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Your guide to Lakemba

Thursday, 10 May 2018

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

Monday, 7 May 2018

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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Anzac Day 2018: March and commemoration at Lakemba

Thursday, 26 April 2018

CROWDS gathered at the Lakemba Cenotaph this morning for the annual Anzac Day march and commemoration service. Participants in the march formed up outside the Lakemba Club at 7am before starting on the route at 7.15am. Father Gary Rawson addressed the service, with a student from Holy Spirit Catholic College reciting the Ode. A crowd

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Commemorate ANZAC Day

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Join us this ANZAC Day for our traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation. The following events will take place at The Lakemba Club: SUNDAY 22nd APRIL – ANZAC SUNDAY SERVICE Starts 3pm. ANZAC Memorial Service in The Lakemba Auditorium WEDNESDAY 25th APRIL – ANZAC DAY SERVICE The Lakemba

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Choose Your Own Adventure Promotion

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Congratulations to Frank Kosztan for winning the Choose Your Own Adventure promotion on Sunday 19 November 2017. Frank and his wife Eva said they are looking forward to planning their holiday – Frank would love to do a driving holiday from Frankfurt to Italy. We hope you enjoy your prize!

2017 Anzac Day Service

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

This year’s ANZAC Day Service attracted over 200 people to the front of The Lakemba Club at 7am for the march to the War Memorial at Lakemba Station to pay their respects to the ANZACs. Members of the Lakemba Sub-Branch were joined by student representatives from Bankstown La Salle High School, Lakemba Holy Spirit College

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Congratulations Odile!

Monday, 13 March 2017

On Sunday 12 March a very big crowd gathered at The Lakemba Club for the draw of the $10,000 Electrical & Whitegoods promotion. Patrons had a chance to win a whole household package including a television, washing machine, dryer, coffee machine, an iPad, Xbox, and camera amongst other things. One lucky winner was to win

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Lakemba RSL Sub-Branch Club Opens to New Members

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Since the Lakemba RSL Sub-Branch Club was formed in 1940, it has been providing support to ex-servicemen and women of the Lakemba area, and now they are calling up for more new members to sign up. The Sub-Branch Club is open to all former members of the Australian defence forces who have completed six months’

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Canterbury Amalgamates with Punchbowl Club

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Late last year Canterbury Members were asked to vote on the amalgamation of Canterbury Bankstown Tennis & Bowls Club located in Punchbowl. Members voted for the amalgamation and in December 2016, Liquor and Gaming NSW approved the decision. As part of the agreement, Canterbury has committed to $1 million plus funding for core activities to

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Meet The Islands Family

Monday, 31 October 2016

The Islands welcomes you to its table, to join in the warmth and generosity of traditional and modern authentic Greek cooking. Located inside The Lakemba Club, it is a family-run restaurant that welcomes you with a smile, creating an atmosphere that is relaxed, warm and social. Manager Theodore Loudaros and his family team, consisting of

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