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Come to our AGM on 18 October

This month we’re holding our Annual General Meeting, a report to members on what we achieved over the past year; we also hold elections...

IHAPs working well

One of the responsibilities of the Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust is representing the local community, including working cooperatively with our Council. It’s been about six...

Gladys – enough is enough!

Finally, the Berejiklian Government is having a moment of pause in their developer-driven destruction of our suburbs. Planning Minister Roberts responded last May to the...
Vanessa Soady and children Zach, Xander and Arielle at the Street Library in Pierre Close, Mt Colah. Photo: Mick Gallagher

The next chapter for street libraries

Last year I wrote about the worldwide street libraries (AKA ‘little lending libraries’) phenomenon which promotes the joy of reading and has inspired members...

It’s all change on the trains

Over the past few weeks we have seen several articles in the Sydney press describing the dual problems of increasing congestion on Sydney's rail...
Under threat: Hillview in Turramurra

Hillview at risk

KATHY COWLEY FOKE has grave concerns for the future of Turramurra’s ‘Hillview’ and the ‘Hillview Heritage Conservation Area’ that borders Pacific Highway, Kissing Point Road...

Pennant Hills businesses living with uncertainty

PAUL TAYLOR, MEMBER OF THE PENNANT HILLS DISTRICT CIVIC TRUST Pennant Hills businesses and their employees may be the “collateral damage” of the Town Centre...
The Bag-Free Beecroft movement celebrates their one year anniversary

Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust

ROSS WALKER, PRESIDENT Two months ago I reported that a proposed seniors housing development in Malton Rd Beecroft had ended up in the Land and...

Commuters: traffic and parking at the Shire Stations

MARTIN PLUSS, VICE PRESIDENT Are commuter traffic and parking key issues for residents in the Pennant Hills District/Hornsby Shire? In the Australian on 24 February 2018...

And now for some good news…

ROSS WALKER, PRESIDENT I sometimes get criticised for only reporting on negative items in my regular Enews bulletins.  So this month I’ll concentrate instead on...