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charity golf day

Golf day raises a lot of dough for Kids of Macarthur

The Waminda Bakery charity golf day raised a lot of “dough’ for the Kids of Macarthur Health Foundation. Held earlier this month at Macarthur Grange Golf Club, the day attracted a large number of local business people keen to support the good work of Kids of Macarthur. In addition to the four ball ambrose golf… Read more »

Needs a circuit breaker: Queen Street, Campbelltown.

Mayor says Queen Street needs a circuit breaker

Queen Street needs a circuit breaker, says the mayor of Campbelltown, Paul Lake. Cr Lake, who rejected suggestions the town had given up on trying to revitalize Queen Street, said people needed to remember council didn’t own the buildings on either side of our ‘high street’. “Sure, we own the road, and the carparks behind… Read more »

Liverpool Council

Concern over cost of Liverpool better city plan

THEY didn’t have the numbers to force the issue, but Liverpool Council’s Labor Party representatives last night landed some telling blows over plans to reopen the Macquarie Mall to traffic after business hours. Former mayor Wendy Waller raised concerns about the cost of the project, as well as the consultancy fees proposed for Professor Ed… Read more »

moreeric

Facebook: friend or foe

What I find incredible about Facebook is that 10 years ago it did not exist and now it is one of the things we talk about the most. I don’t know if they have figures for things like this, but surely FB’s growth from zero to a gigantic social media site is nothing short of… Read more »

summer time

Summer time means good times

Spring has sprung and summer’s just around the corner. You beauty! We love the seven-eight months of the year when the weather is pleasant enough to discard heavy clothing, so here’s our Top Five things in summer: Number 5: You have been cleaning the pool all winter and the reward has been…more cleaning of the… Read more »

Grade cricket

Cricket Ghosts aiming high this season

The Campbelltown Camden Ghosts have tonight launched their 2014-15 season with a pledge to make the semi finals. Both the club president Mick Shanahan and coach Neil D’Costa urged the players in all grades to give it their all this season, the 30th year the Ghosts have been in existence. “It is time we played… Read more »

council

Council acts on stadium naming rights, reservoir restoration

Campbelltown Council’s monthly meeting last Tuesday was not all finger pointing and navel gazing: some decisions were actually made by the time Mayor Paul Lake closed the meeting not long before midnight. Veteran councillor Meg Oates implored council to act quickly to get funding to restore two historical silt trap sandstone spillways which formed part… Read more »

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