Glebe

Light rail tram gets stuck on overpass at Glebe

Bellinda Kontominas Light rail passengers have been left stranded at Glebe after the tram they were on became stuck on an overpass.

Glebe Island puts in Olympian effort to transform into gift fair

Leesha McKenny Along with the usual array of glassware, jewellery and at least one animatronic dinosaur, visitors to this year's Reed Gift Fairs will have to negotiate cyclone fencing, a purpose-built ferry...

Glebe Island exhibition centre gets mixed reviews after Reef Gift Fair

New Exhibition centre, Glebe Island.

Leesha McKenny As the doors closed on the first event at Sydney's temporary exhibition centre at Glebe Island, the press release declared it a "unanimous" success.

Pump-action shotgun found in Glebe house, police say

Megan Gorrey A man and woman have been charged after police say they found a pump-action shotgun in the bedroom of a Glebe house and a loaded pistol hidden in the yard.

Battle to retain the old, broken Glebe Island Bridge and inner west's link to the past

Glebe Island Bridge 1870-1875.

Jacob Saulwick The historic Glebe Island Bridge might not be long for this world, after Transport for NSW released an analysis suggesting it should be torn down.

Glebe Island Bridge at centre of NSW government wrangle over its future

Glebe Island Bridge.

Nicole Hasham, Jacob Saulwick Roads Minister Duncan Gay has criticised his government's decision to protect the Glebe Island Bridge and says demolishing the 110-year-old structure should be an option.

Unique Glebe WWI memorial gets timely facelift

Kim Arlington It was more popular with the people than with the arbiters of architectural style.

Glebe Island Bridge is rotting away

Glebe Island Bridge.

Nicole Hasham The historic Glebe Island Bridge is rotting and parts of it near collapse, according to a new report, fuelling debate on whether to demolish or restore the structure.

Love letter: Sze Yup Temple, Glebe

Sze Yup

Joyce Morgan Your scent drew me. I followed my nose past your brick wall topped with green fluted tiles, around a corner into a suburban backstreet. I stood before your red metal gate flanked by two ceramic lions.

Anger at Glebe housing proposal

Kelsey Munro PUBLIC housing residents have been moved out and demolition works started this week on a Glebe housing estate, but Housing NSW has not lodged a development application for the buildings that will...

Arrest over Glebe shooting

Nick Ralston and Erik Jensen POLICE were questioning a 43-year-old woman last night over the shooting of a man believed to be her father at a unit block in Glebe.

The businesswoman, the politician and questions of influence

Attended fund-raiser: Former Liberal leader John Brogden.

Rachel Browne Education Minister Adrian Piccoli was not the first politician to enjoy the largesse of Maureen Houssein-Mustafa, owner of the private college which is under police investigation over alleged rorting...

Sydney weather: rain and wind lash city as roads closed, 700 calls for emergency help

Wild weather: City-bound lanes were closed on the Anzac Bridge on Monday afternoon after a car overturned.

Alexandra Back and Megan Levy Heavy rain and strong winds lashed Sydney on Monday afternoon as the commute home began.

Life's tough when you are homeless and have a dog

Don't give up: Alex Anderson and George.

Tim Barlass Life's tough when you are living on the streets. It's tougher trying to find a bed for the night when you have a dog in tow. Most hostels don't welcome canine sleepovers.

Morning Gloryville: Sydney's first sober 'love-fest'

Young people choosing alcohol-free raves to start their day.

Peter Munro The sun is rising as the party starts at 6.30am for these strangely sober people, dressed in glitter, lycra and little else. So many sweat bands and high-cut leotards.

Coroner finds Alana Goldsmith killed herself while suffering anorexia nervosa

Alana Goldsmith killed herself while suffering anorexia nervosa.

Louise Hall The head of an eating disorders foundation has welcomed a coroner's findings that a young woman who took her own life had anorexia nervosa.

NSW to develop harbourfront land in biggest urban renewal project since Sydney Olympics

Fish Market thumb

Nicole Hasham Prized harbourfront land in Sydney’s inner west will be opened up to developers as the Baird government pursues the state's largest urban renewal program since the Olympics.

Sydney Harbour will grind to a halt without working vessels, operators warn

Heritage fleet with silos in the background.

Nicole Hasham They are ''not pretty'' by any measure, but without the greasy barges, cranes and tugs that occupy its bays, Sydney Harbour would grind to a halt, marine operators say.

Harbourfront overhaul will be skewed towards private interests, critics say

An artist's impression of how the revamped Fish Markets might look.

Nicole Hasham A state government agency set up to serve private interests will run a massive redevelopment of state-owned waterside land, despite an official report saying the area must remain in public ownership.

First homes open at Harold Park development

A 'flythrough' of Harold Park (Thumbnail)

Kim Arlington Had the 1980 Miracle Mile ended in a less dramatic fashion, the new residents of Harold Park could have found themselves living in a precinct known as Paleface Adios.