Leichhardt

Man shot dead in Leichhardt was father of two Brad Dillon

Nick Ralston The man shot dead outside an inner-western Sydney shopping centre was a father of two children who had played junior rugby league for the Balmain Tigers.

Man shot dead in Leichhardt

A man has been shot dead in Leichhardt.

Megan Levy, Nick Ralston, Alexandra Back A man has been shot dead in the inner western Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.

Measles warning for visitors to Leichhardt

A child with a bad case of measles.

Stephanie Gardiner Health authorities are warning anyone who has been in Leichhardt's busy shopping district and library to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles.

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.

Balmain Leagues Club settles dispute with Rozelle Village

Payments: Former Tigers star Benny Elias.

Leesha McKenny The Balmain Leagues Club has settled its dispute with developer Rozelle Village, five months after its injunction to prevent any bid to place the club into receivership.

Parramatta Road redevelopment suddenly doubled

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James Robertson The state government appears to have quietly doubled its projections for the number of new houses that will line a major redevelopment of land around Parramatta Road. 

Circus monkey escapee prompts debate about exotic animals under the Big Top

Portrait of the monkey who escaped from the Lennon Brothers Circus in Castle Hill, Sydney.
24th July 2014
Photo: Janie Barrett

Tim Barlass It is a scene from a byegone era. A big top tent, lions walking along planks, a performing monkey (rhesus macaque) riding on a miniature horse and camels doing a turn.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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

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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.

Disabled woman allegedly raped by guest in western Sydney home

Anne Tarasov A disabled woman with mobility problems was brutally raped by a guest staying in her home, a court heard on Saturday.