Last night just got to sleep when land line rang at 10:30 pm. Laura and I tumbled out of bed as the captain rang for a crew. There were multiple fires in and around Eight Mile Lane at Glenugie. Almost certainly deliberately lit. Lots of crews on scene, Pillar Valley, Glenugie and Braunstone; most of [...]
Old kitchen gone Old kitchen New kitchen cupboards donated by Bunnings Work continues at the Community Hall, today a small group of dedicated locals stripped out the old kitchen prior to setting up in the new additions. Thanks to Bunnings Warehouse who donated most of the cupboards and to [...]
Changed traffic conditions and night work on the Pacific Highway at Halfway Creek Changes to the Pacific Highway between Kungala Road and Wells Crossing will be occur from late November 2016, weather permitting. How will this affect your journey? All Pacific Highway traffic will be moved onto the new northbound carriageway for about two kilometres [...]
TRAFFIC CHANGES ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED AT RANGE ROAD MOVING THE HIGHWAY ACCESS POINT 100 M NORTH. About 800 metres of the new 1.1 kilometre Dundoo Reach local access road will open to traffic in July 2016, weather permitting. The existing intersection of the highway and Range Road will be temporarily closed. A temporary intersection with [...]
Clare (standing left) a younger/fitter member of the Halfway Creek RFS crew left today for a weeks fire fighting duties in Tasmania. We wish her and all the Clarence Valley team a good trip, lots of mateship and most of all a safe return. Good on you Clare in sure many of us wish we [...]
Work has commenced on the preliminary work for the Highway upgrade with construction of a new school bus stop and turning area adjacent to the Community Hall well underway, as is the work site area near the old Halfway Creek School and north bound rest area at the Coles/Shell Servo.
It has been a bit of a scramble but the kitchen annex roof is on, the ceiling has been gyprocked and painted and Wayne our great electrician has done lots of the electrical work. With window shutters and the door fitted we are now at lockup stage and ready to fill in the eaves, tile [...]
One of our Halfway Creek locals floated his horse to Copmanhurst yesterday and joined the 150 riders re-enacting the Anzac ride to Grafton and will join the dawn service tomorrow. Well done William Skelly Junior.
On Scene @ Halfway Creek COMMUNITY HALL The Summer market was another great success with many stall holders and visitors. The special raffle was drawn at the recent Summer market and the winners are: Lawn Trailer with wood – Anne (HWC); Esky & thermos + football Greg (Wells Crossing); Breakfast Meat Tray – Sharon S; [...]
Sunday morning all bright and breezy in our new Cat 1, the Halfway Creek regular crew rocked up to Glenugie RFB station to test and hone our pretty well practice skills in handling MVA's (Motor Vehicle Accidents). As usual the Glenugie brigade had done an excellent job in creating a very realistic scenario, in fact [...]