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Deputy Mayor to address local meeting

Deputy Mayor Len RobertsdougkSun, 19/10/2014 - 6:34pm

Len Roberts, Great Lakes Deputy Mayor, has agreed to be the guest speaker at the December 13 meeting of the Residents Association. Len attended the October meeting and gathered some information about local issues but is keen to hear of other matters of concern to the local community. If you have matters that you would like Len to address, please add them as comments to this article. That will enable Len to have time to collect any information he needs to respond to your questions at the meeting.

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Candidates grilled at meeting

Craig and KatedougkSun, 19/10/2014 - 4:49pm

At last Saturday's meeting of the Cove's Residents Association, candidates for next March's state election were given a very warm welcome by a small but enthusiastic audience. Current member Craig Baumann and Labor candidate Kate Washington faced more than an hour of questions covering ...

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Headwear will feature in 2015Annie44Thu, 16/10/2014 - 2:49pm


The North Arm Cove Stitch Gatherers Group will hold the 2015 Biggest Morning Tea on Saturday 16 May, so mark that date on the calendar and start planning your entry in the "Headwear" competition.

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First Successful Cove Dumping Infringement

tonyhMon, 13/10/2014 - 5:34pm

A Newcastle man has been caught dumping rubbish and leaving asbestos sheeting on a rural block in Scone Street,  just west of Carrington Road.

 In April a vehicle was spotted and photographed leaving a rural property by a vigilant bystander who posted the details on the internet. A search of the bush uncovered  the site which was reported to GLC Rangers. There was sufficient personal information left by the offender to allow the Council to locate the him. He admitted to the offense and was issued with an infringement notice.

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Annie44Thu, 09/10/2014 - 3:58pm

Attached is updated agenda for the General Meeting of the Residents Association to be held at the Community Hall on 18 October, commencing 10am.

Special guests will be Kate Washington, Labor candidate for Port Stephens and the current member, Craig Baumann.  After a short presentation, Kate and Craig will take questions from members, so have a think about what issues you would like to raise.  They will also join us for a cuppa after the meeting, so you'll have a second chance to have your say.  

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Casuarina Renaissance

dougkTue, 16/09/2014 - 3:35pm

Once a central hub for many Village activities, Casuarina Park has in recent years fallen into disrepair and the once cherished gardens have become overgrown and neglected.

But a rebirth is in progress. The Residents Association, with the help of State Government grants plus contributions from Council and local businesses, has initiated work which will see this Reserve once again make a useful contribution to Village life.

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