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Simply WordPress Sydney: new name reflects evolution of local tech company

After operating as Chevron Technologies since it was established in 2007, this local digital company has changed its name to better reflect its evolution over the past few years. The man behind the business, Matthew Gabriel, of Macquarie Fields, has announced that he has changed the name to Simply WordPress Sydney. He says the new name better reflects the kind of internet services his company offers in 2020. Simply WordPress Sydney will continue to serve the needs of South West Sydney, including Campbelltown, Macarthur, Narellan and Camden businesses. But as the new name implies the services will now be offered… Read more »

Let’s hear it for Ashleigh

In March last year the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. WHO said 34 million of these were children, and 60 percent of childhood hearing loss was due to preventable causes.  Ashleigh Toynton, a TAFE Digital graduate and Campbelltown resident, saw a need in her local community to cater for those aged between three and 25 years and her business, Hearing Tests 4 Kids, was born. An array of hearing services including a home visit program are offered through Hearing Tests 4 kids. “After working as an audiometrist in management roles with… Read more »

How scholarships help small businesses find their feet

Four local small businesses immersed themselves in a business development and growth program over the past three months. It was all part of the second round of Campbelltown City Council’s business scholarships program. The program offers each participating business access to a co-working space for six months, e-learning resources and online collaboration, and advanced business coaching and mentoring from an expert business advisor. This round of scholarship follows on from the inaugural launch of the program at the start of the year, where an additional four local businesses took part in the first iteration of the program. The scholarships, which… Read more »

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Chevron Technologies product of Matthew’s passion

Matthew Gabriel, the young man behind Chevron Technologies, was in Year 9 at John Therry Catholic High School when he thought IT would be the career for him. He remembers that learning about systems, programming and modern technology sparked a strong interest in him at the time. “I decided toRead more »

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Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Local businesses and organisations will feature on the first ever Camden edition of Monopoly – and it’s all for a good cause. Camden Council, in partnership with Winning Moves Australia, is designing and producing 2,000 copies of the popular game. Council is now calling on local businesses to get behindRead more »

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Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

The word “inspiration’’ doesn’t do justice to the story of Trung Bui. His parents came to Australia from Vietnam in the 1980s. One of six kids, Trung grew up in the Housing Commission neighbourhood of Ashcroft, west of Liverpool. Now 31, this quietly spoken young man is successfully pioneering aRead more »

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Tradies: push on for more women

Macarthur group training organisation, My Gateway, has announced a push to increase the number of women in non-traditional trades over the next 12 months. My Gateway currently employ women across a variety of trades, including bricklaying, civil construction, electrical, engineering, heavy vehicle and horticulture. But in the lead-up to InternationalRead more »

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Tools to help you grow your small business

Expressions of interest are closing soon for council’s new Economic Gardening Program which will give Campbelltown’s business owners some of the tools and guidance they need to scale their business upwards and to grow their venture beyond our region. The five-part facilitated workshop program is structured with a coaching componentRead more »

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Golf course refresher for ladies who mean business

Lakeside Golf Club Camden is still accepting bookings for its popular Business Ladies golf course starting on Tuesday, January 29. The course is a perfect introduction to golf for beginners who want to learn the basics or a great refresher for ladies wanting to return to the game after someRead more »

Campbelltown Council is ramping up its small business program for 2019 to help grow the local economy.

Council ramps up small business program for 2019

Just as a big year helping local firms comes to an end, Campbelltown Council is already planning new programs for 2019. As part of its 2018 small business program council delivered no fewer than 44 business workshops and events. Council now plans to ramp up is support of local businessRead more »

Mayor George Brticevic and Warren Morrison at last night's Sleeping Giant 21st birthday party.

Success comes off the back of family and good staff

For the past two decades a lot of people in Campbelltown and Macarthur have been sleeping on beds they bought from Warren and Sue Morrison’s Sleeping Giant store. In the next few years they will also be eating on tables and relaxing on lounges from this successful local business thatRead more »

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