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South Dural buildfest canned

Jenny Barlass The death knell  of the controversial proposal to build 2,900 new homes in South Dural was finally sounded last week when Hornsby Councillors...

Business & Finance

Aged care — more than a nursing home

MARK PLASKITT Is retirement not far off and you’re making plans for how you’ll take care of yourself or your parents as you/they get older?...

5 tips to get End Of Financial Year ready

MARK PLASKITT It’ll be tax time again before you know it, so what should you be doing before 30th June to make sure you’re prepared?...

3 Levers to Drive Business Growth

Ramping up your business is as much a science as it is an art. Seasoned business advisor, Craig Stanmore outlines some skills you can...

Tightened lending conditions

Raj Ladher What you should know Over the past 12 to 24 months, mortgage lending has tightened up significantly. This is due to the regulators...

Sport

Asquith Magpies Rugby League Club

Due the predicted extreme weather conditions tomorrow some changes have been made to the trials. 14s/15s 1st and 2nd have been cancelled and other...

RON MASSEY CUP & SYDNEY SHIELD

Season 2018 is shaping up to get off to a flying start with our new-look Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield teams. Our senior coaches...

Senior Squad for 2018

Introducing 4 more from our Senior Squad for 2018 Clockwise from top left: 🏉 Josh Fraser - Utility back from Blacktown and Hills with 40 games in...

2018 Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield Opportunity

The Asquith Magpies Rugby League Club calls on Senior players looking for an opportunity in the 2018 Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield Season. ​The...

Health & Lifestyle

Melissa Walker treating a client’s foot issue

Best foot forward

Melissa Walker, Pennant Hills Podiatrist Whether it’s in summer with feet in sandals and thongs or in winter tucked into boots and school and work...

Watch Out for our next School Holiday
Competition in June 2018

Nature Notes

Australian silver gull and black headed gull Photo: Judith Ramage

GULLS

NICK HODGES I know a man who spends a lot of time at his local sewage works. No, he doesn't work there: he's an ornithologist...

India – a soul-stirring experience

Nick Hodges There wasn't much wildlife in Delhi - unless you count the cows dicing with death in the traffic-choked streets.  Or the domestic pigs...
Photo credits: Judith Ramage. Cradle Mountain in summer

Cradle Mountain magic

NICK HODGES Cradle Mountain National Park, in Tasmania, is a favourite place of mine which I visit on a regular basis, and always in winter....

Nature Notes

NICK HODGES Like many Australians I have friends who live in this country and who are married to Britons, and British friends who are married...

Outdoor Life

The Natural Bridge

Curry Road to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge)

MATT MCLELLAND 1.5hr 3.7 km return medium track with a few big hills Who would have thought in this great city of ours we can walk...
Australian silver gull and black headed gull Photo: Judith Ramage

GULLS

NICK HODGES I know a man who spends a lot of time at his local sewage works. No, he doesn't work there: he's an ornithologist...

India – a soul-stirring experience

Nick Hodges There wasn't much wildlife in Delhi - unless you count the cows dicing with death in the traffic-choked streets.  Or the domestic pigs...
A large sandstone overhang providing some shelter

Roseville to Macquarie Park

3 hrs 30 mins, 8.8 km. A one way, hard track This walk starts at Roseville Station and explores the streets and alleyways before joining...

Village Voice

The Garden Edge

Wild Walks