• Ratepayer rally at Martin Place


    Pictured  broadcaster Alan Jones accused the Baird Government of lying during Wednesday’s Martin Place Rally. Above protestors from Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde dominated the Martin Place rally on D-Day for local government. Pictured  a united front of Legislative Council members Reverend Fred Nile (Christian Democrats), David Shoebridge (The Greens), Peter Primrose (ALP) and [...]

  • Hunters Hill to spend a million on our roads


    HUNTERS HILL HAPPENINGS with Mayor RICHARD QUINN HUNTERS Hill Council will spend more than a million dollars on local roads next year The roads program is expected to start this December and will include $500,000 for road resurfacing work. The Council roads budget includes a Federal Government grant of $320,000 under the Roads To Recovery [...]

  • Back Off Baird!


    The People Have Spoken! But where are our Local MPs? Crowds packed Martin Place Sydney on Wednesday to protest the Baird Government’s madcap scheme to forcibly amalgamate Sydney and the State’s Local Government Councils into monolithic mega conglomerates. Protestors travelled from many parts of the state including a large contingent from Oberon to vent their [...]

  • Range of wares at Vienna Cottage Christmas Boutique


    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With JOHN BIRCH NATIONAL Trust Vienna Cottage Committee will again be holding their annual Christmas Boutique in early December in Vienna Cottage, 38 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill. The Christmas Boutique has been a major event of Vienna Cottage for over twenty years. Once again the committee has assembled [...]



    Rally brands Baird’s boys as ‘gutless ratbags and liars’ BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Many hundreds of local ratepayers and citizens shouted their opposition to forced amalgamations at a rally in Martin Place on Wednesday where the Baird Government was accused of being gutless ratbags and liars. The rally heard speakers – that included broadcaster Alan [...]

  • Hunters Hill Village hosts popular Street Feast


    Thousands of local residents attended last Saturday night’s Street Feast at the Hunters Hill Village, promoted by The Weekly Times. It was the second annual Street Feast and sponsors included the Hunters Hill Hotel, Belle Property, See The Dentist and Hunters Hill Council. The Tooth Fairy and The Fairy Godmother won the hearts of children [...]

  • New Iron Cove Creek Bridge opened


    Ashfield Mayor Lucille McKenna, Canada Bay Mayor Angelo Tsirekas and Drummoyne MP John Sidoti at the opening of the new Iron Cove Creek Bridge. Drummoyne MP John Sidoti, Canada Bay Mayor Angelo Tsirekas and Ashfield Mayor Lucille McKenna recently opened the new Iron Cove Creek Bridge and announced more than $2 million in NSW Government [...]

  • North Sydney Byelection Warms Up


    BY OUR CHIEF CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Thirteen candidates for the recently vacated federal seat of North Sydney are out on the hustings campaigning to replace former Treasurer Joe Hockey who resigned after the coup by Malcolm Turnbull to oust Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Political observers believe there will be a rebellion by a part of the [...]

  • Our Locals at Royal Garden Party at Government House


    Ryde Arthritis Group stalwart and Support Group Director of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW Doris Carrall of Gladesville had a long and interesting discussion with Camilla Duchess of Cornwall at the Garden reception hosted by NSW Governor General David Hurley and Mrs Linda Hurley at Government House for Charles Prince of Wales and Camilla who informed [...]

  • Mulcare to challenge Alexander


    Independent candidate Martin Mulcare is a former Balmain Tigers player who will challenge Bennelong MP John Alexander. A former Balmain Tigers player will run as an Independent candidate for Bennelong against sitting MP John Alexander. Martin Mulcare who played in Reserve Grade and Under 23 Balmain rugby league sides in 1980, has been a Bennelong [...]

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