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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.

While the beloved Parramatta Farmers’ Markets in Parramatta have had to go on hold, many businesses from the markets are delivering now. Supporting local, artisan businesses has never been easier!

Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne has announced the 2020-2021 Hills Shire Youth Ambassadors.   Anthony Radic and Hayley Irving will take up the 12-month role which includes involvement in local youth activities, speaking at appropriate Council functions, attending youth award functions and Council community events, as well as being active participants and […]

In his role as a Community Fundraising manager, Greg Donovan knows that this year is so different in many ways to the normal. Due to the pandemic the Salvos won’t have events, be out visible in shopping centres or knocking on your door this year. The need has never been greater but the ability to […]

The mega Sydney Metro West project will significantly cut crowding on three major train lines, take tens of thousands of cars off the roads every day and support the creation of tens of thousands of new jobs in Western Sydney.  This once-in-a-century infrastructure project will double rail capacity between Parramatta and the Sydney CBD and […]

5:54 am 25th April 2020 There’s no doubt that ANZAC Day 2020 will be very different to ANZAC Days of previous years. While we will not be broadcasting from any services or marches this year, there are still ways to acknowledge ANZAC Day and ensure our servicemen and women are appropriately remembered. In lieu of […]

If you live in Westmead or frequent Westmead Adult and or Children’s Hospitals you will have noticed a lot of work on Hawkesbury Road to enable its widening from Darcy Road to Jessie Street. Now the main Light Rail contractor, Parramatta Connect, like commence works along Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth st. Parramatta Connect, the infrastructure works […]

Alive 90.5 FM thanks the Community Resource Network for sharing this important information. Information From: Dept Health NSW Expanded COVID Testing for Blacktown LGA, Cumberland LGA and Westmead (2145). COVID-19 testing criteria has been expanded. Testing is now available for people who live or work in Blacktown LGA, Cumberland LGA, or postcode 2145 (Westmead and […]

Cumberland City Council has welcomed the State Government’s relief package for council-run childcare centres. The Council’s 17 education and child care centres will continue to operate in Western Sydney, thanks to this much-needed financial assistance.  Commenting on the development, Cumberland City Council Mayor Steve Christou said: “Consistent with Council’s commitment to all parents and carers last week regarding the suspension […]

Can you play golf and tennis even with the social isolation rules? Latest information from Office of Sport, NSW Government is that you can, as long as you are abiding by the nationally recommended social distancing rules. On the back of this clarification, Cumberland Council is reopening its council owned Tennis Courts from Tuesday 7th […]

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