Village Voice

VILLAGE VOICE

A street library for Mt Colah: FOMC supporters: Chris Murphy, 7, Arabella Smith, 1, & mum Mariko Smith, Jan Madden-Forbes, Mt Colah Pharmacy and PO Manager Susan Low, Sharon Murphy and Anastasia Smith, 7. Photo: Mick Gallagher.

MT COLAH STREET LIBRARY

MARIKO SMITH Friends of Mount Colah (FOMC) is working on a number of exciting initiatives to launch in the local community which relate to our...
Beecroft Place as seen from Beecroft Rd showing intrusive structures on the roof. The heritage listed house at No. 83 on the left of the photo is dwarfed by the new shopping and residential complex

BEECROFT & CHELTENHAM DISTRICT CIVIC TRUST

ROSS WALKER, PRESIDENT BEECROFT CHELTENHAM CIVIC TRUST Our new Hornsby Councillors are settling in and discovering the substantial workload the role entails. I don't envy them;...

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

NOEL OXLEY, PRESIDENT As we rush towards the end of 2017 it’s time to look back on our achievements for the year and share them...

MUCH THAT NEEDS FIXING

MICK MARR, BDCA MEMBER AND HORNSBY COUNCILLOR There have been lots of  people pointing out things that need fixing up. They include vandalism and graffiti...
Last year’s Christmas Appeal

Christmas Drive alert

Jan Forbes-Madden, FOMC Yes it’s the run up to Christmas! Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Mount Colah community - both business and private...
Mayor Philip Ruddock at the Woolies opening

Rubbish, Woolies and the new council

Ross Walker President Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust Last month saw the long-awaited supermarket and associated shops open with quite a bit of ceremony in the lower...
Fisher Ave car park - needs to be better policed by the council

HORNSBY COUNCIL – RECLAIM OUR COMMUNITY PARKING SPACE

NOEL OXLEY, PRESIDENT The results of our Council elections are finalised and we have long-time Pennant Hills resident Philip Ruddock as the new Hornsby Mayor...

GOOD NEWS FOR ENEWS

ROSS WALKER The Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust’s Enews is continuing to work well, developing into an excellent medium for conveying information to the local community....

Keeping Mt Colah safe

Susan Low, FOMC Secretary As I drive to work in the mornings, I like to observe the day-to-day activities of people around me. I see...

Community Engagement

On Sunday mornings, I enjoy browsing through the local newspaper. I often see words and phrases, such as ‘community’, ‘get involved’ and ‘your opinion...