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Celebrating Local: St Ives Show Centenary

Isabella Ross Get on down to the St Ives Show this weekend coming, 15th – 16th May! An iconic event within the community, the St Ives Show run by the St Ives Agricultural and Horticultural Show Society is celebrating 100 years this May. Considering last year’s show was evidently cancelled due to the pandemic, organisers are keen to bring the community together in celebration of the major centenary milestone, says the society’s secretary Trina Walker. “To the best of our knowledge, the establishment of the St Ives showground site was due to the activities of the St Ives fruit...

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National Walk Safely to School Day

Matthew Wai Travelling and commuting to school has never been taken lightly by parents as it could turn into some consequences that are too great to experience. However, there are lots of aspects and alarming concerns that can be neglected – this is where National Walk Safely to School Day (W.S.T.S.D) comes in. The initiative aims to encourage and remind primary school students and their parents about aspects of Road Safety, Health, Public Transport and the Environment on May 14th. Ultimately, making the commute to school a safe and pleasant one every day!                                                                                                                      With the constant...

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Upcoming Events to Check Out

Madeleine Taplin Sydney is without a doubt one of the busiest cities in the world. With plenty of activities, events, festivals and more happening around the clock, it can be pretty easy to totally miss hearing about them! With school back in session, it is time to start planning those special events to keep both parents and kids happy until the winter break. Here are some things you should check out now. Sydney Comedy Festival: Looking for a good laugh? Sydney’s biggest annual comedy festival is ready to kick off, taking over the city to present the very best...

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Ku-ring-gai ANZAC Services

This year several COVID-safe community services are being held to commemorate ANZAC Day. Ku-ring-gai’s commemorations of Australia’s most solemn military day will commence on Sunday 25 April with two dawn services at Roseville RSL Memorial and Bicentennial Park, West Pymble. The dawn service at Roseville Memorial Park, 62 Pacific Highway will be held from 5am on ANZAC Day. The President of the Roseville RSL Sub Branch and Mayor Jennifer Anderson will deliver speeches at the service on behalf of the Ku-ring-gai community. An ANZAC Day dawn service coordinated by the Sydney North Region Scouts and Girl Guides Australia will...

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North Shore Author Making a Difference with HKWS

Isabella Ross Local author, Mary-Anne O’Connor’s new novel Sisters of Freedom is coming out this April. A narrative centring on female empowerment, the book is also set to make a real contribution to the local community as well. Sisters of Freedom is a passionate tale of three sisters as they strive for freedom and independence and follow their hearts to unexpected places. Set in the Hornsby/Hawkesbury region in 1902, the novel also follows the story of the Australian suffragettes who fought to gain the right to vote and have a say in the laws that govern them. What the...

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