Category Archives: Your say

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Dear Editor, With so many critical issues ignored or mismanaged over the past two terms of federal government, I fail to see how David Gillespie MP can afford to run a smear campaign against the opposition. What a legacy from

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Who’s responsible to we ratepayers at MCC??   If you had concerns about Council’s Unreasonable Complaints policy, like me, if you’ve tried complaining about an issue to Council you may be worried about the same aspects as myself,  including Unreasonable Council

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Hi Editor,  A big “thankyou” for your campaign against the Council’s move to the Masters building. Having worked for a council in Victoria (The City of Greater Geelong) that underwent amalgamation, this is the way it panned out: 1. All

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Dear Editor, Attending the gathering of at least 300 people outside the Foster Council Chamber and then the Council Meeting which followed, I was shocked and dismayed that the majority of Councillors totally ignored the overwhelming  Community opposition to the

I Sleep Just Fine, Mr Scribe.

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I suggest that The Scribe (Manning Community News, December 2018) sleep contentedly at night.    We live in a wonderful country, not without faults, but in the main filled with great people, sound Government and opportunities that many other countries

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Dear Editor,  I note you have invited readers to contribute “say your piece” (December edition). So despite the obvious left-leaning content of your paper I thought I might provide some balance.  (Go right ahead, Terry.  However I object to the left

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Dear Editor, No doubt you have received a great deal of comment regarding the purchase of the Masters building on Manning River Drive, by Midcoast Council. Most of the community whom I have spoken to in everyday conversations regard it

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HELLO COUNCIL – YOU WORK FOR US! (I THOUGHT)  When will Council do something about lower Cedar Party Road Wingham?  The section from Hailes Rd. to Youngs Rd is a disgrace! It is a goat track! In fact the dirt

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The Wingham Brush –  to camp or not to camp? Reply to  – Cherie Jenkins, Wingham and Phil Jones, Tuncurry, who wrote supporting campers at The Brush Reserve. According to The Brush regeneration expert, Dr John Stockard, that, after consulting

To The Community

Dear Friends and neighbours, Thank you all so much for supporting this newspaper and showing there is a need and appreciation for independent honest journalism. Thank you for your donations and feedback. For your letters and emails of support. And

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