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Country music festival ropes in Adam Brand as headline act

Aussie super star Adam Brand, who will be headline act at Camden’s first country music festival, is no stranger to this historic part of the Macarthur region. “I’ve been to Camden a few times before and I’ve actually performed there once,’’ he says. “I’m hoping to see some pretty slick dancing on the night!’’ Brand said he would be performing a lot of older songs at the inaugural Boots n’ Beats country music festival slated for Saturday, June 18 at Camden Town Farm. “But I’ve also just released a brand new single called All or Nothing which I’ll do on… Read more »

The arts are coming back in a rush at Camden

The arts are coming back in a rush at Camden

Life, Love and Light is an exhibition that allows the viewer to follow Camden artist Alan D. Baker’s story of, well, life, love and light. The exhibition is on display within the historic walls of Macaria, the historic cottage in the heart fo Camden town also now known as the Alan Baker art gallery. Life, Love and Light reflects on Baker as he begins his artistic training at the illustrious J.S. Watkins Art School. You’ll be able to follow Baker to Papua New Guinea as he unearths beauty in the tropical banana plants, continuing his artistic passion through the chaos… Read more »

We’re all getting back to the gym, but there’s no fitness instructors

TAFE NSW Macquarie Fields will play a critical role in training the next generation of local fitness instructors as Western Sydney emerges from its Covid-19 hangover, according to the nation’s peak health and exercise industry association. The local fitness industry is recovering from the impacts of the pandemic, with restrictions forcing gyms to close and fitness instructors out of work. But the reopening of the economy is triggering a surge in demand for fitness instructors and personal trainers to help motivate and train locals to achieve their fitness goals. Barrie Elvish, CEO of the Australian fitness industry’s peak body AUSactive,… Read more »

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The arts are coming back in a rush at Camden

Life, Love and Light is an exhibition that allows the viewer to follow Camden artist Alan D. Baker’s story of, well, life, love and light. The exhibition is on display within the historic walls of Macaria, the historic cottage in the heart fo Camden town also now known as theRead more »

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Dilly residents can now get fit in new outdoor gyms

Not one, not two, not three, but eight Wollondilly towns now have their own state of the art outdoor gym. Which means Wollondillians will no longer have an excuse for not being the fittest residents in the entire outer South Western Sydney region. Funding from the Western Parkland City LiveabilityRead more »

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Love will be in the air at Valentine’s On Q

The Forum Q dance space on Queen Street, Campbelltown, pictured above, will transform into a celebration of love over the Valentine’s Day weekend. Valentine’s On Q will be on from Saturday, February 12 to Monday, February 14 – the big day for lovers itself. The plaza on Lithgow Street andRead more »

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Here’s smart way to recycle almost 100 household items

Wondering how to recycle those tricky items around the house? Camden Council and RecycleSmart have teamed up to provide local residents with an Uber-style recycling service. Almost 400 residents in the Camden area have already signed up to RecycleSmart and have diverted more than seven tons of recyclable waste fromRead more »

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Slice of Italy comes to Liverpool Catholic Club

The Liverpool Catholic Club was transformed into a slice of southern Italy last Friday night. Which was rather appropriate considering this was the first big function in town since the end of the most recent lockdown. Guests walked into what looked just like an Italian piazza or town square. TheyRead more »

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Light up your homes for a very Merry 2021 Christmas

Entries are now open for Wollondilly Council’s 2021 Christmas lights competition. Residents and businesses from across the Shire will light up their properties to embrace the Christmas spirit just like they have been doing since the competition was established in 1998. Wollondilly residents can enter the Christmas lights competition byRead more »

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Murphy’s law – rescuing a dog is just awesome

Nancy Mills, who adopted Murphy, a male terrier cross, from Camden’s animal care facility, says it’s “awesome’’ to rescue a dog – and to give them a good life. Ms Mills said she has worked hard to provide love and care to Murphy, which she suspected he did not receiveRead more »

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