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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 »

Tabcorp Menangle on Saturday night.
Picture: Daniel Doherty

Maybe it’s time for a third opinion

If you seek a second opinion it’s because the first opinion from a doctor was about something fairly serious, generally speaking. Life and death, mostly, we submit, dear readers. But we couldn’t get this idea through to Councillor Clinton Mead after Campbelltown Council’s meeting last Tuesday, when he and CouncillorRead more »


Hectic lifestyle for our politicians

Our local politicians do get around a lot, some more than others of course, but generally it’s a very hectic lifestyle for the majority of them. The federal member for Hughes and nice bloke Craig Kelly, who is definitely one of the more active ones, posted on Facebook details ofRead more »

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Berejiklian gig bigger than Ben Hur

WHAT started out as a coup for the little chamber of commerce that could has now become bigger than Ben Hur. Ingleburn chamber of commerce secured the transport minister, Gladys Berejiklian, for their November meeting, where she could give a talk on all the transport changes in the south west.Read more »

Ned Flanders is a Souths supporter, second from left.

Ned Flanders has a point

John Ryan used to be in the NSW parliament  as an MLC and he became famous for, mostly, looking like a character in the Simpsons, the poor, long suffering neighbour of Homer Simpson, Ned Flanders. Me, well, I have always had the utmost respect for Ned, er, sorry, John, soRead more »

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