Alexi Boyd with the mysterious earmarked trees in Asquith Oval

Mount Colah & Asquith tree losses

Jenny Barlass Council needs to do more, say residents Residents of Mt Colah and Asquith are up in arms about the relentless loss of tree canopy...
South Dural rainforest

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...
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...

Fire a hot topic in Hornsby

A drawing comp that makes littlies more fire-aware As the weather cools and we flick on heaters and light fires, it’s a chilling thought that...

Call to sharpen up business practices

Hornsby’s business chief is calling on the council to loosen its “nanny state” regulatory system to boost business in the shire. Paul O’Neill, President of...

Bobbo’s coming

Slip on your lycra...this year’s annual Bobbin Head Cycle Classic is imminent Meredith Quinlan will be one of over 2,000 cyclists  competing on March...

Warning over Westleigh asbestos

Don’t touch, don’t dig, don’t go there. That’s the warning from Hornsby Council after a decades-old dump of toxic asbestos was recently discovered on...
Ku-ring-gai's newly elected Mayor Jennifer Anderson, about to serve her fifth term, with new Deputy Mayor Callum Clarke

Your new councils

KU-RING-GAI - Liberal dominated Around 82,259 people are enrolled and most will have voted. Ku-ring-gai is divided into five wards, with two councillors elected from...

Lurline Chamber Orchestra and Rising Stars for The Galston Concerts

Sunday 17 September finds the Lurline Chamber Orchestra and Rising Stars pianists playing for The Galston Concerts. Starting at 2pm in Galston Uniting Church, the...

RYDE EISTEDDFOD WIN FOR THE CARLSON CHORALE

The Carlson Chorale female chamber choir, directed by founder and artistic director, Rosalind Carlson OAM, won the Ryde City Council Choral Award at this...