Lansdowne Valley news with Margaret Haddon

Congratulations to Lansdowne's to Izabella Stuart, who has been accepted into the University of New England in 2018. Izabella will be moving to Armidale early in the new year.
Congratulations to Lansdowne's to Izabella Stuart, who has been accepted into the University of New England in 2018. Izabella will be moving to Armidale early in the new year.

Congratulations to local young woman Izabella Stuart who has been accepted into the University of New England.

Izabella will be moving to Armidale early in the new year to start the next big stage of her life. She has worked very hard and her family are extremely proud of her.  

Landsowne School awards

Class K/1/2: Student of the week is Olivia Steed for an outstanding homework record. Class awards went to to Holly Whyte for a great effort in reading and writing and Eliza Morrison for excellent work in maths groups. The fast maths award went to Christopher Morrison and Kataya Potts’ “santa” artwork received the artist award. 

Class 3/4: Student of the week is Theo Huber for being respectful and considerate of others. Class awards were given to Callan Wright for working hard to solve long multiplication and Hayden Callaghan for working hard to make his writing more interesting. A fast maths award went to Aaron Moore. The artist award was presented to Beau Williams’ “red nose reindeer” artwork. 

Class 5/6: Student of the week was Quinn Huber for his growing maturity and willingness to assist others when needed. Class awards went to Graham Morrison for his increasing ability to work independently and to William Moss for his excellent work in mathematics. Graham Morrison was presented a silver award, and Hayley Callaghan achieved a gold award. 

Church service and presentation

Lansdowne students will attend a Christmas church service at the Uniting Church on Tuesday, December 12 at 10.15am. 

The school’s presentation day assembly is on Wednesday, December 13 at Lansdowne Community Hall and it will commence at 9.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend. There will be items by students along with the presentation of awards. Morning tea will following.

Grandstand refurbishment

Work on the Lansdowne oval grandstand refurbishment is going ahead in leaps and bounds. Work on the canteen facility and the concreting around the grandstand have been completed. The canteen has all new cupboards which were installed by Viison Kitchens. The concreting was carried out by Cobba and Co Concreting, who did an awesome job.

The Lansdowne Football Club secured $15,070 in grant funding and have partnered with MidCoast Council, who will be injecting around $30,000 into this infrastructure improvement project. This includes concreting, an awning, stormwater drainage, new railing, waterproofing, new seating boards and facia-boards.

Upper Lansdowne School presentation evening

Upper Lansdowne School will hold its presentation evening on Thursday, December 14. 

Students should arrive no later than 6.20pm for a 6.30pm start.

Community celebrations will commence after the presentations and everyone is requested to bring a plate to share.

Upper Lansdowne Hall concerts

A ticket for a concert at the Upper Lansdowne Hall would make a lovely gift for that special someone, or even if you would like to treat yourself. 

You can choose from six upcoming great concerts which will be held in the early months of 2018. 

There will be something to suit everyone, including international acts who play at major venues such as The Royal Festival Hall, London and Glastonbury. 

Our community is lucky to have them play locally, so see them while you can. 

Upcoming concerts include:

  • Rachel Baiman on Friday, January 5.
  • 19-Twenty on Sunday, January 14. 
  • Dan Walsh on Saturday, January 27.
  • Faith I Branko on Wednesday, February 28. 
  • Flats and Sharps on Sunday, March 25. 
  • WÖR on Thursday, April 5.

Phone Rita on 5591 6017 for all information on bookings your tickets, or check out their face book page or their web page.