Walk The Lights

The Lights

By Louise Taylor As the Jacaranda trees turn purple and the Halloween pumpkins are turned into soup, my street, Dobbie Place, gets busy with Christmas preparations. For the past 9 years, I have called Dobbie Place my home, although I’ve been a Glenorie local for almost 20. Living on Dobbie Place, of course, means we […]

Christmas In December At Allegro


Forget Christmas in July….. Allegro is having it when it is supposed to be – In December. On Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 15th December to be exact. Owner Glenn Torta tells us “For the first time in 30 years Allegro is opening for Christmas, providing menu lunches for smaller groups of 6, 8 or even […]

Glenorie Progress Association

Glenorie Progress Association

Glenorie Community Carols on again in 2020. Save the date: Sunday 6PM 20th December 2020 Fantastic to hear that the Glenorie Community Carol tradition will continue in 2020. Save the date—location to be announced shortly, probably the Les Shore Oval. Keep an eye on the Galston Glenorie & Hills Rural News website and Facebook page […]

Bid To Reduce 80km Speed Limit

Speed Limit

By Bev Jordan Two fatal accidents on Cattai Ridge Road, Glenorie a year apart have intensified a campaign to have the road’s 80km/h speed limit reduced. Geoff Benfield, a Board member at Glenorie RSL and founder of Glenorie Hockey Club died when his motorbike crashed into a stationary truck on Cattai Ridge Rd just before […]

The Boathouse Dural?

Boathouse Dural

Many residents have been driving past Hargraves Nursery and wondering when it will be developed and what it might be. Here are some details which may give you some idea of what to expect. The DA to redevelop the site was lodged with Hills Shire Council by Isaac Property Developments. Isaac Property Developments became joint […]

What Did You Get

Did You Get

By Katy Joscelyne In the beautiful historical records surrounding the birth of Jesus, the focus is on what the three wise men gave the child, not on what the holy child got. Contrast this with today’s children and you’ll predominantly hear them excitedly asking each other “What did you get?” and the replies, “I got…”. […]

News – The Friends Of Fagan Park

Friends Of Fagan Park

Well, serves me right for taking Council at their word! They later reneged on allowing us to open as I reported last month, and no indication on when that might change – most disappointing. We wish all our supporters and followers a safe and healthy Christmas, and may 2021 herald a return to near normal […]

CWA Galston News

CWA Galston

In a year like no other, we sincerely hope that this message from CWA Galston President Jann McKinnon finds you well. On behalf of the members of the Galston Branch of the Country Women’s Association of New South Wales, I extend our very best wishes to you all for the upcoming Christmas celebrations. Sadly, because […]

Newcomers The Nevin Family

Nevin Family

We are what is often referred to as ping pong Poms! We moved to Australia with our three children in 2004 and returned to England a year later as things didn’t quite work out as expected. We settled back into English life and purchased a lovely new home, but the thought of Australia was never […]