Wednesday 9th May2012
It’s All Happening in TWT Territory!
Ryde Civic Centre
Civic development to be up and running by 2017
The Ryde Civic Centre will be demolished and replaced by a massive civic/residential tower development by July 31, 2017, under a new timetable put to councillors last week.
Council squabble over
Ryde City Council is to put on public display two competing masterplans for Cox’s Road, North Ryde, despite pleas from the Mayor and senior staff not to do it.
Council action over black spot
Hard hitting coverage by The Weekly Times has forced Ryde City Council to take urgent action to protect pedestrians in West Ryde.
Ryde-Hunters Hill Hockey Club
conned by both Labor & Liberal!
The O’Farrell Coalition Government is proving to be no better than its predecessor Labor Government in keeping pre-election promises.
Residents in Allengrove Crescent in North Ryde are celebrating the defeat of a plan to put a multi storey residential development in their backyard.
Australia-China celebrations at Sydney Opera House
40th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Australia and China were celebrated at the Sydney Opera House last Sunday with concerts and a cocktail party attended by NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, Philip Ruddock MP and Bennelong MP John Alexander among other distinguished guests from Australia and China.
Symphony Orchestra celebration
Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra inaugural concert was an outstanding success with over 500 people packing St Joseph’s College Br Emilian Hall Hunters Hill last Sunday afternoon to rapturous applause.
‘Fish’ portrait lands art prize for Balmain painter
Balmain based painter Mertim Gokalp has won the Regional Winner Prize at the upcoming Hunters Hill Art Exhibition.
Talk on Aussie silver marking
Christine Erratt is to give an illustrated talk on Silversmithing in Australia – from colonial to contemporary times, at the next Vienna Cottage Heritage talk.
Anniversary for Fr Kevin Hunters Hill’s Parish Priest Fr Kevin
Bates SM, born in Geelong and ordained as a Marist priest in Melbourne in 1972, celebrates the 40th Anniversary of his ordination this week.
HUNTERS HILL VILLAGE
30 years of family support
Ryde Family Support Service will celebrate 30 years of providing support to families in the Ryde and Hunters Hill area during 2012.
Reigning 2011 TWT Teen Queen Emily Munro, seen here on the front page of The Weekly Times January 11 edition, is co-ordinating an event this Friday at Hunters Hill High School to raise funds to promote breast cancer awareness.
Wests’ stalwart Bill celebrates big day
LEGENDARY Western Suburbs rugby league forward and long time Hunters Hill resident Billy Owens chalked up another milestone last Friday when he celebrated his 80th birthday.
Gwen Carpenter Pairs Trophy
Winners Elaine Meagher and Elvie Craven...Details..
Shamrocks’ Reunion Sports Dinner
DUNDAS Shamrocks (formerly St Patricks) Junior Rugby League Club will stage a 48th year Reunion Sports Dinner this Friday May 11 in Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club auditorium from 7pm.
Their first days on the beat
Gladesville Police has four new rookie officers and they took their first steps on the beat on Monday.
TWT Club6 Sports Star of Year Awards
Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club auditorium was packed for last Saturday night’s TWT Club6 Ryde Sports Foundation Sports Star of the Year Award Presentation and Gala Dinner..
1st Epping Rovers celebrated their 90th birthday with a party at the Epping Scout Hall last Sunday week.
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