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Feel the Funky Love as Liverpool Night Markets return

The Liverpool Night Markets return on Saturday,  August 2 with a great range of food, stalls and entertainment – including a special performance by the Funky Love Squad dancers, who will bring disco back to Macquarie Street with their incredible stilt-dancing skills. Following a large crowd at the July markets, attendance at the August Night… Read more »

Fourth person charged over rape

Police have charged a fourth person over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl at Liverpool last month. Just before 9.30pm on Saturday, June 21, the 16-year-old was approached by a group of six males in the forecourt of Liverpool Library on George Street. The girl walked to a nearby car park with the… Read more »

Lamborghini confiscated, two men charged after street racing at Chipping Norton

Police have confiscated a Lamborghini after two men were detected allegedly street racing at Chipping Norton overnight. About 8.45pm yesterday (Friday, July 25), police from the Liverpool Proactive Crime Team were patrolling Newbridge Road. Police will allege that they observed a black Lamborghini Gallardo and a white Mitsubishi Lancer Evo accelerate harshly from a set… Read more »

Roll up, roll up to Campbelltown’s magical mystery tour

Campbelltown is about to add a magical mystery bus tour to its other great attractions – one that’s perfect if you want to learn more about the joint. The free trip – official name  Orientation to Campbelltown Tour – will provide an overview of council services as well as a visit to some popular local… Read more »

Chris Hayes

Fowler forum hears concerns over planned changes to racial discrimination law

More than 50 local community leaders attended the Fowler Multicultural Forum at the Vietnamese Community Cultural Centre at Bonnyrigg last night, July 23. Federal Member for Fowler, Chris Hayes joined a panel of three prominent speakers, Dr Thang Ha, President of the Vietnamese Community in NSW; Carmen Lazar OAM, Manager of the Assyrian Resource Centre;… Read more »

Menai MP: public schools worth celebrating

The Member for Menai, Melanie Gibbons, says Education Week is an important time to recognise the valuable contribution of local public schools. This year’s Education Week is from Monday, 28 July to Friday, 1 August – and marks 60 years since it was first celebrated in 1954. “Education Week is the time for us all… Read more »

Dane McNeill

Body of man found at Picnic Point identified as Dane McNeill

The body of a man found in a park in Picnic Point has been identified as that of 20-year-old Dane McNeill from Narellan. He has been  reported missing last Friday. Police have released images of McNeill over the past few hours. Strike Force Halfrey, comprising detectives from the Homicide Squad, Bankstown Local Area Command and South West Metropolitan… Read more »

Our very own Imelda Marcos

Welcome to South West Confidential, folks, and the first thing to know is that you, the reader, will be helping me put this together to make it as entertaining as possible every time it appears in the South West Voice. So wherever you live, from Mt Pritchard to St Helens, keep your ears open and… Read more »

Police net big weapons haul in Lurnea

A man has been charged after police seized drugs and hundreds of prohibited weapons from a home in Lurnea. Yesterday (July 22), police from Liverpool Local Area Command were called to a home on West Street for a domestic incident. Whilst at the premises, it is alleged officers sighted a large number of prohibited weapons…. Read more »

Tigers skipper Robbie Farah.

It’s Benji versus Robbie on Sunday

Predictably all the talk so far about Sunday’s NRL clash between Wests Tigers and St George Illawarra has centred on the face off between the old bull, Benji Marshall, and the young gun who took his spot, Luke Brooks. For Benji maybe this match is one he has been dreading since joining the Dragons a… Read more »

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