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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : September 10 2008
10 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, September 11, 2008 MB NEWS BRIEFLY Catch Leith THE 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith will be doing a live show at Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL this weekend. The Irish-born singer will be performing songs from his latest album, Catch the Wind: Songs of a Generation. On the album Leith selected songs from his favourite singer-songwriters of the '60s and '70s and re- interpreted them. The show is on Sunday at 2pm. Tickets cost $40. To book, call 9559 0000 or visit www.chprsl.com.au Hunt for poets LOCAL poets are being sought to take part in Ashfield Library's Big Read event on Friday, September 19. Participating poets should compose a poem or poems around the theme of peace to celebrate International Day of Peace on September 22. Each poet has up to five minutes to share their prose at the microphone. This free event starts at 12.30pm and will be held at Level 3, Ashfield Civic Centre. Poet registrations close on Wednesday, September 17. To register or book a place in the audience call 9716 1810. Movie for Rainbow COMMUNITIES for Communities is hosting family movie matinee screening of Wall-e from Disney/Pixar at Reading Cinema, Rhodes on Saturday, September 20, at 2pm. Tickets cost $15 for children/concessions and $20 for adults. Proceeds will go towards building houses for families in Rainbow Village, South Vietnam. Book online at www.communities forcommunities.com.au or call into Adora- belle Gifts in Five Dock, Paul McCarthy Optometrist in Drummoyne or Flowerbug in Concord. For details phone Anne on 0413 677 591 or Judy on 0414 568 820. Welcome officers DRUMMOYNE State Labor MP Angela D'Amore has welcomed the arrival of nine new police to the local community. ''I expect the local community will make these new police welcome," Ms D'Amore said. ''These men and women have made a fine career choice and I am confident that they will assist in the great work being done driving down crime at the local level.'' Seniors' awards SENIORS are encouraged to nominate for the 2009 Seniors' Week Achievement Awards program. Awards will be granted in six categories: business mentoring; community service/volunteering; education/lifelong learning; environment/science; health and wellbeing; and intergenerational understanding. Nominations close at 5pm on September 26. For an application form visit www.nswseniorsweek.com.au or call the Seniors Information Service on 131 244. Seniors' Week will be held on March 15-22. Sailing volunteers SAILABILITY Dobroyd needs you! The summer sailing season starts on Sunday, September 14 and the group needs more volunteers. It gives disabled people the chance to enjoy sailing in specially-designed dinghies. Sail days are every fortnight from 10am to 3pm. The base is at Dobroyd Aquatic Centre at Rodd Point, Henley Marine Dr, Five Dock. Visit www.sailability.org/au/dobroyd or phone Robert Domone on 9874 3642 (ah). ACU open day THE Strathfield campus of Australian Catholic University will host its open day on Saturday. Tours, demonstrations and parent information sessions will be held on the day. University experience days with interactive sessions in various subjects for Year 12 students will also take place on Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1. For details visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience 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 Planning Committee at 6pm Environmental Committee Social Committee Economic Committee Venue Council Chambers 65 Homebush Road Strathfield Iron Bark Meeting Room Strathfield Library and Information Centre 65-67 Rochester Street Homebush For further details of 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 2051990i iww wk11 STRATHFIELD COUNCIL This year the Spring Fair on Sunday 28 September is a carbon offset event, thanks to Todae who are offsetting carbon emissions generated on the day through the purchase of fully certified carbon credits. As part of Council's ongoing commitment to sustainability, the fair will also feature a variety of Eco Stalls including information about energy efficiency, water conservation, reducing waste, as well as details regarding rebates for energy and water efficient home improvements. There will also be a free native tree giveaway for the first 500 people who visit Council's information tent on the day. Local Government elections will be held on Saturday 13 September. Voting is compulsory for all residents of the Strathfield local government area who are registered on the electoral roll. Electors enrolled for Federal and State elections are automatically enrolled for their local Council area. Open 8am-6pm, polling locations are situated at: • Homebush Public School, Rochester Street • Homebush Strathfield District Guide Hall, 53 Ismay Avenue • Homebush West Public School, Exeter Road • Chalmers Road School, 23 Chalmers Road • St Johns Anglican Church Strathfield, 93 Newton Road • St Patricks College Strathfield, Francis Street • Strathfield Girls High School, Albert Road • Strathfield South Public School, Telopea Avenue • Strathfield South Uniting Church Hall, Frances Avenue Local Government Elections This Saturday STRATHFIELD SPRING FAIR Sunday 28 September 10am-6pm Strathfield Park, Homebush & Chalmers Rds Entertainment, 100 stalls, FREE amusement rides What's On The Strathfield Town Centre Final Draft Concept Master Plan is now on public exhibition until 18 September. For further information visit ww w.strathfield.nsw.gov.au or contact Council. Have Your Say Council has just received a large marquee provided by the Cancer Council to promote SunSmart for use at community events. The 4.5 x 3 metre SunSmart marquee was provided to Council in recognition of Council's efforts to raise community awareness about the importance of sun protection. The marquee is available free of charge for community groups to use. For further information about hiring the marquee contact Council. SunSmart Marquee Available For Community Groups
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