Lane Cove Week in Review – 23 to 29 Oct 2017

Welcome to our Lane Cove Week in Review for 23 to 29 October 2017

Feisty Lane Cove Council Meeting

The new Lane Cove Councillors had a baptism of fire at their first council meeting. The Public Comment part of the meeting went for over 1 1/2hours. Residents were very passionate about the St Leonards South Master Plan. The master plan will see another 2400 units built in St Leonards. This will impact other Lane Cove/Greenwich residents with increased traffic on the Pacific Highway and River Road West. It will also put a strain on local schools, public transport, and other infrastructure. The Lane Cove Council will be putting the master plan out for comment on 31 October 2017 and all residents are encouraged to have a say.

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Lane Cove Shopping Night Out

The Lane Cove Shopping Night Out was held again on Friday Night. The rain held off and the purple carpet was rolled out.

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Lane Cove Historical Society Lane Cove History Prize

Congratulations to Simon Cole who won the Lane Cove History prize for his oral submission on local Les Heap, who is an integral part of the Lane Cove Bowling Club. Thank you also to the Lane Cove Historical Society for contributing to the preservation of the history of Lane Cove.

New Traffic Restrictions for Longueville Road

This week the Lane Cove Council implemented new parking restrictions along Longueville Road. Parking in the Lane Cove Village part of Longueville Road is limited to 30 Minutes from 8.30 am to 6.00pm Monday to Sunday.

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Must Do Events

Put aside the 4th & 5th of November to indulge in art and food and wine.

The Greenwich Arts Trail is on 4th and 5th November and Lane Cove’s Food and Wine by the River is on 5th November at Tambourine Bay Reserve.

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Incident and Crime Report

Stolen Bike

A custom built bike was stolen from a storage area at Bay Pavilions Waterview Drive. It is a custom frame (with McCann written on the side of the frame). If anyone has information please call 0403266760.

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Dog Attack

Police are calling for information after a woman was attacked by a dog on the bush track next to Karingal Road Lane Cove North. A young male walking along the track in the opposite direction approached the woman with two dogs not on leads. One of the dogs latched onto the woman’s calf, causing puncture marks and bleeding.  Please call North Shore Local Area Command on 9414 8499 if you witnessed the incident.
Shoplifting
Police have charged a 36-year-old Narellan man after a pharmacy on Burns Bay Rd was hit by a string of shoplifting incidents. Police allege that about 10am on October 13, the man took $850 worth of vitamins and left without paying. They also allege in the 10 days following the first incident he went back three times and stole more than $4000 worth of goods.

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