We've now reached that stage of the coronavirus pandemic where face masks have become mandatory in a variety of settings in Greater Sydney. I've put together this list of businesses that are making face masks right here in our Inner West, so you can protect yourself and support our local artists and makers.
Note: Many of these businesses are small, and availability may be subject to change. Check with suppliers when you order.Read more
We can still support our favourite local restaurants, pubs and cafés during COVID-19. Lots of great local businesses are offering delivery or take-away options to keep staff employed and stay open. Here's a list of those in the Damun (Stanmore) ward that are doing exactly that, and please do email me to add your faves. I'll also include links to nearby areas as I find them too.Read more
On New Year's Eve 2017, I took a look back at the year that was in the Inner West. Topics covered include the election campaign and the Labor/Liberal (Laboral?) mayoralty power-sharing deal, WestConnex, Sydney Metro, planning proposals, and the work I'm doing with you to make sure our Inner West remains the best place in Sydney to live, work and play.Read more
A number of Stanmore residents have been asking me lately what could be done to help revitalise their village centre. I agree that this would be a wonderful initiative for Inner West Council, so I've started consulting with urban planners and local businesses to see what could be done. Here are some initial thoughts - please let me know what you think.Read more