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Premier’s Bays Precinct Development

Premier’s Bays Precinct Development
Posted on 21st July 2014

The Premier’s announced bays precinct development will be an enormous opportunity IF it is based on sustainable development principles and community engagement. We are determined we will not permit another Barangaroo –  with little consideration of community wishes,  secret decision making and a development outcome which blatantly favoured private interests over that of the community. […]  Read more »

Kitchen Pack Project Update (November 2018)
Posted on 3rd December 2018

We’ve now delivered 21 Kitchen Packs to Elsie families and Rainbow Lodge men moving into their new homes but, after a recent surge in deliveries, we are running short of stock. We really need the surplus kitchen items you have in your own cupboards, or those you can source from neighbours or friends, or maybe […]  Read more »

Please Support Christmas Gifts for Glebe Residents

Please Support Christmas Gifts for Glebe Residents
Posted on 3rd December 2018

Due to the wonderful response last year to our Christmas appeal for children and their parents living in supported accommodation in Glebe we would again like to support Elsie Women’s Refuge, Rainbow Lodge, Detour House and Kathleen York House with the addition of people in the Youth Programs run by Glebe Police.  Read more »

The Oppy
Posted on 3rd December 2018

What are you going to do with all those surplus-to-requirement items you find in your Christmas stocking this year?   Read more »

Update on the Glebe Fox(es)
Posted on 3rd December 2018

In response to the Society’s letter to City of Sydney about the problem of foxes in Glebe, we received a response dated 18 October, from David Riordan, Director of City Services and an expression of concern on behalf of Councillor Kerryn Phelps.  Read more »

News from Blue Wren Subcommittee (November 2018)
Posted on 3rd December 2018

Sixth annual spring bird survey Thirty different bird species were recorded in this year’s survey, led by Judy Christie, commencing at 7am on Sunday 28 October, which equals the highest number of species recorded. The overall number of 459 birds seen was also a great achievement. Having more surveyors enabled us to cover more areas […]  Read more »

‘Gracious Cycling’
Posted on 3rd December 2018

The City of Sydney has produced a video promoting the art of ‘Gracious Cycling’.  Read more »

Planning Report (November 2018)

Planning Report (November 2018)
Posted on 3rd December 2018

Sydney Fish Market, Public Participation, Metropolitan Remand Centre, Yelvertoft, Durham Court and Community Consultation  Read more »

Wentworth Park – a ‘growth centre’?
Posted on 3rd December 2018

Concern has been expressed on the Glebe Society’s Facebook page about the inclusion of Wentworth Park in Urban Growth’s ‘The Bays Growth Area’.  Read more »

New Sydney Fish Market: Smart Building, Challenged Site
Posted on 3rd December 2018

The design for the new Sydney Fish Market is now on display and Urban Growth NSW is holding public information sessions to boast about its attractive features.  Read more »

Habitat Garden Guided Walk
Posted on 2nd November 2018

As part of National Bird Week, Sophie Golding, Urban Ecology Coordinator, City of Sydney Council, organised a guided walk in the John Street Reserve Habitat Garden on Saturday morning, 27 October, led by Judy Christie.   Read more »

History Enquiries from the Website
Posted on 2nd November 2018

Enquiries on Glebe’s history and heritage continue to be received from members of the general public via the Society’s website.  Read more »

Planning Report (October 2018)

Planning Report (October 2018)
Posted on 2nd November 2018

Durham Court (417 Glebe Point Road), 225-279 Broadway and Bellevue  Read more »

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 »