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Pride of Workmanship awardees announced

Pride of Workmanship awardees announced

Burwood Mayor John Faker with Burwood Rotary President, Peter Hamer have made presentations in the 2016 Burwood Pride of Workmanship Awards presented awards. The awardees come from a diverse range of employer organisations and mark 38 years of recognition by Burwood Rotary to local businesses. “The Pride of Workmanship award is one on my favourite […]

Comic Con-versation heading to a Library near you

Comic Con-versation heading to a Library near you

Comic Con-versation is heading to the Inner West in an action packed program of events and activities as part of a massive comic celebration from July 4 to 10 July. This year a record 14 libraries are taking part in the event which celebrates the best of local comic culture with events, exhibitions and talks […]

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Winter sleep out in June

Winter sleep out in June

The CEO Sleepout will be held in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong on 23 June, as well as in other cities around the country. CEOs across the country are raising funds to raise awareness about homelessness and the lack of affordable housing in Australia. Almost $1.25 million has been raised so far, of which nearly $300,000 […]

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Rookwood unveils two new memorials

Rookwood unveils two new memorials

Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Trust  has unveiled two of the most prominent memorials within Rookwood Cemetery, following a dedicated rejuvenation program that has been put in place this year to restore and refresh these and other important and much visited memorials. Work was completed in recent weeks to both the Jewish site known as the […]

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Dooleys recognised at Clubs and Community Awards

Dooleys recognised at Clubs and Community Awards

Dooleys has been awarded two Highly Commended Awards at the 2016 ClubsNSW Clubs and Community Awards for our commitment to ‘Health & Wellbeing’ and ‘Welfare & Social Inclusion’. The Clubs and Community Awards recognises those clubs who have a special connection to and involvement in their local community. The two Highly Commended submissions outlined local […]

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Let guide dogs get on with the job

Let guide dogs get on with the job

You wouldn’t place your hands over the eyes of a taxi driver concentrating on the road ahead, or pat a surgeon on the back mid-way through an operation, as the consequences could be disastrous. It would be just as irresponsible to distract a working Guide Dog. Each day, members of the public place the safety […]

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From the country to countries: why travel is good for you

From the country to countries: why travel is good for you

Like most Australians in their twenties, I chose to surrender a full-time job and plush apartment for the uncertainty of travelling alone for an extended period of time. Although the allure of the world – particularly Europe – grew stronger and stronger, to the point that leaving Sydney seemed inevitable, giving up everything was still […]

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Park opens in honour of ‘children’s champion’ Barbara Holborow

Park opens in honour of ‘children’s champion’ Barbara Holborow

The legacy of ‘children’s champion’ Ms Barbara Holborow will be remembered with the naming of the Barbara Holborow Park in Stanley Street, Croydon Park, in memory of her ground breaking achievements in establishing legal rights for children and her ongoing work in judicial reforms. The park has been transformed from a previously disused open space […]

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Gather, share and give in the Inner West this May for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Gather, share and give in the Inner West this May for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

This May, people across the inner west are encouraged to gather their friends, family or workmates, share a cuppa and tasty treats, and give support to those affected by cancer by participating in Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. It’s easy to show your support for the 2912 people across Sydney who will be diagnosed […]

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Dance away the autumn school holidays

Dance away the autumn school holidays

Dance workshops, cooking classes, snorkelling and jewellery design are some of the many activities on offer throughout the autumn school holiday program. Youngsters can also fine-tune their efforts to keep-up with the latest dance craze in free tutting workshops with acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker and Company. The program from 11–22 April offers events […]

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