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Sun, 21/07/2024 - 05:34

PASSIONATE about promoting awareness around the precariousness of our oceans, the Gowings events team has created the EcoART Challenge competition. The challenge was set to local schools to create eco-friendly masterpieces to the theme of ‘The Ocean and its Marine Life’. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message...

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Sun, 21/07/2024 - 04:43

VANDALS have caused damage to property of the Coffs Harbour branch of the Country Women Association (CWA). Members were saddened to arrive at their rooms in Dalley Street to find a sign and brand-new fence had been vandalised. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us...

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Sun, 21/07/2024 - 05:37

SIX-YEAR-OLD Grace from Coffs Harbour is asking the community to help spread the word about a gold ring she’s found and is hoping to return to its owner. Grace and her parents were walking with visiting family, taking them over Muttonbird Island to see the migrating whales, on Thursday 11 June at around noon. Advertise...

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Fri, 19/07/2024 - 05:21

COUNCIL will report on applying a ‘Special Protected Areas’ framework to the Coffs-Clarence catchment which mirrors the WaterNSW model to protect Sydney’s water catchment areas. Greens councillor Jonathan Cassell tabled the notice of motion at City of Coffs Harbour’s July 11 meeting, which passed unanimously. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it...

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Fri, 19/07/2024 - 19:07

VOLUNTEERS from Marine Rescue Woolgoolga have assisted three people stranded at Anemone Bay, North Solitary Island after their 5.3 metre vessel succumbed to a flat battery last Friday. Volunteer radio operators at Marine Rescue Wooli took a call for assistance from a skipper who could not restart his boat twelve kilometres from the mainland. Advertise...

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Fri, 19/07/2024 - 05:14

BUILDING on last year’s record attendance, the region’s iconic Timber Festival returns to Glenreagh on Saturday 27 July. Last year’s event attracted close to 9000 people, with organisers hoping to exceed that number next Saturday. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us – (02) 4981...

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Thu, 18/07/2024 - 05:48

A FUN day of bowls hosted by Urunga Bowling Club has culminated in a grand total of $1,500 being raised for the Pink Silks Trust (PST). The Charity Gala Day of bowls on Thursday 30 May brought together 22 teams from South West Rocks to Woolgoolga. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth...

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Fri, 19/07/2024 - 05:23

THE Yurruungga Aboriginal Corporation has been granted $1.1 million over four years to consult about the impact of tourism on the newly-announced Bellinger Valley Indigenous Protected Area (IPA). The Bellinger Valley location is one of twelve new IPA areas announced by the Federal Government last week. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth...

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Thu, 18/07/2024 - 05:45

SCORES of young people gathered for the Naru Goori Groms NAIDOC Fun Day at Coffs Harbour’s Jetty Beach last Wednesday, participating in pursuits promoting healthy living and well-being. The day revolved around three core activities: learning to surf, touch football and playing the didgeridoo. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for...

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Thu, 18/07/2024 - 05:42

COMMUNITY Garden champions Peter Lewis and Linda Woodrow educated and entertained an enthusiastic group of budding gardeners at Northside Community Garden (NCG) in Bellingen on Sunday 14 July. The two-hour interactive workshop on resilient gardening demonstrated and discussed how to set your food garden up for success through summer, with a particular emphasis on using...

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