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Hidden in the Hills Lake Parramatta

Lake Parramatta

[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=”81787″ 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 Lachlan Turner[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Although Lake Parramatta no longer borders the former Hills Shire Council area, it has long been an enjoyable recreational destination for people living in the vicinity of North Parramatta North Rocks and Carlingford. Most visitors tend to stay in […]

Bromeliad Society of Australia

The next meeting of the Bromeliad Society of Australia will be on Saturday, 19th November at the Federation Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Showground Road, Castle Hill off Doran Drive. Bromeliad sales to the public from 10am with the meeting commencing at 12noon. Tony and Karen Matson from Cut Above Tools are our guests and Tony’s […]

Bushcare Volunteer Barry Lees Awarded

Galston resident Barry Lees has been named Senior and Overall Regional Volunteer of the Year by The Centre for Volunteering, after some two decades of dedication to preserving Hornsby Shire’s beautiful natural environment. Mr Lees has volunteered with Hornsby Council’s Bushcare program and other organisations since 2002. As leader of the Carrs Bush Bushcare group […]

Rural Round Up

[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=”78537″ 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 Warren Waddell[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With all the rain we have had it is hard to imagine bushfire preparation being a priority. However, I was pleased to attend the Wiseman’s Ferry Recovery and Planning presentation day during September. The day provided an excellent opportunity for […]

Galston Gorge Reopened

WestInvest Funding Matt Kean mp Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Galston Gorge HSC Booster lockdown Hornsby, Grand Openings, NSW Government Local News

[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=”76490″ 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 Matt Kean[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I am so relieved with the daytime reopening of Galston Gorge as scheduled after extensive repair work and measures to minimize chances of future closures to this important road. I know most of 2022 has been a very difficult period […]

Community Reconnected

[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]One of the great joys of 2022 has been watching our community reconnect after the very difficult years we have just been through. I am grateful to all the leaders in our area who are working as volunteers to ensure […]