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Spectacular Season for Waratahs

Hazard reduction backburns in recent years and significant winter rain have combined to make the native wildflower season spectacular. Waratahs in particular, are flourishing, with these large, vibrant red flowers dotted everywhere around our local bushland. Several local residents have also mastered the tricky art of successfully planting them in their garden which also look […]

Bromeliad Society of Australia

Bromeliad Autumn Show

The next meeting of the Bromeliad Society of Australia will be on Saturday, 15th October at the Federation Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Showground Road, Castle Hill off Doran Drive. Bromeliad sales to the public from 10am and the meeting commencing at 12noon. The BSA is pleased to announce that local bromeliad guru Allan Beard of […]

Importance of Mental Health

[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=”11081″ 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 Julian Leeser[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]October is Mental Health month. Concerningly, our local area has one of the highest rates of deaths by suicide, and instances of self-harm, in metro Sydney. There were more than 100 deaths by suicide between 2016-2020 in the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai area. […]

The Centre Cafe

The Centre Cafe is the hub of THE CENTRE. In the past it has supported the Sports Centre and Dural Baptist Church by opening for snacks and special events. In mid 2021 the Cafe was opened as a fully fledge Cafe with it’s own Cafe menu. It opens for breakfast from 7am on weekdays (8am […]