Lane Cove News Week in Review 3rd March to 9th March 2019

    On Wednesday afternoon a severe thunderstorm brought rain and damaging winds to the lower north shore.  Over 6000 homes in Lane Cove, Lane Cove West, Lane Cove North, Linley Point, Riverview, Hunters Hill and surrounding suburbs lost power after a direct lightning strike to overhead powerlines.  You always know there is a significant power outage when Chargrill  Charlies is packed on a weeknight (and it was).

     

    NSW State Election 23 March 2019

    This week the Lane Cove Electorate Office opened and the official ballot paper draw for the Lane Cove Electorate was held.  The results are below.

     

    Voting is compulsory. You can vote early if you will not be in NSW on 23rd March 2019. The pre poll office is located across from the Quartet Development on Birdwood Avenue. Not far from The Alcott Lane Cove.  From Monday 11th March 2019 you can pre poll or vote online. Read how to vote online here.

    Meet the Candidates

    Do you want to meet the candidates for the Lane Cove Electorate?

    A Meet the Candidates Forum will take place on Thursday 14th March 2019 at 8pm at the Greenwich Community Centre Hall located at 46 – 50 Greenwich Road at 8 pm.

    Centennial Avenue/Epping Road Roadworks Update

    Asbestos has been found at the Centennial Avenue/Epping Road Roadworks. While they are cleaning up the site there could be traffic delays.  Read More Here

    New Bins for Lane Cove Plaza

    This week, solar powered garbage bins were installed in the Lane Cove Plaza.  If your hands are full you can use a foot pedal to operate the bins.  They are quite colourful and include historical pictures of Lane Cove. (see our cover photo).

    Greenwich Hospital Redevelopment Plans

    Greenwich and Northwood Residents are concerned about the plans for Independent Living Units to be built on the Greenwich Hospital Grounds. They are concerned about the extra traffic created by the redevelopment.  Constructing Independent Living Units will mean less land available to expand the hospital in the future. Have your say on this development by 15th March 2019.  Read more here.

    Trent Zimmerman Launches Save the Lane Cove Pool Petition

    ITC does not normally share videos from politicians. However after finding out why Trent Zimmerman recorded the video below-  we are sharing. Trent is seeking funding for the Lane Cove Pool refurbishment.  He is seeking more funding that he can usually obtain through the grant process.

    Lane Cove’s pool is one of the busiest on the north shore with over 700,000 visitors a year. It’s also home to the Lane Cove Swim Club.

    Trent wants Lane Cove’s support to show Canberra that the Lane Cove Pool is a valuable community asset that must be redeveloped asap. If you agree please sign the petition here

     

    Synergy Moving

    As a result of the Lane Cove Pool renovations Lane Cove’s Synergy Youth Centre has temporarily moved from its current location under the pool grandstand to a new location at 47 Burns Bay Road (opposite Coles).

    Synergy will re-open at its new location on Thursday 14 March 2019.

    The new school term drop-in opening hours will be:

    Thursday: 3:30pm – 5:45pm
    Friday: 3:30pm – 8:00pm
    Saturday: 12:00pm-5:00pm

    Crime Report

    This week a female was the victim of a carjacking in Longueville and a Lane Cove woman was charged with drink driving twice in 6 hours.  Read more here.

    A roving reporter advised they called the police on Saturday morning after seeing that Poolwerx on Burns Bay Road was being robbed.  The police advised they were bringing in the dog squad and would alert Pol Air.

    Upcoming Events

    We have had a great response to our Business Networking event and its not too late to register. Do you own a business in Lane Cove or do you live in Lane Cove and have a business?  In the Cove and the The Alcott have teamed up to create an exciting business building event.  Management Expert Vivienne Anthon will speak on Six Essential Strategies to Grow Your Business.  You will also meet other Lane Cove business owners.  Last time we held a networking event invaluable connections were made. BOOK NOW FOR THIS WEDNESDAY

     

    Fit Lane Cove’s New Mind and Body Studio – Exhale Opening in March 2019

    This week in review is sponsored by Fit Lane Cove Mind and Body Studio called Exhale by Fit Lane Cove – an ITC platinum sponsor

    In March 2019 Fit Lane Cove will be launching Exhale by Fit Lane Cove. This will be a brand new Lifestyle Studio, a dedicated Yoga, Pilates, Meditation and Barre Studio for its members. A unique urban sanctuary where members will experience over 8 different styles of classes to discover the complete Mind and Body experience.

    Exhale has a special 12 month Foundation Membership which provides you with the entire experience of Exhale and Fit Lane Cove:

    • $21 per week membership
    • No Joining Fee (save $95)
    • Access to Exhale Mind and Body Studio with over 30 classes per week
    • Access to FIT Lane Cove
    • 60 minute FIT Life Consult
    • FIT Personal Training
    • Access to over 80 classes per week
    • Includes Kids Club (6 weeks to 8 yrs)
    • Steam and Sauna JOIN ONLINE HERE


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