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Getting Mobility

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A mobility scooter enhances the independence of its user. It opens up possibilities for someone with limited or restricted mobility. Comfort Discovered has a huge range of mobility scooters and accessories in stock. Some are also on sale. Established in 1984, Comfort Discovered staff have a wealth of knowledge about…

Don’t Ignore the Mental Toll of Covid-19

Over the past 18 months, our governments have worked tirelessly to halt the spread of COVID-19. In order to be effective, they relied on the cooperation of all of us to live very differently. For many of us this dramatic and sudden change was extremely confronting. We cannot escape the…

Small Business and Covid

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Small businesses have been hit enormously by COVID Lockdowns and restrictions. Hawkesbury residents Jerome Youkhana and his wife Sam were hit by COVID restrictions just days after their first official day of trading at their Castle Hill cafe Piccolo Spot. “Our official first day of trading at Piccolo Spot was…

Environment Climate Change Concerns

LOCAL GP and resident Dr Kim Loo who is also NSW Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia is urging local councils to take major steps in reforming and improving building codes to mitigate heat stress. She says local councils could be leading the way by insisting on simple guidelines…

Blackout Theatre-Festive Spirit Shines in the Hills

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Roving Christmas carollers from the Blackout Theatre will be singing in the Hills on special dates in December to add some Christmas cheer. They will be at George Suttor Reserve in Baulkham Hills from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday, December 2 where Hills Shire Council has erected a six metre…

It’s a Wrap for Charity

If you need your presents wrapped beautifully this Christmas head on down to the Relay For Life Christmas wrapping station which will be at Castle Towers from Monday, December 6. Castle Towers has been sponsoring the charity wrap by Hills Relay For Life volunteers for over 10 years, providing ribbon…

Safe Disposal Needed

While the incident is still under investigation, the likely cause is due to the incorrect disposal of hazardous waste, such as a lithium battery.
Residents are being urged to dispose of unwanted and out-of-date chemicals and batteries in a safe and correct manner after one of The Hills Shire Council’s garbage trucks caught fire. While the incident is still under investigation, the likely cause is due to the incorrect disposal of hazardous waste, such…

Christmas in the Hills

By BEV JORDAN If you love Christmas carols and gathering together for some festive entertainment then save the date: Wednesday, December 15th, for Christmas in the Hills. This year’s Christmas in the Hills will be live-streamed for the second year with a packed program of entertainment from 6.30pm. The evening…
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