glebe’s fourth annual spring bird survey and Arthur (Paddy) Gray Reserve  Read more »

WestConnex Revamp: Camperdown Traffic Portals Abandoned

Posted on 1st December 2016

WestConnex has announced a revamp of the proposed M4-M5 Link.  Read more »

Bidura Redevelopment

Posted on 1st December 2016

On 26 November 2016 the Land and Environment Court handed down a judgment on the Vision Land proposal for the redevelopment of the rear of the Bidura site.   Read more »

Christmas Gifts for Elsie Residents

Christmas Gifts for Elsie Residents

Posted on 2nd December 2016

The Glebe Society would like to support Elsie Women’s Refuge and welcome these strangers to Glebe. We are again doing so by co-ordinating Christmas gifts for resident families.   Read more »

Memories of Trams in Glebe Needed

Posted on 2nd December 2016

Several people have elected to share their memories of trams in Glebe and to be recorded for the Glebe Society web site. If you or someone you know have stories to tell about trams in Glebe then please contact us at community@glebesociety.org.au  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – November 2016

Posted on 1st November 2016

Kevin Simpson’s, Landscape Architect, Design, firm has recently completed the establishment of the habitat garden in John Street Reserve. Plus recent bird sightings in Glebe’s parks.
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Remembrance Day in Glebe 2016

Posted on 1st December 2016

On Friday 11 November, we gathered quietly in mild Spring sunshine around the Glebe Diggers Memorial  Read more »

No WestCONnex Portals Please!

Posted on 28th October 2016

Over 250 Glebe and Forest Lodge residents attended a ‘Stop WestConnex’ meeting on Monday 24 October at Glebe Town Hall which was organised by the Coalition of Glebe Groups.  Read more »

Centipede’s Sunset Soirée Raises Much-needed Funds

Posted on 1st November 2016

The highlight of the evening was a presentation by Snr Constable Renee Fortuna from Glebe Police, who described the program and progress of their youth initiatives at work in Glebe, that aim to encourage otherwise alienated youth to continue their education and aspire to bright futures.  Read more »

Planning Report (November 2016)

Posted on 31st October 2016

Opening of the Tramsheds and History of the Tramsheds and Harold Park; 25 Glebe Point Rd, ‘Doughnut Time’; Central Sydney Planning Strategy; and Minor Changes to LEP 2012
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Bays Precinct Community Consultation Award

Posted on 28th October 2016

The Glebe Society’s Bays & Foreshores Convenor, Dr Lesley Lynch, responds to the news that UrbanGrowth NSW has won multiple awards for their community consultation on the Bays Precinct development.  Read more »

Video of the Robyn Kemmis Community Event

Posted on 27th October 2016

In addition to the formal Memorial Service for the late Robyn Kemmis that was held at the Sydney Town Hall in February, a local community event was also held in Glebe at the RJ Foley Rest Park on 1st May. The video is now available for viewing online at the Society’s YouTube channel.  Read more »

President’s Letter to Luke Foley re WestConnex

President’s Letter to Luke Foley re WestConnex

Posted on 27th October 2016

President’s Letter to Luke Foley re WestConnex  Read more »

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2015-2016

Posted on 23rd October 2016

The Communications Subcommittee coordinates communication activities of the Glebe Society including the Bulletin, websites and social media (such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube).  Read more »