Mind Body Soul – The Benefits Of Crystals

Dating back to as early as the stone age, crystals have been used for many purposes including to promote healing, ease the busy mind, even bring wealth into the home.  What is it about crystals that has kept us fascinated


This comment was posted on this paper’s website (www.manningcommunity news.com) in response to last month’s article “Whither Wingham”) TO THE EDITOR  Email: simon-kath@XXXXXXX URL: xxxxxxx Comment: “Interesting article. It’s easy to criticise but really what have you done personally to contribute

Loss of Tallwoods Pioneer

Vale: William Raymond Richardson (Bill) 17 April 1942 – 11 July 2019 Tallwoods Village pioneer and developer Bill Richardson passed away on July 11, 2019 after a short period in hospital. Richardson was a well known character, thought leader and


Every family has its secrets . . . But it’s been a shock when no-one in the family ever knew that the quiet retired local butcher, Stan Roberts, (related to our editor) was a war hero. The first we knew

Leslie Allan Murray AO

With the passing of local legend, and internationally acclaimed poet, Les Murray, we ask, what fitting tribute could we give to establish some kind of local commemoration of him? With the passing of local legend, and internationally acclaimed poet, Les


This was the first headline used on the front page of the first edition of the Manning Community News. June 2015 There was concern for the future of Wingham, businesses struggling, a lack of imagination and progress. Hello? Here we

Help At Hand Here for New Mothers!

Meet Shelley McClure MidCoast “Mama to the mummas”! The common saying goes “It takes a village to raise a child” but I believe it also takes a village to support a Mother and family, especially in the early days, weeks

Pursuing a Movie Dream!

It takes a lot of guts, energy, money and faith to make your own feature film!  But MidCoast couple Graham and Chris Mansfield have done just that! Written, funded and produced a feature film, The Ghindaring.  The story takes place

Searching for a new look?

If it’s time for a change and you want something dramatic – try a new hair colour! Changing your hair colour is never an easy decision. Usually clients will be looking through a plethora of magazines to find that one

The secret society of Luderick hunters

In an annual procession, that has been happening for as long as I can recall, luderick (sometimes called Black Fish) and bream follow the mullet on their northern spawning run along the beaches and into the estuaries. Named “ground fish”


Pinch of Nom by Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone is published by Bluebird, RRP$39.99 and is available in all good bookstores. This is a good winter warmer dish that combines the gentle heat of Cuban spices with tender beef, which

Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past and invest for your family’s future. Enjoy a great hobby that lasts a lifetime. Collecting brings you joy, knowledge and an understanding of how far our society has come and where we have come from. Thank you