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Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

A team of Australian riders, including two from the Hawkesbury, is preparing to represent Australia at the Kronenberg Nations Cup in the Netherlands. The Nations Cup, the oldest and most prestigious team competition in equestrian sport, has been held since 1909. Teams from around the world compete for one of the most coveted prizes in showjumping.

Amelia Douglas from Glossodia and Gabi Chugg from Tennyson will join their Australian teammates, Tom McDermott from Mulgoa, and Thaisa Erwin, who is based in the Netherlands. They will compete against top equestrian countries, including Great Britain, the USA, Belgium, Germany, and Sweden, with the competition kicking off on Friday.

Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

A team of Australian riders, including two from the Hawkesbury, is preparing to represent Australia at the Kronenberg Nations Cup in the Netherlands. The Nations Cup, the oldest and most prestigious team competition in equestrian sport, has been held since 1909. Teams from around the world compete...

Community Outrage at Mayor’s Pettiness

Community Outrage at Mayor’s Pettiness

The Hawkesbury City Council convened for its regular monthly session last night, but what transpired was anything but routine. Tensions flared as tempers ran high with the meeting dissolving into...

The Smelly Bucket

The Smelly Bucket

Why do I still find myself bracing and turning my head away every...

Behind Closed Doors, Domestic Violence Rates Surge in the Hawkesbury

For over two decades, Hawkesbury resident John had only rarely laid a hand on his wife, rarely left a bruise. Yet, each morning, a solitary bullet appeared on the kitchen table they shared. No words were ever spoken, just the ominous presence of that bullet. Even though no law was broken, the message was stark and undeniable – if she didn’t do as she was told, her safety hung by a thread. 

Explaining the ‘Bathtub’ Effect

In the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley, five main tributaries pour water into the main river when heavy rains come. The Warragamba River is the most significant source.

Understanding the geography of the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley is crucial to comprehending the challenges posed by floods. The valley has narrow points where water gets stuck, raising the water levels. This phenomenon, known as the “bathtub effect,” is akin to a bathtub filling up because it can’t empty it fast enough. 

Explaining the ‘Bathtub’ Effect

Explaining the ‘Bathtub’ Effect

In the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley, five main tributaries pour water into the main river when heavy rains come. The Warragamba River is the most...

Explaining the ‘Bathtub’ Effect

Explaining the ‘Bathtub’ Effect

In the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley, five main tributaries pour water into the main river when heavy rains come. The Warragamba River is the most significant source. Understanding the geography of the...

Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

A team of Australian riders, including two from the Hawkesbury, is preparing to represent Australia at the Kronenberg Nations Cup in the Netherlands. The Nations Cup, the oldest and most prestigious team competition in equestrian sport, has been held since 1909. Teams from around the world compete for one of the most coveted prizes in showjumping.

Amelia Douglas from Glossodia and Gabi Chugg from Tennyson will join their Australian teammates, Tom McDermott from Mulgoa, and Thaisa Erwin, who is based in the Netherlands. They will compete against top equestrian countries, including Great Britain, the USA, Belgium, Germany, and Sweden, with the competition kicking off on Friday.

Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

Hawkesbury Showjumpers to Compete for Top Prize in Europe

A team of Australian riders, including two from the Hawkesbury, is preparing to represent Australia at the Kronenberg Nations Cup in the Netherlands. The Nations Cup, the oldest and most prestigious team competition in equestrian sport, has been held since 1909. Teams from around the world compete...

Day at the races with New Haven Farm Home

Day at the races with New Haven Farm Home

  New Haven Farm Home is a local organisation located in Freemans Reach that provides accommodation services as well as support services for people with disabilities, aiming to assist them in...

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Free Community Event – Preparing your home for Bushfire & Ecotherapy

On Sunday 2 June, Kurrajong Heights Bowling Club is hosting an informative free community event, which promises to be a day of engaging activities, essential knowledge sharing, and the opportunity for community connection.

The event will comprise an Ecotherapy Session, followed by a talk about preparing your home for bushfire and understanding your bushfire attack level, or BAL. 

Free Community Event – Preparing your home for Bushfire & Ecotherapy

Free Community Event – Preparing your home for Bushfire & Ecotherapy

On Sunday 2 June, Kurrajong Heights Bowling Club is hosting an informative free community event, which promises to be a day of engaging activities, essential knowledge sharing, and the opportunity for community connection. The event will comprise an Ecotherapy Session, followed by a talk about...

Day at the races with New Haven Farm Home

Day at the races with New Haven Farm Home

  New Haven Farm Home is a local organisation located in Freemans Reach that provides accommodation services as well as support services for people with disabilities, aiming to assist them in...

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