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National award for Buxton memorial to fire heroes who lost their lives

At the official opening of the Telopea Park memorial to the two firefighters who lost their lives trying to protect Buxton residents the list of dignitaries included the Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Then NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian, RFS Commissioner Rob Rogers and Resilience NSW Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons also attended the December 2020 opening, pictured aboved…. Read more »

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At 102, Anita West still lives an independent life in Campbelltown

Local resident Anita West, who has just turned 102 years of age, is certain of one thing. She loves Campbelltown so much she would not want to live anywhere else. That’s what Anita Mable West, to give her full name, told Campbelltown MP Greg Warren, when he presented the centenarian flowers and a certificate in… Read more »

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Record price for Harrington Grove block ahead of The Stables auction

A record price paid for a block in Harrington Grove last Saturday augurs well for this weekend’s auction of 25 acreage lots at The Stables precinct. Several bidders competed for the sole block of 775.5 square metres in the Michelia precinct, which eventually went under the hammer for $1.305 million. Harrington Estates say they are… Read more »

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Best in NSW: palliative care teams in two local hospitals

South Western Sydney Local Health District palliative care Covid-19 team at Liverpool and Camden Hospitals have been named the NSW 2021 volunteer team of the year. “I thank all of the members of this team for their continued passion and dedication to supporting those in our community during what can be a stressful and emotional… Read more »

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Our BMX stars shine first chance they get after ‘never ending’ break

Violet Dutko, who won the 14 girls and junior superclass women’s state titles. TOP: The squad celebrate after the competition. The first chance they got, local BMX athletes put behind them what seemed like the never ending break from competition to show that they’re made of the right stuff. The competition was the NSW state… Read more »

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Narellan business chamber gives Rotary employee awards thumbs up

There’s never a shortage of awards that recognise the popularity of businesses. It is less common to celebrate the achievements of the employees who power those businesses to success. That’s about to change now that the Rotary Club of Gregory Hills Next-Gen has partnered with the Greater Narellan Chamber of Commerce to present the 2022… Read more »

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Three men arrested over armed robbery of Buxton store

Three men arrested following an armed robbery in the Wollondilly area overnight have now also been charged. All three were charged with one count each of robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon and were refused bail to appear in Moss Vale Local Court later today. About 9.10pm (Sunday, December 5), police were called to… Read more »

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Up for grabs: a Christmas experience with a difference

How would you like to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with an exclusive party at the Western Sydney International Airport experience centre. Western Sydney Airport has launched its Christmas competition, offering the chance for you and 19 of your friends and family to celebrate Christmas at your own private event on the… Read more »

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How our TAFE colleges are helping to produce cyber security professionals

Campbelltown TAFE college is helping to upskill the next generation of cyber security professionals amid a critical shortage in the midst of spike in cyber attacks during the pandemic. Jozsef Kleiner is among those who have recently tapped into the jobs boom, after landing his dream role assessing cybersecurity risks with NSW Government. Mr Kleiner,… Read more »

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State government finally comes to the party on our koalas

A koala crossing sign on Appin Road and, top, a koala in the Wollondilly area. One of the healthiest koala populations is right here in Macarthur, and now it will be further protected under new measures being implemented as part of the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (CPCP). Minister for planning and public spaces Rob Stokes… Read more »

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No new schools plan gets an F from Greg Warren

MP Greg Warren has urged the NSW Government to rethink its decision to not build any new schools in Campbelltown. The government’s own Glenfield to Macarthur Strategy confirmed there were no plans to build any new schools in Campbelltown despite the forecast increase in population. New housing in Menangle Park, Gilead and Appin will all… Read more »

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