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…

Big Boost for Big Shed

State Netball Competition held at the Big Shed – June 3rd, 2017 – pictured Maggie Clark, Eliza Simpson, Ruby Sutter, Lucy Carkle & Hannah Clark – Photo by Mel Kitschke Big Boost for Big Shed Sport has received a major boost for Jamestown and the wider region, with the announcement of a grant allocation of…

Caltowie Bowls

Trevor Crawford Chris Crawford Caltowie Bowls Like other sporting groups our bowls season came to a sudden finish even though we didn’t make any finals there were still some club events and tournaments being played. Some of our teams struggled during the season after losing several players either through injury or leaving the district. So,…

International Women’s Day Breakfast

International Women’s Day Breakfast On Friday 13th March Northern Highlands Soroptimists held their annual breakfast at the Bowling Club to celebrate International Women’s Day. Catering by The Friday Fillies assisted by members preceded an entertaining address and video presentation by The Fillies- Leanne Beyer and Margie Simpson.  They travelled in the “Shit Box”-a vehicle worth…

The Bilby is Back!

POSTPONED Celebrate Easter in the Bundaleer Forest. Bundaleer Forest Picnic Ground will be the place to be on April 12, with the return of the treasured Easter Sunday Bundaleer Bilby Hunt. There will be something for everyone, with treasure hunts for kids of all ages, Family food options, live acoustic music, performers on the walks,…