Monthly Archives: June 2009
The Glebe Society’s constitution includes opposing developments detrimental to our heritage conservation values, preserving and enhancing the natural and architectural character of Glebe by encouraging the protection of heritage in town planning, architectural and conservation practices, promoting an interest in heritage conservation and appropriate maintenance practices, and stimulating interest in the historical character of Glebe by encouraging research into the history of the area.
One component of Glebe’s sesqui-centennary celebration will be the burying of a time capsule near the fountain in Jubilee Place (gateway to Glebe Point Road). Contributions to the time capsule are welcomed.
The Glebe Society held a party last night, Friday 19th June, to celebrate its 40th year since it began in 1969, attended by 150 members and representatives of local Glebe community organisations. Special guest was Jack Mundey OA.
THE historic Glebe Island Bridge is under threat, with the Roads and Traffic Authority believed to be considering a proposal to demolish it to save on maintenance costs, says the Glebe Society.
This is the first year that the Glebe community has organised its own program for NAIDOC week. This is a collaboration with Eora TAFE, Glebe Police, Glebe Public School, Glebe Youth Service , Glebe Chamber of Commerce, Tranby. Aboriginal Employment Services, City of Sydney and community members. This invitation is open to everyone in the community. Please show your support on 4th July.
Blackwattle and Rozelle Bays are unique in Sydney Harbour and more akin to a lake system, with a narrow, shared entrance that permits only a slow exchange of water with the main harbour. Their ecology is especially fragile and has suffered great damage from industries of earlier years. Restoration of water quality in Rozelle and […]
Mayfair … Hartford … Carlyle … Florence … Gaza … Morocco … Minnesota … Montana … An itinerary to distant and exotic places? No, Glebe house names!
Houses were often known by their names in the days before the numbering of houses became fully systematised early in the 20th century.
"Thirsty Thursday" for July will be held on Thursday 2nd July at 6.30 p.m. at Na Zdrowie restaurant, a Polish restaurant, at 161 Glebe Point Road, Glebe. Thirsty Thursday events are an opportunity for Glebe Society members to meet at some of Glebe’s more interesting restaurants and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed atmosphere. […]
The Forest Lodge and Glebe Local Area Traffic Management Plan (LATM) Report that was endorsed by Council in October 2007 has now be renamed as The Forest Lodge and Glebe Pedestrian, Cyclist & Traffic Calming Plan (PCTC). 2009 The strategy for ongoing implementation will be: Pedestrian, Cycling, and Traffic calming (PCTC) plans are strategic studies […]
On Monday 8th June 2009 the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List was announced, and several Glebe residents who are members of the Glebe Society received Order of Australia awards. The local Glebe residents are Robert Bruce, Michael Horsburgh and Jeremy Long.
These are some of the photos taken at the demonstration planting,held on 27 July 2008 at Paddy Gray Park, of plants which attract blue wrens: Photo Gallery
The Glebe Society received grant funding from the City of Sydney for a project aimed at community education and habitat conservation for Superb Fairy-wrens (known as Blue Wrens) in the Glebe/Forest Lodge area. A sub-committee of the Glebe Society was established to manage the project.