A blast from the past
It is going to be a great weekend for the Lansdowne Valley, with lots happening.
On Saturday, October 13, the long awaited ‘blast from the past’ catch up is on, where past and present Lansdowne people will come together at the Lansdowne Community Hall.
Anyone who has had anything to do with the Lansdowne community over the years is welcome to attend. There will be lots of prizes and raffles to win.
Please bring along a plate to share and any photos or memories. It will be a great day to catch up with old friends, with many a yarn to be spun.
Fishing club presentation
On Saturday evening, October 13 at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club, the fishing club will be holding their presentation evening.
An afternoon of music
On Sunday, October 14, go along to the Upper Lansdowne Hall for a relaxing and free afternoon of music out on the lawns.
Sit back and enjoy the music of the Wingsong Choir and the Dingo Creek String Band, both featuring at this year’s Wingham Akoostik festival.
The musicians will be performing on the veranda, and there will be displays of local art and craft to browse and buy in the hall.
BYO picnic, or buy snacks and refreshments from the kitchen. The afternoon is scheduled to run from 2-5pm.
The Lansdowne Valley has benefited greatly from the stronger communities funding program, with $12,9568 allocated to upgrade the lighting at the Lansdowne oval. This means night training and games will soon be able to be played.
The Lansdowne Community Hall has received $7706 to paint the whole inside of the hall and provide an extension of the outdoor path and the construction of a retaining wall.
The Upper Lansdowne Hall will benefit from an upgrade to the amenities, including disability access, with $59,277 funding secured.
In Coopernook, new toilets will be constructed at a cost of $13,800.
The external toilets at the Coopernook School of Arts hall will also be upgraded with a $30,000 grant, along with $16000 from the crown reserve improvement fund to undertake repairs to the building.
The Coopernook Rural Fire Brigade received $5000 to purchase wet weather gear and training materials.
Get well Val
Lansdowne Community Hall trustee, Valerie Evenden is currently spending some time as a guest at the Mayo Hospital. Hurry up and get better Val, we need you back on the job at the hall.