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It’s a Wrap for Charity

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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Residents are being urged to dispose of unwanted and out-of-date chemicals and batteries in a safe and correct manner after one of The Hills Shire Council’s garbage trucks caught fire.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

Christmas
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…

Fresh Christmas Trees

Christmas trees
Local Rotary clubs will be selling freshly cut Christmas trees in December with 100 per cent of the profit going to Rotary projects and local charities. Sales start on the weekend of Saturday, December 4th and 5th and then the following two weekends. The Christmas trees are cut fresh in…

Bella Vista farms-Step Into the Past

Bella Vista farms
By GISELA HORNER | Volunteer Friends of Bella Vista Farm Bella Vista farms homestead awaits its visitors with a bright, fresh face. The exterior and rooms have recently been painted and restored by heritage specialists. Over the past months of lockdown, dedicated Friends of Bella Vista have provided daily maintenance.…

Jazz At The Pines

Jazz at The Pines
The much-loved Jazz at The Pines returns to the Hills this month for a delayed start to the 2021-22 season after being put on pause with lockdowns. Run by The Rotary Club of the Hills-Kellyville in conjunction with The Hills Shire Council, this month’s event on Sunday, November 21st runs…

Diwali Lights

Diwali Lights
The Kadukar/Kusoorkar family from Schofields has been named overall winner in this year’s Blacktown City Diwali Lights Competition. Last year the household at 62 Ward Street, Schofields, received the runner-up prize. The competition celebrates the ancient Hindu festival of Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, which is typically…

Hawkesbury Art Fair

Hawkesbury Art Fair
The Hawkesbury Art Fair is on at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery at Windsor until Sunday, December 5th. The annual event is a celebration of local creative activity. It is a great exhibition to view but also provides an opportunity for local artists to sell their work and for residents and…
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The Hills to Hawkesbury Community News is a fortnightly publication that has been operating for over 35 years.

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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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