February 2014 archive

CBD and South East Light Rail: Tense meeting expected between Transport Minister and Randwick City Councillors this Friday: February 27 2014

The proposed High Cross Park light rail and bus interchange will be a point of major disagreement when Randwick City Councillors visit the NSW Transport Minister tomorrow. Greens Councillor Murray Matson stated today that he did not accept that the Minister could not feasibly move the interchange westward into nearby High Street to save the …

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Council To Debate Whether Dependence on Randwick to Debate Whether the Riot Squads is an Effective Alcohol Management Strategy for Coogee Beach

At the next Randwick Council meeting Liberal Councillors will try to overturn a 24 hour alcohol ban that would bring Coogee Beach into line with a similar ban at nearby Bondi. “The situation was managed quite effectively” (Randwick Liberal Mayor Scott Nash on 2UE, 12 February) “The police had to call in the riot squad” …

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Great Barrier Reef dumping: Sydney Town Hall Rally 1pm this Saturday (8th February 2014)

Who would have thought an Australian Primer Minister could be so complacent about the need to preserve one of Australia’s iconic areas, the Great Barrier Reef? Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/577411032344703 20

Randwick Green Councillor celebrates end of long wait for Coogee Community Garden – February 3rd 2014

Four years of planning are over and planting has started on the Coogee Community Garden site after volunteers constructed raised corrugated iron planter beds on Sunday Long term supporter Greens Councillor Murray Matson initiated Randwick City Council’s part funding of the project via a Councillor’s motion last year. He attended the planting on the weekend …

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