Lane Cove News Week in Review 10th March to 16th March 2019

Plenty of events to discuss this week so here we go….

On Tuesday night Lane Cove Music hosted a truly magical musical experience by Nick Russoniello – Saxophonist and the Golden Age Quartet.

On Wednesday night Lane Cove businesses came together to network and discuss all things Lane Cove. The event was jointly hosted by ITC and the Alcott.

On Thursday night the Lane Cove Council and WAIG held an International Women’s Day Forum showcasing stories and lessons learnt by inspiring women.

The speakers were:
Patricia Amphlett – ‘Little Pattie’ was a 14 year old Sydney schoolgirl when she topped the music charts in 1963. Still performing, she has been inducted into the Aria Hall of Fame & been awarded an OAM medal.
Alice Cheok – Alice is a counsellor working with Ku-ring-gai Youth Development Service, holds tertiary qualifications in both science and
counselling, is an accomplished speaker and workshop presenter.
Dr Carla Harris – Carla has a PhD in environmental science, worked in gender equality and recently launched her own tech startup and was
awarded funding by Blue Chilli which provides venture capital to women.
Kasia Jacquot – A Lane Cove local, Polish born folk artist, teacher and designer of patterns. Working predominantly in natural textiles utilising
traditional embroidery and silk screen printing. Read more about Kasia here.
Alexandra Long – Alexandra is the Executive Officer of the Multicultural Youth Affairs Network (MYAN) NSW. Her experience spans the youth,
settlement and education sectors in Australia and overseas

Also on Thursday a NSW Election Meet the Lane Cove Candidates Forum was held in Greenwich.  If you would like to know more about the Candidates read our article here.

On Friday a group of Lane Cove school children and residents took to the streets for the International Climate Action Strike Day.


Rosenthal Avenue Redevelopment


​At least 40 temporary car parks will be available at the Lane Cove Plaza end of the Rosenthal Avenue redevelopment site by mid-April (the proposed date is 12th April, but this could change due to the wet weather this week).

To access the temporary car parking cars will enter via the shared zone in Birdwood Lane. The car park will operate as 2 hours free parking, monitored by Lane Cove Council. The car park will remain in place until additional parking is available on-site after the first stage of the permanent car park is completed later in the year.

On Monday 18th March there will be a major concrete pour at the Rosenthal Avenue Car Park site. Over 120 Concrete Trucks will be accessing the site from early morning. This proposed pour may change due to the wet weather we have experienced this weekend.  However if possible, avoid Rosenthal Avenue and Burns Bay Road on Monday.


Lane Cove Market Square Car Park

Lane Cove Council has advised that Stage 2 of the car park exit redevelopment will be implemented in the next two weeks.  A  large clock will be installed at the entrance to assist people to keep track of their entry time . Lane Cove Council is also installing equipment to improve the accuracy of the information on the entry signs and will where possible turn off signs which are not of assistance to the public (for example the sign on the outside of the car park which always notes the car park as FULL).

Greenwich Hospital Redevelopment Concept Plans

The Department of Planning has extended the timeframe for lodging comments on the proposed redevelopment of Greenwich Hospital. Submissions now close on the 5th of April 2019.  More details here.

Lane Cove Business Success Stories

We LOVE a good local success story. Lane Cove local Peita Pini is the inventor of The Swag. She appeared on Shark Tank and got a deal and now she is featured in O Magazine after being handpicked by Oprah as a fav environmental product in her O List. We are proud to say we saw her potential first (sorry OPRAH) – read our article here.

A big congratulations to Amanda Bracks founder and owner of Soulful Fitness. In April, Amanda will be inducted into Fitness Australia’s Roll of Honour for her contribution to the Fitness Industry.


Girl’s cricket is alive and well in Lane Cove!!!

Thank you to John O’Farrell from the Lane Cove Cricket Club who sent us photos and reported the following:

“Yesterday’s first ever U11 Girls Cricket Grand Final was contested by two teams from Lane Cove (LC Healy defeated LC Sthalekar) at Blackman Upper and Local Member Anthony Roberts officiated at the coin toss.

It was an outstanding season for the Lane Cove girls with all 3 teams participating in the finals series.”

Crime and incident Report

In what can only be described as a stupid act of vandalism a hoon drove their car all over newly upgraded Blackman Park Ovals 3 and 4 causing major damage to the turf.

If you saw or heard anything on Saturday night or have dashcam or CCTV vision please send this information to North Shore Police Area Command.

On Monday Night two cars were broken into on Third Ave Lane Cove. Forensics found finger prints on the car and this may assist police with their enquiries.

Get Ready for Lane Cove Dining Week

Lane Cove Dining Week is Sat 23rd March to Sat 30th March 2018 – great prizes to win and all you have to do is snap a photo of your meal at one of the participating restaurants.  Then post the picture on Instagram or Facebook and tag your photo #lanecovedining and the name of the restaurant where you are dining.

Built By Dezign

This week in review is sponsored by Lane Cove local builders Built by Dezign.  The owners live in Lane Cove and work in Lane Cove.  Renovations are their speciality.  Built by Dezign is an #itcplatinumsponsor. Without sponsors, we could not keep you up to date on all things Lane Cove or  undertake community and advocacy work in Lane Cove.  This is a peak of a kitchen installed in a Longueville Renovation.

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