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Labor parachuting Jodi McKay into Strathfield

9.30pm:  NSW Labor is expected to announce tomorrow that they are parachuting in Jodi McKay as…

Voters kept in the dark over donations

A push for more frequent and timely disclosure of donations so that voters are aware of…

Search continues for man after school girls approached in separate incidents at Strathfield

School girls have been approached and subjected to acts of indecency at Strathfield in five separate incidents…

Tough new penalties of up to $5 million for planning breaches

Individuals and companies will face a maximum penalty of  $1 million and $5 million, respectively, under tough new…

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Have your say on MLC redevelopment

1:49 pm | A proposal to redevelop the MLC School in Burwood is now on exhibition for community feedback. The Department of Planning and Environment is seeking views on the school’s redevelopment plans including: the demolition of residential dwellings at…

Croydon Park Festival “a huge success”

Croydon Park Festival “a huge success” 12:48 pm | The Experience Croydon Park! Festival has been declared “a huge success” by organisers – the Croydon Park Chamber of Commerce as an estimated 3,000 people visited the village feel shopping strip on Georges River Road for…

See what sailing is all about

See what sailing is all about 1:02 pm | Anyone hoping to find their sea feet can get an insight into sailing at the annual free Discover Sailing Day, which offers the experienced and beginner alike the opportunity to try life under sail. Taking place on…

John Sidoti appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Planning

1:37 pm | John Sidoti, Member for Drummoyne, has been appointed to Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, announced by the NSW government on Friday. Mr Sidoti told Burwood Scene he is thrilled to assist Pru Goward, Minister for Planning, in his new role. He said planning…

Kiwi artist in residence

Kiwi artist in residence 2:32 pm | New Zealand’s Gary Freemantle, from Shannon on the North Island will become Ashfield Council’s first Kiwi artist in residence from October 23 until early January. Gary has a Diploma of Fine Arts in painting from Canterbury…

Have Your Say: Masterplan criticism misses the mark

11:48 am | Ashfield Mayor, Lucille McKenna has spoken out regarding Charles Casuscelli’s claim that the Ashfield Masterplan is a“con job.” “The member for Strathfield is clearly out of touch. His actions and comments are incredibly disrespectful to the…

Photo taken by student leads to man’s arrest in Strathfield

8:18 am | A photo taken by a school student has resulted in the arrest of a man in Strathfield. Three school girls – one aged 12, the others aged 13 – were walking along Albert Street at around 8.15am yesterday…

Inspiring Strathfield leader passes away

Inspiring Strathfield leader passes away 3:05 pm | Strathfield Council’s first female mayor, Eve Dutton passed away in Brisbane last week. Eve was born in 1928, educated at Meriden School (as a boarder from age 7) and for 25 years taught at the TAFE…

Is the golden age of Australian football over

Is the golden age of Australian football over 10:50 am | The 2011 Asia Cup was the last chance for veterans such as Neill, Schwarzer, Harry Kewell and Brett Emerton to claim a piece of silverware for a golden age of Australian football, which included qualifying for…

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Faker lashes out at Labor’s ‘faceless men’

Faker lashes out at Labor’s ‘faceless men’

10:25 am | Burwood Mayor John Faker, who announced last week that he would seek Labor pre-selection in…

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Sign up for Kindy Safety Packs

Sign up for Kindy Safety Packs

2:35 pm | Kindergarten Orientation Day Road Safety Packs will be available from the Roads Maritime Services (RMS)…

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Milestone for medico

Milestone for medico

2:23 pm | There won’t be too many inner west residents who have had a colonoscopy who wouldn’t…

The lost art of thank you

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Is the golden age of Australian football over

Is the golden age of Australian football over

10:50 am | The 2011 Asia Cup was the last chance for veterans such as Neill, Schwarzer, Harry…

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