Sunday 13th March, 1pm
West Pittwater Fire
Shed - Elvina Bay
Up Oz Day 2016
Clean Up Australia Day is
here again – Sunday,
March 6, 2016
Scotland Island is
participate once again!
This event encourages and inspires
thousands of Australians to take to their local park, beach, bushland
and really help make a difference to their local environment
If you would like to help out, either by
grabbing a bag and filling it, or helping to supervise activities,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org
to put your name
on the list.
Come down to your nearest Wharf to
a bag between the hours of 9am
Bring gloves, sunscreen, hat, sensible clothes and
footwear – and don’t
forget to bring some water too!
Toby and his crew will be out on the Laurel Mae to
Here is a link to the Clean Up Australia
Point Ferry Service
Church Point Ferry Service
Reduce your carbon footprint - Catch the Ferry
0433 038 408
Concert Series 2016
Peninsula Music Club is holding their AGM before our first concert on
18th March at 7.20pm; we have emailed AGM papers to save on
postage if any member would like a hard copy please call Terry Mackin
Notice of AGM and
Minutes of 2015 AGM
2016 Concert Series Program an Membership Form
Thank you to Members that have renewed their membership, and we appeal
to members not renewed to renew. You now have an option to pay online
on our new website www.peninsulamusicclub.com.au (click on this link).
We look forward to seeing you at our first concert ‘Back to Boogie’ the
very talented Mavridis family have a delightful mix of talents to
appeal to all tastes.
Scotland Island Kindy
needed to assist...
Welcome to the 2016 Trail!
We have 25 wonderful artists on the Trail this year, exhibiting at 19
studios across the Peninsula.
There is a Trail event on the first full weekend of each season;
in March, September and December all studios will be open to the
public and a group exhibition will be held on the first weekend in June.
Autumn Weekend - March 5th and 6th
STUDIOS by location
Karen Pike, Penel Bigg
Roberta Landers & Martin Wale, Vicki Ratcliff & Pamela Pauline,
Julie Hickson, Wendy Grainger
Claire Armstrong & Evan Armstrong, Tabitha Higgins, Cindy
Goode-Milman & Michele Petrie, Jacqui Giuliano & Sasa Scheiner,
Coco Elder, Nada Herman, Robyn Park, Elfriede Bartnitzky & Katarina
Wells, Helen Mackay, Geoff Searl, Denise Barry, Marian Purvis
ARTISTS by medium
- Coco Elder, Katarina Wells, Michele Petrie, Sasa Scheiner
- Karen Pike, Penel Bigg, Tabitha Higgins, Geoff Searl, Robyn Park
- Karen Pike, Vicki Ratcliff, Roberta Landers, Julie Hickson, Wendy
Grainger, Claire Armstrong, Evan Armstrong, Cindy Goode-Milman,
Jacqui Giuliano, Allen Goodman, Helen Mackay, Coco Elder, Nada
Herman, Elfriede Bartnitzky, Marian Purvis, Denise Barry
- Pamela Pauline
Roberta Landers, Robyn Park
- Martin Wale
More details and events on the website - http://www.pittwaterartiststrail.com.au
WITH SUZANNE FALKINER
‘Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow’
by Suzanne Falkiner.
TUESDAY 8 MARCH, 12 -
MONA VALE LIBRARY, 1 PARK STREET
$8 ADULTS $6 CONCESSION
This first full biography of Randolph Stow illuminates the life and
character of one of Australia’s most enigmatic writers, regarded by
many as one of the greatest Australian writers of his generation.
Cost is $8 or $6 for concessions and includes a light lunch.
Bookings essential on 99701600.
Co-Op Club Presents
March 2016 Bookings
Church Point Cafe
play between 3:30 - 6:30pm
6th: “Urban Gypsies Quartet”
The Co-Op Club presents "Urban Gypsies Quartet". This premier quartet
offers a beautiful mix of fusion guitar compositions from the jazz
tradition of improvisation and the rhythmic palette of gypsy,
Latin and world music.
A sophisticated mix of
classical, jazz and flamenco styles, their albums sell worldwide.
13th: Tina Harrod :
Our own Tina Harrod singer, songwriter & co-founder of the Co-Op
Club, and her band return to The Co Op Club March 13th playing music
from across 4 of Tina’s albums plus some sizzling versions of Bob
Dylan, Traffic, Nina Simone, Ricki Lee Jones & Steely Dan.
20th: The Joy Yates and Dave McCrae band :
The Joy Yates & Dave McCrae band are a regular
and a favourite at The Co-Op Club. They bring a wealth of experience
having worked with the who’s who of the British & US music scene
for years before returning to Australia where they continue to
contribute with their world-class musicianship. This includes
presenting music from the American jazz songbook with the cream of
Australian jazz musicians to transform it into now.
27th: Rick Melick :
The Co-Op Club welcomes the return of Club favourite Rick Melick. In a
career that spans 4 decades Rick Melick has spent the last six years
traveling the world with US blues rock artist Joe Bonamassa. With Joe
and others including Eric Clapton, John Denver, B.B King, John Hiatt,
Paul Rodgers and Beth Hart, he has performed at every major festival in
the world from The North Sea Jazz and Montreaux Jazz festivals to
W.O.M.A.D and the East Coast Blues & Roots festival and has worked
in some of the worlds great theatres and arena stages.
Rick will sing and play piano introducing us to his version of Soulful
blues & country in the style of the late great Ray Charles and
other legendary artists.
...”Perfect Nicky Hopkins
blues piano stylings…” - John Hardaker – Liveguide.com.au ...”Sun
Cleaning, Washing, Ironing
Could the person who took our Sherlok cart from outside 82 Richard Rd (between Cargo and Bells)
on the weekend of the 13/14 February please return it ASAP.
It is distinctive as it has a green twisted handle, but was not on the
pile of rubbish for the general clean up. We would appreciate it coming
Nicole (ph: 0410 701 643)
- Side table 76 x 40cm $200
- Pioneer Plasma TV and sound and entertainment system.
- Pedestal Antique Desk with leather top $300
- Desk with two filing cabinet draws $240
- White cabinet $60
- 3 Seater lounge and matching chair. Covered in
Warwick Macro suedes fabric with fully washable removable covers $320
Please contact Deryn on 0412-616152
Commuter Boat for
Yamaha 15 hp serviced with receipt, professionally anti fouled,
bilge pump, Nav lights.
$2800 not neg.
0413 815 111
Motorbike for Sale
Yamaha DT 175cc
Runs well; good reliable bike.
Call Tom on 0412 292 267
Boat for Sale
Guitar Tuition Wanted
Are you a school student
who is an accomplished classical guitar player ?
We are looking for someone to come once a week after school or on
weekends to give guitar lessons
to our 8 year old daughter.
You must be friendly (!) and have been learning the guitar for a number
A reference would be great.
Please contact Sarah on 0410 461 544 .
English Tutor Wanted
We’re looking for an Experienced English Tutor – Year 11 Standard
Ideally on the Island, student can come to you or you to us, day/time
Please call Cathy on 0410 335 965
Free Tinny Hull
This little Blue fin tinny hull sunk a few months back and is FREE to
anyone who would like it.
No engine, has 2 foldable upholstered seats, rod holders, nav lights,
some inner boards, it floats, currently on eastern side of Scotland
Please call Cathy on 0410 335 965
$100. Chest of Drawers - Great storage with adjustable dividers.
$300 - Dining Table and 6 chairs (including carver)
$30 - Desk
Contact: GAYLE 0401 099
503 LOVETT BAY
2 x Single Mattresses - clean, comfortable and hardly ever used
Cane Day Bed - with cushions and mattress. Mattress will need
Square Table - currently used as TV table
Contact: GAYLE 0401 099
503 LOVETT BAY
Waterfront Office Space to Rent
Former Islanders Ruth and Carl have a waterfront office at Gibson
Marina available to share.
Boat access and easy car
Two large desks (up to 3 workspaces) available in a light and airy
office with a northerly view over Pittwater.
Easy going vibe, 2-3 people in the office most days.
$660 per month including internet.
To share with Climate Risk, a climate change adaptation
Will consider splitting the desks. Available now.
Call Ruth 0405 505 855 or Karl 0412 257 521 for more info.
49 Robertson Rd, Scotland Island
$500 per week for cottage
- 1 brm cottage on the north side of Scotland Island
- Separate cabin/ home office/ studio
- Stunning views
- Private jetty and sandy beach
- Available March 1
- Six month lease with potential to extend
- Suit single or couple
- Maximum two people
- References required
$550 for cottage and studio
Please call Sophie 0432611976
or email email@example.com
Outdoor Setting Free
8 seat outdoor setting, free.
Ring chuck 0417 033 373
Island Web Site
go to the Calendar
|Scotland Island Residents
||click to go to Page
Island Community Vehicle - 0404 103 700
||Number, Usage & Charges
Island Rural Fire Brigade - 9999 4404
Pittwater Rural Fire Brigade - 9997-3795
Island Residents Association
(SIRA) Membership details - click
here for details
Association (WPCA) - http://www.wpca.org.au
Island Emergency Non-potable water
- Agreement for Sale of Non-potable Water
- SIRA Membership Application
- Emergency Non-potable Water Guidelines
- General Information, Map & Contacts
Island Children's Centre - (SIOCS - Scotland Island
& Offshore Children's Services)
Catherine Park (Long Day Care Service) 7.30am - 5.30pm (Tues,
Weds, Thurs & Friday)
Other services include: School Holiday Programme / Facility &
For information call 02 9979 7856
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Island Community Hall
Labram M: 0473008339 or email@example.com
|Tick Fact Sheet
Services, Clubs &
Dance, Art etc)
Meditation and Group Fitness with Patrice - 0406
483 036 firstname.lastname@example.org
and painting in oils, acrylics and mixed media- Marion 0431 457 431
Yoga - Tuesday 9.00 to 10.30 Tuesday morning - Phone Katya on
0414 187 916
Group For Catherine Park - Run by SIOCS - Emmie Collins
on 0405 330 781
& Kids Groups Playgroup - Run by SIOCS
- email Emma email@example.com
- contact Bob or Kez on 9999 4092
Park Bush Care Group,
2nd Sunday @ 9.30am, Sharon Kinnison @ 9997 6017
Park Bush Care Group,
1st Saturday @ 9 am, Bob Bolton @ 9999 4092
Thinking Group - Roy
Baker, 9999 6891, firstname.lastname@example.org
a capella choir
– Saturdays at 2:30 pm, SI Community Hall. Call CB on
Buses and Railways
Moon phases, Sun rise & set
weather for Sydney (128k circle)
|ALL EMERGENCIES (Police - Fire - Ambulance)
Assistance Line & Information
1444 or 9281 0000
Bay Water Police
7899 or 0412 162 093
Bay - Weekend
9999 3554 -
(02) 8411 1121
Bay - VHF Radio channel
Radio Channel: VHF 16
27MHz Radio Channel: 86 or 88
Island Rural Fire Service
|Elvina Bay Rural
Fire Service Headquarters Terrey
Fire Service General Information 9265 2999
Fire Service General information
Emergency Service, Warringah/Pittwater SES
25 00 9486
Parks & Wildlife Service: 000, general information
of Community Services: general information
388, (ah) 131 909
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