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dougkMon, 05/11/2018 - 10:45am

The excellent service provided by our local Pharmacy to its community has received deserved recognition.

It was great news to hear that Karuah Pharmacy was  crowned as the Winner of the 2018 Port Stephen Examiner Business Awards in Pharmacy category.  The Pharmacy was also selected as finalist for the Hunter 2018 Local Business Awards. In acknowledging the local community for their support, Pharmacist Wilson Soh said:

We were humbled to receive these awards, and we would like to send our heartfelt thank you, to all of you. 

1960cjjMon, 05/11/2018 - 8:47am

Hazard Reduction works are planned for areas adjacent to North Arm Cove: location is just North West of the Community Hall. The work will occur on 10 November subject to weather conditions. Limeburners Creek Brigade will be assisting with the burn.

A copy of the official notice is attached.

mpicklesThu, 01/11/2018 - 1:49pm

There are still spaces available for Melbourne Cup.

North Arm Cove Community Hall Committee are at it again for Melbourne Cup on Tuesday 11m - 3 pm. Games, Calcutta and Sweeps.
Bring your own food and drink to share with friends. Book for singles, couples or tables with Moira on 49973074

1960cjjWed, 31/10/2018 - 9:15am

A great explaination of Fire Danger Ratings by Sky News Weather. Simple and to the point. Click on the link below. 

Get to know what these ratings mean and they will help with your Bush Fire Plan.


mpicklesSat, 27/10/2018 - 1:28pm

Contact numbers and email addresses for the NACRA Committee are below.

Please copy the secretary into all correspondance.

President: Jim Parnell - 0427800125
Vice President: Barry Young - 0148610188
Secretary : Maria Pickles - 0424140356
Treasurer: Lyn McKee - 0419118661
Member: Trevor Vandenberg - 043263897
Member: Gayl Chappell - 0422939820
Member: Andy McNaughton -...

dougkWed, 24/10/2018 - 9:37am

Inspector Ian Cook writes ...
I would encourage residents to put some time aside and look at:
How Fireproof Is Your Plan .
This is an interactive tool that can provide you with important information. It must be remembered that the only way we can make an informed decision is by having the right information.

I like to use a simple analogy when talking about plans, the majority of us make a...

Annie44Tue, 23/10/2018 - 9:11am

North Arm Cove YESS group donate $1,000 to the Dunedoo Central School.

Today's featured article

dougkMon, 16/01/2012 - 11:26am

Oyster leases can be seen around the Cove and adjacent areas of Port Stephens. Although not all of these leases are as active as they once were, the industry is celebrated annually at the Karuah Oyster and Timber Festival. How did this local industry start?

Oysters had been a valuable food source for coastal Aborigines for millennia. NSW oysters quickly became popular with European settlers and their shells were also used as a source of lime for cement. By the 1860s, increasing population had depleted the natural supplies so the possibility of cultivating oysters was explored. (See NSW DPI:...

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