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Wesley Castle Hill Uniting appoints new minister

A journey from training as a General Nurse between 1977 and 1980 has lead a former Parramatta man to his latest role as the new minister at Wesley Castle Hill Uniting Church. The Rev Greg Woolnough will be inducted as Wesley’s new minister at a service in Castle Hill on Friday 29…

Australia Day celebrations embody Hills Shire community spirit

Australia Day at the Farm is set to be an exciting day out for families and friends with stellar performances from Australian icons David Campbell and Christine Anu along with free kids activities, Australiana displays and a dazzling fireworks display. Underpinning all the excitement and fanfare is a sense of…

Upgrade of Castlewood A Big Win For Brumbies

Castlewood Community Reserve is in the middle of a major upgrade. Lights have been installed, the field is being reconstructed with an irrigation and drainage upgrade and a picnic shelter with accessible seating is being installed. Hills Shire Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne visited the park with members of the Baulkham…

Public Inquiry into Hawkesbury-Hills merger

An opportunity for residents to have their say about the proposed merger of Hawkesbury City Council with part of The Hills Shire Council is being offered by the Delegate appointed to provide a report to the Minster for Local Government. The NSW Government has now advertised details of the public inquiry in…

The Mayor’s Christmas Library Amnesty Records Big Haul

The Hills community has once again responded generously to the Mayor’s Christmas Library Amnesty, with 106 boxes of non-perishable food donated throughout December. “I’m so happy that the Library Amnesty has once again attracted such a large haul of food which could be donated via our friends at St Vincent…

Council Boundary Review – Notice of Public Meetings

The NSW Government has released proposals for new council boundaries across NSW. There are two separate proposals affecting The Hills Shire Council : 1) Hills Shire Council area above the M2 to be merged with Hawkesbury City Council View here: 2) Hills Shire Council area south of the M2 to…

Residents Must Have Their Say On Mergers Before It’s Too Late

The NSW Government has outlined a process by which Council mergers will be decided and residents only have until 28February to have their say. The Hills Shire Council has been a long-time supporter of Local Government reform and the need for greater efficiencies across the local government sector. The NSW…

Twilight Sessions at Bella Vista Farm has something for everyone

The Sydney Hills Twilight Sessions will offer a new and unique lifestyle experience for Sydney Hills locals on January 22 at Bella Vista Farm. The Twilight Sessions will kick off at 4pm and will feature live music, great food and artisan markets. Twilight Sessions will take on a village festival…
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