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Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Environment

‘Tis the season to be writing your Christmas list, checking it twice and figuring out who’s been naughty or nice. Before you hit the shops this year, take a minute to think about the impact your gifting has on the planet.

Published 27 November 2019

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

Arts & Culture

An authentic piece of the Berlin Wall hiding away in a storehouse in Blacktown, Sydney for over a decade, has been unveiled and is now on permanent public display at the Goethe-Institut in Woollahra.

Published 25 November 2019

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Environment

Mayor of Woollahra Councillor Susan Wynne was delighted to recognise local gardens and passionate ‘green thumbs’ that connect members of the community who share a love of gardening.

Published 12 November 2019

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Garage Sale Trail returns 19 and 20 October

Community

Be a part of Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail on Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October by hosting a sale or shopping the trail.

Published 5 November 2019

Garage Sale Trail returns 19 and 20 October

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Environment

Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!

Published 4 November 2019

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

The Big Anxiety Festival

Community

Woollahra Council are proudly supporting The Big Anxiety Festival with a series of events at Woollahra Libraries.

Published 3 November 2019

The Big Anxiety Festival

Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize winners announced

Environment

The winning entries in this year’s Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize have been unveiled at a special presentation ceremony at Woollahra Council Chambers.

Published 31 October 2019

Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize winners announced

Double Bay War Memorial garden upgrade

Planning & Building

We have recently completed an upgrade of the Double Bay War Memorial garden. Stop by and pay your respects this Remembrance Day.

Published 30 October 2019

Double Bay War Memorial garden upgrade

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

Environment

It seems like everyone is Marie Kondo-ing these days; but what should you do with your items once they cease to spark joy? To celebrate National Recycling Week (11-17 November) we share some ways you can give your unwanted goods a second lease on life.

Published 30 October 2019

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

Fashion Your Home

Community

Paddington has long been the go-to place to shop for designer fashion and style. But did you know that it’s now the hottest place to shop for furniture and homewares?

Published 21 October 2019

Fashion Your Home