Lane Cove Week in Review – 24 to 30 April 2017

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Welcome to our Lane Cove Weekly Review for 24 to 30 April 2017.

ANZAC Day

The annual ANZAC Day service was again conducted by the Lane Cove RSL Sub Branch. Around 1700 people attended the event. That is a great turnout considering it was still school holidays. In 2015 (100th Year anniversary) there was a massive crowd of about 3000 people.

The ceremony included a tribute to Flight Sergent Oakes which you can read in full here.

Cafes after the service were packed.  ITC will remember to book a table next year.

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Lane Cove Public Transport Forum

A Lane Cove public transport forum was held by the Lane Cove ALP branch at the new Lane Cove community hub. One member of the crowd said he spoke to the NSW Minister for Transport who said the 292 will be going down Mowbray Road from June 4th.

This forum was held in the week when Anthony Roberts announced more buses for Lane Cove. The new timetable for the 294 is here.

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Rats

Rat Baits have now been laid all around the Lane Cove Village.

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Lane Cove Bus Interchange Pedestrian Bridge Lifts Update

This week ITC received an update from RMS on the pedestrian bridge lift at the Lane Cove Interchange.

They advised:

Roads and Maritime Services is aware the lift at the road bridge on Longueville/Epping Road is out of action. There are signs on both sides of the road on the approach to the bridge to alert pedestrians. Work to scope the extent of the substantial damage to the drive unit, believed to be have been caused by an electrical fault, is expected to be completed in coming days. Once the scope of work is known, repairs can be scheduled and parts ordered. Lane Cove Council is being kept updated.

New Clothing Shop Opens

A new clothing shop called Tattoo opened in the old Romantic Notions shop on Longueville Road. They have an opening special of 20% off all stock.

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Lane Cove Council Revamps the Cameraygal Festival

Lane Cove Council has changed the name and duration of the Cameraygal Festival. It is now called the Lane Cove Festival and will only go for four weeks. Read more about it here.

Crime and Incident Report

Further to our story last week on Car Thefts, two cars were broken into in Lane Cove West this week. The thieves used a crowbar to get into the cars and stole the radio.

The police advised that apparently there is a group in Sydney specifically targeting Toyota’s 4×4’s, Hilux and Land Cruisers etc. They enter through the passenger door. And worryingly they do it silently bypassing vehicle alarms. They Steal the Sat Nav console and wing mirror motors.

You can read our article on car thefts here.

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Aggravated Break Enter and Steal – Lane Cove

Sometime between 2:00am and 8:30am Friday 21st April unknown person/s have gained entry to premises on Burns Bay Road Lane Cove. The unknown person/s have gained entry via a ground floor window at the rear of the property. At the time the residents of this address were asleep inside the property.

After gaining entry the unknown person/s have made their way through the property stealing a handbag and wallet as well other personal items.

Police are appealing to anyone that may have noticed any suspicious activity at the stated location during the given times and dates could they please contact Chatswood Police on 9414 8499.

Mother’s Day Guide

This week we released our Mother’s Day Guide. Remember to Buy Local or Bye Bye Local. Challenge yourself to spend in one of our local stores this Mother’s Day.

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