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Ian Cook's CornerdougkTue, 22/03/2016 - 3:01pm

Dear Community
2016 is certainly off to a flying start. I cannot believe how quick Australia Day has disappeared from my memory and that we are now staring down the barrel to the Easter festivities.
I would imagine that most people in the community have noticed the activity over the past week in the Cove.

Preparing for tank slab
dougkThu, 17/03/2016 - 10:25am

After a brief delay due to yesterday's rain, further work on implementing the protection plan has swung into action at the Community Centre.

dougkThu, 10/03/2016 - 3:15pm

Work commenced today (10 March) on clearing work along The Ridgeway towards the Fire Station. This work is the next stage of the implementation of the Community Protection Plan. Also expected to occur shortly is the planned work on the Community Hall building and the firefighting water tank behind the Hall.

dougkSun, 21/02/2016 - 5:17pm

Bushfires in Australia increased by 40% from 2008 to 2013. This worrying statistic was highlighted in the intro to last week's SBS Insight program: Line of Fire. And this article on The Conversation tells us that: "future bushfires will be worse - we need to adapt now". This is very sobering viewing and reading.

Ian Cook's Corner
dougkSun, 13/12/2015 - 8:30am

Ian Cook writes

... I would like to maintain a positive focus on what has been achieved both in and by the community so far. To date we have been successful in putting in an APZ around the hall and listing it as a Neighbourhood Safer Place. Yes the hall is now officially part of the Neighbourhood safer place program and is listed on the NSW Rural Fire Service website. ...

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