Past articles

Information Sun, 19/09/2021 - 10:00pm

My neighbour Mark from across the road rang me tonight to tell me that fireflies were flying around the bush on the edge of his property, so I went up and had a look with him.

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by: bobreid
Information Fri, 10/09/2021 - 10:07pm

The Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, announced earlier this evening.that, as of midnight tonight (Friday 10 September), the lockdown of the MidCoast local government area has been lifted.

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by: dougk
Information Tue, 07/09/2021 - 8:03am

This morning I received the following media release from Kate Washington, MP:

4CYTE IN RESPONSE TO OLDEST DEMOGRAPHIC GROUP IN AUSTRALIA

In response to the...

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by: bobreid
Information Sun, 05/09/2021 - 9:45pm

Essential Energy has advised that there will be a planned power outage this Wednesday, 8 September, from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

It will affect all of North Arm Cove.

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by: bobreid
Information Tue, 31/08/2021 - 6:13pm

MidCoast Council has completed its Draft Rural Strategy and placed it on public exhibition on its website. It is open for review and feedback until Friday 19 November 2021.

This draft...

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by: bobreid
Sun, 29/08/2021 - 8:19pm

We received our MidCoast Council rates last week. The way the Council calculates the rates has changed. The process is called rates harmonisation and will be phased in over the next 4 years....

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by: janiner
Aboriginal Site behind Promontory Way
Sun, 22/08/2021 - 8:26pm

Up on a hill behind Promontory Way there is a sign stating that there are Aboriginal Artefacts on the site. Last week I published an article by Patricia Neal, whose family built a house at the...

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by: janiner
Information Sun, 15/08/2021 - 10:02pm

One of our residents rang me this afternoon to ask what did the lock down mean about leaving her home - could she go the shops for example? She said a few residents were not sure about what it...

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by: bobreid
Sun, 15/08/2021 - 4:22pm

Nine years ago, Patricia Neal wrote an article in the Newcastle Family History Journal about her memories of her family buying a block of land at North Arm Cove in 1952 and building a holiday home...

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by: janiner
News Thu, 12/08/2021 - 11:34am

We have been warned by the MCC to expect loud noises coming from the Fame Cove property next week. This could go on for some time and is part of the court order impositions placed on the owners,...

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by: tonyh
Information Tue, 10/08/2021 - 5:59pm

Some more information for boaties and roadies in an attempt to clarify the Hunter lockdown situation from Len Yearsley.

Len was advised by Charlie Dunkley, Waterways boating officer, that...

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by: tonyh
Information Sun, 08/08/2021 - 12:02pm

NACCAi has been an affiliated member of Port Stephens EcoNetwork for some years.

Most of the EcoNetwork goals and initiatives are relevant to North Arm Cove, so we will periodically...

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by: bobreid
Information Fri, 06/08/2021 - 2:38pm

Shortly after Tonyh published his article “Coronavirus confusion” this morning we received an email from Kate Washington containing the latest advice from the Hunter New England Local Health...

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by: bobreid
Information Fri, 06/08/2021 - 10:21am

The current situation with the lockdown on our border has caused us some confusion.

It used to be, and I think still is, that self-isolation is only required if you have been in a hotspot...

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by: tonyh
Information Wed, 04/08/2021 - 2:39pm

From Len Yearsley, Chairman, Fame Cove Sub Committee, NACCAi

The NACCAi sub- committee met (2/8/2021) early this week. Midcoast Council officers Adam Matlawski, the Major Assessment...

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by: tonyh
Information Thu, 29/07/2021 - 2:06pm

The second episode of John "Stinker" Clarke's series on ABC Radio on fishing in Port Stephens was broadcast last Saturday 24 July.

This episode was all about how Port Stephens became the...

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by: bobreid
Information Thu, 29/07/2021 - 1:56pm

Karuah East Quarry is a State Significant Development with an established Community Consultative Committee (CCC).

The purpose of the CCC is to provide a forum for open dialogue between the...

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by: bobreid
Information Tue, 27/07/2021 - 3:26pm

Our Community Protection Planning Coordinator, Inspector Ian Cook, writes ...

Currently I am in the process of reviewing North Arm Cove's Community Protection Plan, and...

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by: dougk
Information Thu, 22/07/2021 - 5:37pm

MRM were on site at the Community Centre today (22nd July 2021) to install the new power pole and transformer. Cables were upgrated and a new power box also installed. We all endured the lack of...

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by: Loal Conroy
Deferred for a second time!
Thu, 22/07/2021 - 5:17pm

Unfortunately we have decided to defer the Winter Soltice bonfire yet again! It had been rescheduled for Sunday 25th July.

Due to the current Covid restrictions and concerns that visitors...

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by: Loal Conroy

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