Canterbury scholarship a boon for talented singer

29 December 2015

Country singer-songwriter Christie Lamb was recently awarded a $10,000 Canterbury League Club-Sport Tourism & Youth Foundation scholarship in recognition of her exceptional singing gifts.

“I’m very grateful and honoured to be chosen to receive the support as it’s a huge help towards my new album due for release in 2016. I will use it very carefully and wisely to continue my career,” said Christie.

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Canterbury staff sharing the Christmas love with toy drive

10 December 2015

Children in need within the local area will be having a brighter Christmas this year after Canterbury staff members donated a cartful of toys and a cheque for $2,200 to the Campsie Salvation Army.

The toys and donation were collected at the recent staff Christmas party, held at the Club, which was attended by over 150 staff members and their plus ones.

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Encouraging kids to read, talk, sing, rhyme and draw

4 December 2015

Over the next few months a giant bandicoot “egg” will be visiting local Canterbury primary schools and playgroups to encourage young children to read and sing to it as part of an initiative to improve childhood literacy.

Sponsored by a $10,000 grant from Canterbury League Club, the Paint Canterbury REaD initiative is urging the whole community to read, talk, sing, rhyme and draw with children from birth so that they will be ready for reading and writing at school.

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Movember finishes on a high

1 December 2015

The Handlebar, the Chopper, the Box Car and The Connoisseur – these are just some types of moustaches that have been gracing the faces of the Canterbury Moustache League in support of Movember.

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Santa is coming to Canterbury

24 November 2015

Christmas decorations are up and tis now the season to be jolly – with Canterbury celebrating the season in style.

Santa and his magical helper will be at Canterbury every night from Monday 7th until Wednesday 23rd December from 5.30-7.30pm. Santa can be found in his special Santa chair opposite the Reception area so don’t forget to make a list of the things you want for Christmas this year to drop in his North Pole mailbox.

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Kick start your career with Canterbury

16 November 2015

Canterbury’s Chefs team has welcomed two new apprentices into their ranks as part of a brand new partnership with Saint Yon Trade Training Centre in Bankstown.

Justin Nguyen and Kha Tran, both current Year 11 students at the trade school, will be completing their first year apprenticeships in Canterbury’s kitchens while learning tricks of the trade from Head Chef Kamal Mudunkothge.

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Movember: Feel the power of the Mo

30 October 2015

The month of November is going to get a lot itchier for the 16 Canterbury staff members who signed up to do  Movember – but it is all for a fantastic cause in support of raising awareness for men’s health.

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New cafe brewing skills for migrants

28 October 2015

A newly opened social enterprise café in Campsie is helping recent migrants get a leg up on paid employment by providing skills to become job ready.

The Canterbury Community Hub café, who received $22,000 in seed funding from Canterbury League Club, offers a six week training course with topics covering hygiene, occupational health and safety, customer service, and coffee and food preparation service.

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