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News Cagney gains ALP selection By Kerrie Armstrong AFTER 17 years of experience in local government, former Camden councillor Cindy Cagney has turned her attention to state politics. Mrs Cagney has been preselected as the Labor candidate for the seat of Camden at next year’s March 28 state election. She served as an independent councillor and was previously a Campbelltown Liberal. ‘‘My time with the Liberal Party was very, very short,’’ Mrs Cagney told the Advertiser. ‘‘It was not the right fit for me.’’ She said she found the values of the Labor Party were more closely aligned with her personal views. Mrs Cagney said she wanted to give the people of the Camden electorate better representation. ‘‘Many people don’t think there is a real commitment to improve the quality of life for residents here,’’ she said. ‘‘All I’ve noticed are cuts rather than actually saying ‘let’s build up our community rather than making up the shortfall down the track’.’’ She said that as a former TAFE teacher and a community worker, she was particularly concerned with cuts made to education, health and aged-care systems. ‘‘I spoke to a local father a couple of weeks ago who had shared that the funding cuts in a local primary school meant that their special needs teachers were reduced from three to one, which of course means that those younger children Arrest follows call A Mount Annan man, 39, will face Camp- belltown Court on Friday charged with threatening his estranged wife. Police said the man contacted Campbelltown police about 3pm on September 22 and said he was going to go to Campbelltown and shoot all the police he could see. Police will allege he said his home had been rigged with explosives and he would blow it up if police approached. He was arrested on Thursday without incident. Police said they found a compound bow and 50 arrows and a small amount of what police believe to be a drug in his home. Freed from car A Catherine Field woman, 78, and her 11-year-old grandson escaped injury after their car became trapped between two semi-trailers on Narellan Road. About 11.10am last Wednesday the woman pulled out from a petrol station on Narellan Road at Mount Annan behind one truck. Her car and another truck collided. NSW Fire and Rescue cut the roof off the car to release the woman and the boy and both were able to walk away from the scene. Joining the race: Former Camden councillor and Mount Annan resident Cindy Cagney will be the Labor candidate for Camden in next year’s state election. Picture: Jonathan Ng will have less chance of getting the support they need during their formative years.’’ Mrs Cagney said her focus would be on putting people first. She also wanted to make sure that vital pieces of road and rail infrastructure for the area were delivered and called for a link road from Spring Farm, through Menangle to the Hume Highway. Liberal MP Chris Patterson holds the seat of Camden by a margin of 22.8 per cent after redistribution of electoral boundaries is taken into account. Greens name Danica Sajn as candidate ELDERSLIE small-business owner Danica Sajn (pictured) has been named as the Greens candidate for Camden for next year’s state election. Ms Sajn, who is also a science education professional, said she wanted to safeguard the environment and agricultural land. ‘‘I want to see Camden farmers able to thrive by selling good-quality produce locally, at farmers markets and co-ops,’’ she said. ‘‘I want to ensure our primary producers and our residents are free from the threat of coalmining and coal seam gas under their properties.’’ Ms Sajn said she wanted to ensure there was equal access to schooling and services for all residents. Road plant damaged Roadworks on Camden Valley Way near Denham Court will be delayed this week after vandals damaged two rollers and a grader that were parked at the site over the weekend. The unknown offenders smashed cabin windows but nothing was taken. Read more online . . . camdenadvertiser.com.au BUY DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER AND SAVE $$$ • Domestic & Commercial Roo?ng • Carports • Pergolas • Awnings, Sheds & Garages • Gutters & Downpipes • Polycarbonate Sheeting • Insulation & Roof Ventilation • Metal Roo?ng Products • Custom Made ?ashings • Metal, Fibreglass, Polycarbonate BUY DIR E CT Q UA LI TY & A DV ICE DIRECT QUALITY R RECT A LITY ADVICE DVIC LI SH SINCE QUAD D ES AB T E ALL ACCESSORIES FAST DELIVERIES 1987 ROOFS PURLINE RAIN WATER HEADS HALF ROUND GUTTERS 11TH OCTOBER 2014 FLASHINGS & GUTTERS WE SERVICE THE WHOLE SYDNEY METROPOLITAN AREA 82 Glendenning Rd, Glendenning 2761 METAL ROOFING PRODUCTS PTY LTD 6 - Camden-Narellan CDA 0006 Advertiser, Ph. 9675 5622 www.zammitroo?ng.com.au G6991462AK-011014 Wednesday, October 1, 2014 G7129118AA-240914 Call 13 24 25 . . . That's Fairfax Community Classifieds