Leichhardt

Hells Angels bikie Peter Zervas has nose bitten off in Leichhardt attack

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Megan Levy The man whose nose was bitten off in a vicious attack in Sydney's inner west has been identified as Hells Angels member Peter Zervas.

Leichhardt's Italian Forum goes from retail tiger to white elephant

Daisy Dumas Where did they go? Once, there were 12 packed Italian eateries, now there are eight and they are all but empty. Where there were 22 shops, there are now just 13.

Leichhardt heritage butcher on the hook

John Elvy

Lucy Carroll In his no-frills corner butcher shop, John Elvy has spent 40 years carving out his niche.

Leichhardt stand-off: men arrested after shooting

Leichhardt

Rachel Olding Two men have been arrested and a Leichhardt block on Parramatta Road closed off after a dramatic siege in the inner west.

Plenty of history but little future at Leichhardt

Peter Duffy

Kelsey Munro Deep beneath the quaint timber grandstand at Leichhardt Oval, former Tigers player Peter Duffy recalls the ground's glory days.

Pru Goward sends Tigers development back to the drawing board

Urging changes in the local planning controls for the former Balmain Leagues Club site: Planning Minister Pru Goward.

Sean Nicholls Planning minister Pru Goward has sent potential development of the former Balmain Leagues Club back to the drawing board by writing to Leichhardt Council asking it to redraw local planning laws for...

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.

Parents eye government building, car park in push for inner city high school

Piccoli

Alexandra Smith Parents have urged Education Minister Adrian Piccoli to consider using empty government buildings such as the births, deaths and marriages office near Central Station for a new inner city high school.

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.

Principals cash in on after-school care

No guarantees: Jo Karabin with her children, Mila, 8, and Kiki, 4.

Alexandra Smith and Amy McNeilage Cash-strapped public schools are capitalising on an aggressive push by private after-school care operators in a move that will see parents paying higher fees but will do little to ease the chronic...

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.

Sydney Airport missed noise targets

Sydney Airport

Ben Doherty Sydney Airport has failed to meet its aircraft noise-sharing targets every year for 17 years.

Sydney Airport has never met plane noise-sharing targets

Ben Doherty Sydney Airport has failed to meet its aircraft noise-sharing targets every year since they were set 17 years ago, with suburbs immediately north of the airport bearing up to double the number of...

Refuges for women fleeing domestic violence face closure under NSW reforms

Domestic violence

Rachel Browne Parts of NSW with the highest domestic violence rates in the state will be left without specialist women's refuges under a controversial government reform thatwhich advocates say will endanger the...

North Sydney cautious about plans to fix Military Road traffic

The Military-Spit-Pittwater bus corridor is one of Sydney's busiest.

Nicole Hasham, Leesha McKenny Moves to quicken the bus commute from the northern beaches risk impeding other motorists and punishing residents further south, critics have warned.

Sydney council data reveals some interesting numbers

James Robertson How many council workers does it take to pick up the garbage? That depends where you live.

How Sydney's soccer fans are celebrating the World Cup

Kim Arlington If ‘‘soccer is our food’’, as Stephen Yaw Derkyi says, then the World Cup is a banquet for Ghana supporters.

Police investigate two Anzac Day glassings in Newtown

Leesha McKenny Police are investigating two Anzac Day glassings that occurred within hours of each other on the same inner west street.

WestConnex prediction: buses will double in speed

Speed increase expected: a bus travels along Parramatta Road near Broadway.

Jacob Saulwick Rest assured, frustrated Sydney bus commuters: your bus will somehow start travelling twice as fast in the next few years.

Verity Firth wins community preselection for seat of Balmain

Kirsty Needham Former Labor minister Verity Firth has won a community preselection for the seat of Balmain for the 2015 election.