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of Pittwater, Australia
Reminder - Self Employed Christmas
Friday from midday at Church Point Cafe.
all those self employed people who don't get to have an Office
Christmas party, come and join with other self employed
folk celebrating at Church Point Cafe. Bring along
present for under $10 for the chris cringle gift. No set menu
choose whatever you want from the Cafe menu.
essential and must be lodged before the 12th December
Contact Melanie or John at PMC Hill real Estate to
reserve your spot.
Phone 9999 4902
Song of the Cafe
10 till 12
When breeze makes whitecaps on water, gold spring in growing leaves,
Idle chatter and children play, sun dapples park and trees.
When children play, pontoon and boats, tease with gentle jest.
Come back to me! Linger here! And say my cafe is
Cafe Poetry Department
Opening a Huge
The rain clouds parted and the crowds rolled
The came in their
tinnies and they came by ferry, they walked from great distances and
some even managed to find a car park. All there for a common goal to
support our community.
All of the
above but much much more.
- a group of people living together in one place,
- a particular area or place considered together
with its inhabitants
- a feeling of fellowship with others, as a
result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals :
• [in sing. ] a similarity or identity : artists who shared a community
• joint ownership or liability : a commitment to the community of goods.
- a group of interdependent organisms of
different species growing or living together in a specified habitat :
opening of the Gone Fishing Gallery was a huge success. We particularly
would like to thank Mary and Joe Romeo for their incredible generosity
and support. As Susan Duncan said they are situated on the mainland but
are very much a part of our community.
On behalf of all the artists I would like to say thank you for all the
warm and fuzzies, and the positive feedback.
We luv youse all.
the opening can now be viewed at the our Online Gallery here; http://picasaweb.google.com/offshoregallery/GoneFishingGalleryOpening#
and a couple
of "unedited" videos of the opening can be seen here;
Kindy Open Evening
For existing and
new parents and carers
make time in your busy diary join the kindy staff, committee and
parents for wine and nibblies at the upcoming open evening. Hear about
progress for the year past, updates planned, and connect with your
child’s programme via a chat with staff and committee.
December 15, 2010
Bring a bottle,
we’ll provide the snacks.
has been another big year for the Scotland Island Kindy, and we would
like to take the time to bring you up to date, and hear any feedback
The committee are busy putting in place the necessary
policies and practices to ensure Scotland Island Kindy is operating at
the highest possible level in regards to safety, health, nutrition and
Mostly, we would like for everyone to have an
opportunity to relax together informally and take the time to talk with
staff and other parents. While we stay connected, our kindy community
will remain strong into the future.
Looking forward to seeing you there
The Kindy Committee
Please RSVP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 9979 7856
Pittwater Council has given the thumbs-up to a new ‘twilight market’ at
Mona Vale’s Village
Council voted at its meeting this week to approve a market to be held
once a month during February, March, April, September, October and
December each year.
Each market would trade between 5pm and 9pm on a Friday evening.
Mayor Harvey Rose said the new market would begin in February next year.
“We anticipate that as with the Palm Beach Market, up to 100
stall-holders will take part,” he said.
Rose said that the twilight market would offer food, drinks and
entertainment, with the Inch café at Park Street also participating.
the markets are on we will lift the current alcohol-free restrictions
in Village Park to allow people to have a drink with dinner while they
enjoy the live entertainment and market atmosphere,” he said.
Rose said the Council was supporting the event as part of its pledge to
increase family-friendly entertainment options and business activity in
“The local business community are also in favour of
the markets because they have observed how they can generate visitors
and trade for local businesses as well as stall-holders,” he said.
For more details about the twilight markets and becoming a
stall-holder, contact Nikki Griffith on 9970 1355.
Les Munn, Pittwater Council Ph: 9970 1354
More current notice can be seen online here; http://www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/council/media/current_news_releases
SCOTLAND ISLAND PLANS GO ON
Council has commissioned a report comprising a three-part plan into the
long-term needs for roads and other infrastructure on Scotland Island.
The Scotland Island Residents Association (SIRA) and Sydney Water were
consulted for some months before the plan was prepared.
The report examines the feasibility and preliminary costing for
construction of sealed roads and drainage across the island.
around 1000 residents live all-year-round on Scotland Island. Transport
is largely confined to small boats to and from the mainland and there
are only a few privately owned vehicles on the island. The island’s
inhabitants depend on septic tanks for their sewage disposal.
three-part plan – the Scotland Island Road Reserve Management Strategy,
the Scotland Island Stormwater Management Strategy and the Scotland
Island Road Reserve and Drainage Implementation Plan - is on exhibition
for comment between 4 December and 4 March 2011.
Jacqueline Townsend said the Council would spend some months discussing
the island’s future infrastructure needs with offshore residents.
However, she cautioned that major work on drainage and roads may be
hamstrung by a lack of funding.
the federal government’s stimulus package ended, there has been no
major grant funding programs made available for infrastructure, so the
Council may need to look elsewhere to find the funding" she said.
Townsend added that Sydney Water have also extended their timeframe for
construction of a sewer network on the island by another 10 years to
“A sewer system was originally promised this year," Cr Townsend said.
The plans can be viewed at the Council’s customer service centres at
Avalon and Mona Vale or at www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au
3 December 2010
James Payne, Pittwater Council Ph: 9970 1188
can download all 8 of the reports here....
Scotland Island Road Reserve &
Stormwater Management Implementation Plan.pdf
Island IP Stormwater Management Figures.pdf
Island IP Road Reserve Figures.pdf
Scotland Island Road Reserve Strategy
Scotland Island Road Reserve Strategy
Scotland Island Road Reserve Figures.pdf
Scotland Island Stormwater Management
Scotland Island Stormwater Management
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!
19th October 2010 I received a parking fine of $430, for parking in the
newly relocated parking zone for disabled people at Church Point
parking area. I requested consideration to the RTA and received a
notification of rejection from the Office of State Revenue. My
application was on the basis of changes being recently made to the
parking area, and that I arrived late at night when it was very
difficult to see the new signs.
Has any one of you had the same
problem? I might need to take this matter to court; so, does anyone
know exactly when the changes were made to the signs for the disabled
Does anyone know any other way I might go about trying to annul this
Hope to hear from someone, on 99994885, or email@example.com.
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