Category Archives: Your say

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

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Dear Editor,  On Thursday 5th September I enjoyed hearing fellow-movie lover Don Howard’s entertaining talk about his 50 years of experience with local cinemas, which continues today. The next day as I read The Manning Community News August issue, movie

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Dear Editor I have also had a experience with Greater Taree City Council tourism department which left me very disappointed. About 8 years ago I first wrote to them with a idea to increase tourism to the area from which I

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Dear Editor, I am hoping there are people around my age (74) who may live in the Wingham area and are great grand children of William and Barbara Somerville. The name Somerville, I know, is well known in the area and