Chatswood residents reject seniors’ luxury living
A group of Chatswood residents are opposing a proposal for seven, self-contained seniors’ living dwellings near Chatswood Golf Club, calling the development ‘extremely incongruent’ with the local area.
‘Beyond belief’: More seniors’ living proposed for Newport
Residents have rejected a proposal to build six seniors’ living units on a residential street in Newport, citing concerns for the impact on amenity, privacy, traffic, and the local environment.
Gladys boarding house back
The four-year saga regarding plans to build a boarding house near the new Northern Beaches Hospital continues, with the developer lodging an appeal in the Land and Environment Court.
‘It’s unaceptable’: Avalon locals reject seniors’ development plans
Avalon Beach locals have opposed plans for the development of seniors’ living apartments on residential Bellevue Avenue, over concerns of impacts to the environment and amenity.
‘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.

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