One of the Lansdowne Rural Fire Brigade newest members, Les Gardner has had his welcome to the brigade when he finally got to get in amongst the flames and soot on Monday, October 12 on Lansdowne 1 fire truck after the brigade was called out to a fire the Coopernook Forest, alongside Moorland Rural Fire Brigade and Forestry units.
Les Gardner and Steven Gregory were among those who took part in a BF Assessment which was conducted at Tuncurry station recently, with new members from various brigades showing off their skills.
Although the rain came down during their tasks, everyone worked well.
Lansdowne now has two more BF qualified members. Well done to Les Gardner and Steven Gregory and the Lansdowne Brigade is looking forward to working with the orange stuff in coming months.
Fishing club presentation and AGM
The Lansdowne Fishing club's annual presentation was held at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club last Saturday evening.
Awards and trophies were received as follows:
Junior champion was Grant Shelton, runner-up was Ebony Minett.
Senior champion was Les Gardner, runner-up was Steve Henry.
Club champion was Les Gardner, runner-up was Steve Henry.
Club person of the year was Corey Buttsworth.
Heaviest fish - senior award went to Les Gardner and Steve Henry
Heaviest fish - junior award went to Eli Gardner.
The Lansdowne Fishing Club will be holding its annual general meeting this Sunday, October 18 at the Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club. It will be held after the raffles at 2pm. Everyone is encouraged to go along and take part as new committee members will be needed.
Music on the green
The Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation club will host another great day of live music on the green this Sunday, October 18 from noon until 4pm. Music will be provided by "One Plus One".
There will also be meat raffles, free pool, courtesy car and great food will be available from the club bistro.
A reminder that everyone must continue social distancing by adhering to the 1.5m rule and practice good hygiene while in the club. Also, you must remain seated at all times where possible.
There will be hand sanitiser at the club entrance, at the bar, in the pool room and at the bistro counter. Please use this regularly while on club premises.
Don't forget to sign the register at the bar. All members and guests must sign the register upon arrival.
Coopernook pop-up shop
The Coopernook Pop Up Shop still has the Spring Special for this month. Buy three items and get one for free and there is plenty of items you can choose from.
The shop has a wide range of quality goods at very reasonable prices. There is something for everyone and many bargains to be found. Go along and let them help you, have a chat with the lovely ladies and spend some time looking around.
There is every thing from clothing, toys, craft items, books, kitchen items, hand bags, crockery and so much more. Opening hours are 9am to 2pm every Wednesday and Thursday and every first and second Saturday of the month.
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines apply for all persons on entry to the store.
You will find them in the beautiful old Coopernook church at 4 Petrie Street, Coopernook. You can also check their Facebook page.
You could make a morning out with some friends. Have a look at the pop up shop and then go along for lunch at the Coopernook Hotel.
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