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In Focus: This month’s photo competition, December 2023

There’s a winner for the December photo competition and the annual grand finalist

Heritage and the housing crisis: higher density must respect amenity

What’s the common ground between YIMBYs and NIMBYs? This article is reproduced with the permission of the Marrickville Heritage Society.

King Parrots discover Orphan School Creek

Rare visitors to Glebe and Forest Lodge. King Parrots discover Orphan School Creek

It’s official: A Blue Plaque for Dorothy Drain

She charmed Frank Sinatra into giving her a rare interview. Journalist, war correspondent, and editor, Dorothy Drain’s home in Glebe will be remembered with a Blue Plaque.

This month’s mystery photo: December 2023

You’ll need some local knowledge to guess this month’s mystery photo.

Blue Plaque nomination No 20: Hartford, 244 Glebe Point Road

A grand Glebe mansion with a history. Hartford, the home of pioneering dentist Edwin Magnus.

From The President: November 2023

In his message to members, the Society’s President calls for volunteers to fill important roles on the Management Committee

The Glebe Society Christmas Gathering – Friday 1 December 2023 

Party! Party! Party! It’s on again – the social event of the year. The Glebe Society’s annual Christmas Gathering. Friday 1 December – St Pauls College, University of Sydney, 6-8pm.

The Glebe Society Bulletin Editor

Fancy a job in the media?

Why not volunteer to join the team that produces the Glebe Society’s monthly Bulletin?

Visit to Glebe Youth Service

The Glebe Youth Service has been delivering projects and services with significant community engagement in the local area for over 30 years. Meet the new CEO.

This month’s mystery photo: November 2023

This one’s a bit difficult.. Yes, they’re place names. But where are they?

A successful Blue Plaque nomination for Dorothy Drain

Heritage NSW has accepted our nomination for a Blue Plaque at the former home in Toxteth Road, Glebe, of journalist, war correspondent and Women’s Weekly Editor, Dorothy Drain.

Glebe Forest Lodge Bird Survey Report 2023

The bird watchers of the Blue Wren Subcommittee were out early for the Glebe Forest Lodge annual bird survey. The brush turkeys went missing.

In Focus: Monthly Photo Competition, November 2023

A dog at the wheel of a BMW, some beautiful gardens, and rowers on the harbour were among the entries this month. But the judges went for a photo with a message.

Council debates Bridge Road cycleway

Deletions, amendments and additions – all in a night’s work for a City of Sydney Council meeting. But a motion to request greater concern for safety in the construction of the Bridge Road cycleway took a very different form after one Councillor took his pen to it.

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