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mpicklesSat, 14/12/2019 - 8:05am

The Community Garden Group celebrated the end of the year with a lively gathering of old and new members. They are are putting forward a submission for a new tank to be used by the Community Centre including the garden. The prolonged droughts over the last few years in the spring and summer periods have meant that water scarce. This year it is more limiting for the garden. The price of veges in the shops has rised dramaticly with chokos now more than $7 a kilo. The Garden grows sustainable crops so that there are always greens...

mpicklesSat, 14/12/2019 - 7:53am

The end of year meeting of the 355 Hall Committee celebrated more than 20 years of service by Maureen Kelly and Moira Hooper as they confirmed thier resignations to move onto new lives. A painting of the hall by Julie Savage who has recently left the Cove was presented by Maureen Kelly and depicts the original founding members cleaning the hall and lighting a fire. They will be both missed for thier determination and persistence over the years and of course the annual events which were enjoyed by many in the Cove.

The new Committee...

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mpicklesTue, 10/12/2019 - 8:30am

Results of the Community Survey are in and a draft community plan has been sent to the Community Engagement Team at MCC and also discussed at the Southern Area Regerence Group.

There were 73 responses from households and 196 residents which is a significant sample of the 260 households of permanent and others living in the Cove.

Council has agreed that there will be progress on Heros Beach facilities and landscaping...

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mpicklesMon, 09/12/2019 - 11:29am

MCC is providing all residents with the option of dropping off green waste at the Tea Gardens Waste Management Centre till December 24 2019

Location: Winta Road, Tea Gardens NSW 2324
Phone: 02 4997 2287

Hours of Operation

Monday & Wednesday 12 noon to 4pm
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8am to 12 noon
Sunday 12 noon to 4:00pm
Public Holidays Open all
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mpicklesMon, 09/12/2019 - 7:05am

MCC has provided an updated map of Council owned properties in the North Arm Cove area.

The map was requested to identify areas that may have conservation potential, however also provides other possibilities.

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mpicklesMon, 09/12/2019 - 5:57am

NACRA members have provided $1000 towards essential fire equipement for the local fire brigade as a donatin of thanks from the community for the hard work so far and what looks to be a continuing battle over summer. Jim Parnell President and Lyn Mckee Treasurer presented the donation to John Aaltonen.

Our brigade members have been very busy volunteering with other brigades over the last 2 months in protecting property and working to reduce the fires, Our...

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dougkSun, 01/12/2019 - 12:44am

It's Christmas time in the Cove once more.
Sing along with North Arm Cove's own Christmas song ...

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mpicklesThu, 28/11/2019 - 6:45am

Landcare and Midcoast Council along with NSW Land Services provided a workshop on Harmony with Habitat with Mat Bell Senior Ecologist MCC and Scott Meier BARRC Bush Regeneration at the Community Centre 22 November.

Over 45 residents and locals from Hawkes Nest and Newcastle areas attended. Understanding and assessing habitat health was explained by Matt Bell. We live in a very diverse and healthy area, with rare pockets of littoral rainforest and populations of rare and endangered species such as Notable threatened species include koalas, glossy black-cockatoos, squirrel gliders, powerful owls, swift parrots, wallum froglets and white-bellied...

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mpicklesMon, 20/02/2012 - 9:24am

Migrating wader birds in the Cove

Small numbers of Bar Tailed Godwits who live in the arctic tundra of Siberia and Alaska in the Northern Hemisphere summer and in Australia during our summer have been in the cove for the past few months. In early summer there was a group of 4 and now there are 8! There are hundreds of godwits currently living in the Kooragang Island wetlands and Stockton sands after considerable effort by volunteers to preserve the habitats. The Godwits share the amazing East Asian- Australian Flyway migratory path with about 55 other wading birds. Tracking...

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