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Author Archive | Eric Kontos


Ghosts hold finals fate in their own hands

The last two rounds of the premiership will determine if Campbelltown Camden Ghosts first grade side play finals cricket this season. After going through a poor form patch half way through the season, the young Ghosts of 2019-20 have recently shown there’s still plenty of fight in them. On the weekend they wrapped up a… Read more »


Everyone’s a winner now council is enforcing parking restrictions

An interesting fact popped up in Campbelltown Council’s quarterly business review statement earlier this month. The headline in the report said: on street parking – $150,000 increase in income. It went on to say: “Additional income has been generated as a result of changes to the parking surveillance program, which aims to improve service coverage… Read more »


Panjo folly could have been Re-imagined

For almost three years Campbelltown City Council has been talking the talk of an urban metamorphosis. Called Re-Imagine Campbelltown it has come with great cost to the ratepayers, with hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on consultants so they can tell us how our neck of the woods can be better to live in. In… Read more »


Threat of demolition hangs over Panjo

It was supposed to be Campbelltown’s pride and joy – a beautiful new iconic building at the gateway of our great city. But there’s an even chance demolition will be the ultimate fate of Panjo, which stands idle on the corner of Campbelltown Road and Rose Payten Drive. It’s been almost 10 years since the… Read more »


Everyone’s a winner at local charity golf days

For many people, the first time they collide with a game of golf is at a charity fundraiser. And you know what? It’s not a bad way to get acquainted with the ancient game some wits describe as “a good walk wasted’’. Charity golf days just tick a couple more boxes compared to just you… Read more »


Promises, promises: Picton will always flood, says Cr Hannan

Flooding from last weekend’s heavy rain once again caused substantial damage to shops and homes in the Picton town centre area. Damage from the rains was not confined to Picton, with roads and other infrastructure hit across the Wollondilly Shire. Wollondilly Council swung into action on all fronts, leading the clean up and repair operation,… Read more »


Universal postal voting coming for council elections

It was already a historic council meeting – the first time it had been live streamed – but Campbelltown Council last night also took the first step towards universal postal voting. It supported a motion from Cr Warren Morrison to undertake a cost and benefit analysis of postal voting. He told the South West Voice… Read more »


Pressure’s on to impress your Valentine

OK, girls and boys, Valentine’s Day is just four days away and the pressure’s on. Whether it’s for the first or 50th time, the conundrum remains the same: what will I buy for that special person in my life, the love of my life. So, start thinking, because there’s not much time between now and… Read more »

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