About Mike Coles
As publisher and chief content contributor to The Kuringai Examiner, I have an interest in all things on the North Shore, particularly news, sport and food. I'm always on the outlook for something unique and original to bring to my readers.

Expansion of Garigal National Park

June 18, 2017
In a move today, Garigal National Park near Belrose has expanded by 10 hectares. The 2,202-hectare (5,440-acre) park borders the Belrose Waste Management Centre and 10 hectares of government-owned ecologically significant land on its border will […]
Feature Article

Mural at Dural Lane – a sight to see

February 19, 2017
Have you seen the mural that is Dural Lane? In a bold move, Hornsby Council commissioned Hughes Sineux, a French artist to paint a mural in Dural Lane and he has done an amazing job. […]
Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail Delayed

Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail Delayed

December 29, 2016
The project to realign Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail has been delayed and the trail will not open until 2017. The trail is being realigned so it does not have to close when work starts next […]

New Rural Fire Station for Berowra

December 29, 2016
Hornsby Shire Council has announced that it is going to build a new Rural Fire Station in Berowra, with the plans approved at this week’s meeting. “This represents a further strengthening of the powerful relationship […]
Critically endangered Hibbertia spanantha Photo: Toelken & A.F.Rob.

Critically Endangered Plant

December 16, 2016
Hibbertia spanantha, a critically endangered plant has been found in Ku-ring-gai and now it has gained national recognition. Also known as Julian’s Hibbertia, it is a small yellow unassuming flower it has been listed on the […]

Hornsby Connect – A hand-up for all in need

November 2, 2016
On the 2nd of November 2016 Hornsby Connect opened its doors to lend “A hand-up for all in need”. Hornsby Connects’ President Steve Hopwood and his dedicated team have been working tirelessly to get this […]
Local News

The Uniform Exchange wins top environmental award

November 2, 2016
Sue Turner from The Uniform Exchange in Pymble has been crowned Sustainability Champion at this year’s Green Globe Awards. The Green Globe Awards are hosted by the NSW Government every year as a way of […]
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