Posted by: northsidepa | August 14, 2020

“Get Ready”

Resilience NSW has declared the North Shore a “Get Ready” Community. This will allow us to tap into resources and allow us to be better prepared for emergencies.

Posted by: northsidepa | July 16, 2020

SALE OF COUNCIL BLOCKS

The Council is in the process of organising DA’s for the 8 blocks at the back of “Kangaroo” Park on the North Shore. This is to assure potential purchasers that they can build. The report which was supposed to be presented at the July meeting has now been moved to 20 September 2020.

Posted by: northsidepa | June 23, 2020

Visit of Leslie Williams MP to North Shore

Leslie and her Chief of Staff, Terry Sara, visited the North Shore yesterday. We advised Leslie of our need to have     Emergency Signs at both ferries which could also be used for  community use e.g. road closures, ferry re-fuelling. Leslie will make representation our our behalf  to the relevant  Minister next week.

Our President, Kingsley Searle, will appear on NBN TB tonight ( Tuesday) to talk about the Emergency Signs.

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Posted by: northsidepa | May 15, 2020

BUSHFIRE REBUILDING

Please note that the Northside Progress Association Inc. has set up a Facebook page – northsidecommunitynoticeboard – which will focus on important messages for the community from Local Government, other agencies and NSPA. Please support this page by liking it. Thank you.

Yesterday, the Coordinator of the National Bush Fire Agency,Andrew Colvin, conducted a video conference with the General Manager of the Council, Lucilla Marshall, Council, various Hastings Progress Associations and a representative from Mental Health. NSPA President and Fire Captain,Kingsley Searle, and Narelle Milligan NSPA and SES North Port Macquarie CAT team attended.

Andrew was focussed on assistance at a local level in conjunction with the NSW Government. Kingsley stressed the need for better communication, provision of electronic signs and improvement of the “Fires Near Me” app. which  has proved to be too slow in recent fires.  We will provide more updates on this as they are supplied.

Posted by: northsidepa | April 9, 2020

FERRY RESTRICTIONS

Council has agreed to our request as well as  those from essential workers who are residents, to restrict the access to the ferries,allowing residents, essential services and food deliveries only.  The restrictions  will apply to tourists’/visitors’ vehicles as well as motor bikes and dirt bikes. This is in line with the recent NSW legislation that travel must be restricted to control Covid-19. We hope this will keep the drivers safe as the top priority but also control the access to the beach which was very congested last weekend by visitors.

Signs will be placed at the ferries this afternoon and restrictions will start at midnight for the duration of the school holidays.  Council and the contractor will constantly monitor the situation and review at the end of April.

Enquiries: Kingsley Searle M. 04 1961 5509/ Narelle Milligan M. 04 1123 6124

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