The Cove blogs

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1960cjj's blog
davidw's blog
garysylvaney's blog
JenMc's blog
leny's blog
mpickles's blog
sch's blog
susanc's blog
Annie44's blog
DavSab's blog
Ivana Agapiou's blog
jennyl's blog
Loal Conroy's blog
peterc's blog
SharonE's blog
tonyh's blog
Chrislyn's blog
denise's blog
janiner's blog
joandrew's blog
mareli121's blog
peterf's blog
sirius's blog
WizardofOz's blog
darrallt's blog
dougk's blog
jaybee's blog
kathk's blog

Recent blog contributions

darralltSun, 02/06/2019 - 7:51am

Thanks to Maureen Kelly who warned us when we arrived in '97 about real-estate agents lies regarding rezoning of non-urban blocks. BUT many others were not that lucky.

When we had bought and built on Cove Blvd. I wrote this on June 23, 2002. (see also on my blog a pdf idea submission to the NACRA meeting 1 June 2019 for similarities 17 years later).

CITY SUBDIVISION - A disaster waiting to happen

janinerFri, 31/05/2019 - 5:19pm
A flock of little corellas in the Cove

In the last few years a flock of corellas have settled in Port Stephens. They make daily visits to the Cove, accompanied by a lot of noise. Last week the flock consisted of over 100 birds of "little corellas" plus three long-billed corellas. There was one tame little corella that unexpectedly landed on my husband Bob.

Corellas feed on grasses and seeds and especially like lawns. The long-billed species uses its upper beak as a digging tool and it especially likes onion weed. In large numbers,they are considered a pest by farmers.

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...

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