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Blog: July 2012 Archives

70 George Street

Malcolm Gillis and Don Ferguson

Posted by Stan Kennedy

70 George Street.JPGA home that was formerly one of Sydney's finest, is about to be demolished.

70 George Street has fallen into such disrepair, it's been condemned.

Malcolm Gillis is Manager of Development with the CBRM, and Don Ferguson is the Chair of Resi-Care Cape Breton.

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Take Back The Night

Helen Morrison, Wanda Erhart & Lynda Ceresne

Posted by Robert Doublett

It wasn't that many years ago that violence against women was a women's issue.  

However,  if the community interest and support that seems to be shaping up around the Take Back The Night March this weekend in Sydney is any indication, interest in fighting this social problem is now seen as a community issue that knows no gender, no age, no socioeconomic group.
We spoke with three organizers about why the issue is attracting public interest again
we spoke with Helen Morrison from the Transition House, Wanda Erhart from Every Women's Centre and Lynda Ceresne who is a local psychologist.

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2012 Wine Spectator Award

Chef Alexander Herbert

Posted by Robert Doublett

The Keltic Lodge, just over a year ago changed the menu at the Purple Thistle Dining Room, they changed it back to fine dining.

This turnaround has earned the restaurant the 2012 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. This is a global competition.

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