Eastwood, New South Wales

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Eastwood is a suburb of Sydney, Australia.wikipedia
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City of Ryde

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Eastwood is located 17 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government areas of the City of Ryde and the City of Parramatta.

Granny Smith Festival

Every October, the oval and cordoned-off streets become the grounds for the annual Granny Smith Festival, a celebration of the icon with fairground rides, market stalls, street theatres, parades, an apple-baking competition and a fireworks spectacular at the Upper Eastwood Oval.
The Granny Smith Festival is an annual festival held in Eastwood, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.

Northern Suburbs

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Eastwood is in the Northern Suburbs region.
The Northern Suburbs have many landmarks, including Macquarie University, The Ryde Civic Plaza, Brush Farm House in Eastwood, Gladesville Bridge, Ryde Bridge, Ryde Hospital, Macquarie Centre & Ice Skating Rink and Curzon Hall in Marsfield.

Granny Smith

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Eastwood is famous for the Granny Smith apple, accidentally first grown in the suburb by Maria Ann Smith.
The Granny Smith Cultivar originated in Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia (now a suburb of Sydney) in 1868.

Brush Farm

* Marsden Road: Brush Farm
Brush Farm is a heritage-listed former farm, residence and vineyard and now tourist attraction, community facility, exhibition venue and meeting venue at Marsden Road, Eastwood of the City of Ryde local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

Marist College Eastwood

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This house is now part of Marist College Eastwood.
Marist College Eastwood is an independent Roman Catholic single-sex secondary day school for boys, located in Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Eastwood railway station

The Eastwood commercial district is located around Eastwood railway station.
Eastwood railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Eastwood.

Marsfield, New South Wales

To the north, Eastwood is bounded by the transport hub of Epping and to its east Marsfield which shares the same postcode of 2122.
Many of the streets in Marsfield and bordering suburbs, mainly Eastwood and Macquarie Park, are named after famous historical conflicts or battles, such as Abuklea Road, Agincourt Road, Alma Road, Balaclava Road, Bannockburn Road (West Pymble), Buffalo Road (Gladesville), Busaco Road, Corunna Road, Cressy Road (East Ryde), Crimea Road, Culloden Road, Fontenoy Road, Khartoum Road, Plassey Road, Talavera Road, Taranto Road, Torrington Road, Trafalgar Place, Vimiera Road, Waterloo Road.

Top Ryde City

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However, due to growth in nearby Macquarie Centre and Top Ryde City these stores have all closed, leaving Woolworths as the sole anchor tenant.
Top Ryde has bus connections to the Sydney CBD, Chatswood, Parramatta, Gladesville, Burwood, Macquarie Centre, Eastwood, as well as local surrounding suburbs.

Waltons (department store)

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The store became a McDowells store and then a Waltons 1972.

Mark Foy's

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Westfield Eastwood opened in 1964 and featured Mark Foy's.
In 1964 Mark Foy's opened a store in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood and in 1966 at Burwood in the Burwood Westfield Shopping Town.

Blue Gum High Forest

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Volunteers and professional bush regenerators have worked to preserve the Blue Gum High Forest and rainforest in these areas.
Remnants are found as far west as West Pennant Hills and Eastwood, though most of the few remaining areas are in suburbs such as Pymble, Turramurra and Wahroonga.

Dundas Valley, New South Wales

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Eastwood is located at the edge of the Hornsby Plateau with the suburbs of Dundas Valley and Denistone on its western and southern sides, respectively, as the land falls away down to the Cumberland Plain.

Gregory Blaxland

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Soon afterwards he also bought 450 acre at the Brush Farm (near Eastwood) from D'Arcy Wentworth for £1500, while also displaying some of his future characteristics by commencing litigation against the master of the William Pitt.

Denistone, New South Wales

Eastwood is located at the edge of the Hornsby Plateau with the suburbs of Dundas Valley and Denistone on its western and southern sides, respectively, as the land falls away down to the Cumberland Plain.

Epping, New South Wales

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To the north, Eastwood is bounded by the transport hub of Epping and to its east Marsfield which shares the same postcode of 2122.

Trochocarpa laurina

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The largest tree heath known in existence occurs at Brush Farm park.
The largest known example is 13 metres tall, occurring in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood.

Auburn, New South Wales

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These include the 545/550 route between Parramatta and Chatswood, the 544 route between Auburn and Macquarie University, and the 515/X15 service to the Sydney central business district.

Dundas, New South Wales

In 1886, the Main Northern railway line from Strathfield to Hornsby was opened, with a station here originally called Dundas.

All Mankind

* The band All Mankind, best known for the song "Break the Spell" are residents of Eastwood
All Mankind is an Australian rock/indie rock band from Eastwood in Sydney, Australia.

Geoffrey Robertson

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Robertson was born in Sydney, Australia, and grew up in the suburb of Eastwood, attending Epping Boys' High School.

Natalie Bennett

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Bennett was born on 10 February 1966 in Eastwood, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, the daughter of John and Joy Bennett.

Eastwood County Road

This bridge was to service the planned County of Cumberland Scheme, Eastwood County Road (linking Eastwood with Macquarie Park), a road project in the local area which has been controversial among locals.
The Eastwood County Road was a planned freeway route in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, intended to link the Kissing Point Road at Dundas to Epping Road at North Ryde, via Eastwood.

Carlingford, New South Wales

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Migrants from southern Europe countries such as Italy and Greece began settling here and at Carlingford from the 1960s.
Around 1800 about 100 Aboriginal people were noted as living around Cox's Brush Farm on the Carlingford-Eastwood border.

Aziz Shavershian

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He was raised in Eastwood, New South Wales, and attended Marist College Eastwood secondary school, where he achieved Dux of the college.