Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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Volunteers’ News – November 2023

November last year the Uluru Statement from the Heart won the Sydney Peace Prize. After the failure of the Yes referendum campaign, the Statement...

Garden invites community to grow into belonging

WATERLOO: The garden at South Sydney Uniting Church is flourishing and community members are invited to be part of it.

Volunteers’ News – October 2023

Firstly, on behalf of all our wonderful volunteers I’d...

Volunteers’ News – September 2023

By the time this goes to print, spring will...

Change makers honoured at Volunteer Awards

Local volunteers were honoured at Alexandria Town Hall on...

Big heart at Le Petit Tarte

GLEBE: Fan (pronounced “fun”) Zheng is a much-loved café...

Volunteers’ News – August 2023

NAIDOC Week, FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Computer classes at Redfern Community Centre ... and so much more!

Mo-tivational baker, coffeemaker

REDFERN: Baffi and Mo Espresso on Redfern Street was...

Scattering ceremony farewells the ‘Queen of Glebe’

On Sunday June 18, the ashes of Sarah Murdoch...

Volunteers’ News – July 2023

There's plenty to enjoy throughout July – so rug up and make the most of it!

Redfern local Fiona Kelly McGregor author of ‘Iris’ shortlisted for Miles Franklin Award

Redfern local Fiona Kelly McGregor’s latest novel Iris –...

Workshopping community

WATERLOO: David Young has volunteered with the Waterloo Recycling...

Volunteers’ News – June 2023

It’s June already ... and Sydney is jam-packed with...

Community, food and service

REDFERN: Cafe Dreaming, established in 2022, is a First...

Volunteers’ News – May 2023

Welcome to autumn and it’s probably time to get...

Swifties in a spin

Established in 2007, Record Store Day (RSD) is an...

Alexandria Sunday Fun Day was fabulous

Alexandria Sunday Fun Day on April 30 offered activities...

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Subscribing to the South Sydney Herald means you never miss an issue, support one of the only local papers still in print in NSW, and ensure people for whom internet access is difficult stay informed.

Vale Ashley Montabello (1990-2023)

Ashley Anne-Maree Montabello was a kind person. Whenever we...

Volunteers’ News – April 2023

Can autumn really be here? After the sweltering heat...

Volunteers’ News – March 2023

The talents of our volunteers never cease to amaze me!

Pop into Gleebooks’ pop-up shop at the old Glebe Post Office

It’s as Glebe as Galluzzo’s fruit and veg, so...

Eden Community Garden – get involved!

WATERLOO: The Eden Community Garden workers continue to make...

Volunteers’ News – February 2023

Hello and welcome to another year of the South Sydney Herald. We are in our 22nd year of publication!

Vets bring hope with free pop-up clinic for pets of rough sleepers

In late December 2022, Mission Australia and Southern Cross...

Volunteers’ News – December 2022

It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is upon us. The time seems to have passed so quickly.

Edward Street Festival channels community spirit

On Sunday November 20, The Settlement celebrated its 130th...

Local teacher and Elder recognised at Aboriginal education awards

A local teacher and an Aboriginal Elder have been...

Newtown High students awarded smartphone film fest firsts SSH

Asia Dunstone and Elodie Kliendienst from Newtown High School...

SSH cartoonist chosen for Absolutely Queer exhibition – Sydney Worldpride 2023

We’re so proud that South Sydney Herald’s cartoonist Norrie has been...

Volunteers’ News – November 2022

Christmas cakes, a peace lecture, rebates for older people ... take a look!

Savouring sun and song at the SSH picnic

A dazzlingly sunny day greeted volunteers and supporters of...

Volunteers’ News – October 2022

This month you will note that my thoughts and writing have turned to art, and especially the heritage-listed National Art School in Darlinghurst.

Volunteers’ News – September 2022

There's a lot happening ... take a look! Especially note: We're having an SSH Volunteers and Supporters Picnic – October 15, Redfern Park, 12-2pm – all volunteers and supporters are welcome.

Local love story broaches Indigenous issues – an interview with Yvonne Weldon

“I was resigned to the fact that it might...

Saving soles for over 60 years

Roger’s Shoe Repairs in Redfern has been saving soles for over 60 years. “Go to Roger’s!” one repeat customer urges. “He can fix just about anything – soles, toes, heels, straps, elastic gussets – fixing a favourite pair of shoes is so much better than buying new ones.”

Dementia doco puts its maker to the test

Redfern-based filmmaker Renée Brack's new feature documentary Ticketyboo explores dementia from a very personal perspective: her father died from Alzheimer’s disease. The film received a standing ovation at July 30 premiere at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival.

Chippendale cellist wins major instrumental scholarship

Chippendale cellist, Heesoo Kim, has taken out the top...

New era for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School

On July 29, Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC)...

Dedicated to the care of cats

Dr Michaela Avery opened the Inner West Cat Hospital in Newtown in September 2021 – a labour of love that’s been well worth it.

Volunteers’ News – August 2022

Dear readers, it is great to have a bit...

‘Making music with my brothers’

Willy J, Olz and the Chaza are three rappers...

Mickey’s Fruit & Veg – growing a business

Mickey’s Wholesale Fruit & Veg in Redfern, is a healthy eating hub and supplier of fresh produce to dozens of local cafés and restaurants – from Redfern to Bondi, Marrickville and Circular Quay. Hard-working owner Michael Cuomo took time to answer a few questions.

Spoil your pooch in splendour at the Tudor Hotel

The Tudor Hotel in Redfern is hosting a lively...

Chippendale cellist chosen as scholarship finalist

Heesoo Kim from Chippendale is one of five finalists...

Home – a Waterloo South tenant responds to LAHC plans

When I go for a walk around my neighbourhood in the south part of Waterloo public housing estate, I see blue sky and green trees and grass and bushes. If plans for towering density come to pass, the streets will be too windy for old folk to stroll around, and sunlight will be rare.

Volunteers’ News – July 2022

Congratulations John Lanzky SSH volunteer John Lanzky has been recognised...

Lecture honours Labor titan Trevor Davies

On June 14, 107 Projects was buzzing with members of Young Labor who had, with a couple of local branches of the Party, organised a lecture in honour of Trevor Davies’ contribution to the Australian Labor Party. The lecture will be an annual event

Vale Margaret Vazey (January 18, 1939 – June 10, 2022)

Growing up in beautiful New Zealand, Margaret was enchanted...

Fleur loves flamenco

Erskineville resident, Fleur Denny, both performed in and made costumes for the Sydney Flamenco Studio production of Azul on May 14 at the NiDA playhouse in Kensington.

Volunteers’ News – June 2022

Refugee Week, NAIDOC week, Vivid Sydney and the 69th Sydney Film Festival are just some of significant activities to get involved in and enjoy this winter ...

Coffee, cakes and more at the people’s café

GLEBE: There’s a warm welcome for everyone at Le...