Tomato time!

Tomatoes are one of the most popular home-grown vegies of all and it’s fair to say that once you’ve tasted a tomato you’ve grown yourself-there’s no turning back!  Wikipedia claims that close to 170.8 million tonnes of tomatoes were grown worldwide

You Beaut Winter Bream

Our fishing guru, John “Stinker” Clarke, recommends finding the best late winter, first of spring, white bream. This is the time of year to head to the beach in the mornings and evenings to chase a winter bream on a

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone!

All of us who have a driver’s licence, especially those who have had it for some time, probably take it for granted.  Some of you may have had the odd speeding offence, where you lost some demerit points, but the

GET A LIFE, SIR!

With all that goes on at MidCoast Council one would like to think that a very senior member of Council would have better things to do than to patrol around the electorate complaining and telling libraries, the airport, and certain

DIG GLOUCESTER

DIG GLOUCESTER GARDEN ART EXHIBITION GLOUCESTER SOILDERS CLUB  Artists, including floral artists, and handy craft exponents, are invited to exhibit their products, demonstrate their skills, showcase their creations and sell their wares at this exhibition. Sat 13 – Sun 14 October

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Re:  Your article “Welcome to our new GM!” Dear Editor You inspired me to write to the new GM of MidCoast Council, Mr Adrian Panuccio.  I recently made the move from North Sydney Council area where Council listens to the

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Dear Editor… Please see below details of the sale of Masters at Heatherbrae for $12.30 million. How our Council can reckon their purchase of Masters at Taree is worth $25 million is beyond me! I think a property the size

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COUNCIL NOW ACCOUNTABLE FOR BARRINGTON COAST DECISION. Dear Editor, MidCoast Council, in my view, has acted defiantly and contrary to their “Engaging Our Community Policy” in deciding to proceed with the Barrington Coast Tourism Campaign in circumstances where it was

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Dear Editor, No Overnight Stays at the Brush I would like to endorse the sentiments expressed by Tony Ryan published in your newspaper in relation to Overnight Stays in the reserve adjacent to the Wingham Brush. MidCoast Council has a

Land Council Revolt – Roberts asked to go

There weren’t a lot of them. But the Karuah Land Council packed a punch when they finally decided to kick out their CEO Len Roberts. Recently over 40 angry members of the Karuah Local Aboriginal Land Council gathered at their

Welcome To The Barrington Coast!

And, if you want to know where that is . . . ask our council.   Over the past four months, Council has had a team of consultants working on a branding strategy to attract tourists to the MidCoast area.

MidCoast roads are killing us!

MidCoast Council will be spending $100 million dollars on our roads over the next four years. However, almost $88 million of that pool will be spent on only 8 roads. Those roads are: Road Expenditure The Lakes Way $22 M