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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 30 March 2012 - 09:46 AM

Just talking to my SIL and I may have work in the Maitland area. Her SIL works in a disabled persons home and  she said with my history I would be a massive asset, her MIL's friend is the boss, so over easter I will be sussing it all out as well as housing.

There may be a huge and massive change coming.

#2 R2B2

Posted 30 March 2012 - 09:53 AM

Good Luck original.gif

#3 frizzle

Posted 30 March 2012 - 09:57 AM

Sounds fantastic, I hope it all pans out for you.

#4 heidi's mum

Posted 30 March 2012 - 09:59 AM

Wishing you all the luck!!

#5 Guest_holy_j_*

Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:00 AM

good luck

#6 Therese

Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:03 AM

Good luck original.gif

#7 Mummzy

Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:10 AM

Good luck!

I lived in the Maitland area before moving to the Blue Mountains. It wasn't that bad... We lived in Tenambit and it was a nice quiet area across the road from a retirement village. The Tenambit Public school didn't look that bad either.

A change is always good. original.gif

#8 misskrm

Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:23 AM

Hi Liz, I am from Newcastle, but have been looking at houses in the East Maitland area. It's lovely, and still close to the beaches. If you move up here, I'd love to meet you.



#9 purpleblackqueen

Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:29 AM

QUOTE (misskrm @ 30/03/2012, 11:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Liz, I am from Newcastle, but have been looking at houses in the East Maitland area. It's lovely, and still close to the beaches. If you move up here, I'd love to meet you.



I am looking at Metford, Maitland, East Maitland areas, I would love Bolwarra or Bolwarra Heights but they seem to expensive.

Would love to meet you too.



#10 misskrm

Posted 30 March 2012 - 04:30 PM

I went to an inspection today at Metford and another one in the morning. Let me know if I can help out with that or anything. x

#11 Barefoot

Posted 30 March 2012 - 04:36 PM

I grew up in Metford. If I moved back now though, I would move to Thornton. Most of my family (and extended family are still up that way) My mum works in the op shop for the Church of Christ opposite greenhills shopping centre.

Good luck, I wish all the very best of things for you.

Edited by Barefoot, 30 March 2012 - 04:37 PM.


#12 Meatspin

Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:03 PM

Good luck Liz!

#13 purpleblackqueen

Posted 31 March 2012 - 07:50 AM

QUOTE (misskrm @ 30/03/2012, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I went to an inspection today at Metford and another one in the morning. Let me know if I can help out with that or anything. x

Thanks Will do

#14 my5raafbrats

Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:14 AM

Hi Purpleblackqueen

You don't know me but I know you biggrin.gif ........ congrats on finding a job here. I use to live in Ashtonfield and I work in Ashtonfield 2 days a week. we currently live in Raymond Terrace (Were a RAAF family you will find lots of us out here!) If there is anything I can do to help or if you would like to meet up when you get here let me know!

Also if your kids end up going to Ashtonfield Public School let me know as I have TONS of school uniforms that need a new home (boys & girls!)  original.gif

#15 purpleblackqueen

Posted 31 March 2012 - 01:07 PM

QUOTE (my5raafbrats @ 31/03/2012, 09:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Purpleblackqueen

You don't know me but I know you biggrin.gif ........ congrats on finding a job here. I use to live in Ashtonfield and I work in Ashtonfield 2 days a week. we currently live in Raymond Terrace (Were a RAAF family you will find lots of us out here!) If there is anything I can do to help or if you would like to meet up when you get here let me know!

Also if your kids end up going to Ashtonfield Public School let me know as I have TONS of school uniforms that need a new home (boys & girls!)  original.gif


Thanks Will do.

#16 BlondieUK

Posted 31 March 2012 - 07:50 PM

Wishing you the best of luck xx

#17 Alpha_Chook

Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:00 PM

I live in Newcastle and grew up in East Maitland. Suggested suburbs would include....Ashtonfield, Raworth, Rathluba and Thornton. I'd stay clear of Metford as the public school there isn't very good and a lot of areas in Metford are full of....umm....undesirables!!

I'd be looking forward to meeting you if you do move this way biggrin.gif

#18 LILLY

Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

I have been a Maitland girl all my life.  We live in East Maitland, if you have any questions regarding the area, feel free to ask!




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