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MEN’S SHED JULY 2019

MEN’S SHED JULY 2019

                             WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED             DONATIONS AND ASSISTANCE WOULD BE APPRECIATED This month we wish to show readers that we are involved in a new avenue of community support with mental health at the forefront. It involves a single person living under very ba ...[Read More]

WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED – JUNE 2019

WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED – JUNE 2019

PRESS RELEASE JUNE,2019WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED Since last month we have been active in many ways. Early last month our bus was loaded up with members for a trip to the Central Coast for a visit to the Gosford Mens Shed at their new site near the racecourse. Because of their constitution they are unable to have female members and they were surprised to see the many girls that came with our group. ...[Read More]

WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED

WISEMANS FERRY MENS SHED

On Tuesday 9th April,2019, members of the Shed boarded our mini bus for an adventure up the hill. Our first stop was a visit to the Hawkesbury Mens Shed in Richmond. We enjoyed their hospitality also seeing their equipment and lots of the projects they have made. Members gathered at the old clubhouse in Richmond while hosting Wisemans Ferry Mens Shed members on 9th April, 2019 We happily accepted ...[Read More]

Competition #1

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This is our latest competition

Unplug at the St Albans Writer’s Festival Article

Unplug at the St Albans Writer’s Festival Article

Unplug at the St Albans Writers Festival  

The ‘LAST POST” @ WISEMANS FERRY “Anzac Day” 2018

The ‘LAST POST” @ WISEMANS FERRY “Anzac Day” 2018

The “Last Post” @ Wisemans Ferry “Wisemans Ferry ANZACS” ANZAC Day 2018 & beyond. During recent times we have heard of many smaller communities facing hardship or in some cases cancelling their planned ANZAC Day March due to the increased security measures now in place by various State Governments, unfortunately the task of preparing/financing now comes at an enormous cost. Although ANZAC Day ...[Read More]

December Living Heritage Now Available

December Living Heritage Now Available

The December issue of the Living Heritage is now available for download. Click here to download

Wisemans Ferry Mens Shed “SHED” UPDATE!

Wisemans Ferry Mens Shed “SHED” UPDATE!

We are very proud and a little excited to announce that the shed materials for Wisemans Ferry Community Men’s Shed have arrived! This project began just on four years ago when one of our members, Dorothy, wanted to continue the dream of her late husband to build a Men’s Shed in Wisemans Ferry. A committee was formed, land has been generously allotted by the Bowling Club and many a batt ...[Read More]

Artwork by Sydney Long “Reflections, MacDonald River” c1926

Artwork by Sydney Long “Reflections, MacDonald River” c1926

Sydney LONG Australia 1871 – London 1955 England, Europe 1910-21; Australia 1921- 22; England 1922-25; Australia 1925-52; England from 1952 Reflections, McDonald River c.1926 oil on canvas 56.3 (h) x 76.7 (w) cm signed ‘SYDNEY LONG’ lower right Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, purchased 1931 ‘As soon as I come back to Australia, I feel that this is where I belong as a painter; because every ...[Read More]

WF School Fundraising Trivia & Auction Night review!

WF School Fundraising Trivia & Auction Night review!

Hi all, What a fantastic night the trivia was. 60 locals and friends packed the community centre for another Wisemans Ferry Public School Parents & Citizens “shindig” and, as always, there was fun and merriment with a little bit of trivia thrown in. And… we raised over $2,500! I would like to say some big “thank you’s” to the people and organisations that made this happen. To Liz, Elizabeth, B ...[Read More]

Local friend home from Mates4Mates Kokoda Trek

Local friend home from Mates4Mates Kokoda Trek

Mark Nowakowski is a friend and neighbour of mine, who is to his family a super dad and hubbie.  He’s not one to stand in the limelight, but I wanted you all to know about a most memorable and life changing adventure he has just returned from but before you hear about the end you need to hear where it starts ….. With what seemed like a very weighted down backpack on his back, I wo ...[Read More]

Meeting Re: Laughtondale Gully Rd closure!

Meeting Re: Laughtondale Gully Rd closure!

INVITATION TO ALL RESIDENTS IN SINGLETON ROAD & WISEMANS FERRY RE:  THE CLOSURE OF LAUGHTONDALE GULLY ROAD, LAUGHTONDALE. THIS AFFECTS US ALL !!!!!!! You are invited to attend a meeting on Sunday, 9th October, 2016 at 9.30am at Ford’s Farm, 1275 Singleton Road, Laughtondale, to meet with our federal Member for Berowra Mr. Julian Leeser who wishes to discuss with residents the closur ...[Read More]

MEN’S SHED NEWS!!!!

MEN’S SHED NEWS!!!!

MEN’S SHED NEWS!!!! Announcing!! The news we have all been waiting for! We are very excited to announce that work has commenced on Wisemans Ferry Community Men’s Shed in the grounds of Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club. Finally after endless hours spent investigating, negotiating and visiting the various bodies associated with all things legal, the footings have been poured and we enthusiastically ...[Read More]

Heneage Finch – Finch’s Line – The Real Story…

Heneage Finch – Finch’s Line – The Real Story…

Heneage Finch of Laguna – the real story. Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society Inc is pleased to welcome on Saturday 24th September Mike Hodgetts, retired quantity surveyor, resident of Pokoblin and a lifetime researcher of Heneage Finch. Mike will lead us in a discovery talk on the true story of this remarkable man, Heneage Finch. Please join us as we uncover the real history ar ...[Read More]

BOGAN BINGO A HIT!!!!!

BOGAN BINGO A HIT!!!!!

When the idea of “Bogan Bingo” hit the table during one of our WFFV association meetings… a few were “what’s that”???? The only way to describe it was playing bingo in flannos lol.   Well it was definitely a lot more intense than that!   By the end of the night my stomach was aching from laughing so much, not only at the actual show – which is run by profe ...[Read More]

Tobruk Sydney Earns “Certificate of Excellence”

Tobruk Sydney Earns “Certificate of Excellence”

We are super excited and proud to announce that one of our local attractions “Tobruk Sydney” at Maroota has been awarded the ‘2016 Certificate in Excellence’ from Tripadviser. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded to properties that consistently achieve OUTSTANDING traveller/visitor reviews on the world famous TRIPADVISER website What a well earned achievemen ...[Read More]

CONGRATULATIONS PETER AND TORI BICE

CONGRATULATIONS PETER AND TORI BICE

CONGRATULATIONS PETER AND TORI BICE   Local endurance horse riders Peter & Tori Bice have been selected for the NSW state of origin team in the NSW State championships to be held in Harden NSW on June 12th. The father and daughter duo have completed the gruelling 160km – 24hr event before with wife and mother Tacye and sons Seb and Alex strapping and helping out for the 24hrs straight.   ...[Read More]

FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS

  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS
  • FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS

I asked RFS member and local lass Sophie Wills to send me some details through regarding the farewell of former Wisemans Ferry RFS Captain “Tom Duffy”… what I received was a fantastic story and obvious thank you to Tom for all his efforts with the RFS and the Community.  Well Done Sophie… great piece of writing and I’m sure your friend Tom will be very taken and a tad ...[Read More]