Category Archives: Your say

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Dear Editor,  I am very concerned with the way in which MidCoast Council have pushed ahead with the redevelopment, or should I say conversion, of the former Masters Hardware outlet despite a very significant number of predominately Manning area residents and

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Dear Editor, There appears to me even more sentiment in the community against MidCoast Council spending an uncapped $40 million dollars on about 360 staff to move to Masters when the region has just gone through horrific bushfires. Not only

RISE OF THE PHOENIX

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I have been reading with horror about the recent massive bushfires in the Hillville area, South Taree to Old Bar and throughout the mid north coast region. Although there is a great deal of sorrow and mourning of loss of life

An open letter to our State MP Steve Bromhead

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Mr Bromhead, I am one of your constituents and a survivor of the recent catastrophic Hillville bush fires in Possum Brush. 20 Minutes before the fire hit us, a fire truck came up to our property to assist us but

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The recent disastrous bushfires raging around Taree as a result of the Hillville fire should highlight the need for an Acute Care Hospital at Taree. The Pacific Highway was closed between Cundletown and Nabiac, between Taree and Bulahdelah, road closures occurred

Australia’s Favourite Sport – Shooting The Messenger

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In this country there are many myths – and I don’t mean those from the Dreamtime that Aboriginal people cherish.  The myth of the fair go and free speech, the myth that we say what we think..and mean what we

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The Editor The Manning Community News The teardrops that are on this page are real. They came from the emotion caused by the gratitude to all of the people that have endangered their own safety, in pursuit of serving the

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Dear Editor, We are about to enjoy roadworks once again on BlackHead Road. If my information is correct the developer of the Caravan opposite Tallwoods was required to construct a temporary (you read right –temporary)  roundabout at a cost of

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Dear Di and team, I have just listened to the local news and can’t believe those half wits at Mid Coast Council want to destroy the peace, tranquility and character of my favourite place left in the area at Wyllie Breckenridge

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Dear Mayor West Congratulations on your re-election as Mayor. You said on the NBN News the other night, “It’s up to us to listen to what they say. If there is any truth in anything they’ve said, we need to follow

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Dear Editor, I was extremely disappointed when I read Mayor West’s comment in the Manning River Times 21/8/2019, attempting to justify the decision by MidCoast Councillors on a vote of 7 to 3 to reject a proposal put forward in

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To The Editor- I was unfortunate to have an accident while holidaying at Forster…it was our last day and we decided to take a walk along beautiful One Mile Beach…a large dog ran into me from behind causing me to