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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 »

I’m Dying to Tell You
Posted on 14th March 2019

Searching for a way of ensuring that there is a method available for essential contacts to be found and made in the event of an emergency.  Read more »

Community Report (March 2019)
Posted on 14th March 2019

Christmas appeal, “craft and catch-up” and Kitchen Starter Pack project  Read more »

Ageing in Place

Ageing in Place
Posted on 14th March 2019

The Community Development Subcommittee hosted a round table afternoon tea and discussion in October last year to gather information from Glebe Society members about their experience and those of friends and relatives with respect to Ageing in Place in Glebe.  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 »

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 »

How is Centipede Changing?
Posted on 31st August 2018

Centipede at Glebe Public School Inc. is a community based, charitable organisation that has been providing ‘before and after school care’ and holiday programs for students at the Glebe Primary School since 1989.   Read more »

Community Development Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 6th August 2018

Kitchen Starter Packs, fundraising for Centipede, the Old Fire Station and the Elsie Mural.  Read more »

Kitchen Starter Pack News
Posted on 6th August 2018

Extraordinary support from our members has ensured that our project is unequivocally viable. With the project launch, we received a massive amount of good quality recycled goods as well as cash donations but, equally important, there has been a steady stream of recycled goods since then.  Read more »

Community News (July 2018)
Posted on 5th July 2018

Vale Noreen Hayes, Book sale for Glebe Public school readers, Glebe Carers’ Support Group and The Glebe Dirty Reds now have a website  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 »

Share and Save – in Glebe
Posted on 3rd April 2018

It was a joy to attend the ‘Share and Save – in Glebe’ event on Saturday, 24 March at Benledi House, supported by the City of Sydney. The workshop brought together people from the Glebe community to share the new and exciting Sydney Sharing Map   Read more »