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D-CAF Galston Assists Locals With Dementia

D-Caf Galston is a friendly and social group that meets every Monday from 10am–12noon, welcoming those living with dementia and a family member/carer to a delightful morning of friendship and activities. Take part in gentle exercises (with the guidance of a specially trained Exercise Physiotherapist), art classes, games, music and singing led by talented Galston […]

Brittany’s Carefree Debut

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-1/5 vc_col-md-1/5 vc_col-xs-1/5″][us_image image=”81825″ size=”thumbnail” align=”left” style=”circle” has_ratio=”1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″ offset=”vc_col-lg-4/5 vc_col-md-4/5 vc_col-xs-4/5″][vc_column_text]By Annette Madjarian[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Emerging country singer Brittany Maggs has been singing for as long as she’s been talking. The Dural resident reminisces about singing in her bedroom for “hours and hours and hours” after getting home after school. She laughs while sharing a […]

Indigenous Voice to be Heard

Representation of First Nations people in the Hornsby Shire is set to improve, with 14 community members appointed to the Hornsby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Consultative Committee (HATSICC) at Council’s August meeting. Formed in 2006, HATSICC has gone from strength to strength, with this new intake including 11 Aboriginal people, almost doubling last year, […]

Residents Call For $11 Million Dural Sport Centre to be Rejected

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-1/5 vc_col-md-1/5 vc_col-xs-1/5″][us_image image=”81825″ size=”thumbnail” align=”left” style=”circle” has_ratio=”1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″ offset=”vc_col-lg-4/5 vc_col-md-4/5 vc_col-xs-4/5″][vc_column_text]By Annette Madjarian[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An $11 million-plus development in Dural has been described as a “sporting facility on steroids” and completely unacceptable by local residents. Ambitious plans for the Sports & Recreation Facilities Centre at 639 Old Northern Rd Dural outline it will operate […]

Council’s Catty Call

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-1/5 vc_col-md-1/5 vc_col-xs-1/5″][us_image image=”81825″ size=”thumbnail” align=”left” style=”circle” has_ratio=”1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″ offset=”vc_col-lg-4/5 vc_col-md-4/5 vc_col-xs-4/5″][vc_column_text]By Annette Madjarian[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hornsby Council is leading a push for the NSW Government to be lobbied to allow domestic cats to be secured at home and also to give Council power to euthanise feral cats. At its Council meeting on August 10, Council […]