JB’s World

JB’s World: Happy Mother’s Day

HAPPY MOTHER’S Day to all our Mums and hope you are all fully treated by your offspring and loved ones on your very special day this Sunday. If your children don’t know how or where to celebrate see our special feature pages inside this week or have a peak at our Special Offers section online. BERNIE CAIN former North Ryde RSL Sub-Branch president heads This Week’s Birthday Honours List celebrating a Double 8 today. Goodonya Bernie. Katherine McLaren celebrates tomorrow as does Continue Reading→

Radio 2RRR Open Day – today!

Looking for something to do today - Radio 2RRR is holding its open day today (May 12)  until 3pm, at Henley Cottage, corner Victoria Road & Crown Street, Henley. Come along and meet some of the presenters and see what your local community radio station is all about. There’ll be tours of 2RRR station; live music with several groups performing; sausage sizzle plus face painting for the kids. Grab a bargain at the Car BootSale and a delicious sweet at the cake stall. Musicians Continue Reading→

Cathie’s Column: Salvation Army trivia night

The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Ryde & Hunters Hill Zones have organised a Trivia Night this Friday May 11 at Ryde Salvation Army Unit, 5/112 Talavera Road Macquarie Park. Doors open at 7pm - trivia starts at 7.30pm. Bring a team or join a table. Tickets $20 per head or $160 for table of eight. Finger food provided, soft drinks by donation. Enquiries 9887-1147 or email: [email protected]                                                    Historic Continue Reading→

Cathie’s Column: State of Origin charity luncheon

LEGENDARY Balmain half back Gary Freeman (pictured) and former NSW enforcer Mark 'Spud' Carroll are special guests at this year's annual Adam Gardiner Fund State of Origin Charity Sportsmen's Luncheon on Friday June 8 at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club from 12 noon. Both will join ex-Queensland prop Darryl 'The Big Marn' Brohman on an expert panel who'll debate State against State, mate against mate and relive Origin tales. Tickets $120 include three course meal and beverages of local beer, Continue Reading→

JB’s World: Anzac Day crowds seem to be growing

ANZAC DAY crowds seem to continue to grow in TWT Territory especially as the younger brigade increasingly play larger roles in commemorations with school students being invited to give the Anzac Address and present what Anzac Day means to them today. We give you some examples inside this week. VIC TAGG, former mayor of Ryde and President of Eastwood Chamber of Commerce, President of Ryde Lions Club and chairman of Ryde-Hunters Hill Life Education and current bowls champion heads this Continue Reading→

Cathie’s Column: Bush Music Folk Dance at Beecroft

BUSH Music Club will hold its next Bush/Folk Dance with J H Dance Band on Saturday May 5 in Beecroft Community Centre from 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Spot-prizes, supper provided, walked-through and ‘called’ dancing plus fun socialising. Little or no  experience is necessary; others will assist. Wear your casual clothing and dancing shoes. Tickets adults $19; concession $17; $14 (BMC members) or $39 family. Join BMC at the door and save. Families, singles, couples and groups are most Continue Reading→

JB’s World: A significant day for all

ANZAC DAY 2018 is a very significant day for all Australians as it virtually heralds the birth of Australia as a nation born on the blood of thousands of young men from the former colonies from the other side of the world to the Mother land. Many of us have family members that paid the Supreme Sacrifice that we may enjoy the freedoms of today. LEST WE FORGET. * * *  THE HUNT is over as they say. Hunters Hill preschool teacher Marea Papandrea married Hunters Hill local Warwick Hunt at St Continue Reading→

JB’s World: ANZAC Day commemorations start in earnest

ANZAC DAY commemorations start in earnest this week with Anzac Sunday and numerous Dawn Services dominating around TWT Territory including The End of the Centenary of ANZAC with NSW Governor, General David Hurley at the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway at Concord this Sunday at 5.30am. * * * GOLD MEDALS have been in abundant supply at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in the past two weeks but there should be a special medal struck made of mud for the dunderheads who organised the opening Continue Reading→

JB’s World: We can all be proud of our GC2018 competitors

WE CAN all be proud of the achievements of our competitors at the Commonwealth Games currently under way on the Gold Coast. None more so than  our local gold star hockey players heading for Gold again with kookaburras captain carrying the Australian flag at the opening ceremony and our Ryde local Gold Medal winning athlete Evan O’Hanlon. Congratulations all round. * * * HISTORIC “ADDINGTON” Open Day this Sunday April 15 from 2pm to 4pm will feature a cheque Continue Reading→

Cathie’s Column: Open Weekend at historic Eryldene

ENJOY historic Eryldene House and Garden’s first Open Weekend of the year this Saturday April 14 and Sunday April 15 at 17 McIntosh Street Gordon from 10am to 4pm. One hundred and four years ago in April 1914, Mr and Mrs Waterhouse and their first son Gordon moved into their newly-completed house, Eryldene, in Sydney. So began a lifetime of creativity and scholarship which culminated in the work of art we know as Eryldene today – a place recognised as one of the nation’s most Continue Reading→

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