Tips on Tips


MARK COUPAR MEMBERSHIP OFFICER In Australia, leaving a tip seems a bit of a hit and miss affair; some people tips, and others don’t. Tipping in Australia is for good service and generally around 10%, but it is fair to say we don’t have a ‘tipping culture.’ Overseas, tipping is quite commonplace, particularly in America, […]

Merry Christmas from Rotary

Merry Christmas

BY NEVILLE HANSEN The Rotary Club of West Pennant Hills and Cherrybrook would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and thank everyone for their support during the year. The Club now has Trees of Joy erected at Cherrybrook Village Shopping Centre and Thornleigh Village. The purpose of the Tree […]

Dural Scouts


BY WARREN PAYNE Scouting has now moved back from virtual to real meetings. Zoom was fun, but not the same as face-to-face activities with your friends. Covid-safe plans are in place, but restrictions are slowly easing. Joeys have been learning how to cook marshmallows with a Hobo stove (baked bean cans!) and how to put […]

Help STOP Mirvac Clearing Killing Wildlife


BY KATRINA EMMETT On Saturday 30th October, people of all political persuasions came together to demand that Mirvac delay their demolition works on the former-IBM site on Coonara Avenue, West Pennant Hills to save the baby wildlife that are still in their nests. The first stage of works on the site was given approval by […]

Probus Ponderings – You Can’t Keep A Good Group Down!


BY SUSAN WILSON After the year 2021 has been, it’s the little things you come to appreciate. For the Combined Probus Club of Cherrybrook, it was evident that getting together was one of these things. Our November Meeting at the Madison Function Centre, Dural, was full of fun in no small measure to the contribution […]

Glenhaven Carols by Candlelight


Covid restrictions ease, Glenhaven to Carol on Glenhaven Carols by Candlelight 2021 – Sunday 12th December Celebrating 21 Years, the annual Glenhaven Carols by Candlelight has become a fixture of Christmas in Glenhaven! Each year Glenhaven Oval fills with thousands of residents to celebrate the festive season. “We are truly grateful for what the Carol’s […]

What the Fish

What The Fish

What The Fish! café adds dining choice to the “Destination Flavour” map at Berowra Waters Marina. New proprietors and long-time locals, Karen and Daniel Prentice are committed to serving delicious food using quality locally-sourced produce. A revamp of the premises and menu has brought modern 21st Century décor, equipment, principles and practices to the table. […]

Open For All Your Shopping – Westleigh Village

Westleigh Village

#SUPPORTLOCALSMALLBUSINESS Westleigh Village is a vibrant local shopping centre located less than 5 minutes from Pennant Hills Road – take the Duffy Avenue exit and go straight ahead! Our Scan to Win promotion has started in store! There are 20 x $50 Westleigh Village Vouchers to win! Just shop and scan the QR code poster. […]

Buyers Opt for a ‘sanctuary in the Sky’ at Norwest’s Latest Apartments Launch

Norwest’s Latest Apartments Launch

November 22, 2021: Sydney, NSW A focus on wellbeing proved just the right therapy for homebuyers with $65M worth of apartments within Haitchin’s unique lifestyle-orientated precinct at Norwest selling during its first weekend on the market. It was a stellar start for the residential component of the unique master-planned development, which includes three contemporary buildings, […]

Sydney’s Annual House Values Up a Whopping 30.4%

Sydney’s Annual House Values

This time last year we were being urged to watch out for signs of distress in the market. Warning that as fiscal support tapered and home loan deferrals expired, we may see an increase in distressed sales and a subsequent downswing in property values. Well…that certainly wasn’t to be the case, was it! The Federal […]