Surry Hills

Woman allegedly assaulted Surry Hills restaurant owner after refusing to pay bill

Paul Bibby A woman allegedly scratched the neck, chest and arms of the owner of an up-market tapas restaurant after her friend refused to pay the $289 bill, and then assaulted the police officer who arrested...

Disqualified driver charged over Surry Hills taxi crash

The scene of a crash in Surry Hills on Saturday morning.

A man disqualified from driving until 2038 has allegedly led police on a pursuit through the city, before his Range Rover crashed into a taxi and left three people injured.

Cyclist trapped under garbage truck in Surry Hills

Cyclist trapped under a garbage truck in Surry Hills.

Megan Levy A cyclist was trapped underneath a garbage truck for 30 minutes following a collision in Surry Hills during Tuesday morning's peak hour.

Bashed unconcious in Surry Hills: man fights for his life


Megan Levy A man is fighting for his life after he was punched unconscious outside a fast food restaurant in Surry Hills, one of two bashings across Sydney that left their victims in hospital.

Woman snatched off Cleveland Street, Surry Hills in attempted sex assault

Louise Hall A woman screamed and managed to fight off a man accused of snatching her off Cleveland Street at Surry Hills at 8pm on Saturday night and attempting to sexually assault her.

New tram line: City of Sydney council wants extra stop in Surry Hills


Jacob Saulwick How far should Sydney residents have to walk to get to a stop on the city's new tram line?

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Special constable guilty of Surry Hills assault


Paul Bibby A special constable from Sydney has been found guilty of assaulting a man nearly half his size and intimidating another who then tried to arrest him.

Surry Hills siege ends after police storm building

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Ben Grubb and Ilya Gridneff A siege in Surry Hills appears to be over after a man was escorted from a block of units by police.

Man in custody after armed siege in Surry Hills


Ben Grubb, Ilya Gridneff A man is in police custody after a brief siege in Surry Hills during which heavily armed police entered a block of units.

Assault charge after Surry Hills siege

Surry Hills

Ben Grubb, Ilya Gridneff A man has been charged with assault following a siege in Surry Hills that ended when a shirtless man was escorted from a block of units by police and arrested.

George St takes city's dining crown off Surry Hills

George St

Ardyn Bernoth Where is Sydney's hottest, most happening eat street? If you thought Crown Street, Surry Hills, think again. The city's George Street takes the crown as Sydney's star culinary strip.

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Surry Hills cell death triggers inquiry

Sydney Police centre in Surry Hills.

Geesche Jacobsen AN INMATE, arrested for minor fraud and theft charges, has died in the cells at the Surry Hills police centre.

Lego Christmas tree lights up Pitt Street Mall in Sydney

Cranes put the pieces in place for Sydney's Lego Christmas tree.

Angharad Owens-Strauss In the lead-up to Sydney's festive season, a 10-metre-high Christmas tree made entirely of Lego pieces will be officially unveiled tonight in a magical music light show at Pitt Street Mall.

Self-parking cars: a vision of the future at Parking Australia presentation

Borrowed time: parking demand will decrease, says Morris Miselowski.

Michael Koziol The great Sydney tradition of searching for a place to park your car may soon come to an end, futurist Morris Miselowski will tell a Parking Australia business lunch on Thursday.

Apartment boom leads to spike in credit card theft

Be vigilant: Local police stations are advising apartment-dwellers to be on the lookout for thieves, better protect their mail and collect credit cards or other forms of identification in person.

Michael Koziol Sydney's apartment boom is leading to a rise in mail theft and identity fraud, police say, with organised crime syndicates targeting mailboxes at high-rise buildings.

Sydney light rail line costs blow out to $2.2 billion – $600 million more than budgeted

Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian

Jacob Saulwick A budget blow-out of $600 million – to $2.2 billion – for the light rail line from the city to the eastern suburbs has caused consternation.

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Church conversion linked to 'Eternity' scrawl wins architecture award

Church conversion: The Eternity theatre has a big back story.

Harvey Grennan The conversion of the church in which Arthur Stace was inspired to chalk the word ‘‘Eternity’’ on the city’s footpaths for 30 years into a new theatre has won a national...

Man charged over Sydney car chase and stabbing

Forensic police remove evidence from the car on Saturday.

A man has been charged following a stabbing and dramatic police pursuit across Sydney that ended outside the Surry Hills police station on Saturday morning.

Rockdale man found with head injuries during peak hour at Central Station

The man enters Central Station, before collapsing near platforms 18 and 19.

Esther Han Police are appealing to the public for help about a man discovered unconscious with head injuries at Central Station last Friday morning.

Doctors, addicts ignore life-saving drug

Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Duncan is in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, seen here on Saturday.

Harriet Alexander It's cheap, safe, non-addictive and saves lives, so why has the overdose reversal drug Naloxone been overlooked by the medical establishment?