1st East Ryde Scout Group participated in Tuesday’s City of Ryde Anzac Day Commemoration Service and Remembrance Walk unveiling. Pictured is 1st East Ryde stalwart Phillip Ward, a Centenary of ANZAC and Commemoration of World War 1 committeeman,  playing the Last Post. Other scouting groups in attendance included 1st Boronia Scouts and Ryde Scouts. TWT […]

  • Hunters Hill 94th Combined ANZAC Eve Memorial Service


    Kevin Jacobsen AM perhaps better known as entertainer and entrepreneur Col Joye accompanied by his wife Dalys presented the Commemorative Address at last Friday’s Hunters Hill 94th Combined ANZAC Eve Memorial Service in Hunters Hill Town Hall. Col is pictured centre with Mayor Clr Richard Quinn and others who participated in the service. They include […]

  • ANZAC Special Celebration at Epping


    EPPING DEDICATION OF MONUMENT Epping’s Boronia Park Cenotaph’s new bronze monument was unveiled by Sub-Branch President John Curdie OAM and Parramatta Council’s Pierre Esber on Sunday and dedicated by Rev John Candy following the grand parade from Epping RSL Community Club’s Anzac Sunday Service with catafalque party from 322 Squadron AAF Cadet Corps. Official guests […]

  • September elections threaten to wipe out the local Liberals


    The Liberal Party will be decimated at the September local government elections if it refuses to scrap forced mergers threatening Canada Bay, Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde, the President of the Save Our Councils Coalition said last Friday. President Brian Halstead issued his warning in response to the so-called “monster swing” against the Liberals […]

  • Labor calls for inquiry over disqualified councillor


    RECENTLY convicted former councillor and mayor Artin Etmekdjian has been disqualified as a councillor and Ryde Labor is calling for an enquiry into the issue. A statement released by the City of Ryde announced the disqualification last Wednesday. “Based on Council’s legal advice, Artin Etmekdjian is disqualified from holding public office as a Councillor at […]

  • Impressive display of works at Hunters Hill Art Exhibition


    A whole world of paintings, sculptures and other artwork will be on display across Hunters Hill in May for this year’s 2017 Hunters Hill Art Exhibition. The Exhibition is being held at the Town Hall in Alexandra Street Hunters Hill and other historic venues from May 12 until May 25 with more than 350 art […]

  • Luke Foley promises to protect our local heritage


    Heritage in Concord, Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde will be protected by a five point plan if Labor is elected to government next year. NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley announced the five point plan to coincide with the recent World Heritage Day, which he boasts will be the State’s first ever State Heritage Strategy. […]

  • New community recycling centre opens


    A new Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for residents is Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde is now open at Waltham Road, Artarmon. It is located at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon and the opening hours are Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8am to 2pm. The drive-through/drop-off recycling centre […]

  • Premier to decide Acting General Manager’s fate

    Ryde’s Acting General Manager Roy Newsome could have his term of office extended, if agreed to by Premier Gladys Berejiklian. The Council heard that the recent win in the Court of Appeal by Ku-ring-gai Council could delay the proposed forced merger of Ryde, Hunters Hill and Lane Cove for “a considerable period of time” and […]

  • Survey launched to record bus overcrowding issues in Lane Cove


    LANE Cove Branch of NSW Labor have organised a Community Forum on Thursday April 27 with Shadow Minister for Transport Jodi McKay to discuss bus services in the area. The Forum will be staged in Lane Cove Community Hub – The Terrace Room, 3 Little Street, Lane Cove (above the Lane Cove Council Little Street […]

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