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Archive - November 2018

Incident Management Team and Crews Manage East Coast Low Impacts
30 Nov 2018
Incident Management Team and Crews Manage East Coast Low Impacts
This week Council’s planning, logistics, intelligence and public information experts established a central incident team to monitor conditions and crews worked quickly to address any impacts of the east coast low which hit the area as well as broader Sydney this week. 
A Move Towards Common Sense on Boarding Houses
30 Nov 2018
A Move Towards Common Sense on Boarding Houses
The state government announcement on Wednesday to cap the number of units in boarding house developments is good news for local residents and will break the incentive for profit driven developers to exploit affordable housing rules. 
Draft Arts and Creativity Strategy on Public Exhibition – Have Your Say
30 Nov 2018
Draft Arts and Creativity Strategy on Public Exhibition – Have Your Say
Council this week resolved to seek community feedback on a draft Arts and Creativity Strategy – a shared reference and long term vision for the direction of the arts in the region. 
Survey Reveals Northern Beaches Parents’ Biggest Concerns About Their Kids’ Safety
29 Nov 2018
Survey Reveals Northern Beaches Parents’ Biggest Concerns About Their Kids’ Safety
Krav Maga Northern Beaches, one of Sydney’s premiere self-defense schools, recently conducted a survey on child safety and bullying to find out and address parents’ concerns. The survey was completed by over 200 respondents local to the Northern Beaches area. 
Spend Some Time With a Human Book
27 Nov 2018
Spend Some Time With a Human Book
Beryl, Rosemary, Robert and George are all human books.

They are among 10 locals who will be on loan at the Cromer Community Centre to participate in the Human Library event on Saturday 1 December (1.30pm to 4pm). 
Youth Mental-Health & Wellbeing Advocate to Share His Insights
26 Nov 2018
Youth Mental-Health & Wellbeing Advocate to Share His Insights
An acclaimed advocate for youth mental health and suicide prevention, Nic Newling, is visiting the Northern Beaches to share his unique insights and experiences with local parents, carers, teachers and high school students in a free public presentation (6.30 – 8:30pm, Wednesday 28 November). 
Council Swat Team Storms Manly Corso
26 Nov 2018
Council Swat Team Storms Manly Corso
Manly Corso will be the subject of a Spring-clean offensive as a 50-strong contingent of Council’s cleaning, landscaping and painting staff move in over three days in November. 
Coach Given Life Membership
25 Nov 2018
Coach Given Life Membership
The head coach of Pittwater Outrigger Canoe Racing Club, Gary Finnigan, has been awarded life membership in appreciation of his 10 years of coaching and 8 years as head coach of the outrigger club. 
Dee Why Children’s Centre Exceeds Standards
25 Nov 2018
Dee Why Children’s Centre Exceeds Standards
Northern Beaches Council's Dee Why Children's Centre has been officially rated as 'Exceeding the National Quality Standard' under the National Quality Framework. 
World-First Smart Beaches Platform Wins $910,000 Federal Grant
25 Nov 2018
World-First Smart Beaches Platform Wins $910,000 Federal Grant
Lake Macquarie City Council will develop a world-first smart beaches platform to make beaches safer, reduce the risk of coastal drownings and improve public amenities. 
Proposed Off-Leash Dog Trial at Station Beach
25 Nov 2018
Proposed Off-Leash Dog Trial at Station Beach
Council is seeking community input on a proposal for a restricted off-leash dog trial on the southern section of Station Beach at Palm Beach. 
Share Your Ideas for a Long-Term Little Manly Reserve Masterplan
24 Nov 2018
Share Your Ideas for a Long-Term Little Manly Reserve Masterplan
Northern Beaches Council is calling on residents to provide their thoughts and ideas on how we should best shape a long-term landscape masterplan for Little Manly Beach Reserve and Point. 
Glen Street Theatre - 2019 Season Launched
24 Nov 2018
Glen Street Theatre - 2019 Season Launched
Glen Street Theatre is delighted to announce the 2019 Season which has the ultimate mix of comedy, drama, dance, film, music and political satire that is sure to keep you entertained throughout the year. 
Tick Survey on the Northern Beaches
24 Nov 2018
Tick Survey on the Northern Beaches
Northern Beaches Council invites residents to participate in an online survey about their experiences with animals and ticks around the house. 
Boating Facilities Upgrade at Rowland Reserve
23 Nov 2018
Boating Facilities Upgrade at Rowland Reserve
Northern Beaches Council has completed a major upgrade of boating facilities at Rowland Reserve on Pittwater. 
Harbord Diggers Expands Venue Offerings
23 Nov 2018
Harbord Diggers Expands Venue Offerings
As part of the progressive roll out of its state-of-the-art new venue, Harbord Diggers has recently opened its new community room that sees the return of a range of sub-clubs and traditional RSL activities. 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
22 Nov 2018
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
"and - pop! - out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.” 
Watch Paint Dry…Literally!
21 Nov 2018
Watch Paint Dry…Literally!
Manly Corso will be transformed into a live art class over the next month when a young local artist will be painting a huge mural on the recently erected construction hoardings. 
Spiegelesque Extended Encore Season
21 Nov 2018
Spiegelesque Extended Encore Season
Due to popular demand Glen Street Theatre’s Pop Up Cabaret Season of Spiegelesque has been extended again for an Encore Season. 
Manly Boys High School Reunion Years 1954-1958
20 Nov 2018
Manly Boys High School Reunion Years 1954-1958
All who were students at MBHS during those years are welcome. 
Harbour View Children's Centre Re-Opening
19 Nov 2018
Harbour View Children's Centre Re-Opening
Northern Beaches Council is delighted to announce the Harbour View Children’s Centre will return to its home in Seaforth in January following extensive renovations and extensions. 
Help Shape the Future Design of Manly Life Saving Club
18 Nov 2018
Help Shape the Future Design of Manly Life Saving Club
One of Australia’s most iconic beaches is set to get a facelift with a new life saving club, and Council’s looking for community input to help shape the future design of Manly Life Saving Club. 
Share Your Stories of the Northern Beaches
17 Nov 2018
Share Your Stories of the Northern Beaches
Local history buffs and residents interested in preserving our community’s heritage have a unique opportunity to help Council with the development of a Thematic History for the Northern Beaches. 
Northern Beaches Safest Driver Announced
16 Nov 2018
Northern Beaches Safest Driver Announced
Amazing results have been uncovered from Ubicar and Council's partnership including a notorious stretch of road where motorists are most distracted by their phones. 
Partnership will See Hundreds of Bikes Diverted from Landfill and Go to Communities in Need
15 Nov 2018
Partnership will See Hundreds of Bikes Diverted from Landfill and Go to Communities in Need
Kimbriki Resource Recovery Centre is partnering with not-for profit charity Bikes 4 Life to reuse unwanted bikes with bold plans to divert over 500 bikes from landfill every year. 
Construction Company Convicted over Water Pollution Incident
14 Nov 2018
Construction Company Convicted over Water Pollution Incident
Construction company Ganellen Pty Ltd has been fined $16,000 and directed to pay costs of $8,000 following successful prosecution by Northern Beaches Council for a water pollution offence. 
Popular Sportsfields at Cromer Gets a Major Upgrade
12 Nov 2018
Popular Sportsfields at Cromer Gets a Major Upgrade
An extra playing field and a higher quality playing surface will be delivered at the popular St Matthews Farm Reserve sportsfields in Cromer thanks to an upgrade by Northern Beaches Council. 
Extraordinary Coastal Views Unlocked with Proposed Newport to Avalon Pedestrian and Cycle Link
11 Nov 2018
Extraordinary Coastal Views Unlocked with Proposed Newport to Avalon Pedestrian and Cycle Link
Northern Beaches Council is seeking community comment on a new draft plan aimed at safely connecting the coastal villages of Avalon and Newport for pedestrians and cyclists. 
Energy Efficiency Workshop for Businesses
10 Nov 2018
Energy Efficiency Workshop for Businesses
Northern Beaches Council will hold a free information session for businesses interested in becoming more energy efficient and wanting to save on energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. 
Council Investigates Destruction of Bushland at Warriewood
9 Nov 2018
Council Investigates Destruction of Bushland at Warriewood
Council is investigating the destruction of bushland at a new subdivision at Warriewood. 
Northern Beaches Council Produces Drinking Water from the Sun and Air
7 Nov 2018
Northern Beaches Council Produces Drinking Water from the Sun and Air
Northern Beaches Council is participating in an innovative project to produce drinking water from air using solar energy. 
The Boathouse Group Celebrate 10 Years, Offering a Complimentary Prosecco to Guests on Thursday
6 Nov 2018
The Boathouse Group Celebrate 10 Years, Offering a Complimentary Prosecco to Guests on Thursday
November 2018 marks the 10th birthday of The Boathouse Group. To celebrate, the Boathouse cafes, including Palm Beach, Shelly Beach and Balmoral, will offer guests a complimentary glass of prosecco on Thursday the 8th of November. 
Poignant Spiritual Homecoming for a World War One Veteran – After 101 Years
6 Nov 2018
Poignant Spiritual Homecoming for a World War One Veteran – After 101 Years
The name of an Australian-born World War One soldier, Roy Hunter, is to be inscribed on the Manly War Memorial - 101 years after his death at Passchendaele, Belgium, during the tragic Third Battle of Ypres of October 1917. 
Spring Nights will sure be a Highlight at Forestville Shops
5 Nov 2018
Spring Nights will sure be a Highlight at Forestville Shops
We have something extra special planned for the Forestville community this November with a series of free family friendly events at the local shopping area “The Centre’ (between Starkey and Darley Streets, Forestville). 
New Solar Panels at Council Save Money and Cut Carbon Emissions
5 Nov 2018
New Solar Panels at Council Save Money and Cut Carbon Emissions
Northern Beaches Council has installed a total of 119 kW of solar panels at its Cromer and Balgowlah depots, as part of its pledge to the Cities Power Partnership to adopt best practice energy efficiency measures across Council buildings. 
Capstone Editing Announces Two Grants to Support Indigenous High School Students and Mid-Career Researchers
5 Nov 2018
Capstone Editing Announces Two Grants to Support Indigenous High School Students and Mid-Career Researchers
An Australian business established to support students and academics is offering two grants to ease the pressures of two vastly different groups: Indigenous high school students and mid-career researchers. 
Grand Connections - What A Grand Idea!
4 Nov 2018
Grand Connections - What A Grand Idea!
Grand Connections is a free expo for grandparents who look after young children which is jam packed with information stalls and activities aimed at offering practical family support on Thursday 8 November 2018 (10am-2pm) at Dee Why RSL. 
Council to Set a New Direction for the Future of District Park
4 Nov 2018
Council to Set a New Direction for the Future of District Park
Northern Beaches Council is proposing to develop a new concept for an enhanced multi-sports facility at District Park that will provide greater community benefit including additional facilities such as more indoor sport courts and community space. 
Ride Plus Job Opportunities
3 Nov 2018
Ride Plus Job Opportunities
You may have seen the RidePlus On Demand transport service operating in Manly? They now have exciting opportunities for more drivers to join their team! 
Surfriders Recognised as Council’s 2018 Eco-Heroes
3 Nov 2018
Surfriders Recognised as Council’s 2018 Eco-Heroes
Over 100 eco-heroes descended on Long Reef Golf Club last Wednesday night (24 October) as Northern Beaches Council revealed the winners of the 2018 Eco Awards. 
History Week 2018 Instagram Competition Winners Announced
3 Nov 2018
History Week 2018 Instagram Competition Winners Announced
The winners of Northern Beaches Libraries Services History Week photo competition were announced at an awards ceremony last week at Mona Vale Library. 
Lifesaving Machines Improve Survival Chances of Heart Attack
2 Nov 2018
Lifesaving Machines Improve Survival Chances of Heart Attack
Shoctober is nationally recognised as defibrillator awareness month and publically accessible defibrillators have been rolled out across the Northern beaches in high-priority areas to improve survival rates of cardiac arrest victims. 
Community to Benefit from $394,000 in Grants Awarded
1 Nov 2018
Community to Benefit from $394,000 in Grants Awarded
More than 50 not-for-profit organisations have been announced as recipients of the first round of Northern Beaches Council’s Community Grants. 
Take a Look into the Boundless World-View of a Bilingual Student at the German International School Sydney’s Open Day
1 Nov 2018
Take a Look into the Boundless World-View of a Bilingual Student at the German International School Sydney’s Open Day
Families looking to join the German International School Sydney’s (GISS) global community will be provided with a taste of the bilingual education system at their quarterly open day. With students from over 20 different countries and offering four languages, student life at the GISS is the embodiment of globalisation in the 21st century. 
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