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Lions put Roosters away

The Mittagong Lions have all but secured the 2014 Group Six Rugby League Minor Premiership, after defeating Thirlmere 52-32 in their match on Sunday afternoon. The Lions started the day on top of the ladder, but knew they had to defeat the Roosters, and then aim for next week’s match with Picton to ensure their… Read more »

Battle of the Eagles

When two Eagles clash, one has to crash down to Earth, and in this rugby league battle of the birds, unfortunately it was the Campbelltown variety that came off second best on the weekend. But the East Campbelltown Eagles, soundly beaten by the Belrose Eagles on the weekend, are still in a good position to… Read more »

Rebels arrested over assault

Six members of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang, including four from the south west region, have been arrested and charged over the alleged kidnapping and assault of a man in May. On May 10, police were made aware of an incident where a 45-year-old man had allegedly been abducted and assaulted by a number of… Read more »

Rock bottom: Tigers players after the match.
Pictures courtesy Fox Sports 1

Wests Tigers hit rock bottom

It had to be. Rock bottom. After the week in hell. And so it was. In the deep north of Australia. More than 2,000 kilometres from Balmain. Even more from Campbelltown. About 50 more, give or take. It was 20-0 after 20 minutes, but most Wests fans would have believed the Tigers were still a… Read more »


Minto’s community hub is back

When it declined so badly that it was down to three or four shops battling on, some people were convinced that Minto Mall would never re-open. Or that it would ever be as good as it was in its heyday in the 1980s, 90s and even well into the 21st century. But a few hardy… Read more »

Doyle slams Labor on refuges

The Labor Party has been accused of ”preying on the fears of the most vulnerable members of the Campbelltown community”. The State Member for Campbelltown, Mr Bryan Doyle, says “Labor has revealed its true colours, rolling out a deceitful “Save Our Refuge” scare campaign around the State. ”The truth is that refuge services will continue to… Read more »

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Aboriginal strategy launched

Campbelltown City Council has officially launched two important documents that acknowledge the significant contributions Aboriginal people have made to the City of Campbelltown and pay respect to our city’s Aboriginal heritage. The Campbelltown Aboriginal Strategy 2014-2018, the first of its kind for our city, has been developed by Council in cooperation with local Aboriginal community… Read more »

Campbelltown's annual Riverfest has something for everyone.

Riverfest has it all

Celebrate our local environment and cultural diversity at Riverfest on Saturday, August 30, and you’ll be in for an experience like no other. Featuring loads of interactive workshops, stalls and entertainment, Campbelltown City Council’s Riverfest has something for everyone. Get ready to meet some new animal friends, gain some useful tips from water-saving heroes Tapstar… Read more »

Tigers skipper Robbie Farah.

Tigers up against Cowboys

So the Wests Tigers are off on their 2,000km trek to Townsville this weekend, where they line up against the Cowboys in Round 22 of the  2014 NRL competition. If the long distance was the only obstacle between the Tigers and a win on Saturday night (7.30pm on Fox Sports 1) things would be looking… Read more »

Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun

Get rid of your chemicals

Liverpool City residents will again get the chance to get rid of problem household chemicals during the Household Chemical CleanOut, an August 17  free and environmentally safe initiative by Liverpool City Council and the NSW Environment Protection Authority. Liverpool City Mayor Ned Mannoun said the event would help to protect the local environment by reducing… Read more »

Labor blasts $7 co-payment

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Health, Catherine King, Member for Ballarat, will address a public meeting at Lurnea’s George Bates Community Centre on Thursday, August 14. It follows vigorous opposition from the Member for Werriwa, Laurie Ferguson to the proposed $7 co-payment payable whenever most people visit the doctor. “The three biggest complaints I have had… Read more »

Liverpool administration centre: council will repair and replace ageing plant and equipment.

Repair plan for Liverpool Council admin centre

  Liverpool Council has given the green light for plans to upgrade and replace ageing plant and equipment, including cooling tower supports, within its administration building at 33 Moore Street. A report to the July 30 meeting said that Liverpool Council was aware three years ago when it bought the building that plant and equipment… Read more »

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