September 2018 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Community Matters – Sewing for Good

Posted on 30th September 2018

Are you handy with a sewing machine, a pair of scissors or a needle and thread? If so I would like to invite you to join a Glebe Society Community sponsored sewing and craft group, which we are commencing in late October.  Read more »

News from Blue Wren Subcommittee (September 2018)

News from Blue Wren Subcommittee (September 2018)

Posted on 30th September 2018

Habitat gardening walk and talk, the Society’s sixth annual Spring Bird Survey, the Friends of Orphan School Creek Bushcare Group, the Glebe Palmerston and Surrounds Landcare Group, the Ferry Road Bushcare Group and removal of eight Kapok trees.  Read more »

Do You Have a Den of Foxes Living under Your House?

Posted on 30th September 2018

Foxes have not only been sighted in Glebe, they are suspected of killing two loved, and well-known, pet hens.  Read more »

Where’s the Statue? How We Got to Where We Are

Posted on 30th September 2018

Members may recall seeing an old photo of a statue of a WWI Digger on a white plinth in the centre of the award-winning garden at the Tramsheds.  Read more »

Planning Report (September 2018)

Posted on 30th September 2018

232 Glebe Point Rd, 16 Glebe Point Rd, 202 Glebe Point Rd and Bellevue  Read more »

WestConnex – Now a Fait Accompli

Posted on 30th September 2018

Sadly the WestConnex behemoth can’t be stopped. Construction and destruction are well under way.
Glebe and Forest Lodge have gotten off relatively lightly. There are no construction or property acquisitions proposed in our suburbs.  Read more »

Ian Edwards 1929-2018

Posted on 30th September 2018

Ian Edwards worked as a social worker, a school teacher, a librarian and a taxi driver, and had aspirations to the Anglican priesthood for which his parish priest quite rightly declined to recommend him. Ian was an involved member of the Glebe Society for more than 30 years.  Read more »

On the Public Interest

Posted on 30th September 2018

Presentation by Philip Thalis to the Glebe Society AGM, 19 August 2018, Glebe Town Hall  Read more »

Bob Connolly’s address to Glebe Voices

Posted on 5th September 2018

5 September 2018, Glebe Town Hall When we first discussed this talk over a coffee a while back, your event organiser, Fiona Campbell said nice things about the opening sequence of Mrs Carey’s Concert. ‘It gave me goose bumps’, she said. ‘Could you start your talk with it?’ ‘Why not?’, I said, and here it […]  Read more »