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…

Successful Silent Auction for Jamestown Show

The committee were overwhelmed by the response to our Silent Auction. Over 70 items were donated by local businesses and individuals from within our community, placed online via facebook and bidded on by an amazingly supportive group of online bidders to raise approx $10,400 in much needed funds. As you can appreciate, running a show…

Jamestown Community School News

SUCCESS WITH THE SHOW 2020 has brought about an interesting time, with the cancellation of the Royal Adelaide Show, however, the RAHS made the decision to continue with the school competition to encourage student learning and opportunities that come with the Show experience. JCS entered 2 pens of 3 Wethers and 2 steers in the…

A Grand Gesture Keeps the Doctor Flying

Rick Kelly (RFDS Jamestown President) and Rochelle Leese from Miller Leese Financial Services Rochelle Leese from Miller Leese Financial Services recently applied for a grant to help the Jamestown Royal Flying Doctor Service Branch, through the Association of Financial Advisors (AFA) Foundation, and was successful in obtaining $2000 to help support the ongoing costs of…