Growing older, doing more together


· Monday, April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


The creative possibilities of ageing were clear to all who joined in the festivities for the recent NSW Seniors Festival, a two-week celebration held in early March, and now in its 59th year. The festival (formerly NSW Seniors Week) is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, with up to 500,000 people taking part in more than 1,000 free or discounted events.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY– SSH Picnic and Games Day Sunday May 7, from 12.30pm


· Friday, March 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


We do look forward to taking this opportunity to thank you for your hard work and dedication.

Reducing carbon emissions and cost-of-living pressures


· Wednesday, March 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Friends of the Earth Sydney’s Bill Busters campaign is pushing to have energy efficiency standards for tenants’ homes introduced by the state government.

Feeling 50/50 toward Oxfam Trailwalker?


· Wednesday, March 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Sydney-siders should no longer feel daunted by the mammoth 100km challenge of Oxfam Trailwalker

‘Inhibitions flew out the skylight’


· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


A mesmerising mix of music, movement and colour captured the hearts and hips of more than 120 patrons at a fundraiser for a dynamic program that helps young indigenous people and refugees recover from torture and trauma, held on November 19.

Chippo Beams with festival spirit


· Saturday, October 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


CHIPPENDALE: Tens of thousands of people flocked to Chippendale to catch the spirit of the Beams Arts Festival on September 17. 

Fun run and fundraiser for The Big Issue


· Thursday, July 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Fourteen kilometres on the 14th of August is a proposition that many at The Big Issue in Sydney are coming to terms with. Many vendors and WSE (Women’s Social Enterprise) workers who have recently been profiled in the SSH will be participating in this year’s City 2 Surf as they raise money for The Big Issue.

A fun day in the park


· Friday, April 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


On March 20 the third Alexandria Sunday Fun Day was held at Alexandria Park. Organised by a group of committed residents, with the support of the Alexandria Residents Action Group (ARAG), it was an amazing event with over 40 local businesses participating.

Fun for intrepid shutterbugs


· Thursday, April 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Sydney Photo Fun (SPF) is a group with over 900 members – “camerateers” who meet regularly at various city locations to make and share photographic images. The group’s online archives boast stunning photographs from more than 250 meet-ups. 


Cultures break bread for Harmony Festival


· Monday, March 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Sydneysiders can learn how to make bread, or simply break bread, with friends and family while learning about other cultures at the Living in Harmony festival in March. The City of Sydney will support cultural events celebrating the city’s many different communities, from challah-bread making, stand-up comedy and cultural intelligence workshops to local tours and neighbourhood festivals.