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Recent blog contributions

mpicklesTue, 14/05/2019 - 8:58am

The Ironstone Community Action Group (ICAG) Inc. is to hold a public meeting to voice concerns about a new hard rock quarry proposed for Karuah.

VENUE: Karuah Community Hall, 2 Engel Avenue Karuah

DATE: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

TIME: 6.15pm (hall to open 5.00pm for document perusal)

ICAG is concerned about discharge of sediment laden water into Yalimbah Creek, which flows into the Karuah River, and its affect on mangroves and water quality in Port Stephens where there are oyster leases.

It is also concerned...
mpicklesTue, 14/05/2019 - 8:30am

North Arm Cove Community Garden

The Ridgeway. North Arm Cove

Open Morning

10 am Wednesday June 26 or

10 am Saturday June 29

Book Early by email to Sue Anderson

or phone Philippa Coltart 0434385562

We are a group of about 12 MCC Volunteers who have created a sustainable community garden and invite fellow MCC residents and others interested in starting a garden to visit .

Our garden started in 2012 – you can read about the...

janinerMon, 13/05/2019 - 11:03am
New Floating Oyster Cages on OL86/138

There has been new work on both of the oyster leases adjacent to the residential area of the Cove. Floating cultivation has been installed on both leases and more will be installed in the near future.

On oyster lease OL86/138 (the northern lease just off East Slopes Way and part of Cove Boulevarde), the new structures are perpendicular to the shore and attached with sliding collars to posts on the shoreward side and anchored on the seaward side. Work has slowed due to the difficulty of installing the posts into a harder seabed on the northern end of the...

Annie44Sun, 12/05/2019 - 5:36pm

Despite a rainy, overcast morning, just on 60 people attended the North Arm Stitch Gatherers Biggest Morning Tea on Saturday 4 May.

The sale tables were the first stop for many, where a variety of hand crafted and donated goods were on display. Sales were brisk, adding $600 to the final total. The major raffle, a hand made bed throw and matching cushions donated by Joan Williams was also sold out, providing another $500. Total raised so far is a whopping $2,300.

Over 20 people went home happily clutching raffle prizes...

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