New homes needed

On Friday night, in pouring rain, several hundred people gathered at Royal Park for a vigil for a young woman who had been horrifically bashed to death a week earlier. The woman, Courtney Herron, had been reportedly homeless in the weeks before her death. A combination of awful social and personal circumstances, including insecure housing,…

How did we get here? A recent timeline of Debney’s Park

Debney’s Park has an extensive and unusual history: tannery, tip, river bank, open space.

In the last decade, it has seen further reductions and improvements – and now it faces an uncertain future.

This timeline tracks these recent events in the life of Flemington’s largest and most important park.