Tuncurry’s John Wright Park Family Fun Day

The showers held off Tuncurry’s John Wright Park for the activities at the Family Fun Day held to raise awareness and funds for the second annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Support Groups in Forster and the Manning. Joining the day were popular local musician Matt Zarb, Australia’s Marching Koalas, Taree’s PCYC Gymaroos, the

Nabiac Swimming Pool project to go ahead

GREAT Lakes Council is pleased that three projects - at Nabiac and Bulahdelah showgrounds, and the Nabiac Swimming Pool - can proceed thanks to a NSW Government grant. The recently announced grants totalling $447,634 for three projects under the Public Reserves Management Fund Program (PRMFP) will allow Council and community groups

Fire Fighters in training at Bulahdelah

Truck at Tea Gardens caught fire

More than 80 forest fire fighters will converge on Bulahdelah over two days, on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September, for pre-season fire preparation training. Forestry Corporation of NSW's Fire Management Officer Cameron Wade said these pre-season preparation training events being held throughout the State were important to ensure staff were

NSW Combined High Schools Athletic Championships

The NSW Combined High Schools Athletic Championships were recently held over three consecutive days from Thursday 3 September to Saturday 6 September. Four Bulahdelah Central School students attended the event and had some amazing results. The event was held at the Sydney Olympic Park and committed parents drove down with their children

Karuah Roos end of season Presentation evening

Thank you to all the sponsors, supporters, committee and players that attended the Presentation night on Saturday it was a great night. The winners in the raffle were 1st Prize a Kenwood car cd player donated by Joe Gillis won by Gina Ward, 2nd a 50lt eski donated by Tony King Motors

Over the limit on The Lakes Way

At about 8:30pm on Friday 11 September police observed a motor vehicle travelling in an easterly direction on the The Lakes Way Pacific Palms. Police turned and followed the vehicle which entered the car park of the Pacific Palms Recreation Club. The driver was subjected to a road side breath test which provided

Contribution of Australian servicemen and women

Federal Member for Paterson, Bob Baldwin last week announced that funding applications for initiatives that recognise the contribution of Australian servicemen and women who served our country during the Vietnam conflict are now open. The Vietnam War Commemorative Grants have been established under the Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Programme.  Grants between $4,000

Australia Day e-calendar competition for Great Lakes

Great Lakes Council has launched the popular primary schools Australia Day e-calendar competition and is inviting all primary school students in the Great Lakes to enter this year. Entry forms will be available at every school straight after the school holidays and students have until Monday 2 November to hand their entry