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Norfolk Island Fitness and Health News

Thursday, August 30, 2018


Time to "Spring into Spring" at Norfolk Island Fitness and Health ....

  • Our 8 WEEK BODY BLITZ PROGRAM includes Personal Training and Gym Membership
  • FREE HEALTH ASSESSMENT with every new and renewing Gym Membership
  • Great variety of Group Exercise Classes with a NEW CLASS starting soon ... only $10 per class with the purchase of a Discount Pack of 10.
  •  LORNA JANE ACTIVE WEAR Spring SALE. Starts on Monday for 5 days.

Time to focus on your HEALTHY SELF ... HEAL THY SELF!!

"Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won't."

All Gym Inquiries to Kay 52809

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Rugby News

Thursday, August 30, 2018



Thursday TouchWe have commenced touch for over 35 Rugby Players on Thursdays (after the kids training) 5.45ish. Everyone welcome, please come along and get your body ready for the upcoming events.


Cairns Crocs Visit in March – We have a visiting team from 20.10.18 – 28.10.18. We are planning a Welcome Night Saturday, Game on Sunday, Pizza Night on Wednesday and Farewell Dinner on Friday. Everyone is welcome to attend all or some functions. We know this will be a week full of fun, so please watch out for more updates.


Visit from Bathurst Bulls – March 2019

Bathurst Bulls will be visiting Norfolk from 4th to 11th March 2019. We will have more info on this visit closer to the time. We will be looking for sponsors for jerseys for this visit, and these jerseys will be used again for Rugby on the Rock in August 2019


Cook Islands Golden Oldies Mini Festival – May 2019

We are committed to sending players to Cook Islands 3rd – 13th May 2019. Deposits need to be paid by Friday 14th September, balance to be paid by early March 2019. We need numbers asap to secure your place with airfares and accommodation. Please see a committee member at footy on Thursday or contact Rae at Transam Argosy in the am or Borry’s in the pm.


Rugby on the Rock 2019

Lock in the dates for Rugby on the Rock 2019 – Saturday 3rd August to Saturday 10th August 2019. This is always a fun week with visiting teams already starting to book. This tournament will be a male only tournament, girls are encouraged to support and help out on the side line. We will also be asking for anyone interested in providing food at the games, please provide us with your expressions of interest.


Creaky Ol Convicts Committee

Gary Dowling (President), Mal Tarrant (Vice President), Raewynne Tarrant (Treasurer), Jill Buffett (Secretary), Rossco Quintal, Helen Dowling, Carol Lowry, Russell Lowry, Brent Pauling.

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Police Report 30th August 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018


Thefts from vehicles

Police have received several reports of thefts from vehicles parked near the school. If anyone has any information, please contact us.


P Plate Curfew and Passenger Restrictions

Over recent weeks it has been brought to our attention that a number of provisional drivers are either failing to adhere to, or simply ignoring some conditions of their licences, mainly the 10pm curfew and single passenger restrictions. We recognise that obtaining a drivers licence is part of growing up and becoming independent, however holding a drivers licence is a privilege, not a right. These conditions, like all road rules, are put in place for one simple reason, to keep all road users safe. There are studies (as well as incidents that have occurred on Norfolk Island in the past), that tend to prove that novice drivers are more at risk of having a collision while driving during the hours of darkness.


There are special provisions under the Traffic Act 2010 for provisional drivers to have their curfew hours amended to accommodate employment or other circumstances deemed appropriate by the Registrar of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, hanging out with your buddies isn’t one of those circumstances, so we ask that our provisional drivers abide by the conditions surrounding their licences. The Traffic Act 2010 does not allow us any discretion when dealing with these breaches, so the only other option for us (apart from asking you politely) is to place you before the Court with the potential outcome being the loss of your licence for up to six months. We don’t want that…we don’t think you want that either.  

 

School Zone Speed Limit Reminder

A reminder that the 30km/hr school zone is now in operation from 8.00am to 3.30pm on school days. Please remember that it only takes some inattentive driving from one person for a tragedy to occur so please be vigilant when driving around the school.


Contact

Phone 22222 or 000 for Police enquiries, attendance and emergencies. Police officers are available 24/7.

Norfolk Island Police Force                           

PO Box 470                                        Email:           enquiries@police.gov.nf

Norfolk Island 2899                            Facebook:    Facebook.com/NorfolkIslandPolice

                                                          Crimestoppers.com.au:  1800 333 000

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Where did intelligence come from?

Thursday, August 30, 2018


A little boy went up to his father and asked: 'Dad, where did my intelligence come from?' 

The father replied. 'Well, son, you must have got it from your mother, cause I still have mine.' 

'Mr Clark, I have reviewed this case very carefully,' the divorce Court Judge said, 'And I've decided to give your wife $775 a week,' 

'That's very fair, your honour,' the husband said. 'And every now and then I'll try to send her a few bucks myself.'

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The Olive Cafe ... ph +67 23 24406

Thursday, August 30, 2018


Phone: + 6723 24406

The Olive Cafe is located in the Village & is one of the busiest cafes on the island.

Open 7 days from 6.30am - 3pm for breakfast, brunch, lunch, morning & afternoon teas.

Serving campos coffee, delicious meals, cakes, drinks and daily specials.


To view a larger map of where to find The Olive Cafe on Norfolk Island, please "click here".



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A phone call each day to check you are ok

Friday, August 24, 2018


Red Cross Norfolk Island can provide you with a daily telephone call to check on your wellbeing, through a service known as Telecross. This call provides peace of mind if you are at risk of an accident or illness,  that may go unnoticed for a period of time.


The Red Cross volunteer will check to see that you are well, and provide a friendly voice to wake up to each day.


Telecross is for people that live alone and are a risk of an accident. In particular those who are frail and aged, are housebound or are recovering from an illness or accident. Telecross is also available to carers. When family and carers are away, Telecross can be used on a temporary basis.


A friendly volunteer makes a call each morning year round. If the call is not answered, Red Cross will take action to make sure the person is okay. The calls provide reassurance, as well as help to maintain independence.


For more information about accessing Telecross as a client, please phone Julie on 22974. The Telecross service is provided by Red Cross groups throughout Australia.

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News from the World of Norfolk

Friday, August 24, 2018




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Retail Price Index (RPI)

Friday, August 24, 2018


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Recurrent Damage to Road Signage

Friday, August 24, 2018


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No More Cars to be accepted at the Waste Management Centre

Friday, August 24, 2018


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