• Meet Ryde’s Citizen of the Year nominees


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  • The Deckhouse at Woolwich to host Hunters Hill celebrations


    HUNTERS HILL Council will celebrate Australia Day at the Deckhouse in Woolwich on Thursday, January 26. The celebration starts at 9 am and will include a Civic Ceremony, a Citizenship Ceremony for 11 new Hunters Hill residents and the presentation of the heritage municipality’s 2017 Community Awards. The awards include Hunters Hill Citizen of the […]

  • Our Emma stars in Wiggles Free Concert


      Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins will perform with the rest of the famous Wiggles in a free Australia Day Concert at Darling Harbour Tumbalong Park from 11am to noon. Emma from Ryde was The Weekly Times Granny Smith Festival Queen in 2009 and The Weekly Times Miss Gladesville Teen Queen in 2004. She is the […]

  • No butts about smoking success


    A significant reduction is on street smoking and the careless disposal of cigarette butts in Gladesville and Hunters Hill has been welcomed by Mayor Richard Quinn. Last December the Mayor launched a blitz on smoking at the Gladesville Shopping Village which included signage and community education. A year on, Mayor Quinn said the campaign is […]

  • Entertainment for all at City of Ryde’s Australia Day Family Concert


    The City of Ryde will celebrate Australia Day on Thursday January 26 with a Civic Ceremony, fireworks, a concert and an aquatic day. Celebrations start at 3pm with a Civic Ceremony at North Ryde School Of Arts in Cox’s Road, North Ryde, which features an address from Ryde’s Australia Day Ambassador Ricardo Goncalves, the Finance […]

  • Talented Tarkan rewarded for excellence


    ST JOSEPH’S College Hunters Hill is celebrating very strong HSC results, with 10 per cent of the cohort achieving ATARs above 95 and one in four students achieving ATARs above 90. Three students were named on the Top Achievers List for placing in the top 20 in the state in a course, including Year 11 […]

  • Senior Cit of Year


      DR JOHN KNIGHT AM of Vimiera Village Eastwood and Medi Centre fame is NSW Senior of the Year and will compete for the national title in Canberra on Australia Day.  Good luck Dr John!

  • New laws are welcome but our native species still endangered


    To The POINT with CATHY MERCHANT THE INTRODUCTION of the Native Vegetation Act 2003 ensured that important habitat for millions of native animals remained across NSW farmlands. This legislation helped protect our native animals, some threatened to the point of extinction, and prevented soil erosion and salinity that can be costly to repair. When assessed […]

  • John Alexander blasts Trump style ban on Muslim immigration


    A ban on Muslim immigration to Western countries proposed by supporters of incumbent United States President Donald Trump should be vigorously opposed by the local community, according to Bennelong MP John Alexander. Mr Alexander’s comments respond to recent political and social media comments that incorrectly link Muslims at a local, national and international level with […]

  • Birthday celebrations 
for evergreen Gloria


    Gladesville Women’s Bowling Club stalwart Gloria Krahe celebrated her 90th birthday before Christmas with a special luncheon at Sporties. A long time member, Gloria held executive and committee positions for many years including a recent stint as a selector and umpire. Thirty five club members attended the luncheon along with two of Gloria’s daughters – […]

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