Local High School Teacher named Australia’s Local Hero for 2018.

Innovative public high school teacher, Mr Eddie Woo, who teaches mathematics at Cherrybrook Technology High School, has been named as Australia’s Local Hero in the 2018 Australia Day Awards. In 2012, Mr Woo started posting videos online for a student who was sick with cancer and missing a lot of school. Before long, his videos […]

News from the Friends of Fagan Park

Australia Day, 2017

After a short recess for the Festive Season, we, the volunteers, are back into our regular Tuesday working days. When you read this, our Australia Day Open Day will have passed, and we can look forward to the next major event on ANZAC Day. In between times, the public can visit the museums on Tuesdays, […]

Galston Girl Guides in the local community

Christmas was a busy time for Galston Girl Guides. We sang Christmas carols to the residents at Mark Donaldson VC House, Rowland Village, Galston and also sang carols outside Bendigo Bank. At the end of term the girls enjoyed Ten Pin Bowling in Castle Hill. We start back on Thursday 8th February. If your daughter […]

Eastbend – Update and Notice of Upcoming Meeting

At the Eastbend Rural Communications AGM in November last year the same Committee was returned as for the previous year. Earlier in the year, a new computer and accessories were purchased, partly funded by a donation from Bendigo Bank. A certificate of thanks was presented to the bank with a copy included in Living Heritage. […]

Wisemans Ferry Community Men’s Shed Inc

Commencing 16th January, 2018 the Men’s Shed will be open from 9.30am Tuesday and Saturday for members to come and hang out, drink tea, chat and banter, drink more tea and maybe do some shed activities. Activities like woodwork, metalwork, model making, repairs, photography or work on the internet (training will start in new year). […]

Dural Bowlers

Rear L-R: L Lesslie, S. Vindin, M. Bonvino, C. Fitzgerald Front: B. Wood, M. Yeend, B. Palmer, K. Turrell

The men and women joined for a Trophy Day when all those who won, or were runners-up in, events in 2017 received their trophies. Led by President Rob Whiddon the men all arrived in very bright/Christmassy shirts which were almost matched by the ladies. A number of repeat winners wore a track to the dais […]

Billi & Gus

With the opening of Billi & Gus, Round Corner’s newest retail business, its owners have achieved a long held ambition and they couldn’t be happier with the response they have had from the local community. For some time, Gillian O’Rourke, with the invaluable assistance of her sister who works in the homewares industry, has harboured […]

Theft Over the Holidays at St. Columbs Arcadia

Sometime between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day a picture ( framed copy of The Last Supper) over the altar and an old wooden cross kept in the centre of the altar were stolen. These items have been in the church for many, many decades. The local congregation are very saddened by the theft. On […]

Arcadian Quilters Inc

Our Christmas party lunch was held December 6 at Galston with our special guests from the Riding for the Disabled at Box Hill. We were told of the new activities, new sensory gardens, treasure trails and also the ability to photograph the property with dams, water lilies and resident pets. One very interesting comment told […]

Winners are Grinners

Ron Denyer, Guiseppe Militello & Udo Hoppe

Members of the Dural Country Club Fishing Club enjoyed a wonderful Christmas/Awards Presentation afternoon in the Garden of the Dural Country Club. A delicious lunch was prepared by the recently opened restaurant at the Club, “Fedele’s @ Dural” followed by the Annual Awards Presentation. This year the main awards were presented to: Club Champion    […]