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Mark Milligan named inaugural skipper of Macarthur FC Bulls

He’s captained the Socceroos and was part of four World Cup campaigns, so it was no surprise that Mark Milligan got the nod to be the Macarthur FC inaugural captain. The Bulls made the announcement today, along with news that Club Menangle will be the club’s captain sponsor. Milligan, one of the most decorated Socceroos… Read more »

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Headspace says 2020 annus horribilis for young people

The local headspace team. With new research showing higher levels of distress in 2020, headspace Campbelltown is encouraging young people in the local community to take small steps for their mental health. The research shows three in ten young people (31 percent) in NSW report high or very high levels of psychological distress, higher among… Read more »

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Almost $1 billion from land sales in Campbelltown over five years

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren wants to know just one thing about almost $1 billion made from selling off Campbelltown public assets in the past five years: where was the money spent on. “The government must explain what the money from sales has been spent on and why it hasn’t been invested back into our local… Read more »

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Book Bus: innovation award for Camden Meals on Wheels

The Book Bus has been a Camden Meals on Wheels initiative to help its clients continue to enjoy the benefits of staying connected during the Covid-19 pandemic. “We were aware during lockdown that facilities such as libraries, bookstores and second hand stores were all shut down – at a time when people, especially our elderly… Read more »

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Young gun latest recruit of Macarthur FC Bulls

Macarthur FC’s latest recruit is young gun Antonis Martis, who has joined the club on loan from Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland. Raised in South Western Sydney, the Cypriot Australian joins Milicic’s inaugural Bulls squad for the 2020/21 A-League season. A graduate of the FC Midtjylland academy and youth programs, Martis, 20, spent the preseason… Read more »

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Covid-19 health alerts for three Macarthur region venues

NSW Health has today issued Covid-19 alerts for three Macarthur region locations and is calling on anyone who was there at the relevant times to get tested as soon as possible. The three included United Cinema, Narellan Town Centre on Saturday, October 10. Anyone who attended theatre 8 to watch the 1:15pm screening of the… Read more »

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Academy sports chaplain says goodbye after eight years

Sport chaplaincy is not so much about which religious denomination a person is, as much as it is about being there to help fill a need in a person’s life, says Grant O’Donnell. After eight years as the chaplain of the South West Sydney Academy of Sport, O’Donnell is swapping Campbelltown for Toowoomba and his… Read more »

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Cecil Hills residents off the hook: M12 ramp realigned

Cecil Hills residents were in the firing line if the original design plans for the M12 motorway were given the green light. However a public backlash, along with support from a local MP and a councillor, have saved the day. Transport for NSW have revised plans for the new motorway to the Western Sydney Airport,… Read more »

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Camden Kids website is a big hit with local families

Families are finding all the local information and services they need with ease, thanks to the Camden Kids website. The website, which celebrated its first birthday since its redesign recently, supports families to find local information and services. KU Cobbitty Preschool director, Rebecca Fordham, said the website was highly regarded by both educators and families…. Read more »

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Local health district up for three awards in 2020

South Western Sydney Local Health District is in the running to win three categories of the 2020 NSW health awards. District chief executive Amanda Larkin said the SWSLHD finalists were for the Secretary’s Award – Integrated Value-Based Care, Health Research and Innovation and People and Culture. Ms Larkin said it was fantastic to see three… Read more »

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Meet Loïc Puyo, Macarthur FC’s French connection

In assembling their inaugural squad, Macarthur FC have signed Socceroos, an English international and a mix of experienced and young players. Now they have added a French connection after Loïc Puyo agreed to become the 13th member of the Bulls. Puyo, 31, has amassed 192 professional appearances across the top three French leagues, most notably… Read more »

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Macarthur online business advice initiative is going live

Online initiative Open for Business is going live this Friday. Local experts will share their knowledge when social media platform Good Morning Macarthur holds Open For Business – The Live Event. “During these tough times, small business owners who have needed guidance often did not have the support network to get that piece of valuable… Read more »

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