Month: February 2022

Relationships being harmed: Hearing loss taking a toll

HEARING loss is taking a toll on relationships in the community according to a leading Parramatta audiology specialist. Naa Armah is the Audiology Professional at Specsavers in Parramatta and she said hearing problems took a toll on couples and families. “particularly if left untreated”. Her concern follows new research released ahead of Hearing Awareness Week …

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Tribute to our heritage: Parramatta Square’s unique collection

A SPECIALLY commissioned art collection has been created for Walker Corporation’s 6 & 8 Parramatta Square lobbies, reflecting on the Indigenous and European history of Parramatta as part of the city’s evolution as a modern and diverse urban centre. The collection starts with an intricate heritage display embedded into the architecture of the 6 Parramatta …

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Project by Holdmark Group: New 5-star hotel for Parramatta

Parramatta will boast a luxury five-star intercontinental hotel by 2025 if a plan by Holdmark Property Group is approved. The Sydney-based developer has filed plans with Parramatta Council for a dual tower development, one of which will accommodate the luxury hotel. Touted as Parramatta’s first five star luxury hotel, it will comprise 212 rooms across …

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For eligible families: $250 parents NSW vouchers go live today

ABOUT one million families can now enjoy $250 worth of vouchers, thanks to the NSW Government’s Parents NSW program going live today, February 7. Eligible families will receive five $50 vouchers which can be redeemed at Discover NSW and Stay NSW registered businesses. Premier Dominic Perrottet said this program was a big win for households …

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It’s mission control: Intelligent driving switched on

INTELLIGENT technology has helped slash the number of accidents, shorten travel times and improve efficiency along the M4 from Penrith to Parramatta a year after being permanently switched on. Minister for Metropolitan Roads Natalie Ward said the NSW Government’s $600M investment in the state’s first fully operated smart motorway has delivered impressive safety results along with …

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Local property market reveals surprises: Parramatta a top rental region

SEVERAL suburbs in the Parramatta region have been rated in the top rental opportunities for families as in Greater Sydney. The just released RentRabbit.com.au Tenant Opportunity Report reveals the top 20 tenant-friendly suburbs within commuting distance of Sydney’s CBD. Rosehill placed eight at $460, Westmead ninth at $460 and Wentworthville 10th at $460. Parramatta was …

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Culture celebrates: Colours of Lunar New Year light up Parramatta

THE City of Parramatta will be ringing in the Year of the Tiger with a colourful display of lanterns and street banners, authentic food offerings from local restaurants, and a special Lunar New Year booklet. “Lunar New Year is one of our City’s most popular cultural celebrations, and this year Parramatta’s CBD will be filled …

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