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Change is what this region is about

Wind the clock back just 20 years and you realise how much the south west region has changed. Pictured here is a section of the massive expansion of Narellan Town Centre which is under construction on the north west side of Narellan Road. A bridge will connect the new sectionRead more »

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Those were the glory days, my friends

If you walked into the Court Tavern in Campbelltown 15 years ago, you would need to spend half an hour saying hello to everyone else who beat you to it. It was that popular and everyone knew everyone. It was a little quiet on Mondays, a little less so onRead more »

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Our hills safe now, but for how long?

For all the talk of massive new developments, the Macarthur region’s biggest town remains just that: a big, country town. Looking down on it from the gates of St Gregory’s college, there’s more empty rolling hills – that’s Scenic Hills to you developers – than brick and mortar or steelRead more »

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Tony and Tina – locals with big dreams

Twenty five years ago a young couple called Tony and Tina opened a hair salon in Queen Street, Campbelltown. Their ultimate dream was to have a beautiful salon that would not look out of place in Double Bay. This week, looking for somewhere to get my hair cut, I wasRead more »

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A councillor and a journalist walk into a bar…

Sprung: Ok, fess up, what’s going on here between this councillor and the TV journalist? We snapped veteran Campbelltown councillor Fred Borg with one of the town’s famous exports, Kentlyn’s Julieanne Horsman at the Centrale Café &Bar in the Skygardens Arcade, which is adjacent to Queen Street. Ms Horsman isRead more »

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