Towlers Bay Fire
- Towlers Bay Fire (Pittwater LGA) 22/01/13 08:51
A bush fire, believed to have started by lightning on Friday afternoon
in the Ku-ring-gai National Park in the West Head area, has been
The fire is burning within containment lines on West Head Road between
the Salvation and Challenger Tracks and on the eastern side of West
Head Road between the Towlers Bay Track and Bairne Track.
Fire fighters, support by aircraft, will be undertaking back burning
operations today to consolidate and strengthen current containment
There is no threat to properties, however significant amounts of smoke
may be visible from the Central Coast, Northern Suburbs, across the
Northern Beaches as well as smoke drifting towards west and south west
See a prediction of the smoke drift for today - Smoke Plume Model
The West Head Peninsula in the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park is closed to
visitors. Those wishing to visit the area should monitor the National
Parks and Wildlife website for updates - National Parks & Wildlife
Service visitor website.
Be aware of conditions in the area in case the situation changes.
Follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan.
Bay Fire Photos
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contribute to our on-line photo gallery please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please leave the images as large as possible when you send them to me.
for the most up-to-date information about NSW fires go to the NSW RFS
link up with their Facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/nswrfs
Petrol Tanks Stolen
There has been a spate of thefts of petrol tanks from commuter boats on
the island over the last few days. Also there has also been some
tampering with electric start boats.
All boat owners should ensure that their fuel tanks are chained so as
to deter any would be thieves.
Water Police have been informed of the situation and are on the look
out for the culprits.
Any one who thinks they might be able to help with information to catch
these people should get in touch with Water Police at Holmeport Marina.
Tennis Court Pontoon Coordinator
WPYC Putt Putt Race
Cove Sunday 27, Jan....
Clea and Garrett Sherman are pleased to announce the
arrival of their son Rafferty David Mitchell Sherman, on Jan 14 at Mona
Vale Hospital. Birth weight 3.6 kilos.
Mother and bub are home now and doing well and would like to thank the
amazing staff at the hospital and everyone on and around the island who
has been so helpful during Clea's pregnancy, we all feel so lucky to be
part of this community.
if anyone out there is looking for a house sitter from Feb through to
I am a mature age school teacher looking to take some time off in a
tranquil environment so I can be closer to my daughter who lives on the
northern beaches. At this time she needs some extra support. She
may or may not join me.
I have been teaching in Arnhem Land for the last few years and have my
own home in Darwin which is leased out until April.
So…if you feel like discussing things further, please do.
I can be contacted on 0487589244 or email@example.com
Deb Lorenz 0487599244
A working professional
couple in their 40's offering to house sit for a minimum of 6 months.
We love pets and are very 'handy' at general repairs.
We are responsible, tidy and have many references available.
Please contact 0432 867 119 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marianne and Chad
Commuter Boat for Sale
3.7 metre Aluminum runabout for sale
Suzuki 15hp engine with fuel filter
Protective bar around engine
25 litre fuel tank with spare 20 litre tank
Bilge pump with float switch
Registered to Sept 2013
Berthed in Newport and was on private jetty at Little Lovett
6 lifejackets - two new ones used for night commuting
Boat hook and fender
Contact Tony 0403 190 335
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