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INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, July 17, 2008 9 2008 TRUELOCAL BUSINESS AWARDS www.innerwestweekly.com.au Register now BUSINESSES can this year go online and register their interest in the 2008 True Local Business Awards program. Jump on the internet and go to www.truelocalbusinessawards. com.au and click on the ''register your business'' link. Type in the details of your business and nominate the category the business will partici- pate in. Then just wait for the public voting. All registered businesses will automatically appear in their chosen category on the opening day of voting for readers to nomi- nate. Cream of the crop in line Jessica Pollock, the 2007 Apprentice of the Year, works at Trendy Cuts at Rhodes Shopping Centre. THE Inner-West Weekly is looking for the cream of local business. And we need your help. The 2008 TrueLocal Business Awards will recognise and reward outstanding local business achievements and acknowledge the commitment of sponsors to business and the community in the Inner West. Presented by Cumberland Newspapers, publishers of the Inner-West Weekly, the business awards are sponsored by Vodafone, with local sponsors Rhodes Shopping Centre and Strathfield Council. The program is all about local businesses and local communities. So we're calling on you -- local residents -- to nominate your favourite businesses and help make this 15th year of the awards the biggest and best yet. If you deal with a business that deserves to be recognised as as one of the best in our area, we want to hear about it. And just by nominating and voting for your favourite business, you could win a weekend for two at the Crowne Plaza, Terrigal. Inner-West Weekly editor Robyn Ainsworth said the paper was proud to host the highly successful program again. Ms Ainsworth said the Inner West was awash with business achievers and innovators, and it was an honour to have the chance to recognise those businesses. ''The 2007 awards rewarded business finalists, sponsors and the wider local community,'' she said. ''We are confident that this year's awards program will be even bigger and better.'' The awards incorporate three phases -- community choice, busi- ness comment and the mystery shopper report. The feedback provided through the nomination and transparent judging process allows businesses to grow and improve. This year, businesses can pre- register their details at www.true localbusinessawards.com.au or by calling the Business Awards Hotline on 9689 5155. Inner-West Weekly manager Chris Flourentzou said nomi- nations would determine which businesses would be finalists. Each of the finalist businesses will be able to showcase itself through a questionnaire devised in collaboration with the NSW State and Regional Development Department. Finalists will also be assessed by a mystery shopper. The business with the highest score after all three phases of the awards program will be declared the winner of their section. There's a nomination coupon on Page 24 in this edition of the Inner- West Weekly. Beachside luxury CROWNE Plaza Terrigal is 90 minutes from Sydney and seconds from Terrigal Beach. Fresh from a multi-million dol- lar ground floor refurbishment, Crowne Plaza Terrigal offers su- perb oceanfront accommodation, dining and entertainment options. There is a luxurious day spa and a health club. Everyone who nominates a busi- ness in the 2008 True Local Busi- ness Awards will go into the draw to win a weekend package for two at Crowne Plaza Terrigal. You'll enjoy two nights accom- modation, dinner at the Seasalt Restaurant, a treatment in the Tea Tree Spa, complimentary cham- pagne and late checkout. EXHIBITION OF STATE SIGNIFICANT SITE LISTING Location: Sydney Olympic Park Proponent: Sydney Olympic Park Authority Council(s): Auburn, Canada Bay and Strathfield Approval authority: Minister for Planning Description of proposal Sydney Olympic Park Authority is seeking to list the Sydney Olympic Park site in Schedule 3 of the State Environmental Planning Policy (Major Projects) 2005 to facilitate development proposed in a new Draft Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan 2030 and also to amend the area that Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No 24 - Homebush Bay Area applies to by removing the Sydney Olympic Park site. The Sydney Olympic Park Infrastructure Contributions Framework 2030 is proposed to support implementation of the Master Plan. Exhibition The Draft State Environmental Planning Policy, Draft Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan 2030 and Draft Sydney Olympic Park Infrastructure Contributions Framework 2030 will be on exhibition from Wednesday 16 July 2008 until Monday 18 August 2008. The documentation is available at the following locations, during their regular business hours: Department of Planning (Head Office), Information Centre, 23-33 Bridge Street, SYDNEY Department of Planning (Sydney West Region), Level 3, 3 Marist Place, PARRAMATTA Sydney Olympic Park Authority 7 Figtree Drive, SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK Auburn Council, Civic Place, 1 Susan Street, AUBURN Canada Bay City Council, 1a Marlborough Street, DRUMMOYNE Strathfield City Council, 65 Homebush Road, STRATHFIELD A copy of the Draft State Environmental Planning Policy, Draft Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan 2030 and Draft Sydney Olympic Park Infrastructure Contributions Framework 2030 prepared by the Authority may also be viewed on the Department of Planning's website (www.planning.nsw.gov.au). Submissions You are invited to make a written submission on this proposal. This submission should include: • your name and address • the name and address of the proposal • a statement on whether you support or object to the proposal • the reasons why you support or object to the proposal. Your submission must reach the Department by close of business Monday 18 August 2008 and be addressed to: Director -- Strategic Assessments, Department of Planning, GPO Box 39, SYDNEY NSW 2001 If you do not want your submission to be made public, please state this in your submission. Enquiries: Phone 1300 305 695 or email email@example.com 793196V2 PUBLIC NOTICE Edwards Park Branch Library closure Strathfield Council will shortly commence construction of a new Community and Library Centre at Edwards Park. This new centre will not only retain current branch library services, but will also expand the facilities located at Edwards Park by providing amenities that will allow residents in the south of Strathfield to participate in meetings, activities, classes and functions. To ensure that this centre is servicing the community as soon as possible, the current Branch Library will close on Friday, 18 July. Construction of the new facility will commence shortly after. To minimise disruptions to branch library services during the construction stages of the new facility, the following arrangements have been organised: • Weekly bus service to transport people to and from High Street and the Main Library in Homebush to commence on Monday, 21 July • Monthly community bus service to the Main Library to pick up people from High Street on the first Wednesday of the month • Branch Library users offered the opportunity to become temporary home library service clients where a personal profile is developed and resources delivered and collected from their homes at agreed times • Branch library users given extended loan periods and increase in borrowing limits • An outdoors return chute located at the High Street site Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. For further information on library services, please contact the Library and Information Centre at Homebush (Main Library) on 8762 0222. council chambers: 65 Homebush Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135 postal address: PO Box 120, Strathfield NSW 2135 p) 9748 9999 f) 9764 1034 e) firstname.lastname@example.org w) www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au business hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday 2088110i iww wk3
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