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Yearly Archives: 2019

My NBN Story – a cautionary tale

Posted on 8th August 2019

Apparently about 75% of homes are now connected to NBN. That means that in 25%, including many in Glebe, people are waiting anxiously to find out what happens next. When I mention NBN most people have experienced or know of horror stories, for instance back to base burglar alarms seem to be incompatible with NBN. […]  Read more »

Community Festival – eight fabulous days!

Community Festival – eight fabulous days!

Posted on 2nd August 2019

The Festival took place at the Harold Park Community Hall, in the Tramsheds Forest Lodge from 23 – 30 June.
Over 2,500 people attended the Exhibition and 1,100 people attended events.
Resounding energy and pride were openly expressed by locals about living in such a wonderful and cohesive community.  Read more »

Glebe Point Road – 1991 to 2018

Posted on 14th May 2019

In 1991, the Department of Planning and Environment took photos of many of the properties in the Glebe Point Road. In 2018 and early 2019,, members of the Glebe Society took new photos of the same properties. Compare how these properties have changed in the intervening 27 years  Read more »

Glebe Society Community Festival Update

Posted on 4th May 2019

The website for the Glebe Society Community Festival is now up and running and can be accessed at https://glebesociety.org.au/50th_anniversary_festival/
Information on the website will be added to and updated every week   Read more »

Glebe Society Community Festival

Posted on 1st April 2019

Join our 50th Birthday celebrations!  Read more »

Vale Bill Nelson

Vale Bill Nelson

Posted on 4th May 2019

Dr Bill Nelson passed away at the end of March. Older members of the Society will remember his involvement, together with his wife Sally, in the early days of the Society when there was much activity about gardens in Glebe.   Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee (May 2019)

Posted on 3rd May 2019

Importantly, the Glebe Palmerston and Surrounds Landcare Group has reported that the City has set up some personal accident insurance to cover all volunteers, up to the age of 75, working in Glebe’s parks.  Read more »

Looking for a Convenor, Transport and Traffic Subcommittee

Posted on 3rd May 2019

The role of Convenor, Transport and Traffic for the Glebe Society will interest you.  Read more »

Planning Report (May 2019)

Posted on 3rd May 2019

Yelvertoft, 75 Hereford St  Read more »

NBN Rollout

Posted on 3rd May 2019

A window of opportunity exists to get the NBN rolled-out right in Glebe & Forest Lodge – can you help?  Read more »

Anzac Day 2019 at the Diggers’ Memorial

Posted on 3rd May 2019

Glebe Public school took part in the 2019 Anzac Day service held at Glebe War Memorial. Many attending commented on the presence of the school leaders, Georgina and Justodio, as they handed out sprigs of rosemary to people gathered and then laid flowers at the Memorial.   Read more »

A Tram is a Tram is a Tram …?

Posted on 1st April 2019

After a life of no more than 18 years, the last of the Variotrams, No. 2107 has gone into retirement at the Sydney Tramway Museum at Loftus.  Read more »

Recycling Success Story: Cast-iron Frypans

Posted on 1st April 2019

The Kitchen Pack Project was desperately short of frypans over the summer, so I asked Wayne Carveth (project supporter and cast-iron cookware devotee) to refurbish a set of cast-iron frypans.  Read more »

Proposal to Make Harold Park Off-leash for Dogs

Posted on 1st April 2019

The City of Sydney invites feedback on a proposal to make the grass lawn of Harold Park ‘off-leash’.   Read more »

A Total Disregard for Our Heritage Streetscapes?

Posted on 1st April 2019

Unsightly plastic NBN conduit and cabling.  Read more »