Category Archives: Local

And the show goes on…

Well it was a full house for Taree’s “Meet The Candidates” . . . What a show! What a line-up, spread across the stage behind a long trestle table, a bit like the Last Supper.  Hosted and recorded by Community


Peter Epov On 23 March, NSW voters will go to the polls to elect a new Government, and at this election your vote WILL count and it may not only determine who will represent the electorate of Myall Lakes, but

Community Conversations

MidCoast Council has now scheduled the next round of community consultations. So get along and express your views on the matters that concern you. Related PostsIT’S WAR! MidCoast Council community rally to stop Masters acquisitionCalling all Council Candidates!The people have

Our Cardiologist’s plea to the Candidates for Manning Hospital

WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE: ICU with nurses and ICU specialists. Some of the nurses and all of the ICU specialists have previously worked at the Mayo Cardiac Cath Lab. This is good as some of the nursing staff are already

NSW State Election Polling Places 23 March 2019

Bulahdelah Central School Church Street, Bulahdelah  Bungwahl Public School 56 Seal Rocks Road, Bungwahl  Burrell Creek Hall 5348 The Bucketts Way, Burrell Creek  Chatham High School Davis Street, Taree  Coolongolook Public School Lombard Street, Coolongolook  Coomba Park Community Hall Moorooba


The charming, peaceful and historic Bight Cemetery on the Tinonee Road outside Wingham, has been a treasured landmark for decades. The first grave goes back to 1859 and it is the sheltered green and shady resting place for many of

The dairy dilemma

What Is the Future of Our Dairy Industry? Tim Bale is chairman of the Manning Valley Fresh Group, the protective patron of the successful Manning Valley dairy industry.  He speaks with authority as he is a dairy farmer from Stewarts

Advertise with The Manning Community News

And reach new, widespread, local and far reaching markets. Advertising is a very specialised field…  yet why does every ad you see in local newspapers and magazines look the same?  And has followed the same formula for years? The “rivers

Community – a force to be reckoned with!

I was one of the 400 plus ratepayers of MidCoast Council who showed up at the peaceful rally against the Council’s plan to centralise operations by moving into the Master’s building in Taree. As requested by organiser, Katrina Pearson, the

No Mines at Gloucester Sets A Precedent

The Rocky Hill Court Decision is a win for Australia “Dear residents of the Manning and Gloucester valleys – The Gloucester community is deeply grateful to EDO NSW staff and Barrister Robert White for their unstinting support of the Gloucester

Masters’ update

– squandering on an option ratepayers do not want   Ratepayers are incensed by the attitude of MidCoast Council (MCC) in their proposed centralisation of merged councils (excluding Gloucester Council) and MidCoast Water to the Masters’ site at Taree.  Since

Peter is the big picture man!

Peter Tait is the President of Wingham Golf Club. The kind of job a man who’s retired, but fit and energetic, might take on as he loves golf.  Peter is a local, taught Agriculture at Wingham High for fifteen years.