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Leacock Regional Park

Fears regional park may be sold to developers

There are fears the State Government may sell a major South West Sydney regional park for housing and local residents are concerned enough to start a campaign demanding answers. State Member for Macquarie Fields, Anoulack Chanthivong has joined them in demanding the Berejiklian Liberal Government come clean on why Leacock Regional Park in Casula has… Read more »

Camden Valley Way

Intersection upgrade has one eye on growing traffic volumes

A safer intersection between Camden Valley Way and Macarthur Road in Camden is on the way, with the first sod turned on the project today. The safety upgrade to traffic lights is scheduled for completion late next year. Funding for the project was awarded to Camden Council under Round 2 the federal Local Roads Package…. Read more »

Paul Tosi

Tributes for Paul Tosi as council mourns loss of great Campbelltown advocate

Campbelltown City Council’s staff and councillors are mourning the loss of former general manager and long-time employee Paul Tosi, who passed away last night. Council’s flags outside its Queen Street administration offices will fly at half-mast today, and will do so again when his life is commemorated at his memorial service next week. “It is… Read more »

Wests Leumeah

From humble leagues club at Leumeah to Wests Group Macarthur

It started out as a humble leagues club at Leumeah 47 years ago. But that small club has grown and grown and is one of the best food and leisure facilities in south west Sydney. In recent years Wests has also expanded to other parts of our growing region. Its portfolio these days includes Lakeside… Read more »

Oran Park Town and Great Beginnings Oran Park

Local sick kids to benefit from an unusual campaign

Oran Park Town and Great Beginnings Oran Park recently joined forces to provide a unique opportunity for parents looking to build their own home – and to raise Christmas funds for a local charity. Parents were able to leave their children with the qualified Great Beginnings staff while they browsed the new homes on offer… Read more »

A show called Anya

Anya is the time for Indigenous musicians to come together

Campbelltown Arts Centre will be hosting musicians Eleanor Dixon and Edi Donald from next Monday as part of the Indigenous artist residency program. The two artists will round up their residency on Saturday, December 9 with a joint performance that will include new works from the pair’s time at the centre. The show will be called Anya, which means Now in… Read more »

MP Greg Warren

Container deposit scheme: urgent call for local collection points

Fearful Campbelltown residents may miss out, MP Greg Warren has issued an urgent call for local businesses to sign up as a collection point for the NSW Government’s container deposit scheme. The scheme is set to start in less than two weeks on December 1. Mr Warren says he became concerned after he contacted the… Read more »

panels will take over some planning powers of councils from March next year.

Planning powers to shift from councillors to independent panels

From March next year, our local councils will hand over some of their planning powers to independent panels made up of experts and community representatives. To be known as Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels (IHAP), they will determine various applications for development, including applications of high value, corruption risk, sensitivity or strategic importance. Development applications… Read more »

Greg Warren with Campbelltown high school student leaders-elect

Student leaders-elect get taste of life at the top

Just about every Campbelltown high school was represented yesterday when more than 40 student leaders-elect and teachers went on a tour of the NSW Parliament. The tour included visits to both chambers of the Parliament – Australia’s oldest – the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council. Representatives from Airds High School, Ambarvale High School, Broughton Anglican… Read more »

Tartan is Groovy was named best float of this year's Festival of Fisher's Ghost twilight parade.

Tartan homage to 1970s festival parades is a winner

The 2017 Festival of Fisher’s Ghost has wrapped up for another year after 10 days jam packed with colour, activity and entertainment. Good crowds of locals and visitors lined Queen Street, Campbelltown to see floats inspired by this year’s theme, Bringing back old school in the first ever twilight street parade in the 62 year… Read more »

Campbelltown City Christmas Carols

Great singers, Santa, fireworks: our Christmas carols show has it all

Christmas is just around the corner and locals are invited to join in celebrating the start of the festive season at the annual Campbelltown City Christmas Carols event at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday, December 2. Make a night of it with family and friends and sing along with a line-up of talented local vocalists…. Read more »

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