Leesha McKenny The corruption watchdog did not have enough evidence to make adverse findings against former Ryde mayor Ivan Petch, the NSW Supreme Court has heard.
Leesha McKenny It is billed as a chance for the Ryde community to rally behind its corrupt former mayor as Ivan Petch readies to take on the might of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Megan Levy Motorists have been warned to expect major delays on Victoria Road in Ryde during Monday morning's commute after a water main burst, closing all city-bound lanes.
Leesha McKenny The fate of Ryde's former mayor Ivan Petch still hangs in the balance, after the state government revealed it had yet to decide whether to dismiss the councillor almost two months after he was found...
Leesha McKenny Ryde’s former mayor Ivan Petch is launching a Supreme Court bid to have the corruption watchdog’s findings against him ‘‘thrown out’’.
Leesha McKenny A Sydney councillor and former Liberal state MP who leaked confidential information to aid his developer mates and to smear his rivals has been found to be corrupt by the Independent Commission...
Louise Hall DNA evidence has helped convict a career criminal over the 1998 sexual assault of a woman in her West Ryde apartment.
James Robertson A Sydney mayor is facing a ban on speaking directly to his staff after he was found to have used ''inappropriate and offensive'' language towards them.
James Robertson Tears and recriminations flowed as a Sydney council voted to ban its mayor from speaking to his staff.
Kate McClymont Controversial Ryde Mayor Ivan Petch will be the subject of a public inquiry by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Kate McClymont, Leesha McKenny Controversial Ryde mayor Ivan Petch will be the subject of a public inquiry by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Leesha McKenny Ryde's controversial mayor will miss the start of his corruption hearing next month to take a ''quasi-official'' trip to Britain and Italy.
Leesha McKenny Even at the little end of town, they like to talk big.
Sean Nicholls A company owned by Liberal Party identity Joe Tannous lobbied the state government on behalf of Sydney property developer John Goubran, who is caught up in an Independent Commission Against...
Leesha McKenny The state government is facing calls to intervene in the City of Ryde council as it loses another general manager.
Leesha McKenny Ryde City Council's new mayor has been chosen out of a box after two Labor councillors boycotted the vote, resulting in a deadlock.
Kate Benson The head of the state's biggest injury rehabilitation centre has accused the Health Department of trying to destroy it by slashing funding and playing political games at the cost of patient welfare.
Louise Hall A teenager who committed a "despicable and cowardly" attack on Sydney man Michael McEwan has been sentenced to a minimum of four years and nine months in jail.
Anne Davies and James Robertson The state government's ambitious plans to reduce the number of councils in NSW are meeting strong headwinds from local mayors, with most of the 41 councils in Sydney rejecting the overtures.
James Robertson Are Sydney's schools, transport and jobs market equipped to deal with residential growth that will come with a surge in home building approvals?