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Christmas food and toy appeals under way in Macarthur

Campbelltown Mayor George Brticevic with donations at the HJ Daley Library. Camden and Campbelltown are both running Christmas appeals once again and their aim is to collect as many toys and as much food as possible from local residents. Where they differ is where all the items donated will go. All donations of toys and… Read more »

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Council green light for Arcadian Hills park

A brand new park for a brand new estate in Camden is on the way. It follows a decision at last night’s Camden Council’s ordinary meeting to give the green light to the company that will build the park at Arcadian Hills near Cobbitty. Greater West Landscapes Pty Ltd will construct the $537,650 park on… Read more »

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Jacaranda Festival a big hit

The second Jacaranda Festival along Camden’s Argyle Street over the weekend was a big hit and sets it up for a third go in 2020. Even Elvis turned up on Friday night when the festival kicked off with the sound of music at various venue, including upstairs@freds and Camden RSL. It was followed up with… Read more »

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Odyssey House says thank you, Macarthur

Julie Babineau, the CEO of Odyssey House NSW, which operates out of Campbelltown, says she is grateful for the community support they receive every year. Ms Babineau has now written a thank you letter, which we publish below: “Odyssey House has been part of the Macarthur community for more than 40 years, providing treatment and… Read more »

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River location for sculptures by the sea

Works from Sculpture by the Sea could soon be described as sculptures by the river. The eight sculptures will be installed along the Georges River in the inaugural Liverpool Sculpture Walk from December 7.  “We are thrilled to be partnering with Sculpture by the Sea for Liverpool Sculpture Walk,” says Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller.  “Sculptures that attracted huge crowds… Read more »

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Campbelltown 2020 an inclusive celebration

A series of guided tours called “only in Campbelltown’’ will be among the highlights of Campbelltown 2020, a 12 month celebration of both European settlement and Aboriginal history. Other highlights will include the creation of an Aboriginal Yarning Circle, the first of its kind in Campbelltown. A community and heritage event will be held at… Read more »

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Narellan shift worker in knife robbery

Having just finished his shift at Narellan town centre, the 38 year old man was walking home along Camden Valley Way just after 11pm on Saturday night. He was confronted by a younger man, who asked for the time, before producing a knife. The victim, having been threatened, handed over his mobile phone to the… Read more »

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Landscape to set scene for Billabong Parklands

The natural identity of the local region has inspired a major landscape project at the southern gateway entrance to Campbelltown’s City Centre and the future site of the Billabong Parklands project. During the next few months, the corner of The Parkway and Moore-Oxley Bypass, Bradbury will be transformed into an iconic native garden and set… Read more »

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Doug helps shine light on local mental health services

Doug lost his son Tom to suicide on New Year’s Day in 2018. The Leppington father of two said he felt “a huge sense of failure”. “Everyone else is going on with their life but there’s no way you can move forward,” he said. “Then you realise you have to talk about it, keep talking… Read more »

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Christmas gift drive: MP blown away by your generosity

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren and his electorate office staff have been running a Christmas toy drive since he first got elected in 2015. And the local MP says every year he has been blown away by the generous support from the Campbelltown community. And of course it is that support that has made Mr Warren’s… Read more »

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Budding writers to tell their stories of growing up in Campbelltown

Budding young writers will be mentored by some of Australia’s best authors to produce an anthology of works showcasing their writing skills and experiences growing up and living in Campbelltown. The works will be produced as part of the Campbelltown youth literacy initiative for diverse writers, a three year program coordinated by Council’s library services… Read more »

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Bringing community together: Bingara Gorge celebrates the Village

Bingara Gorge, the Lendlease award winning master planned community in Wilton is hosting not one but two free community events in celebration of the launch of The Village. Bingara Gorge residents and the local Wilton community are invited to a free morning tea on Tuesday, November 26 for National Cake Day. This promises to be… Read more »

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