Galston Glenorie & Hills Rural News


Have your say on Upgrade of New Line Road at Dural

Community News, Political News
Contributed by Matt Kean The community will get a chance to have their say on what changes they want to see along New Line Road at Dural, with Transport for NSW calling for feedback. Investigations have begun on potential future improvements for the ‘bottleneck’ between Castle Road, West Pennant Hills…

Rural Round Up

Community News, Political News
Contributed by Councilor Warren Waddell Sadly, this term of Council is approaching its end. Councillors have moved into caretaker mode as we await the next Local Government Elections in September. It has been a privilege to serve the community and I thank everyone for their support. Although there will be…

Backyard Birdbaths

Community News, Nature News
Contributed by Greta Wickham The Galston District Garden Club is postponing the meeting in August due to the current Covid restrictions. We usually meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, but we are predicting strict numbers for large gatherings will be the order of the day in August. Hopefully,…

Bonsai Annual Show

Community News, Nature News
Bonsai Society of Australia, one of the oldest Bonsai Societies in Australia, is back with our annual show. In conjunction with the Orange Blossom Festival, our show will be presented in The Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, 17-19th September 2021. 10am-5pm Friday, Saturday and 10am- 4.00pm Sunday. A large…


Community News, Nature News
Magnolias will make a spectacular feature in your garden either planted as a single specimen or in a group planting. They are in abundance at the nursery now and there is a wide range of trees to choose from. Late winter is the perfect time to make your selection as…

HIDDEN IN THE HILLS – Hazard Reduction Burns

Bushfire reports, Community News
Contributed by Lachlan Turner From time to time it has been found necessary to conduct a “controlled burn” within certain areas of bushland in the Hills region, particularly areas of bushland located nearby to residential areas. It was a privilege to observe a recent operation conducted by local Bush Fire…

Galston Rural Fire Brigade

Bushfire reports
Contributed by Kara Dubois NOTIFY US OF YOUR PLANNED BURN Staying at home and doing a bit of property maintenance? If you’re planning to burn on your property, such as a pile burn, you need to let us know before you light up. Notifying us of your planned burn can…

Aussie Overload

Community News
Aussie Pumps is an extraordinary Hills District success. Starting out with only four people, the company has developed innovative and progressive products for agriculture, mining, industry and government. Aussie’s growth means they have great opportunities for people with imagination, energy and intelligence. Check out the website for job descriptions in…

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