Karuah IGA donated to community groups

Last month News Of The Area reporter Rachel Reitsma wrote on the generosity of the IGA at Bulahdelah with donations to a few local groups and a school. This week and as part of the annual IGA Community Chest donations, the friendly staff from the IGA at Karuah were proud to

Local business gives back

Local business is important to the area and it’s great when local business gives back to the community too. The IGA at Bulahdelah generously handed over donated money to three community groups this week. This is an annual donation from IGA Supermarkets named The Community Chest Donation. The donated money comes from the

Tea Gardens Lions Club joins the support for Mater Hospital

On Wednesday 25 November, Ron Conaghan attended the Mater Hospital, Newcastle together with other representatives from neighbouring Lions Clubs, namely, Medowie, Raymond Terrace, Clarence Town, Soldiers Point, East Maitland, Gloucester and representatives from the Lions Foundation. A cheque for $40,606.06 was presented to the Hospital CEO, Mr. Greg Flint, who advised

Curries & More fundraising event update on progress

Amrit and Rachana Poudyal Hawks Nest

Dear NOTA, This is an update regarding fundraising event “for the victims of earthquake in Nepal” which was held on 17 May 2015 at CURRIES & MORE restaurant. It was really great support from locals of Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest and all around these areas, the organisations, businesses and every individual. We are sorry

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Mens Shed thanks supporters

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Mens Shed recently held a ‘thank you’ Barbeque for those organisations who have assisted the Shed either financially or with the supply of materials in their quest to build anything and everything for groups and individuals in our community. Secretary Grant Hickey said, “On Wednesday 19 August we

Bulahdelah Social Group Daffodil Day

Everybody needs to feel a part of the community or to have a friend and this is where Neighbour Aid, a service provided by the Great Lakes Council, help out a number of older people in Bulahdelah. There are volunteers who provide an opportunity for companionship and conversation on a fortnightly basis