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  • 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.

  • Connect with your local community service providers


    Posted: Wednesday 15 November, 2017


    Community Connections Hot Desk at Hornsby library offers free one-on-one expert advice every Thursday from 2pm–4pm.

  • Ministerial visit shows new RFS stations on track


    Posted: Tuesday 14 November, 2017


    The new NSW Rural Fire Service stations at Cowan and Berowra are progressing well, as Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant and Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock saw during an inspection last week.

  • Hornsby Council seeks stronger tree protection


    Posted: Monday 13 November, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council is seeking stronger protection for trees on private property, following the recent loss of 3 percent of tree canopy in a single year.

  • PCYC

    New PCYC makes Waitara Park even better


    Posted: Friday 10 November, 2017


    State-of-the-art indoor recreational and cultural facilities officially opened at PCYC Waitara.

  • Chipping for mulch

    Grow your garden


    Posted: Wednesday 8 November, 2017


    Grow and maintain a healthy garden by picking up some gardening material at Hornsby Shire Council’s Chipping for Mulch Days.

  • High school kids clean our shores

    Call for high schools to clean our shores


    Posted: Tuesday 7 November, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council is on the lookout for schools to join the award-winning landcare program, Clean4Shore.

  • Laughtondale Gully Road

    Laughtondale Gully Road officially reopened


    Posted: Tuesday 7 November, 2017


    Today Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock officially opened Laughtondale Gully Road, following major repairs to make it safe for vehicles once more.

  • ShareTheDignity

    Help women in need this Christmas


    Posted: Thursday 2 November, 2017


    This Christmas Hornsby Shire Libraries are proudly supporting Share the Dignity, an organisation that works throughout the year to support women in need.

  • Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre

    Get more fibre in your cultural diet


    Posted: Thursday 26 October, 2017


    The Untethered Fibre Artists are back to Hornsby Shire Council’s Festival of the Arts for a third year with their exhibition inTransit.

  • See the best artists in Hornsby


    Posted: Tuesday 24 October, 2017


    The annual Hornsby Art Prize exhibition is returning to Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre.

  • Hawkesbury River Writers

    Writing on the river


    Posted: Tuesday 24 October, 2017


    Creative juices will be flowing at Hornsby Library on Thursday 16 November when the local group Hawkesbury River Writers will host their annual event.

  • Lyrebird Arts Community

    Explore the Lyrebird Arts Trail


    Posted: Friday 20 October, 2017


    The Lyrebird Arts Community is hosting the annual Lyrebird Arts Trail on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November 2017 as part of Festival of the Arts.

  • Arcadian Artists’ Trail

    The Arcadian Artist's Trail is back!


    Posted: Friday 20 October, 2017


    Travel the beautiful Arcadian Artist's Trail through Hornsby Shire’s rural suburbs this November.

  • Quirky Circus

    The circus is coming to town!


    Posted: Friday 20 October, 2017


    Circus Akimbo will be bringing a free show, bursting with talent, to Hornsby Park on Saturday 4 November as part of Council’s Festival of the Arts

  • Studio arts

    Meet the Artists from Studio ARTES


    Posted: Thursday 19 October, 2017


    Be inspired by the creativity on offer in Hornsby Shire when Studio ARTES hosts a pop-up exhibition featuring work in mixed media, sculpture and textiles.