Whispers – local gossip and truths

July 12, 2018

Breweries able to operate as bars. Inner West microbreweries will be able to operate as small bars, under a new category of liquor license beginning in September. The NSW government’s 12-month license trial will allow […]


June 2, 2018

It’s a problem that’s not just facing the Inner West, but everywhere in Sydney: share bikes. Abandoned oBikes, Ofo, Reddy Go and Mobikes litter the streets, from parks to suburban streets to main thoroughfares. The […]


May 11, 2018

Shop signs – Does Strathfield want English only? Trouble is brewing in Strathfield Council after Independent councillor Matthew Blackmore moved a proposal at a council meeting calling for the reduction of foreign words on shopfront signs. […]

Whispers: April

April 3, 2018

Suggestion, salicious gossip and unfounded rumour…… Roxbury Hotel Last drinks have been served at the former Roxbury Hotel in Glebe, with plans for the property to be converted into student accommodation. The pub sold for […]

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February 24, 2018

BAY RUN After reports of three women being indecently assaulted on the Bay Run, police believe there is a serial offender targeting women. They have been told the man is in his 20’s, with prominent […]


November 14, 2017

Could Norton Street soon be closed to cars? Joseph Carozzi, president of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Australia, has called for cars to be removed from Norton Street in order to return […]

It’s not ok to spray no

October 16, 2017

We’ve heard that a wave of anti same-sex marriage graffiti in the Inner West has been reported to the police. Opponents of change have sprayed the word “No” across an Enmore mural (the ‘monkey’ one […]


September 20, 2017

Council results roll in While the Greens vote did quite well throughout the metro area, rising in most councils, the party performed relatively poorly in Inner West Council elections. There was a huge swing against […]

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August 23, 2017

Bye God! The Inner West is looking like a non-religious bunch, with statistics from the state government showing that most Inner West families are not religious. Taking the cake for least religious school in the […]

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August 8, 2017

• Is craft beer in our future? The Labor candidate for mayor of the Inner West has announced a comprehensive plan to make the Inner West the national capital of craft brewing. Launching the Craft […]

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