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tonyhFri, 27/03/2020 - 5:18pm

The Council issued the attached statement today. This instruction includes the use of the community tennis court.

Tony Hann

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tonyhThu, 26/03/2020 - 2:10pm

The proprietor, Jenny Webb, has asked us to note that she has been obliged to change her hours of service.

The Post Office will be open from 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday. The Newsagency will now be open from 6:30 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 12 noon on Saturday, and from 7 am to 11 am on Sunday. Parcels can be collected during normal Post Office hours and also now on Saturday and Sunday.

Tony Hann

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tonyhWed, 25/03/2020 - 8:25pm

I have just listened on the ABC to a dozen or more medical people - nurses, doctors, specialists - plead with us to stay at home. They are in the front line together with teachers, shop assistants, bus drivers, police, etc.

They deserve our fullest attention and support and so I have decided that the court must close until further notice.

Tony Hann

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tonyhTue, 24/03/2020 - 1:54pm

I have been advised:

A video may be released tomorrow on WhatsApp called Martinelli. Don't open it. It hacks your phone and nothing will fix it. If you receive a message to update WhatsApp to WhatsApp Gold, don't click to accept. Don't open a video called "Dance of the Pope". It's a virus that reformats your phone.

I don't have personal experience of any of these but I understand the threats to be genuine. One virus at a time is more than I can handle.

Tony Hann

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tonyhTue, 17/03/2020 - 8:04pm

From Dr Marguerite Hennes

KARUAH MEDICAL CENTRE

Asking for your co-operation

With the current events and fear of pandemic, people need to know what to do. Let us work together to protect our families and our community and stop the spread of infection with corona virus.

How is the virus spread?

Human coronaviruses are spread from someone infected with COVID-19 virus to other close contacts with that person through contaminated droplets spread by coughing or sneezing, or by contact with contaminated...

mpicklesSat, 07/03/2020 - 8:55am

North Arm Cove is developing a Community Plan. All stakeholders in the locality, Non Urban Land Holders, Village People, and Rural Land Holders must be involved. All groups such as community committees, and groups should also be involved. I have provided a link to the draft plan that was started after a survey of village residents last year.
This is only a start as we need to add all the works requested that are existing....only a few.

The Community Engagement Team from Council will be available in April to visit the representatives of groups in the locality, and...

mpicklesFri, 28/02/2020 - 8:26am

Can you spare some time on Sunday Morning for Clean UP?

This year there are more sites for clean up than last year.

Can you help with a trailer or other vehicle?

We will be supplied with bags for collecting rubbish that can be carried by cars.

Meeting at the Community Centre at 8 am. All collectors will be supplied with gloves.

Please wear long sleeves, trousers and covered shoes and bring insect repellent, the mozzies are vicious....

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mpicklesFri, 07/02/2020 - 2:59pm

SARG Report

The Southern Area Reference Group meets the 1st Friday of every month. NACCAi is represented on this group at present by Maria Pickles. Other groups may also attend the meeting.

The main focus of this groupo has been monitoring works requests to council for works that have been on the books for a long time. Now that these works are up to date the focus has now changed to community planning for the southern area of MCC with the outcome of providing a strategy to identify and agree on priorities and...

Opinion
janinerSun, 02/02/2020 - 12:14pm

As the partner of one of the Constitution Subcommittee members, I have listened as many people have called Bob over and expressed their views. A modified quote- “Why do good people hold such wildly differing views and why do others’ views seem so illogical”? It is obvious that we have a broad range of opinions about some of the clauses that need to be in the new constitution and we are not going to always agree.

The subcommittee tried to take a middle path in December and 68% of people voted for the December draft. 75% was required and...

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