Pint-sized two-wheeled fury hits Kembla Grange

‘Awesome Drive’ Go-Kart track in Kembla Grange will play host to an exciting motorcycle racing event this October long weekend. The technical asphalt circuit creates the perfect setting for junior motorsport ‘MotoStars’. MotoStars is the product of professional Moto...
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Spring Show educates the Shoalhaven community about endangered orchids

The Spring Orchid Show, hosted by the Shoalhaven Orchid Society, gave people the opportunity to buy native plants as well as learn about endangered orchids. The annual show featured native Australian Orchids such as the Dendrobium Speciosum, a yellow-flowering orchid...
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Businesses claim bypass has cut Berry profits

Businesses have seen revenue drop up to 15 per cent in the two months since the Berry Bypass opened, according to the local chamber of commerce. The two service stations and the IGA have reported a significant drop in earnings, as traffic on the old highway through...
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Mt Annan roundabout gets a native wildflowers makeover

Australia’s native flora will flourish in Mount Annan this spring thanks to the work of environmentalist to integrate native flowers into the urban landscape. About 20 members from Greening Australia, Camden Council and The Australia Botanic Gardens joined forces...
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Community spirit, support rallies to save lives

Corrimal businesses came together to support a well known local charity at the annual Spring into Corrimal festival on Sunday. Money and awareness was raised for Saving Chloe Saxby by donations and the sales of merchandise and raffle tickets. Over $7000 went to the...
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Stylish sustainability on show during National Op Shop Week

Fashion met sustainability at the Salvation Army during this year’s National Op Shop Week in Wollongong. Op shops across the country took part in the initiative to raise awareness about the stores and the programs they fund. Reducing, recycling, and re-purposing goods...
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New generation of banknotes look to make Australia’s currency more accessible to people who are blind or vision-impaired

The Reserve Bank of Australia has released the new $10 note, and it has won support of parts of the disability community. The new note includes tactile features which have been designed to assist people who are blind or have low vision to quickly and easily recognise...
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Football award to be named after crash victim

Helensburgh Thistles Football Club has announced the award for the Amateur Men’s Player of the Year will be named in honour of the late former player Lachlan Scipione. Lachlan and clubmate Rueben Martin were killed in a car crash in June. The idea was suggested by...
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Campbelltown mountain bike racer competes in Cairns

Downhill mountain bike riders have gathered in Cairns for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. Campbelltown resident Kellie Weinert was among those representing Australia after years of rigorous training in local events. “It’s the pinnacle of the sport and all...
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Local charity steps back in time to move forward

Everything old is new again at the annual Macarthur Vintage, Fifties and Collectables Fair. Vintage enthusiasts flocked to the event to soak up the atmosphere and relish in the retro cars,...
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Pint-sized two-wheeled fury hits Kembla Grange

‘Awesome Drive’ Go-Kart track in Kembla Grange will play host to an exciting motorcycle racing event this October long weekend. The technical asphalt circuit creates the perfect setting for junior motorsport ‘MotoStars’. MotoStars is the product of professional Moto...

Businesses claim bypass has cut Berry profits

Businesses have seen revenue drop up to 15 per cent in the two months since the Berry Bypass opened, according to the local chamber of commerce. The two service stations and the IGA have reported a significant drop in earnings, as traffic on the old highway through...

Community spirit, support rallies to save lives

Corrimal businesses came together to support a well known local charity at the annual Spring into Corrimal festival on Sunday. Money and awareness was raised for Saving Chloe Saxby by donations and the sales of merchandise and raffle tickets. Over $7000 went to the...

Football award to be named after crash victim

Helensburgh Thistles Football Club has announced the award for the Amateur Men’s Player of the Year will be named in honour of the late former player Lachlan Scipione. Lachlan and clubmate Rueben Martin were killed in a car crash in June. The idea was suggested by...

Campbelltown mountain bike racer competes in Cairns

Downhill mountain bike riders have gathered in Cairns for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. Campbelltown resident Kellie Weinert was among those representing Australia after years of rigorous training in local events. “It’s the pinnacle of the sport and all...

Animal Pop Art Portraits

  Artist Kaylee Prokop is gaining popularity with her unique take on pets through the colourful world of pop art. Ms Prokop has been flooded with requests on her  Facebook site, as pet owners seek to...

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