Breakfast with the Friday Fillies

The annual International Women’s Day breakfast will be hosted once again by Soroptimist International of the Northern Highlands on Friday March 13th. It will be held at 7am at the Jamestown Bowling Club where Team Friday Fillies, Leanne Beyer and Margie Simpson will tell of their adventures in the Outback during the Shitbox Rally, a…

Thanks to our Volunteers

POSTPONED The extremely generous work of the many volunteers in our community was acknowledged at a service on December 1, during Volunteers’ Week. This service also coincided with the Pageant Day Service. Representations from many organisations/groups were involved but unfortunately due to the weather, the service had to be held in the Combined Services Club…

It’s a Pleasure!

The Whyte Yarcowie Vaudeville Troupe is hard at work preparing their new show “It’s A Pleasure“ which is due to open in Mt Bryan on Saturday 9th May. Rehearsals are well underway and the troupe will present their usual mix of dance, great music, glamorous costumes and a barrel of laughs. In their 36 years…

J150 Celebrations

The 150 year celebrations for Jamestown are fast approaching and the J150 committee is well into the planning stages for various community events and projects. One of the projects is to replace the plaque marking the site of the Belalie Mail Station, which actually pre-dates the settlement of Jamestown. The existing monument was unveiled during…

Thank you for your support

A BIG Thank you to the community of Jamestown area that supported the Jamestown Flying Group’s sausage sizzle on February 1st or donated in our donation tins around Jamestown. When a pilot that flew in our 2015 Air Spectacular – Dick Lang and his son died in the fire at Kangaroo Island the Jamestown Flying…

Black Boys are Bowling Sensations

During the school holidays the Black children from Caltowie competed in the State Under 18 Championship held at Lockley’s Bowling Club from January 20th – 24th. The event was incredibly successful with Nathan walking away with Gold in all 3 disciplines, Adam finishing with a silver for Singles and Triples, and a Bronze in Pairs…

Diggers’ Walk Centenary Celebrations

“The Diggers’ Walk” centenary celebration along the banks of Belalie Creek on New Year’s Eve was enjoyed by people of all age groups, from the local district and wider mid north area. Food and drink stalls kept people nourished, people gathered at the Apex bar and socialized; while chalk painting and bouncy castles kept the…