• Fun in the Sun at Ryde Rivers Festival

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    Ryde Rivers Festival 2014 Great Success Funday in the Sun enjoyed by all! Crowds packed the Parramatta River foreshores at Bennelong and Kissing Point Parks in brilliant sunshine on Sunday for the annual Ryde Rivers Festival sponsored by the Rotary Club of Gladesville and The Weekly Times. Day commenced with the Back2Life Fun Runs supporting [...]

  • Hunters Hill couple trace ancestors’ path

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      Hunters Hill identities Graeme and Raelyn Neuhaus recently visited the Western Front in France to trace Graeme’s grandfather and two great uncles’ footsteps during World War 1. Before leaving for France, Graeme researched his ancestors’ Army records, then researched where their respective divisions were at the time they would have been there. From this [...]

  • New Ryde Mayor

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    BY OUR CHIEF CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Clr Bill Pickering is the new Mayor of Ryde and his predecessor Clr Roy Maggio is the new Deputy Mayor replacing Clr Justin Li. Liberals Clr Pickering was elected six votes to five over Independent Clr Denise Pendleton who was nominated by Labor’s George Simon and Jerome Laxale. In a [...]

  • Gladesville Shopping Village Father’s Day Lucky winners

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    Three lucky Gladesville Shopping Village shoppers have won prizes in the centre’s Shop’n’Win Captain Cook Cruises Father’s Day competition. Winning prizes were drawn in the centre by Gladesville Chamber of Commerce president Yvonne Dornan witnessed by shoppers and The Weekly Times managing editor John F Booth AM. The lucky winners are First Prize Narelle Brown [...]

  • Can Ryde save mini golf from over development?

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    Ermington’s famous Putt Putt minature golf range could move from its site on Victoria Road to the vacant Ryde City Bowling Club site. An ambitious plan by Ryde Labor candidate Clr Jerome Laxale could save the embattled golf range after the land it is on was recently sold to property developers by Parramatta City Council [...]

  • Archbishop Award for top students

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    Bishop Peter Comensoli, Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Sydney until a new Archbishop is appointed, has honoured four of the area’s Catholic secondary school students for their achievements in their last six years of high school. Bishop Peter Comensoli with Dr Dan White, Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools and students l to r [...]

  • Ryde MP denies sell off to be when the price is right

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    Ivanhoe Estate residents meet NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson (centre) Shadow Housing Minister Sophie Cotsis and Ryde Labor candidate Clr Jerome Laxale at the Estate last week. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. Claims the NSW government is waiting to get the best price for North Ryde’s Ivanhoe Estate before selling it have been rejected by Ryde MP [...]

  • Hunters Hill Guest Column

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    Major historical exhibition on Hunters Hill and Great War To The POINT With IAN ADAIR HUNTERS HILL Historical Society, in association with the History Council of NSW, has chosen Hunters Hill And The Great War as its second major exhibition for 2014. Being one of Australia’s oldest suburbs, Hunters Hill was in a position to play a [...]

  • Granny Smith Festival

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    TWT Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest Fab Prizes to Win! Fabulous prizes can be won in this year’s TWT Miss Eastwood Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest with entries now open but closing end of next week. So enter NOW! Judging is Thursday October 2 and Gala Presentation in Eastwood Shopping Centre Saturday October 4 at [...]

  • Young Gent’s Flowers for a Dame

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    As the outgoing Governor of NSW, Her Excellency the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO, prepared to address NSW Parliament for the last time, she was met by our State’s political leaders and crowds of well-wishers, eager to honour Her Excellency’s service to NSW. Also waiting patiently in-line was four and three-quarter year old John [...]

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