Lansdowne valley news

Lansdowne captain and senior deputy captain working away at the back burning operation in Lansdowne State Forest to stop the spread of the western finger of the fire.

Lansdowne captain and senior deputy captain working away at the back burning operation in Lansdowne State Forest to stop the spread of the western finger of the fire.

Lansdowne School awards were presented to the following students at their assembly last week.

Class K12: Student of the Week, Rhys Currie.  Class awards, Jack Barrass and Christopher Morrison. Fast maths award, Eliza Morrison. Artist award, Luke Williams. Gold award, Dakota Witcher.

Class 3/4: Student of the Week, Lachlan Callaghan. Class awards, Casey Fletcher and Terrence Barrass. Fast maths award, Beau Williams. Artist award, Callan Wright. Gold award, Cheyenne Witchard and Aaron Moore.

Class 5/6: Student of the Week, Caleb James. Class awards, Maddison Gaul and Connor Potts. Fast maths award, Kayla O’Connor. Artist award, Daisy Wares.

The Lansdowne Social Fishing Club had only one member weighing in last Sunday. Les Gardner caught two Flathead weighing one kilogram with the largest weighing 0.7kg.

Saturday evening is the Fishing Club’s monthly seafood raffle with 10 seafood trays and 10 meat trays to be won at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club.

Entry forms are now available for the Fishing Pairs Big Bash to be held from November 10-12. There will be more than $2000 in cash and prizes to be won.

This year the weigh in will be held at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club on the Sunday at 1pm.

Entry forms are available at tackle stores in Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and Harrington, as well as the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club and Coopernook Hotel.

This year the entry forms can also be downloaded from their website fishingpairsbigbash.myfreesites.net.

Lansdowne Friday evening social darts club winner was Wayne Bell and runner up was Nellie Turner. Ladies’ highest score was won by Nellie Turner on 108. Men’s highest score winner was Wayne Bell on 104 and junior highest score winner was Caitlin Dark on 97.

The Upper Lansdowne Hall committee have been busy and have a wonderful set of concerts coming up featuring well regarded Australian and international artists that that they hope you’ll come and see.

Not only that but they are offering two different discounts – an earlybird special so that anyone booking and paying more than two weeks before the concert can save a few dollars, and f you want to save some more then organise a table of more than eight and get a 20 per cent discount.

Concerts lined up:

  • Lizzie Flynn - Wednesday September 20 at 7pm .
  • Hat Fitz and Cara - Friday November 3 at 7pm.
  • Fred Smith - Sunday November 19 at 2pm.
  • Dan Walsh (UK) - Saturday January 27, 2018 at 7.00pm.

Bookings can be made online or by phoning Pieta on 0409 456 846.