March 2018 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee (March 2018)

Posted on 12th March 2018

2018 Blue Wren lecture Dr John Martin, Wildlife Ecologist from the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney has accepted an invitation to talk to the Society at 6pm on Monday 16 April at Benledi (Glebe Library). His lecture will cover his recent work on urban bird populations in Sydney and will be followed by a glass of […]  Read more »

Our Community’s Generous Response to Christmas Gift Appeal

Posted on 12th March 2018

Our 2017 appeal to members for Christmas gifts for families resident in Glebe received overwhelming support this year.  Read more »

Kitchen Starter Packs – A New Glebe Society Project

Posted on 12th March 2018

This exciting new project will provide essential cooking and eating equipment for those who move from Glebe’s supported accommodation facilities into independent accommodation. Initially the project focuses on families who move from Elsie Women’s Refuge.  Read more »

Blasts from the Past

Posted on 12th March 2018

Sarah Fogg, from the Society’s Communications subcommittee, has dipped into this now-complete archive, to extract some interesting snippets from the first Bulletin for each volume from 40, 30, 20 and 10 years ago.
Your reflections on these snippets are most welcome.  Read more »

Backstage at the Glebe Society #1. Enquiries

Posted on 12th March 2018

One of the less visible aspects of the Glebe Society is its role in handling enquiries from the general public. On average, we handle about 50 enquiries a year  Read more »

Planning Report (March 2018)

Planning Report (March 2018)

Posted on 12th March 2018

Bellevue (55A Leichhardt St), Former Waratah Hotel (92 Glebe Point Rd), Yelvertoft (75 Hereford St), Bidura (357 Glebe Point Rd) and Harold Park  Read more »

Residents’ Concerns over Bellevue Cottage

Posted on 12th March 2018

The Society demanded that issues of parking, noise, hours of operation, and landscaping be addressed before approval was granted.   Read more »

Vale Nick

Posted on 12th March 2018

Nicholas Gerard John Hespe
17th June 1950 – 21 December 2017
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Gardening Australia Films in Glebe

Posted on 4th March 2018

Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC TV program ‘Gardening Australia’, and a film crew visited Glebe on 19 October. St Helen’s Community Garden and the kerb garden of Jock Keene in Toxteth Rd were the subjects.  Read more »