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Voters kept in the dark over donations

A push for more frequent and timely disclosure of donations so that voters are aware of…

Search continues for man after school girls approached in separate incidents at Strathfield

School girls have been approached and subjected to acts of indecency at Strathfield in five separate incidents…

Tough new penalties of up to $5 million for planning breaches

Individuals and companies will face a maximum penalty of  $1 million and $5 million, respectively, under tough new…

Grayndler forum on climate change open to locals

Tackling climate change will be the central issue at a community forum at Canterbury Hurlstone Park…

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Have your say on MLC redevelopment

1:49 pm | A proposal to redevelop the MLC School in Burwood is now on exhibition for community feedback. The Department of Planning and Environment is seeking views on the school’s redevelopment plans including: the demolition of residential dwellings at…

Croydon Park Festival “a huge success”

Croydon Park Festival “a huge success” 12:48 pm | The Experience Croydon Park! Festival has been declared “a huge success” by organisers – the Croydon Park Chamber of Commerce as an estimated 3,000 people visited the village feel shopping strip on Georges River Road for…

See what sailing is all about

See what sailing is all about 1:02 pm | Anyone hoping to find their sea feet can get an insight into sailing at the annual free Discover Sailing Day, which offers the experienced and beginner alike the opportunity to try life under sail. Taking place on…

John Sidoti appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Planning

1:37 pm | John Sidoti, Member for Drummoyne, has been appointed to Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, announced by the NSW government on Friday. Mr Sidoti told Burwood Scene he is thrilled to assist Pru Goward, Minister for Planning, in his new role. He said planning…

Kiwi artist in residence

Kiwi artist in residence 2:32 pm | New Zealand’s Gary Freemantle, from Shannon on the North Island will become Ashfield Council’s first Kiwi artist in residence from October 23 until early January. Gary has a Diploma of Fine Arts in painting from Canterbury…

Have Your Say: Masterplan criticism misses the mark

11:48 am | Ashfield Mayor, Lucille McKenna has spoken out regarding Charles Casuscelli’s claim that the Ashfield Masterplan is a“con job.” “The member for Strathfield is clearly out of touch. His actions and comments are incredibly disrespectful to the…

Inspiring Strathfield leader passes away

Inspiring Strathfield leader passes away 3:05 pm | Strathfield Council’s first female mayor, Eve Dutton passed away in Brisbane last week. Eve was born in 1928, educated at Meriden School (as a boarder from age 7) and for 25 years taught at the TAFE…

Loyalty and patience are long gone

Loyalty and patience are long gone 10:51 am | A fascinating insight into the challenges and successes experienced by women business owners in the modern trading age were explored in detail at the Business Professional Women’s October dinner meeting ‘Women with Answers’. Panellists Dr Kay…

Meet Mavis

Meet Mavis 2:47 pm | Paddling in the Cooks River: Imagine that? Mavis Andrews could by virtue of age qualify as a wise woman but in chatting with the energetic and young-at-heart 95-year-old, there’s no doubt that her words of wisdom…

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Resurrection returns to Burwood

Resurrection returns to Burwood

2:32 pm | Russia will be in the spotlight once again when the annual film festival, Russian Resurrection,…

Megan’s Girls Night in

Education

Sign up for Kindy Safety Packs

Sign up for Kindy Safety Packs

2:35 pm | Kindergarten Orientation Day Road Safety Packs will be available from the Roads Maritime Services (RMS)…

Lifestyle & Food

Milestone for medico

Milestone for medico

2:23 pm | There won’t be too many inner west residents who have had a colonoscopy who wouldn’t…

The lost art of thank you

Sports

Netball Class of 2015 Legacy program

Netball Class of 2015 Legacy program

2:39 pm | To celebrate the launch of the Schools Legacy Program ahead of the Netball World Cup…

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