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  • Hornsby Council remains strong - and ready to merge


    Posted: Monday 27 March, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Steve Russell has expressed disappointment at the Court of Appeal decision that has placed even more uncertainty over the future of our shire.

  • Cash for your old fridge - and a chance at a prize


    Posted: Friday 17 March, 2017


    To celebrate Earth Hour Hornsby Shire Council is offering an extra incentive to get rid of your old second fridge or upright freezer – you’ll go into the draw to win one of four Bunning Gift Cards worth $50.

  • Berowra cricket pitch

    Berowra's New Cricket Pitch Officially Opened


    Posted: Wednesday 15 March, 2017


    On Friday Hornsby Shire Mayor Steve Russell was on hand to keep the wicket at the official opening of Berowra’s new cricket pitch at Warrina Street Oval.

  • North Epping Sports Centre

    New Sport Centre for North Epping


    Posted: Monday 27 February, 2017


    Sportspeople of many persuasions were celebrating yesterday at the opening of North Epping Sport Centre, which provides much needed space for tennis, netball and soccer.

  • Heritage Near Me – Applications open for Local Heritage Grants


    Posted: Friday 24 February, 2017


    Applications are now open for two of the Heritage Near Me grants supported by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

  • Hornsby Quarry aerial photo

    Help plan your parkland


    Posted: Wednesday 15 February, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council is beginning the largest and most exciting project in its history – and we want your help.

  • Hornsby Council welcomes amalgamation announcement


    Posted: Wednesday 15 February, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement that it will move forward with the proposed amalgamation of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai councils.

  • Mayor at Storey Park

    Storey Park plan approved


    Posted: Monday 13 February, 2017


    At last week’s meeting Hornsby Shire Council unanimously approved the plans for the new Storey Park Community Centre in Asquith.

  • Crosslands closed due to extreme weather


    Posted: Friday 10 February, 2017


    Crosslands Reserve will remain closed until Wednesday 15 February due to extreme weather and potential high hire danger.

  • South Dural planning proposal will not proceed


    Posted: Thursday 9 February, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has halted its evaluation of the South Dural Planning Proposal until an infrastructure plan is prepared with the support of the NSW Government.

  • Hornsby Shire residents lend a helping hand


    Posted: Wednesday 8 February, 2017


    A great day was had by all at Hornsby Shire Council’s Australia Day Pool Party, with plenty of sun, smiles and sizzling sausages.

  • Your recycling counts


    Posted: Friday 3 February, 2017


    The residents of Hornsby Shire have proved they are waste wise, recycling more than 91,000 tonnes in 2016.

  • Hornsby Mayor: "Not all councils are against amalgamation"


    Posted: Thursday 2 February, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Steve Russell has issued a statement reinforcing the need for Local Government Reform.

  • rabbit

    Vaccinate Your Pet Rabbit


    Posted: Tuesday 31 January, 2017


    Rabbits owners in Hornsby Shire are being urged to vaccinate their pets, as the new strain of RHDV virus will be released at the end of February.

  • Sunset Sessions

    Sunset Sessions in Hornsby Mall


    Posted: Wednesday 25 January, 2017


    Hornsby Mall is the place to be throughout February, with Hornsby Shire Council’s Sunset Sessions bringing live music and a great party every Friday night.

  • Council's push to move powerlines underground


    Posted: Thursday 12 January, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council is embarking on an active campaign to remove overhead power lines from our neighbourhoods.

  • Dumping around clothing bins

    Charities rely on donations, not rubbish


    Posted: Tuesday 3 January, 2017


    Items that are dumped around charity bins cost charities thousands of dollars each year and damage our environment.

  • RFS Station

    Council to build new RFS station


    Posted: Friday 16 December, 2016


    It’s official that Hornsby Shire Council is going to build a new Rural Fire Station in Berowra, with the plans approved at this week’s meeting.

  • Asquith Park

    Inclusive playgrounds for everybody


    Posted: Friday 16 December, 2016


    From now on Hornsby Shire Council will ensure that new and refurbished playgrounds offer inclusive play, giving everybody a chance to be involved together.

  • Be careful of asbestos at Westleigh site


    Posted: Monday 12 December, 2016


    Council is warning the public that some asbestos has been found on the Westleigh site that was purchased from Sydney Water this year.