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Camden to take on Picton in Group Six semis shootout

MIKE SHEAN reports on the final round of the 2014 Group Six rugby league competition: Camden have secured their position in the Group Six Rugby League finals after a difficult and hard fought 32-12 win over Thirlmere on Saturday night at Kirkham Park. The Rams booked a semi final appointment with Picton next Sunday afternoon… Read more »

Raids focus on drugs importation ring – three men arrested

Detectives have charged three men following a series of search warrants in Liverpool and Moorebank yesterday afternoon (August 15). Strike Force Crosswise, comprising officers from the State Crime Command’s Firearms and Organised Crime Squad, was established in January 2014 to investigate an alleged crime syndicate operating in south-west Sydney. Inquiries revealed the syndicate was allegedly… Read more »

IGA NPL Mens 1 - Rd 11 - Blacktown City FC v Blacktown Spartans FC

White Eagles still in the mix to play role in finals

MARK STAVROULAKIS previews round 22 of the IGA NPL NSW Mens 1 matches involving south west teams: Bonnyrigg White Eagles v Sydney Olympic, 3pm Sunday at Bonnyrigg Sports Centre Bonnyrigg White Eagles have kept themselves in the mix while the whips have been cracking and others around them have faltered. The same could be said… Read more »

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X Factor winner to perform at Liverpool Mayoral ball

 Singer songwriter Altiyan Childs will perform at the inaugural Liverpool Mayoral Charity Ball on Saturday, August 23. Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun said he was delighted that Altiyan, who won reality TV show X Factor in 2010, was performing on the night. “Altiyan has a lot of appeal across all age groups,” Mayor Mannoun said. “He… Read more »

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Commuters win with Holsworthy station car park extension

If you are a train commuter who parks at Holsworthy station, here’s some good news for a change: the commuter car park will be extended by 150 spaces. The work will be delivered as part of the $770 million Transport Access Program. The Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian and Member for Menai Melanie Gibbons went… Read more »

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Aboriginal tent embassy protests Airds redevelopment

Uncle Mud’d is a local Aboriginal elder who is adamant that cutting down trees in bushland behind Airds shopping centre is plain wrong. ”These trees,” he says, pointing to large gumtrees behind what some have described as an Aboriginal embassy, ”are on tribal land and nobody asked the tribal elders for permission.” ”We plan to… Read more »

The Pacific dancers and Mud Fun will be part of this year's  Riverfest festival in Campbelltown on August 30.

Some serious Mud Fun for our Riverfest

  Mud, mud, glorious mud! If you’ve ever wanted an excuse to squish your toes into some sloppy, ooey, gooey mud, then Campbelltown’s upcoming Riverfest is your chance. For the first time, Mud Fun will be appearing at Riverfest on Saturday, August 30 to promote mud as a way of connecting communities back to the… Read more »

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More road fatalities caused by drug drivers

More people are driving under the influence of drugs and the State Member for Campbelltown, Bryan Doyle, says this is of major concern. New figures show a “disturbing” 11 percent of fatalities on our roads involved a driver or motorcyclist who had illicit drugs in their system. “Data like this has never been collated before… Read more »

Fast food store robbed at knifepoint

Police are appealing for witnesses after the armed robbery of a restaurant in Prestons last night (August 12). Two teenage employees were working at the fast food shop on Hoxton Park Road, when the incident took place. Two men entered the store and demanded a 16-year-old girl hand over cash. She was threatened by one… Read more »

Get into family heritage: Doyle

Bryan Doyle is encouraging his constituents to learn more about their family heritage as part of National Family History Month. “Every one of us shares a common story, one of our ancestors made the decision to come to Australia and call it home, the NSW State Records play a critical role in documenting significant moments… Read more »


Meet the world’s first family robot

Brilliant or creepy? I can see so many uses not only for the family home, but business as well. Though now my mind is racing with the business possibilities and applications from conferencing to reminders or just voice commands and more. Are we becoming more like machines and making our machines more like humans? An… Read more »

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