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Concord Carnival is coming

Excitement is growing as Concord Carnival draws closer with the main stage performances by Inspire! Belly Dance & Zumba Fitness specialists, Concord High’s school band and Dancing Hearts Studio – just to name a few. This year’s carnival will have a ‘Quirky Circus’ theme so don’t forget to join in the fun on Sunday 13th October from 10am to 4pm on Majors Bay Road. This is a plastic bag and polystyrene free, carbon neutral event, there will be a public water station for re-filling waterbottles and free bike parking at the festival’s Eco-hub – a place where you can learn all about sustainability and what it means to you. More info at www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au.



New restaurant comes to Haberfield

A new addition is set to be made to Haberfield’s foodie strip next week when Argentinian restaurant Estilo Buenos Aires opens up on Ramsay Street where Colefax chocolate shop once stood. We look forward to welcoming a new cuisine to the suburb that has long been dominated by Italians.



A new library for Dulwich Hill

Earlier this month Marrickville Council entered a Voluntary Planning Agreement and voted to approve a development, that will see a new library facility built at 362-372 New Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill, valued at $2.5 million in public benefit. According to Acting Mayor Councillor Emanuel Tsardoulias the library will be bigger than the current facility, with a completely new fit-out as well as parking spaces. “The new Dulwich Hill Library will be large enough to become the kind of community hub that we aspire to for all our urban centres,” he said. “I am hugely excited about this development. It will enhance Dulwich Hill village, and be a community asset for years to come.”



Winner announced

Congratulations to Leichhardt resident Susan Santarossa who won the Ciao Magazine Father’s Day Competition of an overnight stay at the Lilianfels Blue Mountains resort for her husband – a dedicated father of three.

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