Community Diary

A range of eclectic acts are set to hit the stage as part of the Pioneer Theatre’s 2020 show season. Kicking off the year on 6 March is English comedy play, The Siddhus of Upper Juhu, set in the bustling Indian city of Mumbai.  Blackout Theatre Company also returns to the Pioneer Theatre stage with musicals, We […]

Step Up to Clean Up Clean Up Australia Day registrations are now open. Local schools, community groups, businesses and friends and families are encouraged to sign-up a team and join one of Australia’s biggest clean-up initiatives. Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne said she was proud to see so many Hills residents wanting […]

We often hear our educators and childcare workers called heroes, but 23-year-old Aaron Venhuizen from the Y has taken it to the extreme – volunteering countless hours to the RFS to battle the state’s raging bushfires. The children at Out of School Hours Care in the Hills District where Aaron is an educator are his […]

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has welcomed the commencement of major works on the Parramatta Light Rail project following an official sod turning at Rydalmere this morning. “It is great to see this critical infrastructure project moving one step closer to becoming a reality with the initial phases of construction underway,” Cr […]

2019 City of Parramatta Young Citizen of the Year, Paris Hughes has initiated the #ThankAFirey campaign. Over $3,000 has been raised so far with much of that given by locals of Parramatta attending Australia Day celebrations at Parramatta Park. Over 500 cards of support have been written and Paris hopes that up to 7,000 cards […]

Learn about some of Australia’s history in the unique Hambledon Cottage, Parramatta.

STOP PRESS City of Parramatta Council is postponing its Lunar New Year celebrations in response to performer and community concerns about the new coronavirus. The City of Parramatta is set to welcome the Year of the Rat at the annual Lunar New Year celebration in Centenary Square, on Friday 7 February from 5pm-9.30pm.  The evening […]

City of Parramatta Citizen of the Year Mike McSweeney speaks with Darryn Capes-Davis and Lord Mayor Clr Bob Dwyer. The City of Parramatta has named local paramedic and volunteer Kevin McSweeney its 2020 Citizen of the Year in recognition of his decades of community service. Born and raised in Telopea, Kevin is a full-time NSW […]

Join The Active Parramatta Van for another term of Seniors Gentle Exercise! This FREE 8-week program is excellent for seniors who want to gently increase mobility and physical activity. Class details are below 👇👇 Dates: Fridays from 14 Feb – 3 Apr 2020Session 1: 9.30AM – 10.15AM or Session 2: 10:45AM – 11.30AMLocation: John Curtin Meeting Room, […]

Hillsbus operator, ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia (CDC), is stepping up to provide tangible support to communities impacted by the bushfire crisis. The North West Sydney bus operator has established a fund of $250,000 to assist impacted communities and employees throughout NSW. Called the CDC WeCare Fund, the funding will support families with immediate housing and living needsandassist […]

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