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From the President – March 2022
Posted on 7th March 2022

The Glebe Society has been incredibly busy over summer. Catch up with what we’ve been doing by reading the President’s Report.

Sarah (Sadie) Murdoch King passes away days after her 100th birthday
Posted on 7th March 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard about the death of Sadie King, just a few days after her 100th birthday. Read more about Sadie’s fascinating life.

Who filmed in your street?
Posted on 22nd December 2021

Glebe and Forest Lodge have featured in a huge number of films, TV programs, documentaries, newsreels and advertisements.

The 32nd annual Glebe Music Festival 2021
Posted on 6th November 2021

COVID restrictions have lifted in good time for the 32nd Annual Glebe Music Festival to go ahead. Five concerts will be happening in Glebe between 7th and 28th November. Details here.

Laneway art
Posted on 4th October 2021

Some stunning art in Boyce Lane Glebe

Glebe Public School brightens up Glebe
Posted on 6th October 2021

Glebe Public School fence display on Glebe Point Road.

32nd Annual Glebe Music Festival
Posted on 6th October 2021

The 2021 Glebe Music Festival will take place in November, under the direction of artistic director, David Mcintosh.

Do you have a photo of this Glebe sign?
Posted on 4th October 2021

Do you have a photo – taken before 2008 – of the eye-catching sign on the side of Glebe Point Pharmacy?

Cash donations to Glebe Youth Service
Posted on 4th October 2021

Glebe Youth Service are providing vital support to young people and families in Glebe affected by Covid or having to isolate. With the help of Glebe Society members and others, donations have reached $20,000 with a goal of $40,000. Support provided includes food, cleaning products and other essentials, phone/data credit, phone support and advocacy.

Paintings of Glebe by artist Sonia Mattson
Posted on 6th October 2021

A series of oil paintings inspired by places in Glebe, by local artist Sonia Mattson.

The decline in community services ‒ Council election issue
Posted on 13th September 2021

One of the candidates in the Mayoral election, Labor candidate Linda Scott, has a policy commitment to ‘Re-Establish Community Centres and City of Sydney Town Halls’. This is directly in line with the Glebe Society’s proposal to Council that a staffed community centre be established in Glebe Town Hall.

New artwork on Glebe Foreshore Walk
Posted on 11th August 2021

A wonderful new artwork highlights the special place of Glebe Rowing Club on Blackwattle Bay and adds a new point of interest to the foreshore walk.

Laurel Tree House parents keep up the fight
Posted on 3rd August 2021

Parents of children attending Laurel Tree House in Forest Lodge are trying to reverse KU Children’s Services decision to close the Centre in response to the NSW Land and Housing Corporation’s decision to sell the building.

A big thankyou to Society members from the Glebe Youth Service
Posted on 4th August 2021

GYS thanks Glebe Society members who donated used laptops to local students needing them for schoolwork during lockdown. Keiran Kevans, Manager Glebe Youth Service, says they will make a big difference to quite a few local young people’s lives.

Closure of Kitchen Pack Project
Posted on 12th July 2021

Since the end of 2017, we have supplied 80 packs to clients leaving Elsie Women’s Refuge and Rainbow Lodge for independent living in social or community housing.

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