Lane Cove News Week in Review 4th October 2020 to 10th October 2020

Stunning weather for the last week of the school holidays.

COVID19 Update – Venues on North Shore Visited by Confirmed Cases

This week NSW Health has alerted the public to new locations visited by confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the north shore.

Ripples Restaurant Milson’s Point

One confirmed case attended Ripples restaurant in Milson’s Point on Saturday 3 October from 8 pm to 10.30 pm.

While contact tracing is now well underway, NSW Health can advise the details of a small number of walk-in diners in the restaurant during this time were not recorded.

All diners who were in this restaurant at that time are considered close contacts and must immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, and stay isolated for the entire period, even if a negative test result is received.

Mazada Artarmon Repair Centre

Anyone who attended the Mazda Artarmon repair centre on Campbell Street between 7.30 am and 9.30 am are considered casual contacts and should immediately isolate and get tested if they develop the slightest symptoms of COVID-19.

Macquarie Uni Pool

A confirmed COVID19 case at Macquarie Uni – the person visited the sports and aquatic centre on 7th October between 5.30 am, and 10.30 am

Artarmon Station

A confirmed COVID19 case on a train from Artarmon at 23:18 arriving Central 23:48 on 5th October 2020

Testing numbers have declined in recent weeks. NSW Health is appealing to the community to come forward for testing right away if you have a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, fever or other symptoms that could be COVID-19. Local testing facilities are here.

In the Cove Releases Podcast

This week ITC released our first podcast.  The podcast will allow us to interview Lane Cove Locals and let you know some Lane Cove News and Tips.  In our first podcast, we interview John O’ Farrell on the rise of Girl’s cricket in Lane Cove and Rebecca Mitchell from Raine and Horne on the Lane Cove COVID19 property market.  You can listen to the podcast here.

Coles Lane Cove Shut Down Due to Nationwide IT issue

On Friday 9th October 2020 Coles Lane Cove was shut for approx two hours after a nationwide IT issue impacted their registers.  It opened again around 7.30 pm.

37 Unit Apartment Block Development Approved Opposite Mowbray Public School

The Land and Environment Court has approved the construction of 37 apartments opposite Mowbray Public School.  Read more here.

Uniting St Columba Lodges DA to Redevelop Centennial Avenue Aged Care Facility

The church has lodged a development application with the Lane Cove Council (DA 134/2020). Uniting have operated “St.Columbas’ Lane Cove” for 26 years and are now seeking to expand the facility to provide an additional 100 beds. The church has been buying neighbouring properties to enable its expansion. Read more here.

Bob Campbell Oval Upgrade

Lane Cove Council has arranged a drop-in session for Lane Cove locals to view the plans to redevelop Bob Campbel Oval to a synthetic turf oval and other upgrades on Tuesday 13th October 2020 – more details here.

Business Alert

Big Mart, the Asian grocer under the old Coles on Burns Bay Road, is closing. 40% off everything.

Garcon has now opened in The Canopy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  ITC noticed on Sunday morning that some of the other cafes in Lane Cove looked quiet and the area around the Canopy was busy.

The Canopy is wonderful, but we need to share our love around and support all the cafes and restaurants in Lane Cove. Those businesses have for years supported your kid’s school, sporting team or charity. Check out our brunch guide or grab a cuppa and sit on The Village Green.

A big congratulation to St Michaels Women’s O35 who are Undefeated Champions this season. Local women having a blast training and playing together. Coached by local legend Peter King … go girls.

A big congratulations to the Lane Cove Cricket Club’s U13 Grils who defeated Lane Cove defeated Manly to win the Kookaburra Cup in Canberra (see our cover photo).  They were coached by John O’Farell, who is a special guest on ITC’s new podcast.

School is Back on Monday 12th October 2020

School is back on Monday, 12th October 2020.  Even if it is a pupil free day, school speed zones and parking restrictions still apply.  ITC has also released our back to school Term 4 activity guide, and there are heaps of activities for kids in Term 4 to keep them busy. Read more here.

Upcoming Events

The good news is that more “live” events are now happening in Lane Cove.

Tue Oct 13 Bob Campbell Oval – Community Consultation Drop-in Session several sessions
Tue Oct 13 Lane Cove Library – HSC Study Night
Wed Oct 14 National Carers Week 2020 – Let’s Talk About Male Carers
Thu Oct 15 National Carers Week 2020 – Better Outcomes
Thu Oct 15 Dinner with the Owls
Fri Oct 16 National Carers Week 2020 – Trauma, Crisis Management and Care
Sat Oct 17 Open Weekend at Carisbrook
Sat Oct 17 Sunday Sit Down Sessions at The Alcott
Sat Oct 17 Wine Exploration Events at Little Red Robin Restaurant Every Saturday in October 2020
Sun Oct 18 Lane Cove Makers Market 3rd Sunday of the Month
Sun Oct 18 Open Weekend at Carisbrook
Sun Oct 18 The Huge Plant Sale By Appointment
Sun Oct 18 Sunday Sit Down Sessions at The Alcott
Sun Oct 18 Teen Yoga at Yogabowl/Ingrid Shaw
Mon Oct 19 The Huge Plant Sale By Appointment until 2 November
Wed Oct 21 Shorties Cocktail Dinner with Brix Distillers
Sat Oct 24 Sunday Sit Down Sessions at The Alcott
Sat Oct 24 Wine Exploration Events at Little Red Robin Restaurant Every Saturday in October 2020
Mon Nov 2 The Huge Plant Sale By Appointment
Mon Nov 2 Stress in The Silly Season
Sun Nov 8 Repair Cafe Sydney North
Sun Nov 8 Teen Yoga at Yogabowl/Ingrid Shaw

Get That Job

You’re invited to a free workshop for local residents who are looking to get back into the workforce.

Join Lane Cove Council and Mike Taylor, and you will receive:

  • Tools and tips from an experienced career management consultant
  • Opportunities to share experiences and form support networks
  • One-on-one follow up session Places are strictly limited. Bookings essential.

Date: Thursday 22 October  2020
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Location: The Terrace Function Room Lower Ground Floor
Lane Cove Community Hub
1 Pottery Lane, Lane Cove
Bookings: [email protected]

Crime Report

North Shore Police are continuing their fight against illegal drugs in the North Shore. This week they made arrests in Wollstonecraft and Artarmon.

Three men have been arrested following an investigation into the supply of illicit drugs on Sydney’s North Shore.

Strike Force Callide was established in August 2020, by detectives attached to North Shore Police Area Command to investigate heroin and ice supply.

As part of ongoing investigations, detectives – assisted by officers from Northern Beaches and Ryde commands as well as Northern Region – executed warrants at six properties in Wollstonecraft, Epping and Kempsey from about 7.20 am Wednesday 7 October 2020, and seized prohibited drugs and cash.

During a search of four units on Milner Crescent, Wollstonecraft, police seized prohibited drugs including cannabis.

Officers also allegedly seized drug supply paraphernalia for further forensic examination.

Two men, aged 40 and 49, were arrested at the scene and taken to Chatswood Police Station.

About 8.50 am ton Wednesday 7 October 2020, a search was also conducted at a property in Seven Street, Epping.

Third man, aged 49, was arrested by detectives at a property on Barton Rd, Artarmon about 10 am.

He was also taken to Chatswood Police Station where he is expected to be charged later today.

As part of the operation, officers attached to the Northern Region also executed a search at a property on Middleton Street, Kempsey, seizing cash.

Investigations as part of Strike Force Callide are continuing.

Apple Dental

This week in review is sponsored by Apple Dental.  Apple Dental was a foundation sponsor of ITC and is still an elite ITC Business Sponsor.

Did you know that most dental benefits reset at the end of the year? Apple Dental would like to encourage you to be friends with your benefits – let them help you, put you first!

Depending on your level of cover, you may have unused dental benefits which possibly won’t rollover into the New Year. If you’ve been putting off an important dental treatment, or if you’ve missed a regular check-up, now is the perfect time to book an appointment before the busy season.

Remember, teeth are tools for life … let’s keep them in shape!

Are you ready to take advantage of your benefits? Book Online today in only a few minutes, or contact Apple Dental’s friendly team on 02 9420 5050 and ask them how they can accommodate you, and the entire family.

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