Dural Chamber Report

Dural Chamber

Happy New Year from the Dural Chamber and we welcome 2021, lets hope it will be a better year for local businesses now that the Covid vaccine is available. Look out for our Locating Locals magazine. It’s packed full of local business listings. With the possible loss of Google search, this soon might be the […]

Traffic Issues

Traffic Issues

By Stefanie Visser KENTHURST / ANNANGROVE / DURAL 2021 – here it is! With all, it’s hopes and wishes, especially for this Covid virus to disappear. I hope everyone had a fantastic break, great Christmas and generally enjoyed driving around in our beautiful Hills Shire without being stuck in traffic. This morning, Wednesday, 27/1 – […]

Friends Of Glenhaven Happy New Year Glenhaven!

Happy New Year

2020 was a significantly different and challenging year for many. From the devastating fires of ‘Black Summer’ to the floods which saw our Warragamba Dam almost fill due to one rain event, then the Coronavirus. A year to remember for all the wrong reasons. Many are still coming to terms and recovering from the devastating […]

Cherrybrook Library Tied To Developers’ Whims – Absolute Shame!!!

Cherrybrook Library

Councillor Vince del Gallego Hornsby Council’s draft Community and Cultural Facilities Strategic Plan 2020-2030 specifies the need for a 1000 sqm Library to service Cherrybrook and surrounding residents. Yet, it already designates Cherrybrook Station Precinct as the preferred location, working with Landcom (Developers) and Hills Shire Council to make this happen – sometime in the […]

Hills Australia Day Winners

Australia Day Winners

By Bev Jordan Chris Cleary who runs the StreetMed charity working with the homeless and James Brice, the musical director and conductor of Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra and North West Wind Ensemble, were both named the 2021 Hills Citizen of the Year yesterday. The winners of this year’s Hills Shire Australia Day Awards […]

Allegro Wedding Showcase

Wedding Showcase

Sunday 28 February On a cliff top amidst towering gums, overlooking the breathtaking natural bush of O’Hara’s is the stunning Mediterranean villa called Allegro. ‘This is the first of our bridal showcases the year. As usual you’ll be able sample a delicious menu, highlighting 9 dishes from the extensive banquet menus, using the freshest seasonal […]

Educate, Empower, Enable


By Debby – President Elect SI Hornsby In 2021 members of Soroptimist International are celebrating 100 years of service to our communities. Soroptimist International is a world-wide service organisation of over 75,000 women who are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an […]

CWA Galston Needs Your Vote!


Every three months Australian Seniors Insurance Agency supports two local community groups who are in need of funding and invite customers to vote for their favourite. The group with the most votes will receive a donation of $1,000. CWA Galston started in 1958 and is a branch of the CWA of NSW and Nepean Group. […]

Local Lions Club’s New Cancer Research Project

Cancer Research Project

By Geoff Irvine Since 2004 the West Pennant Hills Cherrybrook Lions Club has been supporting The Westmead Children’s Hospital Cancer Research Unit [WCHCRU] to improve treatment and survival rates for child cancer patients. During the past 16 years the Club has raised and donated over $200,000 to fund important studies and research projects. The Club […]

Jack Attack Is Back!

Jack Attack

Dural Country Club Bowls inaugural Jack Attack was a resounding success, with the ultimate winners “The Limping Ladies” Judith Fay Taylor, Elizabeth Whelan and Ruth Keene. So we’ve decided to do it all again, in a 4 week Competition commencing Friday February 5th at 5p.m. It’s a short, sharp, snappy style of bowls with no […]