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UPDATE: Mark achieves his first goal

Stroud’s Mark Greenham has reached the first milestone in his quest to walk again. In less than a week Mark’s family, friends and community have helped him reach his initial fundraising target of $10,000 to help him pay for intensive therapy that may give him the chance to walk. Mark’s wife Jackie reports: “Mark is […]

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Meet the candidates

With council elections are just a few weeks away this is your opportunity to meet the people who want to represent you on MidCoast Council. The session is this Monday 21 August at the Gloucester Soldiers Club from 7pm.  Hosted by Gloucester Chamber of Commerce.

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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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