‘Missing middle’ Council’s focus
Several Northern Beaches suburbs have been earmarked as strategic centres for growth, as Council plans for future housing demand.
Quadrangle conundrum: Locals torn over redevelopment plans
Willoughby City councillors and the Castlecrag community remain divided over a $70 million redevelopment plan for the Quadrangle shopping centre.
Fight for Warriewood farmhouse
A proposal to subdivide land in Warriewood to accommodate 81 dwellings has been met with opposition from locals, after it was revealed the plans include the demolition of a 1920s farmhouse.
‘Unethical and duplicitous’: North Sydney slams 2036 plan height limits
North Sydney Council has taken up the fight against the State Government, opposing increased height limits along the Pacific Highway set out in the final St Leonards/Crows Nest 2036 plan.
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.

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