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Videos and vacuum cleaners pile up at free e-waste day

1 August 2015

Picture by DAMIAN SHAW.com
City residents are encouraged to recycle unwanted electrical appliances at the City of Sydney’s free e-waste collection event at Bay Street depot, Ultimo, today. The free and easy collections allow residents to do the right thing for the environment. “These free … Read more

Storytellers’ festival puts new Aboriginal works first

30 July 2015

Yellamundie Reading, Carriageworks, 2013
Sydneysiders will have an opportunity to see early works by some of the country’s best new theatre talent when Australia’s only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander playwriting festival is held next month. The Yellamundie National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander … Read more

Hotel Action Plan to support growing tourism market

29 July 2015

Tourists will have more hotels to choose from under a City of Sydney plan.
Major tourism groups have welcomed a City of Sydney action plan encouraging new and refurbished hotel developments, including a more diverse range of hotels to accommodate the growing number of visitors, particularly from Asia. Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), the Tourism … Read more

New school crossing improves safety for all

29 July 2015

LM Clover Moore and Ultimo student Phaedra Hamer safely cross Jones St
A new pedestrian crossing at an inner-city traffic ‘black spot’ has been hailed a potential life-saver by the parents of students from a nearby school. The City of Sydney installed crossing lights and changed traffic conditions to make it safer … Read more

Community green set for recreational makeover

29 July 2015

After - Quarry Green, Ultimo
Ultimo residents will soon enjoy more green open space, with Quarry Green set to undergo an extensive makeover, including new seating, bubblers and more trees and grassy areas. Green spaces in the park will be increased by 25 per cent … Read more

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Last updated: Sunday, 3 February 2013