¦ CAMDEN SNAPSHOTS
Advertiser photographer Jonathan Ng captured these Camden clocks — at St John’s Anglican Church and the sundial at Macarthur Park. If you’ve
taken pictures of people or places you love while out in Camden, email them to email@example.com. To see more Camden Snapshots
and other pictures, go to Camden Library’s flickr.com/groups/969898@N23 for the Changing Faces and Places of Camden NSW Flickr group.
Almost 500 people attended an
’80s ball for Macarthur Disability
Services. Tickets sold out in five
weeks, the fastest the service’s
annual fund-raiser has ever sold
out. Those who attended the ball,
held at The Cube, included people
with a disability, staff and board
members from MDS, family and
friends, and corporate supporters.
Fire is unforgiving, so be prepared
EVERY year during bushfire season
little fires start all the time.
Either through thoughtless action
or disregard for a fire ban or, worse,
deliberately, humans start fires.
Often they can be quickly put out
with minimal damage and the
incident is soon forgotten.
But it should not be forgotten.
Because these little fires can
become big fires in a heartbeat, and
that’s when people, homes and
communities are suddenly in
danger. This is why, as the temperatures
already begin to soar, we need to be
ever more vigilant during bushfire
season. We saw last year just how quickly a
fire can get out of control when con-
ditions are right.
And while there has been more
rainfall this year so far, it does not
mean we are now safe. The bushfire
season has only just started.
Rural Fire Service volunteers I
have spoken with say the rain
makes the undergrowth grow
quickly, and then winds and high
temperatures — such as we have
already experienced this year — dry
it out until it makes perfect kindling
for a little spark.
Grass fires can travel at break-
neck speed, particularly when
driven along by winds, and in an
instant become a threat to life and
property. In light of the terrible fires we saw in
Wollondilly and the Blue Mountains
last year, households within cooee of
bushland — and in Camden that’s
many of us — need a bushfire plan.
Residents need to know where to
go, what to take, when to leave in the
event of a bushfire.
Decide now, not when the fire is
approaching your door, whether you
will stay to defend your property or
not. And, most of all, prepare your prop-
erty: clean gutters, install fire sprink-
ler systems, mow your lawns and
keep your garden tidy.
And make sure to check your insur-
ance, so you can be prepared if the
Details, tips: www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.
The Macarthur Interfaith Network
held a National Day of Unity on
Saturday, October 25 to call for
inter-religious understanding. The
network includes members from
the Uniting Church, the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
and those who practise Catholi-
cism, Hinduism and Islam.
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Michael’s Cut of the Week
On sale from Wednesday 29th October, 2014 until Tuesday 4th November, 2014 unless sold out earlier at Woolworths
Camden only. Savings based on our Sydney metropolitan sell price. Advertised savings may vary, as some products
may already be priced below the metropolitansell price. Limits per customer may apply, trade not supplied. Specials
are not available through Woolworths online or at CALTEX WOOLWORTHS co-branded fuel outlets. Woolworths
Supermarkets: 1 Woolworths Way, Bella Vista, NSW 2153.
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SAVE $5.50 kg
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