CWA Galston Needs Your Vote!


Every three months Australian Seniors Insurance Agency supports two local community groups who are in need of funding and invite customers to vote for their favourite. The group with the most votes will receive a donation of $1,000. CWA Galston started in 1958 and is a branch of the CWA of NSW and Nepean Group. […]

Local Lions Club’s New Cancer Research Project

Cancer Research

By Lion Geoff Irvine Since 2004 the West Pennant Hills Cherrybrook Lions Club has been supporting The Westmead Children’s Hospital Cancer Research Unit [WCHCRU] to improve treatment and survival rates for child cancer patients. During the past 16 years the Club has raised and donated over $200,000 to fund important studies and research projects. The […]

Tree Traps Woman

Tree Traps Woman

A 26-year-old woman sustained injuries to her neck and lower limbs when a tree fell onto the caravan she was in during the storms on Monday, January 4. CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance at 4:45pm and landed in Wiseman’s Ferry on a nearby oval around 5.05pm. NSW Ambulance paramedics had provided […]

New Look For Hornsby Library

Hornsby Library

By Nick Cook Hornsby Library is about to undergo a significant makeover, becoming larger and more attractive. A brand new children’s area, along with new spaces for events and computer sessions, are just some of the changes that will be made. “The library will have an entirely new look that will make it even more […]

Extinction Of This Lion

Extinction Of This Lion

By Vern Sotter In December last the FE-FC Holden car Club of NSW made a visit to the Heartland Holden dealership for a photoshoot before the closure of the Holden division at Penrith as the signage and sales of the iconic Holden will disappear forever. In excess of 24 FE and FC model cars were […]

A Trip To The Country

Trip To The Country

Covid-19? Yes, Galston high school students? No, Rotarians? Yes. The end of November has been for many years the time year 9 Galston High school ag science class heads to Quirindi to get a feel of different types of farming there are on the Liverpool Plains. The year 2020 was the first time since 1985 […]

Arcadian Quilters News

Arcadian Quilters News

Very happily we were able to attend our first indoor meeting for this year at our “home venue” … the Galston Community Health Centre, The Glade, Arcadia Road. Social distancing and masks were required so we were well spread-out but together none the less, fortunately there was no “naughty corner” as we all managed very […]

Be A Mate To Our Furry Friends In The Heat

Furry Friends

RSPCA New South Wales RSPCA NSW is urging all pet owners to keep their pets cool, hydrated, and safe this summer. As temperatures across the state begin to rise above 40 degrees Celsius, it is crucial pet owners make precautions for their pets to avoid potential heat stress, and fatalities, this summer. Your pets cannot […]

Dural And District Historical Society Inc – News From History Cottage

Historical Society

But Mousie, thou are no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o’ Mice and Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! Robert Burns might have summed up the thoughts of many community organisations in this penultimate verse of his poem, To a […]