Category Archives: Notices

Fellowship of First Fleeters

Fellowship of First Fleeters Mid North Coast Chapter Who is our Guest Speaker for Our March Meeting? Kevin Carter  “The Timber Industry in the Manning Valley” Kevin was for many years a public land manager in NSW Forests & National

Clearing Auction

A HUGE VARIETY of RARE & INTERESTING ITEMS FROM THE PAST TAREE SHOWGROUND – SUN. 22nd April, 10am               Related PostsCollect the Past to Invest for Your FutureAntiques and Collectables

Keep Us Going!

This newspaper is meeting a demand for an honest, fearless look at what is going on locally, and in the world around us.   We are, sadly, living in disappointing and dangerous times.  Whom do we trust to lead and

Are you a young person who is interested in his country and culture?

Gimbay Boo-larng (meaning friends together in Gathang) is an exciting new program starting in Taree in 2018  which aims to help indigenous youth discover their heritage and identity. This group will meet on a Friday night during school term time

Fibre Art in Forster and Taree

  During January 2017 there will be two fibre art exhibitions in the Forster area. 10th-29th January – “Sense of Place”- Manning Fibre Artists, open 10-4 daily, Great Lakes Art Society, 34 Lake St, Forster. 6th January- 5th February – “Encounters with

Looking to love a pet!

Holiday pet sitter available I am often called upon, by word of mouth, from people who know me, and ask if I will care for the pets while they are away. So, at present, I am looking for a dog-sit

Secrets of successful writers!

Annette Marfording

Annette will give a lunch talk at 1pm October 18 at Taree Library. Join Annette Marfording (, former Program Director of the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival and creator of a radio program on Australian writers and their work, as she talks about the value of reading Australian literature

Grapefruit Glut

We are over run with grapefruit! It seems many people are on medication which prohibits eating grapefruits. Please send ideas of what to do with our grapefruit. We have enough marmalade. Or if you’d like some grapefruit, contact this paper!

Party Pumpkins on Parade

  Calling all pumpkins! Wingham Farmers’ Markets on the first Saturday in June want your best pumpkin . . .  carved, cooked, decorated, dancing and singing. Prizes for the best looking, best tasting, and the biggest pumpkin. Fun for All.

Creating Healthy Soil Workshop

You are invited to attend a one-day workshop, sponsored by LLS Hunter and presented by MOGG (Manning Organic Gardening Group). The workshop has been made possible through a Community Education Grant provided by Hunter LLS with funding from the Australian

We know where … but who? when?

Melissa Callinan from the Tinonee General Store came across this photo taken outside the shop. She wonders if you know anyone in the happy group!

Wake up call – planning to burn

Contact your local Rural Fire Brigade and make an appointment with one of their local Fire Permit Officers who will inspect what you plan to burn and where, then issue a permit for the next 14 days only. Time frame