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  • June update - Merrylands CBD works

    Due to utility delays, works to complete the new stormwater infrastructure under Addlestone Rd near the intersection with Merrylands Road has seen significant delays.

    It is now estimated that Addlestone Road will be opened to traffic by the end of July 2024 (subject to weather). There will be some instances after July 2024 when the western side of Addlestone Rd (ie north bound lane) will need to be closed for a period of time.

    The works along western side of Addlestone Road will commence...

  • Free Business Health Check - Cumberland LGA

    Get a FREE, face to face Business Advisory session - appointments available now for the Cumberland area.

    The Business Advice Sessions are delivered in partnership with the Cumberland City Council, Western Sydney Business Centre, NSW Business Connect and Service NSW for Business.

    These are one-on-one sessions and places are limited.

    Note, each session is approximately 60 minutes in duration (free of charge, as part of the 8 hours advisory sessions allocated each financial year from Business...

  • June business webinars

    Western Sydney Business Centre are running Business Advice Sessions and Webinars for businesses in the Cumberland area. With so much uncertainly about the financial year ahead, we have stacked our June, End of Financial webinar calendar with helpful advice on important topics to assist local business in key areas to help start, run, grow and adapt.

    See our 'What's On' calendar for selected webinars, or visit the Western Sydney Business Centre website for their full list of training.

  • Westmead South - May 2024 update

    The Draft Westmead South Master Plan and Planning Proposal will be reported to the Ordinary Council Meeting for consideration on Wednesday 5 June 2024.

  • May 2024 podcast - Carol Ferrone from Back in time for dinner

    Welcome to the May 2024 episode of the Cumberland Conversations Podcast. This month we have a special feature interview for you:

    * Carol Ferrone, Media personality from ABC's 'Back in time for dinner' and 'Back in time for the corner shop' stops in for a chat.

    * Carol shares her experiences with 150 years of Australian history, fashion and food - good and bad.

    * Carol also compares running a modern small business to one from a past era - what works, and how to thrive in today's world.

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  • Back to Guildford festival success

    Thank you to everyone who attended the Back to Guildford Festival on Saturday. We had a fantastic turnout, and it was wonderful to see everyone getting involved and enjoying the new upgrades to the Guildford Laneway, the result of our Safer Cities: Her Way consultation.

    • Officially opened by the Mayor of Cumberland, Lisa Lake
    • Live music all afternoon and evening
    • Roving entertainment
    • Community groups
    • Kids entertainment
    • Food stalls
    • Chance to win a football jersey signed by all of the Western...
  • Kitchen 2 Gardens Program

    The Kitchen 2 Gardens program aims to raise awareness of food and garden waste recycling, help residents build resilience and save money by growing vegetables at home. By growing vegetables at home, residents can also reduce food waste and food packaging.

    There will be a FREE compost and vegetable seeds giveaway on Saturday 22 June to help you grow your own veggies. You MUST book into one of the two sessions.

    For more details on how to register, and to find out more about the Kitchen 2...

  • Back to Guildford

    Following upgrades to the Guildford Laneway as part of the Safer Cities: Her Way Program, Council will be holding the Back To Guildford Festival to showcase the recent works on Saturday 25 May from 3pm - 9pm.

    The upgrades will include new furniture including tables and benches, installation of smart technology, lighting, CCTV cameras, mobile phone charging stations.

    The public art mural which is part of the upgrade has now been completed.

    The event will include live entertainment, roving...

  • April 2024 podcast - Women in Trades special

    The April 2024 episode of the Cumberland Conversations Podcast features a Women in Trades special:

    * Special interview with Christine Rieksen from Training Services NSW.
    * Current initiatives that the Women in Trades program is doing under the Trade Pathways program.
    * The importance of having a diverse workplace.
    * The ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠latest community consultations⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and initiatives in Cumberland.

    Presented by the ⁠⁠⁠Cumberland City Council⁠⁠⁠ Community Engagement Team.

  • April 2024 - Guildford Laneway Update

    Come along to this free family event and explore the upgraded Guildford Laneway. Enjoy the live entertainment, roaming entertainers, children’s activities, market and food vendors and community groups.

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