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Feedback sought on flood plans

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is seeking community input into the review of the NSW SES Great Lakes and Gloucester Local Flood Plans. The plans set out local flood risks, the effects of flooding on local communities and what the NSW SES and other authorities will do in the event of a flood. Residents […]

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Check your ponds and dams for this destructive weed

MidCoast Council weed officers are calling on all local residents to check their home aquariums and ponds after this week’s discovery of the Amazon Frogbit aquatic weed near Forster triggered an emergency response to control the spread of the weed. This is the first time Amazon Frogbit has been found in a natural area in […]

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Help build a strong regional economy

Following information sessions held across the region last month, MidCoast Council is calling for people to contribute to a Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS). Council is seeking industry, business and community representatives to take an active role in driving the development and implementation of a strategy to underpin regional economic and employment growth. “We are […]

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‘Self love’ by Claire Ince

Stroud-based blogger Claire Ince describes herself as ‘many things’. “First and foremost, she is a daughter, a sister, and a friend.  She is a university student with a great passion for all things beauty and fashion. She is an open book.” “I created this blog in early 2016 as a creative outlet. I intended to use it […]

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Do we need new sports facilities?

Does Stroud have a sporting project that needs funding? The NSW Government has announced its $100 million Regional Sports Infrastructure Fund. This fund will invest in new and existing venues to improve the participation and performance in sports at all levels. The fund objectives are to: increase the number and type of regional level sporting […]

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Official launch of local home care service

Marie Maddocks cuts the cake at the launch of the new service Stroud Community Services (SCS) was officially launched on Friday 14 July with some very special guests joining staff and community at Stroud Community Lodge. This new local service supports older people and their carers to live independently at home and be part of their community. […]

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