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Zonta Club Macarthur

Zonta club awards celebrate our talented young women

The Zonta Club of Macarthur 2017 awards night was a celebration of outstanding young women and their achievements. None more so than Amity College student Mirac Mermi, who won two honours, including the big one, the Young Women in Public Affairs award. Ms Mermi, who was also named the winner of the District award for… Read more »

Fisher's Ghost fun run

Entries open for 2017 Fisher’s Ghost fun run

Grab your running shoes and start training because entries are now open for the 2017 Marsdens Law Group Fisher’s Ghost Fun Run. To be held on Sunday 12 November, the run is one of the highlights of the annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. The Fun Run sees participants compete over a 5km or 10km course… Read more »

MP Greg Warren with Heather Kilgour

New lease of life for 70 year old preschool’s play area

The outdoor play equipment area at Campbelltown community preschool has been given a new lease on life. The upgrade included having the outdoor playing surface removed and replaced with soft-fall rubber surfaces, which will ensure safety and comfort for children. The upgrade comes as the preschool recently celebrated its 70th anniversary in Campbelltown, and will… Read more »


Willowdale rolls out $300,000 in 2017 community grants

Stockland Willowdale has launched its community grants program for 2017, inviting local community, arts and sporting groups and organisations to apply for funding. Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding for an individual grant of up to $1,000 from Willowdale. Stockland will lend a hand to more than 280 organisations across Australia this… Read more »

Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, with representatives of the Filipino and Friends Parish Community Association, Macfields Master Chef, Te kopu o te reo and the Macquarie Fields Homework Club.

Helping hand for little community groups with big ideas

Four local organisations have each been presented with $500 in funding through Campbelltown City Council’s community capacity building program, which aims to support small community groups to develop programs and activities which benefit the wider community. Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, recently presented representatives of the Filipino and Friends Parish Community Association, Macfields Master… Read more »

Greg Warren, left, with Mayor George Brticevic

Show time: town hall up for major upgrade

The Town Hall Theatre in Queen Street is one of Campbelltown’s great assets. Now the heritage building will receive a massive lighting and electrical upgrade to bring it up to the 21st century. This will be music to the ears of the Campbelltown Theatre Group, the heritage listed Town Hall building’s major tenant. The work… Read more »

The annual Fisher's Ghost fun run.

It’s Fisher’s Ghost fun run challenge time again

Entries are now open for the 2016 Fisher’s Ghost Fun Run. This popular event is one of the highlights of Campbelltown’s biggest community event, the Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Campbelltown City Council hosts the inclusive fun run event, which caters for all ages and abilities and brings the community together on the last day of… Read more »

The latest Youth Solutions Youth Advisory Group

Youth Solutions: New faces get stuck in

If the passion and enthusiasm of Youth Solutions’ latest intake for its Youth Advisory Group is anything to go by, the future of our community is in safe hands. Last month, Youth Solutions welcomed the first cohort for its 2016 – 2017 Youth Advisory Group (YAG), with the members already taking to planning community activities… Read more »

Local journalists receive community service awards.

Community service awards for long serving local journalists

Two long serving local journalists last night received recognition from Campbelltown City Council. Mayor Paul Hawker presented Mandy Perrin and Eric Kontos with community service awards at last night’s council meeting – the last before elections on September 10. Ms Perrin, of Raby, has been the editor of the Macarthur Chronicle for the past 23… Read more »

2016 Youth Solutions charity night event.

Mystery and marvel night raises $26,000 for Youth Solutions

This year’s Youth Solutions annual charity fundraiser was an entertaining evening of mystery and marvel. It also raised $26,000, which was hailed as a “fantastic result’’ by Youth Solutions chief executive officer Geraldine Dean. “On behalf of the Youth Solutions Board, Fundraising Committee and team, I would like to thank all of the wonderful businesses… Read more »

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