• A Cheery Cherry Welcome to Orange

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    Orange City Mayor Clr John Davis OAM and Deputy Mayor Clr Chris Gryllis extend a hearty Cheery Cherry Welcome to Orange to all 2016 TWT Cherry Pickers! They called into The Weekly Times office, pictured right,  with samples of Australia’s best cherries pictured with The Weekly Times Editor John F Booth AM to entice TWT […]

  • Santa has Arrived!

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    Santa Claus arrived at Hunters Hill Carols in the Park on Sunday to the delight of all especially the youngsters in the crowd. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO

  • Face to Face Dogfight in Parliament!

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    Barking Mad Premier meets Doggedly Determined Hunters Hill Mayor BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN  Premier Mike Baird will not back down on forced Council mergers of Hunters Hill with Lane Cove and Ryde despite crisis talks with Hunters Hill Mayor Richard Quinn last Thursday. Hunters Hill Mayor Clr Richard Quinn and Clr Dr Meredith Sheill were […]

  • It’s on again This Saturday!

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    Gladesville Christmas Festival will be officially opened this Saturday at 10am by 2016 TWT Festival Teen Queen in Gladesville Shopping Village following the arrival of The Hills Pipe Band and Santa Claus.   Official Opening at 10 am in Gladesville Shopping Village Official opening of this year’s TWT Gladesville Christmas Festival will be at 10am […]

  • Short sighted bureaucrats closing Ryde Hospital’s eye surgery unit?

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    The Eye Surgery Unit at Ryde Hospital  has been targeted for closure next year by bureaucrats from the Northern Area Health Service according to letters obtained by The Weekly Times. The letters between Sayan Praba  – who says his parents surgery was rushed through due to the imminent closure –  and Ryde Hospital  Ophthalmic Surgeon […]

  • Yellow Wiggle Emma sends Greetings to our Teen Queen Contestants

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    Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins has sent greetings and best wishes to contestants in this year’s TWT Gladesville Christmas Festival Teen Queen Quest. Emma was a winning contestant and TWT Teen Queen in 2004 which she says started her on the road to fame and good fortune. She went on to be runner-up in the 2008 […]

  • A bridge too far for Parramatta River councils

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    Ratepayers will foot the bill to repair the historic Meadowbank Bridge under rumoured cost cutting measures by the Baird government. Founded in 1888 the historic pedestrian bridge is a rusting relic of the past that had its last major refit in 2000 for the Sydney Olympics. State Shadow Minister for Lands Mick Veitch MLC inspected […]

  • Nelson Parade radiation warning

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    Radioactive waste in Nelson Parade in Hunters Hill presents no life threatening risk to surrounding homes but people should not go into cordoned off areas, Hunters Hill Mayor Richard Quinn said this week. Mayor Quinn discussed the issue with Lane Cove MP Anthony Roberts on Friday as both the council and the state government seek […]

  • Robbo’s Christmas Party at Putney Bowlo Club

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    AROUND one hundred people including three local Mayors attended the Christmas Party of Lane Cove MP Anthony Roberts at the Putney Tennyson Bowlo Club last Sunday afternoon. Guest speaker at the Party was Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz and former Prime Minister Tony Abbott MP sent a televised Christmas greeting. The three attending Mayors were Ryde’s […]

  • Great feeling of camaraderie for clients of Disability Program

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    To The POINT with GAYNOR STARKEY HUNTERS HILL Ryde Community Services Disability Program meets every Monday at our Cottage at 46 Gladsville Road Hunters Hill from 9am to 3pm. Clients meet at the Cottage for a greeting and morning tea. Each week there’s a great feeling of camaraderie, lots of laughs and banter as staff […]

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