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New Era for Uniting

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Era for Uniting
Uniting’s 40-year legacy of supporting people in Western Sydney has a brand new look and feel at Westmead. Uniting has brought retirement living apartments, residential aged care, assisted living services, a seniors’ gym, café, salon and early learning centre to one convenient location in the heart of Westmead’s hospital and…

Micro Suction is Now Available in Castle Hill

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Micro Suction
Micro Suction is used for removing ear wax common. There are many ways of removing ear wax. A common option is to use oils or drops that aim to dissolve the ear wax when put in the ear over a few days to a week. But mostly they just soften…

Rotary Marks Centenary

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Rotary Marks Centenary
Rotary Marks Centenary held To mark 100 years of Rotary activity in Australia five local clubs presented a Rotary baton and Commemorative book to Hills Shire Mayor Michelle Byrne at a special afternoon tea at Council last month Mike Blair from Castle Hill Rotary Club which organised the event said…

Show & Tell Fun

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Show & Tell Fun
Roads were almost at a standstill as about 70,000 people attended the Hawkesbury Show over the three days. As well as animals, sideshows and showbags, the Taste of the Hawkesbury section was well attended. RAAF Base Richmond took the opportunity to be part of the fun and celebrate the RAAF’s…

ANZAC Services

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ANZAC Services
COVID restrictions changed ANZAC services Day this year with some services not held, others moved to ticketed events and others proceeding. The normal service at the Centenary of Anzac Reserve off Wrights Rd at Castle Hill was moved to Bella Vista Farm where it was restricted to 500 people. At…

Grove Square Fun

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Grove Square
It was a carnival atmosphere with superhero action when Grove Square, the newly named shopping centre at Baulkham Hills, put on a show to celebrate its new ownership and new name. Local company Mintus Pty Ltd is the new owner. Mel Hazzouri, founder and Director Mintus Pty Ltd said: “We…

International Delight

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International Delight
The International Delight renowned Sydney Balalaika Orchestra is holding two local concerts this month, the first in Richmond and the second in Galston Founded in the 1960s it has been headed by Victor Serge for many years. Victor, who conducts and plays the domra (xx) is one of the few…

Pavilion Theatre Show

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Pavilion Theatre Show
An astonishing piece of theatre comes to Sydney’s Pavilion Theatre in June when Castle Hill Players present The Cripple of Inishmaan. From the award-winning, critically acclaimed British writer, Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) comes a dark comedy, set on a small island off the west coast of Ireland…

Sonja Palic Named Local Woman of the Year

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Local Woman Of the Year
As part of NSW Women’s Week, I was delighted to announce that Sonja Palic has been named the 2021 Local Woman of the Year for Baulkham Hills. Sonja palic is a passionate and dedicated advocate for women in the Baulkham Hills community. Not only is Sonja the current co-chair of…

2021 Local Woman Of the Year – Denise Daynes

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Woman Of the Year sonja palic
Denise Daynes has been a local woman champion of the Cancer Council and Hills Relay for Life since 2010. As Captain of the International Productions team, she has raised over $150,000 for the cause. In 2013, when Denise chaired the Hills Relay Committee, it had its highest fundraising year, raising…

Magpies Strike Wolves

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Magpies Strike Wolves
By Lawrence Machado The injury-hit Windsor Wolves failed to ruffle the feathers of Western Suburb Magpies (26-18) and Wentworthville Magpies (40-6) in their last two games. Wolves coach Chris Yates said they had the right start against Wenty’s, opening the scoring but unforced errors cost them several tries. “We have…

Food For Thought

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Food For Thought
By Ivor Jones Have you ever thought how our taste in food has changed over the years? Since Europeans arrived in Australia over 200 years ago our meals have changed from plain old “meat and two veg” to a much greater variety. In suburban main streets and country towns just…
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