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Gelato business has it licked

Customers are lining up outside the glass-front doors of a Redfern gelateria for mouth-watering treats, thanks in part to a City of Sydney business improvement grant.

Free books are the word on the street

Free street libraries springing up on front yard fences, garden verges, parks and schools are delighting Sydneysider’s who want to borrow or share books.

Kids have designs on making a big NYE bang!

A Design Your Own Firework competition will put one lucky child centre stage at the world’s most spectacular fireworks display, when they see their very own fireworks design light up Sydney Harbour on New Year’s Eve.

Athlete chases her dream of Paralympic gold

An athletics champion defending her world records at next month’s Rio Paralympics is aiming to go even further by winning Paralympic gold.

Love is in the air at Sydney Rides Festival

Chocoholics and singles can look forward to three weeks of finding “true love” when the sixth Sydney Rides Festival rolls into town in October.

More room for Sydney’s small bar scene

The City of Sydney has called on the NSW Government to increase Small Bar licence capacity limits from 60 to 120 patrons and remove restrictions on trading hours for small bars in liquor freeze areas.

Communities turn the zodiac into a performance

The City of Sydney is inviting community groups and performers that celebrate the Lunar New Year to take part in the Lunar Lanterns exhibition for the 2017 Sydney Chinese New Year Festival.

New plaza to mark former convict’s military career

A new open space linking Barangaroo and Wynyard Station could soon be named Napoleon Plaza in recognition of a convict transported for stealing two watches.

Parkside early learning centre a boost for families

Sydney families will have access to much-needed early learning and care places in a purpose-built centre on the edge of harbourside parkland in Annandale.

The world of science in Aboriginal culture

From physics and robotics experiments to learning about bush medicine, kids can this month explore how science is used by the world’s oldest living culture at a free family fun day in Redfern.

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Media contacts

To ask a question, report a problem, or provide feedback to the City of Sydney 24/7, call:
02 9265 9333

For media inquiries and interviews, contact the City’s media team on:
02 9246 7292 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

For interviews or comments from the Lord Mayor, contact:
02 8974 4165 or email lordmayormedia@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Notifications and opportunities
If you’re a journalist and would like to receive our media releases and alerts, please email your name, title and contact details to mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au with the words ‘Subscribe to news list’ in the subject field.

Journalism students
The City of Sydney receives a large number of requests from journalism students seeking assistance with assignments. In an effort to assist students and ensure there is readily available information on the City’s projects and programs, every effort is made to ensure City of Sydney News and the City’s corporate website are up-to-date with news and announcements. Please note, however, that due to extremely busy workloads City staff are not available to undertake media interviews for student projects.

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