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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : June 25 2008
10 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, June 26, 2008 NEWS BRIEFLY Building design award STRATHFIELD Council is calling on land owners and developers who have created high quality new buildings and developments to nominate for the inaugural Strathfield building design awards. Established to recognise new developments that maintain and enhance Strathfield's high standard of architectural design, the council also wants to reward developers who have ensured quality design. Nominations have been divided into a variety of categories including residential and commercial, and entry forms are available from the council, libraries and www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au Drugs affect drivers ONE in 38 drivers was affected by illicit drugs, Roads Minister Eric Roozendaal told parliament recently. But Christian Democrat MLC Gordon Moyes suggested the figure may be much higher. Rev Moyes said research by the Australian Institute of Criminology found as many as one in four drivers admitted to driving whilst under the influence of illicit drugs. Mr Roozendaal said random roadside testing for drug driving, introduced in 2006, had surveyed 6500 drivers across 53 separate operations and only one in 38 drivers had returned a positive reading. Walking challenge IF trekking 96km through some of the roughest terrain on earth sounds like fun, then apply for the The Kokoda Youth Leadership Clubs Challenge. The fully-funded trip will take eight people aged 16 to 22 to walk the Kokoda Trail with a trek leader and several guides. The club believes the experience can bring about a deeper appreciation of both the suffering and heroics of the Australian soldiers who fought in 1942-43. The trip is over 10 days from September 27 to October 7 and applications can be found at www.clubsnsw.com.au or email email@example.com Call for firefighters THE NSW Fire Brigade is looking for people from all walks of life and backgrounds to become firefighters. We are seeking applicants who are team-oriented, community minded and physically fit, and who enjoy helping people. The recruitment drive is offering 160 places. Applications will be accepted online now but will close at 5pm Friday, June 27. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information go to www.fire.nsw.gov.au STRATHFIELD Council Business papers for Council and Committee meetings are available from Council's Customer Service Centre, libraries and website www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au from the Saturday prior to each meeting. Council Meetings First Tuesday of the month Second Tuesday of the month Third Tuesday of the month (As required) Meeting Ordinary Council at 7pm Plannining Committee at 6pm Standing Committees Environment Standing Committee; Social Standing Committee; Economic Standing Committee Venue Council Chambers 65 Homebush Road Strathfield Multipurpose Room Strathfield Library and Information Centre 65-67 Rochester Street Homebush For further details of Standing Committee meeting times and locations contact Council's Governance department on 9748 9930 council chambers: 65 Homebush Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135 p) 9748 9999 f) 9764 1034 business hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday postal address: PO Box 120, Strathfield NSW 2135 e) firstname.lastname@example.org w) www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au our Community news Cr Paul Barron, Mayor Mayor's message Saturday 28 June 10am-11am Strathfield Library and Information Centre Melaleuca Room For further information contact Linda Seeto on 9748 9999. Meet Your Councillor Sessions 2051990i iww wk52 STRATHFIELD COUNCIL I am pleased to announce Council will host for the first time the Strathfield Building Design Awards. The awards have been designed to recognise new developments that maintain and enhance Strathfield's high standard of architectural design and character. In our community, we are renowned for the character of quality houses, buildings and existing streetscape and it is imperative that we preserve this for the long-term benefit of the Strathfield Municipality. To nominate in the Strathfield Building Design Awards, simply fill out an entry form, available at Council's Customer Service Centre, libraries, and on Council's website at www. strathfield.nsw.gov.au. Entries close 25 July and for further information, please contact Roger Brook of Council on 9748 9999. Businesses in the Strathfield Municipality were again well represented at last week's Inner West Business Awards, with four local businesses nominated. Congratulations to A&G's Beauty on the Avenue, Bakers Delight -- Strathfield and Strathfield Hair Care which were all nominated in their respective award categories, as well as Zeds at the Inn which was nominated in the Best New Business category. Council was again proud to be a support sponsor of this important local event that recognises the good work of our local business. Inner West Small Business Awards The team from A&G's Beauty on the Avenue were on hand for last week's business awards after being nominated in the Beauty Services category. Students from Strathfield South High School got their hands dirty as part of a tree planting activity at Marlene Reserve. Students from Strathfield South High School recently participated in a tree planting activity at Marlene Reserve where they planted over 300 trees, shrubs and grasses. Council would like to say thank you to the students and staff involved in helping to create a greener Strathfield for the benefit of our community. Caring For Our Local Environment World Youth Day will come to Strathfield, with Council screening the Papal Mass at Strathfield Park on Sunday 20 July. The free live telecast will take place from 9.30am - 1pm at Strathfield Park, located on Homebush Road in Strathfield. The Mass will be followed by a sausage sizzle, held by the Strathfield SES. World Youth Day Papal Mass Mayor of Strathfield Paul Barron presented two awards at last week's Inner West Business Awards to the winners of the Best Seafood Outlet and Best Café categories. australia's innovative university DO YOU SUFFER FROM HIP PAIN? Get FREE chiropractic treatment and be part of an international study on hip osteoarthritis Volunteers need to be aged Between 40-85 yrs old. Treatment involves gentle mobilisations, manipulations and soft tissue work, commonly used in the management of osteoarthritis: • full physical examination • 9 FREE treatments For more information call: Katie -- 0450 263 876
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