Wednesday 11th July 2012
D-DAY FOR CIVIC
D-Day is rapidly approaching for Ryde City Council and its highly controversial Ryde Civic Centre Precinct Redevelopment project.
Maroon flag flies on Sydney Harbour Bridge
Barry Keeps His Promise
Vic Tagg seeks re-election to
East Ward Councillor and former mayor Vic Tagg this week announces he will stand again for Ryde City Council at the September 8 Local Government elections “to help clean up the mess”.
ALP pledge to support local Korean families
Three of the leading Labor Party candidates for this September’s Ryde City Council are seeking the views of the local Korean-speaking community.
Council ‘slow to remove playground porn graffiti’
Pornographic graffiti has been removed from the children’s playground in Anderson Park, Meadowbank thanks to outraged parents.
MCC spells Macquarie
The once highly respected and successful Macquarie Community College is in a state of turmoil under the current management – team which is threatening its future existence critics say.
Proof rubbish attracts ...
A stuffed toy with a bad attitude to waste has proved what residents in Meadowbank have claimed for years - dumped rubbish quickly attracts more rubbish.
Ryde Rivers Festival
Ryde Rivers Festival 2012 will be the biggest and best yet with a record entry for the Dragon Boat races on Sunday September 9 from 9am to 3pm on the banks of the Parramatta River at Kissing Point and Bennelong Parks Putney.
Pipe band leads the way
One of Australia’s best Scots pipe and drum bands will lead this year’s Moocooboola Parade on Sunday August 5.
National honours for Hunters Hill rugby colt Andy Kellaway
GLADESVILLE teenager Andrew Kellaway has gained selection in the 2012 Australian Schoolboys rugby union team.
A young voice for parliament
The parliamentary career of Lane Cove political aspirant Sophie Lara-Watson is being closely monitored by her local MP Anthony Roberts.
Happy 102 Harold
HAROLD WILSON of North Ryde turns 102 next Tuesday same day as North Ryde RSL Community Club president Barry Herbert
Back to Boronia Park Day
HUNTERS Hill Rugby Club - celebrating 120 years of rugby since 1892 - will hold a Back to Boronia Park Oval Day on Saturday July 21.Details..
Benefit Night for rugby stalwart
A BENEFIT Night has been organised for Ryde rugby icon Chris Harvey - one of the true gentlemen of the code - on Saturday July 28 in the Pittwater Room at North Ryde RSL Community Club.
Lane Cove Rugby memorabilia
Calling all past and present members of Lane Cove Rugby Club.
Were you a Scout or Guide?
As Baden-Powell in his time found that there was a need for the young generation to be spiritually healthy in a noxious world and become good citizens - so today there is that same need for both young and ‘old’.
Call on our police to go west
State Opposition Leader John Robertson has called for police from low-crime areas in Sydney’s lower North Shore to be temporarily posted to the western suburbs after Sydney’s 70th shooting incident on Saturday.
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