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The Glebe Island bridge could provide a much needed pedestrian and cycle route between Annandale, Lilyfield, Rozelle, Balmain, Pyrmont, Ultimo and Sydney City, as does the Pyrmont bridge across Darling Harbour.

"Act No. 45, 1897. An Act to sanction the construction of a stone causeway, having a steel swing-pan in the centre, in substitution for the present bridge at Glebe Island. [10th December, 1897.]"...more

This was one of several bridges constructed to expand Sydney's Tram network in competition with steamers...more

The swing bridge is the second Glebe Island bridge, the first was constructed in 1857 to provide access to the Abbatoirs on Glebe Island was more

The Glebe Island bridge was closed to cars in 1995, when the 805 metre long concrete cable-stayed bridge ANZAC bridge was opened ...more

The Glebe Island Bridge was State Heritage Listed in November 2013...more

Glebe Society launches new Glebe Island Bridge Website...more

Keep Glebe Island [bridge] a BRIDGE NOT FAR callico bag by Merrick Fry
*Sculpture in Renato Mendoza's Hair Salon
*Comment on Draft Promotion and Marketing Strategy for the Leichhardt LGA
before 5 January 2015
more at: http://ramin.com.au/annandale/

Comment on proposed use of Annandale Neighbourhood Centre for after school care.
http://www.planningalerts.org.au/applications/475147

A Plan for Growing Sydney
http://www.strategy.planning.nsw.gov.au/sydney/the-plan/

"Our Road to Progress - NSW Railways"
http://ramin.com.au/blog/index.php?catid=21&blogid=1

Boxing Day Community Dance, Leichhardt Town Hall
5pm - 8:30pm 26 Dec, Entry is free, however a ticket is required and tickets will not be available at the door.
Free tickets are available from Yoppy by calling 0401 312 317 or 9797 6926 (AH) or yoppysdance@yahoo.com.au
More at:
http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=1451&DisplayType=C&m=0

NYE 2014 - Traffic Arrangements and Alcohol Free Zones
http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/New-Years-Eve/NYE-2014-Traffic-Arrangements-and-Alcohol-Free-Zones

Wishing everyone a safe and happy festive season.

Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
Telephone: 0414-869202
Ramin Communications Pty Ltd
http://www.ramin.com.au
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State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW

State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW

State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW

NSW Railways Posters from the 1930s courtesy of State Records NSW



This is a far cry from the Rally for Rail, Newcastle, December 2014

Christmas Precinct Meeting (all welcome) 7pm Tonight (1 December)
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre then North Annandale Hotel
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/precinct-meetings-2014.shtml

Hunter Baillie's Carols in the Garden
7pm Sunday 7 December 2014
cnr of Johnston and Collins Streets Annandale
BYO Rug/Chair, picnic & voice

GURTHA 14 Nov - 12 Dec 2014
http://www.annandalegalleries.com.au/exhibition-list.php?exhibitionID=465

Out of School Care proposed for Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
(Source: Leichhardt Municipal Council, reference D/2014/635)
http://www.planningalerts.org.au/applications/475147?utm_medium=email&utm_source=alerts

Annandale Heritage Festival 2015: Business As Usual
Deadline for inclusion in National Trust Magazine is 12 Dec
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/annandale-heritage-festival.shtml
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Marghanita da Cruz
Annandale on the Web
Telephone: 0414-869202
Ramin Communications Pty Ltd
http://www.ramin.com.au
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