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May 2000

News From Rockhampton

2nd of May 2000

We have recently returned from a holiday in New Zealand, “The Land of the Long, White Cloud”. It is a lush land with lots of large rivers and lakes, so evidently gets plenty of rain. February is the best time to visit, as it tends to be the warmest, driest month and we were lucky […]

Its Not All Hard Work

2nd of May 2000

Since the departure of Andy our Youth Worker in January, we have been looking at how we can continue to provide the same opportunities for young people without leadership and I have been reflecting on my role in this.I first began helping with Sunday School some eleven years ago and have been actively involved with […]

Photographing Englands Heritage

2nd of May 2000

The largest ever survey of Englands built heritage was recently launched by the National Monuments Record, the public archive of English Heritage.The purpose of the survey is to provide 360,000 ‘defining images of listed buildings for the Images of England internet project. The resulting Images of England website will be completed by 2002, creating one […]

Commonwealth War Graves

2nd of May 2000

Anyone who has relatives who died in action may be interested to know that the Commonwealth War Graves Commission have an internet site htrp;//www.cwgc.org/ where one can search for information, given, ideally, the surname, initial, year of death and branch of service (army, navy etc.) The location of the grave or memorial is given with […]

Road Closure And Parking Restrictions On Village Day

2nd of May 2000

• To ensure safe access for visitors, particularly children, to the events and activities to be held on The Common on Village Day, The Common between The Two Brewers and Queen Street will be closed to traffic between lOam and 6pm with access restricted to residents.• To enable essential vehicles (including an ambulance) to park, […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of May 2000

Despite the fact that many daffodils were already past their best, our Spring Show was quite successful. Many thanks to all who took part and congratulations to Kathy Ward who won the Abrahams Cup for being the overall winner with most plants in the show and Sue Tyler who picked up the Simmonds Cup for […]

Return Of The Long Tailed Tits

2nd of May 2000

Much to our delight our remaining long tailed tit has found a new mate and returned to complete her nest in our Berberis. Nature dosnt allow for long periods of mourning in tiny birds whose life-span may only be a year or two, so ten days after we had found one of the original pair […]