NEWS

DISCOUNTED GROCERIES HELPING THOSE IN NEED

January 29, 2018

Healthy food is usually one of the first items to be cut from the budgets of struggling families in the face of rising living costs – a Campsie organisation is helping to change that via an $11,840 donation from Canterbury League Club. The Staples Bag, an initiative of Settlement Services International (SSI), provides a weekly

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NEW YEAR, NEW STAFF COMMUNITY PROGRAM

January 15, 2018

Now in its fifth year, the Canterbury staff community program has been growing from strength to strength and 2018 promises to be another great year. This year staff will be continuing their relationship with local Punchbowl group, Maronites on Mission, to help feed the homeless at Woolloomooloo and Martin Place on the last Thursday of

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Clubs unite in support of children with learning difficulties

January 2, 2018

Local clubs have united to address literacy and numeracy levels across schools in Canterbury with specialist intervention programs focusing on children with learning difficulties and disabilities. “The joint club initiative by Canterbury League Club, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, Lantern Club and Campsie RSL has been of great value to the Canterbury community,” said Learning Links

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STAGE ONE OF THE BISTRO NOW OPEN

December 20, 2017

After just four months of construction, Canterbury’s latest dining offering, The Bistro, is now open for trade. Occupying the space of the former Banyan Brasserie, The Bistro has undergone a complete transformation and now features a light neutral palette with hexagon tiles as a dominant design element. There are suspended birdcage lights at the centre

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MEET EXECUTIVE CHEF STEPH

Steph joined the Canterbury team in 2015 and since then has been a driving creative force for the Club’s Dining Precinct including Bakehouse Café, Lavico and the soon to-be opened, The Bistro. We spend five minutes with her to find out her source of menu inspiration for The Bistro. What is the inspiration for The

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RISING TENNIS STARS TAKE OUT COMPETITION

December 18, 2017

Junior tennis players fromMoxon Sports Club cleaned up at the recent Canterbury Bankstown Tennis Association (CBTA) Championships which was held at Panania Tennis Courts on 18-19 November 2017. Students from Kellert Tennis Academy, which is based out of Moxon, had 16 students enter the competition aged 7 to 17. Players from five other tennis centres –

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Children using iPads as a tool to communicate

December 12, 2017

Five children with special learning needs from McCallums Hill Public School were given the gift of communication through iPads via a $4,990 grant from Canterbury League Club. “For some children with significant intellectual disabilities and conditions such as autism, communication is limited which impacts on their ability to communicate their basic wants and needs and

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Reaching out to help youth in Lakemba

November 29, 2017

Youth Off The Streets has used a $15,560 Canterbury donation to connect and interact with young adults in Lakemba through their ‘Lakemba Youth Matters’ program. “Through our street outreach activities in Lakemba, we are encountering young people with increasingly complex needs, including homelessness, domestic violence, and substance abuse,” said Daniel O’Keeffe, Marketing Manager for Youth

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New Western escalator operational again

November 23, 2017

For some it is just a set of simple escalators but for Canterbury, delivery of the new escalators back to Members and guests mark the beginning of great new things happening on the Western wing of the Club. Aside from providing escalators that now run all the way from ground floor to the first floor

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Farming skills help build social enterprise

November 20, 2017

An organisation out at Western Sydney is helping empower people who have been marginalised or face severe disadvantage by equipping them with practical farming, gardening and construction skills. Cana Farm, which is part of Cana Communities, a not-for-profit charitable organisation, offers a safe place where people can learn life skills and be a part of

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