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hills to Hawkesbury community news


Cooking Up a Treat by Unisson Disability

Unisson Disability
From cooking up a curry or pumpkin soup at Beaumont Hills or visiting the Museums Discovery Centre at Castle Hill there is a lot on offer with two new programs run by Unisson Disability. The cooking program will be run at Unisson’s Beaumont Hills Community Access Centre and starts on…

Cat Adoption Day

News, Pet
Cat Adoption
If you are on the look-out for a cat or a kitten to join the family then, I am a Cat Adoption Day could be the perfect day for you at Kellyville on Saturday, June 26 from 10am to 3pm. The Animal Welfare League NSW and Kellyville Pets are organising…

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,…

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…

Pitt Town Park

Pitt Town
A 9ha new regional park for sporting and recreation will be created in Pitt Town under plans unveiled by Hawkesbury City Council which also include road upgrades plus improvements to playgrounds and footpaths. The Draft Masterplan for Fernadell Park is currently on exhibition. Residents have until Thursday, July 8 to…

Castle Quarter

Castle Quarter
Plans for 440 residential apartments above three levels of retail next to the Showground Metro Station at Castle Quarter Hill were the focus of a community information session held by developer Deicorp on Saturday (May 29). The Castle Quarter proposal includes a new 1,400m2 public piazza, a full-line supermarket, a…
Positive Earthmoving
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