Lane Cove News Week in Review 16th to 22nd June 2019

A week of cool and rainy weather in Lane Cove.

Girl Power

Our cover photo is the under 13 LCJRU Girls 7s team.  On Saturday they made history as the first Lane Cove Junior Rugby Girls team! They competed in the Frosty 7s competition that started this weekend.

Lane Cove Council June 2019 Meeting

The June Lane Cove Council Meeting was held on Monday 17th June 2019.

It was resolved that the Lane Cove Council should look into a shared service agreement with Hunters Hill Council.  Lane Cove Council and Hunters Hill Council are exploring ways to share services. Shared services are a way for local councils to potentially achieve greater efficiency in service delivery and deal with cost pressures.  Shared Services is not a new concept with the Shorelink Library Service being a type of shared service arrangement.  Read more here.

Councillors Andrew Zbik,  Daniel Strassberg and Francis Visssel’s Notice of Motion in relation to reviewing the use of Round Up was accepted.  ITC has been requesting LCC to investigate the use of Glysophate since 2017  (read more here).  Some local councils have banned its use or are undertaking a review into its use.

Glyphosate is a chemical that is used in weed management control in many off the shelf product’s, most commonly known for the product called “Roundup” The global concerns over this chemical has seen that the World Health Organisation classify Glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic”. France and the Netherlands have already banned the use of Glyphosate. Vietnam is banning the importation and there are strong restrictions in Canada and many south American countries.

The report will address:

  • Any alternatives that have been considered to replace the use of chemicals containing glyphosate;
  • A review of Council’s current public notification procedures before chemicals containing glyphosate are used;
  • Advice to Council on alternative chemicals / practices that can be used to permanently replace the use of chemicals containing glyphosate; and
  • Feedback from Fairfield City Council, Georges River Council and any other Council as deemed in relation to how they have phased out and stopped using chemicals that contain Glyphosate.

The 1st Tambourine Bay Scouts attended the Lane Cove Council June Meeting to see democracy in action.


Animal Cruelty

A brush turkey has been killed by an arrow in Lane Cove North – can you help find the person behind this attack? Read more here.

Business Update

Chargrill Charlies will soon have outdoor seating and table service in theLane Cove Plaza – in the area previously occupied by Louisiane.  See you there, around the second week in July.

There is a new chicken and burger joint on Mowbray Road – where the Cafe Geo Kebab shop used to be not far from The Mowbray Road Cellars

Little Red Robin Restaurant can now officially trade as a restaurant and WINE BAR! So pop  in for a glass of wine, cocktail or something else special and enjoy some time at their stunning copper bar!

Lane Cove West is Good Value

According to a Domain expert, purchasers should avoid Lane Cove and look at buying in Lane Cove West for better value. What do you think? You will be close to Blackman Park and Lane Cove West Public School.  Read more here.

Crime Report

Break Enter and Steal – Lane Cove North

Sometime between 2:00pm and 11:15pm Saturday 15th June unknown offenders forced their way into a home on Mowbray Road West, Lane Cove North.

The offender/s made their way through the home stealing jewellery and other personal items.

Police are asking for anyone that may have information they believe could assist with enquiries to please contact North Shore Police on 9414 8499 or Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000 or

Several Riverview residents have seen a man trying to break into their cars.  They have CCTV vision of the man and have reported him to the police.  See our article on theft of Luxury Cars in Lane Cove and some of the steps you can take to safeguard your cars here.

School Holidays Activities

School Holidays are fast approaching and Lane Cove has some great activities for kids including:

✔️ Bop Till You Drop Disco and Dance;
✔️ Fantasy Writing Workshops (for kids who love Harry Potter);
✔️ Art Workshops – including an option to have an art workshop at your home with kids      (get your friends together and have some entertain the kids while you sip coffee or champers);
✔️Soccer Camp, Netball Camp, Rugby Camp and Tennis Camps; and
✔️ Literacy Boosting, OT, Touch Typing and general school help workshops.

Read our School Holiday Activity Guide here.

Upcoming Events


This is a bit exciting and ITC loves a gift with purchase. Starting Monday 24th June 2019 Lane Cove Market Square are giving away centre branded reusable coffee cups. Customers who spend $30 in centre retailers or $80 in Woolworths will be able to redeem a free cup. This offer is available between Monday 24 June and Sunday 30 June, 10am – 4pm each day. You can redeem onsite each day during these times. Customers will only be able to receive 1 cup per receipt.⠀


Foodie Experience

After their last sell out Food and Wine Dinner, Little Red Robin Restaurant is holding another Food and Wine Dinner –  A Taste of France.  Treat Yourself to a Seven Course Meal with Matching Wines.  Book Here.


End of Financial Year Sale – Stuart Leal Gallery

If you have been thinking of buying some Indigenous Art now is the time at the @stuart_leal_gallery. The Gallery is located in the heart of Lane Cove. Why not buy some artwork for your business before 30 June 2019 and take advantage of the ATO’s instant asset write off.  

The Gallery features artwork by the Pintupi Nine.

Read the incredible story about the artists:

All enquiries: Stuart Leal Gallery
Shop 11/115-119 Longueville Road Lane Cove NSW 2066
Ethical – Authentic – Affordable
[email protected] Phone 0414 551 956.

EOFY WarehouseSale – Italian Shoes


Cruise Time

This week’s news in review is sponsored by Trendsetter Travel and Cruises.  A foundation sponsor of ITC – without their sponsorship we could not have launched our website.

The team at Trendsetter Travel and Cruises – Lane Cove and Lisa Gair from APT and Travel Marvel invite you to learn about our extensive range of touring and cruising holidays on 16 July 2019.  Book Here

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