Author: Darryn Capes-Davis
Riverside Theatre has been closed for the last few months and needless to say Theatre staff and the regular artists who perform at the Theatre are feeling rather anxious during these difficult times with Covid-19. Even if the State Government lifts its current restrictions with respect to the operation of Theatres such a Riverside Theatre, […]
Grassroots community groups, including schools, can now apply for Sydney Water’s Local Community Grants Program, with over $80,000 up for grabs. The program will award grants of up to $4,000 to groups who are already supporting their community through digital innovation initiatives; embracing diversity at a local level and demonstrating their commitment to protecting our […]
With the easing of COVID-19 enforced restrictions, parks and playgrounds are opening up again across Hills and Parramatta. Both Hills Shire and City of Parramatta have released details of playgrounds and other outdoor areas. “The last few months have been difficult for all of us and I’m sure many people are looking forward to using […]
City of Parramatta Council has released new images and an animation that give a fresh and detailed look at Parramatta’s state-of-the-art aquatic and leisure centre as the project reaches a new milestone. The new artist’s impressions and a 3D flythrough animation have been unveiled after Council lodged the Development Application (DA) for major works yesterday. […]
The NSW State Emergency Service has wrapped up a busy storm season, having received more than 37 600 jobs between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2020. The event that generated the most jobs was the flooding that occurred along the NSW coast in February this year, leading to more than 420 flood rescues. The […]
In an era when many local Councils have succumbed to overwhelming maintenance costs and been forced to close ageing swimming centres, The Hills Shire Council has committed to an exciting rebuild of the area’s only public pool, Waves Aquatic Centre at Baulkham Hills. And, in the current bid for economic stimulus activities and jobs creation […]
This year has tested our Aussie spirit as we have dealt with devastating droughts, fires and floods, not to mention a global pandemic that will change the way we live. While we go through this time of change, our country’s backbone will continue to be held together by our resilient volunteers who dedicate their time […]
And they are back! Hills Daily Grind are again offering their Drive through coffee at Balcombe Heights Estate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am. Grab your coffee and head up the driveway to say hi to us at Alive 90.5 FM.
If you are looking for ways to help others in the community at this time who may be isolated and vulnerable, local services need help now and volunteering opportunities are available. Many services are seeking the assistance of community members to reach out to those who might be socially isolated, and ensure food and other […]
Hills Relay for Life invite you to Relay at your place! Join in the virtual Relay From Home on the Hills Relay For Life Facebook page between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday, May 16 for a packed program of fun. Walk, create, cook, exercise and remember loved ones.