• Grand Parade This Saturday


    Meet & Greet TWT Festival Queens Granny Smith Festival kicks off this Saturday in Eastwood at 9.30am with the Grand Parade of over 2,000 participants in scores of groups, organisations and marching bands with veteran and vintage cars carrying VIPs and The Weekly Times 2014 Miss Eastwood Granny Smith Festival Queen and Grand Finalists. Nearly [...]

  • Gladesville’s controversial units approved by Hunters Hill Council


    Hunters Hill Council has granted deferred approval to a controversial 14 unit commercial/residential development at 209-213 Victoria Road in Gladesville. The development will be five stories in height and will include 12 residential units. Councillors voted five to one for approval with Clr Gary Bird, Gladesville Public School and 28 residents and neighbouring businesses strongly [...]

  • Granny Smith Festival

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    80,000 people expected for Granny Smith! Eastwood’s Granny Smith Festival will be held from dawn to dusk this Saturday with fun, food, fireworks and entertainment. The festival dates back to 1868 when the first Granny Smith apple was accidentally grown on an Eastwood farm back in 1868 by local orchardist Maria Ann ‘Granny’ Smith. It [...]

  • Step up for cats this World Animal Month of October


    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With JONINE PENROSE-WALL IF A human newborn baby was dumped in a back lane it would be front page news. On public holiday Monday October 6, only two days after World Animal Day on October 4, a juvenile kitten of about six months old was found with five [...]

  • G-G opens ISGF World Conference


    Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove as newly appointed Chief Scout of Australia officially opened the 27th World Conference of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship of former scouts and guides at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday. Local Scouts and Guides made a guard of honour with world member flags from sixty nations attending the conference. Local [...]

  • Gladesville protest warns new policy is a licence to kill


    Protestors in Gladesville on Friday. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO Conservation and heritage groups from Hunters Hill and Lane Cove held a tree protection rally outside the Gladesville Office of Lane Cove MP Anthony Roberts last Friday morning. The protest called on Mr Roberts to support a moratorium on the NSW Government’s 10/50 laws which allow residents [...]

  • Service Excellence award for CCA volunteer Andrew


    The above and beyond contribution by Board Member and community aid volunteer Andrew Weatherburn was recognised by the Board and Staff of Christian Community Aid (CCA) during the 2014 AGM. Andrew, a resident of Epping and parishioner at Eastwood Uniting Church, has been awarded the inaugural CCA Service Excellence Award. During his five years with [...]

  • Street Feast proposal gains Council support


    A street fair which will close Gladesville Road one Saturday a year was given in principle support from Hunters Hill Council on Monday night. The proposed ‘Street Feast’ fair will be held at the Hunters Hill Village shopping area and has been offered sponsorship from the Hunters Hill Hotel and the Belle Property Group as [...]

  • Coles Open Today in West Ryde!


    Half Price Specials! Coles have finally opened in West Ryde and they are celebrating with half price opening specials for this week only. And they are offering a further $15 off for purchases of $100 or more or $5 off with $50 purchases when you present the exclusive discount coupon in The Weekly Times this [...]

  • Concord Carnival success


    Animals of all shapes and sizes joined the community for a fun day out last Sunday at the pet themed Concord Carnival in Greenlees Park. Pictured on centre stage at the carnival are Drummoyne MP John Sidoti, City of Canada Bay Mayor Clr Angelo Tsirekas, local Chamber of Commerce President Mario Mazzeo and young performers [...]

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