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Local Geriatrician Receives Top Honour

[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]Local resident and Professor Susan Kurrle, MD PhD, has been officially awarded and acknowledged for her “invaluable contribution” to developing services for elderly residents in the Hornsby Shire and the country. Professor Kurrle (pictured) was recently announced as the recipient […]

Floods Frustration

[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]Residents across the wider Hills to Hawkesbury region affected by flooding are living on edge and struggling, while the State and Federal Governments play political hot potato over funding for the Warragamba Dam wall-raising project. NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet last […]

Holes Big Enough to Swallow a Car

[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]The state of the roads across both the Hills and Hornsby Districts continues to worsen, with potholes now turning into wide gaping holes, leading to treacherous driving conditions for locals. Locals were again taking to Facebook community pages to vent […]

Galston Gorge Reopened

The re-opening of the Galston Gorge has been a welcome relief for locals, after some three months of closure. Galston Road was closed in early August to allow for major stabilisation and engineering works following local flooding in the area. NSW Hornsby MP and Treasurer Matt Kean welcomed the re-opening and thanked affected motorists for […]

Rates Increase on The Cards

[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]Residents of the Hornsby Shire will likely be hit with an increase in rates in order to allow Hornsby Council to secure long-term financial stability, maintain assets, and fund high priority initiatives for the community. At its meeting in October, […]