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Sophie Eagles

Triathlon, swimming clubs share Wests monthly awards

Members of the Macarthur Triathlon Club and Mt Annan Swimming Club have shared the Wests Sports Council awards for April. Michael Harding, of Macarthur Triathlon Club, took out the senior sportsperson award, while fellow club member Sophie Eagles was named junior sportsperson of the month. Mt Annan Swimming Club’s elite competition squad was named sports… Read more »

health experts are calling on local smokers to give cigarettes the flick.

Any day is a good day to give up smoking

Make World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the day you finally give cigarettes the flick. Health experts from South Western Sydney Local Health District say tobacco smoking is a leading cause of preventable disease and death in Australia, including coronary heart disease, stroke and many cancers. Mandy Williams, the District’s director of health promotion, said… Read more »


Car crashes into Rosemeadow home

Investigations are under way after a car crashed into a Rosemeadow house on Saturday evening causing serious structural damage. Emergency services were called to Colevile Place about 5.15pm following reports a car had lost control and crashed into the front of a house. The driver of a modified car, a 39-year-old woman, and her passenger,… Read more »

Last year's grand finalists, Thirlmere Roosters

Roosters sitting pretty on top of the ladder

Thirlmere Roosters are leading the competition after defeating the Mittagong Lions on the weekend. After seven rounds the Roosters are first on the ladder with 12 points, while Picton Magpies, The Oaks Tigers and Narellan Jets have 10 points each. Camden Rams make up the top five with nine points. Last year’s premiers Campbelltown City… Read more »

carpark campaigner Michael Andjelkovic with transport minister Andrew Constance, left, and local Liberal MPs Melanie Gibbons and Chris Patterson.

Commuter carpark campaigner presents petition to minister

A survey using information from the registration plates of vehicles parked at Leppington and Edmondson rail stations will be undertaken to find out where commuters are coming from. That’s one of the commitments obtained by commuter carpark campaigner Michael Andjelkovic when he met with NSW transport minister Andrew Constance on Tuesday, May 22. Mr Andjelkovic… Read more »

youth jobless rates,

Taylor hails big drop in youth jobless rate

Youth unemployment has plummeted in his electorate, says the Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor. He told parliament on Thursday that in Hume’s north, the outer south west of Sydney and Macarthur, the youth jobless rate had dropped by 5.6 percent in the past year, down to 7.8 percent. “In the north, around Camden and… Read more »

Hurricane's Grill Narellan.

Sorry Hurricane’s, that group surcharge has got to go

When you enter Hurricane’s Grill and Bar Steakhouse restaurant in the new section of Narellan Town Centre you can’t help but be impressed. There’s high ceilings, quality light fittings, very nice, classy furniture. Welcome to the new level of ambience in the dining scene in Macarthur – who needs the inner city now? So it’s… Read more »

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