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Return to new normal rolls on

The reopening of local facilities rolls on with the Campbelltown pound – also known as the Animal Care Facility or ACF – set to open to the public from next Tuesday, June 9. Also reopening on the same date will be the Campbelltown civic centre customer service area on the ground floor of council’s Queen… Read more »

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New big screen at Campbelltown Stadium

When crowds return to big sport events, Campbelltown Sports Stadium will have something extra special for fans: a bigger and better TV screen than ever before. The 84m2 screen has been permanently affixed to the northern end of the stadium and Campbelltown Council says it will provide a bigger and better quality image than previous… Read more »

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Build vital services to match housing growth

Greg Warren has weighed in on a bid to increase the number of dwellings in a Menangle Park development. NSW Planning will be responsible for green lighting or rejecting plans to increase a development in Menangle Park to 5,250 dwellings, an increase of 1,850 homes. The state member for Campbelltown said that to preserve the… Read more »

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Airport fuel pipeline, fast transit corridor also a priority

While the extension of the Sydney Metro to Leppington is a sensible move, there is a lot more work needed to prepare Sydney for the Western Sydney International Airport, says Anne Stanley. “The extension of the Leppington line to link both airports, as part of an integrated public transport strategy for South West Sydney, has… Read more »

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Wests Group Macarthur say ‘welcome back’

Two months after closing down for Covid-19, Wests Leagues Club and Country Club Gledswood Hills have reopened their doors. The Wests Group Macarthur venues opened their doors on Monday, June 1, in line with the easing of restrictions by the NSW Government. As patrons will notice when they visit the venues, there have been some… Read more »

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Tribute to a brilliant scoutmaster and patriot

In the midst of a globe in pandemic mourning and unprecedented economic and social strife, we should take care to continue to honour our community traditions lest they be lost in all the noise, writes PATRICK DUFFY, in this personal tribute to Adrian “Eddy’’ Tesler, a brilliant local scoutmaster, who died this week at the… Read more »

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Designs unveiled for $790m hospital redevelopment

The $790 million redevelopment of Liverpool Hospital is one step closer with the unveiling of the designs for the world class medical, research and education precinct.  Health Minister Brad Hazzard thanked the hospital staff and community who contributed to the extensive consultation that has helped shape the project.  “This is a major milestone in delivering… Read more »

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Perfect home for newest reverse vending machine

Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living at Mount Annan now boasts a reverse vending machine – and about time, too. The not for profit charity organisation is focused on supporting the community via sustainable education. Sustainable practices for schools, homes, urban precincts, and businesses are provided at the centre. The centre also displays and demonstrates alternative… Read more »

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Grants to help clubs be ready when local sport returns

The Southern Cross Gliding Club will install a glider training simulator at their clubhouse. Bringelly Netball Club will provide umpire and coaching courses. Oran Park Cricket Club will put on a level two coaching clinic, offer first aid courses and a club governance strategy workshop, plus subsidised uniforms for their players. Camden Junior AFL Football… Read more »

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Council to build Aboriginal Yarning Circle in local park

An Aboriginal cultural space called Yarning Circle will be built at Koshigaya Park as part of the Campbelltown 2020 program. Yarning Circles come in different designs and sizes, so Campbelltown Council is inviting residents to contribute to the design process. Residents have until June 30 to have their say. A Yarning Circle is a cultural… Read more »

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Libraries, sport fields to reopen June 1

A raft of community facilities are set to reopen to the public across Campbelltown and Camden from next Monday, June 1. Libraries, the Campbelltown Arts Centre and sport fields are among facilities to become available to the public. There will be restrictions in place on the advice of health authorities. “We’re carefully reopening facilities with… Read more »

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Green light for mega school at Austral

An Austral school has received planning approval for a massive upgrade that will transform it from a 300 student primary school into a mega educational centre of more than 2,000 students from kindergarten through to Year 12. The redevelopment of St Anthony of Padua Catholic College, located in Eleventh Avenue, will result in expanded educational… Read more »

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