• Welcome to Spring … and FESTIVAL TIME


    Kicking off with Eastwood’s first ever MOON FESTIVAL this Saturday. SEE PAGE 13 And RHODES MOON FESTIVAL this Saturday See Page 2, And Willoughby SPRING FESTIVAL STREET FAIR. See Page 2. RYDE RIVERS FESTIVAL with Dragon Boat races, Back2Life Fun Run & Walk, stalls, rides, entertainment and more is on Sunday September 14 at Bennelong [...]

  • Walkers lap up scenic views and historic landmarks


    Inaugural Sydney Harbour and Coast Walk is well under way with walking groups enjoying picturesque views and visiting historic landmarks after three weeks of an interesting itinerary. First week of the walk covered northern Sydney area of Barrenjoey to Avalon including North Palm Beach and Whale Beach before progressing from Avalon Beach to Narrabeen on [...]

  • TWT Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest

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    Quest Launch at Eastwood Chamber of Commerce This year’s Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest will be officially launched at this Monday’s Eastwood Chamber of Commerce meeting at The Landmark Hotel. Meeting is 6pm for 6.15pm. Special guests will be reigning Granny Smith Festival Queen Olivia Kierdal who has just returned from a scholarship in USA [...]

  • Romantics Art Exhibition


    The Romantics Art Exhibition featuring works by Ian Hansen, Werner Filipich, James Hough, John Perkins and Ramon Ward-Thompson has become a favourite annual event in Hunters Hill and a wonderful opportunity for the community to view some excellent traditional art work while helping the artists support a very worthwhile charity – the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse [...]

  • Ryde Mayoral Poll Tuesday


    BY OUR CHIEF CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Ryde Councillors will elect their Mayor for the next twelve months at this Tuesday September 9 Council meeting as the first order of business at 7.30pm. The public gallery is expected to be full as interest is high in who will succeed incumbent mayor Clr Roy Maggio who surprised many [...]

  • Wonderful variety at Spring Art and Craft Exhibition


    To The POINT With ROSEMARY LIU HUNTERS HILL Ryde Community Services is holding its inaugural Spring Art and Craft Exhibition on Tuesday September 16 and Wednesday September 17. The exhibition has grown out of a very successful arts program run by HHRCS involving social housing residents and clients operating out of Blandville Court. Last year [...]

  • Council fired up by tree removal Code


    A bushfire prevention strategy that allows harbourside residents to chop down household trees without Council approval was blasted as ‘shameful’ by Hunters Hill councillors last Monday week. The proposed NSW Rural Fire Service 10/50 Code gives households ‘clearing entitlement’ to cut down trees, remove bushland adjacent to an external wall of a building with habitable [...]

  • OBE Party at Il Bolognese


    Neighbours celebrate with Birthday Boy Ralph Earl Street Boronia Park neighbours of Ralph Barnes celebrated his special birthday last Thursday at nearby Il Bolognese Italian restaurant in Pittwater Road Boronia Park (Hunters Hill). They are pictured with Ralph’s brother Bruce and wife Beverley and sister Lois and husband Kevin and Il Bolognese proprietor Celso Grati. [...]

  • Homebush Bay Bridge Launched


    Mayors of Canada Bay Angelo Tsirekas and Auburn Hicham Zraika officially launched the start of the long awaited Homebush Bay Bridge connecting their two local government areas at Rhodes and Wentworth Point. The 300 metres bridge across Homebush Bay will reduce the travel distance between the two suburbs from 8km to less than 500 metres [...]

  • Vale Jo Cosgrove Lumley


    TWT’s longest serving sales executive JO COSGROVE LUMLEY passed away last Thursday. Her funeral service is tomorrow Thursday at 11.30am. SEE PAGE 6.

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