Lane Cove Week in Review 18 – 25th April 2016 including ANZAC Day Wrap Up

Another quiet week in Lane Cove (you know it’s quiet when you see empty car parking spaces in the Rosenthal Avenue Car Park). Expect next week to be busy with kids heading back to school and parents stocking up after school holidays.

Lane Cove came out in force today to watch the Lane Cove ANZAC Day service.  It was another beautiful service presented by the Lane Cove RSL Sub-Branch and the Lane Cove Council.  Descendants of the Dettmann family were in attendance and gave an account of WW1 Veterans G.R. (Paddy) Dettmann’s life in Lane Cove. There is a street named after the family in Longueville.  If you would like to know more about the planning of the service and the man behind it read our blog here.

This week we also published a blog on the remarkable Margaret Tanner who is Vice President of the War Widows Association and a keen golfer – you can read her story here.

Thank you to everyone who sent us in pictures of their ANZAC Day.  There were some beautiful shots.  Here is a sample.

The winner of our ANZAC Day photography competition is Mandy Ambler for her beautiful photo below and the story that accompanied the picture.

ANZAC Day meetings

These wonderful youngsters  met up at last year’s Anzac Day on this exact spot. Does anyone know their story? I think they may have grown up knowing each other in Lane Cove. I missed this photo last year but was determined not to miss it this year! Love how proudly they are wearing their medals. Lest we forget.

A runner-up prize goes to Alison Guthrie who caught this lovely moment of reflection (and a few of the shots up above)



In Other News

One Seed Patisseries is under new management. They are closed for renovations and will reopen mid May. Rumour is that the chef is a whiz with bread.

One Seed Management

Ian Longbottom announced that the Lane Cove Club would me amalgamating with another local club. However the identity of the club they will be merging with was not disclosed.

lcc logo
A couple of keen roving reporters saw a contestant from ‘Married at First Sight’ on TV this week.  She was sitting just outside Coles and Cellarbrations at Lane Cove

Love at First Sight

A big shout out to Sue (ITC’s web site administrator) who does hours of work paid/and many many more unpaid on ITC.  She was lucky enough to win a Pork Competiton at Hummerstons this week.

sue at Hummerstons








Crime Report

Between 12.30am – 6.30am on Sunday 17th April 2016, unknown person/s gained entry into a Greenwich house by forcing the front door lock. They entered the living room and stole a hand bag containing car keys, wallet and mobile phone. Thet then entered the garage and a Blue Toyota Corolla and a Black BMW station wagon, were stolen from the scene.Fraudulent transactions have also occurred on stolen credit cards.
Police are continuing their investigations into the incident and ask if anyone has any further information about the Break and Enter to contact Chatswood Police.

An expensive bike was stolen from a locked shed in Birdwood Avenue.

Things to Watch out for this Week

If you can, avoid Tambourine Bay Road Lane Cove, as roadworks are planned this week between 7 am and 5 pm

Road Works Notice

In the Cove and Hayworth Restaurant (at the Lane Cove Country Club) are teaming up for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. We would love it if you could put together a group of pals and come down to have coffee and scones at the Lane Cove Country Club on 6th May 2016 at 10 am. We will have an amazing Lucky Door Prize and heaps of raffles and giveaways. ITC would love to see you there. You can book here. Bookings are essential for catering (yummy scones and cakes).

australias biggest morning tea

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