POLICE are "very close" to laying charges in relation to the murder of Raphael Joseph four years ago, says the State's homicide boss.
A LIDCOMBE hair and beauty salon operator will repay seven workers, including two Korean nationals, just over $25,000 after making a deal with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
DISGRACED Lidcombe property developer and former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer will stay locked up in Silverwater Jail after district court judge Helen Syme knocked back his latest bail application.
THREE Red Cross Guildford volunteers were honoured for their years of service to the community and presented with long-service medals at a special ceremony last week.
INQUIRIES are continuing into a carjacking at Regents Park last Tuesday (July 10).
LABOR councillors have been quizzed on their "obsession" with public toilets.
THE death of a child from the flu last week has sparked a warning to parents.
POLICE are hoping that the $1 million reward being offered for information into the disappearance and suspected murder of Raphael Joseph may motivate those with information to speak up.
THE high number of retirees in the Lidcombe area has prompted Probus to form a new social club.