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Extra commuter car parking promises too little, too late

You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear, say critics of announcements by Liberal MPs to deliver a lot more car parking spots at Leppington and Edmondson park stations than was promised at the start of the year. First cab off the rank was Holsworthy MP Melanie Gibbons, who used her Facebook page… Read more »

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Last council meeting of the year had it all

You could say the last Campbelltown Council meeting of the year on Tuesday night had everything and a little bit more. It started with a bang when the Mayor, George Brticevic, ordered the removal of a man in the public gallery who shouted his views during discussion of a domestic violence item on the agenda…. Read more »

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The mother of all backflips: Hurlstone to stay in Glenfield

In a backflip of epic proportions, the State Government has today announced that Hurlstone Agricultural High School will stay in Glenfield after all. The reversal comes four years almost to the day since the government revealed plans to relocate Campbelltown’s iconic school lock, stock and barrel to a Western Sydney University site in the Hawkesbury…. Read more »

Life membership for FAW legend Trevar Langlands

Life membership for FAW legend Trevar Langlands

Trevar Langlands and Colleen Parker after receiving life membershipsfrom the Fellowship of Australian Writers.   When he’s not in front of a microphone at Macarthur community radio station 100.3FM, Trevar Langlands is busy running the Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW). He is currently the NSW president of FAW – the 21st time he has stepped… Read more »

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Extending rail to airport could solve station car parking crisis

Commuter car parking campaigner Michael Andjelkovic says extending the South West rail line to the new airport at Badgerys Creek as soon as possible may deliver a longer term solution for the entire region. “It’s not just Edmondson Park and Leppington stations that have car parking deficits – other stations in the Liverpool and Macarthur… Read more »