Grand opening

Cutting the ribbon at the official opening of the shelter at Codrington Community centre are, from left, Howard and Cathy McCann, Leslie Orpana of OTF, MPP Lou Rinaldi, Brighton mayor Mark Walas, John Moroz of CBM, CCA president Jennifer Dorland, CCA member Liana Palmer, Mike LeBreton of CBM, and Jim Millar, parks and recreation director.


Victoria Street resident Sheila Knowles recently brought the issue of speeding and noise on north Victoria Street to municipal council. She and neighbours believe the current traffic situation is dangerous. Ms. Knowles suggested several solutions including increased OPP surveillance.

Julie Nichols

Julia Nicholls, age 10, of Campbellford, wanted to hold a barbecue to fundraise for Cat Care Initiative “because there’s lots of homeless cats and this might get them noticed enough to get them adopted.” Her idea soon became a full blown carnival. Her grandfather Dave Nicholls and other family members helped too.

Rope swing

The rope swing was a slippery challenge as participants of the Grapes of Wrath mud run tried to swing themselves across the mud, many times unsuccessfully, at Hillier Creek Estates & Winery on Saturday Aug. 29.

Belleville Lawn Bowling Club

Belleville Lawn Bowling Club members Iris Sager (left) and Jacqueline Bedard recently earned fourth place in the ladies pairs competition at a national championship.


Judy Mallory of Campbellford has been volunteering with Community Care Northumberland since April 2009. She can be found behind the reception desk every Thursday morning. The organization is currently looking for more volunteers to help with clerical work in the office.

Bike winner

Mary Provost of Royal LePage, Marmora, donated a bicycle as top children’s prize at the Marmora #7 Classic Cruisers Night, Thursday, Aug. 27th. Jacob Stephenson of Norwood was the lucky winner.

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