NEWS

Stepping in tune to a healthier you

May 22, 2017

For the next 100 days 91 Canterbury staff members are strapping on pedometers and are making the pledge to be more active as part of the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge which kicked off on Wednesday 24 May. Every year teams from all over the world compete in teams of seven to outwalk, out-jog, outrun, out-swim

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CALD community come together to learn to swim

May 15, 2017

A whole group of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and their families are much more water safe after a $12,000 donation from Canterbury League Club helped pay for life-saving swimming lessons. The idea to upskill CALD families with vital water skills came from Indian Squad Women’s Association which is based in Lakemba. “Swimming is

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NEW VAN HAS ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES TO FEED THE HOMELESS

May 5, 2017

Canterbury League Club’s staff-led monthly food run to feed the homeless in Martin Place and Woolloomooloo with Maronites on Mission (MoM) has been one of the longest and most successful staff community projects to date. On the last Thursday of every month, six Canterbury staff volunteers donate four hours of their time to go out

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Congratulations…

May 3, 2017

Congratulations Gary Page – you and a friend are heading to Brisbane for State of Origin  Game 1. 

Canterbury turning 60

April 26, 2017

From humble beginnings trading out of a small converted Salvation Army Hall on 7 Collins Street Belmore, Canterbury will soon be celebrating its 60th year anniversary on 6 June 2017. In July 1956 the idea of forming a League Club to service the needs of the football club and local community took physical shape. The

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PRELIMINARY WORK AT THE FRONT HAS STARTED

April 12, 2017

Canterbury’s $130 million redevelopment has successfully passed the half way mark, with over sixty per cent of the build now completed according to Cerno Management and Parkview Group.  Focus has now shifted to the preliminary works at the front of the Club on the Western side with workers currently demolishing the space to make way

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Shelter animals get a helping hand

April 11, 2017

A huge thank you and well done to Canterbury’s 10 staff volunteers who spent the day with the animals at RSPCA NSW Yagoona. Aside from cleaning out rabbit and guinea pig hutches, walking and bathing shelter dogs awaiting adoption, as well as cuddling tons of cute kittens and cats, staff volunteers also took part in an

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Showing Lakemba in a new light

April 2, 2017

The suburb of Lakemba hasn’t always had the best of reputations in the media but a group of determined locals together with Canterbury City Community Centre are hoping to change that perception with their locally-produced short film. Made possible by a $9,500 donation from Canterbury League Club, the short comedy drama follows investigative reporter “Pete”

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Variety of ways to raise funds for children with special needs

March 27, 2017

For families of children who are sick, disadvantaged or who have special needs, finding support can be a challenge but this is where Canterbury League Club can step in.   Since 2010, Canterbury has donated over $80,000 to Variety – the Children’s Charity who in turn, support children with special needs by providing specialised equipment,

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Local Canterbury clubs joining forces to tackle children’s learning difficulties

March 2, 2017

In a first ever, Canterbury League Club, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, Campsie RSL and The Lantern Club have combined resources to help 50 primary school children with learning difficulties improve their literacy and numeracy skills. Using a pooled donation of $50,000 the four clubs have partnered with Learning Links, a service organisation which helps children

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