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Tree hollows in billabong site relocated to save animal habitats

The hollows of two trees will be relocated from Bradbury’s Apex Park to nearby Fishers Ghost Creek to preserve animal habitats. The two trees were recently identified for removal in preparation of the Campbelltown Billabong Parklands project. The timing of the relocation – this week – was chosen because it is just before the breeding… Read more »

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Expert advice for locals keen to fight back against foxes

Residents keen to hear about the impact of foxes in their local area and get expert advice on control methods are invited to a series of free workshops this week across the outer South West Sydney region. Coordinated by Greater Sydney Local Land Services (GSLLS), the workshops will kick off in Cobbitty tonight, followed by… Read more »

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Works start on $740 million health and academic precinct

Early works now under way have signalled the start of the $740 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct redevelopment of Liverpool Hospital. Early works are construction activities such as demolition, road works and upgrades to services like gas, electricity and stormwater to help prepare the site for construction.  Liverpool Hospital general manager Karen McMenamin says… Read more »

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One cyclist dead after head on collision with another cyclist at Ingleburn

One cyclist has died and another cyclist was seriously injured following a head-on collision in Ingleburn overnight. About 11.10pm (Wednesday, February 19), emergency services were called to Harold Street, Ingleburn following reports two cyclists were involved in a head-on collision. NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated a 49-year-old man, however, he could not be revived…. Read more »

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Donation funds physical focus program for mental health patients

People with mental health issues can also face physical challenges. “We know that people who suffer severe mental health issues tend to develop metabolic and cardiovascular disease,’’ says South Western Sydney Local Health District mental health services director Dr Claire Jones. “This can be because of their medication and from the effects of the mental… Read more »

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Region’s public transport in dire straits, but no action in sight

Macarthur train services are grossly inadequate and unreliable, while finding a commuter car park at a train station is near impossible after 7am. And in new estates such as Macarthur Heights residents are stranded because of the lack of bus services. With a population boom on the way for Macarthur and the entire outer South… Read more »

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Locals cash in with return and earn to help the environment

Macarthur and South West Sydney have really taken to recycling since the “return and earn’’ system was launched just over two years ago. In Camden alone residents have returned more than 50 million empty containers since the scheme began in 2018. All up the more than three billion containers were returned across NSW. The State… Read more »

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Our Chelsea hopes to cook up a storm in $7500 scholarship bid

This Sunday, February 23, Campbelltown cookery student Chelsea Gaut will set off for Melbourne with her sight firmly set on a $7,500 scholarship. That’s the main prize up for grabs in the annual Proud to be a Chef competition. Ms Gaut who lives in Bradbury and attended Mt Carmel Catholic College, is studying at TAFE… Read more »

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Labor councillor warns State Government over drug injecting facility plan

If the NSW Liberal Government goes ahead with plans for a drug injecting facility in Liverpool it will put it on a collision course with the local council. According to recent media reports, the NSW health minister Brad Hazzard is refusing to rule out the placement of an injecting facility in Liverpool. The area’s rising… Read more »

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Firearms and weapons seized at Tahmoor; man faces 23 charges

A man will appear in Campbelltown Court today charged with a raft of firearms, weapons and domestic related offences. Earlier this week, officers from Camden police area command received information regarding an alleged breach of AVO by a 26-year-old Tahmoor man. Following inquiries, investigators stopped a vehicle in Tahmoor just before midday yesterday and spoke… Read more »

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More town home designs as Ed.Square gains momentum

A new release of the most popular town home designs is set to continue the momentum for Ed.Square.    The first housing release of the new decade at Ed.Square will be launching on February 26 and will include 54 town homes ranging from one to four bedrooms in the precinct known as the Chelsea Pocket.  The… Read more »

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Kidnapping and robbery charges after attacks on two women

Around 1pm on Tuesday, February 4, a 74-year-old woman answered a knock on the door of her South West Sydney home. When she opened the door she saw a man who asked to use her phone. But when the woman offered to dial the number for him, he entered the Kemps Creek home and demanded… Read more »

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