May 2018 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Get More out of Your Smartphone 102’

Posted on 31st May 2018

Around 23 Glebe Society members came to Benledi House on the evening of Tuesday 29 May for the Society’s event, ‘Get more out of your smartphone 102’.  Read more »

Report on ‘Our House’ Event, 27 May 2018

Posted on 31st May 2018

No 19 Avenue Rd – the home of Lesley, Susan and Ali (the kelpie) – is not one of Glebe’s grand manor houses, but has an interesting history nonetheless. Perhaps more importantly, it was a lovely place for 40 Glebe Society members to get together for a Sunday afternoon over drinks and a sumptuous afternoon tea.  Read more »

Volunteers Needed for Paddy Gray Reserve

Posted on 31st May 2018

Paddy Gray Reserve is located on Hereford St, not far from Walsh Ave. The Blue Wrens Subcommittee invites you to join a group of volunteers who tend the Reserve, in conjunction with the City of Sydney.  Read more »

Planning Matters (June 2018)

Posted on 31st May 2018

Complying medium density development, National Trust Heritage Award and Harold Park Affordable Housing  Read more »

Glebe Foreshore Walk to Represent Australia at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Posted on 31st May 2018

The Glebe Foreshore Walk has been selected as one of three City of Sydney projects for inclusion in the ‘Repair’ exhibit in the Australian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.  Read more »

Elsie Walk Mural

Posted on 31st May 2018

A small neighbourhood celebration was recently held to mark the completion of a Mural along Elsie Walk.  Read more »

Submission opposing aspects of the DA for the Glebe Island concrete facility

Posted on 30th May 2018

The Glebe Society accepts that Glebe Island appears to be the most appropriate site for the needed supply of concrete to the CBD and Bays area. However, the planned concentration of industrial related activities on Glebe Island will create major problems for the amenity of the many current and planned nearby residents.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee (May 2018)

Posted on 4th May 2018

Planting day at Orphan School Creek and a local wildlife seminar   Read more »

Kitchen Starter Packs (May 2018)

Posted on 4th May 2018

Since the inception of this project, to provide kits of basic kitchen equipment for families moving out of supported accommodation, the Glebe Society has delivered six packs to Elsie Refuge.  Read more »

HAPN Glebe

Posted on 4th May 2018

The Glebe Society’s community representatives have recently been engaging with Housing Action Plan Now, Glebe. It is a community group concerned with support for our public housing neighbours.   Read more »

Another Free Kick for Developers

Another Free Kick for Developers

Posted on 4th May 2018

The State Government has recently extended Complying Development to include medium-density housing – terraces, dual occupancy dwellings, or buildings containing up to three or four dwellings. The point about Complying Development is that it doesn’t have to meet the requirements of a normal development application.   Read more »

Older Homes in Glebe – Tell Us What Help You’d Like

Posted on 4th May 2018

If you own an older house, you may have found that carrying out maintenance, repairs or restoration – or all three – isn’t always straightforward.  Read more »

Anzac Day Glebe 2018

Posted on 4th May 2018

The Anzac Day service was held at Foley Park at 7.30am on Wednesday 25 April. The service was led by Rev Mark Wormell, Rector of St John’s, Glebe. Max Solling addressed the gathering.  Read more »