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Racist note apologising for car accident in Newtown sparks outrage on social media network Reddit - m.dailytelegraph.com.au
A NOTE saying “I am Asian and can’t drive” apparently left on a damaged car in Newtown has sparked outrage on social media network Reddit. Posted by Redditor “Ilyank” on Wednesday night, the note apologises for smashing into the parked car and ...
The Black Rat wants the citizens of Sydney’s inner west to help fix broken street lights - m.dailytelegraph.com.au
WHEN the sun goes down during the inner west’s darkest hours, The Black Rat searches the region’s seething underbelly to expose busted street lights. Since going into hiding last September, the Black Rat resurfaced on Saturday at Ashfield to announce ...
Darling St to reopen in the wake of Rozelle convenience store explosion - The Telegraph
Darling St has reopened to traffic and the community is urging people to come and visit to give the local economy a much-needed boost. Business on the retail strip has paid a high price after the convenience store explosion, which killed three people ...
NRL: Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer refuses to rule out a move away from Concord Oval - The Telegraph
WESTS Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer refused to rule out moving the club’s operations out of Concord last week. However he admitted the Tiger’s strong ties to the inner west would play a role in the club’s decision. Mayer’s comments come amid ...
WWE alumni Shelton Benjamin and Orlando Jordan to fight for first time ever at Concord RSL Club - The Telegraph
TO CELEBRATE seven years of success, Australian Wrestling Entertainment (AWE) is bringing two of the biggest names in the business to Concord RSL Club. AWE wrestler Psykotic said the bout had sparked interest from across the world. “This event is a world ...
Ashfield based UNSW Wests Water Polo Club on the hunt for another championship in Sydney Metro comp - The Telegraph
UNSW Wests Water Polo will be looking to back up last year s success with another championship run in the upcoming Sydney Metro League competition. The Ashfield club had a clean sweep of the domestic trophy cabinet last season, with the men’s ...
Staff from Concord Hospital’s Rivendell Unit leap into action to save a couple drowning in Parramatta River - The Telegraph
THE quick actions of Malia McCutcheon and Gary Nguyen were the difference between life and death for a couple drowning in the Parramatta River. Ms McCutcheon, a teacher, and Nguyen, a nurse, braved the water and swam more than 150m to rescue the couple who ...
Inner west records clearance rate of 84.48 per cent from 58 auctions - The Telegraph
The region recorded a clearance rate of 84.48 per cent from 58 auction, according to RP Data. In Homebush a five-bedroom house at 8 Cartwright Ave set a new street record when it sold at auction for $1.468 million. Seven parties contested for the ...
Police are investigating at four Sydney hospitals including Royal Prince Alfred after apparent bomb threat - The Telegraph
A SPOKESMAN for Sydney Local Health District has said the care of patients at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital won’t be impacted by a police investigation that occured at four Sydney hospitals, including RPA. There were reports earlier in the day that bomb ...
Happy faces as sun shines on Dulwich Hill village fair - The Telegraph
Live music, martial art demonstrations and a range of markets stalls, combined with the sunny weather, attracted crowds to the Dulwich Hill Village Fair on Sunday. People enjoyed homemade jams, pastries, coffee, cheese and international cuisine on offer.
Crumbling shack with harbour views in Balmain to fetch close to $2 million at auction - The Telegraph
It was once a grand Victorian-era home, now this crumbling shack with harbour views is set to fetch a grand price at auction. Set on a 452sq m block, this two-bedroomed house on James St, Balmain, is expected to sell for at least $1.8 million on September 20.
Emergency services respond to a car driven on to the tracks at Rhodes train station - The Telegraph
NSW Police say the woman, who was driving a silver Toyota sedan was “shaken” but able to walk from the scene after being assessed by paramedics. She was taken to hospital for further checks. The woman, driving alone, turned on to Walker St at 2.30pm ...
Bisping and Rockhold share insults at UFC Fight Night 55 press conference - The Telegraph
AHEAD of their Nov. 8 fight at Allphones Arena, Sydney Olympic Park, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold traded insults during and after the event’s press conference today. The UFC Fight Night 55 card will include four Aussies but it was the two fighters ...
A man has been charged over an alleged act of animal cruelty after throwing a dog down a manhole - The Telegraph
Around 11am on Wednesday, police from Leichhardt Local Area Command were alerted to a possible incident of animal cruelty on Mansfield St, Rozelle. Officers were told a 34-year-old man allegedly threw a Whippet dog down a manhole before throwing ...
Marrickville Council welcomes revised route for WestConnex to avoid Tempe Lands - The Telegraph
Eighteen different exploratory drilling sites for the Westconnex motorway will take place in Tempe, Sydenham and St Peters this month. Greens councillor David Leary said he was stunned to see the locations included St Peters Public School and Sydney Park.