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Witness the delicate crafting and decorating of cakes with baking experts.
Witness the delicate crafting and decorating of cakes with baking experts.

Halfway creek markets

What: Take a break during your Sunday drive and enjoy delicious good, stalls and car booters with local produce, raffles, home made jams and chutneys, plants, jewellery, arts and crafts and bric-a-brac. The local Rural Fire Brigade will also be there with free fire information. New stall holders are welcome, call 6649 4432.

Where: Halfway creek on the corner of the Pacific highway and Kungala Road, opposite the rose nursery.

When: Sunday, September 3 from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

From our place, exhibition

What: From our place: an exhibition from NSW Aboriginal Cultural centres is a NSW state tour being run through nine Aboriginal owned cultural facilities who have drawn from their collections. "Unlike other states, there is no real uniformity or genre of Aboriginal community owned cultural facilities in NSW,” Gumbaynggir artist Alison Williams said.

Where: Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

When: Opening Thursday, September 7 at 5.30pm through to Saturday, November 4.

Cake demonstration day

What: The Coffs Coast District Cake and Sugar Artists of NSW are inviting community members to their Annual Demonstration Day. Attendees will be able to witness the delicate crafting and decorating of cakes with baking experts Christine Kerr and Tina Thornhill. Lunch, morning and afternoon teas and prizes will be available. Call Vicki Vaughan on 0403214087 to book your ticket before September 4.

Where: The Salvation Army Hall, 40 Mastracolas Rd.

When: Saturday, September 9 from 9.30am.

The Advocate's fresh new look online

We have updated the presentation of The Coffs Coast Advocate website today to enhance your online reading experience.

Today sees the launch of a new look Advocate website

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The rezoning of the land will potentially enable around 33 new houses, a 6,100m2 commercial centre which will include a medical centre, and a 4,600m2 motel site with a restruarant/cafe and pool.

Medical centre, motel and dozens of new houses if plans are approved

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