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Community anger sparks change Coles has had to resubmit plans to use public parking spaces for its $169 million Neutral Bay development following a decision by council to protect its parking lot at Grosvenor Lane. At its meeting on 13 May, North...

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Willoughby City Council is planning to upgrade the Sutherland Park playground in Chatswood and invites community feedback on the Draft Playground Improvements Plan. Community feedback on the plan will contribute to the development of the final Playground Improvement Plan and ensure...

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Developer quashes resident concerns Locals are demanding urgent action on the proposed $67.5 million redevelopment of the Quadrangle Shopping Village in Castlecrag. Over 40 Castlecrag residents signed a petition over concerns about a ‘decline in community services and a sense of identity’...

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Seniors left with no spaces Members of the Manly Senior Citizens Club (MSCC) on Pittwater Road in Manly are furious that the general public can park in a nearby 23-space council car park for up to eight hours. Judy Rice, MSCC president,...

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Finish line not yet in view The NSW Office of Sport has opened a temporary athletics grass track at the Sydney Academy of Sports (SAS) in Narrabeen following ongoing issues with the synthetic surface. The Chevron athletic track was closed in December...

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Local councils fight back on planning reforms North Sydney, Mosman and Willoughby councils have united to object to parts of the State Government’s proposed housing reforms. In December 2023, the government released proposals to rezone areas across Sydney in an effort to...

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Calls for land to be used for Bally Boys An application for a five-year lease at Balgowlah Golf Club has caused a stir in the community, with parents at the nearby Balgowlah Boys High School and Warringah MP Zali Steggall saying...

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Hall ‘crumbling’ and ‘broken’ Davidson High School (DHS) still has the original hall that iconic Aussie band INXS sat in when they learned music there over 40 years ago. The DHS Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) launched a community petition in late...

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Evening trading until 11pm welcomed by most An application to extend evening trading hours at the newly opened Barrenjoey Boatshed in Palm Beach has seen 150 submissions to Northern Beaches Council – but most are in favour of the change. To be...

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Further council budget cuts may be considered The North Sydney Olympic Pool initial budget of $30 million has now ballooned to a total of $105 million, with council seeking a $20 million loan to pay for the shortfall. Council director of open...