EPA seeking information after deliberate bird baiting

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is appealing for information about the apparent poisoning of a large number of birds at a suburban Sydney park. The EPA received reports of 24 and possibly more deceased and sick birds at Hampden Road Reserve, Lakemba, with 10 found in a single day on Saturday 29 August.  The […]

NSW School kids are helping the planet this Fruit & Veg Month

The health of kids (and adults!) is closely tied to the health of our planet. So, for Fruit & Veg Month 2020, NSW primary school students will journey into “Planet Fruit &Veg” and explore the world of fruit and vegetables through the lens of sustainability. Fruit & Veg Month is a free health promotion event for NSW primary schools that […]

Taxi driver allegedly caught drink-driving at Coffs Harbour

A taxi driver has been charged with mid-range drink-driving after being stopped by police at Coffs Harbour over the weekend. Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Traffic and Highway Patrol were conducting patrols of the Coffs Harbour area when they stopped a taxi on Long Street about 6.20pm on Saturday (29 August 2020). The driver – a […]

Sweet gesture to commemorate Rosebery’s history

In a nod to the suburb famed for its confectionary making, the City of Sydney is proposing to name two areas in Rosebery after of some of Australia’s most-loved lollies. Under the proposal, a new park and a green link located in Sweetacres – the site of the former James Stedman-Henderson Sweets factory – will […]