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Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Begins In The Hills

By Bev Jordan Instant celebrity status was bestowed on 84-year-old Jane Malysiak who became the first Australian to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. The aged care resident had Prime Minister Scott Morrison by her side when she received the Pfizer vaccine...
Hills Relay Launch

Hills Relay Launch

The 2021 HILLS RELAY FOR LIFE launch took off in a sea of purple Relay shirts at Event Cinemas Castle Hill on Tuesday (February 23). GUESTS at the launch included team captains and sponsors and supporters including Castle Hill MP...
Memorial Avenue

Memorial Avenue Upgrade

By Bev Jordan The $224 million upgrade to ease congestion and improve safety along Memorial Avenue at Kellyville took another step forward last week (February 18) with the official sod turning ceremony on the site last week. Minister for Transport and...
Mum And Daughter

Mum And Daughter Time

By Bev Jordan There was a flurry of activity in Jan Sanders Baulkham Hills garage last week as she, her daughter Vicki Stack and three friends packed items for those in need. Last year their group sent over 1500 gift packages...
Norwest Private

Artistic Journey At Norwest Private

By Bev Jordan Four stunning artworks by emerging aboriginal artist Karen Lee are now gracing the entrance lobby of the Norwest Private Hospital. The major works were commissioned by Suzanne Hall, General Manager of Norwest Private Hospital, at the start of...
Right School

Choosing The Right School For Your Child

Choosing the right school for your child is one of the biggest decisions you will make on their behalf, and parents seem flooded with information these days: HSC and NAPLAN results, social media, websites, glossy brochures and virtual campus...
Open Day

Open Day Invitation

Hills Grammar staff and students are looking forward to welcoming you to the upcoming Open Day on Friday, March 19. Please don’t forget to bring ‘walking shoes’ as your student guides revel in showing you the full extent of the...
Free Storytime

Free Storytime Fun @ Your Library

Many of the popular Hawkesbury Library Service programs have returned in 2021, including Pre-School Storytime. This free activity is perfect for children aged 3 to 5 years with themed stories and fun craft activities. The aim of these sessions...
Cherrybrook man

Cherrybrook Man Arrested Over Magic Mushrooms

A Cherrybrook man has been charged after a large-scale seizure of $700,000 worth of magic mushrooms in Greystanes earlier this month. Police investigators arrested the 26-yearold man at Kellyville around 10am on Wednesday, February 24. He was taken to Castle Hill...
Aussie

Aussie Needs More Fitters

Local company, Australian Pump Industries, is seeking to strengthen its production team of fitters and assemblers. The huge increase in demand for their industrial drain cleaning jetters has the company is pushing ahead with ambitious plans to double production...
Clean up Australia Day

Clean Up Australia Day

The Hills Shire Youth Ambassadors, Hayley Irving and Anthony Radic, along with their fellow Youth Army colleagues are getting behind this year’s Clean Up Australia Day event. The budding environmentalists will join Hills Shire Mayor, Dr Michelle Byrne at Bella...
Bagpipes And Drums

Bagpipes And Drums

By Annina Chrystal The Hills District Pipe Band has been performing at local community events for 51 years and is well-known for their excellent uniform; proudly wearing the McDonald of Clan Ranald tartan (bagpipers) and the Argyll of Sutherland tartan...