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Neatly packaged care

April 23, 2021 Darrell Croker

Aberdeen’s Carole Johnston recently assembled 489 care packages that will hopefully reach Australian troops in the Far East, including the Sinai, Egypt and Syria, to coincide with Anzac Day.

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Taking the initiative

April 14, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

Club Taree CEO Paul Allan was born, bred and educated in the Manning Valley before setting off to live and work in some amazing destinations. He is now firmly ensconced back in his hometown and making a significant contribution to his community.

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Fostering unconditional love

April 14, 2021 Lizzie Snedden

On first meeting, Melissa Hunt’s bright eyes draw you in. Then you notice her beautiful smile. However, once you get chatting, you realise it is her warm heart and open mind that make her one of the Manning’s most valued treasures.

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Upside to Down

April 07, 2021 Lizzie Snedden

Molly Drinkwater recently took to a stage and in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 peers proudly declared “people with Down syndrome have hopes, dreams and interests … just like you.”

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Putting Others First

April 06, 2021 Kaylene Maretich

At St Therese’s Primary School in New Lambton, many of us have family or friends who were affected by the bushfires of 2019-2020, COVID restrictions and the associated job losses, and more recently, flooding rains.

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Old and new adapt to the day

March 31, 2021 Darrell Croker

Returning gifted education students regrouped Wednesday 17 March to kickstart an adaptations concept and meet their new Virtual Academy teacher, Bianca Sibert. 

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Backflips at Booragul on bullying behaviour

March 29, 2021 Libby Lucas

St Paul’s Catholic College, Booragul is encouraging its students to say “no way to bullying.

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Schools return to normal operations

March 24, 2021 Gerard Mowbray

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle wishes to advise that all diocesan schools will return to normal operations from tomorrow, Thursday, 25 March 2021.