Island Dog Race
It's on again!
Same time same place
Eve 6pm @
Register your Dog from 2;30 to 5:30pm
Entry fee is 1 Longneck (Cold!) and 1 x Large Tin Dog Food
Official starting time 6pm (or thereabouts)
Xmas overflow @ Pittwater YHA
Pittwater YHA has accommodation until the 26th December so if you have
an overflow of family and friends
Managers Sarah Polomka & Michael Doherty
p: (02) 9999 5748 (8-11 am and 5-8 pm)
The Festive Season is
Mona Vale Veterinary
New Year consulting hours:
- Opening hours over the Christmas New Year Period
- After hours treatment when we are closed -
Northside Emergency Vet Service (NEVS) NEW LOCATION IN TERREY HILLS
We will be closed for a few days here and there over the Christmas/New
Year Period, however most days we will be open for normal consulting
Opening hours are listed below, but these will also be included on our
website and recorded on our answering machine should you need them.
Wednesday 24th – Christmas Eve: 8am – 7pm
Thursday 25th – Christmas Day: CLOSED
Friday 26th – Boxing Day: 8am – 10am
Saturday 27th – Normal Hours: 8am – 2pm
Wednesday 31st – New Years Eve: 8am – 7pm
Thursday 1st – New Years Day: CLOSED
Friday 2nd - Normal Hours: 8am – 7pm
From all of us at MVVH we wish you, your families and of course your
furry family members a Merry Christmas and a safe, healthy and happy
Veterinary Care & Advice - NEVS
A reminder that our fabulous after hours team at the Northside
Emergency Vet Service (NEVS) will be open and fully staffed on any day
we are closed throughout the holiday period.
The highly experienced team of Vets & Nurses can be contacted on
9452 2933, should you need any assistance or advice.
****As of the 18th of December they will be operating out of their
brand new facilities on Mona Vale Road in Terrey Hills, just near the
Forest Way Fruit Market. It is the same dedicated & highly
experienced team, just in a new location!
STOP THE ISLAND POO
FROM HURTING YOU!
are facing serious health threats from sewage run-off. You
and your family risk contracting diseases such as giardia, urinary tract infections,
meningitis and other serious mosquito-borne diseases like Ross River and Dengue Fevers.
Sewage run-off is a public health risk in Pittwater through exposure to
pooled effluent, contaminated soils and indirect exposure in waterways.
A Martens & Associate study commissioned by SIRA found Faecal
Coliform levels are 645 times above the recommended safety level and
Enterococci Levels are 2,600 times.
To make matters worse, Sydney Water
after 15 years is about to break a
promise to our community to provide waste water infrastructure
to Scotland Island.
We don’t have much time before Sydney Water submits its report to the
Baird Government to ditch the Island’s proposed sewerage project.
NEED YOU TO ACT NOW -- in the
interest of everyone’s health and safety
a letter this week to both our
local Council and local State
member Rob Stokes. They need to hear from you and to seek your
support in lobbying the appropriate Minister and Department.
Read the full story in PDF
A Lousy act of
A big thank you to the person or persons in our wonderful Scotland
Island community that saw fit to vandalise our planter boxes at the
entry to our home last night.
I hope you're happy with your handy work, I had back surgery last week
so the mess will not be moving anytime soon!
Free Fire Wood/Building wood /Cardboard packing
Please feel free to take wood at the front of the property, we have
other building wood & sleepers under the house if you’re
interested, plus wood for the fire.
A complete trampoline is also available left by the previous
tenants, boxed. All Free
If you would like to look at anything under the house please call Jules
out on a previous Newsletters - HERE
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found and read at https://ymlp.com/archive_gesgjgm.php
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