October 2016 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: October 2016

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 »

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 »

Kate Brennan’s Address to the Glebe Society AGM

Posted on 20th October 2016

My name is Kate Brennan and I am the Facilitator of the Glebe TreeHouse, a community service supporting families with small children. I was hoping to share with you today some of my insights and dreams working in this community.   Read more »

Tramsheds Restoration: a Ray of Light

Posted on 22nd October 2016

It would be hard, in heritage terms, to characterise the last 12 months as anything other than a year of destruction across Sydney. One bright spot, in our own backyard, is the restoration, repurposing and reopening of the Tramsheds at Harold Park, formerly known as the Rozelle Tramway Depot.  Read more »

Obituary: Janina Margaret Craney

Posted on 22nd October 2016

Jan died on 2 June 2016 at 74 years of age from a blood cancer, multiple myeloma. Jan was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable member of the Subcommittee.  Read more »

Glebe Affordable Housing Project, Cowper Street

Posted on 22nd October 2016

This proposal is for 495 dwellings, in blocks of up to ten storeys. 247 are proposed to be private market units, 95 to be affordable and 153 public housing. There are 175 parking spaces (none for the public housing).  Read more »

The Architecture of Arundel Street

Posted on 22nd October 2016

Arundel St could be described as Glebe’s ‘shop window’ which announces to the world the Victorian suburb which lies behind to the north. The Glebe Society’s Heritage Subcommittee has identified a significant number of buildings in Arundel St which it considers to be a vital part of Glebe’s townscape.  Read more »