The worries of germ warfare

October 11, 2016

Sonya Fladun – Mum in the suburbs It’s easy to get obsessive about germs, particularly if you have children in school or childcare, where they are exposed to all manner of ailments. Life can seem like a never-ending battle against those insidious, microscopic terrorists. With baby number one, I was totally germ phobic. I was... Read More >

Pitt Town leads the property market

October 4, 2016

Pitt Town has ranked in the top 10 when it comes to biggest change in median value across Sydney and its outer suburbs, according to an article published in the “Daily Mail Australia” in July. It states that statistics, compiled by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria and CoreLogic RP Data, have revealed the best... Read More >

Aboriginal art and breathtaking views

September 27, 2016

For a great experience that highlights the best of the Aboriginal art in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, step out on the Aboriginal Heritage walk. Combining Resolute and West Head walking tracks, you’ll encounter historic rock engravings and art of the Guringai people, the traditional owners of this land. You can chose to do an easy 1km... Read More >

Punt Road upgrade and car park progress

September 22, 2016

Plans have been approved and finalised for the upgrade to Punt Road and the new car park, according to Keith Johnson, Managing Director of Johnson Property Group. “Construction approval for the car park and the upgrade to Punt Road was received from Hawkesbury City Council on July 15, and construction to commence soon,” he says.... Read More >

New Blighton precinct gets underway

September 20, 2016

A new precinct is being added to the Vermont estate, bringing another highly prestigious element to the community, says Keith Johnson, Managing Director of Johnson Property Group. Keith says that work on the Blighton precinct should be complete by October, subject to weather, adding to the mostly established areas of Riverland, Fernville and Bona Vista.... Read More >

Adventure time at the gallery

September 13, 2016

Choose Your Own Adventure”, a new exhibition at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery in Windsor, brings together a diverse group of artists to investigate the medium and meaning of contemporary book arts, including the book as object, as media and as a site of resistance. The exhibition will run until October 30 and has four components. The... Read More >

Pitt Town Early Learning Centre takes out childcare award in the Hawkesbury

September 9, 2016

At Wednesday night’s Hawkesbury Business awards, Pitt Town Early Learning Centre located in the new Vermont estate, won the award for the Most Outstanding Childcare Centre in the Hawkesbury. This is quite an achievement for the centre as they enter only their 19th month of operation. Pitt Town Early Learning Centre’s success has been fast... Read More >

More building blocks in the pipeline at Vermont

September 6, 2016

More large, spacious blocks are in the pipeline for Vermont, with a development application having been lodged for the Central precinct, says Keith Johnson, Managing Director of Johnson Property Group. “Central will feature 29 large residential blocks for those who dream of semi-rural living and space to play,” he says. “The application also seeks approval... Read More >

Carla’s dream home takes the cake

August 30, 2016

Keen baker and veterinarian Carla Goldman loves her new-build home in Fernville, and so do her vast array of pets! “I just love animals,” she says. “At the moment I have two dogs; a golden retriever called Missy and a cattle dog called Hilda. I often do temp care at home for animals through work, and... Read More >

Slow cooking for winter warmth

August 2, 2016

Julie Sullivan – food guru Discover the joy of home cooking in the cooler months. In my garden Lemons, oranges and herbs are growing well. My vegetable garden is still recovering from an extended hot summer, so I am fertilising and resting beds until spring. Seasonal produce Citrus fruits and apples are the best! A... Read More >