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Celebrating Dural Rotary Club for one Final Time

[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]It was a proud but sombre gathering of Rotarians at the Dural Rotary Club’s final meeting last month at the Dural Country Club. Members met for a special final dinner on September 30th to celebrate a phenomenal 55 years together […]

Galston Bendigo Bank Hands Back $3 Million to the Community

The Galston and District Community Bank has just celebrated handing back a phenomenal $3 million to the local community since its inception 20 years ago. The Galston branch of Bendigo Bank, located at 384 Galston Road (at Galston Shops), is unlike commercial banks in that it gives a considerable amount of its declared profits back […]

Leading The Charge

PART 2 OF OUR ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEW WITH HILLS SUPERINTENDENT Dooral Roundup Editor and journalist Annette Madjarian continues her report on Hills Police Area Commander Superintendent Darrin Batchelor. Part 1 was published in the October edition. Considering he’s been leading his command since only June last year, Hills Police Area Commander Superintendent Darrin Batchelor (pictured right) […]

Platypus Discovered in Colah Creek Catchment

Platypus were not known to inhabit any waterway within Hornsby Shire. However, in August this year one was sighted and recorded within the Colah Creek catchment. This is very exciting and clearly demonstrates the importance of keeping our waterways as healthy as possible. It’s not every day a platypus is sighted in suburban Sydney, even […]

Hills Council Votes Against Protecting Wildlife on Development Sites

[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 Hills Shire Council has quashed an attempt to introduce enforceable and consistent standards for the handling and management of wildlife on development sites. At its meeting on October 11th, Council rejected a motion put forward by North Ward Councillor […]