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Leamington saved

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

SAVE LEAMINTON AVE Inc (SLA) has been seeking assurances that their homes are safe since a leaflet arrived in their letterboxes showing resumption in June 2010. After two years they have received a letter from Transport for NSW (TNSW) director General assuring them that “properties in that area are not required for transport projects, either now or in the foreseeable future”.

Redfern Station upgrade update

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

MEDIA REPORTS on the NSW Government’s fixing the Trains: Sydney’s Rail future on June 21 said the second harbour tunnel crossing would extend through the city and connect south of Central to the Illawarra and Bankstown lines. This is consistent with maps in the report and may help speed up the sale of north eveleigh and the upgrade of Redfern Station which should not be impacted.

The Settlement renovated

 

· Wednesday, June 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Settlement was founded over a hundred years ago and moved to its present location in the 1920s when the Sydney University Women’s Society purchased the hall at…

Cana’s Farm

 

· Sunday, June 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Sunday, June 17 will see live music and entertainment, fresh fruit, vegies and eggs for sale, a sausage sizzle, and the opening of a community café. All are…

Peace Prize for Sekai Holland

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Sekai Holland has made a sustained and powerful contribution to peace and justice in Zimbabwe and the empowerment of women more broadly in Africa. She learned many of…

Reaching out to fathers, reaching into schools

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The presentation to the school’s assembly followed up on a two-year program where Gamarada had been reaching into inner-city schools and helping them reach out to the fathers…

Renewing the social fabric

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Lord Mayor Clover Moore said a partnership between the City of Sydney, TAFE NSW Outreach program and the Bower Reuse & Repair Centre at Marrickville has already seen…

Kristina’s column

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Liberal/National O’Farrell Government is looking to scrap the Community Building Partnership Grants as part of cuts they intend to make in the upcoming Budget. These are the…

North Eveleigh developments

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

High on a list of issues for local residents was the SMDA’s plan to allocate 12 per cent of the total floor space to affordable housing in accordance…

Talking with the Health Minister

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Minerals Resource Rent Tax is set to aid small businesses and superannuation funds for Sydney residents. Superannuation will rise from 9 to 12 per cent for 61,500…