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Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Local businesses and organisations will feature on the first ever Camden edition of Monopoly – and it’s all for a good cause. Camden Council, in partnership with Winning Moves Australia, is designing and producing 2,000 copies of the popular game. Council is now calling on local businesses to get behind the project. All funds received from the sale of the game will be donated to Lifeline Macarthur and the Camden Wollondilly Domestic Violence Committee. Expressions of interest will close on Friday, May 31. The game will also feature popular and landmarks from around the Camden area. A poll will be… Read more »

Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

The word “inspiration’’ doesn’t do justice to the story of Trung Bui. His parents came to Australia from Vietnam in the 1980s. One of six kids, Trung grew up in the Housing Commission neighbourhood of Ashcroft, west of Liverpool. Now 31, this quietly spoken young man is successfully pioneering a new way in hospitality franchising with his Espresso Warriors. Last night he told the Ingleburn chamber of commerce that he was two years into a teaching degree when he realized that he was at university out of respect for his parents. “My parents wanted us all to get an education,… Read more »

Rob Mills: this butcher is a bit of a character

Rob Mills: this butcher is a bit of a character

Mt Annan butcher Rob Mills is a bit of a character. “I think I am well known for my crumbed chicken,’’ he says. “Not as many spices as KFC, but just as nice!’’ All I did was ask him what his speciality is; what his customers keep coming back for more at his popular butcher shop, Mt Annan Quality Meats. Mills did a butcher’s apprenticeship at Raby and then Camden when he was just 16 years old, and I ask him why. “I was young and dumb,’’ he fires back and then adds: “Everyone was saying, no, no, no, don’t… Read more »

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Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Local businesses and organisations will feature on the first ever Camden edition of Monopoly – and it’s all for a good cause. Camden Council, in partnership with Winning Moves Australia, is designing and producing 2,000 copies of the popular game. Council is now calling on local businesses to get behindRead more »

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Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

The word “inspiration’’ doesn’t do justice to the story of Trung Bui. His parents came to Australia from Vietnam in the 1980s. One of six kids, Trung grew up in the Housing Commission neighbourhood of Ashcroft, west of Liverpool. Now 31, this quietly spoken young man is successfully pioneering aRead more »

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Espresso Warriors founder to spill beans on success

Its corporate motto is Eat. Drink. Be Social. And in just five years, Espresso Warriors have become a runaway café franchise business success story. It was born in 2014 as a joint idea between mates who wanted to provide their community with a café where people could eat, drink andRead more »

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Tradies: push on for more women

Macarthur group training organisation, My Gateway, has announced a push to increase the number of women in non-traditional trades over the next 12 months. My Gateway currently employ women across a variety of trades, including bricklaying, civil construction, electrical, engineering, heavy vehicle and horticulture. But in the lead-up to InternationalRead more »

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Tools to help you grow your small business

Expressions of interest are closing soon for council’s new Economic Gardening Program which will give Campbelltown’s business owners some of the tools and guidance they need to scale their business upwards and to grow their venture beyond our region. The five-part facilitated workshop program is structured with a coaching componentRead more »

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Golf course refresher for ladies who mean business

Lakeside Golf Club Camden is still accepting bookings for its popular Business Ladies golf course starting on Tuesday, January 29. The course is a perfect introduction to golf for beginners who want to learn the basics or a great refresher for ladies wanting to return to the game after someRead more »

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Council ramps up support programs for small business in 2019

Small business owners based in Campbelltown can plant the seeds for success by joining a new Economic Gardening Program to be offered for the first time in 2019. Campbelltown City Council will offer the program, which will include specialised coaching and a series of five workshops that will help identifyRead more »

Campbelltown Council is ramping up its small business program for 2019 to help grow the local economy.

Council ramps up small business program for 2019

Just as a big year helping local firms comes to an end, Campbelltown Council is already planning new programs for 2019. As part of its 2018 small business program council delivered no fewer than 44 business workshops and events. Council now plans to ramp up is support of local businessRead more »

Mayor George Brticevic and Warren Morrison at last night's Sleeping Giant 21st birthday party.

Success comes off the back of family and good staff

For the past two decades a lot of people in Campbelltown and Macarthur have been sleeping on beds they bought from Warren and Sue Morrison’s Sleeping Giant store. In the next few years they will also be eating on tables and relaxing on lounges from this successful local business thatRead more »

Roula makes one of the best Greek salads this side of the Mediterranean.

A taste of Greece has landed in Mt Annan

A taste of Greek summer has found a home in Mt Annan. For the past month or so the lovely aromas of Roula Zafiropoulos’ home cooked Greek food has been enticing local residents to a new fast food outlet in the southern part of Mt Annan shopping centre (where ColesRead more »

Geolyse’s Greg Cooper, Matthew Thorne and Martin Haege, and Premise’s Patrick Brady, Anton van Velden, and Colin Duff.

Oran Park company joins forces with Queensland firm

Boutique Oran Park engineering company Geolyse has merged with Queensland-based Premise to create a single group that will deliver increased expertise with the same personalized service. Geolyse director Greg Cooper said it was an exciting announcement during this period of growth for both companies. “Our companies have been working towardsRead more »

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