2022 Aug Sept issue

2022 Aug Sept issue

Hi Blackwood residents (and beyond)! Well it’s certainly started to get cold hasn’t it. For those new to the town Including me I was warned and told “if you can make it through the first winter you’ll be ok”. I’ve also learnt the a fire place keeps you warm twice (...

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2022 June July issue

2022 June July issue

A breath of fresh air with our new team... Hi Blackwoodians, What a busy couple of months it has been. Firstly, it is timely to congratulate Sam Rae, our newly-elected member of Federal Parliament. It would be great if we get to hear from you in our next edition, Sam....

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2022 April May issue

2022 April May issue

New team for the Blackwood TImes 3 decades ago Blackwoodian Robina Brown & I, a newbie in town, chatted on the roadside with our youngsters in tow. Robina voiced concerns that it was difficult to find out what was happening in town & I wanted to find...

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2022 February March issue

2022 February March issue

Did I hear things were going to improve in 2022? Here we are with another COVID issue. The past 2 years have been really hard on our tiny team of 3. With no events & no real happenings we have still managed to scrape together fun issues. When we started to put...

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2021 Christmas Issue

2021 Christmas Issue

Wishing all our readers a fant-abulous silly season Hello Blackwoodians, We are well & truly into the silly season as this issue comes out. Yes, it is very, very late but the team made an executive decision to publish late for the first time in its 14 year...

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October November 2021 issue

October November 2021 issue

My oh my, what a wacky year & a half we’ve had! Bushfires, COVID, lockdowns, cool climate cyclone & finally an earthquake! All-in-all it could be the making of a really bad movie! The great news is that, after a really horrid winter, spring has sprung....

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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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