Stone Fruit Growers Show Resilience

Daniella Scotti’s family have been growing stone fruit in Glenorie for more than 30 years. Daniella shares with the Galston, Glenorie & Hills Rural Community News her family’s challenges with this year’s crop, particularly on the back of the ongoing excessive rain. Tony and Lucia Scotti (pictured below) represent a shrinking number of farmers across […]

Baulkham Hills Complex of Fires

On December 4th 2002 a rare solar eclipse occurred, visible to much of the southern hemisphere. On that day another significant event occurred in The Hills and Hornsby Districts that would forever change the lives of those whom were present. Inspector Rolf Poole shares his story. Three large bush fires started on the same day […]

Sandra’s Ceramics Studio

Celebrates 25 Years Established in 1997, Sandra’s Ceramics Studio has evolved from a predominantly teaching studio to a high quality online ceramic giftware store. ( Well known locally through the annual Arcadian Artists Trail, Sandra and Maria Vumbaca continue to create stylish and affordable homewares to suit all tastes and budgets. There is certainly something […]

Politicians Discuss Local Telco Failures

Federal Member for Berowra Julian Leeser last month met with local residents impacted by “telco failures”, as he vows to continue fighting for better services for the local community. Mr Leeser hosted Shadow Minister for Communications Sarah Henderson on the visit to Glenorie and surrounds to discuss how the telecommunications issues are having an “ongoing, […]

Merry Christmas from Dural Scouts

First Dural Venturer Scouts recently spent a long weekend camping and hiking at Patonga. Maximillion reported on their adventures: We hiked to the campsite and went to the beach a couple times. We all had different things to cook for dinner. Alex just had noodles and Darcy had all kinds of fabulous foods. Tegan had […]