Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News : 2018-12-01

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COMMUNIT Y NEWS FISHO’S SHOUT keen to see the natural and rural surrounds of Glenorie and the district preserved. This means that it should be easy for hard working locals to run their business from their properties. There should be council support rather than red tape, and local enterprise should be encouraged. Every home business means one less person commuting to the city for work, it can also mean more local employment for residents. Hornsby Council are committed to accelerati­ng their Rural Lands Vision, why not make your voice heard and contribute to that plan via the GPA. It’s easy to join and all residents are welcome. will continue for more sub division as it is an obvious path to a return on investment. Council needs to support a wide range of businesses that return viability to the land. At the Glenorie Progress Associatio­n the consensus from a widely canvased review was that we are keen to see a thriving village with a housing mix that supports different people and families at different stages in life, local retail and services, transport and the critical mass of population to make those shops and services viable. This may mean that the village needs to expand, but that should be done to a plan that is widely accepted by the community. We are also worked really hard to capitalise on these features such as Canoelands Orchard http:// www.canoelands­orchard. com/, NIGHT who continue to evolve their business to meet the market. However, regulation­s and red tape prevent some businesses from evolving to meet the local needs. For example, there is hardly a guest house in the area and when a larger function is run locally friends and relatives are forced to stay in Castle Hill. This is where council needs a plan. If larger lot sizes are to continue and if the residents are relying on running a business from the land, then the business needs to be viable. Otherwise the push . C . F G A A L S R O N - G L E N Hosted by Galston Glenorie Amateur Fishing Club From 7pm Wednesday 19th December 2018 at The Galston Club Come along to this fun community event for the whole family with many great prizes to won! There will be a major raffle with awesome prizes including a Yamaha PW50 from Bike and Power Dural, Prize pack from Blue Bottle Marine Dural and Napoleon Travel Q Portable BBQ from Jetmaster Castle Hill. There will also be a chocolate wheel running on the night with plenty of chances to win hams, prawns, mangoes and more. And to top it off everyone through the door will receive one free entry into the lucky door prize draw. Join Us Glenorie Progress Associatio­n exists to give you an effective voice within the Glenorie community, particular­ly working with local Councils and State Government. Join online today at or come along to our next meeting 7:45pm, in the function room, Glenorie RSL. We would like to thank the Glenorie RSL for hosting our meetings every month. Please support the RSL and the local Glenorie Community Christmas Carols. The carols will be Bring a blanket. The event will feature local artists and Santa This night is not to be missed!!! http://glenoriepr­ogress.org.au/apply-to-join/ 6th December 2018 . C F . G A L S Book your table now by calling The Galston Club on 9653 2017 Saturday 15th December 6PM. on courtesy of the Glenorie RFS. G L E N WE HAVE MOVED TO 15 SEFTON RD THORNLEIGH THORNLEIGH LOCALLY FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1996 WE STOCK THE FULL ARB 4X4 RANGE INCLUDING: • ARB Protection Equipment • ARB & IPF Driving Lights • ARB Recovery Equipment • Old Man Emu Suspension • ARB Air Lockers • ARB Air Compressor­s • ARB Canopies • Safari Snorkels • Hayman Reese Tow Bars • ARB Fridge Freezers receive TEL: 9980 8855 roof rack Follow us on www.facebook.com/galstonnew­s Galston Community News | December 2018 5

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