The Best of Liguria

April 2, 2018 News

Sugar Dock residents Antonio and Simone Zambarelli long dreamed of opening a restaurant where food from Antonio’s birthplace, the northern Italian region of Liguria, would be served. They realised this dream late in 2016 when they opened ReccoLab, in Rozelle. Terry Durack, well known food writer, visited the restaurant late in 2017 and wrote a…

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March 6, 2018 News

The Community Association Executive Committee heard the stories of residents requesting easier access to the Glasshouse pool, and has decided to install steps into the Play Priority area as soon as possible. This will enable many more residents to use the pool, for enjoyment as well as exercise.

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What is happening at 21 Harris Street?

February 13, 2018 News

The site is being developed by the Milligan Group, who are keen to connect with our community, and enliven this end of Harris Street. Their aim is to create a workplace with the creative feel of a contemporary warehouse. Large flexible floorplates with exposed structure, mixed mode ventilation and high ceilings are organised around an…

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Glebe Island Multi-User Facility

February 10, 2018 News

The Port Authority contracted a company to deliver this notice throughout JL. Apparently they didn't get to Sugar Dock and Silk. I have told them this, and I expect they will follow it up. There are 2 more information sessions at the Pyrmont Community Centre: Monday 12 February 6-8pm and Wednesday 14 February 11am-1pm. The…

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February 1, 2018 News

 The Glasshouse pool belongs to the whole community. Many residents find access difficult, and have asked for steps to be installed. These have been added to the pools in evolve* and Regatta Wharf, and are greatly appreciated. The CA is considering replacing the ladder nearest the front door with a set of steps. This location…

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The government will prepare a framework for regulating short term letting. Alex Greenwich  MP has created a petition to lodge in Parliament calling for strata communities to be managed democratically and not have holiday lets forced upon them. 10,000 signatures will initiate a debate with both major parties likely to speak. You can collect copies…

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Bank Street Commercial Wharf

December 8, 2017 News

Urban Growth has responded to all the community's concerns (over 200 submissions with one in support of the proposal) with over 400 pages of documentation, and some changes to the application. The community's concerns are still largely unmet, and we are given until next Friday 15 December to make further submissions. If you are concerned…

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Christmas in Pyrmont

December 5, 2017 News

Christmas in Pyrmont has settled into a successful ritual.  Santa and Mrs Claus cheer up children who also hear the Christmas Story, play games, make cards and decorations, and inspect (fairly) wild animals.  Several thousand people stroll through the stalls, buy presents, snack on delicious food and delight in the music.  St John’s Ambulance, the…

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Dinner & Accommodation at The Star – Beverly Blanch  Lunch for 4 with Alex Greenwich at Parliament House – June Cavanagh  12 months’ family membership of Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre – Louise Shand  6 months Rise Group Exercise Classes – Kwai Yung  Bridgeclimb for 2 – Manuela Epstein  Trip for 2 on James Craig –…

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Do you want AirBnB in your building?

October 13, 2017 News

The vexed issue of short-term holiday letting (STHL) must soon be resolved.  The State Government is trying to formulate a policy, instead of leaving it to ad hoc decisions. To that end it has released Options Paper for Short Term holiday letting in NSW, a review which invites feedback.  The representatives of many stratas have expressed their anxiety…

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