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tonyhSat, 18/05/2019 - 1:54pm

Last Wednesday, four members of the Fame Cove Action Group met with our local State member, Kate Washington, in the Terrace. They were Doug Kohlhoff, Len Yearsley, Peter Chappelow and yours truly.

You will remember that in 2017, the Land and Environment Court imposed on the owner of the property known as Fame Cove a deadline of December 2020 to complete a complex plan for remediation work for the disastrous damage done to the flora and fauna. But since the hearing, our concerns over the lack of progress by the owner, Mr Philip Lee, on the 400-hectare property have...

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...

janinerMon, 13/05/2019 - 11:03amNew 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...

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...

mpicklesSun, 12/05/2019 - 7:44am

More of the same with MCC or a new way forward?

We need a community plan.

Next NACRA meeting 10.00 am 1 June 2019

A group of 5 NACRA members and a new resident attended the Community Conversation workshop run by Mid Coast Council on May 8. Tony Hann has published a summary of the outcomes on the NAC website. The workshop and the limitations were not new to NACRA members who have been working on priorities for a number of years.

dougkSat, 11/05/2019 - 12:04pm

Even when current practices are morally indefensible ...
Even when most of the population want change ...
   … Vested interests will throw everything they can to block meaningful action.

If we don’t continue to do it, others will take our place.
These changes will put our country at a competitive disadvantage.
We mustn’t damage the economy.
There are other problems that should be addressed first.

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tonyhFri, 10/05/2019 - 5:12pm

Held at the Baptist Church Hall in Tea Gardens.

Council staff members in attendance:
- General Manager – Adrian Panuccio
- Director Community Spaces and Services and Acting Director of Planning and Natural Systems – Paul De Szell
- Director Engineering and Infrastructure and Acting Director of Water Services – Robert Scott
- Director Corporate and Business Systems – Steve Embry
- Supported by members of Council’s engagement team

Councillors in attendance:
- Mayor – David West
- Troy Fowler
- Claire Pontin
- Len Roberts



Today's featured article

dougkSun, 02/08/2015 - 9:35pm

As we continue to campaign for improved telecommunications in the Cove it is worth remembering that this local struggle began many years ago. But before relating a bit of that history here is a quick question:

How many permanent residents do you think would have lived in our North Arm Cove village back in 1968?

10? 20? 50? 100? more?

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