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The Eastern Stony Creek frog (Litoria wilcoxii) Photo credit: Stephen Mahoney

Get frog friendly

Kathy Potter, Frog and Tadpole Study Group of NSW Ways to hop to it and encourage them into your garden Frogs are wonderful creatures with an...

Seniors housing go ahead on South Dural rural land

A Land and Environment Court decision to uphold an appeal against the refusal of the development application for a seniors residential facility could open...
One of the trapped feral cats

Feral cat trapping success

Forty one feral cats have been caught in the first two months of a local feral cat eradication programme aimed at safeguarding native animals. Estimates...
Rachel Wilson presents a Welcome Basket to Hendrik Kemp and daughters Heike, 8 and Jama, 11

Welcome basket spreads the love

Imagine moving to an area and knowing absolutely no-one. You don’t even know where to find a decent plumber, let alone a good school...
Alister Henskens at the infamous Wahroonga pinch point

Pacific Highway misery – an end in sight?

Jenny Barlass For those drivers who crawl along the Pacific Highway every day, the figures will come as no surprise: there are seven pinch points...

Winterfest Sydney Medieval Fair

At Winterfest Sydney Medieval Fair, enter a medieval realm which brings the settings of Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings to life! Escape...
Flash in a pan: Cllr Tilbury was pleased to sign these warning signs - but once the guards went - people ignored them

Off their trolleys

Jenny Barlass Council and Westfield at loggerheads Hornsby Councillor Nathan Tilbury is accusing Westfield of making misleading statements over the decades long problem of abandoned trolleys....
Girls playing football at the North Turramurra Recreation Area, a synthetic field

Dreams of fields

Jenny Barlass Both Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby Councils are falling short of having enough sports grounds, leaving kids and sports clubs with nowhere to go and...
Football at St Ives Showground

How your councils are faring

Hornsby’ s cash headache impacting on future sports ground planning The redrawing of Hornsby’s southern boundary, removing a hefty $10m from Council coffers, has placed...
Philip Ruddock is lobbying the state government hard

Fight with Parramatta rumbles on

Jenny Barlass Hornsby Mayor Philip Ruddock has eluded in an exclusive interview with the Monthly Chronicle that he is working hard behind the scenes to...