ROMSEY WINS Riddell District Netball League B Grade Premiership

 Congratulations to Romsey winning the League B Grade Premiership against Macedon.

Scores were Romsey 31: Macedon 29


The Romsey Lancefield Rotary Club Inc has been actively selling raffle tickets over the past few months with two prizes on offer. For $2 a ticket one had the opportunity to win a new trailer full of red gum firewood and (second Prize) a RYOBI Line trimmer.

The Trailer was purchased from Sunshine Trailers by the Rotary Club and the Red Gum wood was donated by Romsey StockFeeds (Mark Shepherdley) and The Wood Guy

Second Prize was donated by Bunnings Sunbury (Ryobi Line Trimmer)

Rotarian Shane Pettingill and Maria Albano Bunnings Community Officer with the donated Ryobi Line Trimmer.

The winners are:

1st prize:  Carolyn Green (Ticket Number 1024)
2nd prize: A Watts (Ticket Number 1273)

Rotarians at The Lancefield Farmers Market

Rotarians Shane Pettingill, (President) Dennis Ness, (PP) Peter O’Rourke and (PP) Diane Powell busy selling tickets at the Lancefield Farmers Market 

Thanks to the community for supporting this queen hair raffle and all proceeds go towards Rotary’s local community projects.

Special thanks to Romsey StockFeeds, the Wood Guy, Sunshine Trailers and Bunnings (Sunbury) for their support of this raffle.

Romsey Lancefield Rotary Club meets each week at Soltan Pepper Restaurant 7 pm for 7.30 pm start. New members are most welcome.

Contact President Dennis Ness

Dennis Ness

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RRBATA Breakfast at Soltan Pepper Restaurant 7th Sept 2012

The RRBATA Committee held a very successful breakfast program with about 30 business men and women as well as community group representatives attending.

RRBATA Committee members Wendie and Ged McLaughlin signing the guests in for breakfast.

Anna D’Souza, President of RRBATA Jenny Stillman and Nick D’Souza enjoying the business breakfast.

President RRBATA Jenny Stillman welcomes everyone and introduces the guest speakers: MRSC CEO Peter Johnston and Financial Planner Patrick Quigley

RSL President John Lynch and Community Bank Senior Manager Rod Browning enjoying the breakfast.

Benny Dyer (RRBATA) and President of the Board of the Community Bank Tim McCarthy enjoying a chat and coffee at the breakfast




Many guests attended the RRBATA Business Breakfast at Soltan Pepper on Friday 7th Sept 2012

Patrick Quigley (guest speaker)  and MRSC Mayor Henry McLaughlin catch up

MRSC CEO Peter Johnston addresses the business breakfast with a presentation involving the MRSC strategic planning, the statistics of the Shire, the importance of Industry and Tourism and the Council Services. The Financial Statistics were discussed, property evaluations, the Rates Calculation, the Community Satisfaction Survey, the impact of issues facing local government today and the detailed proposals for Romsey township (including the Proposed Junior Pavillion at Romsey PS, the proposed Senior Pavillion at Romsey Park, and the Romsey Community Sports Oval Project).

RRBATA President Jenny Stillman presented Peter Johnston with a RRBATA Showbag.

Financial Planner Patrick Quigley talked about the Global economy and the pressures facing investments and superannuation funds. He discussed investment strategies in the current market, the high Australian dollar and its impact on exports as well as the mining boom (which appears to have plateaued out at the moment). RRBATA President Jenny Stillman presented Patrick with a RRBATA Showbag.

Wendy McDonald (Historical Society), Nick and Anna D’Souza (On Eagles Wings)


SPECIAL THANKS to ADAM and MEL SOLTAN and staff (SOLTAN PEPPER RESTAURANT) for supporting this annual event.



Romsey Recreation Centre Current School Holiday Program and Term 4 Programs

Term 4 Programs

Junior Basketball
Our Junior Basketball programs are all starting again, with all competitions scheduled to start back the first week of term 4. Registrations are due immediately.

Aussie Hoops: 5 – 10 years Tuesday
Under 10’s Comp: 2004/2005 Wednesday
Under 12’s Comp: 2002/2003 Monday
Under 14’s Comp: 2000/2001 Tuesday
Under 16’s Comp: 1998/1999 Tuesday
Under 20’s Comp: 1994-1997 Tuesday

Junior Indoor Soccer
Our junior soccer competitions are starting again during the first week of term 4. We hope to commence a new competition for under 14’s. Registrations are now due.
Goal Kick: 5 – 10 years Friday
Under 12’s Comp: 8 – 12 years Friday
Under 14’s Comp: 12 – 14 years Friday

Junior Indoor Cricket
A new program for 2012. Indoor cricket coaching program for children aged 5 – 10 years. Perfect for kids hoping to master the basics of cricket. Starting 1st week of term 4. Places are limited. Register now.
Under 10’s program: 5 – 10 years Thursday

Senior Mixed Basketball
We are now accepting team an individual registrations for the summer season of senior mixed basketball. Registration night on Wednesday 10th October at 7.30pm.

Senior Mixed Soccer
We are now accepting team an individual registrations for the summer season of senior mixed soccer. Registration night on Friday 12th October at 7.30pm.

Senior Mixed Netball
We are now accepting team an individual registrations for the summer season of senior mixed netball. Registration night on Thursday 11th October at 7.30pm.

Ladies Daytime Netball
We are now accepting team an individual registrations for the summer season of ladies daytime netball. Child minding may be available. Thursday morning competition, starting term 4.

Senior Squash
The Romsey Squash Competition runs on Tuesday nights from 7.30pm. A fun social comp for people of all abilities. Contact Bruce on 0402595368 for info.

Pre-School Programs
Mini Maestros is starting in term 4 at the Romsey Recreation Centre Classes will commence on Thursday 11th October. Call Jo on 5426 4719 or 0417703690 for bookings and information.
6 – 15 months 12.00pm – 12.30pm
2 – 3 years 12.40pm – 1.20pm
3 – 5 years 1.30pm – 2.15pm

THE YOGO’S present Flexercise, starting in term 4. A yoga program for 3-5 year olds. Each class is based on the characteristics of different animals and encourages learning about animals and the world they live in. Thursday morning classes.

Romsey Occasional Care provides quality affordable care for your children in a safe, fun and relaxed environment. Now taking bookings for term 4.
Tuesday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm

Summer Holidays Program 2012/2013 Romsey Recreation Centre

The Romsey Recreation Centre is located at 12 Park Lane, within the Romsey Sports Precinct and offers a range of sports and leisure activities for people of all ages.

Romsey Recreation Programs: 2012/2013 – School Holiday Program

# You Can Fitness ( or call (03) 5429 3857)

# The Yogos

# Mini Maestros and

# Romsey Occasional Care (Rebecca Wilson on 0409 407 696 or email romseyoccasionalcare@hotmail.COM)

 DETAILS:  Please contact the Recreation Centre on 5429 5637.