For many years, the Glebe Society has supported and participated in an Anzac Day ceremony at the War Memorial in Foley Park organised by our local historian, Max Solling. In 1973, we were approaching the centenary of the outbreak of the World War 1 – ‘the war to end all wars’. So, on 11 November […] Read more »
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 »
The Society recently made a submission the City of Sydney in relation to Glebe Point Road retail. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The role of Convenor, Transport and Traffic for the Glebe Society will interest you. Read more »
A window of opportunity exists to get the NBN rolled-out right in Glebe & Forest Lodge – can you help? Read more »
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 »
The City of Sydney invites feedback on a proposal to make the grass lawn of Harold Park ‘off-leash’. Read more »
Unsightly plastic NBN conduit and cabling. Read more »
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 »
See the News Archive for earlier items.