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tonyhThu, 10/08/2017 - 12:33pmVoyager - Wikipedia Artists Impression

Our village celebrates 50 years of community support on this day this year. But did you know that this same day is also the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Voyager 2 spacecraft?

Scientists realised in the 1960s that the outer planets would be perfectly aligned in the late 70s for a single probe to to visit them all. Two satelites were built, but Voyager 2 was the first to be launched - on August 20th 1977.

Voyager 2 travelled about 640,000,000 km over two years to its first encounter which was Jupiter. It continued on to...

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tonyhThu, 10/08/2017 - 9:46am

I've seen it! This is a wonderful booklet and the result of hundreds of hours of painstaking research and writing by its author, our very own Doug Kohlhoff, with contributions from many members of our community. Beautifully written and presented. A fabulous look at our village, its history and its people.

It will be officially launched at the 20th August commemoration celebration at the Hall. Meanwhile, I thoroughly recommend everyone in the village considers getting a copy for their family, friends and relatives to check out what North Arm Cove is all about.

You can order your copy...

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tonyhTue, 08/08/2017 - 7:03pm

We understand that there is to be a second directions hearing in the Land and Environment Court on September 1st. This is platform provided for the two parties, the owner of the land and the MidCoast Council, to convince the court that they have reconciled differences and agreed to a path toward future co-operation so that further legal process is not necessary.

As you will know, on the insistance of the court, the owner, Mr Lee, appointed a 'go-between'...

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jaybeeTue, 08/08/2017 - 5:14pm

Like trying to solve all issues , we first need to be sure of where the blockage exists , then resolve the way to unblock it. CLEARLY the common blockage point for our Community to gain permission in order to be able to achieve construction is the CONSENT AUTHORITY which has blocked our efforts for so many years now. That Consent Authority has been the Great Lakes Council who now control the three Merged Councils that have become Mid Coast Council , still based in Forster .

More volunteers needed.
dougkSun, 06/08/2017 - 8:32pm

Our new, wider, ride-on mower has arrived. The new shed is in place behind the Hall. Nine locals have already received the required induction training - last Tuesday (1 August) from MidCoast Council's Steve Howard. This new mower is being shared with Carrington and its larger size will certainly make the work of mowing the village's reserves a much easier task.

Nine volunteers trained is a good start but what we really need is a few more willing hands...

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schMon, 31/07/2017 - 12:46pm

Although i am now an ex-resident, I still take a keen interest in the happenings at NAC. As a boat ramp has been a No.1 priority for residents since Adam was a pup, maybe the time has come to take matters into your own hands. I suggest that NACRA appoint a person(s) to gain individual quotes for the installation of a boat ramp at Medina Bay. I have no doubt that the cost will be less that Council's estimate. When the new council is elected it may be possible to gain approval to go ahead, albeit with Council acting as project manager. Am I living in LaLa Land?

siriusMon, 31/07/2017 - 10:40am

Former Greater Taree City Councillor, Peter Epov, today called for an independent review of the MidCoast amalgamation saying that he has serious reservations about the success of the amalgamation experiment, and the ability of the new Council to effectively service the ratepayers and residents of the new Local Government Area.

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dougkFri, 28/07/2017 - 11:05am

Some positive news that this morning (Friday 20 July) Soil Conservation Service has commenced implementation of sediment and erosion control measures on the Fame Cove-Bundabah site. This work is one step in a wider process to address the many significant issues resulting from past actions undertaken on this site. These actions had led to several court actions initiated by Council and State Government departments.

Earlier this month Brett Peterkin, the consultant engaged by the site owner (LDF enterprises) met with representatives from Bundabah, Pindimar and North Arm Cove to explain his role in more detail and the actions being...

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dougkSun, 02/08/2015 - 9:35pm

As we continue to campaign for improved telecommunications in the Cove it is worth remembering that this local struggle began many years ago. But before relating a bit of that history here is a quick question:

How many permanent residents do you think would have lived in our North Arm Cove village back in 1968?

10? 20? 50? 100? more?

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