Gladesville Main Street Committee will meet on Friday February 19 to consider parking metres in Gladesville.

The paid parking could include the Glades Village Shopping Centre car park and the Signal Hill car park, with the first three hours free.

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NSW Department of Planning has approved Hunters Hill Council’s proposal to Heritage List the cottage at 10 Cowell Street in Gladesville.

The heritage listing follows resident’s concerns the historic cottage could be demolished under future plans to redevelop the neighbouring Glades Village Shopping Centre.

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Ten children’s playgrounds in the Hunters Hill municipality are to be upgraded and their bark chip soft fall is to be replaced by rubber soft fall.

The work is to be funded through a $30,000 NSW Government Grant and priority will be given to Harry Shelley Memorial Reserve, Boronia Park South Playground and Buffalo Creek Reserve.

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A new car park to serve Huntley’s Point Wharf will be funded by Transport NSW.

The new car park will be located beside the wharf on Huntley’s Point Road and Council staff have recommended approval for a $148, 284 tender from TGB and Sons.

Gladesville residents want more local parks and their suburb’s traditional European vista preserved, a survey submitted to Hunters Hill Council on Monday night states.

The key findings of the Place Partners survey of 770 residents found that 330 residents expressed significant concern about any future loss of Gladesville’s low scale, village character.

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A Justice of the Peace service is to become available at libraries jointly operated by Hunters Hill and Ryde.

As well as the continued operation of the popular Storytime and Rhymetime services, the libraries will offer new school holiday programs.