45 Years Awarded for Lions own Max Prior

In December 2020 Max Prior received the Chevron Award for 45 years’ service to the Jamestown Lions Club and Lions International. He joined Lions in March 1974, being nominated by John Marsh and Maurie Brown (President). Max was very quickly given an insight into how the club operated and the requirements of Lions International; as…

Back to Belalie Cricket Bash

2021 is the 150th year since Jamestown was founded in 1871 and the J150 committee is busy organising the first celebratory event for March 20th. This is the “Back to Belalie Cricket Bash” which aims to get former Belalie Cricket Association players and their families together for an afternoon of fun and entertainment, as well…

Northern Areas Australia Day Winners

Citizen of the Year for 2021 has been awarded to Mr Paul Thomas of Gulnare. Paul is a quiet achiever, willingly giving to his community. Paul’s volunteering began from his early teens and has continued throughout his life to provide essential emergency services to the community. He has contributed through various fundraising functions for improved…

Ayr St Upgrade Preliminary Design Phase

Northern Areas Council is now conducting wider consultation throughout the community on the future shape of our Ayr St shopping and parking area. Between now and mid-December council will be providing opportunities for people to view and ask questions about the proposed preliminary design for the area between the Bridge and Dunure Terrace, on Ayr…

Jamestown Lymphoedema Clinic

The Jamestown Lymphoedema Clinic would like to thank the Jamestown Cancer Council for their kind donation to purchase a new lymphoedema compression pump for the clinic. Lymphoedema is a long-term condition that causes swelling in body’s tissues. It can affect any part of the body, but usually develops in the arms and legs. It develops…

75 Years On

As a result of a recent announcement by the Federal Government all military personnel who served during World War 2 are entitled to receive a medallion and certificate honouring their involvement. On 13/10/2020 a local, Mrs Pat Dowling, was presented with her medallion and certificate at a ceremony in Laura by the Rowan Ramsey MP…