Bromeliad Autumn Show

If you’re looking for a spectacular Alcantarea for a large display pot, a delightful tiny Tillandsia for a small courtyard or anything Bromeliad in between, you need to visit the Bromeliad Autumn Show. The Bromeliad Autumn Show will be held at the Federation Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground on Saturday, 20 May between 9-4pm and Sunday, […]

Dural and District Historical Society

The latest monthly meeting of the Dural and District Historical Society was very well attended. Tracey Reid gave a talk on her home, “Banksia Cottage,” built by the Sallaway family with help from master stonemason, Joe Booth. The benefits of talks such as this include painstaking research, early photographs and many contributions from members of […]

Hidden In the Hills: Historic and Heritage Court Houses in New South Wales

One of the Volunteers at The Community Environment Centre at Annangrove, who also writes our “Hidden in The Hills” column each month for Dooral Roundup, has recently self published a book entitled “Historic and Heritage Court Houses in New South Wales”. A total of over 400 known Court House Buildings in NSW are presented in […]

3 in a Row for Science

Pacific Hills Christian School has scored an historic three wins in three years at the Sydney round of the nationwide Science and Engineering Challenge and will again go to the State Finals. The acclaimed STEM competition is presented by the University of Newcastle and has groups of Year 9 and 10 students undertaking complex tasks […]