The Powerful Owl & Friends! Rally this Sunday at Byles Creek Valley, Beecroft A public rally has been called for 3.30pm this Sunday to help save Mikey the Powerful Owl and friends at Byles Creek Valley, Beecroft. A developer started unauthorised destruction of the local habitat on Friday with machinery and chainsaws and destroyed 22 […]

  • Council committed to fighting proposal for forced mergers


    HUNTERS HILL HAPPENINGS with Mayor RICHARD QUINN ON FEBRUARY 14, after a period of speculation as to the future of the Government’s Council Amalgamation Policy, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that proposed mergers of Councils in Sydney will still proceed following the conclusion of the current legal actions initiated by those affected Councils. Only the […]

  • Gladys to axe us at her peril!


    Local Councils warn Premier BY OUR CIVIC ROUNDSMAN Local Mayors and Councils have blasted Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s vow to abolish local democracy in Sydney and warned it will be at her peril. Berejiklian announced the infamous Valentines’s Day massacre of our councils Tuesday last week and confessed it would cause “angst” in the community. “It […]

  • Variety of interesting events at 2017 local Seniors Festival


    To The POINT with BETTY BENJAMIN HUNTERS Hill Seniors Advisory Group would like to invite retirees to take part in the Local Seniors Festival 2017 during the month of March. From concerts to workshops, classes to open days there is something to suit a range of tastes, abilities and interests. Many events are free or […]



    Lane Cove Council voted to continue its legal action against the proposed forced amalgamation with Ryde and Hunters Hill on Monday night with the support of two Liberal councillors. The vote was five votes to four in favour of legal action after Liberal Scott Bennison had proposed the motion and was supported by veteran Liberal […]



    “I was close enough to see the bombs fall from the Japanese planes” says North Ryde ex-serviceman. JUST after 10am on the morning of February 19, 1942 the first wave of a massive Japanese air attack obliterated Darwin in less than a hour. It was the first and largest air attack on Australia and cost […]

  • JA blown away by our whiz kids computer skills


    Smart students from Melrose Park Primary School amazed Bennelong MP John Alexander with their computer skills on Monday afternoon. Mr Alexander was at the school to encourage students who will take part in the Bennelong School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s (STEM) Challenge to be held at the 3M Company in Macquarie Park on Wednesday […]

  • Growing a world in Hunters Hill


    Volunteers from the four corners of the world are bringing a vacant block of parkland in Hunters Hill to life with a new international garden. The garden at the Ryde-Hunters Hill Community Centre on Gladesville Road is flourishing with a pot pourri of plants that include herbs, eggplant, horseradish, marigolds, Greek Basil and Jalepeno Peppers. […]

  • Police in major Ice drug bust


    A SUSPECTED drug dealer was caught last Sunday night with the deadly street drug Ice. The accused 44 year old man – whose details haven’t been released – is alleged to have broken into vacant premises in Cobar Way, Macquarie Park around 11.35am on Sunday with a 22 year old man who was arrested when […]

  • Refurbished Horton House re-opened at Gordon


    Twilight Aged Care has recently re-opened Horton House at Gordon after a major rebuild. Residents moved from other Twilight Aged Care homes at Hunters Hill and Beecroft over a five-day period, with all residents settling in extremely well. The new home provides contemporary comforts for residents including beautifully appointed rooms with access to Wi-Fi and […]

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