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Older Women Experiencing Homelessness in Increasing Numbers

Older Women Experiencing Homelessness in Increasing Numbers

In 2019 as statistics began to emerge about the increasing number of older women experiencing homelessness, members of Soroptimist International of The Hills District felt a need to address the issue and bring a focus to the community to highlight the growing problem. This culminated in the Club partnering with the SI Hornsby Club to hold a […]

Dural And District Historical Society Inc

Christmas lunch

The Society Christmas lunch will close a wonderful year for the Society. Talking to other organisations the common theme has been that their membership and attendance have not recovered from the Covid pandemic. The DDHS has surprised all visitors by showing the opposite. The membership has grown and the attendance has always been above fifty, […]

Remembering A Local Flood Hero

Remembering A Local Hero

The recent floods brought back the story of Willie Porter from Old Northern Road, Middle Dural who was awarded a medal for bravery in 1927. After a period of heavy rain Willie and his neighbour Thomas McKeown were travelling from Hornsby back across the Colah Creek causeway on the part of Mid Dural Road that’s […]