• Santa’s Helpers


    Victor Dominello MP for Ryde and TWT 2014 Granny Smith Festival Queen Isabella Laguzza helped wrap and pack 350 Christmas gift hampers for needy families at North Ryde Community Aid last Friday. They were supported by, pictured standing l to r, volunteer Cameron McMaster, Centre Admin Officer Carolyn Wilkinson, Isabella’s brother Sebastian Laguzza, Social Support [...]

  • Gladesville welcomes Santa’s Return


    Father Christmas (also known as Santa Claus) returned to his throne in Gladesville Shopping Village on Monday and will be available for photos with Santa daily until Christmas Eve from 11.30am to 3.30pm daily. Gladesville Shopping  Village manager David Taitz presented prizes to this year’s TWT Gladesville  Christmas festival Grand  Finalists in the shopping centre’s [...]

  • Carols on the Common



    Our Christmas Special Edition Our Christmas 2014 Special Edition will be published next Monday December 22 and will be our last issue of the year. It will contain The Weekly Times 2015 lift-out wall calendar marking all the important community events of the New Year 2015. The Weekly Times office will be closed from December 23 [...]

  • Epping couples sing the praises of marriage


    Epping couples who have been married for half a century or longer recently celebrated the joy of wedlock at the office of local MP Greg Smith. Sixteen couples attended the office celebration, sang ballads with Mr Smith and shared their reflections on marriage and living in Epping. “We came to Epping from the day we [...]

  • Why Boronia Park needs our community protection plans


    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With CATHY MERCHANT THE FIELD of Mars Reserve and Boronia Park are remnants of the Common that Governor King set aside in 1803. As Sydney grew, and the Common was developed, these remaining green fragments provide not just essential patches of Sydney’s original vegetation but open space that meets a [...]

  • Club RydeX CEO & Board reject sacking demand


    Club Ryde X CEO Bradley Browne has rejected calls for his sacking and other allegations made by a group of club members in last week’s edition of The Weekly Times. The disgruntled members also called for Mr Browne’s Board of Directors to be dismissed alongside demands for the Club’s proposed three storey development to be [...]

  • Life Membership


    JAMES “Jim” BUTT  Senior Vice President and Trustee of Gladesville RSL sub-Branch and Gladesville RSL Community Club Vice President has been awarded Life Membership of the Returned & Services League of Australia (NSW Branch) for his long term outstanding service to Gladesville RSL sub-Branch.  He is pictured receiving his award from Gladesville RSL President Ken [...]

  • Dump the parking metres, says Councillor


    Parking meters should be thrown in the garbage bin, says Clr Zac Miles who is pictured at Clarke’s Point last week. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO A plan to install parking meters in Clarke’s Point and Buffalo Creek Reserve is discriminatory and should be trashed, Hunters Hill Clr Zac Miles said this week. The parking metres will [...]

  • Church news


    Little Pat’s big nativity A three year old with a small paintbrush and a big Christmas spirit has helped create a nativity scene in Gladesville Road, Hunters Hill. Little Pat Mills joined his grandfather Greg Knoblanche (pictured) to paint the life size nativity scene outside the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church last Wednesday, the [...]

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