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RFS fire rating today – VERY HIGH – Monday 5 October

A message from NSW Rural Fire Service for Gloucester & Great Lakes. The fire rating for Monday 5 October – Very High – all permits are suspended till midnight Monday. More information – NSW Rural Fire Service Gloucester Great Lakes Do you have a bush fire plan? – Know your risk and get ready

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Richard Fidler

The Sunday Post – Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks was living in London in 2005. One morning she boarded a train on the Picadilly Line, and in the crowded carriage she was standing next to Jermaine Lindsay who was carrying a bomb. When the bomb was detonated, she felt as though she was being enveloped in inky blackness. When the emergency lights […]

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Stroud Country Fair

Stroud Country Fair – Saturday 3 October

9am to 2pm Main Street of Stroud There is so much happening in Stroud this Saturday… Find out about Stroud’s fascinating history on a guided walking tour hosted by the Stroud & District Historical Society, see a traditional blacksmith display, plus the United Ford Club Car Show is in town for the day. You’ll find the […]

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Duralie Coal – Funding Deferred

The allocation of the Duralie Coal community enhancement funding is to be deferred by Great Lakes Council. The Great Lakes region was subject to an enormous amount of storm damage during the April 2015 storm event. Stroud village in particular was impacted and community infrastructure at the showground was extensively damaged. At the council meeting […]

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Test Your Tired Self

Are you thinking about hitting the road this long weekend? Did you know fatigue crashes can happen on any drive, no matter how short or what time of day it is. So before driving, take this test and assess your risk of driving tired. You especially may be at a higher risk if you are; […]

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Gloucester NSW newspaper

Van Scam in Gloucester

Residents are being warned about a ‘van scam’ reportedly doing the rounds of Gloucester.  Phil Milton said two men in their 30s and late 40s are driving around selling cheap sound systems and projectors. Driving a late model black Ford SUV, Phil said they are spruiking ‘overstocking’ but “these are cheap Chinese knock-offs, probably worth […]

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