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Bryan Doyle

How sweet it is, says our MP Bryan Doyle

WITH what looked like half of Campbelltown around him and after scoffing a Darrell Lea chocolate dipped marshmallow for the South West Voice camera, Bryan Doyle declared: “I love what I do.’’ Just moments after cutting the ribbon to formally open the new Darrell Lea factory in Brooks Road, Ingleburn on Saturday, the State Member… Read more »

sew

Even after 31 years, Ann loves to sew

“I love to sew.’’ It’s a simple as that for Ann Bailey when you ask her why she is still hard at it, making her beautiful dolls and setting up a stall every month at the popular Cobbitty markets after 31 years. Yes, that’s right, 31 years after starting out with just the bear dolls,… Read more »

Deputy mayor Peter Ristevski

Let’s make Liverpool great

AFTER  just two years as a councillor, Peter Ristevksi is excited about the future for Liverpool and the south west region. Councillor Ristevski, 41, a Chipping Norton resident, was elected for the north ward at the 2012 local government elections when he stood as a Liberal Party candidate. He was one of a number of… Read more »

Community spirit: Members of Liverpool Action Group during Clean UP Australia days in 2013 and this year.

Mayor backs community group library space freebie

The mayor of Liverpool, Ned Mannoun, has defended Liverpool Action Group’s free use of space in the library for their monthly meetings. Councillor Mannoun said LAG “does a wonderful job’’ for the community, cleaning up large public spaces every year during Clean Up Australia days and on other occasions “We should be thanking them for… Read more »

soldiers

Are you related to these World War I Diggers?

They were young men who went to war in a faraway land on the other side of the planet almost 100 years ago. Some were not even 18 and many did not come back home. And for quite a few of them home was Liverpool or Campbelltown. Officially they are M.I.A.s – Missing in Action,… Read more »

vision

Vision wins, boarding house loses

An application to build a boarding house in Miller sparked a lively debate on Liverpool Council last night over what should be the city’s vision on housing. The boarding house application was refused when put to the vote, but not before some councillors argued that such accommodation, cheap and short term, was the opposite of… Read more »

marina

$45 million Moorebank marina gets green light

Work can finally start on the proposed marina on the Georges River at Newbridge Road following the approval of plans last Friday. The green light from the Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP) ended more than two years of efforts to gain approval for the $45 million project, which is expected to provide that part of… Read more »

What about our local stadium: Greg Warren and Guy Zangari (front) with local sport fans.

It’s 1-1 in political war of words

The Campbelltown Stadium has become the centre of a war of words between the Labor Party candidate for the seat of Campbelltown and the man whose job he’s after, the Liberal Party’s Bryan Doyle. Greg Warren, a Camden councillor who has won preselection for Campbelltown, enlisted the party’s shadow sport spokesman Guy Zangari this week… Read more »

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