Those were the days!

“Old Days, Old Ways” Alex Nicol. Allen & Unwin Rrp. $29.99 Alex Nicol has is a great yarn spinner. Essentially a radio man, starting as a trainee with the ABC, then started  All Ways On A Sunday radio program for

The truth on chemical peels

Are you struggling with tired aged looking skin with too many wrinkles? As we try to appear as youthful as possible, we look to services that can help us look younger.  One of the services that stands out, for not

Panissa rice


Marine Park on pollies’ radar

It was during September last year that local diver and fisherman Greg Finn and recreational fisherman and Port Stephens Examiner columnist John Clarke met to discuss the state and effectiveness of the Port Stephens – Great Lakes Marine Park. It

Time to get growing

The heat of summer is almost over and it’s time to take back ownership of our gardens from the heat and get back into gardening during the day, kick around some autumn leaves and have the time to relax and

Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past & invest for your future. Enjoy a great hobby that lasts a lifetime. What an interesting month. We have done some more travelling to Sydney, Newcastle and Scone, and with each destination “finds” are added to our

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

Bob’s coming for a cuppa, and you’re invited!

In April The Bob Brown Foundation is leading a convoy to drive from Hobart to the Galilee Basin, west of Mackay, in a showdown to stop the Adani mine. And he hopes concerned Aussies will drive with him. There will be

Stop Adani Car Convoy Itinerary

– Subject to change Wednesday 17th April 2019 – Hobart -Devonport-Melbourne (overnight)  Public Event: Parliament Lawns / event Departure Point: TBC Thursday 18th April 2019 – Melbourne event – to Albury Public Event and Departure Point held together: venue TBC