Castle Hill

High noon at Castle Hill

Saffron Howden, Nick Ralston, Alicia Wood POLICE surrounded the ute and yelled at the driver to ''get out''.

Officers shoot and kill man outside Castle Hill police station

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Stephanie Gardiner and Glenda Kwek Police shot and killed a man outside Castle Hill police station this afternoon.

Castle Hill Liberals man the ramparts in preselection stoush over wealthy donor

Ashley Pittard

Sean Nicholls STATE POLITICAL EDITOR HE IS a 37-year-old hedge fund manager but Ashley Pittard has ambitions beyond the cutthroat world of high finance.

Open adoptions to go under Barnados microscope

Julie Power Removed by the courts from her drug-addicted mother as a baby, 18 year-old HSC student Tori Peden has become a fierce advocate of the benefits of open adoption.

Westfield effect: malls reshape city

Westfield

Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, shopping malls have a much bigger influence on how people spend their days in Sydney.

The shopping malls that shape Sydney

Keeping the wheels spinning ... the shopping mall, Bondi Junction.

Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, its shopping malls that shape daily life in Sydney.

Parramatta light rail moves step closer with $400m allocation

Nicole Hasham The Baird government has announced $400 million to be reserved for a light rail system in Parramatta, allowing construction to start when a feasibility study is complete.

NSW government must fund more light rail

Pressure on government to include Carlingford in light rail plan: Parramatta mayor John Chedid.

Nicole Hasham The cost of a light rail line through Parramatta would climb if it included the transport-starved suburb of Carlingford, putting pressure on the state government to fork out more funds for the...

Powerhouse Museum: the plan to woo Sydneysiders back

Heath Gilmore Local visitors have fallen out of love with the Powerhouse Museum but its new director Rose Hiscock plans to rekindle the passion.

Community meeting derailed as Greg Smith chastises constituents

Offended by rudeness: Greg Smith.

Jacob Saulwick Former cabinet minister Greg Smith told a fiery public meeting on in his electorate Monday night that he expects the state's remaining electricity assets to be sold off to pay for another rail line...

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Wheels came off but it's always business as usual at Sydney landmark Harry's Cafe de Wheels

Harry's Cafe de Wheels

Julie Power Harry Edwards could have sold sand to the Arabs, his family says, but instead he convinced the world that a visit to Sydney was incomplete without a pie and a pile of mushy peas.

Ministers axed in NSW shake-up

greg smith and george souris

Sean Nicholls Four senior NSW government ministers - including Attorney-General Greg Smith and Hospitality and Racing Minister George Souris - will be dumped from cabinet under a shake-up ordered by new Premier...

Slurpee slip not Target's fault, court finds

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Michaela Whitbourn A woman who slipped in a Slurpee outside a Castle Hill Target store has had her bid for $300,000 in damages rejected by a three-judge bench.

NorthConnex: Many still in dark about effects of Pennant Hills Road tunnel

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Leesha McKenny A motorway tunnel under Pennant Hills Road may mean Krystyna Jensen would no longer have to worry about the thousands of trucks that barrel past her Thornleigh renovation business each day.

April Fools' Day prank: parents sent SMS saying school closed

Megan Levy An early-morning text message sent to hundreds of parents saying Castle Hill High School had burnt down has been exposed as an April Fools' Day prank.

Ten charged after drugs and weapons seized during police raids across Sydney

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Anne Tarasov Police have seized more than a 50 kilograms of drugs, six firearms and more than $100,000 during a series of raids on the properties of alleged organised crime figures across Sydney.

At the third stroke: George the talking clock now on atomic time

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Julie Power At the third stroke it will be …

Defining western Sydney

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James Robertson Western Sydney's boundaries are on a slow march.

Brad Hazzard expected to reveal high-rise plans for North West Rail Link

Brad Hazzard

Leesha McKenny The state government is turning west to realise its ambition for high-rise development near transport hubs, amid speculation it will scale back its plans for Sydney's eastern suburbs.