Local News – 221

Green living in October

The Green Living Centre, Newtown, will once again offer a No Dig Gardening Workshop to locals who are interested in learning how to make productive use of small urban spaces such as a balcony garden, using the ‘no dig’ gardening method. To be held form 10am to 12pm on Sunday 26th October at the Tom Foster Community Centre, 11 Darley St, Newtown, places are limited and reservations are essential.

Go to http://nodig-october-eorg.eventbrite.com.au/ to book your place.



Unwanted development in Leichhardt

A new development plan for 22 and 30-40 George St, Leichhardt, seeks to amend the Leichhardt Local Environment Plan 2000 and some local residents are less than happy. This construction, which is being handled by the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure, is situated on a plot of land that is 1.46 hectares. The proposal would see the site rezoned for mixed use and medium density residential. The majority of complaints from locals are against the proposed size, as eight storeys would overshadow residential area and cause invasion of privacy, but also parking and traffic conditions would change and residents feel that they were only offered very limited consultation time.

Leichhardt Council has made a submission regarding the proposal, which can be viewed at www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au.



Soccer fans unite

Calling all Juventus fans: Juventus Club Sydney is holding a Pizza and Beer night on Sunday 20th October from 10.30pm at Cafe Moretti in Leichhardt, where soccer fans can come together to enjoy some great Italian food while watching the Fiorentina vs. Juventus game on the big screen. The door price for members is just $25, or $35 for non-members.

For tickets or to enquire about becoming a member email juventusclubsydney@gmail.com, or like ‘Juventus Club Sydney’ on Facebook to keep up to date with the group.

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