Police handed $200m-plus ‘Ice’ bust on a platter by accused negligent driver

July 25, 2019 Anthony 0

A massive haul of methamphetamine – or ‘ice’ – with a street value of more than $200m has this week been intercepted by Ryde Police, an achievement made all the more impressive by the minimal police resources involved.

The man arrested in connection with the massive haul played a key part in his own arrest, attracting the wrong sort of attention by crashing into two police vehicles with his van, found packed with 273kg of ‘ice’ when police located him an hour later.

JB’s World: All roads lead to Eastwood

October 18, 2018 Anthony 0

ALL ROADS lead to Eastwood this Saturday for the 33rd annualGranny Smith Festival which this year celebrates the 150th anniversary of thecreation of the famous green apple named after Maria Ann “Granny” Smith andgrown on her Eastwood farm by a fluke of nature. Promises to be a great day.Hope to see you there.

2018 TWT Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest

September 15, 2018 Anthony 0

Entries are now open for the 2018 TWT Miss Eastwood Granny Smith Festival Queen Quest, to headline this year’s annual Festival in Eastwood on Saturday October 20 before settling in for a year-long royal tenure.

WIN with TWT: Ryde Eastwood Music Concert

September 5, 2018 Anthony 0

Five TWT readers can win double passes to Ryde Eastwood District Music Club’s next concert on Wednesday September 12 in the School of Arts Hall, 201 Cox’s Road, North Ryde at 8pm. The Beecroft Orchestra will perform a French theme which includes Cesar Franck’s Symphony in D Minor and Pierne’s Concerto for Harp featuring Emily Grainger. Accomplished Emily has performed as principal harp with Chicago, Sydney, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera Australia Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Chicago Philharmonic and Civic Orchestra of Chicago.