• Gladesville Christmas Festival


    Fab prizes inTeen Quest Hurry – Entries close this week! Great prizes can be won in this year’s TWT Gladesville Christmas Festival Teen Queen Quest including $1,000 cash from Gladesville Shopping Village. Entry is open and free to all teenage young ladies from 13 to 19 on Gladesville  Christmas Festival Day Saturday December 6 when [...]

  • Winners are Grinners!


    PICTURED celebrating the victory in the Council Chambers with Queens Johanna and Isabella are two Quest judges De’ann Hespe, chairman of the Granny Smith Festival Committee, left, and Ryde’s first and only female mayor Edna Wilde OAM. The mayoral honour board, pictured, records Edna Wilde’s three periods as Mayor of Ryde. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO.



    Four of Australia’s newest citizens took the Oath of Allegiance at Hunters Hill Council last Monday night. They all reside in the Hunters Hill Municipality and are l to r Wing Hang Yeung from Hong Kong, Nathaniel Slayton from the United States of America, Emmanuel Oppong from Ghana and Khonenitda Barrow from Laos. TWT on-the-spot [...]

  • Clr Simon Silenced by Festival Queens


    BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN A small minded, self aggrandising attempt to rubbish two of The Weekly Times’ popular young achiever’s competitions for girls and young women collapsed at Ryde City Council on Tuesday night. Labor Councillor and Trade Union militant George Simon tried – and failed – to introduce a motion for the City of [...]

  • Labor for Lane Cove


    NSW Labor Party Leader John Robertson launched the State election campaign for the Lane Cove Labor candidate Andrew Zbik at the Lane Cove Club last week. Andrew Zbik is pictured with his wife Bronwyn, his parents Edward and Teresa, campaign director Chris Johnson and children Ruben and Lola Johnson. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO.

  • Greg carries on Singing!


    GREG SMITH SC, MP will carry on singing and entertaining with his Tokens band long after politics. The Member for Epping has decided to retire from politics next march at the NSW State election and return to law and have more time with his family and friends. But he won’t cease entertaining the oldies and [...]

  • Charity Pink Day


    GLADESVILLE Sporties raised an impressive $5,100 at their Charity Pink Day for women’s cancer research with over 60 participants all wearing pink. The gathering included members of the Men’s and Women’s Bowling Clubs and their friends and neighbours who all contributed to make the day a special one – raising much needed funds for important [...]

  • Yuhu Group hosts Chamber meeting

  • Diverse range of wares at annual Christmas Boutique


    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 20 years. Once again the committee has assembled a diverse range of local craft [...]

  • Italy’s leader in Meadowbank


    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (above, centre) is pictured at Meadowbank’s Italian Bilingual School with Ryde MP Victor Dominello and Drummoyne MP John Sidoti. Prime Minister Renzi also took time out to share a laugh with students. School Principal Roberto Ruggeiri described the visit as the school’s proudest event. TWT on-the-spot PHOTOs. The Prime Minister [...]

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