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bobreidSun, 19/09/2021 - 10:00pm

My neighbour Mark from across the road rang me tonight to tell me that fireflies were flying around the bush on the edge of his property, so I went up and had a look with him.

Sure enough, there they were. A few dozen bright twinkling lights flying around the scrub. They were very bright and could easily be seen from many metres away.

A couple of them were stationary, and when we had a look with a torch we could see that they were caught in spider webs.

dougkFri, 10/09/2021 - 10:07pm

The Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, announced earlier this evening.that, as of midnight tonight (Friday 10 September), the lockdown of the MidCoast local government area has been lifted.

bobreidTue, 07/09/2021 - 8:03am

This morning I received the following media release from Kate Washington, MP:


In response to the urging of local MP Kate Washington, we are pleased to announce the commencement of a covid-19 testing service for the community of Tea Gardens (and surrounds) on Thursday 9th September.

bobreidSun, 05/09/2021 - 9:45pm

Essential Energy has advised that there will be a planned power outage this Wednesday, 8 September, from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

It will affect all of North Arm Cove.

For more information call 13 20 80.

bobreidTue, 31/08/2021 - 6:13pm

MidCoast Council has completed its Draft Rural Strategy and placed it on public exhibition on its website. It is open for review and feedback until Friday 19 November 2021.

This draft strategy has been developed over the past couple of years and is based on a rigorous and systematic analysis of the issues associated with the use and protection of rural land within the MidCoast area.

Today's featured/historical article ...

mpicklesMon, 20/02/2012 - 9:24am

Migrating wader birds in the Cove

Small numbers of Bar Tailed Godwits who live in the arctic tundra of Siberia and Alaska in the Northern Hemisphere summer and in Australia during our summer have been in the cove for the past few months. In early summer there was a group of 4 and now there are 8! There are hundreds of godwits currently living in the Kooragang Island wetlands and Stockton sands after considerable effort by volunteers to preserve the habitats. The Godwits share the amazing East Asian- Australian Flyway migratory path with about 55 other wading birds. Tracking...