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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackerel Beach

May 8, 2016

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia


Church Point  Geotechnical Investigations Complete

Dear Church Point permit holder,

We are pleased to advise that geotechnical investigations at Church Point were completed this morning and full access to boat tie ups is now restored.

We are grateful for your understanding and patience during this last week, which has helped keep disruption to a minimum.

We will stay in contact and update you on our next steps shortly.

In the meantime, you can access the latest project updates by visiting  Council’s major projects page or contact our Wharf Ranger John Hoeben on 0481 012 659 with any questions.

Thank you for your ongoing patience and support with this project.


Andy Davies
Manager Urban Infrastructure


Scotland Island Fire Shed Dinner

1st Dinner for the Year - Saturday 14 May

Time to dress up and be the person you always wanted to be !!




The hall is a hive of activity at the moment with After School Care, Yoga, Nia Dance and The Players making excellent use of the facilities.  Stay tuned as we are hoping to hold documentary screenings soon and start up a Sunday Market Place, where you can buy, sell and swap anything you like, whilst enjoying a chat and a lovely cup of chai!

Contact me if you have ideas for documentaries to screen (we have to get permission from the director) or other ideas for events during the winter season. 

Barbara (barbaralabram@icloud.com) or 0400377056

Tuesdays 7.00pm til 8.00pm Yoga with Katya (kmarden1@gmail.com)
Wednesdays  7.00pm til 8.00pm
Nia Dance with Mandy (mandyloveday88@gmail.com)
Fridays  9.00am til 10.00am
Nia Dance with Mandy
Saturdays 9.00am til 10.15am
Yoga with Nadine (nadine@consciouslifeyoga.com.au)

Gardening Services Required

Gardening services required on a monthly basis, to cut the grass, trim the hedges, clear the leaves and any odd maintenance jobs required.

Please contact Chris on 0401170014.

For Sale

Lovely pair of Dan Post boots, just in time for winter.

boots boots

These boots are really sturdy, nearly new (!) - only worn once but alas, they are one size too big.
Very sturdy and comfortable sole.
Can you tell that I’m devastated that they don’t fit?!

Waterproof leather. Size 40 EUR, 9 US. $150.

Call Leanne 0410 680 825 and come over for a cup of tea while you try them on.


You can now join the Scotland Island Residents’ Association through the online Self-Service Portal at sira.org.au

Alternatively, there are offline methods of joining, read more here or contact  secretary@sira.org.au

Join West Pittwater Community Association

To join the West Pittwater Community Association go HERE or go to www.westpittwater.com.au.
Contact the Treasurer at treasurer@westpittwater.com.au if you experience any difficulties.

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