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St George Illawarra Dragons crash out of Holden Cup with 34-18 loss to Manly Sea Eagles in preliminary final

St George Illawarra have had their Holden Cup season ended after a shock preliminary final loss to Manly.The Dragons fell 34-18 in the penultimate game of the under-20s season thanks largely to superb individual performances from Manly halfback Cade Cust

yesterday, 17:40 in Sport
 

TV presenter brings Girls Who Glow to Cronulla

Television presenter Teigan Nash is bringing an event to her hometown in Cronulla to empower teenage girls. The former Saturday Disney presenter started Girls Who Glow this year alongside her good friend and fellow television presenter Liv Phyland. They

yesterday, 10:18 in Regional
 

ED patients continue to wait too long – St George and Sutherland hospitals

Emergency department patients are having their patience tested at St George Hospital and Sutherland Hospital – when compared to the state average.Wait times to start treatment and also to be discharged or admitted to hospital are behind the state average

Friday, 16:44 in Regional
 

PHOTOS | Big opening day at new cafe in Elouera surf club

Calls for a boycott of the new cafe in Elouera surf club failed to stop a big opening day.Bianchini’s Espresso was packed from 7am until about 2.30pm, and staff served up more than 800 cups of coffee and hundreds of meals. More than a dozen patrons spoke

Friday, 16:44 in Regional
 

Sutherland Sharks president Paul Smith receives prestigious Football NSW Charles Valentine Medal

For Paul Smith, there is nothing better than seeing a young shire junior make it on the big stage.The long-time Sutherland Sharks president has been awarded Football NSW’s most prestigious accolade, the Charles Valentine Medal, for more than half a centu

Friday, 14:09 in Sport
 

Dream home to be built over blocks at Greenhills Beach receives development consent

Sutherland Shire Council has given the tick of approval to the dream family home to be built over four blocks of land in the top spot at Greenhills Beach.A development application for the project was lodged on August 11 and approved by council staff on

Friday, 13:53 in Regional
 

Development application lodged for Penshurst Park sporting hub stages two and three

Georges River Council have lodged a development application for stages two and three of the Penshurst Park Sporting Hub project.The stages have an approximate combined cost of $17 million and will be partially funded by a Federal Government grant. The wo

Friday, 13:14 in Regional
 

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Photos from the Leader’s archives

THE future of an old Gymea house, largely hidden by trees and tangled vines, was resolved in 1995.Sutherland Shire Council decided, after a period of public consultation, the property named Hazelhurst would become a regional art gallery and arts and craf

Friday, 12:40 in Regional
 

Sutherland print shop goes viral with same-sex marriage message

Every day Emily Olguin receives hundreds of messages. Some are simple offers of help while others are long letters filled with hope or sadness. It started when the Sutherland graphic designer posted a request for help on Reddit. That day she had two flye

Friday, 12:21 in Regional
 

DOS Taekwondo, North Caringbah fighters return after winning gold in South Korea

A group of fighters from the North Caringbah DOS Taekwondo club have returned home from South Korea as winners.Competing at the 11th World Taekwondo culture expo and Korean International Open, the fighters walked away with five gold medals and three silv

Friday, 12:12 in Sport
 

Mortdale Public School cricketers to represent Sydney East teams at PSSA State championships

Students from Mortdale Public School have been selected to represent the Sydney East region in the upcoming NSW PSSA cricket championships.The Primary School Sports Association holds an annual state championship for school sports with the Sydney regions

Friday, 12:12 in Sport
 

Teagan claims Singer of the Year prize

Kirrawee’s Teagan Denham has won the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Senior Singer of the Year prize – impressing the judges with her renditions of Blue Skies, Gravity and Dream On. Teagan won the title and $5000 top prize during the final at Petersham RSL Club e

Friday, 11:39 in Regional
 

Five fun things to do on school holiday

Looking for some ideas to keep the kids entertained this school break? Then check out the Leader’s list of things to do in St George and the Sutherland Shire. The spring break runs from Saturday, September 23 to Sunday, October 8. Click on our map at the

Friday, 11:16 in Regional
 

Development application lodged for Penshurst Park sporting hub stages two and three

Georges River Council have lodged a development application for stages two and three of the Penshurst Park Sporting Hub project.The stages have an approximate combined cost of $17 million and will be partially funded by a Federal Government grant. The wo

Friday, 10:45 in Sport
 

Ramsgate businesses go under after construction delays

Frustrations boiled over for angry business owners who expressed their dismay after being told that parts of the Ramsgate revitalisation project will have to be redone. The six-week delay is on top of the extra nine months the project has already gone ov

Friday, 07:59 in Regional
 
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