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.

Powerhouse Museum resists push to move it to Sydney's west

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Leesha McKenny The Powerhouse Museum would move to western Sydney under a radical proposal to boost the cultural offerings outside the city's CBD, but the museum is resisting.

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Convert Carlingford rail line to light rail, Parramatta MP Geoff Lee says

Around the corner? Light rail is planned for western Sydney.

Jacob Saulwick The Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee, is pushing for the state government to convert the Carlingford rail line to light rail, as part of a new connection between Parramatta and Epping and Macquarie...

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Live: Labour Day long weekend traffic blog

Traffic jam in Sydney

Brittany Ruppert Keep track of the traffic as the NSW school holidays and Labour Day long weekend come to a close.

Epping to Chatswood line to be shut for months for north-west rail link

Fast forward: an artist's impression of the new trains, expected to start rolling in 2019.

Jacob Saulwick The Epping to Chatswood rail line will be shut for months under the terms of a $3.7 billion contract signed this week for a private operator to run the adjoining north-west rail link to Rouse Hill.

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Gladys Berejiklian: North-west rail link trains to run every four minutes, 98 per cent on time

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Jacob Saulwick Trains on the north-west rail link will run every four minutes in peak hour when the line opens in early 2019, the NSW government said on Tuesday morning, following the signing of a $3.

Trundle down memory lane as historic cars go on display

Revved up: Volunteer Jim Orman prepares the 1913 Sheffield Simplex type 7B for a new display at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum.

Michael Koziol Jim Orman has landed the best gig a motoring enthusiast could ask for. He's tasked with pumping up the tyres, cleaning the windows and touching up the spokes on some of the rarest and most valuable...

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.

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.

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...

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...