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Glen Alpine pre-poll centre closed after Covid-19 infection

The NSW Electoral Commission has confirmed that the pre-poll centre inside the Glen Alpine community hall was shut down after an unidentified person tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. “There has been a positive coronavirus case at the Glen Alpine pre-poll venue located in Heritage Way,” the Commission said in reply to questions from the… Read more »


Ghosts go down to make it three losses on the trot

Ghosts made it three losses on the trot when they went down to Bankstown on Saturday at Raby Sports Complex. The Ghosts batted first after winning the toss and were 9 for 169 at the end of their allotted 50 overs. Opener Adam Whatley made 40, but his partner, Toby Flynn-Duncomb did not bother the… Read more »


Bulls leave Campbelltown Stadium drama behind them to salvage draw

Macarthur FC have returned home with one point from their opening round A-League match with Wellington Phoenix in Newcastle. A clever drive along the ground from youngster Lachie Rose (pictured above celebrating) 61 minutes into the match made it 1-1 on the scoreboard – which was the final result. The New Zealanders, the best drilled… Read more »


More Macarthur FC home games could be in jeopardy

The fallout continues from last night’s sensational revelation Macarthur FC were forced to relocate their opening A-League game against Wellington Phoenix because of the sub standard playing surface at Campbelltown Stadium. The Bulls, while disappointed with Campbelltown Council for failing to inform them of the situation in time to relocate to another Sydney venue, would… Read more »


Campbelltown chamber: we’re not endorsing the mayor for re-election

The Campbelltown chamber of commerce has been embroiled in a council election controversy, and is even accused by some of endorsing one of the candidates. But recently elected president Carlene Cardona (pictured at right) has assured the South West Voice that there’s nothing to the story. But let’s start from the beginning, which is when… Read more »


Ask your candidates about their footpaths policy

Driving back from an interview yesterday, I couldn’t help noticing a young mother struggling to push a pram through thick 25cm tall grass. This was along Harold Street, near the Ingleburn RSL club, and I really felt for this poor woman not being able to enjoy the comfort of a concrete footpath. Here we are… Read more »


Still waiting six months after asking council to re-paint centre lines

All Glenfield resident Joseph Galace wants Campbelltown Council to do is re-paint the centre lines of a small section of Atlantic Boulevard to make it safer for motorists. And he’s not talking about kilometres of it. “They just need to paint back the centre lines for around 50 metres along Atlantic Boulevard between Brampton Avenue and… Read more »

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