Magpies meeting tonight to reform committee

by admin on July 22nd, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

Pic RE-FLIGHT Glen Innes Rugby league stalwart Pat Lonergan
Nanjing Night Net

Glen Innes Rugby league stalwart Pat Lonergan has called a meeting for those in town who want to see the Magpies flying in 2017.

Mr Lonergan has asked for people that are interested in helping the club to reform a senior team for next season’s competition to meet at the Services club on Tuesday July 26 at 7.30 pm.

Lonergan said that reforming a viable committee will be on the agenda.

“We do need people who are interested in helping out for next season and that will be high on the agenda for the meeting,” he said.

“We need everyone in town who has an interest in reforming the Magpies to be at the meeting.

“If we get a viable amount of numbers we will look to elect a committee and fill office bearer positions.”

Mr Lonergan said the Magpies have had a meeting with country rugby league to discuss ongoing issues.

“We have talked about issues such as travel in the group 19 competition,” he said.

“We also canvassed the exorbitant costs relating to insurance and other essential items to run a club.

“The Country Rugby League has said they will visit Glen Innes to try and sort out the issues that the Magpies and a lot of other clubs within the group 19 competition have identified.

“We will be talking about all of these things at the meeting and we hope that we can get the Magpies back and strong for the 2017 season.”

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Cairns ShowPhotos

by admin on July 22nd, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

Cairns Show | Photos Mark Peters, Elders Mareeba, celebrated 25 consecutive Cairns Show prime beef auctions last week.
Nanjing Night Net

At 84 years, Malanda’s Marty Conole was the oldest competitor on this year’s woodchopping show circuit.

Prime beef winners reserve champion bullock or steer Leon (pictured) and Jenny Ham, Tolga and champion bullock Sonya Booth (represented by daughter Jordyn Booth) Malanda, and judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

Steve Dunn, Glen Innes, NSW, in the Cairns Show woodchops.

Cherie Davis, Millaa Millaa, was named the most successful dairy exhibitor at the Cairns Show with 12 Illawarra cows.

Kayla Russell and HP Sometime.

Alyssa McNamara, 15, Ravenshoe, received the Elders Young Judges of Prime Beef Encouragement Award at Cairns Show.

NQ Rural Ambassador Kaila Ridgway congratulates 15 to 18 years young judges winner Emily Bowden, runner-up Ricky Davis and third Logan McNamara.

Dog obedience students in action at the Cairns Show.

Kenzie Vichion, 6, was visiting from Abu Dhabi.

Prime beef ribbon winners reserve champion pen of females Gordon Rasmussen, Euluma Droughtmasters, champion pen Leon (pictured) and Jenny Ham, Tolga, with judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

Champion pen of females went to Leon (pictured) and Jenny Ham, Tolga.

Dog obedience students in action at the Cairns Show.

Prime beef winners reserve champion female Leon and Jenny (pictured) Ham, Tolga, and champion female David and Audrey (pictured) Wah Day with judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

Northern Territorian Tony Arrowsmith in action at the Cairns Show woodchops.

The Cape York Academy Band and Aboriginal Centre of Performing Arts band perform at the Cairns Show.

Judge Matt Henry presents Holstein Ourway Ernesto Baronessa and owner Owen Daley, Millaa Milaa, the supreme champion cow ribbon, at the Cairns Show.

Fassifern Kelsey, Fassifern Droughtmasters, was named supreme champion female, pictured, with Mo Pedersen, Fassifern Droughtmasters, and judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

Most successful exhibitor at the prime beef cattle competition presentation from left winner David Wah Day, East Trinity, Brian Rowling, Elders Mareeba, winner Audrey Wah Day, trophy donator Joan Harriman, Tania Sainsbury (judge), Mark Peters, Elders Mareeba, and steward Ley James.

Dog obedience students in action.

Charlie Bauerstock, 6, Auckland, New Zealand, stopped in at the Cairns Show while visiting the region.

George Harriman, Reedybrook Pastoral, receives the best brahman bullock of Cairns Show perpetual trophy from judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

A full yarding of cattle entered the Cairns Show prime beef competition.

Kel-lee A Hotshot, Kel-lee Droughtmasters, Upper Barron, named supreme champion bull at the Cairns Show, pictured with owner Kellie Williams and judge Tania Sainsbury, Monto.

David (pictured) and Audrey Wah Day won reserve champion bullocks.

Jordyn Booth, Malanda, celebrates her grandparent’s Alan and Muriel Booth’s win as the champion pen of bullocks at Cairns Show.

Brock Everingham.

Matthew Whalley and Aphroditi.

Canadian woodchopper Garnet Peters in action.

Michaela McFadzen and Jimmy Smith.

Cairns Show North Queensland Rural Ambassador 2016 Kaila Ridgeway and Emily Bowden, Ravenshoe, Miss Cairns Show Runner-Up.

Mark McMahon, Edmonton, burns his brand into the prime beef brands board at the Cairns Show.

Richard Pye, Edmonton, burns his brand into the prime beef brands board at the Cairns Show.

Kaila Ridgway, Atherton, will fly the flag for North Queensland as the Cairns Show NQ Rural Ambassador for 2016.

Jade Andresen, 5, Cairns, and Ashlyn Connors, 6, Cairns, in the animal nursery.

U15 young judges winner Jordyn Booth, runner-up Bryanna McNamara and NQ Rural Ambassador Kaila Ridgway.

15-18 young judges winner Lacey West, runner-up Jericho Ryder and third Ben Harden.

TweetFacebookThis story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

What’s on around the town

by admin on July 22nd, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Benevolent Society in Penrith needs volunteers from the St Marys area to help their senior clients with social outings, doctor’s appointments and transport. If you are interested contact Lorraine Donato on 4720 1000.
Nanjing Night Net

BAG A BARGAIN: The monthly markets in St Marys offer a wide range of merchandise.

COMMUNITY MARKETS:Held the second Sunday of each month at Kokoda Park, corner Carinya Avenue and Charles Hackett Drive, St Marys from 9am. Next one is August 14. Jumping castle, barbecue, coffee cart and sometimes a musician to entertain the crowd. Stall-holders are welcome to contact [email protected]南京夜网. Details: Kristine Gauci, 0455 303 753.

TUTORS SOUGHT:Community Junction Inc is a non-profit, community-based organisation which runs various groups and programs at North St Marys, St Clair, Colyton, Erskine Park, Werrington and surrounding areas at low cost, Their Learning Lounge program provides homework help to students from years 3-12 during school terms at no cost and seeks volunteer tutors to assist on Tuesdays during school terms from 3pm-6pm. Details: 9834 2708.

RHYME TIME: If your baby loves books then the library is the place to have fun.

HELP AT HAND:Grow Groups are small friendly groups formed to learn how to overcome anxiety, depression, and loneliness and improve mental health. A group meets every Monday from 11am at the Community Health Centre, corner Burran and Kelly Close, Mt Druitt and every Thursday from 10am at the Community Health Centre, Soper Place, Penrith. Grow is anonymous, free and open to all. Bring a support person if you like. Details: 1800 558 268 or our 梧桐夜网grow.org419论坛.

BABY RHYME TIME: Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10.30am, at Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mount Druitt. From 10.30am come and take part in an interactive, early literacy program developed for children aged 0-2. Talk, sing, rhyme, dance and read with your child over a story and make some new friends. Details: 梧桐夜网libraries.blacktown.nsw.gov419论坛 or 8886 2000.

MULTICULTURAL STORYTIME: Back at Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mount Druitt. Every Wednesday morning during school terms from 10.30am a fun-filled hour will be held for preschoolers, their parents and carers. Each week a different country’s story will be told, songs from that country will be sung and craft related to that country will be made. Details: 8886 2000.

Entries for this diary from community groups and non-profit organisations need to reach us nine days before anticipated publication. Because of space restrictions, there is no guarantee that entries will run. Send anemail to [email protected]南京夜网419论坛.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Residents and recyclers both pleased

by admin on July 22nd, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

A Currans Hill resident group feels its concerns have been heard after a successful meeting with government officials and Benedict Recycling on Friday.
Nanjing Night Net

The residents are opposed to Benedict’s proposed $4.5 millionrecycling plant on Anderson Road,Smeaton Grange, which is on exhibition for community feedback until August 26.

The proposed site would process a variety of material including, glass, metal, rubber andpaper, but would not accept hazardous materials including asbestos.

Resident spokeswomanChris Harrissaid the meeting with Benedict’s general manager Ian Collier, representatives from NSW Planning and Environment, the Environmental Protection Authority and Camden MP Chris Patterson was informative and constructive.

“The meeting helped to clarify information about myths and facts about the application,” she said.

“[Our] primary concerns regarding the proposed facility will be the potential impact on surrounding neighbours, business and schools.

“If the proposal is approved it is important that residents and business have had the opportunity to list their concerns.”

Mr Collier was also pleased with the meeting and was glad to have a chance to answer resident questions.

“It was a very, very constructive meeting and it gave us an opportunity to respond to resident concerns and take them on board,” he said.

Mr Collier said it was important for residents to remember that Benedict was not new to the recycling business and had plenty of experience at other sites.

He said the company would look into whatever adjustments could plausibly be made to the proposal to meet relevant resident concerns.

Mr Patterson said he also had some concerns with the proposal “as it stands” and would like to see “a number of issues” addressed.

He said any resident who is concerned with the development should contact him or make a submission.

To make a submission visitmajorprojects.planning.nsw.gov419论坛or write to Department of Planning and Environment, Attn: Director –Industry Assessments, GPO Box 39, Sydney, NSW, 2001.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Holiday tennis clinics nurture local talent

by admin on July 22nd, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

The Peter Cole Tennis Academy recently held a series of holiday clinics as part of their junior development program.
Nanjing Night Net

ANYONE FOR TENNIS? Local tennis coach Peter Cole

The clinics were held in Glen Innes, Guyra and Tenterfield with over 124 juniors participating throughout the holidays.

Mr Cole said the sessions help juniors with their social skills and wellbeing as well as primarily focusing on their technique and speed and agility.

“The clinics are a good way for children to have some fun but also if we identify some talent we can nurture that,” he said.

“Tennis is a game that you can learn and get better at, but we do find a good number of children have a natural hand and eye coordination that suits the game.

“The Glen Innes children enjoyed themselves and we did see some good talent amongst the participants.”

Mr Cole said the clinics would not have been such a success without the participation of local parents.

“Many thanks go to all parents who supported our clinics, without their help and support these camps would not be held,” he said.

“I would also like to thanks my junior coaches Olivia, Angus, Kaleb, Steph, Kasey and Andrew.

“Many of the kids commented that they enjoyed getting instruction from an adult as well as people their own age.”

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Ink Spot

by admin on June 20th, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

WinterDark blue clouds rolling
Nanjing Night Net

Wind howling

Leaves rustling

Trees hugging boughs close

As winter bullies

The last gold crisp thread of carpet

To the ground.

Total colour

Rainbow from the sky

Falls to earth

Red, brown, gold and yellow

Playground.

Clouds clap

Rains fall

Chill sets

Blue clouds rolling

Wind howling

Trees lie brave and bare

A soft white carpet

Falls from the sky

Silence

Soft soft silence.

Winter’s rest.

by Diane Simmonds

Bag Lady 2She sits on Manly’s promenade

And whistles while she works

Sewing, sewing,

Busy, busy,

Seams across her skirt.

Waves crash on the sands

The wind ships her feeble dirge

To blend with the seagulls

Fighting for off cast chips

And crumbs of bread.

She sits and whistles

SewingAnd drags her skirt around

Her ragged frame

To sew another seam

A seagull pecks

At a knob of mouldy bread

Protruding from her perished bag,

Squawking, fighting, bickering.

“Shoo” she says:

The lyrics of her song.

by Diane Simmonds

The Mudgee Valley Writers were founded in 1986. The group welcomes new members, whether experienced writers or not. They meet at Club Mudgee, First Floor, Room 2. Second Tuesday each month at 12pm-3pm. [email protected]南京夜网

Express yourself: The Mudgee Valley Writers were founded in 1986. They present Ink Spot fortnightly.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Wild dog baiting push

by admin on June 20th, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

Wild dog attacks caused Orangeville farmer Eric Rudd to lose45 sheep in just eight weeks recently.
Nanjing Night Net

The farm is the 96-year-old’s livelihood and the loss was devastating.

But now Mr Rudd has joined Great Western Sydney Local Land Services’ campaign to bait wild dogs.

The campaign, which runs alongside the service’s fox eradication program, is largely localised to the Orangeville, The Oaks and Oakdale areas, as they are most at risk of attack.

Mr Rudd is thrilled with the results of the wild dog baiting for his farm.

“It’s been about seven months since the last attack on my stock,” the farm said.

“The efforts of Local Land Services in training me to bait and help monitor wild dog activity on my property has been second to none.

“Without the ongoing support I truly believe wild dogs would have put me out of business by now.”

The service’s senior biosecurity officer Lee Parker said it was important to note that the dogs being bated were not domesticated.

“These are true wild dogs,” he said.“They’re not dingoes, but they’re descendants of dingoes.It’s not anyone’s pets that we’re baiting.”

Mr Parker said wild dogs were common in rural areas and encouraged all local landholders to join the campaign, which already has 30 residents on board.

Residents involved attend information sessions where they are taught have to legally bait the dogs.

Aside from baiting the dogs, the campaign encourages residents to install motion detection cameras and contact Local Land Services whenever they see a collar-less dog wandering the area.

“We will never be able to completely eradicate wild dogs, but we can manage them to reduce numbers,” Mr Parker said.

“We want to stop them spreading further into the suburbs. The aim is to get them where they are now.”

Mr Rudd urged his neighbours to take part in the campaign.

“This is a whole of community problem and it is up to us as landowners to do our bit whether by doing the training to legally bait or by just reporting wild dog sightings,” he said.

For furtherinformation or advice call 1300 795 299.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Play promotes love of lifelong learning

by admin on June 20th, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

LOVE LEARNING: Learning through play is a proven way in which to give children a lifelong love of learning.Advertising feature
Nanjing Night Net

Community Kids Lake Albert Early Education Centre is inspiring a love of learning through thecentre’s School Readiness Program.

The program is dedicated to ensuring your child is prepared withthe essential early learning skills required to give them an excellent start to their schooling years.

The curriculum is delivered through a proven ‘learning through play’ approach to develop yourchild’s lifelong love of learning.

This advertising feature is sponsored by the following business. Click the link to learn more:

Community Kids Lake AlbertAs a parent, you are able to receive regular updates on your child’sjourney, including photos to make sure you never miss a moment of your child’s development.

“Our degree qualified educators work closely with each child to learn their strengths and interests,whilst also working through their weaknesses to ensure every child is fully prepared for school”, said centre manager, Elisabeth Stevens.

“The children get so much joy out of the program and especially look forward to fourth term, as thisis when they have their school orientation visit to Mater Dei Primary School.

“This visit really helps toeliminate any unsureness for the children who are starting school the following year,”she said.

Community Kids Lake Albert Early Education Centre offers extended hours of care from 6.30 am to6.30 pm and provides a courtesy bus service to give you greater flexibility around your workcommitments.

Government fee assistance is also available to eligible families, ensuring all childrencan be given the same opportunity to learn and grow in their early years.

For more information or enrolments please contact the centre manager, Elisabeth Stevens, on (02) 6922 5788 or visit 梧桐夜网communitykids南京夜网419论坛.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Cougar cements place in four

by admin on June 20th, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

COOL, overcast conditions with little breeze greeted Cougars and Lock at Kapinnie on Saturday afternoon. Both sides were looking for a win.Cougars was looking to cement itsplace in the fourto see some September action and Lock, who have been competitive most ofthe season waslooking to chalk up itsfirst win.
Nanjing Night Net

The game got underway with two talented youngsters in Dylan Wandner for Cougars and Andrew Heath for Lock to slog it out in the ruck, as it was Cougars doing the early attacking with Boyd Kenny and Bradley White in the action early. Blaze and Saxon Kay were defending hard for Lock getting touches. Landon Gregory took a strong mark 45 out and goaled to give Cougars the early lead. Sam Ness was having a field day on his wing and Wandner was dominating the middle. When Lock did go forward, RohanMontgomerieand Jack Green held firm in defence. Cougars went on to kick another fivefor the quarter while Lock failed to score. Cougars 6-5 to Lock, no score.

Lock came out with more intensityin the second with Siviour, Corey Webb and Damian Kelly all finding plenty of the ball but Cougars werefirst on the board when Clint Ackland goaled from 50. Lock wasrewarded for itsefforts when Webb passed off to GradyDutschkewho kicked an easy goal from 15 to put them on the board. It was Cougars for the rest of the quarter with sixunanswered goals including three to BradyTosold who was finding form on his wing. Cougars took a commanding 91 point lead into halftime and it could have been much higher had they not missed some easy goals. Cougars 13-13,Lock 1-1.

Lock moved Kelly onto Ness who had been dominating his wing and Andrew Hetzel onto BradleyHazelgrove who was creating his usual havocaround the ground, it was Cougars however who were on the board first with goals to Ackland and Flynn Paech early. Lock’s mid field were still working hard with Billy Brown and Hetzel. When Luke Northcott cleared the ball at the centre bounce and passed off to Timothy Boehm who marked 35 out and kicked truly to give Lock itssecond. Dutschke goaled soon after for Lock and Cougars went on to kick another fivefor the quarter. Threequarter time score, Cougars 20-18,Lock 3-1.

The last quarter was all Cougars, kicking eightunanswered goals, with youngster Paech kicking five for the game and bags of fourto Hazelgrove and Ackland. It was a confidence boosting win for Cougars as the finals loom, however the loss of Gregory with a hamstring injury was disappointing. Best players for Cougars were Wandner in the ruck and Hazelgrove and Paechwith his five goals. For Lock, Siviour, Northcottand Alex Wiseman all had good games.Final score, Cougars 28-23,Lock3-1.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Doodle Cooma Comments with John

by admin on June 20th, 2019

filed under 南京夜网

THEREhas been a suggestion from local Fire Authoritiesrepresentatives in creating a fire break on the western side of Henty. Apparently a fire break, of at least 30 metres wide, is to be constructed. It has created some discussion and it will be interesting to see if the plan is accepted.
Nanjing Night Net

****

THE AustralianArmy Band Kapookais appearing in the Henty Civic Centre (Community Club), this comingSaturday evening. Their performance has been organised by Henty’s Rotary Club and the profits from the event will go to Albury-Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre. This centre still requires significant fundraising to complete the outfitting of the accommodation and care rooms.

A number of our community have already had the need of the services of the centre. Children from our school bands have been presented with a free ticket; provided they are accompanied by a paying adult.

Over the past month the Rotary Club has also run a raffle for double passes to the Albury Gold Class cinema and a collection of 5c coins at various spots around the town has raised in excess of $300.

Added to the donations will be half the proceeds of last Sunday’s Lutheran Ladies’ Guild casserole luncheon. This has been a concerted effort by the Rotary Club and the aggregate sum will be recognised as a Community effort. Bookings for the concert can be made at Dales Electrical. This is an experience that can be enjoyed by all ages as it not all marching music.

The band enjoy the opportunity to play a wide range of music, not just traditional marches. It is hoped everyone in Henty will have participated in some way; fundraising ends July, 2016 for this round of activities.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.