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Go Slow on $50 million Sewer Repair Inquiry

The expensive and multi year saga of the Windsor “Rising Main C” sewer repair will be stretched out even further. No action has been taken by Hawkesbury City Council management on the appointment of outside experts to audit the disaster which has cost more than $30 million.

At the Nov. 2023 meeting of HCC, Council – in response to a Notice of Motion by Councillor Eddie Dogramaci – voted to appoint a suitably qualified probity investigator, auditor, lawyer or project manager to investigate and prepare a report on both the failure of Rising Main C and the procuring of the contract to repair, replace and reconstruct the Main.

Go Slow on $50 million Sewer Repair Inquiry

Go Slow on $50 million Sewer Repair Inquiry

The expensive and multi year saga of the Windsor “Rising Main C'' sewer repair will be stretched out even further. No action has been taken by Hawkesbury City Council management on the appointment of outside experts to audit the disaster which has cost more than $30 million. At the Nov. 2023...

Go Slow on $50 million Sewer Repair Inquiry

Go Slow on $50 million Sewer Repair Inquiry

The expensive and multi year saga of the Windsor “Rising Main C'' sewer repair will be stretched out even further. No action has been taken by Hawkesbury City Council management on the appointment...

Asbestos discovered at PCYC, South Windsor

Asbestos discovered at PCYC, South Windsor

Asbestos has been discovered at the PCYC Hawkesbury Youth Centre at South Windsor, as the list of locations that have received mulch potentially contaminated with friable asbestos grows. The...

Residents Win Fight to Save 200 Year Old Tree

A community campaign to save a cherished tree from being felled has won the day with Sydney Water confirming the local landmark will be preserved.

The native tree near North Richmond Community Centre at 33 William Street had been earmarked for removal as part of the sewer systems upgrade between North Richmond and Richmond.

But an outcry from the local community prompted Sydney Water to initiated an urgent review. A spokesperson for Sydney Water told the Hawkesbury Post they had listened to community concerns and the tree would remain. “Sydney Water will not remove the tree, and an alternative solution is currently being investigated.”

Koala Habitat to be Razed for New Kurrajong Development

Environmentalist have raised serious concerns about massive clearing of koala habitat in Kurrajong, citing habitat destruction as the biggest threat to the endangered marsupials.

The latest plans, by a developer new to the Hawkesbury, propose to raze more than 95 percent of trees in a koala habitat area as part of plans to build a 29 home residential development on bush acreage.

Residents Win Fight to Save 200 Year Old Tree

Residents Win Fight to Save 200 Year Old Tree

A community campaign to save a cherished tree from being felled has won the day with Sydney Water confirming the local landmark will be preserved. The native tree near North Richmond Community...

Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

questrian sponsor Bowral Kubota has swung in to support Olympic eventer Shane Rose after he was stood down from competition due to wearing a Borat-inspired mankini during a charity showjumping event.

Rose, a three-time and medal wining Olympian, now faces disciplinary investigations as the revealing costume led to a complaint to the sport’s governing bodies, Equestrian Australia and Sports Integrity Australia (SIA). If the complaint against Shane is upheld, it could jeopardise his campaign and selection for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

Sponsor Kubota Swings In To Support Besieged Olympian

Equestrian sponsor Bowral Kubota has swung in to support Olympic eventer Shane Rose after he was stood down from competition due to wearing a Borat-inspired mankini during a charity showjumping event. Rose, a three-time and medal wining Olympian, now faces disciplinary investigations as the...

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Windsor Optometry Marks 100 Years in Century-Old Home

Windsor Optometry recently celebrated a significant milestone – 100 years in its new, century-old location at 283 George Street. The event brought together friends, family, loyal customers, and suppliers to honour the meeting of two remarkable histories.

The practice, now based at 283 George Street, has a long history dating back to around 1920. It all began when a local pharmacist named Alfred Uren decided to set up a place where city-based optometrists could come to conduct eye tests while he dispensed glasses.

Windsor Optometry Marks 100 Years in Century-Old Home

Windsor Optometry Marks 100 Years in Century-Old Home

Windsor Optometry recently celebrated a significant milestone – 100 years in its new, century-old location at 283 George Street. The event brought together friends, family, loyal customers, and suppliers to honour the meeting of two remarkable histories. The practice, now based at 283 George...

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