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Friends of the Monastery – AGM Saturday 24 October

The Friends of the Monastery Stroud are a group of volunteers, which manage the Stroud Monastery. The groups AGM is coming up in October and everyone is welcome. In addition to the AGM there will be speakers on environmental issues, a walk around the property and a Eucharist. Topics discussed include: – Robin Fry, ‘Love your neighbour, love the earth’ – Robin is an Anglican […]

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The Monastery in Song

Singing at the Monastery Three days of joyous singing at the Stroud Monastery. Harmony and percussion workshops, vocal coaching, jamming by the campfire, cappella, gospel, world music and originals. Where | Stroud Monastery When | 25 to 28 April Cost | see website for different fee options Web | www.singingatthemonastery.com Fundraising Concert Funds raised will go to the Stroud Monastery – […]

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Newcomers to town

Stroud doesn’t seem to have changed much through the years, but that isn’t so. The life-style is still as tranquil as ever; it is the people that have changed. We have some descendants of the old families…the Farleys, Wilsons, Bowdens, Maytoms, Greens, Gortons, Bowens, Thompsons, Greenhams and others still represented, but not nearly as many […]

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World War One Heroes

Bulahdelah’s war heroes discovered The following text is provided by Great Lakes Council; Great Lakes Council’s Library Service has received a gift which fills in a piece of Bulahdelah’s history – the stories of its World War One heroes. The Bulahdelah ANZAC Centenary Commemorative Volunteers is a dedicated group of people who have just published […]

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Gorton’s Bridge

Gorton’s Bridge gone? I can’t believe it. I know we have had lots of rain these last few days…but to wash the bridge away! I thought Gorton’s bridge was invincible. Swimming in the river has always been an important feature of our family life. In the 1940’s, swimming carnivals were held at Barnes property near […]

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