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Dementia carers course in Stroud

Alzheimer’s Australia NSW is pleased to be holding a Family Carer Course in Stroud on Wednesday 31 August from 9.30am – 3.30pm. The course is kindly being hosted by Carolyn at The Stroud Community Lodge and is free for people who are directly involved in caring for someone living with dementia. The course is FREE […]

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The NBN explained!

The Paterson Allyn Williams Science Hub is launching on 22 July with an event that should interest plenty of locals. WHEN: 7pm, Friday 22 July 2016 WHERE:  James Theatre, Dungog – gold coin entry, no bookings WHAT:  ‘That NBN Thing: questions and answers Alun Davies will discuss ‘that NBN thing’  at 7pm on Friday 22 July […]

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Brickthrowing this Saturday!

Some details of the 2016 Stroud Brick and Rolling Pin Competition this Saturday 9 July (information from Stroud Brick and Rolling Pin Competition Facebook page): Entry: $10 adult; $5 shildren; Family $25;  children under 5 FREE 10-11:30am: Road closure and detours in place 10:30am: Street parade to showground 11:30am: Presentation to parade winners Official opening by David […]

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Local groups benefit from grants

MidCoast Council has provided $32,000 in grants for community projects – including support for Stroud’s brick throwing and rodeo events – under the Community Grants Program of the former Great Lakes Council. The grants were distributed to 25 community groups for a range of projects. Community Development Coordinator Lyndie Hepple explained, “Council received 41 high-quality applications making […]

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McAskell murders set to be solved?

Could Stroud’s most infamous criminal case soon be solved? The Stroud and District Historical Society had a visit on the weekend from two researchers – Louise and Gerald Steding – who are investigating the 1878 unsolved double murder of Alan and Mary McAskell. Louise is a forensic archeologist and Gerald is a photographer. They are […]

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Jiggle Bugs on Holidays

Don’t forget Jiggle Bugs on Holidays starts tomorrow in Stroud!

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