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Anonymous push for Kentlyn subdivision

Do you want subdivision in Kentlyn? That was the header in a leaflet dropped in letterboxes of Kentlyn residents last weekend, including mine. The anonymous leaflet went on to say: Now is your time to speak out to the Councillors of Campbelltown to get your voice heard! The Councillors ofRead more »

new train service

New rail stations in the dark

There’s hardly a critic of the recently opened South West Rail Link, which runs train services from an upgraded Glenfield station to the new stations of Edmondson Park and Leppington. But a young female commuter was shocked to find the Leppington station shrouded in complete darkness when she arrived thereRead more »

Italians in Liverpool

Italians in Liverpool are cream of the crop

Except for the council, the most important movers and shakers of Liverpool are Italian-Australians, and thank God for that. The Greek-Australians of Liverpool think they run the town, but they don’t, they just own a lot of the commercial buildings in the bustling central business district. My old mate HarryRead more »

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Playground design kids’ stuff

If you want to design a new playground in a park, who do you get to do the designs: young  people naturally.  So Year 5 and 6 students at Liverpool Public School will be presenting their designs for the new Bigge Park playground next Tuesday. Council’s building and recreation managerRead more »

Tony

Big Tony leads the westie celebrity pack

We don’t have too many nationally known celebrities, but one may be the self confessed “humble dairy farmer from Leppington, Tony Perich. Big Tony was featured on the front page of the national daily The Australian a couple of weeks ago, and described as Sydney’s first “westie” billionaire. But ifRead more »

Fisher's Ghost festival

Mayor says thanks for people power

As an example of people power, it was so successful it stopped plans for a 24-hour pub in Casula. But more than that, Liverpool mayor Ned Mannoun was so moved by sad stories of alcohol abuse and gambling from residents when he set up a mobile office in Casula earlierRead more »

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