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  • Sandra Wilson: Key to Knowledge

    Making art from trash will win you cash


    Posted: Friday 23 February, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council’s much-loved Re-magine competition is on again, with $10,000 in prize money on offer to people who turn everyday items into works of art.

  • Steven Head and Mayor Philip Ruddock

    Steven Head named as Hornsby Shire’s new general manager


    Posted: Wednesday 21 February, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council has named Steven Head as the new general manager.

  • illegal dumping

    Last warning for illegal dumpers (too late for this guy)


    Posted: Tuesday 20 February, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council’s enhanced campaign against illegal dumping is already achieving results.

  • Mayor Ruddock planting tree

    Council protects the future of our trees


    Posted: Thursday 15 February, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council significantly strengthened tree protections, vastly increasing the number of tree species that cannot be removed without Council approval.

  • Get more Japanese Superfoods on your plate


    Posted: Wednesday 31 January, 2018


    Superfood fanatics can broaden their knowledge about food and nutrition by meeting author Yoshiko Takeuchi when she visits Hornsby Library.

  • Scott Bevan

    Stories of Sydney Harbour


    Posted: Thursday 25 January, 2018


    Former journalist and broadcaster Scott Bevan will be visiting Hornsby Library on Thursday 8 February to discuss his new book The Harbour.

  • Boost your children’s diet with wholesome food


    Posted: Wednesday 24 January, 2018


    Parents will have the opportunity to meet author and paediatric nutritionist, Mandy Sacher at Hornsby Library.

  • Sunset Sessions is Back!


    Posted: Wednesday 17 January, 2018


    Join the fun every Friday night in February for Hornsby Shire Council’s ‘Sunset Sessions’ at Hornsby Mall.

  • Mayor Ruddock joins anger over Baha'i death sentence


    Posted: Monday 15 January, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock has joined the local Baha’i community in expressing outrage over the death sentence of Hamed bin Haydara in Yemen.

  • Australia Day

    Australia Day


    Posted: Friday 12 January, 2018


    Are you looking for some classic Australia Day fun? Bring your family and friends to the Australia Day celebrations on Friday 26 January 10am – 1.30pm at Hornsby Mall.

  • Mayor applauds fast response to lift breakdown


    Posted: Wednesday 20 December, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock has commended the fast action of those who responded to a lift malfunction at the Hornsby Station footbridge.

  • Hornsby Bike Trail

    Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail fully open again


    Posted: Thursday 14 December, 2017


    Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail is now fully operational again, following today’s official opening of tunnels that connect to the popular Lava Flow section.

  • Community Recycling Centre

    Hornsby Shire's Community Recycling Centre opens


    Posted: Monday 11 December, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council’s brand new Community Recycling Centre strikes the golden trifecta of household problem waste disposal – easy, safe and (best of all) free.

  • Mayor Ruddock responds angrily to false statements


    Posted: Thursday 7 December, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock has responded angrily to false claims by Parramatta Councillor Lorraine Wearne that Hornsby is withholding rates data.

  • Hornsby to pay Parramatta owed rates


    Posted: Monday 4 December, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has offered to make an interim payment to City of Parramatta Council, of rate money from suburbs south of the M2 that were taken away from Hornsby last year.

  • Dural Lane

    Take a walk down memory lane (tell Siri "Dural Lane")


    Posted: Thursday 23 November, 2017


    When you stroll down Dural Lane you will be fully transported back in time, with both sides now displaying murals depicting Hornsby in the early 20th Century.

  • Help us collect Hornsby's History


    Posted: Wednesday 22 November, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council is gathering memories of our community and we need your help.

  • Hornsby Art Prize winner

    Asquith paintings claim top honours in the Hornsby Art Prize


    Posted: Monday 20 November, 2017


    Mount Colah artist Lyndall Beck has won the top award in this year’s Hornsby Art Prize, taking home $10,000 for her nine beautifully painted scenes of Asquith.

  • Summer School Holiday Fun


    Posted: Friday 17 November, 2017


    Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer? Hornsby Shire Council’s school holiday program is filled with fun, low-cost activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

  • Walk The Talk Against Domestic Violence


    Posted: Wednesday 15 November, 2017


    Don your gym gear, grab a bottle of water and come along to a walk on Friday 1 December that aims to raise awareness against domestic violence.