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Booral Public School Sesquicentenary – Saturday 10 October

Celebrating 150 years of education – 1865 to 2015 On Saturday 10 October Booral Public School will celebrate its sesquicentenary. To commemorate the occasion there will be a series of events including; a special dinner at Stroud Country Club, 150th Anniversary Assembly and a community market in the school grounds with a historical display. Dinner is an adults only function – seats are limited […]

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Missing trail bike riders found near Stroud

Three trail bike riders missing in bushland near Stroud have been located safe and well. About 11.30am (Monday 24 August 2015), a local volunteer involved in the coordinated search located the trio on Saggers Hill. The men decided to camp overnight as fuel supplies were low. Police would like to thanks the media and local […]

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Gloucester Soccer Clubhouse

Gloucester Soccer Club has been running for 40 years in the Gloucester district, with many kids travelling the 50km from Stroud, Stroud Road and Booral every Saturday to participate in the Gloucester Soccer Comp. The club has never had a proper clubhouse or canteen, and thanks to crowd funding that’s all about to change. Trudy, one […]

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Major search at Stroud for missing trail bike riders

A MAJOR search is beginning at Stroud on Monday after three trail bike riders failed to return to the township by lunchtime on Sunday. The trio, who police said were 21, 27 and 38, headed off for a ride in bushland about 9am on Sunday and were expected back around midday. The three, one of […]

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Catholic Care – Support Services

The new Catholic Care office in Gloucester is now open, providing a range of services including; counselling, mental health support services, targeted early intervention services and out of home care. Catholic Care 47 King Street, Gloucester NSW 2422 02 6558 1777 http://www.catholiccare.org.au Counselling – By qualified and experienced registered psychologists and social workers. Mental Health Support Services […]

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Heritage protection sought for historic Stroud homestead

A historic homestead in the Hunter Valley town of Stroud could soon be added to the state’s Heritage Register. Stroud House was built in 1827 by the Australian Agricultural Company and was at one stage home to the son of the New South Wales Governor, Philip Gidley King. In 2003 a descendent of the Governor, […]

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