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Ticket prices to rise for Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Ticket prices to rise for Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

June 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Ticket prices for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) are set to increase by $10 to $50 by 2029, as operating costs continue to rise for the popular event in Carlton.

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Lygon St set for footpath revamp but traders want the whole strip completed

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A long-standing battle to have safer and more attractive footpaths along Carlton’s iconic Lygon St will see a portion of renewal works undertaken, but traders say they want certainty the whole street will be revamped.

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Police investigate as heritage terrace in East Melbourne goes up in flames

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Police are investigating a fire which broke out at an unoccupied building in East Melbourne on May 1.

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Poppyshop: Childhood memories across generations in Carlton

May 28th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

Poppyshop, a toy store on Lygon St, will celebrate its 60th birthday next year.

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Anthony Capon: 16 years with Et Al

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

East Melbourne resident and creative director behind fashion brand Et Al, Anthony Capon reflects on his remarkable journey with the store that spans 16 years; from chance encounters to the opening of a new store location.

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The Carlton Directory: a guide to everything postcode 3053

May 28th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

In partnership with local business association, Carlton Inc., Hyperlocal News (publisher of Inner City News) would like to introduce you to The Carlton Directory, a guide to, and celebration of, businesses throughout Carlton.

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Planned tower could threaten Royal Exhibition Building “buffer zone”

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has endorsed plans for a 40-storey tower near the Carlton Gardens and World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building, despite concerns from advocates and residents about its potential to impact on the area’s heritage values.

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Magic Festival casts its spell over Melbourne

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Melbourne Magic Festival (MMF) will return from July 1 to July 13, promising an exciting line-up of mind-blowing local and international magic acts.

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Sod turned for new $6m Ryder Pavilion

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Work is officially under way to redevelop Parkville’s Ryder Pavilion into a modern, multi-purpose facility.

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University commits to disclose ties to weapons companies amid student protest

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

The University of Melbourne (UoM) has agreed to disclose ties to weapons manufacturers following a successful student encampment of a building on its Parkville campus.

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