Lane Cove Week in Review 27th May to 2nd June 2018

It was a big news week in Lane Cove this week.  The week started with a smoky haze and finished with the discovery of a mummified body in a house in Greendale Street Greenwich.

Smoke Haze

On Monday morning residents woke to a smoke haze. Hazard reduction burning took place over the weekend and the smoke hung around. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Monday morning air quality was worse than Beijing.

Four Frogs Opens in Lane Cove

Four Frogs Creperie is open and Lane Cove is loving it.  There was a line up for Sunday lunch (which moved quite quickly).  The wait is worth it.  They are located on Longueville Road (near eyes on lane cove).

Lane Cove Fun Run – 9th September 2018

It’s official! Registrations for the 2018 Lane Cove Fun Run are now open via their website. http://www.lanecovefunrun.com.au. Earlybird entries are available in June and July. Save $5 per entry. For prices and ticket options please visit their website for more details.

Gruesome Discovery in Greenwich

Police are calling for anyone who has any information about a body found in Greenwich to come forward.  The police believe the body had been in the house for over a year. The previous occupant of the house was well known around Greenwich as a recluse.  He always wore the same clothes and was a well-known hoarder.  You can find out more here.

Children’s Voice for Reconciliation

Celebrating its 22nd year, Lane Cove’s Children’s Voices for Reconciliation was held on Thursday morning this week. It is a combined schools performance bringing young people together to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and Reconciliation.  On Thursday morning the plaza was alive with the sounds of young people of all ages sharing their voice on Reconciliation through music, dance and song.

Neighbours Concerned About Aged Care Development at 266 Longueville Road Lane Cove

Local Residents are concerned about the Lane Cove Council’s plans to develop 266 Longueville Road. Traffic issues will impact not only those living on Longueville Road but streets around the area and some streets in Longueville.  There is only a short period of time to submit an objection to this development.  You can find out more here.

According to Domain, Lane Cove is a Happening Place!

According to an article published on the Domain website this week, Lane Cove is the place to live.   You can read the article here.

Progress Made on Rosenthal Avenue Car Park Project

The builders have reached the bottom of the big hole that is the Rosenthal Project.  Here are some stats:

  • 80% of the excavation is complete;
  • 180,000 tonnes of rock has been moved;
  • 350 rock anchors help to hold the walls in place; and
  • 3 000 square metres of steel reinforcement and concrete has been sprayed.
Once the car park is completed there will be vibrant public park on top that will provide open space in the heart of Lane Cove village. Features include a BBQ/picnic area, performance stage and children’s play areas. ALDI and Coles will be the anchor tenants located one level below ground, accessed from the park and car park levels. Lane Cove Council is asking residents to submit a name for the park.  Submissions close 4th June so click on this link and suggest a name.

Four Car Accident on Centennial Avenue

Four cars were involved in a serious accident on Centennial Avenue (near Gentle Street). on Saturday night 2 June 2018.  The accident caused the entire four lanes of traffic to be closed.  There were four ambulances, 2 fire trucks and police in attendance. Police say speeding was the cause of the accident.   There were also two other major accidents this week, one was at the corner of Burns Bay Road and Centennial and one was at the corner of Epping Road and Centennial Ave.

Incident Report

Between 7.30pm on Sunday 13 May 2018 and 6pm on Friday 18 May 2018, unknown person/s using unknown means have opened the ground floor rear glass sliding door and gained unlawful entry into the house on College Road South.

Once inside the unknown person/s have entered the garage area where a small one metre square steel safe was located and out of view. The unknown person/s have left extension cords which are not the property of the victim/owner at the location which the victim believes may have been used to power electric tools, which have forced a large hole into the wall of the safe, as the dial combination remained intact.

The unknown person/s have stolen cash and personal papers from inside the safe as well as a bicycle, jewellery, handbags and luggage, all totalling approx. $68,500.

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 www.crimestoppers.com.au).


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