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A firearm allegedly seized during a search of the Eschol Park House,

Eschol Park arrest: man, 32, faces string of drug, firearm charges

An associate of the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) has been arrested at Eschol Park on outstanding warrants and charged with drug and firearms offences. Detectives from the Gangs Squad’s Strike Force Raptor and Macquarie Fields Local Area Command commenced an investigation last month into the supply of methylamphetamine in the South West region of… Read more »

Anoulack Chanthivong and mental health advocate Sandra McDonald.

Tremendous success of mental health forum means we have more to do

The overwhelming response to a community health forum on young people and anxiety has highlighted the urgent need for more opportunities to come together to discuss mental health, according to local MP Anoulack Chanthivong, the State Member for Macquarie Fields. More than 150 people attended the Mental Health Matters forum at the Greg Percival Community… Read more »

The Bull Cave at Kentlyn.

Labor push for quick heritage listing of Bull Cave

The State Government should get on with heritage listing the Bull Cave at Kentlyn, says the Labor opposition. The Member for Campbelltown Greg Warren and Labor’s heritage spokesperson Penny Sharpe made the call yesterday after visiting the Bull Cave. They called on heritage minister Gabrielle Upton to “stop sitting on her hands and get on… Read more »

Riverfest is fun for young and old alike.

Riverfest a lot of fun and an inspiring community celebration

If you’re looking for a fun day out where you’ll have a chance to participate in unique experiences, discover new things, be inspired by a host of workshops and displays, and indulge in tasty delights, mark Campbelltown City Council’s annual Riverfest on the calendar. Coming up on Saturday, August 26, Riverfest is held at Koshigaya… Read more »

Dinosaurs are coming to the Australian Botanic Garden at Mount Annan.

Robots, dinosaurs and a shark on a bus coming to Mount Annan

The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan has expanded its National Science Week program this year to include two free, family fun days jam-packed with stalls, shows and science interactives. This will be the biggest National Science Week ever at the Garden with an epic line-up of children’s entertainment, science activities and hands-on fun guaranteed to… Read more »

Youth Solutions fundraising committee

Community digs deep to raise $40,000 for youth charity

The theme was fiery red and winter white at the Youth Solutions Fire and Frost annual charity event on Saturday, but the reception was far warmer from those who attended as they helped raise $40,000 for the youth charity. The event, held at The Cube, Campbelltown Catholic Club, is the major annual fundraiser for Youth… Read more »

local commuters could be left stranded

Cut to services: up to 8,000 commuters could be left stranded, MP warns

As many as 8,000 rail commuters in Macarthur could be left stranded when the Berejiklian Government’s plans to cut T2 Inner West and South line and T5 Cumberland line services between Macquarie Fields and Campbelltown come into effect later this year. Data obtained by Campbelltown MP Greg Warren under Freedom of Information shows that every… Read more »

Artists will work with local community groups to produce creative content for the urban screen in Liverpool's Macquarie Mall.

Creative arts hubs across Western Sydney to share $400,000

Create NSW has announced that eight sites across Western Sydney have been selected to share funding of over $400,000 in order to create hubs for a diverse mix of arts, screen and digital projects and organisations. Create NSW CEO Michael Brealey said that the Western Sydney Making Spaces Initiative enables professional artists and arts organisations… Read more »

stage two of The Acres has been named The Pastures

The Acres: Tahmoor estate offers rural lifestyle on big blocks

Urban Land Housing will launch stage two in The Acres this week, following unprecedented demand for stage one of the Tahmoor development. Every single stage one lot was sold within 24 hours and a similar result is expected for stage two. The Acres is a masterplanned development offering rural residential lots of more than 4,000… Read more »

The Magpies were downed by Asquith 32-24 in the Sydney Shield on the weekend.

Eagles to host Magpies in Sydney Shield local derby

The two local clubs in the prestigious Sydney Shield rugby league competition will face off this Sunday in a local derby. And both, East Campbelltown Eagles and Western Suburbs Magpies, will be desperate for two competition points following losses on the weekend. The Eagles lost 44-12 to Mounties to drop out of the top four…. Read more »


Man, 48, charged with filming women in public toilets

A 48 year old man has been charged after allegedly filming women at public toilets in the Camden and Campbelltown areas. Police say that about 1.45pm yesterday (Monday, July 24), a man entered the female toilets at the rear of a business on Elyard Street, Narellen. While inside the toilets he allegedly filmed a woman… Read more »

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