Gerard Gray talks with long time local Ron Lowen

Gerard Gray talks with long time local Ron Lowen

Gerard Gray gets out and about in our beautiful surrounds and catches up with long time local Ron Lowen. Ron lives in a beautiful part of town and was keen to show it off. Ron grew up in the area and has some wonderful memories to share. Ron talks to Gerard about memories of Eileen Dickens, which is quite fitting given our 65th birthday celebrations this month. Times and faces may have changed, however Bright and surrounds still seems to…

Black Diamonds Found In Smoko

Such great news this week with the first truffles unearthed in Smoko for Alpine Truffles owners Mark and Taola Baldwin. On Sunday while doing some routine leaf blowing in their English Oak tree plantation, their dog Charlie started digging. After initially thinking that Charlie was being a naughty dog digging a hole, they soon realised what she had found, their very first Perigord truffle. Adding to the excitement, after walking along a little further the owners noticed another truffle popping…