• Our Local Fire Heroes


    Two quick acting neighbours heroically saved a twelve year old boy and a dog from a blazing home in North Ryde on Saturday. Craig Harwood rescued the family dog from within the fiery inferno and passing by Gareth Jones stopped his car and raced in to save the boy. GARETH JONES, left, and CRAIG HARWOOD, […]

  • Awards for Hunters Hill artists


    Hunters Hill Art Show was officially opened last Friday night by Mayor Richard Quinn (pictured centre with artists and sponsors) in the Hunters Hill Town Hall. The Hunters Hill Art Prize sponsored by McGrath Real Estate in Hunters Hill was won by Mertim Gokalp for his work “Stigmata”. It was presented by Tracey Dixon of […]

  • Victor Dominello promises Ryde residents a say on Smalls Road school


    ALL Ryde residents will get a say about the proposed new primary school at Smalls Road in Ryde, local MP Victor Dominello promised on Friday. Mr Dominello recently fought for and won the new school for 1,000 students on a site earmarked for high rise development and said he would welcome a public information night […]

  • Huge rally on forced mergers anniversary


    Premier Gladys Berejiklian was warned to back off or be thrown out, at one of the biggest protest rallies against the State Government’s forced council mergers outside NSW Parliament on Friday. The rally marked the first anniversary the forced mergers were announced and was attended by angry ratepayers from Hunters Hill and Lane Cove whose […]

  • Lives to be saved through new local aquatic centre


    LOCAL children will learn life saving with last Friday’s announcement of a new indoor aquatic centre in Denistone East to be funded by the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia. The indoor aquatic centre is to be built at Denistone East Public School under a shared use project agreement between the Royal Life Saving Society […]

  • Diversity in culture speech


    Happy Hunters Hill Toastmasters Club recently hosted the Area 25 International Speech and Evaluation competition. Six local clubs including Enthusiastic Epping, Bon Appetit, Ryde District, Leaders in Action, Nielsen Toastmasters and Happy Hunters Hill competed. The Evaluation contest commenced with a target speech about a little red car as a metaphor for the Little Red […]

  • High Court decision on forced mergers welcomed


    BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN The High Court decision to hear Woollahra Council’s appeal against a forced merger with Waverly and Randwick was welcomed at a media conference held by Deputy Opposition leader Michael Daley outside the Ryde Civic Centre on Friday morning. Mr Daley said the High Court decision and the recent Court of Appeal’s […]

  • Exciting opportunity for students to study and tour beautiful Paris


    To The POINT with WENDY BENRIMOJ HUNTERS HILL-Le VŽsinet Friendship Committee is looking for young people between the ages of 14 and 16 to take part in a French Language and Cultural Exchange to Le VŽsinet, France this December, 2017. The Hunters Hill-Le VŽsinet Student Exchange Program allows students, who are studying French at school, […]

  • Macquarie Community College in Crisis Again!


    SPECIAL REPORT by The Weekly Times Special Team of Investigative Reporters (TWT STIR Team) The iconic Macquarie Community College appears to be in crisis mode again following the loss of its two biggest income earners and failing enrolments. The College has just lost its two major sources of income from Government contracts worth 70 percent […]

  • Festival of Art Weekend gets better


    HUNTERS HILL HAPPENINGS with Mayor RICHARD QUINN ONCE again the annual Hunters Hill Art Exhibition is a fantastic event. It seems to get better and better each year. If you haven’t been to visit I would urge you to attend before the exhibition closes at the end of this coming weekend. The Festival of Art […]

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