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…

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…