October 2019 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Max Solling history walk through Glebe

Report on the Glebe Walk with Max Solling

Posted on 31st October 2019

It’s been a busy time for local historian Max Solling this year. His very popular Festival walks were sold out, with the demand for more resulting in a further Glebe walk on Saturday 12 October 2019. Max entertained a group of 27 walkers with his in-depth knowledge of our local history coupled with his ability […]  Read more »

Kitchen Starter Pack

New Venue for the Kitchen Pack Project

Posted on 31st October 2019

The Kitchen Starter Pack project has moved to the kitchen at the rear of the St Helen’s Community Centre. This venue, with commercial dishwasher, multiple sinks and lots of workspace, will allow us to make the project a cooperative venture. We will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 9.30am to […]  Read more »

Youth Action NSW Youth Work Awards

Youth Action NSW Youth Work Awards

Posted on 31st October 2019

Glebe Youth Service (GYS) is delighted to announce that our very own Eloise Woods and Jeff Hockey recently won awards at the Youth Action NSW Youth Work Awards. Jeff Hockey very deservedly won a Lifetime Achievement Award and Eloise Woods took out the NSW Emerging Youth Worker of Year Award. Jeff Hockey has devoted his life […]  Read more »

Christmas

Christmas time 2019

Posted on 31st October 2019

Christmas time is fast approaching so our annual appeal to members to contribute small gifts such as books, clothing and toys for children whose families are currently residing in supported accommodation in Glebe is about to commence. We also accept personal care items for their parents, whether staying at Elsie Women’s and Childrens’ Refuge, Rainbow […]  Read more »

Jeanette Knox and Edwina Doe looking exceptionally colourful at the Sunset Soirée (photo: Phil Young)

Sunset Soirée

Posted on 31st October 2019

On the balmy evening of 11 October 2019 the Glebe Society’s Sunset Soirée for Centipede took place at the Glebe Rowing Club premises. It was well supported by both Glebe Society members and friends and family of Centipede children. Guest speaker Phil Lloyd, Glebe resident and Centipede Dad, created a fair amount of mirth while […]  Read more »

DA is Out But Moving the Sydney Fish Market Makes No Sense!

Posted on 28th October 2019

The objections to the new site relate to the lack of a business case, loss of unrestricted 24 hour access to the foreshore, loss of potential for a waterfront to Wentworth Park amenity, and access and transport implications.  Read more »

Submission to City of Sydney about Retail on Glebe Point Road

Submission to City of Sydney about Retail on Glebe Point Road

Posted on 28th October 2019

The Society recently made a submission the City of Sydney in relation to Glebe Point Road retail.  Read more »

Society’s 1972 Plan for Public Transport, Not Expressways

Society’s 1972 Plan for Public Transport, Not Expressways

Posted on 28th October 2019

In its ultimately successful campaign to prevent the two expressways that would have trifurcated Glebe, the Society produced its first monograph in 1972.  Read more »