Lane Cove Week in Review – 26th April to 1st May 2016

week in review jacky and michael itc

Welcome to our weekly wrap up. The biggest news of this week involved a Mowbray resident tackling a criminal to the ground and performing a citizen’s arrest (you can read about it below in our crime report).

Work at Burns Bay Reserve

A roving reporter asked ITC to investigate why the Aquaduct at Burns Bay Reserve was being covered in scaffolding. The Lane Cove Council advised that Sydney Water is working on the sewerage pipes. Did you know that this Aquaduct is heritage listed? This in the information we found on Sydney Water’s website:

“The Burns Bay Sewage Aqueduct was completed in 1929 and is an important and highly visible component of the Northern Suburbs Ocean Outfall Sewer system. The aqueduct is representative of the use of reinforced concrete in public works infrastructure development in the 1920s. The aqueduct is now attractively sited at the head of Burns Bay in a public reserve, and forms an important element of the historic built environment of Lane Cove Council. Elements of significance include past and ongoing use, construction technology, and setting with the park reserve (inclusive of views).”  Source: Sydney Water

burns bay reserve

Lane Cove Tae Kwon Do

Thank you to Lane Cove Tae Kwon Do for inviting ITC to their Trivia Night. They even asked a trivia question about ITC (we felt very honoured to be a trivia question)! The club was founded by Fabian Peters and the kids and parents love him. You can read our blog on Fabian here. This is such an amazing club with a real family feel to it. We spoke to numerous parents who all raved about the club and their activities. Some of the parents were so impressed they are now also practicing Tae Kwon Do. You can find out more here.


End of an Era

Do you think you could live in the same house for 67 years? This house in Landers Road, Lane Cove North was sold by Rebecca Mitchell of Stone Real Estate (one of our Foundation Sponsors). The owners were moving on after 67 years!


Trent Zimmerman is on a meet and greet tour of Lane Cove. He popped up at the Lane Cove Country Club for a Q & A session last week. Would love to see more of Trent in Lane Cove (Joe Hockey used to be a regular visitor to Lane Cove).

Trent Zimmerman
Photo Image Supplied by Hayworth Restaurant Lane Cove Country Club

Traffic Changes

Just reminding everyone that there are changed traffic conditions at Cox’s Lane and Finlayson Street. Cox’s Lane now has right of way.

There is also quite a bit of roadwork around at the moment with River Road (Greenwich) scheduled for roadworks this week.

Cox Lane

Traffic Incident

Police are investigating after a broken down truck caused a road closure in Lane Cove West last Friday afternoon.  At about 4pm (Friday 29 April 2016), police from Kuring Gai Traffic and Highway Patrol, were called to Mowbray Road, following reports that a truck had broken down, causing significant traffic delays. Officers found a b-double prime mover broken down in the eastbound lanes. Due to the breakdown, officers had to divert all eastbound traffic on Mowbray Road onto Epping Road, causing significant delays for a number of hours.

Officers from Kuring Gai Traffic and Highway Patrol, along with officers from the Joint Traffic Task Force, inspected the truck and are examining the possibility of infringements. It is believed that the driver was heading towards the Lane Cove Tunnel via Epping Road, however, diverted onto Mowbray Road before breaking down.

Were you caught up in this traffic jam?  How long did it take you to get home last Friday afternoon?

Image Source: NSW Police Force Facebook
Image Source: NSW Police Force Facebook

Crime Wrap Up

This week saw some major action in Lane Cove North and Mowbray. The North Shore Times reported that a Mowbray Resident had to tackle an offender to the ground.  The offender had entered numerous homes in Lane Cove North and Mowbray.  You can read the full article here

Around 1:30am on Wednesday the 27th of April a 34 year old male from Lane Cove North was observed by police driving a white Daihatsu Charade along Gordon Crescent before making a left turn onto Centennial Avenue, Lane Cove North. Police patrolling at the time pulled the driver over for the purpose of a random breath test. Police spoke with the driver and asked to see his licence. The driver told police he had left it at home. Further checks indicated that the driver was disqualified and that the licence had expired in 2005. Checks also indicated that the male had been charged for the same offence twice previously. The male was charged with Never licensed person drive vehicle on road – prior offence and issued with Field court attendance notice to attend Hornsby Local Court next month.

Break and Enter

*Kallaroo Road, Riverview
Between 1:00pm on Saturday 23rd April and 4:5pm on Monday 25th April

*Finlayson Street, Lane Cove
Between 5:30pm on Saturday 23rd April and 2:30pm on Sunday 24th April

Things to Watch out for This Week

Thank you to the people who have booked for our Biggest Morning Tea (we are going to have a lovely crowd). Please join us for a very scrumptious morning tea catered by Hayworth at the Lane Cove Country Club on Friday 6th May at 10.00am. We have lucky door prizes, coffee vouchers from Jack & Co. and raffles. We are raising money for Cancer Research – this is In the Cove and Hayworth’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Bookings are essential – we want to make sure we have enough fresh scones and yummy fresh cream and jam for everybody. Book Today via this link


hayworth scones

Exercise – Core – Spine Workshop

Neurohealth Chiropractic Centre teams up with SoulFitness to bring you 8 functional movement patterns to learn more about the important interplay between your core, spine and exercise.

Squats, lunges, planks, bridges and side planks are among the common exercises that many people use during their exercise regime. We cover each movement pattern, plus more, in detail and review common mistakes that can lead to injury.

Being able to execute the basic functional movement patterns that we use in every day life accurately will be allow you to progress your training, facilitate good posture, engage your core muscles correctly and minimize the chance of an injury occurring.

Please contact us on 0421551257 or at [email protected] today, to reserve your spot.


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