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REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE and RECOVERING FROM FIRE

The decisions we make about how we manage our land will tell a story for years to come. Most landholders would agree that they want their land to be healthy; I, at least, have never met a farmer or property owner who wants their property to degrade and lose ecological or financial value.  But do […]

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Beware OF BUSHFIRE CHARITIES FUND RAISING AND POSSIBLE SCAMS.

It seems many people have made generous donations of goods/clothes/food etc. But there are stories of some pushy “do gooders” going to halls and public spaces and demanding to set up a charity goods supply outlet. Well intentioned perhaps, but they are demanding free space for large quantities of donated goods using the certifications of […]

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A REMINDER!

21 ENGINEER SUPPORT TROOP VIETNAM REUNION AT FORSTER TUNCURRY 31 August to 4 September 2020. For more details, contact Walter. . . 0408 606 839

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CHARITY HORSE RIDE

Marg and Gordon Higgins who own a horse breeding farm at Mount George are hosting a fund raising horse ride to aid the Mount George RFS Saturday May 2. Staring at 10am. Bring your horse and join the fun. Two and a half scenic hours, $25 per rider. $40 per family.  Food and Refreshments for […]

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A TOUCH OF GREEN, A GIFT OF HOPE

A sudden shimmer of brilliant green in a dark sea of lost trees. Small green leaves unfurling; defiant, strong. Bringing Hope. Renewal. Life. We start again. Wiser, stronger, united.  Related PostsWhat low life has done this?

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The Manning On Toast

Do you want to be able to speak to every person at a function with confidence or deliver that great speech at your child’s wedding? Are you the type of person that the researchers at Psychology world Today say would rather be in the coffin, than delivering the eulogy at a funeral?  If you suffer […]

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Koalas in Care inc.

KOALAS IN CARE INC is a non-profit organisation and a registered charity run by volunteers and has no paid employees. Licensed by the Office of Environment & Heritage, our operational area covers approximately 843 000 hectares across three Local Government Areas – Greater Taree, Gloucester and over half of Great Lakes. This vast area contains […]

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A message from Ulani, my younger granddaughter

To all my loyal readers, friends and community – Thank you for your input, support and wishes. May the coming year, indeed decade, bring a new reckoning of what is valuable and truly important in life – family, friends, our environment, habitat and wildlife. Here’s to the hope that as a community we can all pull […]

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Apology to Len Roberts

An article in the July/August 2018 edition of this paper, entitled “Land Council Revolt – Roberts asked to go” alleged that Mr Roberts had engaged in certain wrongful conduct as CEO of the Karuah Local Aboriginal Land Council including failing to account for the sale proceeds of Land Council land. Also, the article raised a […]

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OUR OTHER FAMILY

The loss of a beloved pet is a pain and an on going ache. Years of familiar patterns of behaviour, their quirks, their loyalty, their mischieviousness, their companionship ended, carves a hole in your life.   Everywhere you look you glimpse the remembered sight of them, wandering and sniffing in the garden, lying in the […]

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Here’s A new fundraiser for motorcycling enthusiasts!

Spectrum Support, Australia’s leading not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting those living with  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and creating greater awareness of ASD across the broader community, has launched an innovative new fundraiser weekend getaway for motorcycling enthusiasts. The fundraiser, called ‘The Great Weekender’, involves a three day motorcycle ride that will see riders […]

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Umpires wanted

THE MANNING CRICKET UMPIRES’ ASSOCIATION IS LOOKING FOR CRICKET UMPIRES FOR THEIR LOCAL CRICKET COMPETITION The Manning River District Umpires’ & Scorers’ Association (MRDCU&SA) facilitates training courses on the Laws of Cricket for prospective umpires across the Manning. Umpiring is open to men and women of all ages and stages of life. Umpires range from […]