Month: May 2018

Your guide to Lakemba

Early History For an area that used to be called Potato Hill due to the abundance of potato crops, Lakemba has grown and seen a lot of changes since its colonial start. Lakemba derived its name from the 22-hectare property “Lakeba” owned by Benjamin Taylor in the 1880s. Alternatively a town clerk, Alderman and Mayor

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THE LAKEMBA CLUB CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

EARLY HISTORY Seventy years ago on 10 June 1948, a small local club called the Lakemba Services Club became incorporated but the club’s complex beginnings go further back in history. Shortly after the conclusion of World War I, returned soldiers started raising funds to build a hall to commemorate their brethren who had served. A

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