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  • Stations are Taking Shape


    Posted: Wednesday 26 July, 2017


    Construction is progressing well on the new NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) stations at Berowra and Cowan, which are being built in partnership between Hornsby Shire Council and the NSW RFS.

  • From Beecroft to Iceland


    Posted: Wednesday 26 July, 2017


    Beecroft local and Hornsby Art Prize 2016 winner has completed a 3 month art residency in Iceland. Photo credit: Jo Dickerson.

  • Landfill

    Hornbsy Shire’s War on Waste Continues


    Posted: Wednesday 26 July, 2017


    Want to continue your War On Waste Journey, but unsure how? Come along to our free War On Waste workshop to be held at Hornsby Library on Friday 11 August 10.30am – 12.30pm.

  • Save the Date


    Posted: Wednesday 19 July, 2017


    The 10th Annual Knit In will be held on Friday 4 August 9am – 12pm at Hornsby Library. Come along and admire the completed wraps that were made during the year by the knitting community.

  • Council Chambers

    Your Vote Counts


    Posted: Tuesday 18 July, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council will be holding elections on Saturday 9 September. This will be the first time since 2012 that all residents in the Shire will have the opportunity to vote.

  • Hornsby Council Proposes Return of Lost Territory


    Posted: Thursday 13 July, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council voted to submit a proposal to the NSW Government seeking the return of territory that was lost last year.

  • University of Newcastle coming to Hornsby


    Posted: Wednesday 5 July, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council and the University of Newcastle have entered into an agreement that will see the university launch a New Learning Hub in Hornsby’s CBD in August this year.

  • Enter the Hornsby Art Prize to win $10k


    Posted: Friday 16 June, 2017


    Grab your paint brushes and canvases, lino, paper or clay, because it’s that time of year again! Entries are now open for the Hornsby Art Prize. Image: Janet Tavener, Gold Plated. Photo credit: Jo Dickerson.

  • Hornsby Shire named top cartridge recyclers


    Posted: Friday 16 June, 2017


    Congratulations cartridge recyclers! Hornsby Shire Council has won the award for top printer cartridge recycler in the Collected 4 Planet Ark Competition.

  • Keep your kids entertained these school holidays


    Posted: Wednesday 14 June, 2017


    School holidays are just around the corner and Hornsby Shire Council has a range of free and low cost activities planned.

  • Mobile Phones

    And the winner is.... Hornsby Shire Council


    Posted: Friday 9 June, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has officially won the title of State Top Collector in the MobileMuster Awards.

  • Remagine 2017

    Waste transformed into art


    Posted: Wednesday 7 June, 2017


    The Re-magine Art Exhibition is back again at Wallarobba Art and Cultural Centre, showcasing artwork made out of waste.

  • Simon Gillard

    Meet author Simon Gillard


    Posted: Wednesday 7 June, 2017


    Ever wondered what life is really like for a police officer feels like? Come to Hornsby Library on Thursday 29 June to hear author Simon Gillard recount his story.

  • Brooklyn bushcare

    Join Brooklyn's newest bushcare group


    Posted: Wednesday 7 June, 2017


    Set in the picturesque scenery of Brooklyn is Hornsby Shire’s newest Bushcare Group. Volunteers work under the majestic canopy of swamp mahogany and paperback tree with views of the water in the background.

  • A Fun Way to Learn


    Posted: Wednesday 24 May, 2017


    Launchpads have just landed at Hornsby Library!

  • New Bio-Retention Basin for Berowra Waters


    Posted: Wednesday 24 May, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has completed a new bio-retention basin along Berowra Waters Road.

  • Children’s Voices for Reconciliation

    Children's Voices for Reconciliation


    Posted: Tuesday 23 May, 2017


    This year’s Children’s Voices for Reconciliation Concert will be held at Hornsby Mall. Local School students along with Aboriginal Elders will share their understanding of Hornsby Shire’s rich aboriginal culture.

  • Native Plant Giveaway

    Celebrating our Bushland


    Posted: Tuesday 23 May, 2017


    Celebrate World Environment Day with Hornsby Shire’s Environmental Festival. The free festival will be held on Saturday 3 June, 11am – 2pm at Upper McKell Park, Brooklyn.

  • See the community's ideas for Hornsby Park


    Posted: Tuesday 16 May, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has released the initial findings of the community consultation for Hornsby Park’s redevelopment, which includes the rehabilitation of Hornsby Quarry.

  • Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

    Join us for Australia's biggest morning tea


    Posted: Tuesday 16 May, 2017


    Want to help beat Cancer and make a difference? Come to Hornsby Library on Monday 22 May to join Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.