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“Faceless men”: Burwood Mayor John Faker takes a swipe at Labor Party powerbrokers - The Telegraph
BURWOOD Mayor John Faker has taken aim at the “faceless men” of the Labor Party who are likely to parachute Jodi McKay in to contest Strathfield at next year’s State Election. “It’s disappointing because the community’s power to choose their ...
Sydney oldest sailing event the Balmain Regatta will offer something for everybody on Sunday - The Telegraph
Balmain Sailing Club Commodore Campbell Reid said people who do not sail will still get plenty out of the day. “People who maybe could be convinced to take up sailing or who just want to enjoy the harbour should get along,” he said. One of Sydney’s ...
Is this Sydney’s best pub grub? Rozelle’s 3 Weeds Hotel takes out award for best pub restaurant - The Telegraph
For the third year in a row they have impressed industry judges with the quality of their food, taking out the title of Best Restaurant in a pub or club in NSW at the Restaurant and Caterers Savour Awards. Head chef Nathan Jackson is glad to have carried ...
Police arrest man at Strathfield after pictures taken on a girls phone help identify the alleged attacker - The Telegraph
Police said three school girls, one aged 12, the others 13 years old, were walking in Albert St, Strathfield at 8.15am when one teenager bent down to tie her shoelace. Police said a man allegedly approached from behind and lunged at her before the ...
Leichhardt’s Norton St to come to life for annual Italian Festa - The Telegraph
The main street of Leichhardt — 1.4km long — will be closed to traffic on Sunday for the annual Norton Street Italian Festa. Cars and buses will be replaced by the sights, smells and tastes of Little Italy. There will be 200 stalls, kids’ carnival ...
One of Sydney’s best hotels, as rated by TripAdvisor, set to fetch more than $4 million at auction - The Telegraph
IT’S rated by travel websites as one of the best boutique hotels in Sydney and is now on the market for a massive $4 million. The Admiral Collingwood Lodge in Drummoyne is a heritage-listed Italianate 1880s mansion on a 700sq m block with 15 bedrooms ...
Family of WWII digger Albert Cassidy ‘traumatised’ after discovering war medals stolen from Petersham home - The Telegraph
THE distraught family of a deceased WWII digger have pleaded with thieves to return a clasp of six war medals stolen from a home in Sydney’s inner west. The medals, belonging to the late Major Albert Peter Cassidy, were earned during tours of New Guinea ...
Newtown Hotel customers can tap into Carlton Draught beer in a fresh new way - The Telegraph
Newtown Hotel is the first pub in NSW to get a tank full of fresh and unpasteurised Carlton Draught beer. The beer has been delivered directly from the Carlton & United Brewery in Melbourne, in special chilled delivery tankers designed to be enjoyed within ...
Family of Rozelle explosion victim Chris Noble give thanks to community with touching letter - The Telegraph
Family of Chris Noble visits blast site at Rozelle Rozelle community thanked for large and small gestures More than $176,000 raised for victims’ next of kin Man charged to face court over fire in January WHEN Chris Noble died on September 4, his family ...
Police recovered a woman’s body in the water at Balmain East this morning - The Telegraph
Police attended Illoura Reserve, on Little Edward Street, Balmain East, after a passer-by reported finding the body in the water at about 6.40am. Leichhardt police were assisted by water police in recovering the woman’s body. While not formally ...
Boy, 7, believed to be chasing ball when hit by taxi in peak hour at Drummoyne - The Telegraph
A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy is believed to have been chasing a ball when he was hit by a taxi in peak hour traffic on Victoria Rd at Drummoyne on Tuesday night. Burwood Police said this morning that “at this stage it looks like he was chasing a ball” when the ...
Arrivederci to Leichhardt’s Little Italy? Norton St in decline and businesses demand action - The Telegraph
The once thriving Norton St is now home to vacant shopfronts and Italian-born business owners who dominated the strip are few and far between. Sal and Roy Crino, who have owned Grind Espresso on Norton St for eight years, are now neighboured by four ...
Liver transplant recipient Max Mohr rides Rocky Mountaineer to inspire organ recipients - The Telegraph
But 10 years after his transplant, the Haberfield resident is urging other recipients to thank donors and their families. “I never met or got to thank my donor family,” he said. “Normally we write a letter but I found it very hard to write the words.
Fashion Dog Sydney makes her 10,000 Facebook followers envious of her glamorous lifestyle - The Telegraph
In fact, you will rarely catch this stylish chihuahua in the same outfit twice, she has more than 65 dresses at her disposal. She’s gone from needing a forever home to becoming a fashion icon among her canine companions, and some human fashion lovers - a ...
Renovator’s delight in Marrickville sold for $600,000 at packed auction on Saturday - The Telegraph
A HIGHLY sought-after home at 2 Smith St, Marrickville, only had standing room on auction day. The run-down two-bedroom house caught the eye of 24 registered bidders, who all saw the potential of Marrickville’s price growth, according to selling agent ...