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Woollahra Council

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Recycle It Saturday

Recycle It Saturday makes it easy for Sydney, Woollahra and Waverly Council residents to recycle tricky household items. Drive and drop off clothes in great condition, old electronics, small metal items, bicycles, polystyrene, x-ray scans and more. Quarterly, free. Recycle It Saturday is a partnership between City of Sydney, Waverley Council and Woollahra Municipal Council. The council  can only accept items from residents who live in these local council areas. Bring identification with proof of your address. You may be asked for this before we can accept your items. Prepare and separate your items using old cardboard boxes Before you…

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Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds

Five of Woollahra’s most splendid Significant Trees

Woollahra is home to some of Sydney’s most wonderful trees. The area’s rich heritage of private and publicly owned trees provide much of the beauty, character and history that makes the Woollahra local area such a desirable place to live. Some of the oldest and most unique trees are listed in the Woollahra councils Significant Tree Register (STR), to help them manage and protect them for future generations. Here are five stunning trees throughout the Woollahra council  local area that are recorded on the Significant Tree Register. Paddington Street (between Elizabeth Street and Jersey Road), Paddington Paddington Street is an…

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Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

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! Here we share our local area’s top 5 jacarandas in the Woollahra Council area. 1. Oxford Street, corner of Glenmore Road The northern edge of Victoria Barracks is adorned by a row of stunning jacarandas. 2. Five Ways, Paddington Grab a table at one of Five Way’s famous cafes and soak in the purple splendour from all angles. 3….

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