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November 18, 2014

Distraught residents meet with lawyers to decide if their two-year battle can go on

The Land and Environment Court today handed the Australian Catholic University a victory over the long campaign by residents to halt its Strathfield expansion plans.

The two-year battle to stop the $55 million expansion on the heritage site took a major blow, with residents’ leaders Jane Pistolese and Mark Phillips distraught.

But the battle is far from over, as the ACU still has to submit detailed plans to the Joint Regional Planning Panel in a development assessment process.

February 18, 2013

Strathfield's Korean community celebrates Lunar Festival. 

Strathfield's Korean community turned out in force for the first big lunar new year event on the town square today - and the event was immediately declared a success.

Strathfield also discovered it had a new star - a real crowd pleaser in the form of Jeremy Yong, the eight-year-old guitar-plucking young finalist of Australia's Got Talent.

He comes from Strathfield and his mum is his manager.

"He has been singing and playing the guitar since he was around six," said Jeremy's mum.