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$1.5m for food relief in Sydney as cost of living bites

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The City of Sydney has awarded $1.5 million in grants to 12 organisations to help get food and essential items including menstrual care products to struggling inner city residents over the next year.   “Local food relief organisations report that demand for food relief is now higher than during the pandemic, with people forgoing food … Continued

Nearly 100 people closer to affordable inner-city living

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The City of Sydney has reaffirmed a $3m contribution to Wesley Mission’s development of 39 affordable homes for almost 100 residents in Glebe.   Wesley Mission’s vacant RJ Williams building at 274-276 Glebe Point Road will be redeveloped into affordable housing, providing more accommodation for low-income families struggling with the cost of living.   An … Continued

Free pool open days for start of summer

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To celebrate the start of summer, on Saturday 9 December the City of Sydney will host free open days at its world-class aquatic and fitness centres.   The free open days will run from 8am to 3pm in Zetland, Surry Hills, Ultimo, Camperdown and the city.   Visitors can also trial free fitness classes, from … Continued

Santa in Sydney to light Martin Place Christmas tree

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Lord Mayor Clover Moore will be joined by Santa tonight, to officially light the 24m Christmas tree in Martin Place under a glittering fireworks display, following a sleigh ride from Circular Quay with a marching band and elves on reindeer tricycles.   Once lit, the tree’s sound and light show will entertain crowds every 15 … Continued

Santa lights Martin Place Christmas tree

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WHAT:           Santa will officially light the Christmas tree in Martin Place under a glittering fireworks display, following a sleigh ride from Circular Quay with a 65-piece marching band and elves on reindeer tricycles.   WHO:              Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore AO will join Santa on his sleigh ride and at the Martin Place Christmas … Continued

Santa lights Martin Place Christmas tree

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WHAT:           Santa will officially light the Christmas tree in Martin Place under a glittering fireworks display, following a sleigh ride from Circular Quay with a 65-piece marching band and elves on reindeer tricycles.   WHO:              Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore AO will join Santa on his sleigh ride and at the Martin Place Christmas … Continued

A new treasure trove for Leeton

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This Friday, 1 December, marks the opening of Leeton’s newest treasure trove Reviva Leeton and locals are warmly invited to its grand opening. Operating onsite at Leeton Landfill and Recycling Centre, the Reuse Shop is operated by not-for-profit social enterprise Resource Recovery Australia (RRA). RRA NSW Manager Steve Glendenning explains, “We are excited to introduce … Continued

Unlocking space for people in a corner of Circular Quay

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Loftus Street outside Customs House will soon be transformed with extra space for outdoor dining, trading and markets as part of a push to improve Sydney’s premier gateway Circular Quay.   The City of Sydney has appointed a design and construction company to start the work between Customs House and Jessie Street Gardens, with building … Continued

Mobile Community Recycling Service Expands Fleet to Meet High Demand

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The Mobile Community Recycling Service (MCRS) has taken a significant step addressing problem waste in the Blacktown, Cumberland and Parramatta Local Government Areas by welcoming a second, purpose-built truck to its fleet. This expansion comes in response to the high demand for the service, which has been providing a unique solution for dealing with problem … Continued