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Women arrested trying to illegally enter Bargo poultry farm

Two women face multiple charges after allegedly trying to illegally enter a poultry farm near Bargo overnight. The pair, from Kurrajong and Merrylands, were detained by security guards as they tried to enter the farm around midnight. Police were called and officers from Camden Police Area Command were called to the property and arrested the… Read more »

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Hit the road: making sure we’re ready for population boom

Camden Council has landed a $3.5 million bonanza to upgrade and design key road corridors ahead of a population boom. The funding, granted under the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan’s Local Roads Package, will go toward two key projects. The first is the Porrende Street upgrade, which involves demolition and reconstruction of the existing roundabout, modifications… Read more »

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Big signings bolster Wests Tigers’ women’s side

The West Tigers NRL squad may have gone backwards courtesy of Ryan Matterson’s shock exit, but the club’s women’s team is poised to fly high in 2020. They have just signed international representative duo Botille Vette-Welsh and Raecene McGregor in a bid to give the NSW Women’s Premiership a shake this year. Wests Tigers finished sixth in… Read more »

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Buxton man fifth person charged over supply of firearms

A Buxton man has become the fifth person to be charged by Strike Force Raptor over the supply of drugs and firearms by a criminal group. The 23 year old was arrested at Southern Highlands Police Station yesterday. He was charged with supplying a prohibited firearm to an unauthorised person and supplying a prohibited firearm… Read more »

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Council grant music to the ears of orchestra president

It may only have been a $1,200 grant but it was still music to the ears of Jennifer Beh, the president of Fisher’s Ghost Youth Orchestra. Ms Beh says the group were thrilled to receive the Camden Council cultural performance subsidy program grant, which will be sued for their South West Sydney Philharmonic project. “Our… Read more »

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Lexus bucks trend to post record sales in 2019

Lexus has entered its 30th anniversary year in Australia after setting an annual sales record in 2019. The luxury lifestyle brand achieved 9,612 annual sales, 585 more than the previous record set in 2016 and 9 per cent higher compared with 2018. Landmark annual sales were the culmination of several records set in 2019, including a… Read more »

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Look out, kids about: new school safety zones

Students starting school this year at Oran Park High School and Gledswood Hills Public School will enjoy safer trips, with new school zones being installed. Member for Camden Peter Sidgreaves said a new 40 km/h school zone will be installed outside Gledswood Hills Public School along sections of The Hermitage Way, Providence Drive and Paramoor… Read more »

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Campbelltown deserves its own Service NSW Centre

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has renewed calls on the state government to acknowledge Campbelltown for the regional hub that it is and establish a Service NSW Centre here. In 2015, RMS offices in Campbelltown, Narellan and Ingleburn were closed and a Service NSW Centre in Gregory Hills opened instead. Mr Warren says the decision has… Read more »

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Australia Day 2020 in Camden: plenty of good things to celebrate

The bush fires have been as bad as it gets, but there will be plenty of things to celebrate by the time the 2020 Australia Day rolls in on January 26. In Camden they plan to celebrate all those things we take for granted in this great country of ours: backyard barbecues, swimming in the… Read more »

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Edmondson Park on-demand bus service trial extended to June

Liverpool City Council has welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to extend the trial of an on-demand bus service at Edmondson Park. The NSW Government has extended the Edmondson Park on-demand bus service, operated by Interline Bus Services, to June 2020. The operation allows customers to book a bus to take them to Edmondson Park train station…. Read more »

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Generation STEM could be game changer on local jobs

Almost three out of four Macarthur region residents travel out of the area for work. This has been the case for decades, but it’s possible all this is about to change for the better. A combination of highly skilled workers and the proximity of the Western Sydney Airport may just be the right formula for… Read more »

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Liverpool Council’s $20,000 cash boost for local RFS heroes

Liverpool City Council is donating $20,000 to the local fire service to assist in providing essential services that may be needed during this year’s extreme bushfire season. “We are extremely grateful to the NSW Rural Fire Service for their support during one of the most difficult bushfire seasons we have ever experienced,” said Mayor Wendy… Read more »