Village Voice

VILLAGE VOICE

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...

The last dance

DENISE WORTHINGTON As a member of Friends of Mt Colah FOMC I see how important it is to support other community groups. I felt it...
Epacris, the native health-like plant causing buildings to be relocated

BEECROFT CHELTENHAM CIVIC TRUST

ROSS WALKER, PRESIDENT Last month I referred to more seniors housing developments proposed for Beecroft and Cheltenham. Recently one in Malton Road has ended up...
The dumped Bikeshare bikes on the nature strip

Bikeshare in Hornsby Shire

I had a problem with Bikeshare before last Christmas when four hire bikes were left Off Hire on the footpath outside my home. The...

Sydney’s dark buildings

KATHY COWLEY Why are we destroying our suburbs and environments when up to half of new apartments are being left vacant? As we’re all well...

A vision for the future

NOEL OXLEY, PRESIDENT For many years the Pennant Hills District Civic Trust has urged successive Councils to prepare a strategic vision for the development of...
Susan Low from Mt Colah PO and Pharmacy: “We welcome local residents to support local businesses to keep that vibrant community hub that connects us all.”

Shop Local Movement

SUSAN LOW, FOMC SECRETARY Think about the last place you shopped. What were the reasons why you shopped there? Was it because they stocked the items...

Communications in Hornsby Shire

JOHN FARQUHAR, ACTING CHAIRMAN From the new Hornsby councillors this year we hear that public comment is wanted. State and Federal representatives have also expressed...

New zoning increases bushfire risk for residents

KATHY COWLEY, FOKE PRESIDENT Many of us watched the recent wildfire events across California unfold late last year, as well as the wildfires in the...