Category Archives: Your say

A reader asks – WHY THE STAMPEDE TO THE BARRINGTON COAST?

Democracy was up the creek without a paddle in September as the Midcoast Council bulldozed through a bewildering and divisive decision to adopt the Barrington Coast as our expanded region’s tourism destination name.  Former Taree Mayor Eddie Loftus and former

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To The Editor A well-meant message to the Mayor, Councillors & Executives of MidCoast Council regarding the proposal to adopt the Destination Name Barrington Coast for tourism promotion, You have taken the wrong tram on this issue. It will not

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Dear Editor,  To All Australian Voters – A pragmatic thought for the consideration by the Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Opposition and the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP special envoy for drought, to establish a Rural Capital fund

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Dear Editor see below my OPEN LETTER to Dr David Keegan, Country Labor Candidate for Myall Lakes Dear Dr Keegan, In March this year the opposition leader, Luke Foley, announced you as the Country Labor candidate for Myall Lakes in next

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To the Editor –  A WRONG MADE RIGHT….HOPEFULLY In an unexpected about face the Taree RSL Sub-Branch has made a unanimous decision at its September meeting to conduct this years Remembrance Day service at the Memorial Clock rather than the

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Dear Editor, We would like to congratulate you on the article on MHE’s in Sept/Oct edition of the Manning Community News. I think we would be correct in saying that the majority of people in the Hallidays Point/Tallwoods area are

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Re:  Your article “Welcome to our new GM!” Dear Editor You inspired me to write to the new GM of MidCoast Council, Mr Adrian Panuccio.  I recently made the move from North Sydney Council area where Council listens to the

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Dear Editor… Please see below details of the sale of Masters at Heatherbrae for $12.30 million. How our Council can reckon their purchase of Masters at Taree is worth $25 million is beyond me! I think a property the size

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COUNCIL NOW ACCOUNTABLE FOR BARRINGTON COAST DECISION. Dear Editor, MidCoast Council, in my view, has acted defiantly and contrary to their “Engaging Our Community Policy” in deciding to proceed with the Barrington Coast Tourism Campaign in circumstances where it was

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Dear Editor, No Overnight Stays at the Brush I would like to endorse the sentiments expressed by Tony Ryan published in your newspaper in relation to Overnight Stays in the reserve adjacent to the Wingham Brush. MidCoast Council has a

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Dear Editor, The article in your recent issue of the Manning Community News brought our attention to an issue that my husband and I have been ‘frustrated’ with for many years. We have had Caravans since the early 1970s, and

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To the Editor RE: Your lead article “MidCoast budget blunder of, oops $13 million”, May 2018: I t’s ”oops” again, I regret to inform you. Perusal of the MidCoast Council Quarterly Budget Review Statement for March 2018, shows a variance