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of Pittwater, Australia
for ANZAC Day Wednesday 25th April by Bruce Healey of
Scotland Island Fire Brigade for the Church Point memorial service.
Please call Bruce on 9997 5470 to discuss.
Exhibition @ Painters Gallery
April 13 - 30
11/20 Bungan St, Mona Vale
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Water Taxi Fares
SPECIAL TO CONTINUE
Monday to Friday, 6am to 6pm, Church Point to Bell Wharf (or the other
way) is still $12.
a slow start while the word got around, the Bell commuters put in a
strong finish for March and the Taxis near-as-dammit broke even on the
Bell to Church Point run (compared to $16 fares).
It only takes a few extra trips a week to become regular and we'll be
able to make $12 to Bell a permanent thing.
Well done one and all. Keep it up.
Yours aye - the Pink Water Taxis
PS. Water Taxi phone is being moved from Vodafail to Telstra as fast as
humanly possible. Will advise.
Thankyou from Pittwater High School
big thank you to all Scotland Island and West Pittwater communities for
your tremendous support for the Pittwater High School Europe
It was one of the most successful fundraisers ever at the school.
you to Flaming Doghouse for their terrific renditions of Beatles
classics − many sore feet at the end of the night!; to Brian
Francke for lighting; to John Marshall for sound; to all the
artists for their very generous donations; and to the many families and
friends of Pittwater High School who made the night a huge
Your efforts were truly appreciated by both students and family.
Band students will be traveling to Vienna, Prague, Munich,
Saltzburg, Venice and Ljubljana in December this
let you know how the Tour goes.
PHS Band President
Homeless vinyl LP’s
eons ago someone gave me three albums to copy to CD’s – a Miles Davis
set of two LP’s, Dire Straight’s and ‘The secret policeman’s ball’.
They are very lonely and would like to go home.
Paul Burchall 0414 975 79
FREE Earth Day
film Screening - 'HOME'
Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s
natural environment. It is celebrated annually on 22 April in over 175
countries around the world.
This Earth Day experience the
planet Earth as you’ve never seen it before through a screening of
HOME, a stunning and thought-provoking film by the famous French
photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film explores the beauty and
fragility of our Earth and is a call to action to value and care for
Sunday 22 April
10:50am – 12:30pm
Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen
Essential! Click Here
screening will be followed by a light lunch and informal networking to
share knowledge and ideas of how we can reduce our ecological footprint
and protect our environment.
Light lunch and networking - 12.30pm - 2:15pm
For more information about our events please give me a call or email email@example.com
Thanks for supporting our natural environment!
Senior Natural Environment Officer - Sustainability
New Online Consultation Tool
Council has launched a new consultation tool based on Google Maps.
tool is being used for the first time to gather feedback and comments
from the public on the draft review of undeveloped land in Warriewood.
The tool allows people to make a comment using a marker on a Google Map
can then ‘pin’ their suggestion on the map, using either a street
address or guiding the map marker to their chosen destination.
Comments on the Warriewood map are grouped under themes such as
transport, housing, flooding and open space.
Manager Mark Ferguson said the advantage of the tool was that it
allowed people to see what others were saying about an issue.
“By checking a box on each theme, residents can see comments from
others drop into view on the map.”
hope it will encourage more people to make comments online and greater
transparency when it comes to gathering feedback from the public on a
variety of issues.”
He added that personal details such as names and addresses were not
disclosed by the consultation tool.
To access the tool visit www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/warriewoodreview
Community Relations Pittwater Council Ph: 9970 1119
Nan Bosler - The
Story of Bob Waterer and his Family 1803-2010
is the story of one family that can trace its heritage back to Sarah
(Biddy) Wallace – a member of the Broken Bay clan led by Bungaree.
in the story is Bob Waterer’s great grandmother Catherine Bens
(1838-1920) who was known to many locals as The Queen of Scotland
Meticulously compiled by local author and historian Nan
Bosler, this superb 112 page A4 size edition is a fascinating family
history and archive of the early days in the Lower Hawkesbury River,
Scotland Island, Pittwater and Brookvale.
Packed with vintage photographs, the book also features a comprehensive
list of the descendants of Sarah Wallace.
book was launched by the Governor of New South Wales, Professor Marie
Bashir, AC, CVO, on 29 July, the opening day of 2011 National Family
History Week Sinhalese, but writes beautifully
in English. For many years she has worked for the Red Cross in Sydney.
1 Park Street, Mona Vale
is a FREE event celebrating Heritage Week. Bookings
essential, tel. 9970 1600.
In our April first issue we incorrectly attributed the Tarrangaua Open House for
Palliative Care at Mona Vale Hospital article.
The article was written and published by Pittwater
Online News on March 25 -31, 2012: Issue 51
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