November 21, 2017
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2YYY Supporting the National Cherry Festival

This year your local community radio station is really getting behind The National Cherry Festival. Over the weekend from the 1st to 3rd December we will have extensive coverage of Young’s premier annual event. This will range from a live broadcast of the Cherry Festival Rodeo to live reports from nearly all the major events. We will also be having a float in the street parade.

It will be all hands on deck for all our great volunteers who will report on events live back to the station.

Our major event will be a live broadcast from 5pm Saturday of the Cherry Festival Rodeo. This is happening near the Young Racecourse with the entrance from Milly Milly Lane.

 

The National Cherry Festival Rodeo will be a big event for Young and the Cherry Festival. Our broadcast team of Chris Edwards and Jacob Sutherland will broadcast from 5 pm till the last event on Saturday night the 2nd December. They will also have a number of guests to join in the fun live and give us some further expert comments.  We will be there for all the action and will include crosses back to the station to  bring people up to date on other events. Bonnie and the team will also play some great rodeo and Australian country music to put you in the mood. We have had great support from the Young community on not only the rodeo but everyone has really got behind this events and others.

As well as this events we will have a number of other events over the weekend that we will be reporting live on.

  1.  On Friday night the 1st we will be bringing you the results of the Cherry and Charity Queens coronation. This will occur in the evening during Tony’s Friday Night music show.
  2.  On Saturday we will bring you live crosses to the results of the Busking Competition in the morning. These results will be broadcast at the finish.
  3.  Saturday afternoon brings the Cherry Pies Eating competition. We will bring you live results.
  4. The results of the Young Sporting Walk of Fame will be bought to you in the afternoon.
  5.  The street parade will be run on the afternoon of Saturday 2/12 and will gain be bring you reports up to 5pm . We are also having a float in the parade.
  6.  On Sunday morning 2yyy will have live reports of the Big Breakfast from 7 am.
  7. Also on Sunday morning we will have people reporting on the Bush & Junior Poets function.

So everyone join in the events on our yearly function the National Cherry Festival and if you cannot be there tune to 2yyy for all the fun and action.

October 17, 2017
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Our Market Place is here

Welcome all to 2yyy’s Saturday morning Market Place. Give us a  ring between 10am -12pm on 0263827733 and tell us what you have for sale. This is a new exciting part of our Super Saturday. As well if you want to buy something, give something away to a new home or swap an item give us a call from 10am every Saturday.

The  best part of this service is that it is all FREE. All we will ask for is your town, phone number and your first name.

We at 2yyy will look forward to your call.

October 8, 2017
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Super Saturday is here at 2yyy

supersaturdayAt 2yyy we would like to announce the arrival of Super Saturday.  Our great new format for Saturdays is now up and going.

It all starts at 6:30 am with our popular Real World Gardener that has moved from the 8:30 am time slot.

At 7:00 am our great new announcer Chris Edwards now presents Sports Central. Chris has had many years in sports and also general broadcasting and between 7am and 9 am talks to all the local sporting identities that we all know. From 9 am to 10am Chris brings his national sporting knowledge to the  fore talking to interesting people from around Australia and presents all the national sporting news.

All this is just the beginning as an exciting new Market Place starts at 10 am and goes right through to 12 pm. Here our listeners can ring in  and sell, give away or trade any item they wish by phoning 0263827733. The best news is it is completely FREE.

Following this we go to our normal fantastic programs that are also part of Super Saturday. We kick off at 12 pm with Brett paying some great modern pop and rock till 3pm.

Then we have our Rock and Roll show with either Chris or Greg playing great oldies from the 60’s onwards.

At 5 pm Bonnie presents our Oz Country show and plays all the best Australian country music artists.

At 8 pm till  12pm we have our Saturday Night request program that has been going since day one at 2yyy.

So everyone do not forget Super Saturday on your local community radio station 2yyy 92.3 FM.

 

 

 

October 8, 2017
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Were Catching Up

Hi All.

Firstly let me apologise on behalf  of the Board of Management for not updating our web site in recent months. We have had may changes at the station since our AGM and we will endeavour to catch up with all the news , changes and coming events in the coming months.

Just to reiterate at our AGM the following board was elected:

Tony Gentle – President

Patrick Watkin – Vice President

Jenice Mason – Secretary

Kerry Payne – Treasurer

Other Board members – Betty Smithers, David Munnerley and Greg Cullen.

Unfortunately a couple of our hard working Committee Members have been unwell in recent months and this meant more work for the rest of the Committee.

I would like to thank all the Committee for their great effort in seeing us through this difficult period.

To our Directors that were sick lets hope that the future is bright and clear.

As well as this I thank all the volunteers for their fantastic support.

One of the main reason we have been behind with this site and other news is  that our application for the renewal of our  full time broadcasting licence that had to be in to ACMA by the 31/10. This involved a mountain of work and I thank everyone who helped with this. After months of toil it finally has been presented.

We have some exciting news about our sponsorship and great new shows that will be posted on this web site and Facebook as well.

Thanks everyone.

Tony Gentle – President  2yyy

 

May 17, 2017
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2yyy Annual General Meeting Changes

Hi to all,

The Board Of Directors wish to notify everyone that due to unforeseen circumstances the Annual General Meeting Of Lambing Flat Community Broadcasting Inc has been changed.

The meeting scheduled for Monday the 22nd May 2017 at the Young Bowling Club has been rescheduled to Monday the 19th June at 6:30 pm at the same venue.

We would also like to apologise that the 2yyy web site has not been updated regularly. This has been mainly due to the fact that that we have had many changes happening at the station.

These changes include lots of different scheduling of programs and changing volunteers etc.

We are in the process of organising the future at 2yyy that includes many more changes that should ensure a bright future for the station.

Thanking You

Tony Gentle

Acting President

 

 

 

January 6, 2017
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Membership fees now due for 2017

To all your valued members please be advised that membership fees for 2017 are now due. These can be paid at the station at 44A Lovell St Young between 9 am and 4 pm weekdays.

Alternatively you can do a direct debit into our bank at the South West Slopes Credit Union being :

Account name: Lambing Flat Community Broadcasting Inc

BSB 802367

Account: 14301

N.B Please include your Name and Membership number in the description.

The fees for this year are:

Normal Fees :$15.00

Pensioner : $10.00

Clubs: $30.00

We thank all our members who have already renewed and wish to encourage any new members to sign up and be a part of your local community radio 2YYY.

Thanking You

Tony Gentle

Acting President

December 27, 2016
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Bring in the New Year with 2yyy and remember the Sport

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We hope everyone had a great Xmas. No for 2017. We at 2yyy are looking at a big year in 2017.

We will have many new presenters and more programs including all our current popular serials and much more.

sportWe are gradually upgrading our website and this will include a new format so stay tuned to hear more about this.

This may take some time so please be patient.

Something we would like to mention is the people who contribute to our local content and  have not been recognised. In particular the people who assist in our Saturday morning sports show. These people give up their time to chat to us and bring us up to date with local and national sport.

We would like to thank these people who we hope will continue in 2017 to entertain us every Saturday from 9 am:

  • Cliff Traynor – Young Bowling Club News and results.
  • Mike Grant – Comes into the studio live with Greyhound news and results.
  • Bill Kearney – Young Golf Club news and results.
  • Col Maher – Tennis news and results both local and international.
  • Charlie Wills – Entertaining news from Cootamundra.
  • David Robinson – Popular and entertaining. Talk about all sport especially tennis and racing tips.
  • Steve Connelly – All the local junior cricket.
  • Mark Foreman – All the NRL news and local rugby league as well.
  • Geoff Harmer – All the local Auusie Rules and AFL as well.
  • Steve Woolford – All the Cherrypickers news and Group Nine as well.

Further to this we should mention our ace rugby league commentators (as Well as Steve Woolford) being Stuart Norton and Ray Spring who give up their valuable time free to bring us the Cherrypickers broadcasts.

 

 

 

December 20, 2016
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Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to all our listeners

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The Management of 2yyy wish to thank everyone who has helped the station throughout the year, especially to our hard working directors, volunteers sponsors and all our valuable supporters. All of us at the station would above all like to thank our loyal listeners who keep us going on the air 24 hours per day. We will continue to strive in the New Year to improve our content and maintain the high quality of music and shows that keeps you listening.

There has been many changes in 2016  and this will continue to happen as we welcome an influx of new volunteers and a variety of new programs. We look forward to an exciting 2017.

We would like to thank sincerely our loyal sponsors and hope to bring many more on board in the New Year.

The station will be playing some great locally produced music right up to Saturday night the 23rd of December. We will be crossing to the CBAA network after that until 9 am the 27th of December. This is because of some important computer maintenance during that time.

We do hope that everyone has a merry, and safe Christmas and of course a prosperous and in particular healthy New Year.

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December 8, 2016
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Great response to Can Assist BBQ

1greg-cullen-2yyy-board-of-directors_dorothy-mckenzie-canassist_tony-gentle-2yyy-presidentGreg Cullen, Dorothy McKenzie (Can Assist), Tony Gentle

On Saturday the 19th November 2yyy ran a BBQ to raise funds for Can Assist Young at the Donges IGA car park in Lovell St. The BBQ raised a total of $375.00.

The board of directors would particularly thank Robert and the staff for the use of the tent, the BBQ and the supply of food for the day. We would also like to thank Graham and Kathy Marshall from Greycat Enterprises who donated the drinks.

A big thank you goes to all the volunteers who helped on the day. A special mention goes to Pat Watkins who was the main instigator and organiser for the function.

Can Assist are great organisation  and all the funds raised in Young stays in Young to help cancer patients and we were very pleased to assist them.

We do aim to assist the local community in any way possible and will strive in the future to help worthy local organisations.

Thanking You,

Tony Gentle

Acting President

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November 29, 2016
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Cherrypickers and 2yyy looking ahead to a great 2017.

We at 2yyy would  like to cherrypickersannounce that in 2017 we will again be broadcasting the Young Cherrypickers games in the  Group Nine Rugby League Competition.

This broadcast  has gone from strength to strength in the last couple of years. In 2016 the broadcast was extended to start at 1:30 pm on Sunday and we intend to continue this in 2017. Our great team of Steve Woolford, Ray Spring and Stuart Norton will again be on board. With the early start the boys organise interviews with local legends of the game and many other interesting people. We also do sideline interviews  allowing on time and present a man of The Match Award every week to a Cherrypicker player win or lose.

We also try and give results of all the Group Nine games and U16, U18, League Tag and Reserve Grade games.

We will broadcast all the games from Alfred Oval and most away games. The only limitation to broadcasting the away games is lack of facilities at other locations. If we cannot do an away game we intend to take regular crosses to the studio of scores and results.

This the year the Cherrypickers have great new coach in James Woolford and besides having a lot of local talent at their disposal have brought well elsewhere including New Zealand.

We will endeavour to be more proactive on this site and bring you all the club news in the coming months leading to the season and this includes list of signings and a feature on up and coming local players.

Further to this we  have a number of great sponsors for the call.  Saying this we are always on the lookout for new sponsors at 2yyy and this broadcast would give your business great advertising.

If you are interested please contact us on 0263827200 or email us at yyyradio@westnet.com.au.

Thanking You

Tony Gentle