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Sydney traffic: Burwood Road closed after pedestrian and motorcyclist hurt

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Saffron Howden A motorcyclist and an elderly female pedestrian have been rushed to hospital, both in a critical condition, after an accident on Burwood Road at Burwood.

Burwood Council takes deputy mayor Tony Doueihi to court for boarding house breach

Tony Doueihi

Leesha McKenny Burwood deputy mayor ordered to pay almost $60,000 in fines and costs after his own council took him to court.

Man assaulted, left unconscious at Burwood station

Peta Doherty A man was dragged off a train, assaulted, stomped on the head and left unconscious on platform 6 of Burwood station, after a violent assault that resulted in eight people being charged or cautioned.

Mayor and deputy planning Anzac research: Burwood ratepayers to fund councillors' Gallipoli jaunt

John Faker

James Robertson An inner-Sydney mayor with a history of taking ratepayer-funded trips to the Middle East has defended plans to spend $15,000 on a fact-finding tour of Gallipoli.

Spies, lies and fraud at Burwood, ICAC finds

Pat Romano

A FORMER Sydney council general manager could face criminal charges after the NSW corruption watchdog found he misused council funds to have his wife and her colleague spied on, among other offences.

Corruption cloud hangs over mayor of Burwood

John Faker

Kate Mcclymont DESPITE the prospect of being named adversely in a forthcoming corruption report, Labor's John Faker was elected mayor of Burwood on Thursday night.

Loved but unprotected, a grand old dame of Burwood takes a body blow

Kelsey Munro RESIDENTS blocked access with a picket line and unions ordered a stop to work on safety grounds, but the demolition of a historic Burwood homestead is expected to be completed.

ICAC begins Burwood Council investigation

Kate McClymont THE general manager, Pat Romano, spied on people for his own purposes and then billed Burwood Council for it.

ICAC to investigate Burwood Council

Kate McClymont BURWOOD Council is bracing itself for potentially embarrassing revelations as the Independent Commission Against Corruption prepares to hold a two-week public hearing into corruption allegations.

Some Sydney garbage trucks back on the road, but others still grounded

Cleanaway's fleet was grounded because of a crash in Adelaide.

Leesha McKenny and Eryk Bagshaw Garbage services halted across Sydney are expected to begin to return to normal, after councils were advised that some of the trucks grounded by one of Australia’s largest waste management...

Garbage trucks off the road across Sydney following fatal accident in Adelaide

Off the roads: Cleanaway trucks.

Leesha McKenny Rubbish collections have been suspended across Sydney after the one of Australia’s largest waste management companies grounded its entire fleet following an accident that has left a man dead in...

Man charged with kidnap and sexual assault of girls more than 20 years ago

Police arrest a man in Riverwood for the alleged abductions and sexual assaults of five girls in Sydney more than 20 years ago.

Emma Partridge An alleged child molester will appear in court after his DNA was linked to the violent abduction and sexual assault of five young girls in Sydney more than 20 years ago.

Mother sent lewd pictures so daughters could stand out at dance school: court

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Nick Ralston A Sydney mother sent naked photographs of her two young daughters to their dance teacher because she believed it would advance their careers, a court has heard. 

Sydney traffic: Bourke Street closed after gas leak

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A severed gas main on a construction site at Waterloo has forced the closure of Bourke Street during peak hour traffic.

Fight over takeaway gozleme lands one in hospital, one in police custody

Police say the fight erupted over the amount of cheese in a gozleme, a traditional Turkish pastry dish, seen here in a file photo.

Megan Levy A fight over a takeaway gozleme ended with one man in hospital and another charged with assault in Sydney's west at the weekend.

NRMA warns on removing traffic lanes on Parramatta Rd as part of WestConnex project

Inside the Laerdal tunnel, Norway

Jacob Saulwick The state motoring lobby is warning against permanently removing traffic lanes from Parramatta Road for a public transport corridor if a motorway is built underneath.

Westfield effect: malls reshape city

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Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, shopping malls have a much bigger influence on how people spend their days in Sydney.

Man arrested after Hells Angels' Peter Zervas has nose bitten off

Saffron Howden The man who allegedly bit off Hells Angels member Peter Zervas’ nose on Tuesday has been arrested and will likely be charged.

Man charged with biting off nose of Hells Angel bikie Peter Zervas

Attacked: Peter Zervas.

Melanie Kembrey A man has been charged with biting off the nose of a Hells Angels bikie in Leichhardt in Sydney's inner west.

'Opal Man' campaign pushes public transport card in Sydney

Opal Man campaign for Opal cards by Transport for NSW.

Jacob Saulwick At a cost of about half a million dollars, the state government has come up with a Lycra-clad man with a card around his head to promote its new public transport ticket.

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