Aug Sept 2021 issue is out

Aug Sept 2021 issue is out

Here we are again Blackwood, Oh my, what a couple of months we’ve had! Early June saw our wee village in the midst of what has been called a Cool Climate Cyclone. We woke up to trees down in driveways & across roads, blocking our passage in & out of town &...

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June July 2021

June July 2021

Here we are again Blackwood, Happy 15th Birthday to us. Who knew back in 2008, when we took the Blackwood Newsletter over from Robina Brown, that we would still be slogging it out 15 years on. We are gearing up to hand the publication over to the community by getting...

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April May 2021 issue out now

April May 2021 issue out now

Hello again Blackwood, Did you know that The Blackwood TImes is produced by a handful of local volunteers? We are not photographers, journos or writers though. Our contribution is to compile your submissions bi-monthly into a paper for you & your visitors to...

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February March 2021

February March 2021

Welcome, welcome to 2021! What a pleasure it’s been to put this issue together with so many photos of Blackwood rising from lockdown & getting back to what it is good at - looking after our community & having fun! 2020 was a difficult time for the Times as we...

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December ’20 January ’21 issue

December ’20 January ’21 issue

Hello Blackwood & visitors to our wee village What an amazingly unexpected year it has been! Who else is looking forward to 2021, mind you have you seen the meme going around? If you thought 2020 was bad, Mad Max is set in 2021! With restrictions easing & a...

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October November 2020 issue

October November 2020 issue

COUNCIL ELECTIONS - on again They’re on again. The council elections! Have you considered how you will vote? The Woodlands Ward councillor is your voice to the Moorabool Shire. Make your vote count. Council elections will be held across Victoria during October and...

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August September 2020

August September 2020

Featuring: locals fight mining in Blackwood - cover & p3 new caravan park managers p4 the Times says thank-you p5 Blackwoodian adventures p6-8 Meet Peter p9 Community Updates p10-11 & a whole lot more including our usual contributors This issues editorial...

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June July 2020 – The ISO issue

June July 2020 – The ISO issue

BLACKWOOD, YOU ARE GROUSE. When the whole world upended, it felt that our little town had miraculously landed on top. “Where else would you rather be?” we kept asking each other, not quite believing our luck. Nature was turning it on for us, the weather was kind, the...

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April May 2020 issue

April May 2020 issue

Welcome to a very different issue of the Blackwood Times. When we started thinking about this issue the corona virus was a mere squeak in the media. We discussed what to do, whether to publish & even whether to print. We committed to preparing the issue with the...

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1st issue of 2020 is out

1st issue of 2020 is out

Welcome to a new year & the first issue of the Blackwood Times after we had to take a recess to find a new team. In January a public meeting was held, attended by a small but committed group of people who were keen to see new life breathed into our community...

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August September 2019

August September 2019

Check out the new issue - put together by the new committee New team editorial: First of all, a big thank you to Brendan and Jinny for running such a great publication over the past years. The Blackwood Times has been an integral part of the web that has helped hold...

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June July 2019 issue

June July 2019 issue

Final issue from Brendan & Jinny Hello & good-bye, A dozen years ago I took on the publication of the Blackwood Newsletter from Robina Brown when she had to hand it on for family reasons. This, my final Editor’s Thoughts, is bitter sweet. Well not so much...

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