Lane Cove Week in Review – 13 to 19 November 2017

Welcome to our Lane Cove Week in Review for 13 to 19 November 2017.

Low Flying Aircraft

This week 4 Black Hawk Helicopters were spotted flying low over Lane Cove at about 7 pm on a Monday night.  The army was involved in a counter-terrorism exercise.  At 2 am the next morning they came back, with a vengeance, flying low over Lane Cove with their lights off for about an hour.  Our facebook went off with people asking what was going on.


New Businesses Open

This week the dining scene in Lane Cove expanded with Akira Sushi opening above The Cake Man and Shorties bar and restaurant opening at the Longy end of Longueville Road.

akira sushi




World Record Smashed

This week the students at St Ignatius College Riverview created a world record.  ITC was thrilled to be asked to be an independent witness to the event. 1086 students took to the field to take on the World Record of the World’s Largest Human Image of a Country.  The students chose Timor Leste as a fundraiser for their partner Jesuit schools supported by Jesuit Mission Australia. The fundraising at this stage is upwards of $1,000. Online donations can still be made:


The number of abandoned trolleys continues to increase throughout Lane Cove.  The Lane Cove Council has started to impound some of them.  You can read more here.

coles trolleys
Photo by Nicholas Blyth

Charitable Lane Cove Residents

HUGE congrats to Luke Harriss from the Unwined Bar. Luke has raised over $9000 for Steve Waugh’s foundation. Steve Waugh and his foundation raise money for over 400,000 children who have rare diseases. These rare diseases do not receive government funding and do not have the resources to raise funds. It is estimated that there are between 6000 and 8000 rare diseases which need funding for research and patient support. Luke rode with Mark Webber, Steve Waugh, Cadel Evans and Richie Porte (to name a few). You can still donate just click on this link.

Crime and Incident Report

A roving reporter advised ITC that a house on the corner of Cope and Penrose Street was broken into this week.

This warning was posted on Lane Cove & Roseville Dance Academies page yesterday evening. Please share this with parents who have children with activities around the plaza.

“This afternoon a man attempted to take a young child from the bottom of our stairs at LCDA. Police are currently investigating this attempted abduction.

We would like to stress to all of our families to please take care and watch siblings while your children are in class. Please come on site to collect your dancing students.

It is difficult with the work going on in the carpark but we do request you park and come to LCDA rather than have your children wait for you to drive by and pick up.

The police did mention that they are aware of drop-offs in the ‘no stopping’ areas in Birdwood Lane and will be patrolling the area.

If anyone witnessed the incident this afternoon please contact the office.

Please alert your children as you feel appropriate. Teachers can look out for students in class but once they leave the building it is impossible.”

This week’s North Shore LAC Crime Report:-

Break Enter and Steal – Riverview 

Sometime between 11:00am and 8:00pm Wednesday 8th November unknown person/s have gained entry to a home on Wangalla Road, Riverview.

The unknown person/s have accessed the property by forcing open a locked ground floor door at the rear of the home. Once inside, the offender/s have made their way through the property upending furniture in several rooms. The offenders have made off with two Apple iPhones, jewellery and several thousand in cash.

Police are asking for anyone that may have noticed any suspicious activity at the stated location during the given times and dates to please contact Chatswood Police on 9414 8499 or Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000 or

Property of the Week

This impressive ‘Family Entertainer’ is located at 108 Tambourine Bay Road in Riverview. It is listed with Carmen Mearns from LJ Hooker Lane Cove.

Boasting truly grand proportions over two levels with a multitude of formal/informal living and dining options, this home is spacious enough to accommodate even the largest of families. Find out more about this Riverview gem HERE.

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Photo by @tamjellis

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