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Do you have old snaps of the Cove?

Bundabah Bay?
dougkSun, 26/07/2015 - 11:39pmNorth Arm Cove Newcastle Sun 1950 retrieved from Trove

In August 2017, the Residents Association will be celebrating its 50th anniversary! That will be 50 years of community members working together for the betterment of all of us. An achievement certainly worth celebrating.

To help the celebrations, we are looking for old photographs of the Cove and its residents. Do you (or perhaps past residents that you know) have any old photos tucked away in boxes or dusty albums? Any snaps of views, buildings, people, events? We would love to see them and use them if possible. If you do, please send me a message. Maybe you...

Orchids In Flower in the Cove

White Lady Finger Orchid
janinerSun, 26/07/2015 - 6:07pm

Lady Finger Orchids (caladenia catenata) have been in flower in the Cove since April. The plants are about 15cm tall and there is usually a single flower on a single stem. The flowers are white with a yellow tipped labellum. The plants are deciduous and die back to the ground in summer.

If you wish to see these plants, they can occasionally be seen along the bush tracks in the Cove. There are also quite a few on the western side of Cove Boulevarde south of Point Circuit.

There are also some pale pink orchids which are probably...

Join YESS for a good old 'Aussie Bush Lunch'

Annie44Sun, 26/07/2015 - 1:31pm

Join The North Arm Cove YESS Committee at their "Aussie Bush Lunch" from noon Saturday 29 August at the Community Hall.

This event is to encourage North Arm Cove families to support the YESS project, an iinitiative to provide students entering high school with a $100 grant to purchase sporting gear or equipment. It's also a jolly good excuse to get together for a hearty lunch and a fun filled afternoon.

Lunch will be...

Busy time for Stitch Gatherers Group

The 'crafty ladies' at work
Annie44Sun, 26/07/2015 - 1:06pm

The last Stitch Gatherers meeting was busy and productive, with members working on a variety of knitting, crochet and quilting projects.

Before the meeting got under way, Joan Williams read out a letter from Ronald McDonald House, thanking the group for the recent donation of knitted beanies and teddy bears. These gifts were greatly appreciated by residents, staff and volunteers. Many of the beanies donated were on display at the recent 'Biggest Morning Tea.'...

Help your community!

It is only $10!
kathkSun, 19/07/2015 - 6:27pm

It's a new financial year and already July is more than half gone! That means it is time to invest again in the future of our little Village by paying this year's membership of the Residents Association. The subscription is still only $10 a person! Please join us and help us keep the Cove a great place to live. The strength of the Association comes from its ability to represent the whole community. We need everyone's support.

Water & Sewerage for the Cove? A recycling story!

dougkemSat, 18/07/2015 - 1:29pm

We've had a bit of rain of late so perhaps our tanks are brimming or nearly full. There is no State election imminent. You would be forgiven for thinking this story is coming at the wrong time! (It's not.) Please do read on anyway!

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