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Another first for mighty Wanderers as they unveil 2014-15 gear

Western Sydney Wanderers have unveiled the club’s official Nike home and away kit for the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season with the club’s largest ever team photo. The photo features hundreds of passionate fans, decked out in Red & Black supporter gear, standing beside the Wanderers’ full squad, including Nikolai Topor-Stanley, World Cup star Matthew Spiranovic… Read more »

Georges River habitat gets a Green Army boost

  The Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee has launched a Green Army project. The GRCCC led the way and prepared a successful submission on behalf of member Councils for 12 Green Army projects running over two years. The project will see Green Army teams working across the upper, mid and lower George River catchment area… Read more »

Bigger and better? Campbelltown Sport Stadium.

Campbelltown joins battle for a new western Sydney stadium

Campbelltown Council will wage a strong campaign to convince the State Government Sydney’s third major stadium/entertainment facility should be built here. The general manager, Mr Paul Tosi, has been tasked with discussing with the state sports minister the potential of Campbelltown Sports Stadium being converted into the number three sport facility in the metropolitan area,… Read more »

Festival fun on the way

This year’s Festival of Fisher’s Ghost will kick off Thursday, October 30 with the opening of the Craft Exhibition and will conclude on Sunday, November 9 with the Fun Run and the final day of the carnival at Bradbury. A report to council for the July 29 meeting stated that this year’s Street Parade theme will focus… Read more »

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Who’s got the best green thumb?

There is still time for local green thumbs to enter this year’s Campelltown City Garden Competition and have a bash at winning some of the prizemoney on offer. This year there are 12 categories for entrants to choose from, with the introduction of the Anne Haddock Best Cottage Garden category. Other categories include Best Native… Read more »

The God of Fortune: This year's Riverfest will place emphasis on Campbelltown's link to sister city Koshigaya.

Japanese flavour to Riverfest ’14

This year’s Riverfest will be held on Saturday, August 30 between 11am and 3pm Koshigaya Park, Campbelltown. A report to Campbelltown Council at its July 29 meeting noted that a number of exciting and interactive workshops and displays will feature at the event to ‘‘ensure the environmental and multicultural education is rich and entertaining’’. The… Read more »

The Campbelltown City Council civic centre in Queen Street.

Meet you at the library, for coffee

Visitors to Campbelltown library will soon be able to enjoy a cup of coffee to accompany their reading. Council has backed plans for a coffee shop at the HJ Daley Library, and also the civic centre in Queen Street. A report to council for the July 29 meeting noted that a number of other councils,… Read more »

ConnectFX July 2014

ConnectFX a new way for businesses to inspire each other

Business owners in the Liverpool/Macarthur region have joined forces to create the next generation of business clubs, where the focus is on being inspired, learning and connecting. The club is called ConnectFX, has no membership fees, uses online technology to deliver content useful to its members and holds monthly events at Macquarie Links Golf Club. ConnectFX… Read more »

The Storm were too good for the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown tonight.

Wests Tigers smashed by Storm

The Wests Tigers missed a golden opportunity to move up the NRL ladder tonight, when they found a way to lose a game they should have won. In front of a miserable crowd of just over 6,000 hardy souls on a cold Campbelltown night,  Robbie Farah’s decimated team just couldn’t take a trick against a… Read more »

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