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New Premier’s Local Ties

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new Premier of NSW Dominic Perrottet
By BEV JORDAN The new Premier of NSW Dominic Perrottet knows the Hills to Hawkesbury region well. The father of six became the youngest Premier in NSW history on Tuesday (October 5th), just weeks after his 39th birthday. He entered State Parliament 10 years ago as the State Member for…

Textbook Trading

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Year 10 student Jeffrey Chen has set up a textbook exchange platform with three friends with the aim of saving students and parents money, keeping useful books from landfill and helping a national literacy program. Textbooks2U was launched a few weeks ago by the Baulkham Hills teenager alongside fellow students,…

Cumberland State Forest

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Hills Shire Mayor Michelle Byrne is continuing her campaign to have Cumberland Forest at West Pennant Hills reclassified as a National Park to provide more protection for the much-loved area which spans 40 hectares off Castle Hill Road. Her calls follow the State Government appointed Hills Planning Panel’s decision to…

Aussie Has Opportunities For You

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Coming out of lockdown, the economy is set to boom! One Hills-based company is on a huge recruitment drive to build staff levels. Australian Pump(Aussie)  is keen to hire energetic locals looking for a rewarding career. “At Australian Pumps, we’re seeing a surge in demand for our quality products, especially…

The Last “Meat” And Greet

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After over 37 years working as a butcher with Coles supermarkets, STEVEN HARKER will work his last shift at the Winston Hills store today (October 8th). Steven was meat manager at the Winston Hills Coles when the store first opened its doors in December 1998 and has greeted thousands of…

New Lockdown Course With Tafe

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new Lockdown
TAFE NSW has launched a new Lockdown Learning course in risk management and WHS, giving jobseekers the chance to upskill or kick-start a new career. More than 20,000 people have already enrolled in 25 fee-free Lockdown Learning courses, with almost 10,000 people studying with TAFE NSW for the first time.…

Buyers Looking for Acreage Living

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Glenhaven’s semi-rural fringe is in demand with a 2.06ha lifestyle estate selling for $4.726m at auction through Lumby Hampson. The luxury six-bedroom residence at 164 Glenhaven Rd (pictured) had been in the one family for 31 years. The sale is the third highest price paid in the suburb this year…

New Playground at Glenhaven Oval

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new playground
The design for a new playground at Glenhaven Oval has been amended by Hills Shire Council after receiving submissions from the community. Hills Shire Mayor, Dr Michelle Byrne thanked residents for their input throughout the design process saying there were now some new additions to the original design. “Extra rubber…
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The Hills to Hawkesbury Community News is a fortnightly publication that has been operating for over 35 years.

Our print circulation is ten thousand 32 page magazines per fortnight.  These are delivered to all the popular businesses and shopping centres across the Hills and Hawkesbury Council areas.  They are all collected by people who want to read a printed magazine.  We also send out over 12,000 emails per fortnight sharing the latest edition with our subscriber list.

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On the news front, our publication employs qualified journalists, Bev Jordan and Lawrence Machado who  are well known for their excellent reporting skills and knowledge of the area.

The Hills to Hawkesbury Community News strives to provide the community with a platform to promote events, community groups and sporting organisations as well as showcase talented individuals.  Our news coverage includes the latest emergency services reports and what’s going on in the Local Government Areas of The Hills and Hawkesbury.

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