International Womens Day Breakfast

International Womens Day Breakfast

Soroptimist International of Hornsby held another successful International Womens Day breakfast at Kipling’s Turramurra on Tuesday 5th March. The guest speakers were Sonia Cassanova SISEAP Director (Member of South West Slopes), and Annabelle Daniel CEO of Women’s Community Shelter. Thanks go also to Julian Leeser, MP for giving his support to the event. For more […]

Kenthurst Combined Probus

Annual General Meeting 2024 - Kenthurst Combined Probus

Our Club held its Annual General Meeting in Kenthurst Uniting Church on Monday 18th March. There was no change over of Office Bearers; all Committee Members were nominated to fill in the same positions. Hence Rosalie Challoner continued as President in common with other Committee Members. After the meeting, some members travelled into the city […]

Box Hill’s Terry Road to Undergo Transformative Upgrade

Box Hill’s Terry Road to Undergo Transformative Upgrade

A significant infrastructure upgrade will soon commence on Terry Road, Box Hill to create a more resilient and accessible route for residents and commuters after years of persistent flooding. Terry Road will be closed between Monmouth Drive and Hedgewood Drive from Tuesday, 2 April 2024 to raise the road’s surface and increase drainage capacity under […]

Every Cup Comes With Warmth and a Smile

Waaia Café - Every Cup Comes With Warmth and a Smile

Nestled in the heart of Dural lies the Waaia Café, operating out of the Warrah Society, a not-for-profit organisation committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. Open every Friday from 10am to 12 noon, the café is run by some of Warrah’s participants and their dedicated support workers. Tania crafts her scones with […]

Anzac Day Tradition

By Mark Coupar The Anzac Day tradition is one of our most important national occasions and marks the first military action by Australia and New Zealand together. The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Anzac Day is gazetted as a national event to recognise and commemorate the contributions of all those […]

Preschool for Seniors

Fit Kidz Learning Centre - Preschool for Seniors

This month Fit Kidz Learning Centre in Dural welcomed some very special friends for an Easter morning tea. It was also Harmony Day so the perfect day to share some time with the wonderful seniors of our community. “Our visitors and the children in our centre joined together to paint, sing, and dance. One of […]

News From History Cottage

Local News From History Cottage

Local News: Once again our monthly meeting was well attended, demonstrating how enthusiastic we are to hear more about our local community.   Our guest speaker, local resident and member, Trevor Knight, told the story of his German / Swiss family. A shortage of land, religious wars and the promise of a better life, forced […]

Richard Wilkins Throws his Support Behind Inala

Cherrybrook disability service provider, Inala, is excited to announce entertainment royalty Richard Wilkins AM has accepted their invitation to become Patron of this much-loved community organisation.  Inala supports nearly 200 individuals living with disability to live a life they choose. Offering both residential and day services, participants have direction over their lives, choosing the programs […]

Youth Week FREE events for 12–24s

Youth Week FREE events for 12–24s

Hornsby Shire Council has an exciting program of free events for Youth Week 2024. This year’s theme, ‘Express. Empower. Get loud!’ has something for everyone, with a chance for young people to learn something new, have fun, and showcase their talents. The events kick off on Tuesday 9 April, when the Young Artist 2024 exhibition, My […]

Cherrybrook Probus Ponderings – Busy Times

Cherrybrook Probus Ponderings - Tours and Activities

The Combined Probus Club of Cherrybrook has enjoyed a range of events over the past month. Outings included a delightful walk around the northern beaches, a wonderful performance at the Premier’s Gala Concert followed by lunch, a scenic social drive to Cottage Point Café in perfect weather and a trip to Sydney Zoo. As always […]