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Soils ain’t soils: making sense of test results

If your soil is struggling, everything else on your land will too, says Linda Dedovic. Ms Dedovic is the coordinator of a workshop to help landholders make more sense of soil tests. “Soil is our life support system, it provides anchorage for roots, holds water and nutrients,’’ she says. “If you aren’t an agronomist, soil… Read more »


Camden Brick Show has a treat or two in store for Lego fans

Local Lego lovers are set for a treat with new, large builds and a special visit organised for the third annual Camden Brick Show later this month. The Brick Show will be hosted by Playwell Events, with more than 70 tables of custom-built Lego models on display including themes ranging from Star Wars, Architecture and… Read more »


Campbelltown jubilee awards are back; nominations are now open

Nominations have opened for the 2022 Campbelltown City Jubilee Awards. Residents can nominate neighbours, family, friends, businesses, community organisations or themselves. The awards recognise people who have lived in Campbelltown for 50 years or more and 30 years or more for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people. Businesses or organisations that have served Campbelltown for… Read more »


Fun and games start tomorrow as 2022 seniors festival takes off

Clay making, nature walks, morning teas, movie events, gardening and games are just some of the activities planned in a packed Campbelltown Seniors Festival program this year. The festival includes a range of free activities designed to get seniors of all ages active, social and having fun. This year’s theme is “reconnect’’ and encourages seniors… Read more »


Romantic night out with the bats is on the cards

How does a night out with bats grab you? The Redfern Creek Bushcare Group and the Australasian Bat Society will host a two hour Night with the Bats! this Saturday, March 26, at Milton Park, Macquarie Fields. Learn about council’s efforts to conserve the protected species also known as grey headed flying fox, and watch… Read more »


Encore: award winning exercise program for women with breast cancer

YWCA Encore, a free exercise program for women with breast cancer will return to Campbelltown from May. The award winning exercise and wellness program for women who have had breast cancer or preventative surgery is two hours a week for eight weeks. It incorporates floor and hydrotherapy exercises in a small group environment with trained… Read more »


Camden Kids website is a big hit with local families

Families are finding all the local information and services they need with ease, thanks to the Camden Kids website. The website, which celebrated its first birthday since its redesign recently, supports families to find local information and services. KU Cobbitty Preschool director, Rebecca Fordham, said the website was highly regarded by both educators and families…. Read more »


Mayor’s Christmas appeal opens early this year

An early start to the 2020 Mayor’s Christmas Appeal means Campbelltown residents can play their part in bringing some cheer to those in the community doing it tough. The appeal for new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items will run until Friday, December 18. The Macarthur Combined Churches will distribute the gifts. All donations will… Read more »


Actions speak louder than words on the environment

Actions speak louder than words so if you want to improve and restore local bushland here’s your chance. On Saturday, November 23, Campbelltown residents are invited to help restore the natural environment of the Simmos Beach catchment by planting native trees for koalas and other native species. The community planting event will take place at… Read more »


Sport greats back up year after year for St Greg’s

Rugby league greats Peter Sterling, Chris Lawrence and Anthony Minichiello were there. Former Socceroo Brett Emerton joined two Olympians, diver Melissa Wu and cycling gold medallist Anna Meares as some of the other superstar guests at this year’s St Gregory’s College celebrity sports dinner. But this is not a rare occurrence, seeing great sporting stars… Read more »

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