Friday, September 17, 2021

Pat Clarke

15 POSTS

Volunteers’ News – September 2021

Greetings volunteers and readers to the start of Spring, unofficially on September 1, but really with the Spring Solstice on September 23 this year.

Volunteers’ News – August 2021

The NSW government has announced a new date for the local government elections – Saturday December 4. iVote (electronic voting) will be available for the first time ...

Volunteers’ News – July 2021

Well, my dears, here we are again in lockdown or Stay at Home, as the premier is now calling it. This time it is...

Volunteers’ News – April 2021

Farewell and thank you! Allison Forrest is leaving us as distribution coordinator after 12 months to complete her training as a deacon of the Uniting...

Volunteers’ News – March 2021

What better way to start our 201st issue but in the Year of the Ox, and all of the other good things happening in...

Volunteers’ News – February 2021

We are 200! Welcome back everyone to our 200th issue of the South Sydney Herald, the brilliant and colourful local newspaper, which started off as a double-sided photocopied A4 sheet by founder Trevor Davies.

Volunteers’ News – December 2020

What a year it’s been and with border restrictions easing many families and friends will be able to get together for the holiday period....

Volunteers’ News – November 2020

Hello and welcome to November, and month nine* of the Pandemic, Plague, or whatever comes to mind. It seems by world standards our public...

Volunteers’ News – October 2020

Hello again, I hope you are all enjoying the warmer weather and getting out and about. And since October is Australia’s Walking Month you...

Volunteers’ News – September 2020

Hooray, it’s spring! Isn’t it lovely to see all the flowers and trees in bloom, and for the days to be getting a bit longer...

Volunteers’ News – August 2020

I suppose, like me, you will have noticed a lot more people out and about wearing face masks. I’ve been trying to find out...

Volunteers’ News – July 2020

Welcome to the Covid-19 winter 2020 issue. Can you believe half a year gone, and what have we got? Hope we all haven’t lost...

Volunteers’ News – June 2020

I hope the last month has treated you all well, especially now that some restrictions are being lifted. Daily, I’m finding it hard to...

Meet Allison Forrest, diaconal student

This week I interviewed Allison Forrest, the South Sydney Herald's new distribution coordinator (with a focus on caring for volunteers).

Volunteers’ News – May 2020

I can’t believe it’s a month since we’ve been social distancing and staying at home. During that time I’ve tried to put some order...