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Local friend home from Mates4Mates Kokoda Trek

Kokoda

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 would s ...[Read More]

MEN’S SHED NEWS!!!!

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]

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]

CONGRATULATIONS PETER AND TORI BICE

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, mother Tacye , sons Seb , Alex strapping and helping out for the 24hrs straight.   The Bice Fami ...[Read More]

FAREWELL CAPTAIN TOM DUFFY – WF RFS

TOM DUFFY CAPTAIN

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]

Terraborra North Fire – Nth Colo Heights

Terraborra North Fire - Nth Colo Heights

You may remember the Terraborra North fire of late last year, which burnt more than 5,000 hectares north of Colo Heights. Recently an article was published in the Bush Fire Bulletin (the official journal of the NSW RFS) illustrating unique aspects of this fire fight. You can read the magazine in it’s entirety here: https://issuu.com/nswrfs/docs/bfb_march_2016_low_res_single

WISEMANS FERRY MEN’S SHED

WISEMANS FERRY MEN'S SHED

WISEMANS FERRY MEN’S SHED We are well and truly into the new year and after a well-earned break our members are back ready to tackle another exciting year. Hopefully we will be in our very own shed before the end of the year.  Our members are already busy sawing, sanding and turning timbers into items ready for sale at various market stalls, the first being the Easter Markets at the Wisemans ...[Read More]

The Ferry at Wisemans Ferry and Webbs Creek

wisemans ferry

FERRY AT WISEMANS FERRY (Old Northern Road) This ferry is one of two cable ferry crossings in the community of Wisemans Ferry, the other being Webbs Creek Ferry, which crosses the Hawkesbury River to a point upstream of the confluence with the Macdonald River. The Wisemans ferry crosses the Hawkesbury River just east of the junction of the Macdonald River at the village of Wisemans Ferry. Bushwalk ...[Read More]