Turramurra

Friends, colleagues pay tribute to cyclist killed in Turramurra

Megan Levy Friends of a cyclist who was killed in a crash on Sydney's upper north shore have paid tribute to the 45-year-old Optus manager, who was riding with a group of colleagues including the company's CEO...

Peak hour delays to trains on North Shore line

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Jacob Saulwick and Alexandra Back Rail commuters heading to multiple suburbs on Sydney's north shore are being advised to delay their trip, with services partially suspended between Chatswood and Gordon.

Sydney weather: rain and wind lash city as roads closed, 700 calls for emergency help

Wild weather: City-bound lanes were closed on the Anzac Bridge on Monday afternoon after a car overturned.

Alexandra Back and Megan Levy Heavy rain and strong winds lashed Sydney on Monday afternoon as the commute home began.

Sydney restaurants: Where we are happy to pay for fine dining

Guillaume in Paddington, which opens on Saturday.

Esther Han and Inga Ting Celebrated chef Guillaume Brahimi is set to open a new fine dining restaurant, as new figures show patrons of premium restaurants are spending more.

Sydney Trains 'refresh' 28 stations for $33 million

Jacob Saulwick Sydney Trains will embark on a pre-election blitz to spruce up another 28 train stations, including some that have only recently been the subject of multi-million dollar upgrades.

Sydney real estate: location trumps size as city values soar

Houses

Toby Johnstone A million dollars doesn’t cover a lot of ground if you are buying a house in Sydney.

Backyard bliss: a passion for home-grown produce

News. Steve and Lizi McGeorge with children  Helena,18,  Harvey,15, Bridget,12, in
their suburbia vineyard in Turrumurra.
Dogs are bunga and Jaffa. Chicken Noir and Shelly. They jokingly call it

Saffron Howden The McGeorge family jokingly calls its Sydney home "Cowan Estate".

Bondi bashing victim Michael McEwen's father tells of family's pain

McEwen

Emma Partridge It takes only one punch. One split-second act of aggression can shatter the lives of a father, a mother, brothers and sisters.

Couple charged after 80km police chase on M1

Police car with lights flasing.

Louise Hall An 18-year-old learner driver led police on an 80km chase reaching speeds of up to 170km/h.

Driving? There goes the weekend

Traffic

Jacob Saulwick, Esther Han For the past five years, Simon and Caroline Rigby have shuttled their four children to weekend sports games, music lessons and drama sessions all over Sydney from their Gordon home.

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More trucks grounded for defects after fireball

Truck crash in Mona Vale.

Nino Bucci Thirty-six fuel tankers owned by the same company involved in the Mona Vale tanker explosion that killed two people last week have been grounded in Victoria, after dangerous defects were discovered.

Clean swoop: graffiti-buster's secret weapon

Michael Barnett.

Kim Arlington Patrolling the quiet reaches of the upper north shore Michael Barnett fights an unseen enemy. He hits known haunts swiftly, repeatedly.

Cyclist killed in Sydney truck collision

Ambulance

A female cyclist has died in hospital after a collision with a truck in Sydney's inner west.

Number of cyclists killed on NSW roads doubles in two years

cyclist, bike

Megan Levy The number of cyclists killed in crashes on NSW roads has more than doubled in the past two years, prompting a renewed plea for better co-operation between cyclists and motorists.

North shore sex attacker faces more charges

Police tape

Nick Ralston, Lisa Davies They were vicious attacks that spread fear through Sydney's northern suburbs; two young girls approached in separate incidents who only just managed to escape the grasp of a stranger with a sinister...

Sydney weather: commuters face windy trip home

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Alexandra Back A severe weather warning is in place for the Sydney, Hunter and Illawarra areas, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning damaging winds could reach up to 90km/h this afternoon.

Conman baits some big fish, collecting $8.5m

Conman

Louise Hall A FORMER flight attendant who falsely claimed to be in business with James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch conned 16 investors out of up to $8.

Former air steward resigned to jail after $8.5m raid on wealthy

Dimitri de Angelis.

A FORMER Qantas flight attendant, who fleeced more than $8.5 million from high-profile and wealthy investors, admits he deserves to go to jail.

Elite schools spend $20 million a year on upgrades

Pymble Ladies' College development proposal. image shows - Proposed Aquatic and fitness centree. image supplied

Amy McNeilage Sydney's elite private schools are spending up to $20 million a year on capital works, data on the My School website shows.

Thousands spent on a dodgy kitchen

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photo: Jacky Ghossein

Saffron Howden Chloe Lenane was just weeks from arriving in the world when her unsuspecting mother hired ''nice as pie'' Stefan Mayer to install a new kitchen in their Turramurra home.