A Fond Farewell

Photo by Paul Briton, Arcadia

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Irene Rogers at the age of 95. Irene was one of the original members of the Progress Association of Galston which was formed in 1967. She created the first local community newsletter called the Galston Gazette which was only 4-5 pages each month, keeping […]


Members and families from the Dural Country Club Fishing Club recently went on an extended weekend away to the lovely seaside town of Greenwell Point. Saturday night is always Fish BBQ night when they all get together for a social evening and enjoy the catches of the day, followed by sweet treats prepared by the […]


With no competitions at Dural, the ladies are playing in the District Pennant competition. The side of eight (two teams of four), has been playing Grade 1 in the Mitchell District which takes in Blacktown, The Hills and Wentworthville and some closer clubs like Castle Hill and Pennant Hills. While the travelling is timeconsuming and […]

Doctor Tutor

Hi, my name is Marcus Whelan. I am the proud new owner/ operator of an exciting franchise business called Tutor Doctor. As a father of four beautiful children, I know first-hand and firmly believe in the vital role education and successful learning plays in the development of healthy, happy children, teens and adults. That’s why […]


When you’re hiking with a group of people for four days, you need to learn to deal with individuals no matter how frustrated you get. Four other Scouts and I went on a series of hikes in Jindabyne from the 29th of March to the 1st of April. In total we hiked around 31 kilometres […]


Hills District RSL ANZAC Day service – Galston Cenotaph Federal Member for Berowra, Julian Leeser MP, joined the Galston community to honour the sacrifice and service of the brave men and women who have served and are currently serving in our Armed Forces around the world. “Today, we bear witness to the sacrifices of our […]


Well, those halcyon summer days have gone, we are now on the downhill run towards winter. The leaves are still turning on a few late deciduous trees, and the faint tang of smoke in the air alerts us to the colder days ahead. May is a busy month at our Salvos stores in Glenorie and […]

The Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society

Invites you to Jane Austen’s Secret D’Arcy Wentworth – was there an Australian connection? An afternoon with our Special Guest Speaker Wal Walker Please join us at the Chapel on Saturday, May 25th where we are pleased to welcome Wal Walker author of Jane & D’Arcy. Wal is a descendant of the colonial surgeon D’Arcy […]