North Arm Cove Community Website

Welcome to the website of the best little village in Australia.

Well, okay. Maybe we are just a teeny weeny bit biased but ...

Telecommunications in the Cove

History
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?

Book Review "Oysterman" by John (Stinker) Clarke

Review
janinerSun, 02/08/2015 - 9:05pm

Oysterman ‘The World’s Biggest Oyster Farm’ by John Clarke

“Oysterman” is a history of oyster growing in NSW with a focus on Port Stephens and the families that contributed to the industry.

Do you have old snaps of the Cove?

Bundabah Bay?
Query
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...

Orchids In Flower in the Cove

White Lady Finger Orchid
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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...

Join YESS for a good old 'Aussie Bush Lunch'

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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
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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.'...

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