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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAILSTONES The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 3:25 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Erskine Park and St Marys. These thunderstorms are moving towards the southeast. They are forecast to affect Horsley Park, Leppington and Liverpool by 3:55 pm and Sutherland, Fairfield […]

Spring Native Plant Giveaways

A reminder that native plant giveaways are back! 
We have scheduled five more of our native plant giveaway events at Warada Ngurang Community Nursery to take place in late October and November with the first event kicking off this tomorrow, 26 October. Each residential property in Hornsby Shire is entitled to four free native plants […]

Frogbit Found in Dam at Oakville

Look out for Frogbit! This smothering waterweed is illegal to have, move or sell in NSW. It has been found in aquariums and backyard ponds and for sale in aquarium shops, at markets and online. Frogbit has been found in Oakville.  So, if you see a plant in your dam or local creek or our […]

Minor Flooding – Stay Informed Advice Warning

The NSW SES has issued Stay Informed – Advice warnings for: • Menangle and surrounds • Penrith and surrounds • Colo and surrounds • North Richmond and surrounds • Sackville and surrounds • Gunderman, Spencer, Wisemans Ferry and surrounds • Wallacia and surrounds • Lower Portland and surrounds • Windsor and surrounds STAY INFORMED about […]

Monitor Lizzard Makes Home in Residential Roof

On Saturday 22nd October, the Hills SES unit received what seemed to be a usual roof job but the story was far from the usual storm callout. Monitor Lizzard on roof. The resident explained to the Hills SES that a couple of Monitor Lizzards had made a home in the roof of their house and as a result had […]