Backyard Bushcare is coming to Pacific Palms

Backyard Bushcare is coming to Pacific Palms MidCoast Council has successfully secured a $100,000 grant from the NSW Government's Environmental Trust for a three year bushland protection program for the Pacific Palms area. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE "Thanks to Council's Environmental Special Rate, we have leverage to obtain grant funding from the

Man dead after car crash at Bobs Farm Port Stephens

Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Bobs Farm near Port Stephens early this morning. About 12.10am (Thursday 21 July 2016), emergency services were called to Nelson Bay Road, following reports of a crash. Initial investigations suggest a silver Holden Commodore was travelling north on Nelson Bay Road when it left

Port Stephens Mayor speaks out on merger possibility with Newcastle City Council

Mayor of Port Stephens Bruce MacKenzie has called on the NSW Government to show it has “courage of its convictions” by reinstating its first preference to merge Newcastle City Council and Lake Macquarie City Council and, in doing so, taking the Newcastle-Port Stephens merger proposal off the table.  “What the Government should do

Wayne Ralphs, Medowie Cyclist, lucky escape

All too often the everyday, routine schedule can lead to a kind of complacency. Unfortunately, at times, it takes a serious incident to bring a sense of appreciation and grounding back into life. For one local Medowie family, this experience recently became all too real. Wayne Ralphs is a Fly In, Fly Out

Break-in at Pindimar and Bundabah make community uneasy

Normally a very quiet area with little traffic or visitors, villages like Pindimar and Bundabah become quite busy at certain times of the year like Christmas and Easter. Cars with caravans, trailers, boats and bikes, frequent the narrow roadways visiting relatives or friends at these times enjoying the best what the