• Club’s Life Saving Donation


    Ryde Hospital Thanks Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club President Keith Aggett accompanied by Club Director Denis Petkovich and General Manager Chris McCarthy presented a $54,100 cheque to Ryde Hospital for a new life saving ultra sound machine last Thursday.

  • Religious Ikons on show at All Saints Church


    All Saints Anglican Church in Hunters Hill is opening an exhibition of religious ikons at the Church in Ambrose Street, Hunters Hill on Thursday August 4 at 7 pm. The exhibition features the religious ikons of Michael Galovic and is titled: Michael Galovic. Art that Transfigures. All Saints rector Reverend Michael Armstrong said the exhibition [...]

  • Liberal MP blasts Baird’s dishonest forced mergers for election loss!


    BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN  A Sydney Liberal MP who was defeated at the Federal Election has taken a huge swipe at Baird’s forced mergers which he described as dishonest and crude and resulted in his defeat. MP Nick Varvaris was beaten by Labor’s indigenous female MP and former NSW Deputy Labor Leader Linda Burney in [...]

  • Focus on Kinchela Aboriginal Boys Home


    National Trust Vienna Cottage Committee is presenting a talk this Sunday July 24 on the Kinchela Aboriginal Boys Home near Kempsey – one of the stolen generation sites listed on the State Heritage Register. The talk will be held in the Hunters Hill RSL Hall, 58 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill at 2.30pm. Speaker is the [...]

  • West Ryde resident’s tribute to uncle killed at Fromelles


    West Ryde resident whose family DNA was used to identify a soldier killed at the Battle of Fromelles has paid tribute to him on the Centenary of his death yesterday. Doug Barrett’s uncle Private Rossiter Alfred Barrett of C Company, 55th Battalion of the A.I.F 14th Brigade was one of several thousand Australian and other [...]

  • Cubs scouting for new leaders


    The Cub Scouts of Eastwood Marsfield Scout Group have a knotty problem. For decades, the motto – “do my best” – has helped drive individual Cub Scouts to learn new skills, become more self-reliant, take up new hobbies, have fun with their fellow Cub Scouts and, of course, learn lots about knots. Now they need [...]

  • Social Media is Game Changer for Grassroots Democracy


    To The POINT with AURELIA SOPHIA ROMAN GONE ARE the days that activists and social campaigners are at the beck and call of mainstream media to publicise and promote their causes. In today’s digitised world of smartphones anyone can become an instant reporter, documenting news live as it’s happening by simply uploading the information on [...]



    Epping Rotary partners Eastwood Epping Rotary Club is building alliances with Eastwood Rotary Club and the community. President Peter Garrard welcomes President Elect Betty Ockerlander and thanks Treasurer John Royer, Secretary Doretta Andrews, Youth Director Bruce Jacob, International Director John Corney, Foundation Director Julian Eggleston, Fundraising Director Ian Bittner and Vocational Director Chris O’Brien. The [...]



    DELMA ‘DEL’ UNICE ANDERSON nee Goldrick late of Ryde was farewelled at a Requiem Mass at St Margaret’s Chapel Dalton Gardens Ryde last Thursday July 14. She was born October 4, 1923 the youngest of seven children in Bathurst and died July 6, 2016 aged 92. Funeral was celebrated by Dalton Gardens chaplain Monsignor Kerry [...]



    MARIA VENUTI AM – “A Woman of Passion” was painted by world renowned artist Salvatore Zofrea for this year’s Archibald Portrait Prize and was runner-up in the Packers Prize. The portrait is now on public display until September 18 in the prestigious 2016 Salon Des Refuses at the National Trust Irwin Gallery at Observatory Hill, [...]

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