Marrickville

Man hit by train in Marrickville, loses leg

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Megan Levy A man has suffered horrific leg injuries after being struck by a train at Marrickville railway station.

Man with sword charged over Marrickville fight

A man who armed himself with a sword during an argument at a unit block in Sydney's inner west has been charged after another man was assaulted.

Marrickville puts trees before concrete

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James Robertson Marrickville Council last night abandoned a controversial proposal to give concrete priority over trees when repairing council footpaths.

Marrickville Council's move to boycott Israel sinks in stormy sea of debate

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Josephine Tovey MARRICKVILLE Council's controversial push for a boycott of Israel was quashed at a tempestuous, crowded meeting last night.

Marrickville boycott of Israel expected to collapse

Photograph shows Mayor of Marrickville and Greens MP, Fiona Byrne.

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...

Battle for Marrickville down to the wire

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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..

Social justice at local scale takes courage, Tutu tells Marrickville mayor

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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...

Marrickville blocks mall developer

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.

Greens reject Hale for Marrickville

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.

New Badgerys Creek airport will offer little noise relief for those near Sydney Airport

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Jacob Saulwick A new airport at Badgerys Creek will not provide relief to residents enduring the aircraft noise from Sydney Airport.

Chef Bill Granger joins fight to turn city green

Rachel Browne Sydney's nature strips and neglected open spaces all have the potential to become productive community gardens, says restaurateur Bill Granger who believes councils could do more to support the...

Oxford Street out of fashion with shoppers

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Daisy Dumas Oxford Street landlords are receiving 30 per cent of the rental prices today that they commanded in 2008, while 89 shops on the street are vacant, for lease or closing.

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Penny Sharpe to make lower house bid in Newtown

Kirsty Needham NSW Labor MP Penny Sharpe has won preselection for the seat of Newtown for the 2015 State election.

Heritage impact ignored in proposed sale of historic houses in The Rocks area, says National Trust

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Nicole Hasham The O'Farrell government must halt the sale of 200 historic homes at Millers Point, because it failed to properly assess the potential heritage damage or seek appropriate advice, the National Trust...

Nathan Rees to quit politics

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Sean Nicholls Former NSW premier Nathan Rees is set to announce his departure from politics.

Rain fails to dampen Barry O'Farrell's launch of tram extension to Dulwich Hill

The first day of the Light Rail extension from Lilyfield to Dulwich Hill.
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Jacob Saulwick It was raining on the day 13 years, seven months and two weeks ago that Bob Carr opened the previous extension of Sydney's tram line - to Lilyfield.

'Snouts in trough' or friendly gesture? Sister city program under fire

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Leesha McKenny What started half a century ago as a gesture of peace in a world torn apart by war - the bond of being sister cities across the globe - has become the source of blazing rows in local government.

Man shot dead in Petersham street

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Megan Levy A witness heard five loud bangs she believed were gunshots before finding a man dying in a pool of blood on a footpath in Sydney's inner west.

Jessica Silva pleads not guilty to murdering ex-partner James Polkinghorne

scene where a man was stabbed and died in Marrickville

Louise Hall A young woman who killed her former partner during a domestic dispute on Mother's Day 2012 has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Skateboard boy's father charged with dangerous driving

Rachel Olding A father who allegedly towed his skateboarding son down an inner west street has been charged over the disastrous incident that left the boy in a coma.