Polar Blast Creates Winter in Spring

It was almost like Christmas had landed 3 months earlier and in the wrong hemisphere. On Friday 25th September local residents woke to the magic of a Winter Wonderland  in the middle of Spring.  Snow balls and snow men were made, some tobogganed and others tried skiing. Overall the morning cold blast was an exciting…

What’s Happening @ Bundaleer

Spring Working Bee & Bonfire at Bundaleer An open invitation is extended to all community members to help give the Bundaleer Forest Reserve picnic ground and walking trails a socially distanced Spring Clean on Sunday September 13, from 9 am. There will be jobs for all, big and small, and a hearty lunch with refreshments…

Northern Areas Council Notice of Proposed Works

A proposal has been received by council from a community group – The Local Government Act 1999 Section 198 requires a level of public consultation on certain matters concerning Community Land and Community Land Management Plans. The parcel of land proposed for the installation of the Labyrinth is situated between Dunure Terrace, Cockburn Road, South…

Smart Farms – Small Grants

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he encourages farmers, fishers and foresters with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas to apply for grants of $5000 up to $50,000 under Round 4 of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. “Our farmers are highly adaptive and agriculture would not be the incredible industry it is today without them…

Locals working to tackle Asthma in the Mid North

Asthma Australia is working to help people living in the Mid North of South Australia to reduce their risk of asthma attacks, identified as one of Australia’s asthma hotspots. The community-driven project was rolled out in the communities of Jamestown, Peterborough and Orroroo to understand why asthma hospitalisations are sitting 45 per cent higher than…

RFDS Meal Drop

It is with great pleasure that the Jamestown & Districts RFDS Support Group informs you that we will be holding the annual Meal Drop Fundraising Event on Friday the 11th of September 2020. The Meal Drop is a much-loved event that we have held for the past several years. As a committee, it is our…

8 Week Social Table Tennis

While many sports have been suspended over the winter due to Covid 19, the members of the Jamestown Table Tennis Club have been eager to show case the lighting upgrade to the table tennis hall thanks to the generous support of Table Tennis Australia and the Jamestown Lions Club. This bought the lighting up to…

Vale Paul Christopher Redden

Paul Christopher Redden, the second son of Matt and Pat was born in Terowie, on 9th August 1945 which was also his Grandma Catherine Redden’s birthday. Paul had a happy childhood, growing up at Pinevale with his 4 brothers, Robert, Tony, Phil and Mark and his sister Louise. Even at a young age, Paul was…