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Woodstock Open Day after refurb

Woodstock Open Day after refurb

The iconic Woodstock Centre refurbishment and extensions are now complete and ready for a community Open Day on July 20. Woodstock sits on a large parcel of land in Church Street and has a long history serving the Burwood community. Built as a two-storey Victorian Italianate private home on six acres by Edwin Thomas Penfolds […]

Burwood the muse for new art prize

Burwood the muse for new art prize

Burwood Council wants to hear from budding local artists on a new art prize that will be established. “Our area has become a hub for culture and creativity,” says Burwood Mayor, Cr John Faker.“What better way to capture our diversity than through art.” Locals can register their interest by emailing their name and suburb to […]

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Local Government Act introduced

Local Government Act introduced

Financial controllers with powers to intervene in non-performing councils could be appointed to get those councils back on track under new laws to be introduced into Parliament today, Minister for Local Government Paul Toole said. The Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill focuses on council governance and strategic planning to ensure they meet community […]

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Croydon Park Festival organisers call for sponsors

Croydon Park Festival organisers call for sponsors

‘Experience Croydon Park Festival’ is back in November 2016 and is calling for more sponsors for major sponsors.  In November 2014, Croydon Park hosted its first local festival in over a decade welcoming over 8,000 people to browse a combination of stall holders, creative activities, sport, art and entertainment. The Festival’s first major sponsor for […]

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Sydney Markets Fresh Awards Finalists

Sydney Markets Fresh Awards Finalists

Sydney Markets has revealed the finalists of the 2016 Fresh Awards. Its refreshed program of awards recognise best practice and innovation of small and medium businesses across various sectors of the fresh produce industry in NSW and the ACT. The finalists will vie for the winning titles across a number of award categories including Greengrocer […]

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Campbell Park upgrade funds promised

Campbell Park upgrade funds promised

Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP, has announced today that a re- elected Turnbull Government will contribute $1 million towards ground improvements at Campbell Park, Chiswick. Campbell Park is the home ground for Abbotsford Juniors Football Club (AJFC) and the funding announcement will allow works to commence on the $1.35 million revamp. “It is well […]

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Safer Communities funding for Cabarita Park

Safer Communities funding for Cabarita Park

Craig Laundy MP, Member for Reid has announced a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $50,000 to address safety concerns in Cabarita Park. The funding has been committed under the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund. “This project is something that has had strong local support, and will address residents’ concerns about criminal and anti-social behaviour […]

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Palliative Care hotline launched

Palliative Care hotline launched

An after-hours helpline to support people receiving palliative care, carers and health professionals has been launched by NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner. The Palliative Care After-Hours Helpline is part of the NSW Government Plan to Increase Access to Palliative Care. “More than 70% of Australians say they want to be cared for and die at […]

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Petition to save community radio

Petition to save community radio

Members of local community radio station 2RDJ-FM are meeting Reid MP Craig Laundy this morning to present the Keep the Community in Your Radio petition and talk about why community radio matters. John Bisset, Chief Executive Officer of Community Broadcasting Association of Australia described the budget cuts to Community Radio in the Coalition’s May budget […]

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Strathfield actor hits new heights

Strathfield actor hits new heights

The laughs are all on Mark Andres in the new hip-hop/Latin musical with a difference, In The Heights, which comes to the theatre next month. Mark plays the role of Sonny in a contemporary musical about what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream, and what it means to […]

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