• TWT and West Ryders Say:


    WE WANT MORE PARKING AT WEST RYDE West Ryde residents, shoppers, commuters and businesses are calling for more and better parking for West Ryde. West Ryde businesses are suffering from inadequate car parking and shoppers are complaining and deserting West Ryde by horrific parking fines by Ryde Council parking rangers. New five minutes parking areas have [...]

  • New citizens take the oath at Hunters Hill


    Eight new Australian citizens recently took the Oath of Allegiance at Hunters Hill Council. The new citizens (in alphabetical order) are Yun Cheng from China, James Costigan from New Zealand, Kelly Kilcup from the United States of America, Peter King from New Zealand, Dolly Masmela-Luna from Colombia, Anna Stanley from the United Kingdom, Ankita Subedi [...]

  • Dominello fighting for Smalls Road School and fields


    Ryde High School is likely to be reoponed but Ryde MP Victor Dominello will not commit to a reopening date. Mr Dominello told The Weekly Times he has held talks about reopening the Smalls Road school with education officials and favours continued community use of the adjoining playing fields. “You don’t create a school overnight [...]

  • Mayoral vote defeats Cowell Street Cottage heritage listing


    Heritage listing for the Edwardian Cottage at 10 Cowell Street, Gladesville was knocked back on the casting vote of Hunters Hill Mayor Richard Quinn on Monday night. The Mayor’s action came after the heritage listing vote was split three all, which subsequently led to councillors vote to defer the issue, pending legal advice. The motion [...]

  • Labor tells MP Roberts e-fags ban is not enough

      The NSW Opposition has responded to a recent guest column in The Weekly Times by Lane Cove MP Anthony Roberts, who called for a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord said Mr Robert’s proposal fails to go far enough asit only bans the sale of e-cigarettes to [...]

  • Community divided over Boronia Park development

    Boronia Park’s proposed plan of management has been deferred to allow councillors more time to consider development, parking and vehicle access proposals. A packed public gallery at the Town Hall on Monday night heard the Hunters Hill Trust express concerns about a sports clubhouse being built between the park’s ovals two and three as well [...]

  • Nurturing the skills of teamwork and creative outlet of students

    p4 Belinda Kelly

    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With BELINDA KELLY IT IS a common misconception that high achieving students spend all their days dutifully studying; they quit all their hobbies and abandon all forms of social activity in pursuit of academic success. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Year after year, cohort after cohort, [...]

  • Hopes for Rort-Freee AGM!


    D-Day for Macquarie Community College Tomorrow By The Weekly Times Special Team of Investigative Reporters (TWT STIR Team) Future of the once proud iconic Macquarie Community College will be determined at tomorrow’s Annual General Meeting starting at 6.30pm at Brush Farm House Eastwood. Success will depend on the result of the election of new directors [...]

  • Ward Partners support Hunters Hill Tennis


    Kitty Dufficy and Judy Lewis took out the Hunters Hill Tennis Challenge ladies doubles title hosted by Ward Partners at Hunters Hill Tennis Club. They are pictured with runners up Caroline Swan and Jane Cowley.

  • Property market to determine Epping shops’ future


    Epping MP Damien Tudehope is pictured at an Epping kebab shop where he gave an election commitment to support small, local businesses. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. The survival of Epping town centre shops will be determined by property developers and local councils, Epping MP Damien Tudehope said this week. Rumours abound in Epping that local shops [...]

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