Inner west whispers – 235

June 11, 2014
Mad Marissa is now on Facebook, where should local businesses seek help? • A Facebook page has been created for Five Dock icon and local known as ‘Mad Marissa.’ She has been walking around Haberfield […]

Risky Business

June 10, 2014
The climate may or may not change. It might change tomorrow or it might change in millions of years. It might change a little or a lot. The change (if any) can be measured and […]

Rant: Public art, gone missing in Leichhardt?

May 26, 2014
Leichhardt Council’s Cultural Plan gives top priority to the funding of `a significant artwork’ every four years, to the value of $200,000. This fund, yet to be established, could be used to pay for large […]

Inner West Whispers – 233

May 12, 2014
Verity’s political comeback, a bright addition, DAs done right, vale Melinda • Verity Firth has won the ‘opportunity’ to win back the seat of Balmain, which she lost to Jamie Parker in 2011. Leichhardt Mayor […]

Graffiti art

April 28, 2014
Sydney Water and Marrickville Council have joined forces against unsightly graffiti tagging in the area with a new street art project that’s supporting local talent. Renowned street artist Sid Tapia of Camperdown has collaborated with […]

Community Rant: A promise well kept

March 31, 2014
If you’re cynical about politicians keeping their promises, this is a story that will restore your faith in democracy. On Saturday 22nd March I was privileged to attend the rededication of Lambert Park, Leichhardt. Discreetly […]

Rant: Leichhardt council living within its means?

February 4, 2014
Will Leichhardt Council live within its means? Only time will tell but Liberal Councillor, John Jobling, is sceptical… At a November meeting Leichardt Council unanimously resolved that “it would not support any Special Rate Variation” […]

Inner West Whispers – 225

December 16, 2013
Condon king of Petersham, new restaurant for Palace, ungreen goings on • Rumour has it that Tim Condon, proprietor of the popular East Village Balmain pub, has taken over the Newington Inn and plans to […]

Being business smart in Leichhardt

July 26, 2013
Leichhardt Council’s sustainable business program, Leichhardt Business SMART, has been up and running for five months now and local business people are being invited to get involved… The SMART program is FREE and open to […]
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