Hills Winter Sleepout 2018

Darryn Capes-DavisCommunity

Did you know that the total number of homeless Australians as tracked by the 2016 census is over 116,000? This was an increase of 145 on the figures in 2011. This is while our economy has sustained substantial growth. These are the some of the disturbing statistics on homelessness as reported RMIT University’s Professor Guy Johnson1. About 7% of those … Read More

North Rocks Park Masterplan

Darryn Capes-DavisParramatta LGA

As reported in the Hills Shire Times, To-do list is costly, the North Rocks Park Precinct masterplan is an ambitious plan for both North Rocks Park and John Wearn reserve. The draft plan has been released by City of Parramatta Council for public comment. The first phase of the masterplan is to be funded by $2.5M Stronger Community Grant from … Read More

New Playgrounds coming to Carlingford

Darryn Capes-DavisParramatta LGA

Pinetree Dr Playground

Supported by the NSW Stronger Communities Grant, Carlingford is set to see 2 new playgrounds very soon. The playgrounds will be in Pinetree Dr and Lesley Ave. Pinetree Dr playground Lesley Ave playground David Elliott MP, Belinda Turco, Cr Andrew Jefferies

Light Rail in Action

Darryn Capes-DavisParramatta LGA

Parramatta Light Rail has posted 360 views of the Light Rail project at Church Street, Macquarie Street and the CBD. Watch each of these great views below. Click and drag to move the view around. Missed something? Just play again and take another view. Great way to showcase this great project. Parramatta Light Rail will connect Carlingford to Westmead via … Read More

Parramatta Light Rail

Darryn Capes-DavisParramatta LGA

Parramatta Light Rail is a NSW Government project linking Westmead, Parramatta CBD and Carlingford via Light Rail. You can see the current preferred route HERE.1 An option study for extension to Epping is also being considered.2 This is an exciting project which will open up the Carlingford ridge to better transport options into Parramatta and onto Westmead. The Carlingford heavy … Read More