Galston Bowler Returns From Tokyo Olympics


Contributed by Chris Farmer Olympic I sit alone in my hotel room in beautiful Sydney (currently a ghost town). This is day 5 of 14 days in hotel quarantine. I am not complaining and understand that this is necessary to keep all safe from Covid. In Tokyo, I’ve been poked and prodded, beeped at and […]

Record Breaking Lady And Her Austin


by Vern Sotter You may see this Austin Freeway travelling through Pennant Hills, Dural and Galston on a Tuesday on its way to Fagan Park where its owner volunteers in the Heritage area. This car is unique, possibly the only genuine prototype of any make in regular use in Australia today. Yes, this vehicle is […]

First Dural Venturers take to Zoom

First Dural Venturers

It is not easy to manage scouting activities during a pandemic lockdown, but the enterprising youngsters at First Dural Venturers have moved to Zoom, with an origami meeting in late July and a Kahoot(quiz) meeting and a home-based in scavenger hunt in August. They started the origami with an envelope so that Venturers could get […]

A Road to Healing Julian


On the 29th of April 2006 Julian was 17, and he was out celebrating a friend’s birthday at his house in Kenthurst. Julian didn’t feel quite right, so he decided to go for a drive with a friend for some unknown reason. It turns out that going for this drive saved Julian’s life. As Julian […]

Local Twins Raising Funds to Support Fijian Families Affected by Covid-19


Lisa and Zoe Paisley are the Paisley twins currently on a mission to create positive social change in the communities they work in. Growing up in Dural, then Arcadia, the girls have always had the opportunity to collect eggs from their hens or veggies from the garden. After going to Galston High School, the Paisley […]

Arcadia Galston – Residents Association Inc.

Arcadia Galston

AGRA (Arcadia Galston – Residents Association) held the AGM and General Meeting on the 3rd August via Zoom with thirty three members attending. All positions were declared vacant with all officer bearers reinstated to their positions. As President, I would like to that the Executive and Committee for their work in the past 12 months, […]

Steel building that fit your needs like a glove

Steel building

With a huge range of residential, rural and commercial Steel buildings, Sheds n Homes pride themselves on top-level service to create a premium product at an affordable price. Arranging a custom shed, garage, patio, barn, industrial warehouse, granny flat or kit home can be a tricky business. There is a lot to consider, from design […]

Shipping Container to Lebanon


By Tony Dagher The Lebanese people are in a critical situation at the moment. I have a team of helping hands from our local community members who support getting this mission off the ground. There are many problems in Lebanon, one of which is that they only have power for 2 hours a day. They […]

Come to Spencer and find Serenity


By Robyn Downham Spencer  Pete Rush, local sculptor and artist has just unveiled his latest sculpture of a stunning mystical creation called Serenity (named by a local) which takes its inspiration from ancient Egyptian art. This evocative sculpture enhances the beauty of Hawkesbury and its surroundings and is already having a positive impact on tourism […]

A Graphic Art Form

Graphic Art

CHIARA MARSHALL Graphic Art  I’ve always loved drawing and have been creating digital art for about 7 years now, so the choice to go into graphic art design and illustration for my career was obvious for me. I studied graphic art design at Western Sydney University. This study allowed me to experiment in various areas […]