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Fire destroys Windsor's historic Jolly Frog Hotel

Firefighters worked to control the blaze after it broke out at the Jolly Frog Hotel in Windsor about 10pm on Monday.

Windsor Bridge replacement gets green light despite 'questionable' legality

The Windsor Bridge

Anna Patty A controversial plan to replace historic Windsor Bridge has been recommended for government approval despite internal documents revealing the proposal is problematic and open to legal challenge.

Windsor Road bridge plans for low impact

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Jacob Saulwick A 270-metre cable bridge over Windsor Road near Rouse Hill will be built as part of the $8.3 billion north-west rail link.

Man accused of bribe attempt backed Torbay to push out Windsor

Richard Torbay.

Sean Nicholls, Kate McClymont Richard Torbay's failed campaign to topple the federal independent MP Tony Windsor was being backed by a wealthy Tamworth businessman once accused of trying to bribe Mr Windsor to leave politics.

Push for inquiry over 'brutish' Windsor Bridge plan

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Anna Patty Plans to demolish historic Windsor Bridge have prompted calls for a parliamentary inquiry to look into why heritage and community concerns have been ignored.

Opposition queries benefits of Windsor Bridge plan

Anna Patty Plans to demolish the historic Windsor Bridge would open up access for local sand and gravel industry, the NSW Opposition said.

Parents tell Opal: you're kidding us

Jacob Saulwick Opal cards for children might be a convenient way of paying the fares for a family day out, but they can also be more expensive.

Sam Ibrahim, sister and Rose Tattoo drummer Paul DeMarco arrested over alleged firearms ring

Sam Ibrahim

Emma Partridge It is an Underbelly plot script writers would struggle to dream up.

Body of missing swimmer found in Hawkesbury River

The body of a swimmer reported missing has been found in the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney.

Scott Mackenzie died after swimming in Hawkesbury River

Mackenzie

Megan Levy A friend of a man who drowned in the Hawkesbury River at Windsor says the 25-year-old was attempting to swim to the other river bank when he simply "went under".

Junior league player on affray charge

Brawl.

Adrian Proszenko The teenager at the centre of a vicious rugby league brawl at North Richmond this year has been charged with affray and assault.

'No rhyme or reason' for ski fall

Lucy Carroll, Esther Han The driver and observer on the boat towing champion water skier Sarah Teelow are in shock following an accident that has left the 20-year-old fighting for her life.

Water-skier Sarah Teelow on life support

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Lucy Carroll, Esther Han A champion water-skier who fell during a race on the Hawkesbury River on Sunday remains on life support in hospital, in a critical condition.

Water skier Sarah Teelow dies after race accident

Teelow

Lucy Carroll, Esther Han Sarah Teelow has died in hospital following a water-skiing accident in the Bridge to Bridge race on the Hawkesbury River on Sunday.

Toddler drowns in country NSW pool

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An 18-month-old girl was pulled unconscious from a backyard pool in the south-western town of Griffith. The news follows the recent near-drowning of a 2-year-old boy in Sydney's north-west.

Court cuts put domestic violence victims at risk

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Kirsty Needham Domestic violence victims will be deterred from seeking orders against abusive partners as deep cuts to local courts are rolled out from January, advocates say.

Not a Miss Havisham house but still an evolving story

Children from St Patrick's Catholic School.

Julie Power You can see 200 years of history from Rouse Hill House and Farm, high above busy Windsor Road in Sydney's growing north-west.

Korea veteran robbed of $13,000, court told

Stephanie Gardiner Mr Rice, who suffers from an asbestos-related illness and relies on a walking frame and a mobility scooter to get around, gave some neighbours his PIN so they could use his bank card to buy him...

Korea veteran 'victim of card theft'

Leonard Rice.

Stephanie Gardiner Leonard Rice says he has good neighbours.

Bushfires threaten Sydney's western suburbs: NSW Rural Fire Service issues emergency warnings

RFS brigade abandons a truck during a burn over on Londonerry rd

Lisa Davies, Nick Ralston, James Robertson City office workers might have complained about smoke in their eyes and nostrils on Tuesday afternoon but on Sydney's north-western fringe, firefighters were engaged in a running battle to save lives...