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tonyhSun, 12/06/2016 - 10:43am

Jim Pegram - 1936 to 2016

"I can see clearly now the rain is gone

I can see all obstacles in my way

Gone are the dark clouds that had me down

It's gonna be a bright bright sunhinin' day."

These are the words of the Jimmy Cliff song that played out at the finale of Jim Pegram's funeral which was held the Newcastle Memorial Park last Friday.

James Arthur Pegram was born on the 30th August 1936. His son Grant told us...

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susancFri, 28/08/2015 - 6:19am

A man now in his nineties, Jim Clayton is a wonderful example of a life well-lived.

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susancFri, 14/08/2015 - 3:46pm

She loves to laugh, she loves to share meals with friends, she loves to work, and she loves Jim.  You can’t be with Emma long before you see how she blends all these things together in her lovely, open, happy personality.

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susancMon, 03/08/2015 - 9:11am

She knows most of the people in the Cove, and has probably written about most of us in the great 12-page local paper, the Cove News.  But many of us don’t know much more than that about the remarkable woman her friends call Mo - Maureen Kelly OAM.

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susancWed, 22/07/2015 - 2:02pm

Umi  Freeman is a woman who has seemed to live happily in two worlds her whole life.  And , whichever world she happens to be in, she is equally at home, and sees everything as ‘just lovely’. 

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susancSun, 19/07/2015 - 1:06am

If you were to meet Eve today, you would find a tiny woman with an amazing store of memories.  Eve loves to talk, and her life story gives a taste of worlds most of us just read about in history books.

The eldest of six children Eve grew up in South Wales, in a mining village called Cymmar near Port Albert.  Her Dad, Fred, was an overman and as such commanded the respect of the village, but on Saturday night he loved to go to the local pub where he could be one of the lads, earning his drinks by playing the piano.

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tonyhTue, 14/07/2015 - 10:19am

An interesting life story? An interesting time in your life? An interesting person you met or knew? An interesting adventure or event - small or big? Or do you know someone else who has? Something you or they would be happy to share. Susan Carter will write up your story and, with your approval, post it for our web site readers to enjoy. Contact Susan on 4997 3395.

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susancMon, 13/07/2015 - 1:45pm

Who are the people in our neighbourhood?

Doctor Who, in the TV series, makes an important claim: 

The Doctor: [Pointing to frozen Abigail Pettigrew] Who's she?

Kazran Sardick: Nobody important.

The Doctor: Nobody important? Blimey, that's amazing. You know that in nine hundred years of time and space and I've never met anybody who wasn't important before.

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