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No happy ending

By TANIA PHILLIPS THE fate of one of Port Macquarie’s best-known former tourism attractions remains up in the air months after it went on the...

City ties across the miles

THE ties between Port Macquarie-Hastings and its Japanese Sister City Handa were strengthened last week, thanks to a visit from some special students. A delegation...

The walk of their lives

ALZHEIMER’S Australia and the Heart Foundation have teamed up to highlight how the simple act of walking can help people reduce their risk of...

McGovern hat-trick seals Port win

By TANIA PHILLIPS PORT United continued their run of good form on Saturday when they took on the fourth-placed Taree Wildcats at Omaru Park...

Bins not yet at tipping point

KEEP using your old bins until the start of the new council waste collection service on 1 September that’s the advice to residents across...

Boxed up happiness

CHRISTMAS may still be a months away but that doesn’t mean Santa’s Little Helpers aren’t already out and about. Operation Christmas Child is a worldwide...

Planting gets into the spirit

STUDENTS across Port Macquarie got into the spirit of National Tree Day for Schools with a little help from their friends. Friday was National Tree...

Careers on display

SIXTY exhibitors have taken part in the annual year 12 Careers Expo at Camden Haven High School on Thursday 24 July. The event was organised...

Orchids dancing for Joy

By TANIA PHILLIPS FOR the second year in a row, a Kendall nursery is set to be one of the major drawcards at a major...

Students drawn to help

THE good deeds of students often go unnoticed. Dozens of young people from the high schools in Port Macquarie volunteered many hours of their...

Salute to citizenship

ELEVEN Port Macquarie-Hastings residents became Australian citizens late last week in a formal ceremony conducted by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. Mayor Peter Besseling presented the new...

Boat signs launched

NEW boating safety signage will be installed at Westport Park and 39 other priority boat ramps across NSW in a project to increase boating...

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