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Beam me down, Scotty, it’s story time

The 2021 National Simultaneous Storytime will be literally out of this world. Anyone who pops down the On Q space in Lithgow Street, Campbelltown for this year’s Storytime on May 19 will be able to see and hear an astronaut from the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Shannon Walker, picturedRead more »


Cheesy story about a dog who joined the army

Cheese the kelpie wasn’t barking up the wrong tree whenever he was back at the Campbelltown pound, which was often. An energetic pooch with a love of fetch, Cheese became known to the staff of the Rose Street Animal Care Facility as a serial escape artist. That’s because Cheese couldRead more »


Scream It Out Festival coming to Hurlstone High

Mental health and the awareness around it is an incredibly important topic that is often overlooked in our society, says musician and Hurlstone Agricultural High School teacher Jerry Zahija. “There was a time in my teenage years that I stupidly decided I didn’t belong, but I eventually found my confidenceRead more »


Maybe it should now be called Blaxland Boulevard

Anyone who has lived in and around Campbelltown for more than 20 years would have witnessed the transformation of Blaxland Road. Driving along one of the town’s busiest road links and admiring the boulevard quality makes you forget what it used to look like. Well, for those who weren’t aroundRead more »


Camden goes all out for local buskers

Calling all buskers: Looking for your break in the music industry and not sure where to start? This Camden Council busking initiative may be just what you’ve been looking for. Council is calling on local musicians to register to busk in the local area. Local musicians are now able toRead more »


Copy of Campbelltown’s first newspaper saved for posterity

What is believed to be the first ever copy of a local newspaper in Campbelltown has been repaired and preserved by council. The Campbelltown Herald, the area’s first newspaper, was published on 14 February 1880 and provided Campbelltown residents with their first localised press. The newspaper was donated to CampbelltownRead more »

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