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It will be raining free hot dogs when Bavarian restaurant opens at Mac Square

It will be raining free hot dogs when Bavarian restaurant opens at Mac Square

It will be raining free hot dogs when the Bavarian restaurant opens its doors for the first time at Macarthur Square on Saturday, June 29. As part of the opening celebrations, Bavarian Macarthur will give away 500 free hotdogs from 11am. But the Bavarian will bring much more to Macarthur than just its legendary pork knuckle, crackling pork belly and other German culinary classics. There is also the creation of 45 full-time and casual positions when the restaurant opens. Around 50 professionals and tradespeople worked on the project, located at the Menangle Road entrance to the shopping centre, directly below… Read more »

It’s a winner: program that reduces red tape for startups

It’s a winner: program that reduces red tape for startups

Camden Council has won State Government recognition for helping locals start their own businesses. Since August 2018 council has been offering the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business Program, which is designed to make the process of starting a new business easier by reducing the time required to go through government requirements and regulations. In less than nine months since its launch in Camden the program has helped more than 16 people start their own business in the area. Council was presented with a trophy at the inaugural Small Business Friendly Councils Conference in recognition of its success in running… Read more »

Online first port of call for consumers, but store staff still play vital role

Online first port of call for consumers, but store staff still play vital role

Warren Morrison inside his Sleeping Giant-James Lane franchise store in Blaxlaland Road. As the operator of the only Sleeping Giant franchise, Warren Morrison decided to sit back and wait when the company added the lounge and dining line by James Lane to the bedding products it offered the public. Having been satisfied that it would be something Macarthur residents would embrace, his Blaxland Road store introduced the new line as part of 21st anniversary celebrations as well as major refurbishment late last year. “I didn’t want to do it too early,’’ says Mr Morrison. “It was important to see whether… Read more »

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It’s a winner: program that reduces red tape for startups

Camden Council has won State Government recognition for helping locals start their own businesses. Since August 2018 council has been offering the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business Program, which is designed to make the process of starting a new business easier by reducing the time required to go throughRead more »

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Chevron Technologies product of Matthew’s passion

Matthew Gabriel, the young man behind Chevron Technologies, was in Year 9 at John Therry Catholic High School when he thought IT would be the career for him. He remembers that learning about systems, programming and modern technology sparked a strong interest in him at the time. “I decided toRead 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 »

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