IN THIS EDITION: * A colourful convoy of more than 90 Variety Bash cars visited the North Public School yesterday, bringing with them donations of playground equipment including a tilted sky runner and cubby house. See all the pics in PAGE 2. * Over several months there has been much discussion about a mural painted on Dr Nachiappan’s surgery wall without a development application and a Heritage Impact Statement…. Local artist Mr Geoff DeMain said that with regard to the Nachiappan surgery mural there had been no peer review. “You also have to look at the aesthetics. It’s about the artwork, the beauty and significance of it.” FULL STORY PAGE 3. * Flu season has just started and so far the number of cases have been lower than expected. NSW Health’s Influenza Surveillance Weekly Report observes the number of confirmed influenza cases across the state each week. See PAGE 5 for the local stats.