• Community Info Expo in Eastwood Plaza


    City of Ryde will hold a Community Info Expo on Thursday March 23 in Eastwood Plaza, Rowe Street, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The Expo celebrates interculturalisam and community spirit. Find out about services, information and get involved: Aged Care; Health; Housing; Centrelink; Council Services; Family Services; Volunteering; Home & Community Care; Education; Legal Services; Settlement […]

  • Community consultation for Disability Inclusion Action Plan


    HELP US to make Hunters Hill Council a better place for people living with a disability to live, work and visit by helping us develop a Disability Inclusion Action Plan. If you are living with a disability or know someone who is we would love to hear what you have to say on the following […]

  • Macquarie Uni’s Dr Catherine Birman named our State Woman of the Year


    Renowned Macquarie University based surgeon, Associate Professor Catherine Birman, has won the 2017 NSW Premier’s Award for Woman of the Year. Associate Professor Birman was awarded the 2017 title at a ceremony at Parliament House last Wednesday to coincide with International Women’s Day. Dr Birman is one of the most experienced cochlear implant surgeons in […]

  • Smart local students triumphant with high tech skills


    Carlingford High, Melrose Park Public School and Epping Boys High are the inaugural winners of the Medtronic Bennelong Schools’ STEM Challenge. The final exhibition and judging event for the Medtronic Bennelong Schools’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Challenge was held at Medtronic’s Macquarie Park headquarters on Wednesday night with over 100 students, teachers and […]

  • Police act on student cyberbullying


    Police from the Ryde Local Area Command met with local students at Marsden High School last week to discuss cyberbullying and other youth related crime. Students from Marsden High, Epping Boys High, Ryde Secondary College and Marist Sisters College (Woolwich) took part in the police information day that saw officers get the message across that […]

  • Talented local Saba brothers with important message to sing


    THREE brothers from St Michael’s Primary School Meadowbank are using music to promote the nationwide anti-bullying movement. Brothers Raymond (18), Steven (16) and twelve year old Nathan are siblings who have a passion for music and a commitment to their cause and have performed at venues that include the Bayview Hotel in Gladesville. With Raymond […]

  • Local Neighbourhood Watch 30 Years Milestone


    Local Ryde Eastwood Neighbourhood Watch District groups marked a milestone by celebrating 30 years since being formed in the Eastwood, Denistone and West Ryde areas last week. At their Annual General Meeting at Denistone Sports and Bowling Club a new committee took up the reins to continue the challenge of informing the local neighbourhood  on […]

  • Brave Epping athlete Jordan runs for Epilepsy awareness


    Epping’s Jordan Downes has raised more than $2,000 to support Epilepsy Action Australia as part of his own personal challenge. Jordan raised the money at the 2016 City To Surf run and revealed his motivation exclusively to The Weekly Times. “My reason for doing this comes as a result of epilepsy being part of my […]

  • Easter Bunny hops into RDA Ryde Centre


    RIDING for the Disabled Association (NSW) Ryde Centre in Culloden Road Marsfield had an early visit recently from the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny gave away free chocolate eggs and drew the raffle at the RDA’s recent Car Boot Sale & Fair – raising money to continue the good work of the volunteers assisting disabled […]

  • Sports Star awards for Harry and Sophie


    EMERGING Ryde-Parramatta golfer Harry Doig and NSW U/17 netball goalshooter Sophie Dwyer received their TWT Club Six/Ryde Sports Foundation Sports Star of the Month awards last Friday night at North Ryde Golf Club. Scratch marker Harry, 17, is pictured accepting his $300 cheque from North Ryde Golf Club vice president Michael Flaherty while Sophie’s cricketing […]

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