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NSW Greens MLC -A Full Team

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The Greens are running 12 Councillors, including one Mayoral candidate for the Hills Shire Council elections. Speakers at the recent launch included David Shoebridge: NSW Greens MLC and Hornsby Greens councillor Emma Heyde. The audience heard about a range of issues from the push to get property developers excluded from…

When and Where to Vote

By LAWRENCE MACHADO Residents, who are unable to vote for their councillors on election day, Saturday, December 4th, have three options to cast their votes before the date. • Pre-voting at selected venues • Postal votes • iVote Early voting or pre-polls will take place from Monday, November 22nd, until…

The Hills Shire Council

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This will be an interesting election with many new faces set to join Hills Shire Council after December 4th. The Liberal Party dumped several sitting councillors who had been nominated to stand and selected just 3 of them. The full list is in the order they have been drawn on…

Women in Leadership

By SONYA PHILLIPS From the perspective of the Local Government; leadership by women in The Hills Shire has been in short supply over more than 100 years. There have been only three women Mayors of The Hills Shire since it’s a proclamation in 1906. The first female Mayor was Peggy…

Swing a Club to Make a Difference

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By LAWRENCE MACHADO The Riding for the Disabled Association Tall Timbers Centre at the Gables is holding its first Charity Golf Day at Lynwood Country and Golf Club on Friday, December 3, to raise funds to continue and improve its services. Over the years, this not-for-profit organisation has benefited hundreds…

Darren’s Journey of Hope

By BEV JORDAN DARREN KWAN is 36 and has a lot he is grateful for. The Gables resident is married to his high school sweetheart Vanessa and they have a busy and involved, 10-year-old daughter, Layla. But the past four years have been a test of strength for them after…

Buying a Fire Pump Check the Facts

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We’re lucky to live in a beautiful place like the Hills District. We love our trees and bushland and realise the dangers of impending fires. Many home and property owners will buy a fire pump this season. The pump they buy will be the centre of their fire protection program,…

Author Talk

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Best-selling Australian author JUDY NUNN will be at Hawkesbury Central Library in Windsor on Thursday, December 9 in person from 11am to 12pm, following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Her latest novel, Showtime! Takes readers on a scintillating journey through the Golden Age of Australian show business, from the cotton…
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