Living in Cherry Gardens on the fringe of metropolitan Adelaide, so many of us struggle with getting a decent and reliable mobile phone signal, NBN coverage and ADSL Internet service. After many false starts we were pleased that Steve Murray (our local state MP) was able to arrange a representative from Telstra to meet with us and any interested locals to discuss our many concerns and complaints
Our 170th anniversary service will be held on Sunday 17th March 2019 at 9.30 am. Reverend David Houston will preach at the service, which will be followed by a shared morning tea. We are asking all who attend and can, to provide a small plate of morning tea please.
A lot of bushland in the hills looks pretty dry and stressed, but this will generally freshen up again very quickly once we receive a bit of rain. There are, however, some benefits from these hot dry spells when it comes to managing the weeds in these bushland areas.
Pictured is a great group of diverse people with a wide range of skills that come together when needed to protect and make safe our fantastic part of the world. On behalf of all of us, thanks for the support and charity we receive - be it through our recycling efforts, donations or just a friendly wave as we are out and about.
The ground has dried out more than it has for years and much ground cover has died off. When the ground becomes bare (say less than 80% coverage), owners need to be aware of the risk of colic as horses scrounge around looking for those extra bites!
Our AGM is on 20 March. We welcome any members of the Community to come along, get involved and have your say. Each year we barely break even, costs are always going up and we struggle to maintain our assets. The last thing we want to do is hand over the grounds to the council or be forced to lock the site and only open for members.
Well Cherry Chatter readers the football season is fast approaching, and our senior players are already well into the pre-season training. The 2018 season was really a great success for the club and we are hoping and working towards 2019 being at least as good. Our Seniors are keen for “back to back” premierships.
Summer netball is nearly over and this year was a great year with more teams and a competitive competition. Dates to remember include: Winter Trials 17th March and the 24th March. Our AGM is also on 24th March. All welcome.
It was good to have a break from cricket, but we're back into the swing of things with some good results already. To date our top wicket takers for the season are- James Wissell 11, Riley Allison 8, Finn Baker 6. Off the field we’ve had a couple of very successful events and the ‘reviews’, albeit self written, can be seen below.
On Wednesday night the 13th March Dr Greg will be giving a talk on first aid for animals caught in a bushfire as part of a CFS Bushfire Information night + March is National Pet Poisons Month - designed to highlight all of the potential dangers around the home that pose a risk to our pets. Following are the most common.
The Agricultural Bureau is an Australia wide movement which assists with the needs of the farming community. The South Australian division is known as the central Agricultural Bureau. A Cherry Gardens branch was formed at a public meeting held on the 15th of November 1892.