The Value of A Historical Society(37 Years Serving Our Community)

historical society

The historical society in the area to the north of Castle Hill is rich in thousands of years of Aboriginal history and is among the oldest for the European story. This area was given the name of Dural by surveyor Meehan in 1817. As the various settlements developed through timber cutting, agriculture and the provision […]

Glenorie Progress Association

Glenorie Progress Association

The June meeting of the Glenorie Progress Association focused mainly on the state of our roads and road safety. With the recent rains, potholes abound everywhere. Some can be quite dangerous. Our local councillors reminded us that if the potholes are reported, Council can then address them. The best and most efficient way to report […]

Winter Warmers -CWA NEWS

Winter Warmers

CWA Galston sewers and crafters work throughout the year, making everything from neonatal humidicrib blankets to joey pouches (for orphaned or abandoned marsupials) and anything in between, helping the community where it’s needed in small but meaningful ways. This year the Galston ladies have been sewing dog coats for the Rescue Resource Winter Warmers Appeal. […]

Galston Girl Guides visit Peak Pursuits, Castle Hill

Galston Girl Guides

Galston Girl Guides continue to have fun and stay active. At the end of term, we visited Peak Pursuits in Castle Hill. The girls enjoyed both the high ropes course and the vertical activities and challenges. They particularly enjoyed the spider web. We welcomed five new girls this term and they all made their promise […]

Ben Meet Who Calls Zambia Home


By Bev Jordan  There’s a magical place in Dural that’s teeming with native wildlife that’s being cared for and nursed back to good health. Zambia Mu the emu, Norman the black swan, Hugo the wallaby and Tigger the kangaroo, are just a few of the guests who have found a safe refuge in the sanctuary’s […]

News from the Friends of Fagan Park

Fagan Park

Fagan Park news Not very much to report this month, as with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, many other community groups have recommenced activities, and guess what – most seem to be on Tuesdays! Work is proceeding on the Howard “Gem” rotary hoe donated a few months ago. It was actually manufactured in UK, where […]

Are your electricity bills climbing? Solar could be the solution for you!

electricity bills

Introducing EM SOLAR, a product division of Electromation, your dedicated local Solar and Electrical providers. The EM SOLAR team is well respected for designing tailored systems built for your home to maximise your return on investment by cutting down your electricity bills. Before we even start to talk to you about products, we will begin […]

The Community Defib Project – Glenorie

Community Defib

A sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical assistance to save that person’s life. A sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anybody at any time and is indicated by someone who is unconscious and NOT breathing. Access to a defibrillator/AED in conjunction with providing effective CPR is time-critical to save […]

Karen Lindley is made a member of the Order of Australia

Karen Lindley

Karen Lindley from Arcadia has been made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for significant service to social welfare initiatives and to the jewellery industry. Karen is a past board member of The Humpty Dumpty Foundation, Bravehearts and the Jewellers Association Australia. “Karen’s legacy is not just a […]

1st Dural Scouts Group News for May

Dural Scouts Group

We encourage our young members to write up events, and the following is a note written by 8-year-old Cub Jessica Edward. Dural Scouts Group On Wednesday 26th May, the Cubs and Joeys of First Dural Scouts Group were invited to the Galston RFS station. We were shown around the fire station and the fire trucks. […]