Weaving Connections Through Nature

The Hills have been coming alive with basket weaving this summer, with residents learning how to weave from locally foraged fibres. Award-winning Galston artist Kirrily Jordan has been teaching people how to identify plants for use and turn them into their own gorgeous creations. “Everyone at my workshops has been so excited to learn to […]

The Probus Club Of the Hills Inc

Whilst there was no meeting in January a number of activities still took place. The golfers and the snooker players continued throughout the month as did the Finance Group. The usual monthly meeting resumed in February where we heard an enlightening address from Zen Wijeyesighe whose topic was Cyber Security. He made us much more […]

Dural Scouts Start New Year

Dural Scout Group finished off the year with considerable activity. The Cubs went camping at Bundilla Scout Camp. They practised campcraft skills including ropework, fire-lighting and cooking. The evening campfire was great fun, particularly the roasted marshmallows. Cubs and Joeys had a combined fishing night at Berowra Waters. Lots of fun trying to hook a […]

Enter Remagine Waste and Environmental Art Prize 2023 by 26 April

Local and national artists have less than two months to enter Remagine, Hornsby Shire Council’s waste and environmental art prize. With a total prize pool of $11,000, entries close on 26 April 2023. Hosted by Hornsby Shire Council in partnership with the Hornsby Art Society since 2009, the Remagine Art Prize challenges artists to create […]

Sustainability Grants Awarded to Castle Hill Schools

Member for Castle Hill Ray Williams MP today announced that funding has been secured for an innovative sustainability projects at both Dural Public School and Jasper Road Public School. The $10 million NSW Liberal and Nationals Government Sustainable Schools Grants Program supports students to develop sustainability projects with grants of up to $15,000 for student-lead […]