Yacht near Broughton Island distress call

At about 10pm on Friday 20 March, 2015 police responded to a distress call from EPIRB on a yacht off the coast near Broughton Island. Weather conditions were 35 knot winds and 2m seas. Police responded from Nelson Bay water police and located the vessel floundering in the large swells. The vessel was secured and

An Oyster Easter at Karuah waterfront

Cole Bros Oysters is a family based business who are famous for growing Sydney rock oysters in the traditional stick and tray method, and are always happy to give customers a run down to the way they grow and harvest. They are dedicated to supplying top quality fresh oysters, both wholesale and

Author Patricia Brown speaking at Forster Library

Great Lakes Council's Forster Library Service will host author Patricia Brown speaking on her book "Recovery" on Tuesday 5 May, starting at 7pm. After the loss of a loved one, some people lose even more. They lose the art of living. They “shut down” because of overwhelming sadness and confusion. They

Motorfest at Hawks Nest proved exceptional for 2015

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Motor Club’s ‘lucky’ 13th annual Motorfest turned out to be one of the club’s most successful events yet. Organisers said that on Saturday 7 March the weather was perfect for their annual car show, held at Myall Oval Hawks Nest. More than 300 vehicles and motorcycles were on display