New Visitor Guide & Website for Jamestown

The Visit Jamestown Team have been working tirelessly in the last month bolstering our appeal to visitors, encouraging Jamestown as a destination to Stop, Stay and Graze via Facebook. We are now ready to go full steam ahead and create the 2020 edition of the Visit Jamestown Booklet with a print of 10,000 copies which…

Library Author Visit

We are very lucky to have Grant Lock, author of the books ‘Shoot me First’ and ‘I’d rather be blind’, and his wife, Janna speak at the library. When: Monday 18 August 2020 Time: 7:00pm – (approx)8:00pm plus question time. Where: Jamestown School Community Library Free event A brief introduction and some information on what…

Jamestown Show Cancelled

The Jamestown A, H & F Show Society regrets to inform you the 2020 Jamestown Show is cancelled. Due to recent Covid-19 outbreaks interstate, we have been forced to make a decision based on the nation-wide situation at present. We would like to thank our members, sponsors, and loyal exhibitors for their ongoing support. The…

SAVE THE DATES

SAVE THE DATES The Jamestown Show Committee are still in the planning stages for the 2020 Show . The committee will continue working towards staging an event based on the COVID restrictions and recommendations closer to Show day. Please save the date , October 4th & 5th and plan to join us as we enjoy…

HOPE VERSUS FEAR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

HOPE versus FEAR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE With so much negativity invading our lives through the mainstream media and various screen time activities that dominate many people’s leisure hours, it is quite easy to become fearful of the future during these uncertain times. Young people are particularly susceptible to this fear, as they navigate their development…

ENVIRONMENT GRANT FOR BUNDALEER

ENVIRONMENT GRANT FOR BUNDALEER During the past few months, a significant area of the Bundaleer Creek south of the event centre has been remediated as part of an Australian Government Communities Environment Program grant Invasive feral olive, ash and Aleppo pines have been removed and replaced with a range of native trees, shrubs and grasses.…

NATURE PLAY SPACE

NATURE PLAY SPACE My Bundaleer volunteers have created a fun-filled nature play space in the picnic ground with support and guidance from Climbing Tree Creations. The tree fort with slides and fireman poles and climbing challenges was completed in time for the June long weekend and has been popular with local and visiting families. While…

BUNDALEER EVENT CENTRE

BUNDALEER EVENT CENTRE PROGRESS REPORT The event centre, being constructed by Sanders Building Group, is versatile in its design, with capacity for 160 people but equally suited to a smaller gathering. Construction is on target, and all being well, the centre will be available to hire from December 2020. The Bundaleer event centre is the…

SHOW PLANS TO BOOST LOCAL BUSINESSES

SHOW PLANS TO BOOST LOCAL BUSINESSES The Show committee understand the importance of continuing to run a local show in our region especially coming off the back of a drought and hardship caused by COVID-19 restrictions. Chairperson Matt Scharkie, Vice Chairperson James Moore and the show sponsorship team are looking forward to visiting local businesses…

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY Ralph Holmes was born in Port Pirie and enjoyed life living in Telowie Gorge, Beetaloo Valley, Gladstone, Loxton, Berri and Adelaide where, after a long career with the Electricity Trust, he and Dorothy retired and enjoyed travel within Australia and overseas. In later years they moved to Laura and discovered that their…