Super citizens

BLYTH’S Tracey Andriske and Owen’s Brian Parker are joint winners of Wakefield Regional Council’s Citizens of the Year 2020, to be presented at the Australia Day celebrations on January 26. With both Tracey (pictured) and Brian being well known around their towns and the wider district, and heavily involved in a wide range of organisations […]

Hopping mad

NICOLE Burns got the fright of her life last Friday morning, when she had a very close encounter with a kangaroo at, and IN her home at Sevenhill. “We often have kangaroos in the back paddock and our back yard, more often at dawn and dusk, and I always check they have gone before I […]

Homes has new CEO

At the AGM of Gilbert Valley Senior Citizens Homes (GVSCH), Ian Rowett was elected chairman for a fifth term, and Matthew Greenslade elected as vice chairman.  Other board members are Jill Behn, Deb Callery, Chris Connell, Bev DeVries, Grant Griffiths, Gary Fuss and Louise McLeod.  Steve Ball was elected to replace John Rohde who retired […]

Funds fly high for RFDS

THE dedicated local group of volunteers at the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Jamestown and District Support Group has raised a total of $10,000 for the RFDS over the past year. The funds were raised by the group participating in local events to raise funds, including working at the Wine Bar at the Jamestown Ram […]