CLARENCE AND ULMARRA


RATHGAR OP SHOP ULMARRA

Posted in CLARENTZIAN LIFE by nellibell49 on October 29, 2009

Take a look at the Display Thelma has put together for JACARANDA Festival. Judging on Tuesday.
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JACARANDA WEEK BEGINS

Posted in CLARENTZIAN LIFE by nellibell49 on October 28, 2009

DRAGON BOATS THIS SUNDAY.

DRAGON BOAT RACES 2009

Posted in CLARENTZIAN LIFE by nellibell49 on October 27, 2009

dragon boats

http://www.jacarandafestival.org.au/other_events.htm 

TIMES APPROXIMATE.

Music starts at 9.00a.m. Izzy Foreal is Emcee for this day of boats, dragons and music.  Down near the Crown Hotel in Prince Street Grafton. Its JACARNDA tme so  come along for a Sunday filled with all manner of antics and activities.

The morning opens with Tycho Drums. A Japanese form of drmming ( Taiko). The Dragon Boats take off to this mixture of adrenaline and martial arts discipline.

9.20-10.05. HEADLAND follows.  Local group – Woopi and Corindi. Some Irish Music with orginal compositions and contemporary music.

10.10-11.10. LA BIA ZULLI. 4 powerful women with vibrant harmonies and cross cultural influences.

11.15 – 12.00 LOST IN TEXAS. country pub rockin’ blues. 4’seasoned’ musos so they tell me.

12.05-12.35. DRUMS ON FIRE. djemba drummers. Local Drummers to keep you going.

12.40-1.25. TYCHO DRUMS are back for 15 minutes.

1.50.-2.2.0 DRUMS ON FIRE.

2.25-3.25. MR KRANKY. a 5 piece band. Mix of originals and covers from ‘The Legends”.

 

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BUSHFIRES AND IT AIN’T EVEN HOT OR VERY WINDY

Posted in FLOODS AND OTHER WEATHER EVENTS,NATIONAL LIBRARY HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS by nellibell49 on October 21, 2009
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Fires have been burning here on the Clarence all week and Ulmarra is filled with Emergency Workers and Fireys etc. Helicopters have been landing on the Showground at Small Park and Brooms Head came near being wiped out.

Here are some links to other fires in other times.

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http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11931024

BUSH FIRES IN TWO STATES Narrow Escapes HOUSES BURNED Queensland Losses

The Argus (Melbourne) Friday 30 October 1936

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http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2776352

BUSHFIRES RAGE ON NORTH COAST SYDNEY, Monday.

The Canberra Times (ACT… Tuesday 16 November 1948

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http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2840556

Serious Fires On North Coast SYDNEY, Wednesday.

The Canberra Times (ACT… Thursday 25 October 1951,

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http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2845522

SEVERE DROUGHT HITS NORTH N.S.W. AND N. TERRITORY SYDNEY, Thursday.

The Canberra Times (ACT… Friday 4 January 1952

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http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2899518

Thousands Battle New South Wales Bush Fire Outbreaks SYDNEY, Sunday.

The Canberra Times (ACT… Monday 16 November 1953, page 1

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THE BOSTOCK BAND AT ULMARRA HOTEL OCTOBER 18

Posted in CLARENTZIAN LIFE by nellibell49 on October 8, 2009

WEEKLY MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT AT THE WIDE RIVER CAFE – 10-2 EACH SUNDAY.

OCTOBER 18. JOIN US FOR LYNNE’S 60TH BIRTHDAY AT WIDE RIVER 10AM-2PM.

LATER THAT AFTERNOON THE BOSTOCK BAND ARE APPEARING AT ULMARRA HOTEL. CHECK THEIR WEBSITE.

http://www.thebostocksband.com/index.html