Coffs Coast News

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Tue, 21/05/2024 - 17:16

TWO special information briefings will be held for people considering putting their hand up to serve as a City of Coffs Harbour councillor. Local government elections will be held across the state on 14 September. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us – (02) 4981...

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Sun, 19/05/2024 - 13:00

AT TIMES when a community is grieving it can be difficult to know what to say and to whom to say it. In light of recent tragic deaths within the Coffs Coast community, News Of The Area spoke with local ‘death doula’ Rani Foreman about navigating grief and loss. Advertise with News of The Area...

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Sun, 19/05/2024 - 13:09

A WAR veteran and a CrossFit coach have banded together to launch ‘Sawtell Men’, a free support group for men involving regular exercise on the beach then coffee and a chat. The purpose of the group is to better each other’s lives by encouraging great conversations and meeting up on a regular basis for a...

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Sun, 19/05/2024 - 12:36

BURNT out and traumatised by corporate bullying, Helen Lambert met the news that she’d been made redundant with an open mind. Living in Balmain in Sydney’s Inner West, the onset of pandemic lockdowns in 2020 saw her role in employee engagement – often involving live events – shut down. Advertise with News of The Area...

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Sun, 19/05/2024 - 13:07

OZFISH Unlimited, Australia’s fishing conservation charity, in collaboration with NSW DPI Fisheries, is spearheading a cleanup campaign for Bonville Creek on Saturday May 18, 2024. Recreational anglers are invited to join hands in this worthy cause to keep the local waterways clean and free of rubbish. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth...

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Fri, 17/05/2024 - 06:20

THE Community Union Defense League (CUDL) and the Australian Communist Party will collaborate for a rally on May 19 at Coffs Central Square to call for action on the ongoing housing crisis in the region. The rally, being held in the aim of galvanising everyday citizens in the battle against the housing crisis, is part...

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Fri, 17/05/2024 - 06:25

CITY of Coffs Harbour will seek to run a poll to determine the community’s feelings on the potential redevelopment of the Jetty Foreshores precinct. It was resolved at the 9 May meeting that Council apply to the Electoral Commission of NSW to run a poll in conjunction with the Coffs Harbour local government elections on...

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Fri, 17/05/2024 - 06:31

CITY of Coffs Harbour will formally call on the NSW Government to replace the State-owned footbridge at Moonee Beach. The timer bridge was closed to the public in November 2022 after it was found to be unstable and a public safety risk. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business....

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Fri, 17/05/2024 - 06:18

LOCAL conservationists are dismayed by the clearing of what they say was a vital koala corridor in the development of the Coffs Harbour Bypass. A local resident provided News Of The Area with photos taken of bypass tree cleaning on the south-eastern side of the Englands Road roundabout, claiming the site to be core koala...

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Fri, 17/05/2024 - 06:23

‘RAIN supreme’ was the witty motto quipped and adopted by the Mid North Coast Hot Rod Club (MNCHR) during the club’s 23rd annual ‘Lazy Winter Run’ in Woolgoolga last weekend. It was a solidly wet weekend for the club’s major event of the year, but not even torrential rain could take away from the colour...

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