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North Arm Cove Community Website

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Prepare Act Survive
dougkSun, 29/11/2015 - 5:32pm

There has been some great work undertaken in the Cove during this past year to make our Village less at risk in the event of bushfire. But the creation of an asset protection zone around the Community Centre and the hazard reduction burns are not excuses for us to lower our guard.

It looks likely to be another scorching summer. The deadly fires in Western Australia and South Australia over the past two weeks should be enough to motivate us to ensure that our homes are well prepared, that our bushfire survival plans are up...

dougkSun, 22/11/2015 - 12:11pm

Is your TV aerial pointing at Gan Gan? Last Friday (20th November) was the first of two planned upgrades to the transmitter on Gan Gan Hill near Nelson Bay. These upgrades are part of a $450,000 project announced in August to improve TV reception around Port Stephens.

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Matt Bell Chief Ecologist GLC
mpicklesSun, 15/11/2015 - 5:04pmMatt Bell Chief Ecologist GLC with NAC Residents 24 Oct 2015

“ We must consider ourselves lucky, geographically and biologically. This comes with responsibilities for us, as custodians of the extraordinary!”

Matt Bell chief ecologist from Great Lakes Council was the guest speaker at a workshop on what’s in our Backyard Saturday, 24 October 2015. Twenty NAC residents were treated to a lively passionate and highly educational presentation and walk with Matt on the biodiversity in the Great Lakes area and how we can contribute to...

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dougkSun, 15/11/2015 - 2:03pm

Representatives from four local community groups gathered under the pergola last Friday (November 13) to examine future possibilities for the Community Hall site and the recently cleared area opposite the Hall. Present were members of the S355 Community Centre Commitee together with the Garden Group, the Tennis Club and the Residents Association committee all tossing a lot of ideas around.

mpicklesTue, 10/11/2015 - 12:47pm

African Olive is flowering and setting fruit now. A native of eastern Africa, African Olive is very tough and adaptable to dry conditions.

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Best Dressed
kathkSat, 07/11/2015 - 10:21amBest dressed - Marguerite and Barry

A boisterous time was had by everyone at the Hall on Melbourne Cup Day with vigorous bidding and a hearty cheer when Michelle Payne created history by riding Prince of Penzance to victory.

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