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  • New site screens for Shire's cricketers


    Posted: Monday 25 September, 2017


    This week the highly anticipated sight screens were erected at Waitara’s Mark Taylor Oval, just as the cricket season is starting to ramp up.

  • Retirement after 14 years of peaceful justice


    Posted: Friday 22 September, 2017


    Eric Willcock is capping his pen after 14 years serving as a Justice of Peace at Hornsby Library.

  • It's official: Philip Ruddock is our new Mayor


    Posted: Tuesday 19 September, 2017


    The votes have all been counted and Philip Ruddock has been officially declared the newly elected mayor of Hornsby Shire Council.

  • gang gang cockatoos

    Help us save the Gang-Gang Cockatoos


    Posted: Thursday 14 September, 2017


    There are grave concerns about the future of Hornsby Shire’s population of gang-gang cockatoos and we need the help of the local community.

  • Splash into the newly renovated Galston Pool


    Posted: Tuesday 12 September, 2017


    Galston Aquatic and Leisure Centre is set to reopen on Monday 18 September following the temporary closure by Hornsby Shire Council to carry out much needed structural repairs and renovations.

  • Family Services Expo

    The Family Services Expo is back


    Posted: Thursday 7 September, 2017


    Following its tremendous success last year the Family Services Expo will be returning to Hornsby Mall on Wednesday 20 September. Hornsby Shire Council has arranged for more than 35 local organisations to attend the expo.

  • School Holiday Fun in Hornsby Shire


    Posted: Friday 1 September, 2017


    Get your kids out of the house these school holidays with some of the free and low-cost activities Hornsby Shire Council has planned. The activities have been planned for children of all ages and are certain to spark your child’s interest.

  • vote in ballot box

    Council elections are on Saturday 9 September


    Posted: Wednesday 30 August, 2017


    Hornsby Shire’s Council elections are fast approaching and will be held on Saturday 9 September. Voting is compulsory and it’s your chance to have your say about how your local community is run.

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    Work begins to reopen Laughtondale Gully Road


    Posted: Tuesday 29 August, 2017


    Today Hornsby Shire Council began work to stabilise Laughtondale Gully Road, allowing it to reopen. The road was closed in June last year because it had become unstable and was not safe.

  • Hornsby Art Prize

    Where will the Art Prize take you?


    Posted: Tuesday 29 August, 2017


    Calling all artists: time is running out to submit your entries for the Hornsby Art Prize 2017.

  • Sustainable Garden Day

    Make your garden sustainable - and beautiful!


    Posted: Monday 28 August, 2017


    Sustainable Garden Day is coming and Hornsby Shire Council has been busy planning the garden frenzy event.

  • Screen on the Green

    Screen on the Green movies are back


    Posted: Monday 28 August, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council will again host the widely popular free film event, Screen on the Green at Hornsby Park.

  • First round of Hornsby Park consultation released


    Posted: Thursday 17 August, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has released the full report from the first round of community consultation on the rehabilitation of Hornsby Quarry.

  • Thieves cut off Berowra Waters


    Posted: Tuesday 15 August, 2017


    Hornsby Shire Council has slammed the selfishness of thieves who stole pipes at Berowra Waters over the weekend, leaving the community with no water supply for much of Saturday.

  • Lisgar Gardens to be nominated as Garden of Excellence


    Posted: Thursday 10 August, 2017


    Hornsby’s Lisgar Gardens is going to be nominated by Hornsby Shire Council as an International Garden of Excellence with the International Camelia Society.

  • Knit In

    Hornsby knitters wrapped with warmth


    Posted: Thursday 10 August, 2017


    Over 300 generous people attended Hornsby Shire Council’s 10th Annual Knit-In at Hornsby Library last Friday, bringing the total of donated wraps to more than 6,000 since 2008.

  • Berowra Woodchop Festival

    Berowra Village Woodchop Festival


    Posted: Tuesday 1 August, 2017


    The annual Berowra Village Woodchop Festival will be held on Sunday 13 August at Berowra Village Tavern.

  • 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

    Hornsby 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.