James Robertson Marrickville Council last night abandoned a controversial proposal to give concrete priority over trees when repairing council footpaths.
Josephine Tovey THE Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu has penned a letter of praise to Marrickville Council over its support for a boycott of Israel, almost two months after the policy was abandoned amid an angry...
Josephine Tovey MARRICKVILLE Council's controversial push for a boycott of Israel was quashed at a tempestuous, crowded meeting last night.
Josephine Tovey MARRICKVILLE Council's push for a boycott of Israel is likely to be quashed at a meeting tonight despite an attempt by the mayor, Fiona Byrne, to soften the move by calling for an in-principle...
Josephine Tovey In a seat it has held for 101 years, Labor will fight a beachhead battle today, with Deputy Premier Carmel Tebbutt under extreme threat from the Greens..
Kelsey Munro URBAN AFFAIRS OPPOSITION to an expansion of the Marrickville Metro mall is growing after the council moved to block the developer's plans to buy an adjacent road.
Sean Nicholls THE NSW upper house MP, Sylvia Hale, has failed in her bid to contest the seat of Marrickville for the Greens after the deputy mayor of Marrickville, Fiona Byrne, beat her in a preselection ballot.
Jacob Saulwick, Nicole Hasham Sydney's biggest train timetable change in almost a decade will include an extra 700 services a week - but some commuters will miss out when trains skip certain stations.
Matt Wade It was once known for wharves, shipyards and stores. But the neighbourhood of Pyrmont-Ultimo has a new distinction: it is Australia's most densely populated suburb.
Cosima Marriner Hundreds of Sydney families could be forced to find alternative childcare with up to a dozen centres at risk of closing as landlords seek to capitalise on valuable property.
Jo Casamento, Paul Bibby The mysteries surrounding the death of hotels matriarch Eve Schwartz have transfixed Sydney this month.
Esther Han One in 10 restaurants and cafes across NSW have been fined for food safety breaches, from preparing meals in filthy kitchens to failing to control bug infestations.
Anne Davies If ever there was proof that Australians are a nation of procrastinators, particularly when the principle of ''not in my backyard'' is involved, it is the selection of the site for a second Sydney...
Matt Wade Blue-collar strongholds in Sydney's west have shrunk dramatically over the past decade and some close to the central business district have vanished altogether as the city's employment profile...
Lisa Davies, Ilya Gridneff In October last year, a 26-year-old man was one of four accused armed robbers to be acquitted over a string of crimes that allegedly netted him $1.2 million.
Rachel Olding, Nick Ralston The remote north-western NSW town of Bourke has topped the state in six of the eight major crime categories in the past 12 months, prompting a call for a ''full-hearted attack'' to fix drug and...
Ilya Gridneff Parts of Sydney's inner west were plunged into darkness tonight after a power blackout struck about 7pm.
Damien Murphy THE Greens' surging popularity has come to an abrupt halt after the party's vote collapsed at Saturday's council elections.
Jacob Saulwick A MOTORWAY carving through 15 suburbs from Tempe to the Sutherland Shire will be back on the agenda for the state's next transport plan.
The Greens will field a record number of candidates at next weekend's NSW council elections as they seek to capitalise on their federal success and extend the party's support base to Sydney's outer...