Lane Cove Week in Review 3rd June to 9th June 2018

Welcome to our week in review.  Another busy week in Lane Cove with a spate of car break-ins, the state government announcing more Lane Cove buses, Lane Cove Council events and just something plain weird.

Car Break-Ins and Theft

Last weekend there was a wave of car break-ins and at least one car theft reported. The thieves were not very subtle smashing windows to gain access.  Break-ins were also reported in Willoughby and Chatswood.  Read more about this here.

More Lane Cove Bus Services

The NSW Government has announced some new bus services to the existing Lane Cove bus routes (in particular the 253 and 251). Good news, but it will not impact peak hour services.  Read more here.

Internet Outage

Some Lane Cove residents were without internet services for more than 24 hours after a Telstra cable was accidentally cut in Chatswood at a construction site.  Read more here

Lane Cove Child and Family Health Centre Refurbishment

This week, the refurbished Lane Cove Child and Family Health Centre was officially re-opened. This centre is such an important facility in Lane Cove. The nurses are amazing and provide fantastic support for new parents. Mayor Pam Palmer Lane Cove Councillor said she met her mother’s group at the centre many years ago and she is still friends with the mums.

At one stage, it appeared that the refurbishment would not go ahead. ITC asked our local member Anthony Roberts to become involved to ensure the facilities were upgraded and made more user-friendly. The service is operated by NSW Health and the building is owned by Lane Cove Council. Thank you to NSW Health and Lane Cove Council for refurbishing the centre. There has been an early childhood centre in Lane Cove since 1928.  Our Cover photo are two of the fabulous Nurses Kate and Danni who work at the centre.

Some of the mums who use the ECHC with Anthony Roberts

Lane Cove Captured Photography

On Wednesday night, the winners of the Lane Cove Captured Photography competition winners were announced. Winning Entries are on display at Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios. If you can, pop up and see the photos.  Read more here.


Congratulations to the Lane Cove West AFL Girl’s Under 13 team who have made the State Finals to be played on 13 August! Go Girls!


ITC started on 1st November 2012. We have seen some wild, wacky and weird things since that date. This one is a FIRST. A roving reporter, who lives in Lane Cove West, could not work out why his dog was barking on Saturday morning. He stepped out and found a LIVE Yabby on his lawn. They could be quite common in Lane Cove but ITC has never heard of this before. It is now in their fish tank. If you can ID (him or her???) and show proof of ownership and tell us his or her name (only joking) we will reunite Yabby with the owner. He/She is now comfortable in the roving reporter’s fish tank.

Slipperiest Intersection in Lane Cove

It was a rainy week in Lane Cove.  This means there will accidents at the notorious corner at River Road West and Bridge Street Lane Cove. Every time it rains we get a report of an accident. Black spot funding was approved for this corner but at this stage, nothing has been done by Lane Cove Council at this intersection. Thanks to our on the spot roving reporter for sending us the picture below.  We love our roving reporters.  Read about this intersection here.

Crime Incidents

Break in Ausgrid Lane Cove E70037451
Sometime between 6.30pm on Friday 1 June and 9.30am Monday 4 June offenders broke into the Lane Cove Testing Centre for Ausgrid in Mars Road Lane Cove West. Entry was gained into the industrial complex by cutting the external mesh fencing and then a lock on a door to the warehouse building was forced open. $15000 worth of property was stolen from inside the warehouse including copper wiring and electrical accessories. Anyone with information should contact police.

Vehicle Theft – Longueville E67414825
Police are investigating the theft of a 2006 blue Lexus GS300 sedan. The vehicle was parked in a carport in Arabella Street around 11.00pm on Monday 4 June. The owner noticed the vehicle and a key was missing at 9.30am on Tuesday 5 June. It is not known how the key was stolen. Anyone with information should contact police.

Pilates Benefit Project

Pilates Connection has launched The Pilates Benefit Project, aimed at offering personalised classes to deserving members of our local community who wouldn’t otherwise have the financial resources to attend a Pilates studio to assist with injury rehabilitation. Pilates Connection is covering 50% of the cost of each sponsorship and they will be liaising with local medical practitioners to ascertain patients who would benefit from Pilates.  Great Idea.

End of Financial Year Sale

EOFY SALE 20% off until 30 June at Stuart Leal Gallery
Contemporary Aboriginal Art June Sale.
Choose from a stunning mix of Indigenous Art from the Northern Territory now available in the Stuart Leal Gallery.
Obligation free home/office trial in the local Sydney area.
Phone Stuart 0414 551 956 or [email protected]
Stuart is located next to Snowberry and across from Go Vita Lane Cove

Read more here.


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