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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 brand new active wellness program designed to help young residents deal with challenges around mental health, stress with studies, family life and friends. The free six week program by the Y (formerly YMCA), will be held at Mount Annan Leisure Centre every Wednesday from 6pm. “While The Y staff are not… Read more »

Give your kids healthy start to school year

Start the school year off on a healthy note with a well-balanced lunch box, including a variety of nutritious foods to give youngsters the energy they need to learn and play. South Western Sydney Local Health District health promotion officer Katie Trinh said lunch boxes should contain water and a variety of foods from the core food groups. “Children need a mix of grain, protein, dairy, fruit and vegetables to thrive each day,” Ms Trinh said. “We know it can be a little daunting putting together a balanced lunch box, particularly for parents of children starting kindergarten. “The Growing Healthy… Read more »

Fascinating exhibitions explore pop culture

What is it about sneakers? There’s this young fellow in my circle who can’t get enough of them, buying a new pair every chance he gets. And when he does, he takes a photo and posts it on his Instagram account with the usual hashtags, such as #newsneakers and so on. Maybe a new exhibition coming to South West Sydney next month can answer some of these questions about sneakers and popular culture in general. It will be one of two new exhibitions being launched at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on February 1. The exhibitions, which explore control and the… Read more »

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X Factor winner to perform at Liverpool Mayoral ball

 Singer songwriter Altiyan Childs will perform at the inaugural Liverpool Mayoral Charity Ball on Saturday, August 23. Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun said he was delighted that Altiyan, who won reality TV show X Factor in 2010, was performing on the night. “Altiyan has a lot of appeal across all ageRead more »

39steps

Hitchcock thriller at Casula

The famous Alfred Hitchcock thriller 39 Steps will be staged in the theatre of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on August 27. The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over 100 characters played by four actors. Based on the 1935 Hitchcock spy thriller movie and novel by John Buchan, theRead more »

Festival fun on the way

This year’s Festival of Fisher’s Ghost will kick off Thursday, October 30 with the opening of the Craft Exhibition and will conclude on Sunday, November 9 with the Fun Run and the final day of the carnival at Bradbury. A report to council for the July 29 meeting stated that this year’sRead more »

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