Village News

Xmas in July

Social Bowling Club Xmas in July Who doesn’t love an excuse for a party, particular during the Winter months when we all need some cheering up! Our Social Bowling Club recently celebrated Christmas in July – and what a great turnout it was! Delicious food and Christmas outfits were just the start of the fun!  

Biggest Morning Tea

Council Biggest Morning Tea The Cancer Council Morning Tea took place in July and was a huge success thanks to huge number of helpers and contributors! Special thanks must go to those that delivered the flyers, the sandwich makers, the ladies that sat on the stalls and David and Bruce. Without them the event would not […]

Hunter Valley Coach Trip

On Wednesday 17th May lots of very excited residents climbed aboard our coach ready for a fun day at the Hunter Valley wineries. Our first stop was Chinaman’s Hollow where we all enjoyed a nice hot cuppa with banana and orange cakes. Chinaman’s Hollow is a very nice park near Weston with a lovely picnic […]


Just over 100 residents gathered outside the Residents Hall for a very moving ANZAC Day commemorative service. After some floral tributes and wreaths were laid and the national anthem sung, we all wandered inside for morning tea. Then followed a delicious light lunch and our traditional game of two-up using our specially printed “Bayway Bucks”. […]

Bayway Village Market Day

Our first FABULOUS Market for the year was due to the great response from Stall Holders, Residents, Visitors and those ever-important Volunteers. The variety of stalls from our Village and the Community showed the many talents surrounding us all. A credit to you all….WELL DONE The overwhelming response from most stall holders, indicates that the […]

New Years Eve!

The community hall was rocking from 7:30pm til midnight on New Years Eve. A great crowd of residents had an awesome time farewelling 2016 and warmly welcoming 2017. Rachel had everyone on the floor dancing to her rock in music!. We all sang Happy Birthday to Gerry and ate and drank more than we probably […]

Benefits of Lifestyle Villages

Living in a Lifestyle Village has many benefits, in fact we often hear from residents that they wish they’d made the move into our village earlier! If your considering moving in to a Lifestyle Village, here are just some of the benefits 1. Community atmosphere Living in a Lifestyle Village enables you to join a […]

The Cafe Bayway Experience

For 5 weeks we were fortunate to have our own café here in the community hall. This was an initiative of Job quest, who set up programmes to encourage kids to stay at school and achieve their HSC. We had 18 students from Callaghan College, Jesmond Campus. Some spent time in the Men’s Shed, and […]

Spring Coach Trip

Wednesday 7th September 2016 was a perfect Spring day, and 48 very excited residents from Bayway Village made the most of it. We boarded our coach at the front of the village at 8:30am and soon on our way to Gloucester. We had a leisurely morning tea stop at Silo Hill near Stroud. The scenery […]