Arcadian Artists 2019 Exhibition and Art Trail

9TH AND 10TH NOVEMBER The Arcadian Artists Trail is almost here. It really is a must. If you have ever wondered how artists do their work, or what their studios look like, now is the opportunity to take a sneak peek. Once a year we have been opening our studios for people to visit, and […]

Galston Garden Club

Our speaker for September was from the Frog and Tadpole study group. We were given an interesting talk on the various frogs that live in Australia, more specifically in the Sydney area. They brought in a selection of frogs for us to see. There was a beautiful specimen of a Green Tree frog that sat […]

Neighborhood Watch Report

Neighborhood Watch Report

September has been a particularly horrific month on our roads. Arndell teacher, Karen Mitchell, 34, was was tragically killed in a head on crash along Cattai Ridge Road, near Halcrows Road intersection. The scene was attended by our local RFS together with police, ambulances and careflight. The other driver sustained critical injuries and was transported […]

From one country’s women to another’s

Photographer: Kiara Worth Location: Komo, Southern Highlands, PNG

“On a hot afternoon, a group of women in Kopianda village, Papua New Guinea, sit beneath the shelter of a ‘haus win’, sharing stories about their latest initiative: a baking enterprise using drum ovens. The women are the backbone of society, caring for their families, tending to food gardens, and now contributing financially to ensure […]

Slow internet and poor mobile reception can be a thing of the past

Living in the area we do, it is easy to accept that there will be compromises. Certain things won’t work as well as they might closer to the city, and connectivity is one of them. Mobile phone reception is poor, and ADSL connections are worse. However, there are very good ways to get around these […]

Salvation Army

Did You Get

Spring is not only with us with flowering garden beds and gum trees in blossom, but seems to be heralding a hot, dry summer. The long-range weather forecasts are far from optimistic for those of us who love a rainy day! At our Dural and Glenorie stores we are tailoring our merchandise to reflect the […]

News from the Friends of Fagan Park

Well, our wishes did come true – what a lovely lot of rain we had at the end of August! Unfortunately, the catchment and the farmers missed out, but it has freshened up the park for our Open Day on Sunday of the long weekend, 6th October. Come and join us, meet some of the […]

Glenorie Progress Association

LOTS OF PLANNING GOING ON The Glenorie community is at an interesting juncture in time in terms of planning. Glenorie is split by two local councils, The Hills Shire and Hornsby Shire councils. Both councils are undertaking planning reviews and planning. The Hills Shire Council has drafted 2036 Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) and Hornsby […]

You Raized Me Up

We have written earlier about “falls prevention strategies”. But what if we did have a fall? There are several techniques that can be applied by a persons to get up on their own, provided there is no injury or no medical attention required. Your Occupational Therapist would provide a technique that is personally suitable to […]

Melbourne Cup

You can celebrate anything anywhere, including the Melbourne Cup, as one exclusive restaurant, Biviano’s Dural will prove. Biviano’s Dural will be the scene of fun and glamour during their sixth Melbourne Cup three-course luncheon on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 11.30am to 4pm. People can dance to relaxing party music provided by a DJ, and live […]