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Local State MPs are facing certain defeat at the next Show features over 60 of Sydney’s most talented young
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2 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019 Cath takes out ‘Spider’
at Friendship Day event
WIN! with TWT!
Christmas wishes
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: to all TWT readers
Farmageddon Passes
MERRY Christmas and a Happy New Year to
all our readers and friends from Cathie’s Col-
umn and The Weekly Times.

Thank you for your contributions throughout the year.
Our office will be closed from Friday December 20, 2019
and re-opens on Monday January 6, 2020 at our premises
at 817 Victoria Road Ryde. Next issue is Wednesday Janu-
ary 15. Please send your news items to us by January 3 for
inclusion in our first issue of 2020.
Have a Safe and Holy Christmas and we wish you all the
Very Best for a Happy and Healthy New Year and look for-
ward to your company again then. Cheerio for now.

Five TWT readers can win double passes to the British stop-motion upcoming exhibitions and Trip on a 56 seat luxury
animated science fiction comedy film A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Far- workshops. coach includes some retail
mageddon to be released nationally by independent film distributor therapy at the Innovations
Studio Canal on January 9, 2020. For more information showroom at Frenchs Forest
contact Melony 0417 433 before a scenic drive along
Strange lights over the BCiurdmObebrslaenrvders Rooms reopen on Tuesday 422 or via email [email protected] some of Sydney’s most fa- BRUSH Park Womens Bowling Club recently hosted
quiet town of Mossingham Jasnuary 28. Season’s greet- lery1111.net mous northern beaches. their annual Friendship Day with fellow bowlers from
herald the arrival of a mys- Bird-watching offers a host ings and thanks to all who several neighbouring clubs. Morning commenced
tery visitor from far across of benefits. supported the CWA this year. HPSeuusbnqltiuecirCSsecHnhtiolelnoal ry The coach is equipped with a “Spider”. Cath Adnum (pictured) was the
the galaxy. The ladies will be back to with a hydraulic platform to eventual winner with over $80 raised and donated to
For example it gets people serve up their famous scones In 2020 Hunters Hill Pub- assist those using a wheel- Bowls for Others.
When the intergalac- of many ages out into the in 2020. lic School will be celebrating chair or walking frame and
tic visitor, an impish and fresh air; observers meet oth- their sesquicentenary. also a rest room. Tuesday afternoons 1pm to meet on the third Wednes-
adorable alien called er people with similar inter- SGtaulldeiroyA1r1t:1S1pace 3pm plus Thursday morn- day each month at Ryde-
Lu-La, crash-lands near ests to socialise and develop The school is currently col- Cost is $45 per head and ing and afternoon sessions Eastwood Leagues Club at
Mossy Bottom Farm, skills differentiating between Recently opened Gallery lecting any memorabilia that includes afternoon tea and same times. Fees are mod- 12 noon.
Shaun soon sees an op- colours, size, shape and be- 11:11 Studio and Art Space any readers may have and coffee. est. Enquiries Jo 9816-5293
portunity for alien-pow- haviours; it develops skills in is situated at 227 Malton this of course can be on loan. or Club room 9879-4588. There’ll be NO meeting
ered fun and adventure analysing calls and compares Road in the leafy suburb of Day commences with a of the branch in December
and sets off on a mission them with others from books. North Epping. Memorabilia items can be morning tea / coffee and MSeancioqrusarie 2019.
to shepherd Lu-La home. dropped off to 7 Wybalena cake at Innovations where
A member of Cumberland The Gallery and studio are Road Hunters Hill or 3/8 The you can shop for fashion, Macquarie branch of Na- Next meeting will be held
Lu-La’s magical alien Bird Observers Club this owned and run by Melony Close Hunters Hill or can be entertainment, homewares, tional Seniors Australia on January 15, 2020 and
powers, irrepressible mis- week reported seeing sev- Kara Smirniotis, an estab- picked up locally. Contact holidays, manchester, arts
chief and galactic sized eral Tawny Frogmouths in her lished artist and member Jennifer 0408 442 028 or & crafts with sales specials speaker is Jim Haynes
burps soon have the flock backyard in Baulkham Hills. of the North Epping com- email: [email protected] and FREE gifts for passen- who’ll talk about “Sydney’s
enchanted. munity. com gers followed by choice of Most Unbelievable True
People have also heard hot or cold lunch including Stories”. Enquiries Carolyn
Shaun takes his new the loud calls of Koels and Purposely built as a gal- ETepcphinngolSoegnyioarts hot roast of the day. Morn- 9874 7129 or 0409 719 813.
extra-terrestrial friend on Channel billed Cuckoos. On lery space and to host art ing tea & lunch $20 - your
the road to Mossingham a recent outing to the wet- workshops and mentoring, Epping Senior Citizens cost on day. Your Chamber of Max McFarlane email:
Forest to find her lost lands in the northern suburb the focus of the architec- Club is introducing a variety Commerce Meets [email protected]
spaceship, unaware that of Warriewood, Bellbirds (Bell tural design was on sustain- of new activities to assist Scenic drive after lunch - wardfinancial.com
a sinister alien-hunting Miners), Whipbirds and Fairy- ability and comfort for all and entertain its members stop for afternoon tea and EPPING: Chamber WEST RYDE: En-
agency is on their trail. wrens were among 54 differ- who participate. in the Saturday time slot. coffee prior to returning late enquiries President quiries President
ent species seen. afternoon. Tony Hackett 9869- Nora Etmekdjian 0417
Can Shaun and the flock The space is light filled and Solving seniors problems 8900; 0418 413 226 or 699 955.
avert Farmageddon on The Club conducts three ambient, a positive space to with mobiles, I pads and Depart 8-30am from St secretary Betty Ock- DRUMMOYNE: Meet
Mossy Bottom Farm be- outings each month. Check connect with a new skill or computers and old movie Annes Church Ryde. Pay erlander 8876-5888. first Wednesday each
fore it’s too late? details on website: www. an artist’s practice, process appreciation will be the $45 by Monday January month. Next meeting
cboc.org.au and narrative with regard to principal activities. 6, 2020. Funds raised di- EASTWOOD: Meet February 5, 2020. En-
Join Shaun and Lu-La on a body of work. rected to The Royal Institute second Monday each quiries Secretary Alex
their incredible adventure For assistance in identifying They are seeking out some for Deaf & Blind Children at month. Next meeting Elliott 0438 774 323 or
in A SHAUN THE SHEEP birds contact the Club or visit Based on an inclusive participants who have some North Rocks. February 10, 2020. Vice President Paul
MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON, the CBOC Facebook Page via model, prolific and highly tech skills who are willing Enquiries president Harcombe 0438 089
landing in cinemas Janu- the link on the website home- qualified artists have been to be mentored to take up For further information and Vic Tagg 0412 369 900.
ary 9. page. hand picked to present presentation and help assist bookings contact Robert 510 or secretary Ste- RIVERSIDE BUSI-
workshops in a wide range in resolving tech problems. Anderson 0418 552 532. ve Colquhoun 9874- NESS CHAMBER: En-
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number on the back of an Gallery 11:11’s website bigpond.com.au the Moocooboola Computer
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Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 3

Merry Christmas toAll Readers

TWT Cheery Cherry Picking Trippers

MerryChristmas&HappyNewYear2020

The Weekly Times annual Cheery Cherry Christmas Picking Trip to Orange last Saturday was greeted at the Prospect Orchard of
Robyn and Peter Vardenega who are direct descendants of Ryde’s Granny Smith of the green apple fame.

They are pictured above with former Orange Deputy Mayor Chris Gryllis who inspired The Weekly Times editor John F Booth AM to initiate the annual pil-
grimage of TWT readers to Orange over ten years ago. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO.

SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEW SMALLS ROAD PUBLIC SCHOOL IS HAVING A

Ryde MP Victor Dominello putsTigersRoar MERRY CHRISTMAS
to Grand
SALE
His Money where his mouth is!Final!
Page 40 Wednesday May 2, 2012 WE'RE OPEN!* ON SATURDAY 21ST DECEMBER.

Despite a 20 %
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EXCLUDING SALE ITEMS
SEE PAGE 10
Come along and have a bit of
Email: [email protected] Christmas cheer and nibbles.

EIGHT YEARS after The Weekly Times and Ryde MP Victor Domi- VOL. 91 NO. 17 PUBLISHED 91 YEARS www.weeklytimes.com.au P.O. BOX 123, RYDE 1680 PHONE: 9807-6666
nello campaigned to keep the former site of Ryde High School and
surrounding Smalls Road playing fields in community hands, the SAVEOur Playing Fields!
mission is almost complete.

TWT EXCLUSIVE Suzanna Hammond will be in store
to sign her new book from 1.30PM
On Day 1, Term 1 of the “We must call on our councillors.
2020 school year, the ul- elected representatives to “The body connection -
tra-modern, circular, pur- consider the long time ad- an analog reboot for digital times.”
pose-built Smalls Road vantages and not just the It is hilarious,funny and an inspirational read.
Public School will com- short-term financial gain.
mence operation, initially “Media support, par- State Govt Must Listen! Hope to see as many of you as possible.
catering for kindergarten “Or pay the price at the ticularly from The Weekly And dont forget- shop local, use it or lose!
students and from 2021, ballot boxes next elec- Times, saved this park
Years 1 to 6. tion.” and it is imperative to
continue to save the park Premier Barry O’Farrell and Education Minister Adrian TWT EDITORIAL SHOP 1 GLADESVILLE SHOPPING CENTRE
With the supply of rec- The Dominello/TWT Piccoli must listen to the will of the people and act to (OPPOSITE COLES)
reational space struggling campaign kicked off in preserve vital open space playgrounds at the former
to keep up with growing early 2012 and by Novem- for future educational Ryde High School property. However Victor Dominello will lose all
demand, the success- ber 2013, Mr Dominello credibility in his electorate if he cannot
ful campaign to save was able to declare vic- display any influence in dealing with the
the Smalls Road Play- tory for the community. needs.” Local residents held a protest meeting on the grounds last Government hierarchy over such an
ing Fields is one that Mr Saturday afternoon attended by Ryde MP Victor Dominello who important and vital issue.
Dominello will no doubt He announced that both said he supported the residents call to retain the grounds for
cherish and is one of the former Ryde High community use which has the unanimous support of Ryde City He will be in even deeper strife if he cannot
three major achievements School site and Smalls Council. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. fulfill an election promise to grant Ryde
in his early days as MP for Road Playing Fields With the initial cam- Hunters Hill Hockey Club an extended lease
Ryde. would be kept out of de- paign victory in the bag, Mr Dominello. on their Keith Thompson Hockey Field at
velopers’ hands, the latter North Ryde. SEE PAGE 3.
A front page editorial leased to Ryde Council to iftroW“PAmiRseMoUttPhpimFelOeiRerWlIoNeMTcxErapR leDcMotPmsimnaeonlrlWdoe IN! with TWT!LARGE RANGE OF GAS AND ELECTRIC
in the April 18, 2012 edi- ensure continued com- Mr Dominello then faced pmuotusthhiiss.m” oney where hisHEATERS INSTORE NOW!
tion of The Weekly Times munity access. an arguably more difficult Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony
clearly spelt out the prob- task engaging the state’s JB’s World Orchestra’s Inaugural Concert
lem and the electoral In late 2014, a com- education bureaucracy
consequences if it wasn’t munity leader in the fight to ensure the community VICTOR DOMINELLO Five TWT readers have won Double Passes to the new Ryde
fixed. to save the Smalls Road At the time, MP won the seat of Ryde at Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra’s inaugural Concert
Playing Fields and School a by-election when Deputy Sunday May 6. SEE PAGE 2.
“A cash-strapped Grounds told a Ryde Premier John Watkins
O’Farrell NSW State Council meeting that the resigned when the people ANZAC Sands of Gallipoli Medals
Government is hell bent Dominello/TWT campaign Mr Domi-were disillusioned at the ANZAC Sands of Gallipoli Medals set valued at $225 can
on selling off so-called had been crucial. would also see delivery of Labor government’s broken be won by a lucky TWT reader to commemorate the 97th
“excess” lands which promises, including those landing at Gallipoli. SEE PAGE 5.
should be retained for “When the school
sporting and recreational closed in 1986 the soul a new school. nello dismissed the com-Music Club’s Opera ConcertofJohnWatkins.
use,” TWT’s Editorial an- went out of the area and John Watkins had
nounced. today we have the return promised to renew the
of soccer mums,” resi- ments, saying he wouldn’tRyde Hunters Hill Five TWT readers have won Double Passes to Ryde
dent Les Toemoe had told In mid-2015, as Mr Hockey Club lease on Eastwood Music Club’s concert next Wednesday May 9
their hockey field atfeaturing the Diploma of Opera Group from the Sydney
Conservatorium of Music. SEE PAGE 2.
North Ryde but never
fulfilled his promise Lane Cove Theatre Show
leaving thousands of club
members and supporters Four TWT readers can win Double Passes to Lane Cove
bitterly disappointed. Theatre’s production of “Come BlowYour Horn” at St Aidan’s
Hall Longueville starting this weekend. SEE PAGE 2.
Continued Page 3
Dominello’s methodical ogtwrfleiiBtbahtuhtltien“cRenowsyen.di”twthee’msRScpmoctanoalsmlenstrmduRcuawtonioaiittndhy l EstateLargerangeofelectricblanketsinstorenow.
and disciplined efforts to
build the case for a new
school continued, Labor’s
challenger for the seat of
Ryde, then-Councillor Je- Public School neINaSrIDinEgTHIS WEEK
completion and the
rome Laxale, main building fitted-out
challenged Mr Domi- and ready to go, it DVA Convalescent Care
nello to have a new school certainly seems Mr
built within four years. Dominello - in public 24-HOUR CARE AND SUPPORT
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en they have no plans for has put “his money
Ryde and instead of ac-
tion, our local MP is only where his mouth is”.
The Weekly
promising advocacy,” Clr Times recently visited
Laxale told The Weekly
Times shortly after his the Smalls Road site Email: [email protected]
for an exclusive sneak
second unsuccessful peak and tour of the
state election contest with
complex. SEE PAGE 15

4 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Letters to the Editor Hunters Hill Guest Column

Debating heritage ing to hear opposing LETTERS Fight fire with Reflection - love
and conservation information to one’s fire, not water is born anyway!
own point of view and Welcome
Dear Sir, be in total disagree- Dear Sir,
It’s a pity Ryde ment, but respect must TWT welcomes letters In a furious fire-
Council at their Coun- be shown and enforced from our readers. Full storm with high
cil meetings do not where necessary, oth- name, address and winds, extreme tem-
enforce their conduct erwise our democratic telephone number perature and big
rules and have unruly system is but a sham.  MUST be supplied, even loads of dry fuel, wa-
people ejected, as if not for publication. ter bombing is usual-
due process should The loudest voice Send to: TWT PO Box ly just wasting water
be adhered to. n im- is not always what is 123, Ryde 1680 or email: and avgas. WE’RE running hel- To The POINT
munisation policy. best for our commu- [email protected] In hot winds, water ter-skelter towards
The bully should not nity, but respect for our times.com.au will evaporate quick- Christmas and the with Father KEVIN BATES
get their way just be- residents, systems and ly, embers will start end of the year once
cause of size, noise meeting protocol must why, when I was a glowing and blowing, again.
or rudeness. Democ- always be maintained young boy swimming and soon the fire will
racy allows people to without exception. at Cronulla, blah, be raging again. Have you done your they seek someone to take give us pause. As his story
have their say but due blah, blah! - I trust it And with few dams shopping? on the increasingly rampant unfolds, we learn to see
process also allows all No use having rules must have been God’s getting built, and Do you need more Donald Trump. Love embodied in a way
sides of a debate to be and protocol if they are country, even then! much stored water Christmas cards? Have you we never thought possible.
heard without interfer- going to be allowed to released to irrigate signed off on all required The above is merely an In Jesus we glimpse the
ence and underhand be ignored. Nevertheless, thank the oceans, where will tasks before you dare think iceberg-tip of the restless possibilities for harmony
tactics. goodness that pollu- they get the water? of resting? spirit which shapes our that led Isaiah to pen his
It is a privilege to be PHILIP BROWN tion event is just an- Too often they will Who is it who absolutely world as we head into this hopeful lines so long before.
able to address and Denistone other aberration, as I steal it from private has to catch up with you Advent season leading up We’ve even gone so far as
present an opinion to was thinking it maybe dams, leaving pru- before Christmas? to Christmas. to reckon we’ve seen the
our Councillors in an something to be con- dent landowners with Then there are the end- face of the unknowable
open forum, but also to cerned about. inadequate water in a of-year compulsory back- ** * God in the face of one of
be heard without inter- Smoky air pollution drought. slapping parties. THE Old Testament our own!
jection. not unprecedented The climate sci- Water can extin- In our part of the world, Prophet, Isaiah, had a
The recent Council ence says this event guish house fires, and Mother Nature is in turmoil. dream that at some point In this encounter,
meetings have had is linked to climate protect homes and Drought and fire have us all nations would come transformation becomes
many public gallery change but notwith- towns, but is useless in their grip, and as I write, together “to the Temple more than a mere fantasy.
interjections and just Dear Sir, standing, now is not for raging forest fires. damaging storms gallop of the God of Jacob” as Here we don’t require
straight out rudeness “Our” PM is now the right time to talk The only solution across the Sydney Basin. he put it, and that in that armies, wealthy politicians,
and ignorance of the saying climate about climate change here is to fight fire This restless Mother great event, people would religious or economic
due process. change is real but - but it is always the with fire – back burn- Nature finds a suitable “hammer their swords into institutions to do the work
Yes it may be frustrat- the extended period right time to talk about ing from the wide companion in Human ploughshares, their spears for us. They’re probably
something really im- cleared tracks which Nature! into sickles” and that more of a hindrance than a
of polluted air we are portant like Religious should protect every *** “Nation will not lift sword help.
experiencing is not Discrimination! park, forest and prop- against nation and there
unprecedented. erty. THE Australia-China will be no more training for ***
The best fire insur- relationship seems to be war.” (Isaiah 2:5). THANKS to the amazing
The lump of black ance is to keep tracks becoming fractious on This heart-warming hope, grace of Jesus’ presence,
coal in one hand PM JOHN FRYER and firebreaks clear several concerning fronts, by all reckoning, seems we ourselves are enabled
goes on to recall - Ryde and conduct regular with allegations and denials to be nothing other than a to become agents for
cool-season burn- arguing with each other. fantasy, a pipe-dream that transformation.
offs, especially in Na- Aged Care in this country lives in a realm that is simply We begin with the
tional Parks. And stop is itself found to be in need too hard to reach. divisions within our own
creating fire hazards of significant therapy. We look at the state of the hearts which provide our
by locking up more The Westpac Bank is in world, its political, economic most immediate challenges.
land.  the spotlight as numerous and religious divisions, and Then refreshed within by
Don’t blow money breaches of Australia’s anti- we find it easy enough to the love, mercy, gentleness
on more water bomb- money-laundering laws find someone to blame. and justice we find in Jesus,
ers – we need more have come to light and We can even look at our we are able to become
back-burning, more heads roll. weather patterns and find a agents for healing and
HUNTER’S HILL COUNCIL boots and tyres on Our political leaders are scapegoat there too. hope within our families,
HUNTER’S HILL COUNCIL the ground and more struggling to come up with We can take part in a work-places, churches and
NOTIFICATION OF DEVELOPMENT CONSENTS graded tracks. a credible response to kind of Goggle-Box or neighbourhoods.
  the challenge of Climate radio shock-jock program, We do this, not by
In accordance with s101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 And we should build Change, ten years after critiquing the way things are preaching at or expecting
and Clause 124 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations 2000 more dams. nearly agreeing on a and the people responsible. people to turn into versions
the following Development Consents have been approved by Council for October   promising bi-partisan At the end of the program, of ourselves.
2019. Consents are available for inspection without charge during office hours at the strategy which was scuttled we find that nothing has Taking our lead from
Customer Service Centre, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill. VIV FORBES in its infancy. changed other than the Jesus, God’s Word made
Washpool The seemingly colourless intensity of our frustration. Flesh among us, we simply
OCTOBER 2019 and ageing line-up of Slipping quietly through allow our own graced self to
Waterfront rights Democratic candidates in all this turmoil is the story of speak. And Love is Born.
under threat the US has grown by one the birth of a child long ago
DA NO. PROPERTY PROPOSAL 77-year-old billionaire’s in Bethlehem. FATHER KEVIN BATES sm
Section 4.55 – Modifications of external materials, Dear Sir, Somehow the birth of Holy Name of Mary Parish
4-6 Chevalier Crescent, amend windows, removal of external awning stairs, Ryde Council’s re- nomination this week as this baby still serves to
Hunters Hill replacement of external awning, removal of external cent announcement Hunters Hill
columns, modify skylights and addition of solar panels of proceeding with
2015-1193-1 Install attached pergola and deck to rear of dwelling the Ryde Riverwalk Season’s Greetings 2019
Removal of three (3) trees with three (3) replacement extension signals
2019-1041 125 Pittwater Road, trees a new and greater
2019-1083 Hunters Hill Demolish rear balcony and remove existing swimming threat to all water-
249 Victoria Road, pool plus construction of office room and adaptable front property own-
Gladesville space area ers.
Removal of two (2) trees, refuse removal of one (1) The decision to build
2019-1055 96 Woolwich Road, tree but pruning of tree approved an over the water THE COUNCILLORS and staff of Hunters Hill Council would like to wish
Woolwich Removal of one (1) tree with replacement planting boardwalk between you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!
Bill Mitchell Park and
2019-1090 16 Gladesville Road, Section 4.55 - Alter dwelling and delete pool Ross Street reserve in Christmas is a very im-
Hunters Hill Demolish above ground pool and construct an in- Gladesville is the start
ground swimming pool of council’s intention portant time of the year
2019-1100 48 Batemans Road, Removal of one (1) tree to build a boardwalk where we catch up with HUNTERS HILL HAPPENINGS
Gladesville Construction of new dwelling with attic level and new in front of every wa- with Mayor MARK BENNETT
in-ground swimming pool terfront property in family and friends, and
2010-1105 15 Hunter Street Section 4.55 – Enable lift and stair access to new the Ryde LGA, with take a break to think
Hunters Hill communal open space terrace the properties in Pel- about what is important
Renovation of kitchen with two new windows lisier Road between
2019-1074 23 Pittwater Road, Dyson Street and Put- in our lives.
Gladesville Installation of swimming pool and removal of two trees ney Park next in the It’s also a time to
Erection of works and consent for use of retrospective gun.
2019-1093 3 Elgin Street, works – s4.55 Modifications – Further alterations to Council seems dis- consider those in our ters for their counterparts and operations we deliver
Woolwich existing dwelling interested in those community for whom in the Northern Rivers re- daily to our community,
To use the ground floor of building ‘A’ and the open properties having ri- gion, which lost about 50 to our financial position
2019-1032 15 Mayfield Avenue, area in front thereof for the purpose of a patisserie and parian rights to direct Christmas may be a dif- homes in the recent NSW and decision-making pro-
Woolwich boulangerie/cafe water access, with a ficult time and need our bushfires. cesses. It highlights the
Removal of two (2) trees bully boy attitude of incredible range of skills
2013-1071-2 209-213- Victoria Road “sue me if you like”. support. I was privileged to re- and expertise of staff, and
Gladesville Removal of one (1) tree and pruning of one (1) tree GERRY MANDERSON Please take care if ceive these letters and the commitment of volun-
Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of send them on to Rich- teers, in delivery of servic-
2019-1070 40 Prince Edward Street, new dwelling with detached garage and new swim- Hunters Hill you’re travelling, and we mond Valley Mayor Rob- es to our community.
Gladesville ming pool look forward to seeing ert Mustow, to deliver
Replace roof over rear deck to schools in his council * **
2019-1051 4 Madeline Street Demolition of existing structures and the construction you all in the New Year area. FOR MORE on Coun-
Hunters Hill of a new dual occupancy development and strata - 2020. cil’s achievements and
subdivision It’s a wonderful oppor- what’s planned for the
2010-1047 20 Lyndhurst Crescent Demolish existing dwelling, Torrens Title subdivision to *** tunity to show people in year ahead, take a look at
Hunters Hill create Lot 1 and Lot 2. Attached Dual occupancy on THIS YEAR we are country areas that children the Summer edition of our
Lot 1 plus strata, driveway, fencing and landscaping sending send some love in the city are thinking of community newsletter, de-
Mural on wall to the bush. them. livered to letterboxes and
2019-1068 37 Alexandra Street Alterations and additions including the demolition of Donate online to available on our website.
2019-1085 Hunters Hill the rear of the dwelling, removal of three (3) trees, our Buy a Bale cam- ** * ***
2019-1084 25 Sunnyside Street, new single car garage, swimming pool and front fence paign https://www. AS IN other years, the WORK IS continuing
2019-1045 Gladesville Alterations and additions including removal of existing buyabale.com.au/ Hunters Hill peninsula will with the Love Gladesville
2019-1076 2B Barons Crescent, garage and new rear covered patio donate/?supporter_ have changed traffic con- project, a collaboration
2019-1019 Hunters Hill id=170365 or leave non- ditions from the Church between Hunter’s Hill and
12 Princess Street, perishable goods under Street overpass for New Ryde councils, residents
Hunters Hill our Town Hall wishing Year’s Eve on Tuesday De- and local businesses to
30 Rocher Avenue, tree. All donations will cember 31. develop a proud and thriv-
Hunters Hill help our farmers and For more details regard- ing community in the sub-
77 Bonnefin Road, their families who are ing the closures and ac- urb.
Hunters Hill battling drought and cess to Clarkes Point refer Recent activations in-
fires. to our website www.hunt- clude laneway murals,
Thank you for support- ershill.nsw.gov.au pavement art, install-
ing our neighbours in the ing planter beds to grow
2015-1029-4 8 Barons Crescent, bush. ** * herbs for use by local eat-
Hunters Hill OUR 2018-19 annual eries, and painting brightly
** * report - now available on multi-coloured street fur-
2019-1105 239A Victoria Road, IN A show of support our website - provides a niture, with more to come
Gladesville for our bushfire-affected comprehensive account in 2020.
of Council’s achievements
2019-1009 6 Passy Avenue, sister city Richmond and challenges during the
Hunters Hill Valley Council, students year, from the services
from Hunters Hill Public
2019-1053 40 Blaxland Street, School presented Hunt-
Hunters Hill ers Hill Council with let-

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 5

School choir sings carols at the Town Hall
THE Bel Canto Choir from Marist Sisters College in Woolwich sang Christmas carols at the Hunters
Hill Mayoral Christmas Party in Hunters Hill Town Hall last Thursday night.

Mayor Mark Bennett
described the choir as NEW YEARS EVE: HuNtERS Hill / WoolWicH PENiNSulA
“fabulous, absolutely tues 31/12/2019 – Wed 1/1/2020. See www.huntershill.nsw.gov.au for details
beautiful” and praised
people, groups and or-
HUNTERS HILL ganisations who give Special Event clearways and additional RiDE SHARE VEHiclES
MEDICAL PRACTICE their time and service to No Stopping Zones apply across Hunters Hill lGA.
support the Hunters Hill No Peninsula access except with Peninsula
Would like to wish all their patients a very Municipality. Vehicles parked in breach of these zones will be resident as passenger (with ID).
He also said he was towed at owner’s cost.
MeHrraypCphyriNsetmwaYseaanr!d a proud Hunters Hill Coun- Drop-off zone in Joubert St next to Hunters Hill
cil had delivered “signa- cHuRcH St oVERPASS Hotel. Passengers to catch bus (Opal Card
Open every day except ture events” throughout required).
Sundays & Public Holidays. the year that include the Closed @ Church St from 1pm.
Moocooboola Festival PARKiNG
For appointments please phone and arts shows as well Access to residents (with ID), pass holders &
as Anzac Day and Rem- taxis only. (Food delivery allowed with proof of BORONIA PARK
9817 2080 brance Day. order and no more than 1 passenger).
PICTURED above Parking on Oval 1 and
or book online at www.hhmp.com.au The Bel Canto Choir at No ride-share vehicles. Oval 2 from 2.30pm.
the Hunters Hill May-
6 Ryde Road, Hunters Hill oral Christmas Party WoolWicH RoAD $5 per vehicle
alongside School Prin-
Car Park from Short Street cipal Dr Anne Ireland, Closed at Gladstone Ave 7.30pm – 12.30am. Bus fare not included: opal card required.
Mayor Mark Bennett
and his wife Lydia. Access to residents (with ID), pass holders CLARKES POINT RESERVE & CAR PARK
TWT on-the-spot & taxis only until 11.30pm. (Food delivery
allowed with proof of order & no more than 1 Closed 9.00am 30/12/2019 to 3.00am 1/1/2020.
passenger).
KELLYS BUSH CAR PARK
Public transport access only 11.30pm – 12.30am.
Closed 9.00am 30/12/2019 to
clARKE RoAD (no drop-off) 9.00am 1/1/2020.

Closed to all vehicles 8pm – 12.30am. BuSES – RoutE 538 (NYE SHUTTLE)

Disabled sticker drop-off only – no parking. Opal Card required for all
passengers.
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Easy Parking • Quick Service

6 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Season Greetings

Taffa’s Mitre 10 West Ryde
store to close New Year’s Eve
TAFFA’S Mitre 10 West Ryde store will close its doors for
the final time on New Year’s Eve Tuesday December 31.

An End of An Era clos- fering up to 70 per cent This is a great opportu-
ing down sale is now on off most remaining mer- nity to grab a bargain.
and as a way of saying chandise.
thank you to their loyal There are still lots of
customers, store propri- Most stock now store- good products left and
etors Anthony and Ju- wide is 50 per cent off they include quality hand
lianne Taffa are now of- with a select range priced aerosol paint and ac-
at 70 per cent off. cessories, light globes,
screws, nails, electrical,
Wishes all our loyal clients a very timber, general hard- Taffas say Thank-you and Farewell
Merry Christmas and a Healthy ware, plumbing, garden
New Year 2019. and housewares, mov- Taffa’s West Ryde proprietors Anthony and Julianne Taffa say thank-you and goodbye to all their
ing/storage cardboard many loyal customers at the end of an era of 64 years in West Ryde. They are pictured with two of
 Experienced titled Physiotherapists boxes and much more. their staff members Eric and Nick. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO.
 Clinical Pilates classes
 Musculo-Skeletal and Sports Injury Treatment, Exercise prescription So come in and see An-
 Dry needling, Pain Management, Manual Therapy thony and Julianne and
their loyal and hardwork-
Wishes all our Lymphoedema treatment and post breast cancer rehab ing staff members Grant,
Alan, Eric and Nick.
 Women’s Health Continence and pelvic floor treatment
With only two weeks
loyal clients a very Pre and post-natal physio and classes left, come along and pick
up a great deal and say
997 Graf avenue, West Ryde, 0298093854 farewell.

Mer r y [email protected] It has been a wonder-
& a Healthy New Yearw w w . w e s t r y d e p h y s i o t h e r a p y . c o m . a u ful and proud 64 years,
however the time has
2020 now come to say good-
bye to a faithful servant
997 Graf Avenue, West Ryde of the community.
02 9809 3854
Hurry, don’t delay as all
[email protected] stock MUST be sold.
www.westrydephysiotherapy.com.au
With just a few weeks
to go, Taffa’s final day
of trading will be New
Year’s Eve on December
31.

The team say thank
you and goodbye to all
their valued custom-
ers and look forward to
seeing you in store at
1 Chatham Road West
Ryde. Phone 9809 0222.

UP TO

*LAST DAY - NEW YEARS EVE
31 DECEMBER 2019

* Terms & Conditions Apply - See instore for details. Floor stock only, no special orders, rainchecks or laybys.
While stocks last, personal shopping only. We reserve the right to correct any printing errors.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 7

Christmas Greetings

Do we pack away Christ after Christmas?
CHRISTMAS is one of
the ancient traditions of
the Christian faith. In a vWerisyhiHngapypoyu Calhlraistmas!
recent homily The Catho-
lic Archbishop of Syd-
ney - Anthony Fisher OP
– spoke about Christmas
in a secular society that
wants to pack away Christ Mark A. Bennett
when the festive season is
over. Mayor - Hunters Hill
“The birth of a child is al-
ways a time for rejoicing,”
Archbishop Fisher said.
“The great joy of the What a wonderful time of year to celebrate with
friends and family and also remember those in need.
Christmas season is born of This has been a year marked by flood, drought and
our celebration of the arrival fire and many communities and children across
of the Christ Child, the one Australia are really suffering.
who came to set us free. At Hunter’s Hill Council we are sending some love
“Around our beautiful city
of Sydney, we see lights to the bush. Donate online to Buy a Bale campaign
and decorations, hear car- https://www.buyabale.com.au/donate/?supporter_
ols and greetings and ex-
perience a general feeling of id=170365.
merriment among people. Or leave non perishable goods
under our Town Hall wishing tree.
“The angels’ carol of Glory All donations will help our farmers
to God in heaven and peace and their families who are battling
to people on Earth still rings drought and fires. Thank you for
true today.
“Christmas is a time supporting our neighbours in the
for coming together with bush. HUNTER’S HILL COUNCIL
friends and family, for pon-
dering words and dreams
like peace, joy, love, and
hope, for making new reso-
lutions for the year ahead.
“Above all, they celebrate
the birth of the Baby Jesus.”
The Archbishop said Wishing you
May the timeless message Christmas is one of the few
of Christmas fill your heart occasions when the public
expression of religious faith
and home with joy now is tolerated. and your family a
and throughout
the coming year. “There are those in our Merry Christmas
society who want the same
Baby we celebrate every and aHappy New Year
December to be put away
with our Christmas decora-
tions, with no claim on the
year ahead,” he said.

“A hard edged secular-
ism would exclude faith,
and the faithful, from public
life and confine faith to an
ever narrowing field of pri-
vate life.
“The recently canonized
Pope, St. Paul the Sixth,
told world leaders that what
VDiocmtoinr eMelmlboer MPFor Ryde the church asks of them is
only liberty, the liberty to
Minister for Finance, Services and Property believe and to preach her
faith, the freedom to love
her God and serve Him, the Dominic Perrottet MP
freedom to live and to bring
to men the message of life. Member for Epping
“In exchange, the church
5-9 Devlin St Ryde NSW 2112 PO Box 736, Ryde 1680 comes to heal humanity, he www.dominicperrottet.com.au
[email protected] 02 9808 3288 said, to transfigure it and (02) 9877 0266 · [email protected]

fill it with hope, truth and
beauty.
“The freedom we ask for,
as Pope Francis insists, is but for love and service.
the freedom to choose the “At Christmas, Jesus
good. comes to us as an infant, so
“The Christmas message none will fear to embrace
Christmas & of hope and healing is reli- him, to welcome him, to
gious freedom writ large, experience the freedom He
New Year’s not for exclusion or power, brings.
speCial
tradiNg hours
Wishing you the very best for the
Wednesday
25 December Closed Holiday season

Wednesday
1 January

Open 8am - 10pm

Reaffirming my commitment in the New Year to
Social justice, Ecological sustainability,

Peace and non-violence, and Grassroots democracy.

Christopher Gordon

Councillor, City of Ryde

[email protected] | 0466 026 265

8 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Christmas Greetings

Club Eastwood doing Clayton’s Heritage Study: Ignoring Ryde’s
something for the bush Civic Centre among flaws cited by councillors

By ANTHONY STAVRINOS

THE CURRENT drought is devastating the bush. CITY of Ryde’s pur-
portedly comprehen-
Vast areas of rural sausages from Pryde cal government area sive heritage study
Australia are simply Meats at Top Ryde and trucked in. drew strong objec-
running out of water. City. tions from the com-
It’s heartbreaking for Team Rubicon Aus- munity over properties
farming families, many Steve said that after tralia will be assessing, it identified, including
of whom have been on raising $2500 he heard prioritising and provid- some that council staff
the land for genera- about the project Litres ing the water on an as- had exempted in writ-
tions. for the Land through needs basis and will ing a decade ago.
There’s no water for Clubs NSW, so decid- be responsible for the
their animals, no water ed to involve the club. planning, logistics and But two of the City of
to run their farms. No delivery of this project. Ryde’s most experienced
hope. Litres for the Land is councillors have criticised
It means that farm- a combination of local Team Rubicon is the study’s failure to in-
ing families are having clubs and Radio 2GB made up of Australian clude one of the city’s most
to forgo things the rest coming together with Defence Force veter- significant buildings, the
of us take for granted - Team Rubicon Aus- ans who specialise in Civic Centre.
such as regular show- tralia. disaster relief.
ers and laundry. At Under normal circum-
times like this, it’s easy The concept is sim- They are a registered stances, the study would
to feel helpless. ple. Australian NFP organi- have been an opportunity
That is why Club sation. to investigate ways of pre-
Eastwood thought Through club fund- serving the solid, post-war Independent Ryde Councillor Roy Maggio and Labor Councillor Peter Kim pic-
they should do some- raising activities and Help show rural Aus- civic centrepiece. tured this week in front of the Civic Centre, which was overlooked in City of Ryde’s
thing. General Man- public donations, mil- tralian families they are latest heritage study.
lions of litres of wa- not alone. But it appeared the ur-
ager Steve Colquhoun ter will be purchased gent need for a multi-mil-lion- flawed, the main reason Labor/Greens bloc’s nu- be revisited by another
and President Ray and transported to the Support the Litres for dollar civic precinct re- being it wasn’t city-wide merical advantage, forcing heritage study and in 2019
Blunt decided that bush and provided for the Land appeal at your development - a recurring ‘hot to start with,” Clr Yedelian it to negotiate an outcome we have,” Clr Kim said.
they would hold a Bi- FREE to farms and local club - or make a potato’ issue spanning many told The Weekly Times. with rival councillors.
zzo Sausage Sizzle on families that need it the direct donation. decades - had trumped the “So we need to ensure
Saturday afternoons most. need for proper due “A lot of places were left “It shows a lot of integ- that their property rights
and raise funds for the Eastwood Club Man- diligence or for the out while others were un- rity and courage - he put are protected and protect-
drought. Sourcing of water will ager Steve Colquhoun community being given a say. necessarily put in. his constituents before his ed for good.”
The club would meet be dependent upon the said that all the mem- political party,” Clr Maggio
dollar for dollar for all location. bers and patrons are “If we’re serious about “And the engaged con- said. He intends to move a
the sales of the sau- really excited to assist preservation of our her- sultants were never pre- motion at a February 2020
sage sizzle. In many areas, water those on the land and itage, the Civic Centre sent at any council meet- Clr Kim said it was now council meeting that seeks
Club member Trevor will be purchased from the club will be doing should have been the first ing to answer questions.” important to ensure own- to have Council investi-
Henderson also got on the council through lo- further fund raising cab off the rank,” said In- ers of properties excluded gate processes to enable
board and supplied the cal water carters. throughout December. dependent Councillor Roy Clr Yedelian had urged from heritage listing “were permanent protection of
Maggio. council staff to be proac- not harrassed again” in fu- property rights for those
However, in areas Anyone can visit the tive in making contact with ture heritage studies. residents affected by her-
where there are tight club and make a dona- “Instead the study iden- affected residents who - itage listing in the latest
water restrictions the tion or enjoy the Satur- tified a number of prop- for various reasons - had “After the 2010 heritage study before ultimately be-
water will be sourced day afternoon Sausage erties of questionable not expressed a view on study, people were prom- ing excluded.
from outside of the lo- Sizzle. heritage value, causing the potential heritage list- ised their houses wouldn’t
unnecessary heartache to ing of their homes.
their owners.
He said that small group
“And in what can only be of about a dozen residents
double standards, coun- shouldn’t be treated on the
cil’s planners are going to basis of failing to respond
stand by and allow the Civ-ic to a typical council letter
Centre to be demolished sent by mail - “each of
based on a bit of paper that them should provide their
says there’s a loose tile and wishes in writing.”
some buckled carpet.”
Clr Maggio and Labor
So far, the justification for Councillor Peter Kim said
demolishing the Civic Cen- the fact that the ultimate
tre has been a 2015 Safe- outcome fell consider-
work NSW ‘improvement ably short of its original
certificate’ citing those aims suggested the initia-
anomalies. tive had not been properly
considered or was flawed.
City of Ryde’s longest-
serving councillor, Sarkis Emotions ran high as the
Yedelian OAM raised the controversial issue pro-
issue of how the Civic Cen- gressed through council,
tre had been overlooked in with council staff con-
the study in early debate tacting police on three
on the heritage study pro- separate occasions over
posal and has consistently allegations of assault tar-
expressed scepticism over geting the Labor/Greens
claims the Civic Centre bloc of councillors who
was a public safety threat. initiated the heritage cam-
paign.
Clr Yedelian OAM said
he had asked fellow coun- A police spokesman told
cillors and council staff: TWT no charges had since
“What about the Civic Cen- been laid.
tre? We are heritage listing
everybody’s house without Meanwhile, the defection
knowing anything about it. of Clr Kim to oppose his
party colleagues and de-
“We know everything fend his affected constitu-
about the Civic Centre go- ents meant the loss of the
ing all the way back to the
sixties - why aren’t protect-
ing that under heritage?”

“In general, I believe
this (heritage) study was

Come celebrate the festive
season at Club Eastwood.

The place to meet in
Eastwood.

Now open for your convenience & entertainment till 2.30am from Fri-Sat

6 Hillview Rd Eastwood

(Just across the road from Eastwood Library)

Phone 9874-0221

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 9

Let’s work together to prevent
crime and make our Eastwood
community safer at Christmas
CITY OF RYDE Deputy Mayor Clr Simon Zhou has urged the Eastwood community to
continue to work closely with the Ryde Police Area Command to prevent crime during the
Christmas holiday period.

The Deputy Mayor said need for vigilance is es- scription of the offender ing your car doors when
it has been and honour pecially relevant and I and details of the of- not in the car, even if it
and a privilege to work hope shop owners will fender’s movements can is only for a few minutes
with police on campaigns follow the police advice greatly assist police. because it only takes a
that include the detec- not to leave cash regis- few seconds for a thief to
tion of counterfeit notes ters unattended or leave “The police deal with strike.
in Eastwood and stealing a large amounts of cash information with the ut-
from shops. where thieves can steal it. most confidentiality and “I also urge people not
“It is also important to respect, with a strong to leave valuables in cars
“The police have held ensure premises are se- commitment to keeping where thieves can see
workshops with the Chi- cured if unattended and our community safe.” them or to leave children
nese speaking business where possible guarded or animals unattend-
community and have had by security cameras.” He said it is also im- ed, especially so in hot
police officers in East- Councillor Zhou portant for the commu- weather.” City of Ryde Deputy Mayor Clr Simon Zhou recently assisted a police
wood to work with shop stressed the importance nity to keep up to date operation to counter the trafficking of counterfeit notes in Eastwood. He
owners and other busi- of reporting crime. with new traffic rules and Residents with poor is pictured with Sgt Jarrod Luck. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO
nesses to prevent theft,” “At the workshops, a to respect changes to swimming skills should
he said. key message from the local traffic conditions. also take care when at
police has been to report beaches or in boats and Best solutions for our community
“The strong message crime as soon as it oc- “An important new follow police and RMS
from the police is that curs because this signifi- law requires motorists guidelines at all times, he
the business community cantly increases the likeli- to slow down to forty said.
needs to be vigilant to hood of police capturing kilometres when ap- CITY OF RYDE Councillor Simon Zhou (Ind) has reaffirmed
prevent crime, particu- and arresting offenders,” proaching an incident “During the Christmas his commitment to continue to advocate for the “best solu-
larly stealing from shops. he said. that involves a police period when many of us tions” for ratepayers.
“Where possible, a de- vehicle or an emergency take holidays, our police
“With Christmas ex- vehicle,” he said. and emergency services
pected to bring extra will continue to work
people to Eastwood the “Police also stress the around the clock to pre-
new laws about lock- vent crime and help make
our community safer,” he
City of Ryde Deputy Mayor Simon Zhou (pictured right) recently took said. In a Christmas message to ism and is known for his work to
part in crime prevention discussions with police and local business peo- readers of The Weekly Times, he make Eastwood a safer place to
ple in Eastwood. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. “Our police and emer- spoke about cultural diversity and live and work.
gency services officers community unity.
do an outstanding job Outspoken at times, he was also
but rely on us to not only “Just like you, I am a member been critical of councillors whom
to report crime but to do of this diverse and vibrant com- he perceives to have put politics
what we can to prevent it. munity,” he said. before people.

“It is my hope that we “ Since being elected as an in- “I look forward to your contin-
take extra care on the dependent Councillor, my goal is ued support in 2020 as we work
roads and that the Christ- always to be objective and only together to make City of Ryde a
mas holiday period road pick the best solutions for our even better place.,” he said.
toll is lower this year. community in Council.”
“I would like to take this oppor-
“We can do our bit by Councillor Zhou recently made tunity to wish you and your fami-
being aware of road and headline news in The Weekly lies a safe, merry Christmas and a
traffic conditions, watch Times for his stand against rac- prosperous new year.”
out for pedestrians and
keep to the speed limit.”

Wishing you & your family a

Wanodnadehrfual Cphpristymas

New Year

Proudly supporting The Weekly
Times Newspaper

Clr Simon Zhou, City of Ryde

10 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Ryde councillors cut
a back room deal on
heritage protection
CITY OF RYDE’S councillors struck a back room deal last Thursday night to adopt a
new Heritage Conservation Area plan designed to please ratepayers for and against an
original policy.

The deal will remove want council heritage the view that trans- promise,” he said. Mayor Jerome Laxale is pictured with Denistone Action Group members
all proposed herit- listing on their homes parency is an impor- “It was productive outside a heritage home at 35 Anthony Road in Denistone, which was
age listing on homes but did not speak tant part of democ- saved by the Thursday night deal.
where owners object- against the proposed racy and this deal is and all councillors
ed to heritage protec- policy. nothing more than a present finally agreed itage Conservation “In Korean culture, by lies and there are
tion and places herit- select group of coun- to support the miti- Area policy had been they think it has a people who are just
age listing on homes Mayor Laxale said cillors picking winners gated proposal sug- “completely misun- ghost.” plain greedy and who
in Denistone which the deal achieves and losers.” gested by Clr Maggio, derstood” by anti- do not care about my
the Denistone Action his aim of protecting which was the core policy protestors but If the memory of past generation and who
Group had urged the homes in Chatham People Power content in the final voted for the Laxale/ generations haunts just want to live in
council to protect. Road and the Darvall new motion.” Brown compromise. some anti-heritage at- mine craft boxes.”
Estate in Denistone For the owners of titudes, the pro-herit-
Liberal councillors as well as homes in homes opposed to Councillor Edwina Councillor Dr Peter age views of the next The outcome of the
Jordan Lane Chris Tyrell Street, Glades- their homes being Clifton (ALP) voted for Kim (ALP) opposed generation was put vote will be sent to
Moujalli and Sarkis ville. proposed for heritage the deal but made a to the proposed her- by brave 13 year old the State Government
Yedelian OAM refused listing the outcome personal plea to her- itage policy from the Denistone girl Jessica this week.
to join other council- “This council has is a win for “peo- itage home owners, outset and shed some Ingham.
lors to broker the deal, saved Ryde’s history,” ple power” and their who she believes are light on why some There is a State
which resulted in a he said. staunch advocate Clr cusodians of heritage Australians from an “You need to hear Government obliga-
motion put by Mayor Roy Maggio lauded homes for future gen- Asian background are from my generation,” tion on councils to
Laxale (ALP) and Clr “These reforms have the deal. erations. among the most pas- Jessica said. protect heritage.
Trenton Brown (Lib) corrected the poor sionate anti-policy
being passed by nine heritage policies of “I commend all “I implore you, if protestors. “I did not realise how Heritage listed home
votes to three. the past and have councillors coming you own a heritage special my heritage owners will be eligible
placed strong pro- downstairs (to a back home, please, please “In certain cultures home was until my for council grants of
Councillor Yedelian tections on our most room to broker the look after it, I beg they do not want friends came around $15,000 - an increase
AOM was scathing cherished items.” deal) and the only you,” she said. to live in a house in and said Jess, your to the $5,000 first of-
in his condemnation problem is that all the someone else’s mem- house is really special. fered.
of how the deal was He also defended food was gone,” he The Greens Clr ory,” he said.
done, which will be the backroom deal told the council meet- Christopher Gordon “But some people
regarded by some that created the mo- ing. voted for the deal but are being scared off
pro-heritage policy tion. said he was extremely
supporters as reward- Independent Clr Si- reluctant to do so, as
ing the aggressive “It had to be a deal, mon Zhou also de- he seeks wider herit-
speeches of the anti- we were on the verge fended the result. age protection.
policy group. of losing everything,
it was either that or “It proved that the Heritage advocate
“Whoever cries like a nothing,” he said. Mayor and most Clr Trenton Brown told
baby gets fed, this is Councillors listened the council meeting:
wrong, totally wrong,” “Because of it more to both sides of lo-
Clr Yedelian said. than 300 items have cal community, took “This is a motion that
heritage protection.” a community survey does not bring happi-
He believes the out- into account and were ness I can tell you,” he
come was not fair on Councillor Jordan willing to make com- said.
people who do not Lane told The Weekly
Times why he boy- Labor Clr Penny
cotted the deal. Pedersen said the aim
of the proposed Her-
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Your City News Merry Christmas

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS DETERMINED

The following Development Applications and Complying Development

Applications were determined in the period 2/12/2019 to 8/12/2019.

The reasons for the decision can be viewed by accessing Council’s

DA Tracker: www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/eServices

Central Ward Approved East Ward Approved

The Mayor and Councillors with Citizen of the Year nominees last week. CDA2019/0003 LDA2019/0138
80 Adelaide St MEADOWBANK 1/144 Ryde Rd GLADESVILLE
Heritage reforms endorsed Bushfire appeal
Ground floor additions and new deck. Internal alterations to
Last week, the City of Ryde endorsed I would like to thank the Federation existing dwelling.
the most significant heritage reforms of Korean Societies of Oceania and LDA2017/0547 LDA2019/0231
in generations. Lisa Youn Lee who have donated 11 – 17 Khartoum Rd and 33 – 39 5 Keats Ave RYDE
a combined total of $1,500 to the Talavera Rd MACQUARIE PARK
Under the reforms, more than 300 City of Ryde’s fundraising campaign Demolition, new three storey dwelling.
items will have various forms of for the Salvation Army Bushfire Concept Development Application for LDA2019/0295
heritage protection. This includes Disaster Appeal. the entire development and approval 89 Champion Rd TENNYSON POINT
three new heritage conservation of physical works in Stage 1.
areas, individual Federation buildings Donations to the appeal can be made New dual occupancy (attached) and
and Inter-War bungalows, public via collection buckets located at LDA2019/0319 strata subdivision.
parks and street tree boulevards. 57 Eastview Ave NORTH RYDE LDA2019/0298
Council’s Customer Service Centre, 31 Fisher Ave RYDE
Council will also increase the amount City of Ryde Library branches, the New two storey dwelling and
of funding available from the Heritage Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre and retaining walls. New two storey dwelling.
Assistance Fund, which is designed to Council’s North Ryde Office. LDA2019/0384
assist owners with the cost involved of Money raised for the Bushfire LDA2019/0382 72 Wicks Rd NORTH RYDE
repairing, restoring or conserving their Disaster Appeal will go towards 106 Constitution Road West
residential heritage item. supporting people displaced due to MEADOWBANK Strata subdivision of an approved
dual occupancy (attached).
Demolition of garage, alterations MOD2019/0156
and additions to dwelling with 101 Western Cr GLADESVILLE
new carport.
Section 4.55 to extend rear
LDA2019/0389 verandah setbacks.
9 Dan St MARSFIELD MOD2019/0223
114 Tennyson Rd TENNYSON POINT
Torrens title subdivision of existing
dual occupancy (attached). Section 4.55 to delete covered

MOD2019/0186

The reforms balance the views recent bushfires. 31 Pennant Ave DENISTONE walkway and carport.
of owners of significant heritage
residences while also addressing Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Section 4.55 to remove vehicular West Ward Approved
wider community concern that As this is my final message for 2019, access from Blaxland Road, provide MOD2019/0209
heritage properties were not I would like to take the opportunity
adequately protected. to wish everyone a Happy Christmas additional landscaping and relocate 23 Reserve St WEST RYDE
I would like to thank everyone and a safe and prosperous new year.
involved in the development of these It has been an incredible year for the visitor space. Section 4.55 to modify floor levels.
heritage reforms. Each of you have City of Ryde and we enter 2020 in a
ensured our most treasured heritage strong position to deliver on the projects Friday
items will be protected and our that matter most for each of you. 20 Dec 2019

history will be preserved. I would like to thank each of my fellow
Councillors, General Manager George
West Ryde Summer Series this Friday Dedes and his Executive Team, as SUMMER 4.00pm -
Welcome in the weekend in the well as all Council staff for all their SERIES 8.00pm
best possible way this Friday from assistance throughout the year.
4.00pm at West Ryde Plaza for the Most of all, I would like to thank ryde.rocks/summerseries West Ryde Food
second instalment of the West Ryde everyone in the community for your Plaza Pop-up bar
Summer Series. contributions this year and look forward Entertainment
There will be live music from to working with you all in 2020.
up-and-coming local artists, a pop-up
bar as well as a food truck serving Sincerely,

up some tasty treats. You can also
check out the plaza’s new Christmas
tree which was recently installed to FESTIVE SEASON OPENING HOURS
celebrate the festive season. Clr Jerome Laxale
For more information, visit Mayor Customer Service Centre will be Shop Ryder Bus Service operates four
www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/summerseries. Phone 9952 8222 closed from 12 noon on Friday 20 days a week Wednesday – Saturday.
[email protected] December, reopening for business as The service will cease operations from
usual on Thursday 2 January 2020. Wednesday 25 December 2019.
F1R7I OUTDOOR STORIES AND SONGS Libraries will be closed from 12 noon Normal operations for this service will
Friday 20 December and will reopen resume on Thursday 2 January 2020.
JAN 10.30 – 11.00am, The Piazza Dining, Top Ryde City Shopping Centre Saturday 21 December at 9.30am.
Join us for a fun-filled award winning session with songs, stories and Christmas/New Year closures are from Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre will be
M2O0N more! All ages. No bookings required. Bring your hat and sunscreen. Tuesday 24 December at 1.00pm – closed from Monday 23 December
Wednesday 1 January and will reopen and will reopen with reduced trading
JAN THE MAGIC JESTER at 10.00am on Thursday 2 January hours from Friday 27 December until
2020. Wednesday 1 January. Normal hours
11.00 – 12noon, Ryde Civic Hall Bin Collection will operate on the resume on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Prepare to be amazed! The Magic Jester brings wonder and joy in his usual days and will not be affected
incredible show, with magic, comedy and juggling. Ages 5 years+ by public holidays. For full details go to
Bookings are essential. Visit cityofryde.eventbrite.com.au www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/holidayhours
or call 9952 8352.

/CityofRyde Customer Service Centre: 1 Pope Street, Ryde
www.ryde.nsw.gov.au Locked Bag 2069, North Ryde NSW 1670
P: 9952 8222 E: [email protected]

12 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Dr John F Knight AM celebrates
92 Merry Media Charitable Years!

Dr John F Knight AM of merry media and Medi-Aid Centre
Foundation fame celebrated his 92 action packed years with
family and friends at Biviano’s Dural last Thursday.

Dr John is pictured cutting his birthday cake with daughter Sandy and
sons Peter and David and recalled highlights from his long and adventur-
ous life to date. With more to come! Lifetime friends toasted Dr John left
and below with Max Ward reciting an extended humorous poem. Guests
included former Ryde mayor Vic Tagg when Dr John was named Ryde
Citizen of the Year with The Weekly Times editor John F Booth AM. TWT
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Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 13

Parramatta News and Views

Rydalmere Park’s multi-million
dollar upgrade in full swing

MAJOR works are underway on Rydalmere Park’s multi-
million dollar makeover, including a state-of-the-art synthetic
grass field.

City of Parramatta levels of the National ing surface that can
Lord Mayor Cr Bob Premier League com- be used seven days
Dwyer joined mem- petition and provide a week all year round
bers of the Rydalm- even more football- – providing more
ere Football Club to ing opportunities for capacity to accom-
celebrate the start of local kids,” he said. modate increasing
a series of upgrades demands. Synthetic
to the 6.4 hectare As Parramatta’s turf also requires less
park and associated population grows, water than natural
facilities. synthetic pitches will grass and address-
“The projects out- become an increas- es the issue of poor
lined in the Rydalm- ingly important part grass growing condi-
ere Park Masterplan, of the mix in provid- tions due to hot, dry
which was devel- ing the local commu- weather.
oped following ex- nity with sporting and
tensive community recreational opportu- Rydalmere Park’s
consultation, will turn nities. new synthetic grass City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer joined Parramatta MP Geoff Lee and members of Ry-
this significant as- field is scheduled for dalmere Football Club to celebrate the start of a series of upgrades to the 6.4-hectare Rydalmere
set into a space that Synthetic fields pro- completion in Febru- Park and associated facilities.
meets the commu- vide a consistent, du- ary 2020.
rable and safe play-

nity’s changing rec-
reational needs,” Cr
Dwyer said.
“Community spac-
es and sporting facil-
ities such as those at
Rydalmere Park pro-
vide a valuable op-
portunity for people
to connect with their
neighbours, stay ac- DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS
tive and enjoy nature
right on their very
own doorstep.“ Development Applications The exhibition period for the following the ground floor of Council’s
Among the im- on Public Exhibition applications is from Wednesday Offices at 126 Church Street,
provements to the 18 December 2019 to Monday Parramatta between 8.30am and 5pm –
park is a $2.5 million We invite public comment on the following 13 January 2020. Monday to Friday – public holidays
upgrade to the north- development proposals before making a excluded.
ern playing field, decision. The application and accompanying BEECROFT
jointly funded by the documents for each proposal (other than APPROVED – CITY OF PARRAMATTA
NSW Government’s internal residential floor plans and some DA/339/2019
Greater Sydney documents containing signatures or contact 106 Lamorna Avenue and 132–136 Murray CARLINGFORD
Sports Facility Fund details of the applicant/owner) may be Farm Road (Lot 25 DP 223693, Lots 1–3
and City of Parramat- inspected at: DP 235328, Lot 5 DP 223636) DA/51/2018/A
ta Council. This field 26 Dryden Avenue (Lot 33 DP 225370)
will receive a new • My Development Portal via Council’s Applicant: Nowaso Pty Limited
synthetic grass play- website cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au; Section 4.55(1A) modification to
ing surface, fencing Amended plans have been submitted for DA/51/2018. The proposed modification
and lighting to meet • Electronically at the Development Counter the demolition of existing structures and includes swapping windows W14 and
Football NSW Na- at Council’s Administration Building, subdivision of 5 existing lots into 9 lots, W15 in Bed 2, additional retaining walls
tional Premier League 126 Church Street, Parramatta, during tree removal and construction of common and changes to landscaping and
requirements. At a opening hours; access driveways from Lamorna Avenue hardstand area.
later stage, the two and Murray Farm Road. Amendments
southern turf playing • Hard copy documents may be viewed include changes to vehicular access Decision Date: 18 November 2019
fields will also be up- at City of Parramatta Library and the arrangements for proposed Lots 7 & 8,
graded. Branch Library located nearest to the which are now accessed from Murray Farm DA/609/2019
Other works to the development during opening hours. Road via the common access driveway. 5 Kay Street (Lot 4 DP 217146)
park will include the
development of the Submissions must be in writing and received EPPING Torrens title subdivision of the detached
former bowling club by Council prior to 4.30pm on the closing dual occupancy approved under
site for multipur- day of the exhibition period. A submission by DA/695/2019 DA/382/2016.
pose use; increased way of objection must set out the grounds Shop 3/36 Oxford Street (Lot 102
vegetation, shade, of the objection. Please send your submissions DP 1247078) Decision Date: 22 November 2019.
shelter and seating; to City of Parramatta Council, PO Box 32,
upgrades to recrea- Parramatta NSW 2124. Applicant: Jay Design APPROVED – PARRAMATTA LOCAL
tional spaces such PLANNING PANEL (PLPP)
as the playground, Any submission and respective reportable Proposed new café and internal
multipurpose court political donations made in regard to this configuration. EPPING
and circuit path; Development Application may be publicly
and maintenance of available at Council Offices subject to a Development Applications DA/55/2019
existing amenities request for access to information under the Determined 19–21 Forest Grove (Lots C & D DP 412811)
buildings. Government Information (Public Access) Act
Parramatta MP 2009 (GIPA). The release of the submission Notice is given in accordance with Section Demolition of existing dwellings, tree
Geoff Lee said: “The received will include the name(s) and address 4.59 of the Environmental Planning and removal and construction of a 5-storey
$5 million commit- details provided. You may request for your Assessment Act 1979 of the determination of residential flat building with 2 levels of
ment to upgrade personal information to be suppressed by the following Development Consents and/or basement car parking. The application is
Rydalmere Park is a Council. Council will consider this request. Complying Development Certificates. identified as Integrated Development
great example of the An objection is an opportunity for public These consents/refusals are electronically under the provisions of the Water
NSW Government in- involvement in the decision making process available for public inspection without Management Act 2000.
vesting in local sport- and does not constitute a complaint. charge during ordinary office hours at the
ing facilities.” Development Unit Enquiry Counter on Decision Date: 19 November 2019.
Rydalmere Football
Club president Peter
Bacha thanked City
of Parramatta Coun-
cil and the State
Government for mak- Lord Mayor, Cr Bob Dwyer | Chief Executive Officer, Brett Newman | To contact the Lord Mayor follow the link at cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
ing the long-awaited
upgrade a reality. 126 Church Street, Parramatta | PO Box 32, Parramatta NSW 2124
“The upgrade to P 02 9806 5050 E [email protected] | cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

these facilities will @parracity, @discover_parra @cityofparramatta, @discoverparramatta discoverparramatta
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14 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

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DR Sushma Patel of Putney Dental Surgery presented a drone camera to the
winner of the Lolly Jar Guessing Competition during the recent Putney Village
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The winner was 5 year old eating helps counteract the mels. Sugar free lollies or
Mei Lei of Denistone whose effects of decay-causing gum is a better option
guess of 1565 was the clos- bacteria. Enjoying lollies
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This competition was run • Limit between-meals
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Helloworld offers stunning Alpine
Europe and Italy tour in 2020
LYDIA Scuglia from Helloworld Travel Top Ryde City will be escorting a small group
in 2020 on a spectacular 13 day tour of Alpine Europe and Italy.

TRAVEL The custom designed itiner- of northern Italy around Soave; Chapel on the visit and take
ary takes in some of the most visit a winery and learn about time in St Peter’s afterwards.
GIFT CARD scenic parts of Europe. the local wines before a tast-
ing then continue to Verona. You’ll also visit Galleria
THIS YEAR GIVE THE GIFT OF Starting in Salzburg and Borghese which houses a sub-
travelling to Rome, the trip Head west and stop at beau- stantial part of the Borghese
INCREDIBLE MEMORIES includes a journey on the fa- tiful Lake Garda to enjoy some collection of paintings, sculp-
mous Glacier Express, an ex- free time. tures and antiquities, begun by
WITH A HELLOWORLD TRAVEL cursion to the top of Mt Pilatus Cardinal Scipione Borghese
by funicular and cable car and Then continue past Milan to - the nephew of Pope Paul
GIFT CARD! a cruise on Lake Maggiore. the Italian Lakes District. V who reigned from 1605 to
1621.
With stays in the magnifi- Enjoy a cruise on the Lake to
cent Italian Alps and the Ital- Isolo Bella and visit Borromeo For information and book-
ian Lakes District, as well as a Palace with a local expert be- ings contact Lydia (pictured)
cooking demonstration in Or- fore cruising back where the at Helloworld Travel Top Ryde
vieto and a visit to the Vatican rest of the day is at leisure. City on 9808 3019.
Museums and Borghese Gar-
dens in Rome, there’s sure to Journey to the beautiful town
be something for everyone. of Parma and learn about the
process of making Parmi-
“I’ve designed the itinerary giano- Reggiano.
to include some of my very fa-
vourite places - it promises to Taste samples of the organic
be a unique experience”, says cheese and other delicious lo-
Lydia. cal delicacies, accompanied
by a glass of wine. Continue to
This custom trip departs on the hilltop town of San Gimig-
August 13. 2020. nano for an overnight stay.

Leaving St Moritz to travel to Journey through the Tuscan
Italy, you’ll experience some of countryside to Orvieto where
the most spectacular scenery you enjoy a cooking demon-
in the European Alps. stration and Highlight Lunch,
served with a chilled glass of
Crossing the border into Italy, Orvieto Classico.
you’ll travel through the
Continue onto the Eternal
Dolomites to the charming City, Rome and enjoy the best
town of Cortina D’Ampezzo. Rome has to offer.

Farewell the mountains and Marvel at the grandeur of the
travel first to the wine country Vatican Museum and Sistine

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 15

SMALLS ROAD PUBLIC SCHOOL IS SOON TO BE UNVEILED
Ryde MP Victor Dominello invited The Weekly
Times for a preview visit to the promised new pri-
mary school at Smalls Road Ryde on the site of the
former Ryde High School closed by a former Labor
government.

The Weekly Times editor John F Booth AM is welcomed to the new Ryde Primary School by Ryde Landscaping, sports court sur- lence for our community,” the De-
MP Victor Dominello to see at first hand his long promised new baby. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. face cover and the carpark are partment said in a statement.
complete while the ‘kiss and drop’
zone works to Smalls Road are un- A deputy principal and office
derway and due to be completed manager have also been appoint-
by the end of the year. ed.

The new school opens from Day Smalls Road Public School will
1 of Term 1, 2020 (late January), commence operation with Kinder-
with 43 permanent air conditioned garten students and then . Years 1
classrooms. to 6 from 2021.

The project will also provide a Enrolments are underway with
school hall, a two-storey library, three classes and a support unit
covered outdoor learning areas, class for student disabilities. Local
out of school hours care facilities, parents can still enrol and are en-
a canteen, administration facilities, couraged to contact the school for
multi-purpose sports courts and further information.
47 car spaces.
Kindergarten orientation has al-
Megan Gibbons was appointed ready begun with two parent in-
the school’s principal in August formation evenings held. The stu-
2019. dents will begin their orientation in
December.
The NSW Department of Educa-
tion says she brings a wealth of The school has been working
knowledge and experience to her closely with parents on the new
new role, as a dedicated educator uniform and school logo, both
who is committed to the pursuit of of which are published on the
excellence and high quality educa- school’s website, which the school
tional opportunities for each and and the Department of Education
every student. are encouraging prospective par-
ents and the community to visit
“Her experience, enthusiasm to learn more about Smalls Road
and leadership will help establish Public School - https://smallsroad-
Smalls Road as a school of excel- p.schools.nsw.gov.au/

Victor Dominello proudly points out the modern layout and facilities
at the new school with beautifully landscaped grounds. TWT on-the-
spot PHOTOS.

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H I S EVERY WEDNESDAY

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STARTS SUNDAY

18 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Evergreen Edna approaches
special 100 year milestone

STAYING active and spending quality time with family and
friends is a recipe for longevity, according to 99 year old
North Ryde resident Edna Huggett.

Life has been one Taylor, Moya Ca- for bullets and craft-
exciting adventure vanagh, Bronwyn ing jewellery cases.
for evergreen Edna, Gobert and daugh-
who celebrates her ter Jenny Lord for She enjoyed ball-
100th birthday next the birthday lunch- room dancing and
month. eon. married her late
To mark her im- husband Jim be-
minent milestone Tenpin bowling fore they moved
Edna was given a was a way of life to North Ryde with
surprise birthday for Edna for four daughter Jenny in
luncheon from her decades before she 1957.
North Ryde Com- was diagnosed with
munity Aid Craft vertigo and forced Edna joined the
Group friends last into retirement at North Ryde Com-
week at North Ryde the age of 84. munity Aid Ladies
RSL Community Craft Group nearly
Club. “I took up tenpin 20 years ago where Soon to be centurion Edna Huggett (seated) pictured with her daughter Jenny Lord and
It was a special bowling at the age she enjoys two of North Ryde Community Aid Ladies Craft Group colleagues Enid Blackman, Rachel Mot-
moment for the tal- of 45 but the clo- her favourite hob- tau, Ursula Marquardt, Noela Taylor, Moya Cavanagh and Bronwyn Gobert at North Ryde
ented craftsperson sure of the St Leon- bies - sewing and RSL Community Club last week. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO.
ards centre made it crocheting.
who chalks up a hard for me to travel her special mile- The Ladies Craft Aid, 4 Cutler Pa- February 2020. En-
century on January around the metro- One of her fa- stone early in the Group meets each rade, North Ryde quiries NRCA 9888-
10, 2020. politan area,” ex- vourite pastimes New Year with fam- Monday at North from 1pm to 3pm. 3380 or Enid 0421
Edna - who com- plained Edna. is knitting beanies ily members. Ryde Community Classes resume 993 352.
peted in Tenpin and mittens for the
Bowling Leagues Raised in the Neu- Dougherty Centre
around Sydney tral Bay/Cremorne at Chatswood to SummerSeasonal Market at Midway
for 40 years - was area, Edna attend- be distributed to
joined by her La- ed Middle Harbour homeless people.
dies Craft Group Public School and
colleagues Enid Willoughby Domes- Edna is also an
Blackman, Rachel tic Science School avid reader and
Mottau, Ursula before finding em- enjoys watching MIDWAY Shopping Centre at Denistone East will hold its second Summer Sea-
Marquardt, Noela ployment during the documentaries and sonal Market this Saturday December 21 in the front carpark outside Midway
Second World War socialising with her Cellars from 9am to 2pm.
making coverings circle of friends.

She’ll celebrate

Ashby’s Drycleaning This is a great jams and pre-
opportunity to serves are avail-
purchase those able, as well as a
Geoff & Nola Ashby Your local specialist last minute Christ- stall making deli-
cious Gozleme.
Wish you a very mas gifts. Proudly supporting the
There’ll be stalls The Seasonal
Merry Christmas & selling a variety of Markets are held City of Ryde Council
Happy New Year 2020 hand made items four times a year
and these are in Jimmy Jong Hoon Park
We close 2pm December 24 and such as candles, addition to Mid-
reopen 7am Thursday January 2 essential oils, way’s Pop-up President 0414 502 277
stalls which are
Pick-up & delivery available babies and chil- held on the first Jin Woong Kim
dren’s clothing, Friday of each
Trading hours chocolates, soft month (except Vice President 0416 000 534
toys and home- January).
Midway - Ph 9870 8955 wares. Jay Ko
5 Shirts Special Kids will be ca- So if you haven’t
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm visited for a while, Secretary 0416 451 034
Sat 7am- 4pm | Sun 10am- 2pm call in and see
what’s on offer Sanghyoup Lee
tered for with a this Saturday.
Accountant 0433 904 320

North Ryde - Ph 9805 0986 $1850 jumping castle
and other activi-
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Sat 7am- 3pm | Sun 10am- 2pm

Shop G9 Midway Shopping Centre, 117 North Rd Denistone East ties.
Shop 6, 203 Cox’s Road, North Ryde Home-made

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In fact you can enter right You still have time to beers are kept ice-cold, a variety of fresh salads (raspBerries, large strawBerries, BlackBerries)
up to 12.30pm this Satur- place your orders or pick increased local and im- good old chips and now
day. up in store all your Christ- ported favorites and ex- new in- kebabs.
mas fresh food - Christ- panded red and white wine
Skip the queues, chaos mas fruit cake , puddings, range. Take home meals avail- 1kg + 2kg gift box of cherries
and parking problems and gingerbread houses, fresh Store manager Tony and able too from food retailers sPeCial :
shop conveniently and lo- cold meats, cheeses, his team are excited to and don’t forget IGA Hot
cally at Cox’s Road Mall. chocolate, summer fruits present to you the new Roast Bar with barbecue walnuts $6.99 & almonds $5.99
and berries, hams, turkeys, and improved BWS Cox’s chickens and pork belly Xmas fruit hampers
For those last minute seafood, groceries, bread, Road, so come in and say roast.
gifts, some suggestions wines and beers. hello. * from $45 (made to order)
from the Mall: Fresh fruit Did you know you can Last week to enter the
hampers from $45 on of- All under one roof, for still bank Commonwealth Christmas cash draw. Stylish Scents Ph 9878 9559
fer at Cox’s Road Fruit your convenience. at North Ryde Post Office
Market; Lego and quality - other services include With every docket $20 or
ceramics and novelty gifts Cox’s Road Mall are passport application, over you are eligible to go
from the Pharmacy; beau- pleased to announce BWS sending money overseas in the draw to win $5,000 fresh fruit
tiful floral arrangements has officially opened up a with Western Union, parcel first prize; $2,000 second & vegetables
and scented candles from bigger, brighter and better post and gifts and stamps. prize and $1,000 third
Stylish Scents Florist; Hair store to surprise and de- After you have complet- prize (see advert for more wHoleSAle & ReTAIl
care gift packs and vouch- light you. ed your shopping enjoy a details). we DelIveR
ers from Just Hair; local meal at Noble Terrace Chi-
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biscuits, panettone from site a couple of doors up Caffe for all day breakfast, cember 21. Winners must MAnfgroomTRAY Hallmark Cherries now in store, FrESh hAMPErS
North Ryde Deli; all your from their current shop burgers, melts, schnitzel be present to claim their $999 Best tasting Stone fruit,
grocery requirements from and have gone from 65sqm ,pasta and not to mention prizes. $45FRoM
IGA and they will deliver to a whopping 110sqm the best coffee around. Freshly Squeezed orange Juice PLUS GIFT IDEAS
to you, so why shop any- with a much bigger range Cox’s Road Mall staff exotic fruit range available
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FOOD retailers at Cox’s Road Mall North Ryde delighted shoppers last Saturday with food and
wine tastings. Taste the flavours from Christmas cake to truffle, salami to jams, summer fruits,
cheeses, pasta, fish and much more.

20 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Holy Spirit Catholic Parish
North Ryde

CHRISTMAS 2016

Second Rite of Reconciliation

Tuesday 20th December The caring team from Christ Church in Galadesville generously supported Anglicare’s annual Toys N
7.00pm Tucker Christmas Appeal.

Christmas Eve Masses

6.30pm

Family Outdoor Mass

Gladesville Church community(BringFoldingChair)
9.30pm
Midnight

gives hope through generosityChristmasDayMasses
8.30am THE GLADESVILLE COMMUNITY
These cats seek Christmas adoption
10.00am has given hope to struggling fami-
lies and individuals across Sydney
through Anglicare’s annual Toys n HONEY coloured cats Bamboo, All WLPA cats and kittens are already de-
191 Cox’s Rd, North Ryde 2113 Belle Belle and Bettina are seek- sexed, vaccinated, microchipped and vet
ing loving homes for Christmas checked and fully house trained.
Tel (02) 9888 2569 Tucker Christmas Appeal.
[email protected] The three cats are currently being Phone 9817 4892 or 0407 456 683 to talk
www.holyspiritnorthryde.org.au pampered at the World League for Pro- to a carer from the WLPA or meet the cats
Senior Minister at praised families in tection of Animals in Gladesville but at your visit to the adoption centre on the
Christ Church Glades- Gladesville and Putney need kindness and affection. corner of Victoria Road and Cowell Street,
ville David Mears for their “incredible Gladesville.
generosity” which ex- “These three were rescued after be-
ceeded expectations. ing dumped in the grounds of Rozelle
“We received so Hospital and are still shy guys, but they
many parcels of food are progressing,” Anna from the World
and toys that the cov- League for Protection of Animals said.
ered trailer we were
using overflowed,” he “You could be the one to turn their
said. lives around and watch one or more of
Christ Church them grow in confidence.
Gladesville partici-
pated in Anglicare’s “Give yourself a special day and come
Christmas Appeal and meet these three by contacting the
which asked com- World League for Protection of Animals
munities to contribute and we will be pleased to show them
food and toys for peo- off to you or introduce you to any of the
Christmas ple “doing it tough” many other cats and kittens, we have
across Sydney. available for adoption.

“Working in partner- “Alternatively look at our Facebook
ship with families from site for notice of outreach adoption
Christ Church Glades- events.”

AT C3 CHURCH RYDE ville Pre-School, the
church community
went out and asked A
You’re invited to join us as we celebrate the neighbours and friends
throughout our sub-
birth of Jesus, our Saviour King! urbs to give towards

the appeal.
“People from all
CHRISTMAS EVE - 7PM backgrounds and

Tuesday, December 24 walks of life contrib-
1 hour Christmas Service uted.”

The Director of
Christ Church Glades-
ville Pre-School Kath-
CHRISTMAS DAY - 10AM ryn Trimble praised

Wednesday, December 25 families for their gen-
erosity.
1 hour Christmas Service “The Toys N Tucker

Appeal was a great
way to lead into
Christmas and the
C3 CHURCH RYDE parents and kids at
89 Blaxland Road, Ryde the Preschool were
Corner of Tucker St & Blaxland Rd really enthusiastic
PH (02) 9086 6900 about collecting for
c3churchryde.com.au the appeal,” she

said.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 21

Christmas Greetings

JB’s World Chamber chairman who will   Daniela Eichmeyer eldest St George’s Guild of former Sophie. Also celebrating to- northern Denmark on Saturday Per and Karen while Frank
celebrate with his beautiful daughter of Ulrike Eichmey- scouts and guides Sydney morrow are Paul Renzo and while next day also in Den- Polverino son of the late
JESUS CHRIST heads This better half Sylvia and family er celebrates in Austria on Sat- blows out the candles on his Denise Burns. mark at Copenhagen another Angelo Tony Polverino and
Week’s Birthday Honours List plus Kim Russell hubby of urday with Michael and her birthday cake Saturday Janu- St George’s Guild member Aileen Polverino of Sydney
as the Reason for the Season Carolyn and son of the late sisters Ruth, Elisabeth and ary 3 same day as Rob Chris- Else Hojberg former partner Kirsten Pi Hojte celebrates St  George’s  Guild celebrates
and giving His name for what Rusty Russell OAM and the Magdalena and their families topoulos while Friday Janu- of Sydney St George’s Guild 77 golden  years with  hubby in Sydney town.
we all call Christmastime! late Phyl Russell OAM of and brother Johannes, also ary 4 it’s the turn of Angela member the late Nick  Hut- Knud and children  Bjorn,
North Ryde who was the 1st known as Jojo. Aston of Putney to experience terman celebrates in Aalborg Cont. P 22
Christmas Day is just seven Ryde Wolf Cub Pack cub- another birthday without her
sleeps away next Wednesday master of JB and twin brother  * * * soulmate Martin Aston. Happy New Year from the
and we have a round up of lo- Peter and all the North Road Leoni Jane Beaton young- Home Instead Senior
cal church services inside this gang in days of yore. est daughter of JB’s best mate Saturday is also the birthday
week on page 20. See you in Anthony (Bro) Beaton for- of “Wato” Otrud Kruger- Care Sydney North West.
church! Mary Tedesco the young merly of North Road Ryde Stohlmann the renowned
blushing bride of the late Nick celebrates at Sussex Inlet German artist and sculptor and Remember if you are going away over the
*** Tedesco of tailoring fame also Saturday same day as Donna member of the International holiday period, we have 24/7 care and
Meanwhile among us mere celebrates Sunday as does Ritchie and former Ryde Scout and Guide Fellowship
mortals we have Joe Bova of Elaine Gee, Ruth Lesslie and Salvos leader Capt Belinda who is a good and longtime support for your senior family and friends.
Eastwood Superfresh celebrat- in the USA Flor Lily Pedrosa Spicer better half of Capt friend of JB and who has vis- Personal Care Home Help
ing today so look for some Shea formerly of The Philip- Lynden Spicer and mother ited Australia numerous occa-
super Christmas specials same pines. of Joel, Zoe, Alisha, Bethany sions to visit her son and fam- Meal Preparation Companionship
day as Andie Monks bet- and Corban.  ily in Sydney.  Dementia Transport Care 24 Hour Care
ter half of multi-award Mo *** Michael Daniel Bottoms
winning entertainer Ronny Abbey Patricia Fyffe the son of Elisabeth and Daniel Sofia Fazal better half of Call us on (02) 9816 1599
Monks and mother of twins superstar daughter of JB God- Bottoms of Vienna turns eight Hameed Fazal celebrates 
Harley and Beau and young- daughter and cousin Adele on Sunday December 29 while
er son Christian. Buckland Fyffe and Peter another Michael, Michael Sunday January 5 while
Chris Burton son of Joan Fyffe of West Pennant Hills James Maxted son of JB Brandon Lange of Ryde turns
and the late Len Burton cel- turns twenty three Monday niece Gina and Ian Maxted twenty.
ebrates in Surfers Paradise to- December 23 and will party of Beecroft and elder brother
day same day as former TWT with big brothers JB Godson of Rebecca and Hayley and ***
journo Kathryn Neilson turn- Nathan Stanley Wilberforce grandson of Eva Maxted of Catherine Taffa eldest child
ing 74 while Audrey Honor Fyffe and Lucas John Fyffe North Ryde turns 26 on Mon- of the late Ron and Margaret
Smith youngest daughter of and friends.  day December 30 same day as Taffa of Taffa’s Mighty Mitre
Rev Mark Smith and Anna  Also Monday Noel Dunn of Lyn and Charlie Donald cel- 10 fame West Ryde celebrates
Smith and sister of twins Ad- Ryde Rotary fame celebrates ebrate 41 years wedded bliss Wednesday January 8 along
elaide and Declan, Mathilda as does Patricia De Nicola with children Cassandra and with Stephen Clarke of East-
and Josephine celebrates in of Tennyson Point and Rose- Ross who are an all inclusive wood’s Hire a Hubby, Vic
Lithgow. mary Rudman formerly of Scouting and Good Turn fam- Holm and John Clausen turn-
East Ryde. ily.  ing 50 in Jyderup Denmark.
***   Bente Orlien of Aalborg   Pam Dadd of Denistone   Steve Coggan widower of
Dr Ted Painter of Ryde and Denmark earned last year East will sadly spend her birth- Trish Coggan of Canberra
Gloucester celebrates tomor- the Danish equivalent of day and Christmas – New Year faces 56 candles on his birth-
row with his better half Alice.  the OBE on Christmas Eve time without her beloved soul- day cake Wednesday January
Rachael Oertel of Ryde Ro- while Ratchada Pomjayub mate Keith Dadd who passed 8 together with daughter Alice
tary Club celebrates her 27th of North Ryde and formerly away in September three years Louise and son Edward while
birthday Friday while Peter Thailand concelebrates with ago. Elijah Leonard Dale turns
Cooper celebrates 43 years JC on Christmas Day in com-   Kayleen Redshaw second five son of Rev Paul Dale
in Ryde Rotary same day and pany of Ryde’s Mr Tonsils daughter of Tom Redshaw and Rachel Dale still look-
Florenz B Antonio celebrates Stephen Sim. formerly of Ryde and the late ing healthy and robust after
in Manila The Philippines. As John Anthony Roberts Beryl Redshaw celebrates weighing in at just 1.9kg.
a member of the St George’s turns ten on Friday December New year’s Day 2020 with sis- Thursday January 9 is a
Guild of former scouts and 27 which has been declared an ter JB Goddaughter Julie same somewhat sad day for JB as
guides.  extra public holiday so he can day as Jackie Ng formerly of it is the second anniversary
Kerry Hardwick better fully enjoy celebrating with St George Bank Eastwood and of the passing of his favourite
half of our old Santa mate his younger brothers Sam now Medicare along with Rob (yes and only) sister Patricia
Ian Hardwick of Ryde Lions, and Tom in company with Senior facing 72 candles on Pat. She was the best and we
Ryde-Hunters Hill Life Educa- his Mum Alicia and Dad An- his birthday cake.  all miss her enormously.
tion and Uniting Church fame thony who also happens to be Stephen McCann hubby Xavier Watkins youngest
celebrating this Sunday. Also the State MP for Lane Cove. of Rosita and a big wheel child of former Ryde MP and
this Sunday we have Tony Stuart Hely a former manager in Scouting and a member Deputy Premier John Wat-
Abboud of Snowden Parkes at local shopping centres also and Guildmaster of Sydney kins and Deborah Watkins
Real Estate and Ryde Business celebrates on Friday. turns sixfteen tomorrow and
celebrates with his siblings
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From Page 21 Smith Festival Queen Quest Club fame celebrate 31 years
Former local perennial which she went on to win wedded bliss on Tuesday
political candidate Robert three years later. same day as John Donohoe
Springett turns 68 on Sun- faces his birthday cake.
day and Tony Chan turns 84. JB niece Gorgeous Geor-
*** gina Michelle Gilkes Max- Valerie Smith of Ryde
OLIVIA KIERDAL our ted daughter the late Patri- will celebrate her 90th birth-
TWT 2013 Miss Eastwood cia Booth Gilkes and Bill day with family and friends
Granny Smith Festival Gilkes celebrates her birth- on Wednesday same day as
Queen celebrates 25 on day on Monday January 13 Therese Austin formerly of
Sunday. The talented Ol- with hubby Ian Maxted of Gladesville and now Bowral
ivia was also our 2010 TWT Beecroft and children Mi- and Rotarian John Stanton.
Gladesville Christmas Festi- chael, Rebecca and Hay-
val Singing Star winner and ley. Jason Berther younger
runner-up in 2010 Granny son of Noelene Berther
Allan and Bernadette Gorman and brother of
Horrell of Ryde Rotary Sharon and Russell faces
50 golden candles on his
SOLICITORS DIRECTORY birthday cake Wednesday
January 15.
WINSTON READFORD RONALD S.
Twins Jessica and Claire
NOTARY PUBLIC Ⅰ SOLICITOR Ⅰ CONVEYANCING Frazer formerly of Glades-
165 Coxs Road CZINNER & CO. ville turn 35 Thursday Janu-
(cnr Chauvel Street) Solicitors & ary 16 while Nonna Ulrike
Eichmeyer will be in Vi-
NORTH RYDE Conveyancers enna when granddaughter
F 9888 3865 Sarah Bottoms blows out
15/1 Jordan Street fourteen candles on her
T 9887 2888 Gladesville birthday cake partying with
younger brother Michael,
EASY PARKING 9816 2133 Mum Elisabeth and Dad
All legal & conveyancing matters. Daniel Bottoms plus friends
[email protected] and relatives.

SEE US FIRST JB cousin Jenny Barnes
Tomkins celebrates her
YOUR CONTACT FORLAWYERS, CONVEYANCERS birthday Thursday January Gym operator hopes for Ryde Council’s
• Family LawN O& TNAOTRAYRY PPUUBLBICL I C 16 in Canberra with hubby help resolving issues… anytime soon
Neville Tomkins OAM who
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***
Keep Smiling!
-JOHN F BOOTH

THE WEEKLY TIMES CITY of Ryde is undermining its own planning strategy for Gladesville by placing oner-
ous conditions on a gym that now threaten its commercial viability, Ryde Independent
AUTO DIRECTORY Councillor Roy Maggio says.

AUTO SERVICES SMASH REPAIRS “Ryde has approved ing hours from 8am to Maggio said. an effort to resolve the
mixed use develop- 10pm and reducing its “Restricting a gym’s impasse, as this kind
THE GOOD FUEL INN WEST RYDE SMASH REPAIRS ments down Victoria operating footprint. of treatment could also
Cnr Cox’s & Badajoz Roads, 932 Victoria Road, Road from Ryde to hours means you elimi- affect other local busi-
North Ryde 9888 5198 West Ryde 9808 3033 Gladesville,” Clr Mag- He said the gym op- nate its busiest period, ness in the leisure and
gio aid. erators had been ex- which is early morning fitness sector.
BRAKEE && CCLLUUTTCCHHSSEERRVVICICEESS To advertise please tremely cooperative and from 5am.
phone Narelle: “And it’s now shooting wanted to work with “If we’re serious about
NORTH RYDE BRAKE & CLUTCH itself in the foot by miss- Council staff to rectify “What that means is being a healthy, active
SERVICES 9807 6666 ing crucial opportunities any issues. that the business loses city - like we promote
Cnr Cox’s & Badajoz Roads, to activate the area. members, local person- on our website - we
North Ryde 9888 5198 “This is yet another ex- al trainers also suffer should urgently do what
In the case of Anytime ample of Ryde Council and are left in limbo and we can to avoid clos-
FOR INCLUSION RING 9807 6666 Fitness, Clr Maggio said lacking business rela- it’s the community that ing businesses that
Council was impos- tionships, acumen and ultimately loses.” promote wellbeing,” he
ing strict conditions on empathy for local small said.
the operators, restrict- business operators,” Clr Clr Maggio urged
Council staff to make

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ThaTnkhaynokuyfoour fyoor uyroucrocnotnitninuueeddssuupppoprtort

2019 has been a busy year and I would like to thank everyone who has
supported us. It has been a pleasure working in my local community again

this year and as always I am grateful to continue providing assistance.

IanaIwnaobuwaulodbnudullaindkndecleatiokonfecwhetiesooahflwtyhhio,seuahhlattyhphoepu,ivnheetrsayhspeabpvneiesdnrtesyfsuosrcbceCeassnsthdirfniossrt2mu0Caccs2eh0asrnsidsitnm2a0s 2an0d.

We look forward to helping you or someone close to you in the new year.
If you would like a market update or advice on your home,
please give me a call on 0408 50 50 80.

Best wishes

Betty Ockerlander

Betty Ockerlander
M: 0408 50 50 80
P: 02 8876 5801
E: [email protected]
24 Oxford Street Epping

24 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Handy Phone Guide
The Weekly Times 9807 6666

ACCOUNTING bathroom builders (continued) CLEANING -
renovations (continued) HIGH PRESSURE
ACCOUNTING & TAXATION SERVICES CUCEK CONTRUCTIONS
(continued)
0414 658 956 Luciano “Lu” 0418 647 641
YOUR LOCAL BUILDER with over 30 years SKY PRESSURE CLEANING
• C hartered Accountant & Registered Tax Agent ANDREW’S BATHROOM RENOVATIONS exp. Specialising in bathrooms, alterations,
• Provided at reasonable rates additions, decks & pergolas. 0418 605 025
www.rgaccounting.com.au 0414 577 574 Lic 247952c
House washing & water blasting driveways,
AIR CONDITIONING • Over 35 years experience in bathroom, CARPENTER/BUILDER paths & roofs etc.
kitchen & laundry renovations
ACE AIR CONDITIONING • Qualified & Insured workmanship. M JD CARPENTRY 0414 418 248 COMPUTERS
• Projects available on Website Matthew
0411 967 333 • Call for free measure and quote For all carpentry, gyprocking, painting and GLADESVILLE COMPUTERS
www.perfectceramics.com Lic R71536 maintenance works.
Sales, Repair & Install Split & Ducting A/C. 0401 339 402
Lic 236838c BEDDING ASH BUILDING & CARPENTRY PTY LTD
• Free service call
TOWN & COUNTRY AIR CONDITIONING BEDS ‘N’ SECONDS PAUL GILES 0433 275 545 • Home office support
• I.T. specialist
9481 0667 9879 4226 All Building Works, Housing & Commercial • All work guaranteed
Renovations, Decks & Pergolas. All types of • www.g1computers.com.au
Sales, Service & Installation of all domestic Quality Australian Inner Spring mattresses, Carpentry and Building work. Free Quotes.
& commercial air conditioning equipment. Singles fr $139, Doubles fr $279, Queens Lic 323457c COMPUTER REPAIRS
www.townandcountryair.com.au fr $299. Fast local delivery. Huge range of
AU18964 Lic 125392c mattresses, beds & manchester. Your local ACE TRADE BUILDING SERVICES DOES YOUR COMPUTER NEED HELP?
PROVEN AIR CONDITIONING bed shop! Paul GIles New & Seconds Mat-
tresses. 1A / 28 Buffalo Road, Gladesville 0407 912 355 Greg 0422 169 313
1300 776 247
BLINDS Michael ❁ Home & Business
All Air Conditioning Work. All carpentry, renovations, decks, property ❁ Sales & Service
Lifetime Warranty On Workmanship SUNSET WINDOW FURNISHINGS maintenance & repairs.General building & ❁ Virus & Spyware removal.
❁ Repairs Bricklaying. Fully Insured. Lic No 188739C ❁ Networking
❁ Service/Maintenance 8765 1733 ❁ PC or Mac ❁ NO CALL OUT FEE
❁ Installation CARPENTRY Call Greg DIP IT
www.provenair.com.au Free measure & quote! Good quality. Holland & JOINERY
blinds, vertical drapes & venetian blinds at concreting
Lic 310465C AU50152 factory prices. Washing & repairing of vene- James 0428 581 542
tian blinds same day service.
ANTENNA For construction of & repair of decks, pergo-
BURRA BLINDS AND SHUTTERS las, doors &  new building work call James AAA ALL AREAS CONCRETE
MCA DIGITAL ANTENNA SPECIALIST Lic 179663c Charlie 0413 777 239
Cameron 0401 805 534
0431 444 111 Megna Building Services Concrete Driveways Sydney, all types of
Plantation Shutters, Roller Blinds, Verticals concrete work, Driveways and Pathways etc.
Local Tech, free quotes Fully Ins, Pens and more. Free Quote. Call Cameron. Small jobs welcome.
Disc, Gov app 5 yrs warranty.
bricklayers 0412 435 584
ARCHITECTS General Carpentry and Joinery. Cabi-
netmaking, Maintenance, Building and Over 32 Years Experience. Lic. 129960c
PETER HALL ARCHITECTS P/L
BRICKLAYER/BLOCKLAYER Repairs. PH O412 435 584. Lic. 31952 urbancrete CONCRETE CONTRACTORS
9878 5850
0411 762 242 0414 764 349
P Hall Nom Arch. 3279 Experienced firm, 30+yrs experience. Professional. Small to CARPET LAYING
capable of handling all types of work, medium jobs. Insurance work. Replace Driveways, paths, steps, stencils, stamped,
both residential and commercial, altera- rusted lintels. Concrete rendering. Free BILL ROWE CARPETS plain & colour concrete. Honest, reliable &
tions or new. quotes. Lic. R83479 quality workmanship.
0404 803 496 Lic 216063c
ASBESTOS REMOVAL
QUALITY WORK GUARANTEED New carpet laid, re-stretching, repairs. T CP CONCRETE 0404 770 791
ASBESTOS AWAYTony 0405 317 807 40 yrs experience.
Gary 0431 163 114
* All types of Asbestos removal All concrete Works-Plain, Stamped, Stenciled
* Garages & Sheds Demolition GSH Bricklaying FRONT FENCES CEMENT RENDERING & Coloured & the Resurfacing of old and new
* Asbestos Pick Ups & Inspections * Ret walls * BBQ’s & *Besser Blocks. For concrete surfaces. Domestic & Commercial.
* Free Quotes * All areas prompt reliable service call Gary. Lic No 180752c J PRESTIGE RENDERING Free Quote. Lic 52825c
* Fully compliant with Safe Work NSW Reg.
* Fully Licensed & Insured BRICK & BLOCK LAYING 0410 746 378 G RIGHETTO & SON
www.asbestosawaysydney.com.au
Facebook/Instagram: Asbestos Away Sydney Steve 0409 124 751 Rendering, repairs, blueboard etc Quality 0419 282 402
Lic.Class B 210719 service g’teed, no job too big or small. F/Q
Extensions, Front fences, garden walls etc. Garden Sheds, Paths, Patios, Driveways etc.
ballustrades Plus heritage work. Call Steve. Lic. 55906c CLEANING Lic11427C

WARD STEEL & ALUMINIUM BUILDING S & A CLEANING HUS & WIFE concretE Cutting
CONTRACTORS
9645 6358 0411 627 847 9630 8722 MASTER CHASING SERVICES
SPINRYDE HOME RENOVATIONS
Manufacture & install steel, aluminium, (owner self)Home/professional/spring/ 0403 111 758
stainless steel, glass ballustrades. Pool & 9879 4855 regular moving windows. 15 yrs exp.
garden fencing, auto gate. Custom & de- Specialising in concrete cutting, core
sign services, free quote, helpful services. 7/53-55 Gladesville Rd Hunters Hill NSW 2110 0406 526 688 drilling, road sawing and wall sawing.
wardsteel.com.au Authorised STRATCO Dealer and Home
Renovation Specialist. Fully Guaranteed Professional and Reliable. Home, office
bathroom to comply with the BCA (Building Code and strata cleaning ph 0406 526 688
renovations of Australia)! 10% Discount (max
$500) to Seniors Card Holders! HELP Y & J Home Cleaning (Hus & Wife) curtains
SPINRYDE HOME RENOVATIONS OUR FARMERS! We will donate $50
to Rural Aid on behalf of every person 0416 091 021 RUDIA CURTAINS & BLINDS
9879 4855 that books and receives a quote (even
if you don’t accept the quote) from us Owner cleaner with certificate / good ref. 9887 1004
7/53-55 Gladesville Rd Hunters Hill NSW 2110 during November & December.
Beautiful bathrooms, fully renovated www.spinryde.com.au NSW Builders Licence 45000JP Swags, tail, pelmets - Roman Blinds. Vertical,
and guaranteed! 10% Discount (max venetian, Holland & timber blinds, shutters.
$500) to Seniors Card Holders! HELP TASSONE DESIGN & CONSTRUCT ALBERTO’S CLEANING & CARPET Free quote, family business. Alteration.
OUR FARMERS! We will donate 0418 493 789 SHAMPOO
$50 to Rural Aid on behalf of every
person that books and receives a For all new work, extensions & alterations, 0418 489 627 9832 7254
quote (even if you don’t accept the renovations or refurbishments. MBA Quality
quote) from us during November & work. Lic 100569c Home, Office, Strata,
December.
www.spinryde.com.au NSW Builders Licence 45000JP BP CONSTRUCTIONS CALL CLEANING 0433 038 667 To
advertise
0411 420 011 Brett 9684 6948 Home and office cleaning, weekly, fort-
nightly & ownership. 10 years experience. Phone
All building work including renovations, exten- Narelle:
sions, decks pergolas & carports, bathrooms. CLEANING - 9807 6666
www.bpconstructions.com.au Lic 195060c HIGH PRESSURE

APS BATHROOM & KITCHEN RENOVATIONS builders NORTH RYDE HIGH PRESSURE CLEAN
0410 454 165
Thinking of Renovating ? ALTERATIONS 9888 5406 0414 765 181
0418 484 216 9674 7527
Call us for a free quote Ground & 1st floor additions decks & pergolas. Driveways, BBQ’s, Pool surrounds, Sealer.
Bathroom, Kitchen & Laundry Renovations No job too small
Over 20yrs Experience Plans drawn from concept to completion.I. S.
Lic 207688c Giltinan Builder P/L.
www.apsbathroomsandkitchens.com.au Lic 91637c

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DAMPNESS electricians FENCING (continued) Landscape, Plants, Gurney wash,
Rubbish removal. Regular Maintenance,
ANTI-DAMP (continued) ACTIVE FENCING Pens Discount. Fully Insured, 7 Days,
9817 7600 0412 229 955 Best hourly rate. Free quotes. Call Sam
Peter Carbon 0425 203 080 or Chad

* Rising Dampness GEOFF NASH ELECTRICAL SERVICES Boundary and paling fencing. Also Gates and GARDENING (continued)
picket fences. Ph: Peter 0425 203 080
* Condensation & Dampness 9807 1957 0419 200 011 Just gardens
All electrical installs. & repairs. AH service, com-
* Sub-floor Ventilation petitive rates. Lic No 2871 8866 0954 Mark 0411 548 503
* Rising Damp Contact us for a free quote. S mith Fencing 0400 598 403
www.antidamp.com.au EASTWOOD ELECTRICAL SERVICES Timber Boundary Fencing, Gates & Pickets. Is your garden overgrown. Call Mark for your
garden needs.
Gerard 0408 447 882 Small jobs & Repairs Welcome
All electrical repairs, Residential & commercial [email protected] .com
DELIVERY rewiring . Switchboard upgrades. All new work call
Gerard Lic 82184c
UTE & LABOUR SERVICES FENCING INNOVATIONS NORTH RYDE GARDENING
GET SPARKED ELECTRICAL &
0431 647 727 COMPUTERS 0419 447 126 0414 765 181 Alan 9888 5406
Greg 0422 169 313
Ute and labour hire with point form lncluding : All types of fencing, brick, timber, colorbond Your reliable gardener. Weed, dig, trim, clean,
• Delivery’s & pool. 30 yrs experience. tree trim/lopping, stump grind, mow, turf,
• Rubbish removal rubbish removal, maintenance, high pressure
• H ome maintenance. By qualified tradesman. ❁ How about a safety switch FLOORS cleam. Call Alan
❁ New installations or renovations
❁ Data, electrical
❁ Domestic, commercial & industrial
❁ Fast reliable service. Ozwood Timber Specialist DOWN TO EARTH GARDENING SERVICES
❁ Servicing All Area
dentist Lic 180641c 9648 0070 9648 0040 Nick 0408 688 949

PUTNEY DENTAL SURGERY CJM ELECTRICAL • Supply and Install Timber & Vinyl floors. Qualified horticulturalist
• Sand and Polish Specialising in garden maintenance,
9809 7110 Jason 9807 2455 / 0411 749 838 D2, 290 Parramatta Rd AUBURN garden make over’s and organic
Tel: 9648 0070 vegetable gardens. Fully insured. Call Nick.
• Over 25 years’ experience  in Putney All Electrical work. Domestic & Commercial. www.ozwoodaustralia.com.au Tel: 9648 0040
• Renowned for gentleness and care Rewires, safety switches, LED lighting and
• Exceptional quality at affordable price data. Servicing the local area since 1996. Call FLORISTS a & a absolute best price
• Prompt appointments. 6 days Jason.
• Bupa Members Gap free regular dental Lic 164332c BLOSSOM HOUSE FLORIST 9439 8550 Jack 0411 351 161

check-up and mouthguard DENISTONE ELECTRICAL SERVICES 9874 1577 Digging, weeding, land & yard clearing, tree lop-
• Book On-Line ping, trimming, pruning, restore overgrown garden,
 Andrew/Electrician  0417 909 407 Multi Award Winning Florist turflaying. Pensioner discounts. Ring Jack
www.putneydentalsurgery.com.au Flowers & Gifts for All Occasions
Power & Lighting. All electrical work, Upgrade Member Interflora AL’s COMPLETE GARDEN CARE
PUTNEY DENTAL CARE 9808 2588 switch board, Rewiring, Celing fan, Smoke Shop 27, Eastwood Centre Shi Li Zhao
alarm, Data telephone. CCTV. Alarm. Intercom Email: [email protected] Al 0414 753 258
Putney Dental Care is a national award-win- Lic 201164C
ning dental practice focused on delivering the JOANNE’S FLOWERS GALORE Qualified horticulturalist, Complete garden
highest standard of patient care and comfort Ryde District Electrician 20+yrs Exp AWARD WINNING FLORIST maintenance. Lawn mowing, hedging,
by using the latest technologies. We look for- Ian 0412 988 012 fertilising, weed control, high pressure water
ward to looking after patients of all ages in our 9809 3082 cleaning Comm/Res/Strata Call Al
local community. We offer specialised services ✓ Same Day Service
such as dental implants, veneers, and ortho- ✓ Switchboards, Smoke Alarms, All Floral Arrangements, Plants, Gifts. able Gardening
dontics. Laughing gas and sleep dentistry is ✓ Lights, Power, Phones, Broadband (Points) 3 Avon Road, North Ryde 2113
available for anxious patients. ✓ Pensioner Discounts www.joannesflowersgalore.com.au Andrew 0415 756 713
✓ Ryde Area - Hunters Hill & Gladesville
✓ Small Jobs Welcome • 1/2 price this month
www.secure-electrical.com.au Lic 92264C FLYSCREEN • 20% Pens. Disc. Gardening, Landscaping
• Turfing, Tree & Stump removal
DOLL REPAIRS 6314 MAX ELECTRICAL SYDNEY  FLYSCREEN & GLASS REPAIR • Garden restoration, trimming & weeding
9808 • F/Q Fully Ins. Call Andrew
Old and modern dolls and teddy bears repaired, 0433 655 591 0412 503 020
cleaned and dressed. Local family team.
• All Electrical Work (Domestic & Commercial) (Repair Doors & Flyscreen windows) GECKO PLANTSCAPE
• Switchboard Upgrades
Yvonne and Cheryl Phone 9808 6314 • Smoke Alarm / CCTV / Data Telephone Robbie 0412 131 362
• Hot Water System, Oven, Cook-top Repairs
• 24 Hrs Emergency Service FURNITURE REPAIRS Irrigation solutions for your garden during
& CABINET MAKING water restrictions. Horticultural advice, gar-
DRAINER EXCAVATIONS den maintenance and green walls. Qualified
Horticulturist fully insured. Call Now Robbie
SYDNEY DRAINAGE EXPERTS Lic 143252c EXCAVATIONS, DEMOLITION DEMO TRADITIONAL FINE FURNITURE 0412 131 362

0414 837 679 Phil  9715 1804 POOLS, BACK FILLING 9817 3911 0417 457 897 8765 8949 TIDY GARDEN LANDSCAPING
0418 250 404
Clearing of blocked drains,   sewers / storm water Custom made furniture and specialist repairs & 9807 3480 Joseph 0403 621 162
Toilets,  basins,  baths,  shower,   laundry,  kitchens 5 tonne excavator with hammer. Rock exc., restoration work. 30 years experience.
Jetblasting,electric eel,cctv camera,root treatment Bobcat, Tippers. Free fill delivered. Specialising in- Garden design- Land-
All work guaranteed. 25 yrs exp. 24/7 emergency. R54172 scaping, planting, pruning, turfing, cutting
Same day service, reliable, professional, efficient. small trees, mulching, laying, mowing, ret
wall - paving rubbish removal. Free quote
RYDE SEWERFIX garage doors 28years experience, Full Insurance.
9809 4230 0412 200 939
FLECK RUBBISH REMOVALS & GAS
Sewer & Stormwater Specialist MINI EXCAVATIONS SYDNEY WIDE GARAGE DOORS
SYDNEY LOCAL GAS SPECIALIST
• Blockages Cleared • CCTV & Pipe Location Glen 0418 268 040 Andy 0423 156 789
• Repairs & Replacement • Free Quotes 0414 837 679 Phil 9715 1804
Over 50 year experience Narrow Access Excavation. Excavators from Installation, repair all type garage doors,
Lic. L985 760mm wide up to 1200mm wide. Dump- garage motors ,sliding gates, swing gates
er Tippers 760mm wide. Bobcats 3 Tonne garage remotes, spring, same day service,
Electricians Trucks. All Areas. Best Rates. Call Glen free quotes.

r a ELECTRICAL & ALARM SERVICES FENCING RYDE GARAGE DOORS 9809 1965 Leakfinding, fixes, repairs / renewals, new con-
9816 1471 0418 224 924
All Electrical Work. Smoke detectors, sensor Installation, sales & service. B & D Dealer. Call nections/servicing/commissioning of room/
lighting, security intercoms, ceiling fans, safety PRIMO FENCING 0417 468 166 for free quote. central heaters, fake coal/logfires, commercial
switches, power and lighting points.
No job too small, free quotes. Lic72458C Specialist in treated pine & hardwood, A1 kitchens, cooktops, ovens, stoves, hotwater
workmanship guaranteed ALPHA GARAGE DOORS AND AUTO OPENERS heaters, all makes/models, Rinnai, Rheem, Py-
EASTWOOD Bruce Kennard Pty Ltd rox, Bonair, Everdure, Electrolux Westinghouse,
9807 2367 0423 755 077
9809 7001 0417 690 627 LOCAL FENCING Chef, Miele, Smeg, Bosch, Vulcan, Dux, Jetmas-
Domestic & Commercial repairs. Installation, Quality timber, c/bond, gates, pickets, pool, Supply - Install - Repairs: . Garage Door ter, realflame, Genesis, bayonets fitted, LP/ BBQ
repairs, house, rewiring, security lighting, fans. log walls. Free quotes Motors . Sliding & Swing Gate Motors .
Prompt service. Over 26yrs experience. 22 Remotes conversions, (carbon monoxide testing). Same
Thorn St Ryde Lic 35887c day Service, reliable, professional, efficient. All
KOALA  FENCING GARDENING
RYDE DISTRICT ELECTRICIAN work Guaranteed. 25 yrs exp. C/Cards, Eft-
Martin 0412 010 212 ABLOOM ACE GARDENING pos, 24/7 Emergencies. Lic 143252C
Blake 0488 843 433
Horizontal & Privacy Fences. Pool fences & 8819 4980 Sam or Chad 0410 774 647 GLASs
+ $0 No Call-Out Fee gates. Timber & colourbond, fence repairs. GLADESVILLE GLASS SERVICE
+ Local Ryde District Electrician call Martin 0412 010 212 Restore overgrown gardens, Land & yard 9817 3416 9816 3055
+ Small Family Owned & Run Business ANDREW SPIES FENCING clearing, Trimming, Weeding, Lawnmowing, Glass repairs Com. & Dom. • Shower screens,
+ 24 Hour Emergency Service Turfing, Tree lopping, Stump Removal, mirrors • All glass requirements • Free measure
+ Seniors Discount 0410 534 692 and quote. 278 Victoria Rd, Gladesville.
+100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
Captain Cook Electrical. Credit Cards Wel- Specialises in all types of fencing. View web-
come site @ Andrew-Spies-Fencing.com
Lic 288540C

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GLASs (continued) hot water services SAMSON LANSCAPING 0432 474 950 Authentic Thai Massage
& Property maintenance. Design, Construct,
GET GLAZING 0420 996 778 RYDE HOT WATER SERVICE Maintain, Irrigation service ins. Free Quotation. 9809 3990
Fast glass replacement. Free measure 9809 4230 0412 200 939
& quote. Call Matt [email protected] Lic 208121c Come meet our friendly new staff.
968 Victoria Rd, West Ryde
Installations, repairs & sales. Electric and gas hot LANDSCAPING (continued) Open 7 days 10am-8pm Ph. 9809 3990

guttering water heaters. Lic No L985. STRUCTURAL LANDSCAPING PAINTERS &
DECORATORS
GUTTER-SNIPE GUTTER CLEANERS A LOCAL HOT WATER SPECIALIST Carl 0414 724 557
0414 837 679 Phil 9715 1804
9477 5943 Servicing / repairs / installs, Gas, Electric, All types of structural landscaping from Design to TESSA PAINTING & MAINTENANCE
Solar (all makes/models) Rinnai, Rheem, completion. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fully Insured.
We clean roof gutters, no mess, local, guar- Bosch, Pyrox, Aquamax, Solahart, Thermann, Phone Carl 0411 143 534
anteed, insured
Cheapest price, best quality. We prove it. Fully
Junkers, Bayard, Vulcan, Hocking, Everhot, guaranteed 20 years experience, free quotes
GUTTER, DOWNPIPE CLEANING SPECIALIST Dux, Edwards, Beasley, Roomheaters Same Lic 164240
ABLE LANDSCAPING
0414 837 679 Phil 9715 1804 day service, reliable, professional, efficient. A-TEAM RENOVATIONS
All workguaranteed. 25 Yrs exp. C/Cards, Eft- Andrew 0415 756 713
Local, efficient, reliable, neat & tidy, insured, pos, 24/7 Emergencies. Lic 143252c Jim 0411 696 165
on time. Gutter mesh & guard (install/replace) • 1/2 price this month
Leakfinding, gutters, downpipes, valleys, AUSTRALIAN HOT WATER • 20% Pens. Disc. Gardening, Landscaping STOP – Don’t Paint Before You Call Us.
flashing, install & repairs whirlybird, venting, • Turfing, Tree & Stump removal Professional & reliable. Prices & quality guar-
raintanks, roof & skylight leaks. Lic 143252c HOT WATER SPECIALIST EASTWOOD • Garden restoration, trimming & weeding anteed. Call the Team you trust!!
25 yrs exp, Eftpos, C/Cards Accepted Est. since 1986. 9874 8620 • F/Q Fully Ins. Call Andrew Call Jim Lic 152633c

GUTTERING & METAL Sales, service, installations on all brands. Est. PETER PAINTING
ROOFING since 1986 www.australianhotwater.com.au.
Lic 53936C LAWN MOWING 0423 808 115 8819 2795
20 yrs exp. Work guaranteed Pensioner Dis-
JAYS MAINTENANCE PLUS count. Free Quotes Lic 157468c
ironing services
ABC SEAMLESS 9748 3022 Jason 0424 619 816 BILLY’S PAINTING & DECORATING
• Guttering, Downpipes & Metal Roofing
• Leaf Protection, Roof Restoration & Cleaning 0411 155 774 SERVING THE LOCAL AREA FOR OVER 10 YEARS. 0414 881 267 9878 1677
• Discounted prices & free quotes IRONING Lawn, gutters cleared. All work guaranteed, fully insured, free quotes.
Free pick up and delivery Twice daily. 6 days Fully Insured. Call Jason Lic 158883c
• Over 40 years in the industry p/w Family owned. 24hr turn around
• Fully licenced and insured THE MOWER SURGEON 0407 419 793
• Comprehensive warranties RYDE PAINTING & DECORATING
3 mth warranty on mower, chainsaw & line SERVICES
hairdresser KITCHENS trimmer repairs & service. 0412 944 025
NS LAWN CUTTING - Affordable Genuine local painter, Fully Insured. All types
want a great haircut? of painting, reliable, reasonable price. Free
GRANITE MARBLE CAESAR STONE 0412 448 623 Quotes -Pensioner Discount. Lic 150743c
9888 5257
9809 3623 Good Pensioner Discounts. Free Quotes. SKY PAINTING 9929 4966
Come & see Joe’s Continental Barber 117 North 10 Years experience. Satisfied customers. Insured. 0418 605 025
Rd Ryde - Midway shops Kitchen & vanity tops 100’s of colours. Est 28 yrs exp. Pensioner Dis Free Quotes Mem-
60yrs Gladesville. Digger’s Lawns & Gardens
www.ronbennettmarble.com.au ber MPA Lic R96188
0423 219 919
HANDYMAN A ryan Kitchen 0413 395 444 MICHAEL THE PAINTER
Free quotes / Pension Discount. Guaranteed,
S.S. CARPENTRY & HANDYMAN SERVICES Full Kitchen Package and honest, reliable, Fully insured.Ph 0423 219 919. Michael 0412 444 838
free installation $4999
Sam 0414 413 326 Include; Cabinetry, Oven, Cook top, ALTRA MOWING • Professional and reliable
Range hood, Sink, Mixer tap and Tiles. • All types of painting • All areas
Specialising in all Building, Carpentry & 256-258 Victoria Road, Gladesville 0402 456 863 • Reasonable rates • Best quality
Gyprocking work. Free Quotes & Pens. Disc. [email protected] • Cheapest quotes • Pensioner Disc
Ph. Sam www.aryankitchen.com.au Lawn mowing & garden care. Honest & reli-
able Senior discount. Insured. Free quote. Call Michael. Lic 320177c
0402 456 863.
Nicholas carpentry & Handyman COMPLETE CUSTOM KITCHENS W Z FINE PAINTING SERVICE PTY LTD
services David 0450 726 188
Glenn 0414 717 111 * Reliable and professional
Steven 0419 606 288 * Guaranteed quality and price.
Highest quality custom kitchen renovations * All types of painting * Fully Lic & Ins.
• All Trades • Bathroom & Kitchen Renovations Complete job. All trades. Unbeatable prices.
• Pergola’s, decks, roofing, gyprock, & paint- Builder 20 Years Experience. Free Quotes. * Free onsite quote. Lic No 310324c
ing • All minor & major repair work • Quote this
advert and get a 10% discount !!! • Call Steven Pens.Disc. 0414 717 111 Lic no 301036c LAWN MOWER EDGE PAINTING Sam 0433 742 162
www.nicholascarpentry.com.au Lic no 108119c REPAIRS
* Master Painters Association Member.
HANDYMAN SERVICES 0435 617 567 KITCHEN REPAIRS RYDE CITY MOWERS 9809 0329 * Dulux accredited *Specialised in repairing &

Good Experience. Includes doors, lock doors, KITCHEN REPAIRS Repairs to most brands of lawnmowers, brushcut- repainting. Interior/exterior
frame, windows, ceilings, walls, Gyprock, tiles. ters, chainsaws. Chain sharpening. Guaranteed * Pensioner Discount *Quality Guaranteed.
Angelo 0408 677 614 service. Factory trained & qualified technicians. www.edgepainting.net
Local pick up & delivery available (charges apply)
Hinges, Doors, Drawers, Shelves, Cabinets, Lic 267578c/MPA280514
Kick-boards etc.
Timberflooring fix or replace and painting. No job too small. Free quotes 7 days. H onest painting 0452 639 991
Call Kee 0435 617 567 [email protected] Lic no 139738C
Lic 296601c Over 20 years experience. Specializing in
repairing cracks, peeling, mills removal.
THE HANDYMAN VAN LANDSCAPING locksmiths Interior&exterior, free quote. Fully insured.
Seven years warranty. Eason 0452639991.
Call Bruce on 0400 999 239 YOUR ONE STOP SECURITY SHOP Lic 312751

Bruce is a reliable, honest & friendly handy- *NICK’S LANDSCAPING & DESIGN* 9809 0294 J oe’s painting 74 0431 026 679
man delivering quality service that is guar- 24hr Mobile Service & shop. Locks, Free
anteed. Experienced, fully insured & offering 0418 169 369 Quotes, reliable service. Servicing Ryde &
pensioner discounts, you cant go past the surrounding suburbs for over 25 yrs.
Handyman Van. All types of landscaping & design. Sandstone Buffalo Locksmiths cnr Buffalo Road &
wall / Timber Wall /Block & Retainer Walls Pav-
ODD JOBS – REPAIRS ing & all types of landscaping. We have a best team of highly experienced
Lic 96884c over 15 years
John 0418 221 680 Domestic/commercial
Interior/exterior
From $55p/hr. Furniture, Cupboards. Princes Street. Master Lic 408949295 Cracks/moulds
Painting/Wall Repair. Light Globes. IKEA All guaranteed jobs
cabinets. Call John. Lic 274648c

Hedges TREEMENDOUS LANDSCAPES P/L massage

Gary 0481 555 659 9874 2605 Paul 0407 207 672 QUALIFIED STRESS RELIEVING To advertise
Landscape design & construction. Member of Phone Narelle:
Superior hedges, lawn handyman services. Call AILDM Lic 77216c 0406 038 729
– Gary Bell Refs available 9807 6666
Relaxing full body massage. Swedish & remedial.
Ayurvedic style. Home vis it. All Sydney areas.

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pest control PLUMBERS (continued) REFRIGERATOR roof repairs (continued)
REPAIRS
FORENSIC PEST CONTROL PC LOCAL PLUMBER 0488 801 042 DJ DAISLEY AND SONS PTY LTD
RYDE REPAIR CENTRE 0409 833 832
1300 360 457 • Taps, Hot water, Blocked Drains, Blocked pipes 9798 7075
• 24/7 EMERGENCY Plumbers Repairs all fridges/seal washers, dryers, dish-
The Pest Detectives All termite & general • On-time & Reliable washers. 7 days. Roof repairs and renewals slate metal tile.. Est
pestcontrol, sub floor ventilation & bird control. PC • Plumbers you can trust 0409 833 832 9807 9828 1912. Ph 9798 7075
• All works guaranteed
Lic 3433 • $0 CALL out
• You approve the price before we start!
PEST CONTROL 9449 2948 $50 OFF when you mention this AD REMOVALISTS rubbish removals
HAVE YOUR HOME PEST FREE
FROM $240.00 Cockroaches, Silverfish, AB HOME REMOVAL AUSSIE BATTLER.
Webbing Spiders 40+ YRS Exp.
Shore Pest Services BLOCKED DRAINS & SEWER SPECIALIST 0431 995 369 9745 5772 Brian 0413 115 450

PLASTERING 9638 1398 0419 409 130 Excellent Service. No job too big or small. Local 20yrs exp all areas, rubbish, gard’, pruning &
and interstate. $80 per hour. odd jobs. F/Q, same day service 8 days/week.
GYPROCK PLASTERING SERVICES All general plumbing including gas. (24hr Brian NO TEXTING.
Demitri 0404 770 412 Emergency Service) No job too sml. Free KW Removals 0403 903 022
quotes. STEMBRIDGE PLUMBING. Lic. 9880 FLECK RUBBISH REMOVAL
Mastercard & Visa welcome. • House  • Factory • Piano • Furniture
• Disposals Competitive Rate with excellent Glen 0418 268 040
All types of plastering * Reasonable rates. S.A.PLUMBING SERVICES FREE CAMERA service! All areas!
SERVICE WITH EVERY BLOCKED DRAIN PH 0403 903 022, 0466 669 107 • All Areas • 24/7 • Free Quotes
Call Demitri Lic 288665c • Excavator for hire
• Domestic/Commercial
PLUMBERS 0416 297 555 9809 7555 • Good Rates
All suburbs • All types of waste • Senior Disc. Call Glen.
• electric eel • leaking taps roofing
COTTAGE & DOMESTIC MAINTENANCE • hot water • water • roof guttering CHEAPEST PRICE RUBBISH REMOVAL
• gas fitting • leaking toilets • blocked drain
0414 808 809 9808 3020 • home renovations • real estate strata. 9809 2536 0416 295 790
Phillip Draper West Ryde • 7 days a week friendly sevice. J & M SCHALK.
Lic 3906 Lic L 10575 9878 4483 0408 642 056 * Residence * Office * Factories
* Household * Garden Waste * Large or Small
YOUR FAST LOCAL PLUMBER PURE PLUMBING PROFESSIONALS Roof repairs. Metal, tile & leaking roof replac- * Deceased Estates * 7 Days * Sen. Disc
9191 7353 ing valleys, F/Q, 25 Years Exp. “We’ll Save You”. Call Gary.
0414 837 679 Phil 9715 1804 The Punctual Plumbers - Lic R91302.
• Local Business Award Winning Plumbers safety rails
• $0 Call Out Fee* • Fast Emergency Service
Guaranteed Same Day Service. Prompt, On time, • Hot Water Repairs • Blocked Drains Cleared AAA ACTIVE ROOFING Safety Rails by Rails 2U
Efficient, Reliable, Honest. Blocked drains cleared.
Sewer-stormwater, burst pipes, leaking showers • Taps and Toilets • Noisy Pipes • Gas Fitting Les 0439 967 102
Taps/toilets, waterproofing, water filters, hot water • Seniors Discounts 0404 397 198 8677 4141
heater maintenance accredited repairer/ installer. All roof restore & repair 30% off. Pressure Make your home safer by installing internal
Servicing (all makes / models), gas leaks, installs www.pureplumbingpros.com.au and external rails by experienced installer.
cleaning. F/Q Can supply and install large range of rail sizes,
Repairs, connections, appliance repairs,servicing RYDE SEWERFIX Lic 133762c no long waiting lists. No job too small. Senior
Discounts. Obligation Free Quote. Ph Les
Room-Central heating, fake log/coal fires, stoves 9809 4230 0412 200 939 LOCAL SYDNEY ROOF SPECIALIST
BackflowPrevention, TMV’s, downpipes/gutters,
cappings Flashings), lead, Roof repairs (metal/ Sewer & Stormwater Speciali st 0414 837 679 Phil 9715 1804
• Blockages Cleared • CCTV & Pipe Location
asbestos/Tile / slate) Skylights, leaks / fixes. No • Repairs & Replacement • Free Quotes Leakfinding/Repairs(tiles,metal,slate)shingals/skylights,
job too big or small. All work guaranteed. 25 Yrs exp.
C/Cards, Eftpos, 24/7 emergencies. Over 50 year experience Lic. L985 asbestos, copper, Waterproofing , Lead, Flashings,
Lic. 143252c cappings, ridgepointing, rebedding, Chimney’s,

domestic plumbing 0416 274 249 FRANK DRAPER SEWER REPAIRS & Stormwater Drains Cleared, relayed, Diverted, fixed.
REPLACEMENTS (Gutter’s/Downpipes) renewal, cleaning, whirlybirds.
leaky pipes & roofs, dripping taps, blocked
drains, gas leaks or connections, running 0438 065 852 Same day service – reliable, professional, efficient.
cisterns. I can fix it. C. Parker Plumbing 45 All work guaranteed. 25 Yrs exp. C/Cards,
yrs in business. 24hrs 7 day emerg. calls. Free Quotes, High Pressure Water Jetter Service. - Eftpos, 24/7 Emergencies. SEWING MACHINE
Master Plumber Gold Lic. L1376 Ryde Lic 181690c Lic 143252c REPAIRS

Need a Local Plumber Fast? RYDE GAS COMPANY sam’s roofing P/L SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS
9809 4230 0412 200 939 Sam 0416 178 058
9191 7353 Local Gas Specialists 9181 1168 0401 802 752
· Portable Gas Room Heaters Serviced All metal roofing & guttering, no job too small
Do you have no hot water? · Carbon Monoxide Testing 33yrs exp. Ph Sam for quote. iSnecwl. iJnegnMomaceh, iBneroRtheepr,aEirslnaal,l Pmfaafkfe, s, service,
Is your drain blocked? · Hot Water Heaters Lic 215152c Husquvarna.
Are your taps and toilets leaking? Ph 9181 1168 0401 802 752
Do you want an extra gas point? · Leak location & repair Top ryde top roofing
For fast friendly service with a smile · New installations, replacement & additions SKIP BINS
Call Jeremy on 9191 7353 · Bayonets & BBQ conversions. Lic. L985
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed 0410 322 681 9871 0313 PAYLESS MINI SKIPS
Fix That Plumbing • High pressure cleaning
• All roof repairs & painting F/Q. 0402 844 744 George 0415 224 460
POOLE & CO PLUMBING Gavin 0431 126 808 • Dulux Colour. • Pens Disc Lic 136874c
2-3-4m. Fast reliable service, specialising
9809 4230 0412 200 939 Local plumber based in Denistone. in small drives. Call George
Lic 299998c

Your Local Plumber for 50 Years. Lic 985 JIM MEADE PLUMBING roof painting Solicitors
* Blocked drains cleared & CONVEYANCING
* Taps & toilets 0418 247 597 AARON’S ROOFING
* Hot Water
* Gasfitting * Maintenance * Repairs * Renovations 0410 322 681 9871 0313
www.pooletheplumber.com.au * Pensioner Disc * Fully Insured Lic.46242c
High pressure cleaning. All roof repairs &
GLADESVILLE PLUMBING SERVICES ALL DAY/ NIGHT PLUMBING colour 20% off. F/Q Pens Disc.

9817 4777 0413 402 599 0414 849 366 OSBORNE HOWELL 9807 3222
For all your plumbing needs. Free Quotes.
24hr/7days. Emerg. serv. Blocked Drains specialists. Plumbing, Drainers SKY ROOF PAINTING Over 50 years in RYDE.
and Gasfitters. Senior discounts ph 9888 9940
Visa/Master/Eftpos. Lic 168655C / 0414 849 366 Lic 123739c 0418 605 025 9929 4966 Shop 6, 43-49 Blaxland Road, Ryde

Water blasting & re-spraying 28 yrs exp Pen (Entry via Argyle Ave) Wills, Estates,
CMF PLUMBING Dis Free Quotes Member MPA Probate, Conveyancing, Family Law, Com-
0411 232 629 9808 4220 Psychologists & mercial Leases, Sale of Business.
Relationship
• Plumbing, draining, roofing, gas fitting Counsellors PETER PAINTING
• Maintenance specialist • Jet blaster & CCTV
• No job too small Lic 117469c OPEN SKY PSYCHOLOGY 0423 808 115 8819 2795

TAP RESCUE 1300 739 531 High pressure clean & painting. Free quotes.
20% off quoted price. Work Guaranteed.
1300 827 000 • Anxiety, Depression, Complex problems Lic 157468c
• Addictions, Trauma, Parenting
We repair, supply, install direct to you TAPS, • Children, Teens, Adults, Couples, Families roof repairs
TOILETS, Hot Water Systems, Water Filters After Hours and Saturdays available.
and more. NO CALL OUT FEE! 0414 333 461 Bookings within a few days. 6 practitioners
Lic 40572c (incl. Workcover approved)
Suite 9, 227 Morrison Rd, Ryde
PAUL RUFF & SON PLUMBING www.openskypsychology.com.au BOB THE ROOFER 0418 677 188 To advertise
Leak Detection. All roof & gutter repairs guaran- Phone Narelle:
0418 961 406 teed. 35yrs Exp. C/Cards OK. Lic 123259C
9807 6666
Est. Locally 1981 Lic 3792

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Handy Phone Guide
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Solicitors TILES/TILING TV, DVD & AUDIO WASHING MACHINE
& CONVEYANCING INSTALLS REPAIRS
ACCLAIM TILING SERVICES
(continued) TV, AUDIO INSTALLATIONS RYDE REPAIR CENTRE 0409 833 832
Gabriel 0404 032 426
LEES & GIVNEY LAWYERS 9816 1122 Specilaising in bathroom renos & all types of Nick 0412 667 770 Repairs all washers, dryers, fridges/seal, dish-
wall & floor tiling. Call Gaby washers. 7 days. 0409 833 832 9807 9828
Established 1983 - Lic 251461c Set up of Plasma/LCD, Home theatre, DVD, Hi-Fi.
Accredited Specialist: Family Law and Pens disc. Technician with 40yrs exp. Call Nick. weddings
Wills, Estate Law; Conveyancing, Enduring SAM THE TILING MAN
Power of Attorney. Home visits available. TUITION RAY WOOD PHOTOGRAPHY
243 Victoria Road, Gladesville 9832 9837 0413 072 621
MATHEMATICS Jo-Anne 0414 843 759
stove repairs Small tiling jobs only Lab & Mats under
$1000 40 yr exp Lic No. 68534C 0401 914 269 To advertise
RYDE REPAIR CENTRE 0409 833 832 Phone Narelle:
tree lopping Yr 4-12 Ext 1 & 2. Very experienced teacher
Repairs all stoves & ovens, 7 days / fast service & tutor. Call Jo-Anne 9807 6666
0409 833 832 9807 9828 VIC’S TREE CUTTING
Tutor 0422 682 243 WINDOW CLEANING
0404 162 752 9858 2874
surveyor Personal Standard Maths tutor graded 6-12, NO STREAKS WINDOW CLEANING,
Tree pruning and removal, stump grinding. Fully Conversational English / IELTS for excep-
A TS LAND SURVEYORS ins. Free Quotes. Qual Aborist. Family business. tional results, with over 10 years experience 9808 6773 Eugene 0415 258 454
Ph 0422 682 243.
Prompt, friendly, reliable service, F/Q, fully ins. Eugene
9808 6854 A.J’S TREELOPPING & RUBBISH REMOVAL SPIC AND SPAN WINDOW CLEANING
Suite 3, 75 Rydedale Rd, West Ryde, [email protected] TV REPAIRS
atssurveyors.com.au 0412 933 031 Greg 0411 055 476

swimming Quick, reliable, fully insured, free quote, pens. disc. EXCELLENCE ELECTRONIC ENTERPRISE Also soft house wash. Greg: H/ pressure
Extra services incl. stump grinding, garden main, cleaning. Sydney Water exempt.
CARLILE SWIMMING small concrete jobs, etc. 0412 566 100 9807 2772 OUTLOOK GLASS WINDOW CLEANING

9808 3199 Enquiries 0417 477 733 To advertise • Install, DVD, Setup box Foxtel/Optus 9874 2815 David 0412 667 525
Phone Narelle: • Get your DIGITAL Ready
Leaders in Learn-to-Swim and Swim Coaching • A ll TV, DVD, Hi-Fi, Microwave, Vacuum, An- Pressure clean/softwash. Fully Qualified. Fully
for 45 years at Ryde. 9807 6666 Insured 20 yrs exp. Call David
Year round Tuition at all levels in warm (34c) state tenna • Owner operated for 20 years
of the art indoor pools.
• L earn to Swim. Babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers able tree service 0415 756 713 VENETIAN BLINDS

and elementary at 16 Cross Street Ryde. 1/2 price this month, 20% Pens. Disc. All AMORS VENETIAN BLIND LAUNDRY
• S tyle Correction for school competition in aspects of tree and stump removal. Qualified
Arborist F/Q Fully Ins. Call Andrew 8765 1733
graded classes at Ryde Aquatic Centre
S T J Group Tree Services Gentle pressure clean, wax finish, re-cond. of
To advertise all makes, free wash with all full reps. Same
Phone Narelle: 0412 111 785 day serv. Meas & quote on venet, vertical &
Holland. Gladesville.
9807 6666 Fully Insured • Fully Qualified • Tree
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Quotes • call Steve
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rvices 980Tr7a6d6e6s6& Services 9807 6666
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business for sale JACKSON Cabinet Cana- SLOW Cooker new high TV Sony 32 inch size screen Pictured with Ryde MP Victor Dominello and Christian Community Aid General Manager Heath-
dian Beech, can be used as quality, 4 litre over $250, with remote control, perfect er Pinto are young recipients Evan, Alison, Irving, Victor, Stella, Alex, Emma, and Elyse.
Dressmaking & Altera- a desk with liftout shelf after Digital $45 Ph 0425 370 022 cond $100 ono Ph 9871
tions - Open 30 years. Solid 4pm Ph 9816 2634 TABLE Lamp 3 ultra nice 8750 Christian Community Aid drumming grant
customer base. Low Rent. SUNRISE Medical walk- items, great for any room, “MAGGIE’S Harvest” by Christian Community Aid has received a grant of fifty thousand dollars from Ryde MP
Phone 0451 932 588 ing frame with two wheels. not a set $30 each Ph 0425 Maggie Beer - cookbook, Victor Dominello.
Purchased $150. Sell for 370 022 great Christmas gift for keen
Cars for sale $50. Never used Ph 0412 AIR CONDITIONER Buy cook $75.00 Ph 9876 3622 The grant is part of the promotion, team and event one of 36 successful appli-
369 510 now get ready for hot sum- PLASTIC Vents decorative state government’s Bravery management,” Mr Dominello cants across NSW.
HONDA CR-V 2014 first AIR Conditioner inverter Pa- mer, mobil for any room vgc suitable to cover cracks Empowering Adolescents to said.
owner, VTi-Auto, 88,900km, nasonic CU-E21 cool 6.3, $195 ono Ph 0425 370 022 27cms x 27cms, $2 each in Lead program in the Drum- “We’re committed to en-
Logbook, Blue, Tinted win- heat 7.2, as new still in box FANS 2 Ultra special 3 plastic seal Ph 9888 5051 ming Skills and Leadership “This is a youth-led initiative gaging young people by pro-
dows, alloy wheels, regis- $1000, antique style mirror speed very good quality $30 ROYAL Dalton Humidor section. where young people can take viding positive opportunities
tration Feb 2020 $15,900 $100 ono Ph 9874 8509 each Ph 0425 370 022 Dickens series “Old Peg- an active role in identifying, that help them improve their
Ph 0416 783 105 EXTERNAL Door second SUNROOM Chair retro very gity” $145.00 Ph 9876 3622 It will teach 20 young peo- designing and implementing wellbeing and thrive into
hand timber 2030x870x35 classy quality best for rest- KEY Rings collectible rare ple in the Ryde Local Govern- projects suited to their needs. adulthood,” Mr Ward said.
For Sale $50, Fairlane dress rims ing very comfortable $35 Ph and scarce 4 for $5 Ph 9888 ment Area to play the drums
$100, dishwasher above 0425 370 022 5051 and then train their peers in “I look forward to seeing the “These grants are the per-
MOVING Sale complete bench $100 Ph 9874 8509 VACUUM Cleaner best WHEELCHAIR Auscare A1 drumming. results of their work come to fect platform to promote
quality & variety of home SIDEBOARD 50 Years Old quality vgc $35 only Ph cond cost $350 sell $100, life.” valuable and innovative ideas
furniture in exc cond Ph very good cond Ph 9816 0425 370 022 Lawn mower 2st A1 cond “Participants will build and I’m pleased to see so
0412 133 742 2526 LADIES Clutch Furla brand, $75 Ph 9807 2150 community connections, life The Minister for Families, many outstanding projects
CABINET Six piece glass FRIDGE White Westing- ideal gift sky blue colour CORDS Thick looped 8cms and leadership skills along Communities and Disability receive Youth Opportunities
line near new, selling very house upright vgc 1720H, brand new in packaging Ph wide suitable for holding with creative skills in music, Services Gareth Ward said funding.”
cheap 10c Ph 9888 9611 607W, 626D, 370 Ltrs $350 0438 416 379 items on utes and roofracks Christian Community Aid is
FOOD Warmer on casters ono, 8 garden green plastic VINTAGE Teasmade com- 2 for $6 Ph 9888 5051
Salton brand 3 heat sec- chairs $8 each ono Ph 0474 plete not working $35.00 Ph LABEL Maker Brother P Girl killed in West Ryde crash
tions ideal for BBQ’s or par- 182 480 9876 3622 Touch new almost never
ties 74x64x38cms $50 Ph SEEDLINGS Mandarin, BED Single good cond, your used $5 Ph 9888 5051
9876 2269 0407 926 172 Avocado, Papaya, Mulberry, offer money will go to Bush
BOX Freezer Fisher Paykel, Gojiberry, Sultana $10 ea or Fire Appeal, ring Friday’s Garage Sales
Height 900mm, 860mm any 3 for $20 Ph 9807 2235 9-11 am 9888 3897
Length x 580mm wide $100 BOX Trailer 6x4 $490 in COMPLETE Set Book of 5 NORTH RYDE - 61 David
good cond Ph 0412 369 510 good cond, tie down rails, of Credit Analysis course, as Avenue on Saturday De-
FRIDGE Whirlpool for sale tailgate, registered to new $5 the lot Ph 9888 5051 cember 21 from 8am-4pm
Height 1.7m, Width 550, 23/9/20, made by Sydney NELL McCredie Pottery 18 and Sunday December
freezer on top fridge on bot- Trailors Ph 0402 061 800 pieces $200.00 the lot Ph 22 from 8am-2pm. Mov-
tom $170 Ph 0417 251 903 AIR Conditioner Kelvinator 9876 3622 ing House. All household
BIRD Cages with mobile window box, good as new, YSL L’Homme Eau de Toi- goods, furniture & clothes
stands suit medium size $165 ono. Pick up Kellyville lette spray Mens 60m new etc.
birds, exc cond $60 each, Ph 0498 384 341 cost $150 sell $65 Ph 0438
also small cages for budg- MAG Wheels and tyres 416 379 Wanted To Buy
ies etc from $20 ea Ph 9876 2 sets to suit VP and VY INDEX Cards 13cms by
2269 Holden $250 neg Ph 0411 20cms, 100 for $3 pre print- REED Organ for Church res-
LOUNGE Dark Crimson 3 456 550 ed with name and address toration Ph Wilson evenings
seater Leather with 2 chairs CEMETERY Plot Rookwood boxes Ph 9888 5051 between 6pm & 7pm on
in good cond & good stitch- Monumental Lawn Section 9809 4588
ing, no rips or tears $300 Ph No 522 $9,500 neg Ph 0422 BOX Trailer with black &
0423 768 458 or 9809 2034 316 511 white number plate Ph 0427
000 100
DIANE Freis Vintage dress- COOKING Pots 5 large- WINDCHIMES Unicorn DVD Movie Ethan Hawke at A TWENTY year old girl was killed in POLICE NEWS
es in lovely summery florals Med-Small, very best qual- 6 metal unicorns, lovely Born To Be Blue Ph 0404 a car crash in West Ryde on Saturday.
& some are separates be- ity $15 to $20, some other sound $25.00 Ph 9876 3622 566 607
fore 4.00pm. Ph 9816 2634 items Ph 0425 370 022 CHRISTMAS Tree purple
6Ft with matching baubles, WORK WANTED
OBITUARIES chains, 2 champus glasses The fatality occured injuries. buying items to ensure thieves in gaining en-
$20 the lot Ph 9888 1818 Cleaning – Experienced around 10.20pm on Officers from the that you are getting try into your home.”
* Reliable lady Victoria Road near what you are paying
HULBERT Clifford - Passed away COFFEE Percolator Retro * Honest, Thorough, Punctual West Parade when the Crash Investigation for. It is also wise to se-
December 8. Celebration of Cliff’s life on pyrex 4 cup and 9 cup **NIHOrooWnmineIgN/OfSficIXe LANGUAGES! Nissan she was in was Unit are investigat- cure your letterbox.
Friday 20 December at Northern Suburbs $55.00 the lot (all 3) Ph 9876 * Good Refs involved in a head on ing the circumstances “Do not fall for the
Crematorium in the West Chapel, 199 Delhi 3622 * Free Quotes collision with a Toyota surrounding the crash. old cheap bargain, as “With identity theft a
Road, North Ryde commencing at 10.45am. Suwswanw.0w4e2e1kl1y8ti0me4s6.6com.au Camry. it might be a scam.” huge concern for the
JENSEN David Ross - Passed away STEREO System Sanyo Investigators are community, ensure
December 4. Late of Epping. GXT 707A with turntable, NOW IN SIX LANGUAGES! She was treated at appealing for any wit- Police have also is- that your letter box is
LA’BRODY Michael Robin - Passed away twin cassettes with record- the scene by para- nesses or anyone with sued a warning about locked and secured
December 8. ing ability, AUX tuner, AM/ www.weeklytimes.com.au medics before being dashcam footage of home security. and that you clear your
FM, speakers $85 as new taken to Royal North the crash to urged letter box regularly,
Ph 9888 5051 Shore Hospital where to come forward and “Unfortunately it is particularly if you live
she later died. contact police. also this time of the in unit complexes.”
McWHINNIE Patricia Joan - Passed away WALL Mirror Marilyn Mon- year that thieves are
December 6. Late of Rydalmere. Aged 96 roe 70cm square $25.00 Ph The 21-year-old **** also out and about tar- “When driving take
years. 9871 8750 male driver of that car POLICE have re- geting homes for per- regular breaks, stick
she in was also taken leased a warning sonal items, ticking off to the speed limits and
SUMMERS Owen - Passed away December “MANLY Ferries of Sydney Royal North Shore about internet security their own Santa list!. make sure also that
15. Late of Ryde. Formerly of West Ryde and Harbour - The Seven Mile Hospital with serious this Christmas. you do not drink and
Gladesville. Aged 85 years. Funeral Service Ships” by Tom Mead signed injuries. “With Santa coming, “Therefore, make drive and be mindful
in the Palm Chapel of Macquarie Park $30.00 Ph 9876 3622 many will take to the sure you lock up be- of keeping under the
The 20-year-old internet for the Christ- fore leaving your legal alcohol limit.
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passenger were taken reputable sites for mas and best wishes
to Westmead Hospital your online purchases “Don’t leave any in the New Year to you
for treatment for minor and be careful when items laying around and your family from
such as garden tools Ryde PAC.”
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Gladesville Women ens R/up J Hope C Ren- Bowling Round-up Galati G Hatch F McGarry Lavery G King A Benson
wick Triples L Humphreys A 27/25 D Lee S Wormsley D 29/8 J Glen E Elliot D Fene-
A very enjoyable day was Richardson I Hitchens R/up Linnert d G Mitchell M Ly- lon M Richardson d B Hig-
had by all at our Christmas B McClintock S Fennell M all G Carroll 21/20 J Lee R inbotham W Coelho P Aub-
luncheon last Tuesday, and Burkett Fours L Humphreys Gavin L Hansen d J Rae J erson S Palmer 21/14 Dec
we would like to thank all P Saunders S Leabeater cott R Phillips d K Avis R J Cunningham d P Smith G Willis R Preston (Carl) Fleming C Welsby 23/16 L 11 Socials J Glen D Hope
the Committee for all their I Hithens R/up S Fennell Crowne R Matheson 20/13 P Cusack A Long 19/8 A 22/22 A Moore T Burgoyne Hall J Myres K Graham d P Auberson d B Gibson P
efforts in making it such P Ferris J Bax S Beram A Robinson K Beacom d Cusack P Dobie I Radovni- R Summerhayes d A Stone B White B Nicoll S Skinner Saunders D Fenelon 22/17
a fun day. Special thanks Mixed Pairs D Fenelon S R Kern W Fletcher 22/12 T covic d P Anderson P Har- N Ward R French 30/22 33/13 Fri Dec 6 6th Friday T Lucas S Layburn J Gra-
also to Sean and his staff Leabeater R/up J Auberson Warner J Fry d B Swan R ris L Ager 24/20 B Reynolds Open Pairs Social T Chan biec d G inchley J Auberson
for the lovely meal. Raffle J Bax (sub ) J French PAu- Vass 22/11 J Royer M Hav- B Prentice d M Johnson P GEOFF YOUNG K Easther d Ms P Stew- D Baker 27/23 A Maybury
winners: Kim Russell Food berson (sub) No1 pennant ron d P Cummins B Wallen Joint 23/16 P Noone E Lam Lane Cove Bowls art G Cooke 27/24 J Rae N Ferris A Vicler d B Cain
hamper, Elvie Craven Xmas were winners and No3 R/ 24/11 P Brown R Gallop d J McConnell d K Riley J Wed Social B Paxton R R Gavin d Ms M Woods D W Coelho A Benson 29/14
hamper, Margaret White- up well done Encourage- R Watkins W Daley 23/10 N Vinton I Purcell 31/9 Koch 20/9 R Goggin Ms C V Spano G King V Beram d
side Food Hamper, Anna ment Award R Inchley I Oppedisano P Delves d D Patterson d R Aitken S Heming I Christopherson B Arnold P Chatfield A Wray
Parisi Wine, Marie Farthing Hitchens won every Club C/ Byron S Palmer 25/17 Sat KINGSLEY LAKE Creedy 24/20 L Hattersley d J Howe J Fleming 19/10 23/10 E Sinanian D Hope P
Wine. Jan 7 2020 return to ship in 2019 Umpire awards Dec 14 Club D Thompson Brush Park Men V Solway G Moon d H Fox K Johnson M Lyall d J Lee Auberson v B Higinbotham
bowls. Reminder Jan 18 I Hitchens J Bax A Rich- R Stanton R Matheson d B D Erskine R Moran 22/15 Ms S McClatchey 30/8 Z D Carr M Richardson 20/20
Elvie Cravens 90th birth- ardson C Renwick. Guest Forrest S Burge M Hollier Wed Dec 11 Social R Hoare M Knight J Lloyd P Wade d Bosnjakovic K Graham d A
day luncheon. On behalf of Speaker Wendy Bull was 19/18 G Giudice P Cum- J Wedderburn P Roy d C Curran J Knight R John- McShane D Pocock 24/15 PETER LAVERY
all the ladies at Gladesville great thanks for a great talk mins R Gallop d C Sneddon A Stone B Goldsworthy stone 16/11 S Horwood J Sat Dec 7 Social J Ken- Hunters Hill Men
we would like to wish all the Congratulations to the lucky J Fry G Stace 24/17 A Ma- 21/19 D Livesey A Beloe d Bowring L Sturman dr G nedy J Dominiak R Court J Thu Dec 12 Social P Night-
clubs in Macquarie District door and Raffle winners. I cleod B Godsell B Wallen d J Higgins J Roddy 28/14 D’Souza D Madson M Pop- Hiotellis d L Crow K Miners
a very Merry Christmas and would like to thank the staff C Avis R Watkins N Swan- T Siviour W Dewhirst d N ovic 15/15 Sat Mixed Pairs A Moylan F Cirina 31/28 J ingale N Snashall J McDon-
happy bowling throughout at North Ryde RSL for their cott 22/13 A Robinson C Holman R Summerhayes Final S Creedy S Creedy O’Brien P Turner D Galati D ald d P Nightingale V Wahl-
2020 and thank all at TWT support during 2019 and Watford S Garvey d R Kern 23/13 R Hall A Bromley d d J Bowring S Hobson Roughley d R Ralston D Po- quist R Craig 27/24 Sat Dec
for all their support and sea- wish all a Merry Xmas and R Crowne G Scott 32/12 O G Monk R Preston (Carl) 22/14 Over 70’s Handicap cock F Martelli R Johnston 14 Hunters Hill Cup Rd 1 M
sons greetings. New mem- Happy 2020 To the TW T Sherrard K Avis R Vass d J 37/14 R French J Mazzafer- Pairs Semi-Final D Erskine 17/16 R Goggin B Nicoll D Burton d P Langwill 2/5 7/0
bers are always welcome and staff for all their help Taylor B Swan P Dunleavy ro d B Wood M Mazzaferro P Wade d L Hattersley J Linnert G Carroll 20/20 d D +1 K Stuart d B Love 4/4
for further enquiries please in 2019 a Merry Christmas 28/13 T Warner K Dou- 21/9 Thu Dec 12 Social F Campbell 23/21 Social J Douglas B Morton N Mar- 10/2 D Hanrahan d J Juni-
refer to our website. and Happy New Year to all glass W Fletcher d K Dou- Woodley T Chan B Took d Carroll G D’Souza S Bon- telli G Gudmunson 22/20 G per 8/3 1/7 +1 J McDonald
see you in 2020 glass P Brown R Peterson A Moore J Arkins J Forbes throne d K Mulhall L Stur- Mitchell L Hall M Lyall J Hae d R Hopwood 6/1 5/8 +1 I
LYN MACDONALD 24/16 Handicap Pairs Rd 33/17 E Rayner B Milner P man M Popovic 21/20 P d Z Bosnjakovic G Thomas Ross d R Bauer 10/2 4/5 +2
North Ryde RSL Women COLLEEN RENWICK SF S Mewburn R Phillips d Roy d R Dickinson B Cu- Zucconi M Screen B Patter- A Marcellino A Hayes 14/13 R Rose d P Wallis 8/3 5/3 Rd
North Epping Women R Thorp M Hollier 18/15 S pitt T King 26/18 I Kirkham son d V Solway O Hostrup P Dale G Hatch E Coleman 2 R Bauer d J McDonald 5/3
Tue Dec10 Presentation Parkinson D Singleton d J A Carter R MacKenzie d G Moon 24/21 K Mulhall F McGarry d W Sutcliffe J 3/4 +1 J Juniper d R Rose
Day and Christmas Lunch. Tue Dec 10 Social F Quance Havron M Havron 18/16 C Norgate J Mazzaferro G Screen M Knight 2d H Mohan T Gardiner D Moody 7/4 3/9 +3 K Stuart d I Ross
President Anne welcomed L Finnigan C Avis L Pie- 22/16 Sat Dec 14 Social R Fox/M Gordon B Paxton D 28/19 N Felstead M Lit- 4/7 11/1 +2 M Burton d D
every one and thanked rens d P Lane S Farrelly J KEN DOUGLASS Mackenzie G McDonald R Madson 8/18 tle A Isaacs P Henry d A Hanrahan 8/2 5/2 S/Fin R
same on behalf of the Grimes B Trompp 27/22 S Putney Tennyson Men Summerhayes d M O’Brien Rozsnyoi T Chan J Knight L Bauer d M Burton K Stuart
Committee for their support Archibald R Delves H Stibbs N Holman T King 22/19 J DAVID ERSKINE Hansen 22/14 d J Juniper 2/6 6/1 +1 Final
during 2019 and wished all J Swan d R Knott A Baguley Wed Dec 11 Social M Ca- Arkins D Livesey R Preston Denistone Men R Bauer d K Stuart 6/6 7/4
a Merry Xmas and Happy S Caswell J Havron 32/19 L ruso L Ager d B Lancett (Carl) d N Ward T Burgoyne DAVID POCOCK Social D Tritt D Beauchamp
New Year. Board President Watford M Garrick P Spaul R Rust 28/21 K Gleeson D Kensett-Smith 18/17 G Wed Dec 11 Social B Wil- North Ryde RSL Men R Rose dr B Love P Langwill
Mr Jim Morris presented d H Fletcher G Tucker V Ri- D Walker d A Bolster B Irving P Taylor R Palmer d A liams J Welsby D Moody d J McDonald 13/13 R Craig
Life Member awards to Ivy ley 29/23 Prentice 19/12 P Harris P Stone G Willis B Goldswor- F Woodley J Kenny P Henry Dec 14 Socials E Sinanian I Ross d G Owens G Nor-
Hitchens and President Smith A Heyes d K Wooden thy 21/16 T Slater F Lacey 37/15 A Rawding B Morton V Spano R Culotta d B Ar- ris 14/9 Sun Dec 15 Presi-
Anne Richardson. Con- SUE ARCHIBALD P Smith I Purcell 23/19 P N Elder d G Monk C Dickins d R Ralston T Chan 24/15 nold D Carr A Maybury 13/8 dent’s Fours Final D Tritt G
gratulations. Winners in all North Epping Men Noone K Beatty d P Ander- R Hoare 29/18 I Kirkham B J Kennedy A Marcellino J A Wray B Gibson J Grabiec Cooper R Bauer R Rose d D
major events M/singles I so K Jennings 23/14 E Lam Wood A Cukon d J Wed- Mohan d J O’Brien B Milner d I Pendleton P Saunders Hanrahan J Herford P Lang-
Hitchens R/up P Saunders Wed Dec 11 Club A Macle- A Long d B Prentice J Stan- derburn L Pfitzner R French T Gardiner 33/17 T Stanis K Ho 29/12 J Ferguson I will K Stuart 25/20
M/Singles S Fennell R/up R od R Monteith R Peterson d ton 24/19 Sat Dec 14 Social 28/21 J Arkins N Holman B D Pocock N Martelli d D Hitchens T Sweeney d P
Inchley Consistency I Hitch- J Taylor A Taylor K Douglass G Butt B Jasprizza K Beatty Goldsworthy dr M O’Brien JJ
ens R/up L Humphreys 29/11 O Sherrard N Swan-
Pairs l Humphreys I Hitch- d G Butt P Brown B Lancett
29/15 K Andrews ABolster
40 year milestone for leading
local tennis coach Andrew Hill
“A big thank you to my mentors and ranking.,” revealed Andrew.
Ad to come LOCAL identity Andrew Hill the AJH Sports Team who inspire As a Master Coach, Hill is training
2 x 10 is celebrating 40 years as a tennis and sport seven days a week.
prominent tennis and sports the next generation of tennis coach-
coach. “Some comment that it’s “not a es in Australia and overseas (China,
job” - but what a great opportunity Korea, and India).
The leading mentor appreciates the when you love your work.
opportunities he has experienced “It has been a privilege to receive
over the past four decades which “Sports coaching gives you the op- my tennis training through Tennis
includes over 30 years at the Head portunity to work at local, state, na- Coach Education systems like TCA,
Coach at St Anthony’s Tennis Centre tional and international levels.” AATC and ATPCA.
at Marsfield.
Andrew has written programs “You also get the opportunity to
“Sports coaching is a great life for Tennis Australia and Table Ten- experience MultiSports through
choice with a passion for sharing nis Australia including ACE Tennis, the Australian Sports Commission
sports skills and knowledge in the SMASH, SportsSTAR, Court Sports withinvolvement of the Olympic and
community,” says Andrew. plus Have a Ball. Commonwealth Games at Sydney
Olympic Park and part of the Torch
“You meet all the locals - tots, kids, You get the opportunities to hit and Baton Relay experiences.
teens, parents, corporates, keens up with legendary Australian tennis
and special needs and share the love champions - John Newcombe, Tony “None of this is possible without
of sport. Roche, Lleyton Hewitt, Pat Rafter, great support from the Home Team
John Alexander and Evonne Goolag- - The Family.
“Our Keens Group is active and ong-Cawley.
older who participate in tennis and “Being a sports coach is a great
table tennis,” he added. Some of the greatest tennis leg- family choice with fun and sport
ends visit locallylike Ivan Lendl in every day. I definitely recommend the
AJH Sports has been working Macquarie Park and Johan Kriek in pathway for school leavers because
with Special Needs groups through Eastwood. you become a leader of the commu-
Macquarie Community College and nity.”
Macquarie University over the past “A highlight for myself was being
30 years. Head Coach of Sydney International Contact Andrew on 0447 827 788
Tennis Centre and part of the Lleyton to become an AATC Coach or have a
“Our coaches visit Primary schools Hewitt Tennis Academy (2002) when social hit leading up to the Australian
with free coaching to assist with fun- he claimed the number one world Open 2020.
damental motor skills,” said Andrew.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019 THE WEEKLY TIMES 31

Pace ace Bills radars
in on 200 wicket club

By CHRIS KARAS

THEY don’t come more valuable than Sydney Cricket Club’s lion-hearted
first grade pace spearhead Nic Bills (pictured).

With a bagful of ERNA and North Ryde RSL Netball Club stalwarts Lorna Humphreys
wickets and long list and Robyn Bates congratulate premiership-winning coach Kel Gray on
of inspirational perfor- his two major awards.
mances under his belt
in the NSW Premier MEANWHILE talented have the Ghosts totter- Double recognition for local hero Kel
Cricket competition, all rounders Marlon
the Eastwood native Rodrigo, Harry Manenti ing at 2-37 in their sec-
remains a trump card and spinner Ash Squire
for the Tigers in their starred as Sydney ond innings.
2019-2020 premiership dominated their second
campaign. grade clash with Camp- Rising young leg- HE’S renowned for his tireless work as a cricketer and club
belltown-Camden at administrator - now North Ryde RSL personality Kel Gray has
Last Saturday at Raby Drummoyne Oval. spinner Anay Baruah been recognised for his tremendous voluntary service to the
Oval, the former NSW sport of netball.
quick was at his lethal Squire claimed the in- bagged ten wickets as
best – snaring the im- credible figures of 5-6
pressive figures of 5-58 off only 27 deliveries to Sydney took control of
off 22 overs against help rout the Ghosts for
Campbelltown-Cam- a meagre first innings their fourth grade clash
den. total of 83.
with Campbelltown- The indefatiga- season and as there were understanding of the
It was Bills’ third five Rodrigo then smashed ble stalwart was re- no other volunteers able game and coaching my
wicket haul for the sum- an unbeaten 108 off 105 Camden at Birchgrove cently honoured with to take on the role, Kel daughters’ teams is obvi-
mer and helped roll the balls with 12 boundaries two major sporting put his hand up for the ously a bonus.”
Ghosts for a first day and four sixes, combin- Oval. awards for his stand job.
total of 204 in the 82nd ing with the flamboyant out achievements as a Kel experienced a suc-
over. Nic Bills Manenti (64 not out off Baruah snared 7-29 off netball coach. He has been coach- cessful 2019 with two of
40 balls that featured ing Brianna’s team ever his daughters’ teams.
He was supported by the Ghosts were reeling six sixes and a bound- 14 overs as Sydney skit- since.
seamers Alex Glenden- at 4-47. ary) before the Tigers The North Ryde RSL
ning (2-57 off 20 overs) declared at 3-259. tled the Ghosts for 97 When his second C6 and 14/2s teams won
and Ryan Felsch (2-45 Campbelltown skipper daughter Karli and their respective Grand Fi-
off 13 overs) and leg Nathan Glynn added 55 The pair kept the on the opening day and youngest daughter El- nals after impressive dis-
spinner Nick Gubbins runs for the fifth wicket scoreboard humming lie needed a coach for plays in the ERNA finals
(1-21 off ten). with Isakka before he with a rollicking unbro- claimed another three Legendary Kel is the their respective teams, series with Brianna and
was caught by Glend- ken stand of 124 for the Kel again put his hand up Karli stamping their mark
Bills has proved the enning off English spin- fourth wicket. wickets as the visitors recipient of an inaugural and to date has remained to give Kel a premiership
mainstay of the Tigers’ ner Gubbins for a pug- a mentor for the talented double as coach.
attack this season with nacious 32. Cameron Holmes took finished the day on 4-61 2019 Eastwood Ryde trio and their promising
36 wickets @ 20.01 two quick wickets to team mates. In 2020 the North Ryde
across all formats to re- At stumps the Tigers in their second dig. Netball Association RSL Netball Club will be
mind State selectors of were 1-25 after facing “My Dad as a coach is open to players from the
his bowling wares. 12 overs with Justin SECONDS: Sydney 3 (ERNA) Association Med- inspiring and he mixes age of six years as the
Mosca (13 not out) and dec 259 (Marlon Rod- al which recognises his training up,” says 10 year Eastwood Ryde Netball
With 181 career wick- Matthew Rodgers (12 rigo 108no, Harry Ma- ongoing voluntary service old Ellie. Association has recently
ets @ 34.71 he is fast not out) to resume at the to a netball club and also changed the age entry
approaching the special crease this Saturday. nenti 64no, Daniel Ja- a 2019 North Ryde RSL “Training is different level.
200 club. cob 35, Matt Kent 32, each week and that’s fun.
Abhay Gonella 1-10, Youth Club Volunteer Ap- After a game, if we win or This is a great initiative
Bills removed openers preciation Award. lose, he tells us that we as many six year olds
Mitchell Carruthers and Ayush Mishra 1-24) v During the summer played well and what we have a keen interest in
Nick Appleton for ducks Campbelltown-Cam- months you’ll find Kel need to work on.” playing netball.
with three runs on the den 83 (Joshua Camp- playing his beloved game
board before claiming bell 24, Patrick O’Neill of cricket and focussed When asked what she Registrations for all
the scalps of top scor- on carrying out his du- hears most from her players will open on Jan-
er Jackson Isakka (78 16no, Ash Squire 5-6, ties as President of North dad as her coach on the uary 1, 2020 and the Club
runs off 154 balls), Luke M Rodrigo 2-30, Alex sideline when she’s play- accepts the Active Kids
Webb (21) and Sam Bloomfield 1-5, Ellis Ryde RSL Cricket Club. ing, Ellie’s answer was a Voucher Rebate.
Skelly (4). But as winter ap- resounding “Get in front
Sherriff 1-10, Cameron proaches and the tem- - mark your opponent! “ North Ryde RSL Net-
When all rounder Felsh Holmes 1-14) & 2-37 ball Club will hold Grad-
grabbed the wickets of (Max Clark 20, C Hol- perature drops, you’ll find Kel loves coaching be- ing Days for 9 to 14 year
keeper Harry Swindells mes 2-13). Kel swapping his cricket cause he sees it as so olds from the first week
(31) and number four bat and pads for a net- much more than running of February 2020 and
Jaydyn Simmons (13) THIRDS: Sydney ball and coaching his through the drills and players should check the
three daughters’ teams at skills. Netball Club’s website for
1-140 (John Procajlo Meadowbank Park. exact dates and times.
63, Luke Huard 52no, “It’s more about help- All gradings will be held
Ollie Meroni 17no, Kel’s first introduction to ing players in any sport,” at the North Ryde RSL
netball was watching his reveals Kel. “Coaching is Netball Courts.
Owen Cole 1-37) v older sister Kezlee play- about helping players im-
Campbelltown-Cam- ing for North Ryde RSL prove and learning team For more information
den 103 (Jake Langdon and watching his mum skills, which transfer into on registration fees and
25, Danial Abbasi 19, Joan coach Kezlee’s life skills. I love watching grading details, visit the
Quinn Passlow 18, O team. the growth in each player Club’s website: northry-
Joan Gray coached and through the season. derslnc.nsw.netball.com.
Cole 18no, Steve King managed netball teams au or contact the Reg-
4-22, Avery Weilandt Coaching is so reward- istrars at [email protected]
3-23, Mark Frei 2-29, for many years, so Kel ing as I see a player’s gmail.com or nrrslsenior-
grew up being surround- improvement, watching [email protected]
GREG Merchant (right) captured the Glades- Lachlan Beattie 1-8). ed by a family heavily in- their development and
ville Men’s Bowling Club 2019 Handicap Sin- volved in the sport.
gles title recently following an impressive 25- FOURTHS: Sydney Seven years ago Kel
16 victory over runner up Tony Beno. 2 dec 139 (Lachlan took on the role of coach
Ball 73no, Michael Ho for his eldest daughter
35, James Moore 22, Brianna’s netball team.
Cameron Grace 1-15) The team’s original
Want to play v Campbelltown-Cam- coach left early in the
den 97 (Isaac Gasson
netball? 26, Aaryan Dixit 15,
Come and play with Mohit Vagel 15, Anay
North Ryde RSL Netball Club Baruah 7-29, Jake
Robertson 1-15, Alex
Rashleigh 1-24) & 4-61
(A Dixit 46, A Baruah
3-26).

Netball is open to players six (6) years and FOR aLL ReGiStRatiON FIFTHS: Campbell-
older, and the North Ryde RSL Netball eNquiRieS pLeaSe CONtaCt town-Camden 171
Club has teams that cover the age groups (Reece Stoneham 37,
of NetSetGO, Juniors, Cadets and Seniors. OuR ReGiStRaRS: Hamid Hassan 26, La-
chlan Reynolds 20,
If you’re thinking of returning from a netball [email protected] Saad Imran 20, Vyom
hiatus, or someone who has never played [email protected] Nanavati 18, Yashas
netball before, we can find a team for you. Website Narayan 15, Louis
northryderslnc.nsw.netball.com.au Mosmann 4-31, Na-
Registrations for all players, new and than Stares 4-34, Da-
returning, will open on 1st January 2020. mian Rapisarda 1-20,
Ethan Richards 1-34) v
Come along for some fun and bring your friends! Sydney 3-72 (Josh Bay-
liss 24no, Jeff Badrous
aCtive KidS vOuCheR aCCepted 15no, Seamus Meaker Promising North Ryde RSL netballer Ellie Gray enjoys a yarn with her
15, Dhanuka Dissan- dad and coach Kel Gray.
ayake 14, V Nanavati
2-14, H Hassan 1-12).

32 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Tigeriffic Grrreetings!

& Premiership winning 2020!
erpool Hospitals. season in hospital.
By the one eyed Tiger All at Tigerland thank Have a Merry Christ-

Tigeriffic Grrreet- those who purchased mas and we’ll see you
ings to all for a toys for the players to all for Tigeriffic Pre-
Black-n-Gold Merry distribute to children miership winning 2020.
Christmas and a Gr- spending the festive See ya there.
rreat 2020 premier-
166 VICTORIA RD GLADSVILLE, NSW 2111 ship winning New pictured spreading
P (02) 9817-2632 F (02) 9817-3062 Year. Christmas cheer at
Westmead Children’s
E [email protected] Michael Chee Kam, hospital having also
WWW.BAYVIEWGLADESVILLE.COM.AU Moses Mbye and Luke visited children at
DRINK RESPONSIBLY Garner were among a Campbelltown and Liv-
contingent of Tigers
players who took part
in the club’s annual
Christmas Toy Drive.

The star trio are

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