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siriusSat, 25/08/2018 - 6:38pm

A large crowd of mostly perplexed MidCoast residents were present at Council's meeting on Wednesday 22 August. The vast majority of these residents were expressing their support for a recission motion aimed at overturning a contentious decision from Council's last meeting.

In July, by just 6 votes to 5, Council chose "Barrington Coast" as the "destination name" for the MidCoast region. After a truncated discussion last Wednesday, the recission motion was put and lost. That means this area's destination name is now officially to be the "Barrington Coast".

Invitation
jennylSat, 11/08/2018 - 8:30pm

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Family Research Group celebrates National Family History Month for Australia & NZ on Monday 20th with a free talk - William (Bill) Pearce - DEFEATING FATE : How a badly injured fireman saved his train! - THORNTON - 4th December 1905 - (an ancestor of Bill!) "The Great Act of Bravery on Australian Soil"

Shop 3 /209 Myall Street, Tea Gardens 11a.m. - Monday 20th August 2018
We are hoping for RSVP by Monday 13 August - Tea & Coffee available
Email: teagardensfrg@gmail.com

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siriusTue, 31/07/2018 - 11:32pm

Dramatic scenes this evening (Tuesday 31 July) when a spectacular fire destroyed the building which is fondly known to locals as "The Rock".

Intended as a theme park when it was built many years ago by the Leyland Brothers, it looked like a mini Ayers Rock/Uluru and became a familiar landmark to travellers on the Pacific Highway. It has long been a favourite stopping point for truckies, buses and holiday makers.

For Cove dwellers it has also been much appreciated as the handiest spot for buying fuel, newspapers and milk.

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tonyhSun, 29/07/2018 - 5:35pm

Gary Sylvaney's Report on the MCC and Tea Gardens/Hawkes Nest Chambers Vibrant Spaces Program

Held 12:30 PM Thursday 26th. July 2018.

Whilst the subject of the meeting did not directly affect NAC, I accepted an invitation as an opportunity to gain further insight and understanding of our Councils progress since the amalgamation and restructuring. I was not disappointed. The objective of VIBRANT SPACES is to increase tourism and customer numbers throughout the municipalities shopping precincts by making footpaths outside businesses attractive, interesting and inviting. The concept grew out of the experience of Taree in 1997 when the Pacific...

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tonyhSun, 08/07/2018 - 10:54am

Some residents may not be aware that behind the bus shelter in Eastslope Way is a 4000 lt water tank fed from the old bus shelter roof. The water contained is used to hand water selected plants in Casuarina Reserve. But most importantly, it provides a reliable source of water for our Rural Fire Brigade. The tank has a special Stortz fitting that enables a fire truck to quickly connect to it to refill its tank.

The original guttering had corroded away allowing the water to go to waste. Last Thursday, MidCoast Council fitted new guttering to the shelter....

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dougkSun, 17/06/2018 - 1:02pm

We’re progressively upgrading playgrounds across the region, focusing on modern facilities that are customised and offer durability specific to their location, explained Dan Aldridge, MidCoast Council’s Manager, Community Spaces, Recreation and Trades.  This comment was made while announcing that, commencing this week, MidCoast Council’s parks team "will be undertaking a revamp of an existing playground in the village of Limeburners Creek with removal of the worn play equipment".

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tonyhFri, 01/06/2018 - 4:17pm

MidCoast Council has today announced the appointment of its new General Manager. He is Adrian Panuccio who served as Chief Operating Officer and Acting General Manager for North Sydney Council.

You can read more about Mr Panuccio through this link to the Council's website - http://www.midcoast.nsw.gov.au/News-Media/New-General-Manager-for-MidCoa...

Tony Hann

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tonyhTue, 08/05/2018 - 9:40pm

Not so many months ago and in the times of the Great Lakes Council, a considerable sum was spent conducting a survey of storm water drainage in our village. A plan was developed to address the many issues of drainage and flooding. Some work has been done but much remains outstanding. NACRA has done a new survey of the current drainage situation and the report can be seen below.

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tonyhTue, 08/05/2018 - 6:17pm

UPDATED ARTICLE

From the MidCoast Council website:

28 May to 1 June

Place waste out on 26 May - not before!!

Collection area - Nerong to North of the bridge into Karuah, Pindimar, Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest including all households in this area receiving waste services Monday to Thursday

Two types of waste in separate piles. Each pile no larger than 2 cubic metres, i.e a 7x4 trailer.

Remember - each pile must be no larger than 2 cubic metres and illegal items may result...

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tonyhWed, 11/04/2018 - 12:22pm

From Gary Sylvaney, NACRA President

Residents should be aware of the generalised nature of the following information in relation to On Site Sewerage Management Systems in the Mid Coast Council area. All repairs or modifications must be approved before any work is commenced. A Council Application Form is attached to this article for downloading.

Remember, if repairs or up grades are required to your system, Council Approval must be obtained before any work is commenced.

By email, from Jess Hickson, Environment Officer, MidCoast Council, to Gary Sylvaney 21/2/2018

Regarding...

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