‘Absolutely absurd’: Developers fund Chatswood CBD plan studies
Fierce debate erupted among Willoughby councillors last week over revelations developers paid for studies that informed Chatswood’s 16-year urban design and growth strategy.
Council appeal to State to prevent local land clearing
A community campaign to save bushland in Beacon Hill and Cromer from development could prove successful, after Council agreed to appeal to the State Government to purchase the land.
Boom in boomers living
Growth in senior’s housing continues across the Peninsula, with two new multi-million-dollar developments on the cards.
Residential ‘mega-block’ a step closer
Willoughby City Council has lent its support to a controversial proposal to build up to 255 residential units on a site adjacent to the former Channel 9 headquarters, despite initially objecting to the plans.
Manly boarding house denounced
A proposal to knock down and rebuild a 12-room boarding house on Stuart Street in Manly has been met with outrage from residents, with some questioning the motives for redevelopment.
Prehistoric fish under threat
A proposal to construct seniors living apartments along the north eastern edge of Manly Dam has attracted extensive community backlash over potential environmental impacts.
Dust settles on Mona Vale Road upgrades
The construction company performing the Mona Vale East Upgrade have been issued an improvement notice by SafeWork NSW, following claims of silica dust pollution.
‘Our quality of life will be diminished’
An aged care provider has plans to nearly double the capacity of its Mona Vale home, sparking concerns of overdevelopment among locals.
Push for MLC heritage status
A fiery debate has ensued at North Sydney Council over a motion to push for the MLC Building to be listed on the State Heritage Register.
Minister censured over Western Habour Tunnel and Beaches Link documents
The most senior minister in the NSW upper house has been censured over his failure to release key documents relating to the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link projects.

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