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Local School Extends To Years 11 And 12 After 15 years of successful Kindergarten to Year 10 schooling, the Board of Nepean Christian School at Mulgoa has approved progression into the senior years of secondary schooling. Year 11 will commence at the beginning of 2014 and will provide an innovative and focused approach where students study and complete some subjects in one year, rather than the normal two years. This enables students to focus their attention on a smaller number of subjects each year and reduces the stress of having to do every HSC exam at the same time. Year 12 will follow in 2015. Flexibility of subject delivery will be provided for highly motivated and capable students. Teachers will be available to senior students out of school hours for advice and encouragement. Student independence with wisdom will be enacted within the school’s distinctively Christian view of life. Whilst Nepean is gladly and openly Christian, it will respect the faith journey of its Year 11 and 12 students as they approach adulthood in an exciting, yet broken, world. A Christian background is not a pre-requisite for enrolment at the school. Current Year 10 students and parents are involved with consultation regarding such things as Years 11 and 12 uniform, buildings, procedures and traditions. The school values strong community involvement. Continued pg 5...

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From the Editor Welcome to this special Easter Edition of the Glenmore Gazette. I know my two boys are very excited to see the stores fill with the sugary supplies that go hand in hand with Easter. Come to think of it, I am certain they commenced filling the shelves with Easter Eggs as soon as Christmas was over. Of course there is much more behind Easter than Easter Eggs and Easter Bunnies; see our local parish updates to read about the real meaning behind this special time of the year. Last month I spent some time at the town centre meeting a huge following of our local readers. It was lovely to speak to so many people and receive your ideas, suggestions and feedback. I know a common cause for query was centred around an update on the Glenmore Park Shopping Centre development; I have requested an update from the relevant parties and hope to have an article to publish in the April edition. This edition, as always, includes a huge dose of information from our regular contributors in Parents Corner, Paws A While, Counselling Corner and Keeping Fit with Rj. We’ve also included some very interesting articles about the state of affairs and newest updates with regard to our local roads and transport; see pages 7 and 11 for more information. It is a MUST for any Easter ‘SpEGGtacular’ to include some EGGCELLENT recipe ideas, which I have included for you in What’s Cooking on page 16, I am sure you’ll agree they are too tempting not to give at least one a try! There’s also something for everyone in our Easter Fun on page 9. Blessings for a special Easter celebration, time with loved ones, friends and family as ‘Life is too short to be anything but happy!’

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William’s Walk

Little Cranebrook boy, William Harris was born 12 November, 2004. He was a son to David and Lauren and brother to Taylor, Jhai and Makaylah. He was adored by everyone that had the pleasure to meet him. He was bold, charming and at times highly opinionated. William suffered from the chronic pain of arthritis and was diagnosed on 9 May, 2006, with systemic onset JIA. He never crawled or walked properly and suffered from spiking fevers and a rash. His day-to-day life involved painful, swollen and stiff joints. Nobody will ever truly understand the pain of watching their five year old son crawl up the hallway, because he couldn’t walk. He knew he was different and at times he would ask why he got arthritis. There are some questions that are just too hard to answer. Sadly our beautiful little boy left this earth bound for Heaven on 17 April, 2011. William was six years old. Our lives will never be the same again and we live with a constant reminder that kids get arthritis too and they can indeed die. I knew that William was far too loud in life to ever leave quietly, and I don’t want the world to forget him and the countless other children who suffer every day. We created William’s Wish for two reasons. Firstly, because William was granted a wish from the Starlight Foundation, but passed away just before his wish was fulfilled and secondly, to remember our son and who he was, a young boy who stood up for what he believed and someone who cared deeply about others and would want to give his friends a wish they deeply deserve. Join us for William’s Walk this April to help kids living with arthritis. There are 2 great locations in Bondi and Penrith with courses to

suit people of all ages and fitness levels. It promises to be a great day out with family and friends, loads of entertainment, music, face painting and fun for everyone. There will also be stalls with food or you can even bring a picnic. Over 4,000 Australian children live with some form of juvenile arthritis, they need our support. Help us keep William’s fighting spirit alive by joining the walk and help us raise $100,000 for kids with arthritis. BONDI BEACH - Saturday 27th April Enjoy a scenic 4km walk from South Bondi to Bronte Beach and back again. PENRITH (International Regatta Centre) - Sunday 28th April Join us for a 5km walk or 5km fun run - or do both! For more information, to offer your support or register for the walk; visit the website: http://williamswalk.gofundraise.com.au/cms/home

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GLENMORE PARK ANGLICAN CHURCH

Rev John Lavender • Cnr William Howell Dr & Pritchard Pl, Glenmore Park • Phone: 4733 1635

Service Times: Sundays @ 8.30 and 10.15am, 5 and 7pm. Plus activities for adults and young people right throughout the week

Isn’t it good that the government gives us four days off to reflect on the most important events of history? Good Friday is the day we remember Jesus’ death. Easter Sunday, we celebrate the fact that this very same Jesus rose from the dead. The incredible thing is that Jesus’ death was no accident. Jesus came into our world to die & pay for the consequences each of us deserves for not treating God as God. Jesus’ death does something quite extraordinary – it reconciles us with God. When Jesus dies, his death opens the door for any person to have friendship with God; a fresh start in life when they put their trust in Him. Yet it doesn’t stop there. On Easter Sunday as we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead, we celebrate the fact that Jesus smashed death! It is because of Jesus’ resurrection that you can have a certain hope of life beyond death – a life that the Bible says, “will never perish or spoil or fade”, like so many things in our world today. At Glenmore Park Anglican Church, we not only want to celebrate these magnificent truths but also share them with you! That is why we would love you to join us over Easter - “The Long Weekend that Changes Everything!” In addition, in the lead up to Easter we will be having some special Sunday Services on 17th & 24th March and a whole lot of other special events during that week for everyone in Glenmore Park & the surrounding area - all to help you discover Jesus - that there is in fact ‘More to Life’ and that real life with meaning, purpose, peace, joy & hope are found through Jesus.

Check out the details or give me a call or facebook us or visit our website to find out more. All our 8.30am, 10.15am & 5pm Services have Creche & Kids Programs. • Special Sunday Services 17th & 24th March 8.30am, 10.15am, 5pm & 7pm • Thursday 28th March 7pm ‘Easter Last Supper Service’ • Good Friday 29th March 8:30 & 10:15am • Easter Sunday 8.30am, 10.15am, 5pm & 7pm We’d love to have you along! Happy Easter – ‘The Long Weekend that Changes Everything!’ Rev John Lavender

Easter Facts • The date of Easter Sunday changes every year because it’s celebrated on the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon. The Paschal Full Moon is part of the Ecclesiastical Calendar and varies considerably, so Easter Sunday can be any time from March 22nd to April 25th. • The first symbol of Easter was a chicken breaking out of its shell (Christ’s resurrection). • The tradition of giving eggs at Easter time has been traced back to Persians, Egyptians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans, to whom the egg was a symbol of life. • It has been suggested that the many customs associated with Easter eggs developed in Europe because of the Crusaders. They are believed to have brought the idea back with them from the East. Thus, we see that the egg has had special meaning and has been revered by humankind for thousands of years as a symbol of birth, life and hope. • The most famous decorated Easter eggs were those made by the well-known goldsmith, Peter Carl Faberge. In 1883 the Russian Czar, Alexander, commissioned Faberge to make a special Easter gift for his wife, the Empress Marie.The first Faberge egg was an egg within an egg. It had an outside shell of platinum and enameled white which opened to reveal a smaller gold egg. The smaller egg, in turn, opened to display a golden chicken and a jeweled replica of the Imperial crown. This special Faberge egg so delighted the Czarina that the Czar promptly ordered the Faberge firm to design further eggs to be delivered every Easter. In later years Nicholas II, Alexander’s son, continued the custom. Fifty-seven eggs were made in all.

                                                                                                                     

 

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Continued from pg 1...As a member of the NSW Association of Independent Schools and Christian Education National, the school has a firm support base for its venture into Years 11 and 12. The school has the enviable opportunity of enacting best senior school practice right from the very beginning, unburdened by bureaucracy and irrelevant traditions. The school welcomes expressions of interest from families who want a relevant, rigorous, expansive and supportive approach to senior schooling in a small, intimate environment that treasures vibrant student teacher relationships and empowers students according to their interests and abilities. The Principal, Geoff Wheaton, is very happy to meet families and students at school or a local café to chat about enrolment. This successful independent school, settled in a peaceful bushland setting 10 minutes from Penrith is very proud to offer another Senior School option to local families. Contact: Geoff Wheaton, Principal Ph: 0417 394 076 E: geoff.wheaton@nepean.nsw.edu.au

Glenmore Park Residents Group NEWS It was nice to have a couple of new residents attend our group this month with some new ideas and input. The group will follow up this month to find out what is happening with the redevelopment of the shopping centre. Despite a committment from Raine & Horne as well as the centre management to contact us with an update on the plans in January, we are still waiting. It is also disappointing that none of the five South Ward councillors have made a firm committment to attend a meeting to outline their plans for the residents of Glenmore Park. Perhaps it is time for the residents of Glenmore Park to write or email Penrith Council to ask the councillors whom we elected what they are doing for us. The list of items presented to council via email last November for repair/ maintenance were acknowledged but to date nothing has been done.

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CHRIST CHURCH @ THE COLLEGE

Rev Mark Bonnici • Christ Church @ The College • www.christchurchatthecollege.com.au

Resurrected Turtle! Zoe’s pet turtle had died, and she was crying as if her heart would break. Her mother had been dealing with the situation all day and declared that it was now Dad’s turn to try and make things better. Desperate to quiet his little girl’s tears, he said, “I tell you what, we’ll have a funeral for the turtle.” Being three years old, she didn’t know what a funeral was. Scrambling to come up with an explanation –as well as something that would get her mind off the turtle’s demise, he said “A funeral is like a birthday party. We’ll have ice cream and cake and lemonade and balloons, and all the children in the neighborhood will come over to our house to play.” Well, the prospect of a turtle funeral did the trick. Instantly, Zoe was her happy, smiling self. So, with visions of cake and ice cream in their heads the two beamed down on the deceased turtle lying at their feet. As they did, the turtle began to move. And a few seconds later, he was crawling away as lively as –well, as lively as a LIVE turtle! After considering her options, Zoe looked up at her father with her big beautiful eyes and –with all the innocence of her tender years –she said quietly, “Daddy, LET’S KILL IT.” (Author unknown) The resurrection of the dead may seem too good to be true but this is the testimony written by many of the New Testament authors. In the first letter to the Corinthian church the apostle Paul reminds his readers of the witness testimonies on which their belief structure were founded, the death and the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. 1 Corinthians 15:1-7 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you- unless you believed in vain. 3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that

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Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, 5 and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. 6 Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. 7 Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles. The story of Jesus rising from the dead is not a fantasy but an event in history which is backed by the words of men and women who saw him die an awful death. Then saw him alive three days later. Join us this Easter to learn more about the Easter story! Good Friday Family Service 9.30am in the Lighthouse Theatre Easter Sunday Family Service 9.30am in the Lighthouse Theatre (colouring in sheets will be available for the kids during the service and a crèche will also be provided). Mark Bonnici

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It’s almost 200 years since the first Blue Mountains crossing, when Australians will retrace this deciding moment for European settlement and our nation. To recognise the starting point of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth’s epic journey at Blaxland’s farm, St Marys, Penrith City Council will launch a three-week series of major commemorations in May 2013. The celebrations cover the start of the trek up the mountains in May 1813 to the explorers’ triumphant return some three weeks later. Penrith City Council has worked with a community committee to develop these notto-be-missed activities: – Breakfast Launch and Re-enactment trek - 11 May – Family Camp Out on the Nepean River - 11 May – Historical Festival at Mamre Homestead - 19 May – “Back to Emu Plains” weekend - 25 and 26 May To add to the excitement, Penrith Library will hold a “Makings of a City History Conference Crossing the Great Divide” on 9 March and Penrith Civic Centre will host an exhibition through April-May. Penrith Mayor Mark Davies said an extra treat would be appearances by renowned Aussie actor Jack Thompson as part of Council’s Bicentenary program. “We are proud to have Australian icon, Jack Thompson as patron of Penrith City Council’s Blue Mountains crossing commemorations. Keep an eye out as he’ll be attending several events,” Councillor Davies said. For more details on individual events please call Council on 4732 7645. For details on Penrith history conference call 4732 7891. MEDIA Library’s RELEASE

Penrith residents can clear their homes of old and unwanted e-waste and chemicals and join neighbourly efforts to keep their area looking its best with ‘clean up’ events in March. Gather your old televisions, computers and other electronic goods for Electronic Waste Drop Off Day. Held at Jamison Park, South Penrith (entry off Jamison Road, opposite Castlereagh Street) on Saturday 9 March, it’s an easy way to recycle unwanted electronic clutter. It runs between 9am and 3.30pm; check penrithcity.nsw.gov.au for the full list of items accepted. You can do the environment an extra favour while disposing of household chemicals and at Penrith City Council’s free Household Chemical CleanOut on Saturday 16 March. Between 9am and 3:30pm, drive into Jamison Park, South Penrith, follow the directions and await the staff who’ll unload your boot or trailer of the chemicals. Accepted items include solvents, household and pool cleaners, car batteries, paint, pesticides, poisons and even fire extinguishers. Visit cleanout.com.au or call 4732 7615 for details, including how to transport chemicals safely. Thanks to community participation in these three events previously and other sustainable initiatives, Penrith has been recognised as a leader; winning the prestigious Keep Australia Beautiful 2012 titles NSW Overall Sustainable City 2012, National Winner of the Young Legends Award 2012 and National Winner of the Resource Recovery and Waste Management Award 2012. Never miss another clean up event: Register for free text message reminders about upcoming recycling initiatives and events by emailing your name, home address and mobile number to rrr@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au or phone 4732 7615.

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Ryan Park MP Shadow Minister for Roads Thursday, 21 February 2013 HUGE BLOW OUT INr TRAVEL FOR SYDNEY THE M4, commemorations M5 AND M7 LegendaryTIMES Aussie actor Jack ThompsonDRIVERS is the “face” ofON the Bicentenary New figures haveOut shown times Times have blown out M4, for motorists underM7 the O'Farrell Huge Blow Intravel Travel For M5 And Government – with workers from western and south western Sydney hit the hardest.

New figures have shown travel times have blown out for motorists under the O’Farrell Government – with workers and south western Sydney hit the hardest. On On the M4, the average speedfrom has western dropped 12km/h to just 36km/h. the M4, the average speed has dropped 12km/h to just 36km/h. Average Averagespeeds speedsfor for drivers drivers have have plummeted plummetedininthe the three three months monthstoto December December2012, 2012. including: See table below... Road M4 M5/M5 East M7 F3 (Beresfield to Wahroonga) Epping Road Liverpool Road Anzac Bridge Castle Hill Road Military/Spit Road Cleveland Street

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“Thesefigures figures confirm Sydney motorists know, daily drive and "These confirm whatwhat Sydney motorists alreadyalready know, the dailythe drive to and fromtowork from work slower is getting slower under the O’Farrell Government, ” Opposition is getting and slower slower and under the O'Farrell Government," Opposition Leader John Robertson today. said today. Leader Johnsaid Robertson “The average motorist driving along the M4 during the morning peak is now travelling "The average driving along thewere M4 only during morning peak is now travelling 12 12 km/h slowermotorist on average than they sixthe months ago. km/h slower on average than they were only six months ago. “The average speed on the M4 is now more suited to a school zone, not a major freeway. The O’Farrell forcing drivers to pay higher extra tolls, but "The average speed onGovernment the M4 is nowismore suited to a school zone, not aand major freeway. giving them slower travel times and more delays.” "The O'Farrell Government is forcing to pay higher and extra tolls,O’Farrell but giving them Shadow Roads Minister, Ryan Parkdrivers said: “Before the election, Barry boasted slower times and more delays."on our roads. Two years in and things have simply that he travel would reduce congestion gotten worse. Motorists travelling on Cleveland Street are crawling along at 14 km/h, Shadow Roads Minister, Ryan Park said: "Before the election, Barry O'Farrell boasted that while drivers on the M5 are paying to travel at speeds thatthings have fallen by ninegotten km/h he would reduce congestion on oura toll roads. Two years in and have simply inworse." only a few months. “The Premier promised to reduce congestion, but at the rate he is going it will be "Motorists travelling Cleveland Street are crawling along at 14 km/h, drivers while drivers on ”the decades before any on major road infrastructure is built to give Sydney a break. M5 are paying a toll to travel at speeds that have fallen by nine km/h in only a few months.

"The Premier promised to reduce congestion, but at the rate he is going it will be decades

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PADRE PIO PARISH UPDATE

Fr Robert Riedling • 34-38 William Howell Dr , Glenmore Park • Phone: 4737 9735

Darkness to Light – Death to Life Having entered March and the season of autumn, we are approaching the halfway point in the season of Lent, a time for Christians to focus more intensively on their relationship with God and, by extension, their relationships with other people. Here in the southern hemisphere, Lent and Easter are turned on their heads when seen in contrast to the nature of the seasons experienced by our northern hemisphere cousins. For those in Europe and North America particularly, there is at this time of year a distinct movement from darkness to light as the days grow longer and slowly brighter. In nature there is a noticeable shift from the death of winter as revealed by leafless trees and an acute absence of flowers and colour to the budding of new leaves, flowers and colour as spring comes into being. This dynamic of darkness to light and death to life mirrors the Church’s season as we spend our time in Lent focusing on our own darkness and death characterised by our sin and then move into the brightness and new life of the Resurrection at Easter when we commemorate and give thanks for the fact that Jesus triumphed over death and gave us too the promise of eternal life. In Australia and other nations in the southern hemisphere however, nature is moving in the opposite direction as the heat and vitality of summer gives way to the cooler climate of autumn and the inevitable signs of imminent death made manifest by the foliage of the deciduous trees turning from green to a shade of yellow, red or orange. The riot of colour that characterises autumn in some parts of our city is symbolic of death but transpires at a time when Christians are celebrating new life. The paradox is emblematic

of the Eurocentric nature of much of our culture, including our religious practices. But in the end, what matters most is the truth which underpins these practices, even if the symbols are discordant. The truth of the loving and merciful nature of God and of our sinful nature as created beings, redeemed through the loving, sacrificial action of Jesus. We must be careful however, not to be too despondent with regard to our inability or, at times, our unwillingness, to model ourselves on Christ. We are a redeemed people and just as there is a conflict with regard to the natural seasons in our nation and the Church’s seasons of Lent and Easter, so there is a conflict in relation to our fallen human nature and the opportunity to embrace redemption and make Christ manifest. We are capable of great sin but we are equally capable of noble and principled acts which reflect Christ’s nature to others. For this we rejoice. You might care to give thanks to God for the gift of Christ and eternal life this Easter. Feel free to come to one or all of the Holy Week Masses and services at Padre Pio in Glenmore Park. The Holy Week schedule can be viewed on our website at www.padrepioglenmorepark.org.au Holy Thursday Mass, 28 March @ 7:00pm Good Friday, 29 March: Stations of the Cross @ 10:00am, Passion @ 3:00pm Easter Vigil Mass, 30 March @ 7:30pm Easter Sunday Mass, 31 March @ 7:30am and 9:30am Looking forward to seeing you here! Blessings and prayers, Fr Robert Riedling

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EASTER FUN MINI BUNNIES

Kids love miniatures, so why not make some Mini Bunnies! This is a great rabbit craft and a fun Easter Bunny Craft for Easter! A preschooler can do this craft, but keep in mind that the little parts may be hard for some to handle well! Make a few of these and put them on a paper plate covered with green Easter grass and some Jelly Beans and you’ve got one cute Easter Decoration! Here’s what you’ll need... • Cotton balls • 3 Cotton Bud Tips • Small google eyes • Tiny piece of pink pipe cleaner, paper, or craft foam (for the nose) • glue • Kitchen scissors Here’s how you make them... 1. First prepare your bunny’s ears and feet. Cut 2 Cotton Bud Tips a little bit longer than the swab part, these will be the bunny ears. Cut the other Cotton Bud Tips to make 4 feet, cut them right where the swab part starts.

EASTER WORD SEARCH

Try to find all of the hidden Easter words in the puzzles below. Words can be diagonal, vertical, horizontal, forward or backwards.

2. Put glue on the ends of the long Cotton Bud Tips and glue them in place on your cotton ball to make the bunny ears.

CRYPTARITHM

3. Glue your last 4 Cotton Bud Tips swabs onto the bottom of the cotton ball to make the bunny’s feet.

J E S U S

Solve the following cryptarithm, by substituting each letter with a numeral so that the resulting mathematical expression is true. (The same digit is always represented by the same letter or symbol)

+ R I S E N E A S T E R

4. Glue on your eyes and a pink nose and you’re done! Source: http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/ Mini-Bunnies.html

EASTER EGG HUNT

Can you find which Easter egg apears only once?

EASTER TEASERS! 1. If a rooster laid an egg on the top of a hill, which side would it roll down? 2. Two chocolate bunnies were sitting on a bench, one had his ears bitten off. One bunny said, “Happy Easter”. What did the other bunny say? 3. Why can’t a rabbit’s nose be 12 inches long? 4. How does Easter end? 5. How can you tell where the Easter Bunny has been? 6. Why did the Easter Egg hide? 7. What did the man say when he saw 10 bunnies hopping over the hill? 8. What did the man say when he saw 10 bunnies hopping over the hill wearing sunglasses? 9. Do you know why rabbits are so good in math? 10. Why shouldn’t you tell an Easter Egg a joke? Look for the answers in the April edition! www.glenmoregazette.com.au

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Real Time Train Apps for Sydney Mulgoa MP, Tanya Davies has welcomed the announcement that Sydney train commuters will soon have access to real-time information on mobile phones that shows when the next train is coming. The impending release of transport apps showing up-to-the-minute information about where trains are on the network follows the release late last year of apps showing realtime bus information and the release of Transport for NSW 131500 app which provides up-to-date trip planning details and maps for using train, bus and ferry services across greater metropolitan Sydney. “Before the introduction of these apps, Sydney public transport apps had been limited to providing published timetables. But – as commuters know only too well – trains and buses often arrive well outside their timetabled sequence,” Mrs Davies said. Transport for NSW will run an “app hot house” on the weekend of February 16 and 17 for developers to work on apps featuring real-time train information. At first, the Department will release information only for the Sydney suburban stations, with the exception of the station at Waterfall and the Carlingford Line. It intends to extend the coverage later. “We are keen to improve the customer experience on the rail network and we know that a real time train app will give customers the information they need to make decisions about their journey, all in the palm of their hand,” the Transport Minister, Gladys Berejiklian, said. “Customers who have long relied on train timetables will soon be able to know what is happening on the system whether they are at home, work or standing on the platform.” The technology will use GPS markers on stations that will receive information from trains, and then pass it on to the apps.

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INSIDE OUT

Penrith Physie at the Easter Show 2013 is starting off in a big way for Penrith Physical Culture Club. This year we have 8 girls and women participating in a Dance Spectacular at the Sydney Royal Easter Show with 250 other BJP physie girls in what promises to be a fantastic performance. The girls will dance on the opening day of the Easter Show, in the main arena at 6pm. Penrith Club has had girls in this show for the last 5 years and it is a great experience for each of them. Performing on such a big ‘stage’ is very demanding but confidence building as well. There are only 2 rehearsals of all dancers which is fairly intense but well worth the hard work. In 2012 the theme was based around the music from Mary Poppins. The girls can’t wait to see the dance steps for this year. Physie is a great sport to be a part of. The Penrith Club has been holding it’s classes in Glenmore Park for almost 20 years. It incorporates all types of dance and it caters for all abilities as well. It is fun at classes and very inexpensive to be a part of. If you are interested in finding out more about our Penrith Club please call Karen on 0418975765 or visit our website... penrithphysie.com.au

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Did you know? • The largest Easter egg ever made was around 9,000 pounds. It needed a steel frame for internal support. • 76 percent of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first. • 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made for Easter each year.

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We don’t plan for disease or degeneration of the body to happen to us, but feel it is inevitable. We may believe that pharmaceutical drug therapy is the only answer. Knowledge is power – but where we obtain the information, and what we do with it can negatively impact us by taking away our personal choices, or positively empower us. Michelle Beech, is a qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist, she understands the stressors of our modernday existence, the impact of environment, inextricable changes to our food production, along with myriad financial and family pressures put on us. How best do we deal with these things and stay well - and sane? Let Michelle partner with you to become part of the solution, so that you can be the best you can be. Through education and support, and with the latest understanding of the power of nutritional medicine, herbal formulations and dietary modification, there are real and viable alternatives available. As each person is unique, she individualises her treatment protocol to get to the root cause of her patients’ concerns – in a holistic, systemic way, rather than giving only symptomatic and temporary relief. Michelle’s clinic is located in beautiful Glenbrook. Why not call today on either 4739 9947 or 0414 944 112 to make an appointment. Michelle Beech, Naturopath Be your best, Naturally

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KEEPING FIT WITH Rj Weight Training – Proper Technique You don’t have to be a bodybuilder to gain the physical benefits of weight training. When done correctly, weight training can assist with fat loss, increased muscle strength and tone and improved bone density. However, if done incorrectly, weight training can be dangerous and may lead to injuries. There are thousands of online workouts available and many different apps for your phone but how do you know which program is right for you? It’s important to remember, what works for someone else, may not necessarily work for you. My best advice is, before starting any resistance training program, see a fitness professional to have an assessment done and get a program written specifically to suit your needs. Even more importantly, make sure you are shown how to do all of the exercises correctly. Remember, the more you focus on proper weight training technique, the more you’ll achieve in your workouts! Rj Tierney (owner) – Pure Fitness Penrith Ph: 4732 2884 rj@purefitness.net.au www.purefitness.net.au

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Mamre Anglican School are holding trials for their prestigious Targeted Football Program. The program is designed by Technical Director Paul Bentvelzen, Current ‘A’ License, FIFA Futuro Instructor, Masters of Coaching. Successful students will be coached 3 sessions per week with some of Australia’s premier youth development coaches. This specialized program aims to complement students’ club & representative commitments with a strong focus on advanced skills development. This outstanding program, along with our other extra curricular programs, compliments our exceptional academic standards.

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PAWS A WHILE

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Guinness World Record Attempt! Dr Katrina Warren and Kelly Gill are holding their second Border Collie Fun Day at Castle Hill Showground, Dog Arena (Doran Drive, Castle Hill). It will be a family friendly event, inviting Border Collie owners to bring their dog’s for a social afternoon of Border Collie activities. They also expect a lot of spectators as people are welcome without a dog. Dr Katrina and Kelly Gill are delighted to welcome Orchard Hills Veterinary Hospital to our Border Collie Fun Day. Dr Camille Brandt will be our official vet on the day and will also be offering free veterinary checks and answering your Border Collie health questions. Their inaugural event was held last year and was a huge success. The highlight of the day was the group photo of as many dogs as possible without owners in the shot and this photo went viral. This year, they have official approval to attempt a Guinness World Record for the ‘most number of dogs ever recorded in a professional photo shoot.’ They need more than 101 Border Collies to gain the World Record and it will involve the dogs being photographed by Professional photographer, Fiona Erskine. From the response that they have had, they anticipate around

200 Border Collies registering for the World Record attempt, and several hundred spectators. They will be reaching out to media for coverage of the World Record Attempt on the day. They have confirmed the Border Collie Club NSW, Agility club, Flyball club and a Wonderdog Tricks demo. They are organising stalls, interactive activities , a raffle and lots of giveaways. There will be show bags for every dog participant in the photo challenge. 1.00pm Flyball demonstration 1.30pm Agility 2.00pm Dr Katrina and The Wonderdogs – Tricks Show 2.15pm Agility- public participation (TBC) 2.45pm Final registrations & preparation for World Record Photo 3.00pm World Record Photo – group shot 3.30pm Group shots, individual colours 3.30pm Draw Raffle, kids competitions For more information ... www.facebook.com/drkatrinawarren www.facebook.com/thewonderdogs www.thewonderdogs.com.au Please feel free to pop in anytime and meet the team at Orchard Hills Veterinary Hospital. Call 4736 2027 to make an appointment. Check us out on Facebook and online at www.orchardhillsvet.com.au.

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COUNSELLING CORNER

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Anger and Anxiety Anger and anxiety are two emotions that are likely to cause difficulty for those who allow them to get out of control. When an emotion gains control over us we tend to do one of two thingseither ignore it or react to it in a knee jerk way and do something we later regret. What’s the alternative? We sit with the feeling; we experience it, acknowledge it and then figure out what to do about it, if anything. In this way we respond rather than react to it- that is we put a pause in between feeling and action. We can choose to do nothing while feeling it at the same time. But never ignore it! Emotional literacy is the ability individuals have to be self aware and to name the emotions they are feeling. The person with good emotional literacy acknowledges the feeling and then goes about trying to understand and be informed by that feeling. They attempt to use their feelings as an ally that can give them important information about how they are being impacted on by others or by the circumstances of life. To improve our emotional literacy we can use the name, claim, tame and aim approach. Name it –name the emotion we are feeling (anger, sadness etc) Claim it – that is, to honour the emotion by saying; yes I feel ….sad, angry etc. Tame it – a by-product of claiming an emotion is the taming of it. We accept the feeling without being consumed by it. When we do this the emotion loses its power over us. We are in control of it. Aiming it – the last part of the process allows us to ‘file it’. That is we have taken the time to be informed by the emotion and to understand its origins in us. We can then choose a response to it. And this response can range from acting on it to deleting it letting it go.

* Linda Cassell - Assoc MAPS, Master of Counselling, Psychology Honours (BASS) - is a psychologist and counsellor in private practice in Luddenham.

Quilters That Care The 20 ladies who make up the Caring Hearts Community Quilters have been hard at work putting the finishing touches on the colourful quilts they have been working on these past twelve months. These quilts will be donated to Nepean, Hawkesbury, Springwood and Blue Mountains palliative care and neo-natal wards, Barnardos, Blue Mountains Cancer Support, Penrith Women’s Refuge and Prince of Wales Children’s Hospital. These quilts are made with love and the hope that they’ll bring comfort and support to those in their time of need. The group makes, on average, 120 quilts each year and the reality is that the quilts are made not only with love, but also with expensive fabric and wadding. While the group is selffunded, it still needs community support. To raise money and awareness, the Quilters are holding their annual “Airing of the Quilts” at the Arms of Australia Inn Museum, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains, on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April, 10am – 4pm. In addition to the quilts on display there will be live music, sausage sizzle, Devonshire teas, Trading table, book stall, beautiful hand-made gifts suitable for mother’s Day, and a raffle, with proceeds going to Breast Cancer. In the event of inclement weather, the Airing cannot be held. For further information, phone 0438 670 012.

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WHAT’S COOKING? While the Easter Bunny is busy putting all his eggs in one giant basket, you can hop to it and start preparing for Easter too with these very cute Easter treats!

Easter Bunny Biscuits Ingredients • Makes 16 125g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 egg yolk 2 1/2 tablespoons golden syrup 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 3 teaspoons ground ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 1/2 small lemon, juiced ribbon, for decoration Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. 2. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and caster sugar until pale and creamy. Add egg yolk and golden syrup. Beat to combine. Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon together over butter mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon to form a stiff dough. 3. Press dough into a 10cm round. Roll out between 2 sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Place, between baking paper, on a tray. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm. 4. Using an 8cm rabbit shaped biscuit cutter, cut 16 biscuits from dough. Place on prepared trays. Using a chopstick or skewer, punch 1 hole at the top of each biscuit and make small indentations on biscuits to decorate. 5. Bake for 15 minutes or until firm to touch. Allow to cool on trays (biscuits will firm further on cooling). 6. Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Gradually add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and stir until icing is smooth. Spoon into a small snap-lock bag. Squeeze out air and seal. Using scissors, snip 1 corner from bag and pipe icing onto biscuits. Allow icing to set. Thread ribbon through holes. Enjoy!

Easter Bunny Cupcakes Ingredients • Makes 12 340g packet golden buttercake mix 2 x 30g chocolate flake bars, roughly crushed 3/4 cup shredded coconut 24 strawberries and cream lollies 24 blue mini M&Ms 12 red mini M&Ms 12 white mini marshmallows, halved crossways 24 white tic tacs rich chocolate writing fudge Buttercream icing 150g butter, softened 2 cups icing sugar mixture, sifted 1 1/2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Line a 12-hole, 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases. 2. Make cake mixture following packet directions. Fold in crushed flake bars. Divide mixture evenly between cases. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and a skewer inserted in 1 cake comes out clean. Stand in pan for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. 3. Meanwhile, make Buttercream icing Using an electric mixer, beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar mixture, milk and vanilla, beating until well combined. Reserve 1/4 cup icing. Spread cupcakes with remaining icing. Sprinkle with coconut. 4. Trim 5mm from 1 short end of each strawberries and cream lolly. Using the picture as a guide, use a little remaining icing to secure two strawberries and cream lollies into top of 1 cupcake to form ears. Press 2 blue mini M&Ms on to cake to form eyes. Press 1 red mini M&M on to cake to form a nose. Press 2 mini marshmallows below nose to form cheeks and add 2 tic tacs for teeth. Use chocolate writing fudge to pipe dots in centre of eyes to form pupils. Set aside for 10 minutes or until set. More fun treats to enjoy!

Hot Cross Muffins Ingredients • Makes 12 135g dried cranberries 1 cup (150g) currants 2 1/2 cups (375g) self-raising flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 2/3 cup (165ml) sunflower oil 1 cup (250ml) buttermilk 2 eggs 200g caster sugar, plus extra 2 tbs 80g icing sugar 1 tsp lemon juice Method 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a 12-hole muffin tray and line with paper cases. 2. Soak dried fruit in just enough boiling water to cover for 10 minutes. Drain well, then pat dry with paper towel. 3. Sift the flour, soda and spices into a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, buttermilk, eggs and sugar until combined. Add to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Gently stir in the fruit. Divide the mixture among muffin cases, then bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly browned and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. 4. Meanwhile, place the extra 2 tbs sugar in a pan with 2 tbs water and simmer over low heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Brush the glaze over the muffins. 5. Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Add lemon juice and just enough hot water to make a thick, pipable icing. Use a piping bag or drizzle from a spoon to draw a cross on each muffin, then serve. 16

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Ever have something happen that upset you, and you just wanted someone to listen to you? You didn’t want advice or criticism. You wanted someone to acknowledge your feelings, to empathise, and to hear you. You wanted someone to tell you how much it sucks, and how disappointed you must be. And, so it is with children. Acknowledging your child’s feelings won’t make them soft or sooks or cry babies. It will make them feel understood. They will feel seen and heard, valued and loved. And they will get over their hurt quicker with less resentment because meeting the need extinguishes the need. It will help them bounce back from disappointment, because life can be full of hurt and disappointment and it’s nice to be able to have someone to talk to about it. A child that experiences empathy will become empathic. So, how do you do it? 1. Notice the emotion Notice how you think your child is feeling. It’s ok if you guess incorrectly, your child will usually tell you what he or she is feeling if you approach it this way. 2. Clarify with a question A question will help your child figure out how he or she feels. 3. Reflect the emotion Reflect the emotion your child is telling you or state what you believe your child is feeling. 4. Locate the emotion in the body Emotions can be felt in the body and the head. Part of emotional intelligence is recognising when you are starting to feel a strong emotion by noticing what your body is doing and what your mind is thinking.

5. Empathise Talk about how you would feel in the same situation. 6. Explore You might like to follow up with a question or comment to get more details about the situation or explore more emotions. Notice how in this process, there is not a barrage of questions, advice, or moral reasoning. The parent does not dismiss or deny how the child is feeling or try to distract him from his feelings. The parent does not tell him to “get over it” or “get on with it” or “don’t worry, it could be worse”. The parent does not jump into solving the problem or talking about what happened to her once upon a time. The parent does not take the other person’s side. It’s a process of delving down into the child’s feelings and emotions with him and coming out the other side together. If you do this often enough, your child will learn to accept and manage her own strong emotions, learn how to solve problems, and learn to know when she is coping well or when she needs to get help. This is emotional intelligence. Sounds good, doesn’t it? But this process can be difficult for parents. If you are not comfortable with some of these strong feelings, you will try to push your child through it as quickly as possible to resolve your own discomfort. Most parents say they can deal with extremes of most emotions, but anger pushes their buttons. The important thing is acknowledging that you are uncomfortable with some emotions and working your way through it too. If you think back to your childhood, your own parents may not have been comfortable with the same emotions you have difficulty with now. That’s why it’s called a process, every day we do a little bit better.

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Ph 4733 8045 Penrith Relay for Life The Penrith Relay for Life is an annual event held over 24 hours to symbolise that cancer sufferers are living with cancer for 24 hours a day. Throughout the 24 hours of the event, most teams try to have at least one member walking at all times to briefly become part of a sufferer’s battle. Over the last 12 years the Penrith Relay has raised over $1.9 million via the generosity of the Penrith and wider Penrith communities. The Cancer Council of NSW using these funds for cancer research, support, awareness and education. The event brings together those suffering cancer, their careers, family, friends, colleagues and supporters in an event which allows them to fight back against this dreaded disease, by raising funds for research and services in the wider and local communities. We celebrate with those that have won their battle and we remember those that we have lost. During Relay, Team members take turns walking around an Oval, camping out and enjoying entertainment, ceremonies, food and games in a carnival like atmosphere. Teams create awareness in the community for this worthy cause by fund raising. Each team’s fundraising methods are limited only by their imagination. Some different & interesting ways of fundraising are; raffles, guessing competitions, selling crafts, garage sales, trivia nights, corporate sponsorship, and talent quests even sponsored walkers. The Penrith Relay for Life will be held from 10am Saturday 4th May to 10am Sunday 5th May at Howell Oval Penrith (Cricket grounds opposite Panthers). If you would like to be a part of this amazing and unique event by registering a team, becoming a sponsor or supporter, joining the organising committee or just want more information, please call Nathan Dart from Cancer Council NSW on (02) 9354 2004. The website for the Penrith Relay for Life 2013 is now available for you to register your team or to find further information about the event. Let’s bring together the whole community for this wonderful cause, let’s find a CURE for Cancer and save those we love. 18

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10AM Saturday 4th May to 10AM Sunday 5th May Jamison & Howell Oval PENRITH Cnr Station Streets

FREE LiVE EnTERTAinmEnT CAmp oUT AT Unique overnight fundraising event for The Cancer Council nsw. HowELL oVAL! Teams of up to 15 people take turns walking around Howell oval over a 24-hour period. whether you’re a survivor, a carer, supporting friends or loved ones, or simply wanting to make a difference, come & join us!

FREE Fi REw sAT @ 7 oRks .30pm FREE kiDs ACTiViTiEs!

Register a team today and join Jumping Castle in the fun! To fin d ou Face painting www.relayforl t more: ife.org.au & much more or call The Canc er Council NSW on 9354 2000 Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back! All funds raised go to The Cancer Council nsw to assist in their mission to defeat cancer!


Community Noticeboard h We dnesday 6th Marc ANNUAL RED CROSS CALLING FASHION PARADE Penrith RSL 11am Hornseywo od Ro om – es Morning Tea $12 per person, includ ffles Lucky Do or Prizes, Ra 1338 Contact Jennifer: 4733 We dnesday March 13 Arthritis NSW Penrith

Branc

h Meeting CWA Hall Tin dale St, Penrith Guest Speaker: TARS (Aged Care Rights Service inc. Older perso ns legal ser vice) Coffee available fro m 9:30am Further details – Diane 9623 9789 Thursday March 14 Red Cross Penrith Branch Meeting CWA Hall Tindale St, Penrith Coffee available from 9:30am 9 Further details – Diane 9623 978

Saturday March 16

(3rd Saturday each month)

Lower Blue Mo untains Rotary Club

Monthly Markets Glenbrook Infants School, Ross Street, Glenbrook. Rotarians helping their com mun ities.

rch 17 Sun day Ma

:00pm 9:00am – 12 ts Sta diu m or Penrith Sp Herbert St, Park Cambri dge $4 entr y. Kids FREE

Monday March 18

Nepean / Blue Mountains Prostate Cancer Support Group 6.30pm. Lecture Room 1, Learning & Development Unit, SWAHS 2 building Nepean Public Hospital All meetings are available to males and their partners who are seeking information on this cancer, and who live in the Blue Mountains, Blacktown, Hawkesbury and Penrith areas. Come along and experience the caring and benefits offered by our Support Group whose motto is YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Alan Moran, President 4730-3122 Visit our website www.prostatesupport.org.au

Monday March 18

Nepean Evening VIEW Clu b Nepean Evening View Club will be holding its Dinner meeting at Pan thers Penrith 7:00pm. Cost $25 . Wo men of VIEW support the Smith Family’s Learning for Life project. New members war mly wel comed. Details and bookings by Ma rch 11: Anne 4721 5757. (if una vailable, please leave name, number and me ssage).

Tuesday March 19 Glenmore Park Residen ts Group Meeting

(3rd Tuesday of the month) Floribun da Co mmunity Centre, Glenmore Park @ 7pm Call 4733 1499 for mo re info

We dnesday March 20

Month) (3rd We dnesday of the

Club Glenmore Park Probus ntre Park Community Ce Glenmore 10:00am retirees Social Club for active me lco Visitors we 5 Contact Gwen 4733 874

21 March 2013

(3rd Thursday of the month)

South Penrith Probus Club

Glenmore Park Community Cen tre 10:00am Social Club for active retiree s Visitors welcome Contact Merle Blatch ph: 473 3 1614 fax: 4733 0986

nal School Join the Internatio Show Choir. of Music Penrith’s how to sing and A great way to learn nts aged 7+. perform. For stude ion call 47321444 For further informat Senior La dies Train Travellers

2n d & 4th Fri day eac h month Retirees 60 an d over looking to fin d ways of travelling usi ng Seniors Concession Rail ticket $2.50 Guest speakers, exerci se through walking, discover new places an d frien dships, gro up me etings. Enquiries– sen d stamp ed, self addresse d envelo pe & phone contact to:

Senior Ladies Train Tra vellers PO Box 477, St Marys NSW 1790

Attempt! Guinness World Record y Hospital Orchard Hills Veterinar 4736 2027

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Weekly Events

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Mondays 7pm - 10pm

Riverland Harmony Chorus Rehearsals Glenmore Park Child & Family Centre, Blue Hills Drive Phone: 4773 8284 or 4739 1834

Wednesdays 7:00pm – 8:15pm Falun Dafa Qigong Classes

Floribun da Community Centre, Glenmore Park Falun Gong is the practice of refining the body and mind through special exercises and meditation. Please wear comfortable clothes & bring a mat. FREE! Call Andrew or Erin on 4733 4523

Thursdays 9:30am – 12:30pm “Taste of Everything” group for women

Come along and learn how to change a tap washer, build a craft box plus much more. All welcome Floribun da Community Centre, Glenmore Park More information call Nerida 4733 1499

Fridays 10:00am – 12:00pm Happy Chucklers Playgroup

Surveyor’s Creek Community Centre Ballybunnion Terrace More Information: 4733 1961

Fridays 7:00pm – 8:00pm Tai Chi Call Christie: 0431 149 131

16 & March 23 Saturday March UP SHOP Lollylicio us POP

wn Centre Glenmore Park To ns ts for all occasio Chocolate Bo uque

us in store Co me an d visit r gorgeo us to order from ou TION EASTER COLLEC

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CELEBRATIONS

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+ FAMILY FUN DAY! • RIDES • FACE PAINTING • KID’S CORNER • RAFFLES

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Proudly introducing Imogen Louise Ring born at Nepean Hospital on the 24th January,2013 at 2:52am to proud mum and dad,Felicity and Nathan.

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MARCH 17TH 2013

PENRITH PANTHERS FOOTBALL CLUB CARPARK, BEHIND McDONALD’S®

Gold coin donation for spectators. All money raised goes to Ronald McDonald® Family Room Nepean Hospital Set up from 7am Open to the public from 9.30am $10 per car entry Trophies plus give-aways for entered cars only

CONTACT

Raylene Vidler Ph: 4721 2992 Email: rvidler@gartongroup.com.au John Cornish Ph: 0416 208 730 Email: hotrod.34@hotmail.com

FREE listing for special announcements Send your details to: info@districtgazette.com.au

PENRITH LEAGUES

ASRF Travel Permit#: T13/03

Your Local BUSINESS DIRECTORY Advertise your business here and online for just $27.50 (single) per month or $55 (double) per month Phone: 4733 0792 email: advertise@districtgazette.com.au

ACCOUNTANT ACCOUNTING

BRAZEWELL TAX & ADVISORY Local & friendly Chartered Accountancy practice offering: • Accounting / Bookkeeping • Taxation/BAS/IAS • Business Start Up • Payroll Administration For individuals and business at reasonable rates. Please call to arrange an appointment at a time convenient to you. Renee Barry CA 0408 118 142 Glenmore Park renee.barry@brazewell.com.au 20

March 2013

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ACCOUNTANT

IN A STEW OVER TAX? Multiple overdue returns?

Let us take care of things for you

Investors * Landlords * Small Business Family Companies & Trusts Self Managed Super Funds

Gary Campbell

Certified Practicing Accountant & Registered Tax Agent

Taxation advice & return preparation Monthly accounting & bookkeeping services Computerised accounting: setup & support

Daytime & Saturday Appointments BLAXLAND

4739 3653

Email: campbelg@hotkey.net.au

ACCOUNTANT ACCOUNTING Full range of accounting services including:

• BAS • FBT • Bookkeeping •Tax Compliance • Advice on Business Set-up 19 Laguna Drive, Glenmore Park Phone 4733 5236 karen@snkaccountingsolutions.com www.snkaccountingsolutions.com

ANTENNA ANTENNA

Digital Antenna Guys Antenna Supplied and Fitted Digital Set Top Boxes, Insurance Work, TV Data & Phone Outlets, Home Theatre Installations, Receive Wollongong Channels.

FREE QUOTES 0410 513 630 Talk to our friendly technicians today


- Extensions Renovations - Decks / Pergolas Extensions / Renovations • Decks / Pergolas • All Carpentry • Bathrooms • Insurance Work FREE Quotes All Suburbs- Insurance • 30 Years work Experience • info@philway.com.au - All Carpentry Bathrooms ASBESTOS REMOVAL CARPET CLEANING FLYER DISTRIBUTION Free Quotes All Suburbs 30 Yrs Experience members “Spread the Word” 5 STAR ASBESTOS REMOVAL ABN 41586176397 Licence 238922C

ARGYLL

Glenmore Park & Chris 0405 107 506 Regentville best in the business

• Bonded & Friable Removal Lic No: AD210995 • Burnt out Asbestos Houses & Garages • Demolition Lic No: AD210980 Phon • Site Remediation for a e or ema il • WorkCover Approved free quot e • Fully Insured Company

Letterbox Distribution

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning

0416 334 226

Locally owned & operated. On time, every time. Quality work at competitive prices.

reliable.affordable.easy

1300 557 548 or 4733 5290 CELEBRANT

info@philway.com.au Licence 238922C

In New South Wales, bonded asbestos 10m² or more must be removed and disposed of by WorkCover Licensed Asbestos Removal Companies. Asbestos removal is a specialised business, and you need a reliable and experienced company to do the job.

Don’t trust any removal work by unlicensed cowboys! What you save now, you will pay for later.

Phone Shane 0428 600 122 or 4773 9404 info@5starasbestos.com.au www.5starasbestos.com.au

BUILDER BUILDER

Pamela Noal - Extensions / Renovations - Decks / Pergolas - All Carpentry - Bathrooms - Insurance work Free Quotes All Suburbs 30 Yrs Experience

AMAZING AWNINGS & DECKS • Carports & Patios • Flat, dome & gable roofs • Free measure & quotes • Qualified licensed tradesmen Call Mark on 0404 163 158 Lic No. 169819C

BALLOON ARTISTRY

BALLOONATICS www.balloonaticsnsw.com.au

Helen & Dianne Balloon Decorators

0408 667 916 0437 970 513 balloonaticsnsw@bigpond.com

BATHROOMS

WHALE BATHROOMS

Lic No 67245c Free Quotes • Quality Bathroom Renovations • Customer discounts given • Rotted Timber Repairs • All Work Guaranteed • Portable Bathroom Hire 4773 8700 or 0417 417 556 www.whalebathrooms.com.au

BEAUTY

Weddings Namings Celebration of Life: Funerals

Chris 0405 107 506

0447 778 870

info@philway.com.au Licence 238922C ABN 41586176397

AWNINGS & CARPORTS

CMC DipCel JP

Reflections To Share, Celebrancy Services

Licence 238922C

‘Ensuring you a personal and sincere service’

Email: reflectionstoshare@bigpond.com

CLEANING

CAKES

• End of lease • One Offs • Regular Cleans • Spring Cleaning Ken’s ComputerShampooing Repairs • Carpet/Lounge • Window Cleaning & De-cluttering • Oven Cleaning

Ken’s Computer Repairs Designer Cakes, Cupcakes and Cookies for all occasions

www.loveatfirstslice.com.au lisa@loveatfirstslice.com.au

Professional, honest,reliable & friendly service. Credit Card Accepted Call us for our competitive & reasonable FREE quotes

0416 471 520

0432 211 473 or 4737 9962

CARPENTRY

CLEANING

MATHEW PEARSON CARPENTRY

General Cleaning Services

• Renovations • Pergolas • Decks • Floating floors • Built in wardrobes • Hang doors • Skirting Ken’s Computer Repairs • Architraves • Gyprocking/Plastering • General household maintenance & much more!

Ken’s Computer Repairs

Contract Cleaning End of Lease Cleaning Free Quotes, Fully Ins ured

FREE QUOTES Contact Mathew on 0439 322 498 or peoscarpentry@hotmail.com

0412 418 387 4737 9511

Phone:

Licence No: 195360C

CARPENTRY

COMPUTERS

Ken’s Computer Repairs

Ken’s Computer Repairs

Specialising in … Home Renovations Home Maintenance All Types of Carpentry Shopfitting Ken’s Computer Repairs

Ken’s Computer Repairs

MFP Carpentry & Maintenance

“No job too big or too small” Scott Page 0417 427 410 4736 5946 Licence No:177828c

BOOKKEEPING

CARPENTER

Nepean Balanced Books

Ken’s Computer Repairs Maintenance & Carpentry

MOBILE BOOKKEEPING SERVICE

• Registered BAS agent • Fully qualified • All bookkeeping services • On site or remote • Reasonable rates and efficient service • MYOB Professional Partner

Tania 0414 951 624 admin@nepeanbalancedbooks.com.au

COMPUTERS

Ken’s Computer Repairs

All domestic maintenance Doors Plastering Guttering etc $45/hour + GST and materials Fully Licensed and Insured Builder

Steve Fyffe 0422 248 799 20 Years Experience, All Trades Available Lic No. 150517C

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Phone: 4733 0792

less than $1 per day

Email: advertise@districtgazette.com.au

CONCRETING

• Stencil, Stamp, Coloured and Spray On Concrete • Driveways, Patios & Shed Slabs • All general concreting Lic No 179227C

DRIVING SCHOOL

ELECTRICIAN

B LBLUE UE H I LLS HILLS D RDRIVING I VI N G SCHOOL SCH OOL

Local licensed electrician for 20 years

LIC: 010646

Air Conditioning Hazard Perception Dual Controlled Manual/Automatic Instruction Safety Awareness Package Deals Pre Test Evaluation

6am til late Safety Comes First

Ph: 4733 4999 Mob: 0410 070 045 Ph: 0410 474 366 or 9673 5725 CONCRETING

Neat work and fair prices • Fans • Pools • Power points • Garages • Safety switches • Extensions • TV Brackets ts d parip e e t n a Guar orkmansh &w

Licence no.162002C

Mobile: 0403 773 364 email: allcustom@iinet.net.au web: www.allcustomelectrical.com.au

ELECTRICIAN

DEZIGNA St en cil Sp e ci ali st s

Ph: 0414 272 922 FOR ALL YOU R CON CRETIN G NEED S FOR DRIVEWAYS, PATHS, PATIOS, POOL AREAS

CONVEYANCING

DRIVING SCHOOL

ELECTRICIAN

Buying, Selling or Refinancing?

REGENTVILLE

Matcan Electrical

For friendly and efficient service contact

BLUE HILLS CONVEYANCING - MOB ILE SERVICE (Located in Glenmore Park)

Eli De nmead Licensed Conve yancer (Lic No 1127685)

DRIVING SCHOOL

1 Hr. = 3 in Logbook

Manual / Auto Vehicles Pre Test Evaluation and Report Late Model vehicles Dual Controlled Structured Lessons Air Conditioned, Packages Available Patient and Hassle Free 6 am till 6 pm

Ph: 4737 8211 Mob: 0412 218 387

0410-727-890

COUNSELLING & PSYCHOLOGY

DRIVING SCHOOL

Safety Is No Accident

Vince Driving School One hour lesson = 3 Log book hours

Air Conditioned, Dual Control, Automatic, Reliable, Safe, Patient, Qualified Driving Instructor

Stress-free

Phone: 4733 5235 Mobile: 0433 192 932 Web: www.vincedrivingschool.com.au

• Domestic & Commercial • Installations & Renovations • Telephone & Computer Networks

0414 490 386 or 4774 2576

If anyone can ... Matcan! ELECTRICIAN

DESIGN • INSTALL• MAINTAIN • Lighting & Power Points • TV & Phone Outlets • Smoke Alarms • 3 in 1 Heaters & Ceiling Fans • Stove & Hot Water • 24 Hr Emergency Service Available Visit our website www.rondys.com.au for detailed information about our services

Call 4737 9990 or 0423 877 630 Lic No 205620C

Seniors Card accepted!

Licence No. 012293

FLYER DISTRIBUTION “Spread the Word” Glenmore Park & Regentville Letterbox Distribution

0416 334 226 reliable.affordable.easy 22

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Phone: 4733 0792

less than $1 per day

Email: advertise@districtgazette.com.au


EXCAVATIONS

HANDY MAN

GIFTS

Blue Hills

building services pty ltd

Excavation & Tipper Hire MINI EXCAVATOR RUBBER TRACKS ROCK BREAKER & 2 TONNE TIPPER • Trenching & Footings • Post & Pier Holes Concrete & Soil Removal • Driveways • Retaining Walls • Land Clearing • Rock Excavation • Drainage • Removal of Fill • Licensed and Insured • All General Excavation • Free Quotes EXCAVATION - Buckets 300 to 450 - Mud buckets -Tight Access Specialist - 700mm wide able to fit through door - Hammer & Ripper - Conveyors

Quality Services at an Affordable Price Servicing all Areas

David La Rosa Mobile: 0418 286 147 Office: 4733 4466

Licence 62100C

FENCING

Pool & Ga rden Colorbond Glass Security Pic ket Ba lustrading

CA H NOW NOW

401 911 Home: 4774 0062 Lic No. 162374C

$300 $5000 $300 - $5000 CA H &-Unemployed Pensioners OK FINANCE

NOW We try to help everyone

Pensioners & Unemployed OK

We try to help everyone

$300 - $5000 Pensioners & Unemployed OK We try to help everyone

*Normal Lending Criteria Apply

47 326 500

142 HENRY ST, PENRITH

*Normal Lending Criteria Apply 474732 3266500 500

47 326 500

142 HENRY ST, PENRITH *Normal Lending Criteria Apply

142 HENRY ST, PENRITH

ACL389726

142 HENRY ST, PENRITH GARAGE *Normal LendingDOORS Criteria Apply

FIVE STAR DOOR SERVICE For all your garage door needs !

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 Residential & Commercial  Fully Licensed & Insured

where the gift of giving is delicious

Specialising in all types of household repairs, maintenance and improvements to Glenmore Park, Western Sydney and beyond. From minor repair work to totally renovated kitchens, bathrooms and laundries.... no job is too small.

gorgeous and unique chocolate bouquets for every occasion

Call Heath Davies - 0409 717 454

(delivery to your door)

License no. 228868c

HANDY MAN

View our entire collection online

Joe’s Ultimate Handyman Services

1300 664 661

All Aspects of Building and Building Repairs

e: info@lollylicious.com.au Sydney Wide Delivery available ( See website for details)

GUTTERING

CA H

Mob: 0415

Building Maintenance & Handyman Services

Roller doors Panelifts

Tilter doors Automatic ope ners And ser vicing those noisy, har d to open gar age doors.

Lic No 52238C

Installers of all guttering, downpipes, fascia cover and leaf guards. And suppliers of Ace Gutters The Rainwater Product Specialists Servicing All Local Areas 20 Years Warranty

Licence No:104830c

GAS HEATING / HOTWATER

PENRITH GAS SHOP Save Money - Switch to Gas Gas room heating servicing/repairs Hot water repairs / replacement - Gas appliance conversions LPG to Natural Gas - New heater sales

YOUR ONE STOP GAS SHOP

4729 6155

0422 765 397

‘Service with a smile’

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

Lic No: R84571

HANDY MAN

Southern Cross

FOR AN OBLIGATION FREE QUOTE RING

9835 0595

• Pre-sale Property Maintenance • Roofing • Repairs • Roof inspections • Guttering • Handyman • Pressure cleaning.... and any other jobs you can think of • Free Quotes

Martin 0420 975 050

Lic 29201C

monark@optusnet.com.au

FLYER DISTRIBUTION

GLASS & GLAZING

ACE WINDOW REPAIRS

“Spread the Word”

Your local guy GREG FOUNTAINE Garden Hill Rd Mulgoa DOMESTIC-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL GLAZING & ALUMINIUM FABRICATION

Glenmore Park & Regentville Letterbox Distribution

0416 334 226

Mob: 0411 878 198

reliable.affordable.easy

Phone: 02 4773 9200

HOT WATER

HAIR & BEAUTY

HOT WATER SPECIALIST Experts in Plumbing

Phone for a free measure and quote

Paul Land 0407 217 760 or 4733 3640

BUILDING Concrete Footings, Bag Rendering, Block Work, Window Repairs, Saw Cutting, Stone Walls, Decorative Stone Laying, All Brickwork BUILDING REPAIRS Tiles, Plastering, Carpentry, Doors & Locks, Painting, Fly Screens, Leaky Taps GENERAL JOBS Lawn Mowing, Rubbish Removal, Garden Care, Property Maintenance

Tracy’s Essential Looks

Relax, Be Pampered, Enjoy!

March Specials!

Choose one of the following five: 1. Free eyebrow wax with a full leg wax 2. 1 hour deluxe facial for $55 3. Buy a Gift Voucher valued at $75 for $50 4. Family of 4 hair trim package for $45 5. Free Conditioning Treatment with every colour

Specialising in Gas, Electric and Solar Hot Water Systems Lic No. 225 162C

Contact: Nicholas McLeod

0431 253 543 www.countrysideplumbing.com.au countrysideplumbing@live.com.au

Contact Tracy on 4736 6881 1 Castle Road, Orchard Hills www.tracysessentiallooks.com.au

We service/replace all makes and models of Hot Water Systems SAME DAY HOT WATER Free Quotes and Pensioner Discounts available

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Free pick up & drop off available in Emu Plains, Emu Heights & Leonay

LANDSCAPING

0413 992 365

LAWNMOWING & GARDENS

Justin’s Outdoor Services

less

GLENMORE GAZETTE than $1 per PROOF day Phone: 4733 0792

Email: advertise@districtgazette.com.au

IRONING

Too busy to Iron?

• Consultation • Construction - design • Stone Mason • Retaining Walls • Rockeries • Water Features • Paving • Pergolas • Maintenance • Timber Decks

Karen’s the person to contact

4733 5513 0418 645 582

Free pick up & drop off available in Glenmore Park

www.grantslandscapes.com.au Licence 140803C & 155424C

0413 992 365

LANDSCAPING

LAWNS & GARDENS

HERITAGE LANDSCAPES & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Licence No. 223594C

Providing FREE pick up and delivery in Glenmore Park and Regentville

Gardens, Decks, Retaining Walls, Turfing, Irrigation, Paving & Garden Maintenance Call Ben

Please call or text Melissa 0414 429 735

0448 844 314

KITCHENS Quality Affordable Kitchens

LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

SILVERDALE SAND & SOIL

Enquire about a Free Consultation

4774 2440

Come and visit our showroom at

U19/29 Coombes Dve, Penrith

p: 4732 4566

Deliveries Available Open 7 days

Open 7.30am-4pm Mon-Thurs 7.30am-2pm Fri 9am-1pm Sat

f: 4732 4588 www.jandlkitchens.com

KITCHENS Specialising in • Kitchen renovations • Replacing benchtops and doors to existing kitchens

LAWN CARE

LAWNS & GARDENS

Your Lawn Care Specialists

We treat all types of lawns. Talk to us about our lawn care program.

Lawns Mowed, Edges Weeding & Maintenance For a free quote Call Yvonne or Ernest

Fabian Gemin 0401 701 322 Freecall 1800 245 955 www.coochie.com.au

4737 8632 or 0438 486 774

LANDSCAPING

LAWNMOWING & GARDENS

LOCKSMITH

Brickscape Lic. no. 110202C

Andrew Johnston's Garden Services From Lawns to Tree Lopping

Kevin Ryan

0418 480 753

Save water with Coochie and enjoy a healthy green lawn Complete balanced liquid lawn fertiliser Weed Control eg. bindi, clover etc Beetle, grub and army worm control

Lic No. 60523C

• Design & Construct • Paving • (Pool Areas & Bullnose) • Retaining Walls • Turfing • Excavation • Water Features • Concrete Driveways & Paths

20 years experience Call Jamie for a free quote

0412 730 059

$10 off

your first job!

Fully Insured

0449 134 772

March 2013

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Deadlocks & Window Locks Installed Locks Altered & New Keys Cut Automotive Lock Specialist Lock Out Service

Master Lic.408106191

47335405 0419735567

LAWN MOWING

MASSAGE

JT’s Mowing • • • • •

OUTWEST LOCKS MITH S ERVICES

andrewjlawns@hotmail.com

and Maintenance

Lawn mowing Single story gutter cleaning Gardening Exterior Glass and Surface cleaning Yard Clean Ups

Call James: 0458 463 227 24

Lawnmowing from $25 Complete Garden Maintenance Landscape Creations Fully qualified and insured 10 years experience. Free Quotes

Call Terry 0410 461 288

Pressed for Time Ironing

Residential and Commercial

Call Justin or Belinda

0416 757 689 or 4731 2386 LAWNS & GARDENS

Member of Landscape Contractor’s Association of NSW

IRONING

$25 per flat basket

Lawn Mowing & Edging Hedging, Gardening Rubbish Removal Free Quotes - Fully Insured

ESSENTIAL BODYWORKS Sue Mitchell ( Dip. Rem)

• Remedial massage, • Relaxation massage, • Reflexology,

• Pregnancy massage, • Sports massage, • Hot stone massage,

Mon - Sat by appointment. Late night Wed.

4722 3503

0419 289 607

Inside Insignia Hair & Day Spa Unit 14/69 York Road, Penrith


MOBILE MECHANIC

Mobile Mechanic Fully Qualified & Licenced Call Adrean for a free quote 0403 726 481 Licence Nº MVRL49786

MOBILE MECHANIC

ABN 28 810 399 437 ABN 28 810 399 437LIC: MVTC138985

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LIC: MVTC138985

AutomotiveAutomotive Automotive

• MOBILE MECHANICAL REPAIRS • • MOBILE MECHANICAL ROLL REPAIRS • ON LIC: MVRL49778 | ABN 28 810 399 437 ◊

Matt: 0434 217Matt: 614 0434 217 614

MOBILE MECHANIC & AUTO ELECTRICIAN

rollonautomotive@hotmail.com rollonautomotive@hotmail.com

0434 217 614

Spiders, Ants, Fleas, Cockroaches, Rodents, Wasps & Bees, Bird Lice, Carpet Beetles. Termite Inspections & treatments

DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL GLENMORE PARK BASED • Dulux Accredited • Decorative Paint Finishes • Big or Small Jobs FR • Interior & Exterior QU EE • Fully Licensed OT ES & Insured • All Work Done Personally

FULLY GUARANTEED WORK

Call Karen

4733 6753 Family owned local business

Call 0417 221 822 or 0417 223 288

LIC: MVTC138985

PEST CONTROL

PAINTER

Southern Sun Painting & Decorating

All painting work domestic & commercial

Domestic, Commercial Industrial Fully Licensed & & Insured FreeKowalczuk Quotes - No Paul Lic.Obligation No. 191875C PaulMb: Kowalczuk Lic No. 191875C 0408 741 548 Mb: 0408 741 548

Automotive

MUSIC TUITION - GUITAR

CRYSTAL CLEAR PEST CONTROL

Painting & Decorating

ABN 28 810 399 437

• Breakdown Service • Electrical Repairs • Log Book Servicing • Scan tool Diagnosis • Mechanical Repairs • Reversing Cameras • Pre-purchase Inspections • GPS Tracking Systems • Rego Inspections • Audio Installs rollonautomotive@hotmail.com www.rollonautomotive.com.au

PEST CONTROL

PAINTER WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED

Local Knowledge Reliable On-Time Service Environmentally Friendly Control Thorough 2 Hour Treatment

PARTY HIRE

• MOBILE MECHANICAL REPAIRS •

Castles & Slushee machines Guitar Matt: 0434 217 614 tuition

Spiders • Cockroaches • Rats • Mice • Ants • Wasps & Bees

Ph: 0415 413 493

rollonautomotive@hotmail.com Call Peter on 4736 2534 Call Justin or Belinda or 0402 907 244 OVEN CLEANING HATE CLEANING YOUR OVEN? Get Western Cleaning Solutions to do it for you! Western Cleaning Solution use a specialised steaming machine that steams at 170 degrees to ensure that the best possible results are achieved NO FUMES • NO HARSH CHEMICALS • NO FUSS

$60* Call Bob on 0417 262 706 or 4774 0026 (AH) *Extreme Oven Conditions May Incur An Additional Charge. Loyalty Discounts Can Apply

PAINTER

Your Local Pest Control Service

0416 757 689 or 4731 2386 FLYER DISTRIBUTION

PET CARE - GROOMING

“Spread the Word” Glenmore Park & Regentville Letterbox Distribution

0416 334 226

Hydrobath in warm clean clean waterwater usingusing environHydrobath in warm mentally friendly products, Brush, Nail clipenvironmentally friendly products, Brush, Nail ping, Ear & Eye Cleaning, Drying, Deodorise, clipping, & Aromatherapy eye Cleaning, Drying, Deoderise, Doggy TEar reat, Phone Sue

Doggy Treat, Aromatherapy Phone Aaron

reliable.affordable.easy

PEST CONTROL

Your Dog Clean, Flea-Free & Smelling Great... OR IT’S FREE

0404 369 369 369 0402309 885482 518 or or 1300 1300 369

PET CARE - GROOMING Dog Grooming Salon and Pet Boutique

• General Pest Control (Cockroaches, Ants, Spiders, Wasps, Fleas & Rodents) • Most treatments 12 month warranty • Domestic & Commercial Pest Control • Pre Purchase Timber Pest Inspections • Termite Inspections & Treatments

Free Quotes: Fully Licensed & Insured: Great Rates & Same Day Service 7 Days a week: Seniors Discount

FREECALL: 1800 187 499 or 0412 074 484 www.creepycrawly.com.au Lic. 15 101007 001

Unit 39, 38-40 Abel Street, Penrith,

4722 9492.

open Mon to GROOMING Fri 9-6 and Sat 9-3. DOG Mobile Clipping, PET CARE - GROOMING Washing & Grooming Service • Full clippingWashing & Mobile Clipping, grooming service &• Soap Grooming Service free shampoo

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Natasha 0414 488 266 Evelyn 0432 056 413

16/07/12

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Pizzeria Restaurant

www.pietro.com.au

Maths Tuition

•Wednesday to Sunday nights from 5pm • Seating for up to 44 people • Party bookings and catering available

Specialising in HSC Maths

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License N: 86216C

Lic No 86216C Supply a nd fit fascia & • New roofs (New & Old) guttering

• Roof repairs & restoration Phone Greg • Supply & fit fascia & guttering 0418 446 590, 4773 8634 • Bonded asbestos removal • Supply & fit insulation

Call Peter on 4773 8320 or 0438 738 320

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Ph: 4733 4450 Mob: 0417 067 126

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WASHER REPAIRS

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All Wall & Floor Tiling 20+ years experience 4736 1629 or 0418 250 293

RUBBISH REMOVAL

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Phone Greg 0418 446 590 or 4773 8634

Simply the best BI NS

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Washers Dryers Dishwashers

Licence No. R97930

KINGSWOOD CAR, TRUCK & UTE RENTALS 48 Cox Ave, KINGSWOOD

2m³- 6m³

7 days pick up and delivery

1 800 50 2468 RUBBISH REMOVAL

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45 years

• DISHWASHERS • INSURANCE CLAIMS KINGSW • PENSIONER CONCESSIONS

OOD CAR TRUCK & UTE 0417 657 410 RENTALSWASHER & DRYER REPAIRS

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v v CHEAP CAR/TRUCK RENTALS KINGSWOOD

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2 cubic metre $140 3 cubic metre $200 4 cubic metre $280 0432 696 812$400 6 cubic metre

2 cubic metre $150 3 cubic metre $220 4 cubic metre $300 6 cubic metre $440 CASH OR CARD WELCOME

Email: kingswoodrental@tpg.com.au Cars – $38/day Utes – $66/day Pantech Trucks – $110 or $155/day Mobile: 0414950094

Tel: (02) 4732 4000

& PRESENT VOUCHER UPON DELIVERY

CASH OR CARDSERVICE WELCOME SHUTTLE

CONDITIONS APPLY. VALID TILL 27/8/11.

Steve's Shuttles

CALL MATT DIRECT ON Affordable transfers NT VOUCHER UPON DELIVERY

for all occasions including airport Any genuine quote beaten

Steve 0412 025 180 bus01@tpg.com.au

Call Eddy on 4737 9065 or 0405 218 995

Cars - $38/day Utes - $66/day WINDOW CLEANING TUITION

G&J

Pantech Trucks - $110 or $155/day

Reading Solutions 8 seater wagon - $88/day

Learning to Read - Changing a Life

Window Cleaning & General Cleaning Services Contract Cleaning End of Lease Cleaning Free Quotes, Fully Insured

Conditions Apply. Valid till 15/04/13

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Based in Glenmore Park for over a decade. All makes and models Free service call with repairs Pensioner discounts All work guaranteed

Fully qualified Primary and Reading Recovery Teacher, with international teaching experience, available to tutor your child K-6 in Reading, Writing & Mathematics

Phone: 0412 418 387 4737 9511 FLYER DISTRIBUTION “Spread the Word”

NAPLAN preparation classes Years 3, 5 and 7 Small group or individual sessions available After school Monday to Friday

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Book now Call Greg 0422670860 or e-mail gregory@gandjsolutions.com.au

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0416 334 226

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