Aboriginal Elder to Premier BY OUR CHIEF CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Prominent and highly respected local Aboriginal Elder Uncle Max Harrison has called on the Baird Government to stop its proposed forced merger of Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde Councils. In an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with The Weekly Times Uncle Max says the forced merger is a [...]

  • Uncle Max says forced mergers endanger sacred Cammeraygal sites


    A prominent local Aboriginal elder has called on the Baird Government to stop its proposed forced merger of Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde Councils. In an exclusive interview with The Weekly Times Elder Uncle Max Harrison said the forced merger is a breach of Native Title and other protocols which require Australian governments to [...]

  • Council urges residents to express their views on Council mergers


    HUNTERS HILL HAPPENINGS With Mayor RICHARD QUINN LAST week the Public Inquiry into the proposed merger of Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde City Councils was held at the Hunters Hill Sailing Club. It was encouraging that so many residents attended and were able to address the Delegate in person to make known their views [...]

  • Eastwood Lunar New Year


    Celebrations Start this Saturday with Cooking Contest on Plaza Eastwood’s 8th annual Lunar New Year Festival commences this Saturday on Eastwood Plaza with the Community Cooking Competition at 11am. Among the VIP guests and community leaders competing this year will be last year’s winner Bennelong MP John Alexander OAM defending his title. Grand Celebration Next [...]

  • How to add more value to your heritage home


    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With ADELE WESTLAKE THE approach of a New Year heralds new starts, new ideas, and new projects. Re-vamping and updating your home is often on the list of beautiful changes you plan to make. However, when approaching the refresh of an olderstyled home, it is important to revitalise, [...]

  • Talented singer for all occasions


    Her career is going from strength to strength, just coming off her 11th annual performance at the TWT Rotary Christmas Carols Show. For Nata, performing in front of big crowds is a real joy: “I’ve been singing all my life and performing professionally over the past 16 years” she says. Forte is a fixture on [...]

  • Vast Majority Oppose Forced Mergers


    BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN More than eighty per cent of ratepayers from Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde who addressed last Tuesday’s public hearing into forced council mergers held at the Hunters Hill Sailing Club told delegate Dr Robert Lang they are opposed to forced mergers. Here is what they said … “Fortunately the government [...]

  • Diamond Anniversary for Ian and Beatrice


    Long time North Epping residents Beatrice and Ian Seccombe (pictured) took a trip down memory lane recently when they celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary. The couple were honoured at a 60th anniversary Thanksgiving Service in Epping Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev Andrew Hall. It is the same church that Ian and Beatrice were married in [...]

  • Free Fireworks And Movie


    Lunar New Year will be celebrated in Rhodes Foreshore Park this Saturday night February 13 with fireworks and a large screen showing of the Disney animated hit movie Inside Out. The celebration is being jointly hosted by the Communities for Communities group, Rhodes Multicultural Association and the City of Canada Bay to celebrate the year [...]

  • Rhodes store on brink of collapse after crash


    Emergency workers attempt to stop the Rhodes Mini Mart from collapse after an alleged drunk driver crash into the store on Sunday morning. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO A CONVENIENCE store in Rhodes is on the verge of collapse after an out-of-control car jeep allegedly driven by a drunk driver crashed into it last Sunday morning. Police [...]

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