Glebe

Flooding and power outage shut down Glebe morgue

Emma Partridge Glebe morgue has been shut down after flooding and power outages caused by cyclonic-strength winds and a deluge of rain.

Man dead in Glebe unit for up to a month

The body of Scott Clements was found on the third level of the University Hall building at Glebe.

Emma Partridge A man was lying dead in his Glebe unit for up to four weeks and only discovered by a real estate agent who was chasing unpaid rent. 

Light rail tram gets stuck on overpass at Glebe

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elderly to be forced out of Millers Point as cheap rent deal comes to an end

Eileen Enslow, 90, a resident of the Darling House aged care home in Millers Point.

Nicole Hasham Non-profit community groups are being forced to pay hundreds of dollars a week in rent, throwing their viability into doubt, as the NSW government abandons "peppercorn rent" agreements that have been...

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Sydney weather: Night of drama but damage from 'stormageddon' likely to be minimal

'Stormageddon' approaches Sydney.

Tim Elliott It put fire in the sky and snow on the mountains; it shut down a morgue and drowned a train station; it snapped trees and chewed up beaches.

Sydney weather: thunderstorm rages through city

Lightning strikes Sydney Tower.

Alexandra Back, Melanie Kembrey A severe storm raged through Sydney  on Tuesday night, trapping people in their cars, closing major roads and bringing snow to the Blue Mountains.

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Jockeying begins over new train stations for Sydney University or Waterloo

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Jacob Saulwick Jockeying over train stations to be built south of a second harbour rail crossing has already begun, with Sydney University lobbying for a campus station and the government’s property...

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Islam not to blame for execution of young Sydney father, Coroner says

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Louise Hall A young Lebanese Muslim executed in a hail of bullets on a south-west Sydney street in 2008 was killed because of his links with serious organised crime.

Nursing home killer had history of incidents at work

Nurse Roger Dean.

Louise Hall An inquest into the deadly fire at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home has been told nurse Roger Dean's former boss suspected him of stalking her and damaging her car following a dispute over patient notes.

'People's summit' into harbour-front development to go ahead

Leesha McKenny A "People's Summit" into the state government's plans to throw open prime harbour-front land to development will still go ahead, its organisers say, even though some community groups have made the...