Things we love – 302

April 19, 2017

Canada Bay Club’s support of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF), with the club hosting a GCF Gala Dinner on May 5. We love the idea of this unique merger between the Inner West and African […]

Inner Best: Dr Anne Fawcett

September 23, 2016

When I asked Dr Anne Fawcett how her love of animals was born, she told me a story… When she was still in the womb, a stray cat came to sit on her mother’s stomach. […]

Gone hunting

September 23, 2016

Melissa Leong shares the lessons she has learnt whilst hunting and gathering for her next meal. Last week, I went back to Tasmania to hang out with a few buddies and (cue vegan outrage) go […]

Yours Say: dream pets

September 23, 2016

If you could have any pet in the world, what would it be and why? “A pug, because it is the animal version of myself.” Melanie, Petersham “A macaw because they are smart, have cool […]

Roadtest: Animal Rescue

September 23, 2016

Cruelty-free shopper? Organic only? Ciao investigates the adoption and animal-rescue centres in the Inner West that help residents extend their ethical lifestyle choices to animal companions. A furry friend in need is a friend indeed. […]

Inner West Whispers – 291

September 16, 2016

GM musical chairs– Tight squeeze Taverners – Facebook for (lost) dogs • Vanessa Chan, the General Manager of the Inner West Council and former GM of Ashfield Council, left her position early this month. She has […]

What’s On – 277

March 4, 2016

Bard on the Beach The world’s most iconic play is now coming to Marrickville’s Greek Theatre. Independent theatre company Bard on the Beach are veterans of Shakespeare, with five years of performing at Balmoral Beach […]

No Excess in Charity

December 18, 2015

Wondering what to get that friend who already has everything? Or that friend who says they want nothing? Take this quiz to find out what initiative they would most appreciate you donating to on behalf […]

Your Say: Cup animal cruelty

November 10, 2014

Should the Melbourne Cup be stopped for cruelty to animals? • “Yes!!!” Bridget, Newtown • “Why should it be stopped? Right now, somewhere, a cow is having a bolt fired through its skull so you can have […]

Inner West Whispers – 245

October 28, 2014

Prof Spurr not all bad, celebrity chef sighted, White Ibis named Bachelor of the Year • Celebrity Chef Heston Blumenthal was spotted finishing a Meatball Melt and Chocolate Milkshake at a certain cafe on Darling Street […]

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