Hills to Hawkesbury Community


David Elliot Applauds Aussie Export Action

Aussie Export Action
Australian Pump recently had the opportunity to show off their new production line to local member and Minister for Police and Emergency Services, David Elliott. The Minister is always a welcome visitor at Pumps. “He’s always so positive about what we’re doing and really encourages our innovative approach to design”,…

Cat Adoption Day Cancelled

News, Pet
Cat Adoption
Animal Welfare League NSW and Kellyville Pets have had to cancel Saturday’s I am a Cat Lover Adoption Day at Kellyville (June 26). The latest Covid-19 restrictions will push the event to later in the year at Kellyville Pets.  However, cats and kittens are still available to adopt through Animal Welfare League…

Vietnam Vet Enjoys Being ‘Farmer Joe’

Farmer Joe
By GISELA HORNER | VOLUNTEER WITH FRIENDS OF BELLA VISTA FARM Geoff Clark was born just after World War Two. At 20, in 1966, his name was pulled out of the barrel to “do his duty for the country”. Farmer Joe father had died three years earlier, so his mother,…

Bulls Bounce Back

News, Sports
Bulls Bounce
By LAWRENCE MACHADO The Hills Bulls bounced back after a shock defeat against Windsor Wolves to see off Wenty Magpies 22-16, a 90m try by Lorenzo Mulitalo sealing the victory. The Bulls stay second in the Ron Massey Cup, two points behind St Marys. Bulls coach Mick Withers said their…

Healthy Lifestyles Ahead

News, Sports
Healthy Lifestyle
Healthy Lifestyles Ahead The redevelopment of the new Waves Aquatic Centre at Baulkham Hills is forging ahead with the shells for the 25m swimming pool and Olympic-sized 50m pool being tested for the leaks. The structural steelworks for the new gym has been completed and the roofing, plus work on…

Its a Boomerang

Memories, News
By Ivor Jones THE BOOMERANG is an iconic image of Australia therefore it was the choice of a name that became synonymous with the musical family and business of J A Albert & Son Pty Ltd. The company started life in 1885 as J Albert Practical Watchmaker (as the sign…

Hills Winter Sleepout-update

Winter Sleepout
Registration is now open for the 8th annual Hills Winter Sleepout at Bella Vista Farm which is on the August 14/15 weekend. Money raised by The Hills Winter Sleepout goes to the Hills Homeless Prevention Initiative (HHPI) run by Hills Community Aid. In the past three years, it has helped…

Green Rebuild Toolkit-Building After Fire

Green Rebuild
A Green Rebuild Toolkit is being launched by not-for-profit organisation Renew to help fire-affected communities to plan and rebuild their homes to suit the changing climate. A response to the devastating fires of 2019/2020, the toolkit includes step-by-step advice on where to start when planning a resilient rebuild, expert articles…
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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.

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