Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

New Sign Goes Straight to the Heart of Koala Country

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

New Sign Goes Straight to the Heart of Koala Country

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Byline: WIDGEE NEWS LYNLIE CROSS

WIDGEE'S Koala Action Group was thrilled to see the latest signage now on display in Webb Park.

Erected the previous week, the sign was provided by Gympie Regional Council using photos supplied by Annie Longmore.

It also includes detailed information on koalas' habits and habitat, much of it provided by Gympie Koala Action Group and through liaison with various local groups and studies carried out at USC.

It's a positive and practical way for everyone to learn about these delightful animals, right here in Widgee, the heart of koala country.

Inquiries Kath O'Donnell 5484 0089. To report injured native animals or birds, phone ANARRA on 5484 9111.

Widgee Craft Group

IT WAS all hands on deck this week, with members furiously knitting and crocheting scarves and beanies, ready for Winter Trees on Mary on July 17.

While there are still three weeks to go, each item takes time and a well made and neatly finished garment is important. The group is hoping to increase previous records to fill their tree to overflowing with an assortment of hand made items for those in need. Besides the scarves & beanies, they'll be adding socks, gloves, leg warmers and whatever else they can find a pattern for.

The knitting circle is growing so feel free to come along next week and join in. The group meets every Wednesday in the Community Complex in Power Rd. The kettle will be on the boil from 9am-12noon.

Inquiries president Judy Houben 5484 0247 or 0466 403 522.

Widgee Indoor Bowls Club

MONDAY saw some brilliant shots played in the Memorial Hall, resulting in outstanding scores. Shirleen scooped the pool with a final tally of 70 points. Second place went to Russell with his score of 66 while Mavis sailed into third place with 64 and Clinton took out fourth spot with 56 points. …

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