The current crisis is extremely challenging but I am very concerned about the impact on our local businesses. Our local shops provide our local services and employ many people, but may be forced to close without support. I was at Homebush Village at lunchtime and heard first-hand how badly affected many of the shops are […]
The photo above is of Historic St Ann’s Catholic Church Strathfield South in 1936. Historic St Ann’s Catholic Church is the original church built between 1859-1864 and located in St Anne’s Square, the centre of the Village of St Anne’s in Strathfield South. St Ann’s has a fascinating history and was the final church built […]
Veteran actor, cricketer and long-term Homebush resident, Ron Haddrick, died recently aged 90 years. He had a long career on stage, screen and radio. He made his stage debut in 1946 at the Tivoli Theatre in Adelaide and in 1953, auditioned and was invited to join the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon, now the Royal […]
The sad news of former Councillor Andrew Ho’s death has been received. He was only 44 years. He served as a Councillor on Strathfield Council from 1995 to 2004. Andrew stood on the Liberal Party ticket with Laurel O’Toole and Eve Dutton was elected to Strathfield Council in 1995. During his first term, he chaired […]
A photo from 1995 on The Boulevarde Strathfield facing the shops at the Strathfield Town Centre. The Ampol Petrol Station is long gone but many landmarks are still in place.