• Red Poppies for Remembrance

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    Epping RSL sub-Branch President John K Curdie OAM welcomed members and guests at Sunday’s well attended Epping RSL Anzac Sunday Service in Epping RSL Community Club’s Grand Ballroom. John is pictured in the Club’s War Memorial Museum on the first floor where it is “raining red poppies” as a tribute to the young Australians from [...]

  • Priceless collection of Great War medals in Hunters Hill

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    The priceless collection of World War One Medals on display at the Hunters Hill Museum. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO The chilling reality of war dawned quickly on the first Anzacs to land at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. They recalled Turkish bullets hitting their landing craft and killing scores of their comrades before they even hit the beach. [...]

  • Kim’s Labour of Love

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    The Spirits of Gallipoli A Centenary of Anzacs KIM PHILLIPS realises a dream after 15 years hard labour of research and writing with publication this week of her monumental ‘The Spirits of Gallipoli – A Centenary of Anzacs’. The beautifully illustrated book tells the stories in words and pictures of 100 Australian soldiers who are commemorated [...]

  • Call for government to ban Buffalo Creek meters

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    An East Ryde resident believes the NSW Government should apply the same policy to Buffalo Creek Reserve’s new parking meters that it applies to its ban on revenue raising speed cameras. Bala Money of East Ryde says he and other residents are outraged by Hunters Hill Council’s decision to charge $5 per hour weekend parking [...]

  • Epping RSL Anzac Sunday Service

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    Epping RSL sub-Branch Anzac Sunday Service was held last Sunday in the Grand Ballroom of Epping RSL Community Club and followed by a parade and wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph in Boronia Park. Anzac Remembrance Address was presented by Brigadier David Leece RFD ED (Retd) who led the parade to the Cenotaph and wreath [...]

  • Tribute to fallen at Anzac Eve Commemoration Ceremony

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    Hunters Hill Guest Column To The POINT With RODRICK STEWART THE Anzac Eve ceremony – or to give it its full title Combined Hunters Hill Council-Hunters Hill RSL Sub-Branch Commemorative Service – has been conducted at the Hunters Hill Town Hall for 92 consecutive years in 2015. This is a remarkable record when one considers that this [...]

  • ANZAC CENTENARY SERVICES

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    BEECROFT Beecroft-Cheltenham Lions Club sponsored Anzac Day April 25 march at 4.15pm from Beecroft Arcade parking area off Wongala Crescent to the Beecroft Cenotaph for service at 4.30pm where new memorial will be unveiled and consecrated. Afternoon tea and barbecue to follow at nearby Community Centre. GLADESVILLE SUNDAY APRIL 19 Gladesville RSL sub-Branch Annual Anzac [...]

  • Softball ace Samantha teaches toddlers at Putney’s Royal Rehab

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    Australian softball star Samantha Poole is pictured with the Cheeky Monkeys and Leaping Lizards softball fans at the Royal Rehab’s FitKidz centre on Thursday. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO TWT Club Six Ryde Sports Foundation Sports Star of the Year finalist Samantha Poole gave up last Friday morning to give something back to the local community. Samantha [...]

  • Ryde resident on Turkish boat for Gallipoli Centenary

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    A Ryde surf boat enthusiast will crew a Turkish boat at an upcoming event at Collaroy beach to celebrate the Centenary of the Gallipoli Landings. The event will coincide with the Anzac Day dawn service and Ryde resident Burak Duramanoglu will be part of the crew of the Turkish boat. “Our boat will be one [...]

  • Top ice dancers in action at Figure Skating Gala

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    Matilda Friend and William Badaoui are featured in tomorrow night’s Macquarie Figure Skating Gala on ice. Photo by Michael Santer. LOCALS will get a rare chance to see a quad jump performed at home when Winter Olympian Brendan Kerry headlines a Gala Night of Figure ice skating entertainment at North Ryde’s Macquarie Ice Rink tomorrow [...]

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