Community News

Hillsbus operator, ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia (CDC), is stepping up to provide tangible support to communities impacted by the bushfire crisis. The North West Sydney bus operator has established a fund of $250,000 to assist impacted communities and employees throughout NSW. Called the CDC WeCare Fund, the funding will support families with immediate housing and living needsandassist […]

Cumberland is set to get a city status and Cumberland Council will be renamed ‘Cumberland City Council’. It follows a recent Council meeting that supported a mayoral minute recommending Council change its name with the Australian Business Registration Service.  Mayor Steve Christou has welcomed the development. “When our Council was established in 2016, one important detail […]

The NRMA is urging parents to think twice before leaving children or pets unattended in cars, as today’s temperatures soar past 30 degrees. Despite repeated safety messages, NRMA research shows over 50 per cent of parents are still leaving their children unattended in vehicles to pay for fuel or duck into the shops for milk. […]

Cumberland Council has launched a new community safety campaign ‘Living Safely’, delivered in partnership with NSW Police. Protection against scams, home security, vehicle security and domestic and family violence are among the key priority areas addressed by the campaign. “Improving community safety and reducing crime is a Cumberland Council priority. It is paramount that our […]

City of Parramatta and Transport for NSW are introducing 40km/h speed limits on roads that have lots of pedestrians on and around them. The maximum speed limit for these roads will be 40km/h at all times. Lower travel speeds improve a driver’s ability to stop quickly and react to the unexpected. A vehicle that hits […]

Darcy Street in Parramatta’s CBD reopened to pedestrians and vehicles on Saturday 30 November as work progresses on the Parramatta Square precinct. “The reopening of Darcy Street is another step in the development of Parramatta Square, as major improvements continue to take place around the CBD,” City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer said. […]

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has welcomed the release of the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University’s vision for Greater Parramatta and the Olympic Peninsula (GPOP). The report card, released today, notes the region has developed beyond expectations in recent years and presents one of the biggest growth opportunities in Australia. […]

City of Parramatta Council is inviting local residents and businesses to have their say on upgrades to recreational and community spaces in North Granville. The draft North Granville Community Facilities Masterplan, which is now on public exhibition, provides a long-term plan for developing social infrastructure, including open spaces and plazas, cycle paths, playing fields and […]

Cumberland Council is encouraging residents new to the area to attend one of its free educational Discover Cumberland workshops or bus tours next month. Cumberland Local Government Area has a high level of new arrivals with 25% of the population having arrived in Australia in the last five years as well as many other residents […]

Alive 90.5 FM Chair Gillian Schrickker attended the Aveo Bella Vista Community Open Day. Gillian interviewed Australian Comedian Shane Bourne and Aveo Strategic Group Manager James Wiltshire. You can listen to both interviews below. Leading retirement provider Aveo Group hosted a free open day at the first stage of its $400 million Aveo Bella Vista […]

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