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dougkSun, 12/02/2017 - 10:39pm

On a very hot Saturday morning (Feb 11), things proved much cooler insider the Community Hall where there were thoughtful discussions of a wide range of local issues. The minutes of this the first Residents Association meeting for 2017 are attached.

Meeting 11 Feb 10amdougkSun, 05/02/2017 - 9:19pm

The first general meeting of the Residents Association for 2017 kicks off at 10am this coming Saturday (11 February ) . We do hope to see you there at the Hall. (The airconditioning will be on!)

Since our last meeting in December 2016, a change of Premier has led to a reversal of the previous policy of forced Council amalgamations. Alas, this change of heart is all too late for us. The eggs have been too well scrambled.

Our forceful protestations last year - that a merger with Greater Taree (now referred to as Manning) and Gloucester would...

Press Release 25/1/17lenyFri, 03/02/2017 - 9:31pm

Mid Coast Council has convinced the Land and Environment Court to extend a stop work order on a large tract of Port Stephens’ waterfront land.

The stop work will run until 24 March, at which point the court will assess six separate affidavits alleging serious environmental damage and unauthorized work.

The land, which is owned by Mr Phillip Dong Fang Lee’s LDF Enterprises (formerly Tea Garden Farms Pty Ltd), covers the iconic 409 ha Fame Cove/North Arm Cove waterfront site on the northern foreshore of Port Stephens.

Site inspections by Council officers left them appalled by the...

lenyTue, 10/01/2017 - 9:32am

From MidCoast Council's website:

UPDATE - Wednesday 14 December 2016

This week the Land and Environment Court determined the injunction concerning land owned by LDF* Enterprise Pty Ltd at Fame Cove has been upheld and will remain in force until 24 March 2017.

Remediation work outlined in the clean-up notice served on Friday 2 December will continue during this period.

Council's Director of Environment and Planning, Lisa Schiff said “we are taking steps to ensure areas of immediate concern are addressed and that the site is appropriately managed into the future”.


dougkSun, 11/12/2016 - 10:42pm

Last Saturday's meeting of the Residents Association was an opportunity both to celebrate the achievements of the past twelve months and to contemplate the busy time planned for the Cove community in 2017. A wide range of issues of significance to the local community were addressed during the meeting. Further details can be found in the attached minutes.

Guests Shauna and Skye from Karuah Pharmacy explained the trial of a new delivery service to North Arm Cove. This service should be a boon to those many locals with ongoing scripts and it wll also be possible to arrange delivery...


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