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  • Council calls for public IHAP decision-making


    Posted: Tuesday 27 March, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council will write to the chair of the Hornsby Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP), asking that the decision-making section of the meetings be made open to the public.

  • Hornsby Shire budget in the red


    Posted: Tuesday 27 March, 2018


    Fewer Hornsby Shire residents will feel the benefits of the budget for the coming financial year as the NSW Government’s removal of all areas of Hornsby Shire south of the M2 has turned Council’s $10 million surplus into a $2 million deficit.

  • Investigation clears Council staff of corruption allegations


    Posted: Tuesday 27 March, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council and its staff have been cleared of all allegations of corruption regarding development of a controversial property on Geelans Road, Arcadia.

  • Council declares no support for South Dural proposal


    Posted: Tuesday 27 March, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council resolved at last night’s meeting to ask the Greater Sydney Planning Proposal not to proceed with the South Dural Planning Proposal.

  • Trapping and tracking to tackle tabbies


    Posted: Friday 16 March, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Council will expand its feral cat trapping efforts and join the Cat Tracker Australia program, in an attempt to reduce the impact of cats on our local native wildlife.

  • “Keep calm and carry on” Message to Hornsby Shire’s recycling residents


    Posted: Thursday 8 March, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock urges residents to continue placing recyclable items in the yellow bins.

  • "More? More you say?!" Ruddock lashes out at Parramatta land grab


    Posted: Wednesday 28 February, 2018


    Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock has responded with incredulous anger to City of Parramatta’s attempt to take even more land off its shrinking neighbour.

  • "Hey Tosser" Stern Message from Fagan Park's 3-D Birds


    Posted: Monday 26 February, 2018


    The anti-litter message at Hornsby Shire Council’s Fagan Park has been given a boost by chalk drawings of four native birds, which leap out at the viewer when seen from a certain vantage point.

  • 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.