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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 »

From the Heritage Subcommittee (March 2019)

From the Heritage Subcommittee (March 2019)
Posted on 14th March 2019

Heritage Audit commenced and Toxteth Hotel well  Read more »

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050
Posted on 14th March 2019

City of Sydney is undertaking an extensive community consultation program for everyone who lives, works and studies in or visits the city.   Read more »

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

Archbishop moves to Glebe, Bellevue Cafe, Opal Tower and Late-night trading  Read more »

Revisiting the Fish Market Relocation

Revisiting the Fish Market Relocation
Posted on 14th March 2019

This may be a useful moment to consider the state of things with the Bays Precinct, including the new Fish Market site and how effectively the public interest is being protected in relation to critical matters such as housing, transport, open space and other social infrastructure needs.   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 »