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Convoy sets off to deliver message on domestic violence

Wests Group Macarthur helped get the convoy for this year’s driving out violence campaign on its way in more ways than one. Wests presented each member of the convoy a breakfast pack including a piece of fruit, fresh muffin, water and juice before sending them off on their journey around Campbelltown. A small and socially… Read more »

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Wanted: citizen scientists to monitor koala movements

Residents living in or near koala habitat can now help track Campbelltown’s koala population as part of the largest monitoring program ever conducted in the region. A key part of Campbelltown Council’s comprehensive koala plan of management is to set up a long term koala monitoring program of the local koala colony’s locations, movements and… Read more »

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Harrington Park Public to get 19 new permanent classrooms

Harrington Park Public School will have 19 new permanent classrooms when the 2023 school year gets under way. The classrooms will be delivered as part of a major upgrade announced recently. There will also be improvements to the school’s core facilities including the hall, library, covered outdoor learning area and staff areas. The development application… Read more »

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Concerns for welfare of missing teenager Maddison

Police are appealing for public assistance to find this teenage girl who has been missing since November 12. Maddison Vanbaardwyk was last seen leaving Elizabeth Macarthur High School in Waterworth Drive about 3.30pm on that day, a Thursday. She has not been seen or heard from since. Officers from Camden Police Area Command were notified… Read more »

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More power to the Showground in $20,000 upgrade

Camden Showground is set for a power boost after being allocated more than $20,000 under the NSW Government’s Covid-19 stimulus program.  “This funding will upgrade Camden Showground’s power supply system and infrastructure to increase the power capacity available for events,” says the Member for Camden, Peter Sidgreaves. “Our showground is a multi-use facility and this… Read more »

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Five new riders in academy BMX program

Five new athletes will be part of the next BMX program at the South West Sydney Academy of Sport. A total of 12 talented BMX riders have been selected into the 2020-2021 program under head coach Cara Wilde. They are Clay Johnson (Liverpool), Jack Young (Camden), Violet Dutko (Campbelltown), Bianca Moubarak (Camden), Ethan Moubarak (Camden),… Read more »

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Macarthur region’s centre of excellence for cancer therapy

From her first visit to the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre at Campbelltown Hospital, Leppington grandmother Mary Lyons felt safe, comforted and supported. “I didn’t know what to expect on my first day,’’ said Mrs Lyons, who is receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer. “The staff immediately made me feel welcome and comfortable. Right from the start… Read more »

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Girls Can Too: automotive careers up for grabs

Campbelltown Performing Arts High School student Belinda Calderon says the Girls Can Too program helped boost her confidence. Belinda is participating in a new TAFE program that encourages local female high school students to get a taste of what an automotive career is like. Forecasted growth in the industry over the next five years prompted the establishment of the Girls Can Too program as… Read more »

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Just 10 sleeps before Santa and his crew rock Campbelltown

There are just 10 sleeps before Santa and his festive convoy of carollers rock Campbelltown. But, kids, big and small, we can now reveal where the Rocking Around Campbelltown convoy will be stopping as it works its way from one end of town to the other on Saturday, December 5. The convoy, which will start… Read more »

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Four route options for Spring Farm Parkway link

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has called for an extension to the community consultation period on proposed routes for the Spring Farm Parkway section linking Menangle Road and Appin Road. There are four proposed routes linking the two roads as part of the major congestion busting project. When all stages are complete it will provide a… Read more »

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Harlequins above the pack in 2020 community grants list

A local rugby union club and a community group were some of the big winners from this year’s Community Building Partnership grants. The Campbelltown Harlequins successfully applied for $50,000 that will go towards lighting and the refurbishment of kitchen facilities at the club’s home, Campbelltown Showground. Macarthur Heights Community Group will receive $40,000 for a… Read more »

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Docuseries videos of what’s great about Campbelltown

We Are Campbelltown, a docuseries of short videos on the vibrant colours and aromas of multicultural food, daredevil mountain bike trails and our abundant, pristine bushland, has been released to the public. The promotional campaign of 10 videos features the stories behind Campbelltown businesses and highlights local landmarks such as the stunning Dharawal National Park…. Read more »

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