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…

BIGGEST MORNING TEA COVID-19 VERSION

BIGGEST MORNING TEA COVID-19 VERSION Jamestown & District Cancer Council SA Branch held their 2020 Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser under COVID-19 conditions on Friday 29th May. Due to not being able to hold the usual Morning tea gathering, the Branch organized a take-away delivery of pre-ordered delicious food. Generous donations of food and amazing support…

Crafty Idea

Morgan & Spencer Quinn, from Spalding putting together craft packs Crafty Idea Mid North Suicide Prevention Network member Lynnie Wehrmann has created a great activity idea to build community engagement and provide some entertainment for the elderly, where many have been severely affected by lack of social contact during the Covid-19 lock down. Lynnie said…

Staying Calm and Kind about COVID-19

Staying Calm and Kind about COVID-19 Feeling worried during a stressful event such as the current global pandemic is normal, and healthy levels of stress actually help make helpful and healthy choices. We can take steps to recognise and manage our stress to refocus on the positive things in life and prevent escalating into more…

Helping Hand News & Views

Left to Right: Sisters having tea; facetime call; picture from school children. NEWS & VIEWS from Helping Hand It has been a challenging time recently for everyone and we are incredibly proud of the team at Belalie Lodge who are keeping things cheerful for our residents and their families. Families are visiting at the window…

A Tribute to Rod Doyle

Rod Doyle A Tribute to Rod Doyle Rod Doyle was born at Hillston in NSW on the 22nd of March 1947. He was the second child of Cyril and Shiela Doyle and grew up with his three siblings Rita, Jo and Henry, on the family’s sheep and wheat farm. He completed primary school via correspondence…