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Hey kids, Bluey and Bingo are heading our way

Hey kids, Bluey and Bingo are coming to town in a few days. For those who have been living on Mars recently, Bluey and her little sister Bingo star in the popular animated TV series Bluey. Bluey is a lovable Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her dad, mum and little sister Bingo. In every episode, Bluey uses her limitless Blue Heeler energy to play elaborate games that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways.  On Saturday, May 22, Bluey and Bingo will head to Liverpool for a special performance for their fans in South Western Sydney. Carnes Hill community and… Read more »

Alan Baker Archibald Prize entries on exhibition in Camden

Alan Baker Archibald Prize entries on exhibition in Camden

The opening night of Face to Face: Photos by BRETT ATKINS Local art enthusiasts will not want to miss the latest exhibition at Alan Baker Art Gallery with a number of former Archibald Prize entries on show in Camden. The Face to Face exhibition feature a suite of portrait paintings that capture a timeline of Alan Baker’s Archibald Prize entries from 1936-1972. Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli said the exhibition was a great way to join the Art Gallery of NSW celebrating 100 years of the Archibald Prize this year. “We are fortunate to have such a wonderful art… Read more »

Brothers Gibb to grace the stage in Camden

Get ready to take a trip down the musical memory lane when The Bee Gees – One Night Only show hits the stage in Camden next month. The tribute show features the Brothers Gibb and their magnificent career with several songs capturing the hearts of generations. Performer Andy Sutton, who plays Barry Gibb, said fans would not be disappointed with a great entertaining show on offer. “The show is designed to give the audience a nostalgic trip down memory lane and make them feel like they could be at a Bee Gees Concert,” Mr Sutton said. “In the true spirit… Read more »

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Council engineer with passion for photography

The late Ray Hely was a senior civil engineer employed by Liverpool City Council from 1971 to 1993. But he also had a great passion for photography and an informal commission led to 20 years of capturing life in Liverpool. It seems he photographed anything and anyone and very littleRead more »

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Thumbs up for Menangle Country Club breakfast menu

About a dozen or so lucky people sat down for breakfast at Menangle Country Club this morning. Lucky because they were the first to explore the breakfast menu at Macarthur’s newest destination. Menangle Country Club will offer a full breakfast service from this long weekend, starting on Saturday. And judgingRead more »

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Hermitage restaurant is in good hands

Andy and Charnee Lay are the perfect couple to take over the reins of the Hermitage restaurant. Certainly Andy has got the pedigree to fill the big shoes left by John Nazim, the founding chef at the iconic Campbelltown eatery. Charnee has also worked in the hospitality industry, her mostRead more »

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Threatened species art competition goes digital

Local children can show their passion for conserving and protecting rare and endangered species by taking part in the 2020 threatened species art and writing competition.  The annual competition, run in partnership between Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly Councils, aims to encourage young people within the Macarthur area to learn aboutRead more »

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Exercise: humans built for movement, so why just sit there

Stepping outside for some fresh air and exercise is bringing physical and mental health benefits to south western Sydney residents during the Covid-19 pandemic.  South Western Sydney Local Health District exercise physiologist Daisy Ho says Exercise Right Week during May 25 to 31 highlighted the importance of movement in ourRead more »

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How to tackle the lockdown rubbish spike

You will not be surprised to learn that while we’ve been stuck at home during the lockdown we have been producing a lot more rubbish than before the pandemic arrived. Camden Council says that over the past two months weekly household waste has increased by 15 percent. Now we areRead more »

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Art exhibitions now come to you

Even checking out an art exhibition from the comfort of your own home is fast becoming part of the brave new world we live in. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) have jumped on board with the new way of doing things during Covid-19 and have launched a virtual tour ofRead more »

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Blake art prize extends deadline for entries to May 31

In the difficult times of Covid-19,Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) has extended the submission deadline for both the 66th Blake Art and the Blake Poetry Prizes to May 31. With more than $46,000 in prizes,the new deadline is intended to give artists more time to complete and submit their works forRead more »

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Youth haven in Oran Park has it all

Julia Reserve, a youth heaven in the heart of Oran Park, has opened for “business’’. The park, designed and built by Greenfields Development Company and Landcom, includes the area’s second skate park, a parkour facility, multi-use courts, kick-about areas, ping-pong tables and much more. Local professional scooter rider Warick BeynonRead more »

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Let’s get physical, boys and girls

Juggling life’s challenges can be overwhelming for teenagers, says Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli. “Exercise and eating well can play a big part in getting our teenagers back on track.’’ But Camden Council isn’t just talking about this issue facing local teenagers. It is getting behind Uplift, a brandRead more »

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