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$700K of capital works in pipeline for Lambton

The Lambton area is set to benefit from a number of new capital works planned for the 2015/16 financial year. The City of Newcastle Draft Operational Plan 2015/16 has been on public exhibition and comment was sought from the community during May. If adopted in full the Operational Plan will see a total of $699,948 spent on new assets and the renewal or upgrading of existing assets specific to Lambton and North Lambton in the coming year. Some of the bigger ticket projects being budgeted for include completion of the pathways around Lambton Park ($200,000), demolition and rebuilding of the Lambton Park public toilet block and repairs to the footpaths in the Elder Street commercial area ($80,000). Smaller projects include lighting and voltage upgrades for Lambton Swimming Centre ($30,000), replacement of inoperable play equipment in Lambton Park ($70,000), interior and exterior painting of Lambton Branch Library ($30,000) and a clean and repaint of the rotunda ($5,000). In addition to these Lambton-specific projects there are also many citywide upgrade programs that will benefit the area. For a list of the projects planned for Lambton turn to page 2.

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(From page 1) The list below is taken from The City of Newcastle Draft Operational Plan 2015/16. ASSET RENEWAL PROJECTS

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Project name Budgeted cost Lambton Library - paint inside & out $ 30,000 Lambton Park - demolish/rebuild public $150,000 toilet block Lambton Park rotunda - clean & paint $ 5,000 Harry Edwards Pavillion - replace roof $ 8,000 Lambton Pool lighting upgrade $ 10,972 Lambton Pool Voltage OP/Power Factor $ 18,771 Lambton Park Playground - replace $ 70,000 damaged ‘flying fox’ Sunset Boulevarde - rehabilitate drainage $ 10,000 Elder Street footpath repairs $ 80,000 NEW/UPGRADE PROJECTS Project name Budgeted cost Lambton Park - provide recreation $ 100,000 infrastructure Lambton Park - pathways $ 200,000 Lambton Pool Voltage OP/Power Factor $ 17,205 CEEP TOTAL COST $699,948

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‘2hrsnorth’ is a collaboration of a number of local photographers celebrating the diversity of the suburbs of Newcastle. Driving force behind the idea of 2hrsnorth, artist Dylan Smith invited local photographers to explore and document individual suburbs which then had limited print runs and released as inexpensive and unique collectible photobooks. Started in October last year, the project ran for six months with two unique 32-page books being released per month. Each book contains work by two different artists documenting two different suburbs. One of the last to be produced, The Lambton edition, (paired with Warabrook-Sandgate) was released in March. When Dylan approached Jason Campbell to contribute to the project he chose Lambton as his subject. “I grew up in Nelson Bay, but I remember as a kid we’d come to Lambton each year to visit my Aunty. She would hold a Christmas party in the community hall, which I think is now the Multicultural Neighbourhood Centre. It took me back to those times to Above: Jason Campbell recalled childhood explore Lambton through the camera lens.” Jason said. visits to Lambton when he was invited to To find out more about the project or to purchase a copy go to contribute to the 2hrsnorth project www.2hrsnorth.com or www.facebook.com/2hrsnorth.

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Aerial view of Lambton Park showing the location and direction of the beam from six floodlighting poles to be installed before the end of 2015.

Users of the football fields adjacent to the rotunda on the Howe St side of Lambton Park will literally see the benefits when Newcastle Council installs floodlighting by the end of this year. Currently only the Harry Edwards Oval on the Karoola Rd side is floodlit. Council’s Recreation Projects Coordinator Matthew Bennett said the project, worth around $200,000, was approved last year as part of Council’s capital works program for the current financial year. “Six timber poles 23 metres in height will be installed around the fields. The lighting will suit football training and will of course mean teams can train safely after sunset.” Mr Bennett said. Input from the resident football club, the Lambton Jaffas, has been sought throughout the planning of the project.

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On Saturday 2nd May more than 130 women gathered in the Lambton Anglican Hall to enjoy champagne, afternoon tea and an amazing array of fashion from Jenda Collection. We were kept well entertained, with dancing from `Glitter Girls`…and some information on how to present ourselves for interviews from Kylie and Helen from Mary Kay Cosmetics. Our models were outstanding and were we spoilt for choice with wonderful fashions and accessories. The ladies enjoyed lots of chances to choose from door prizes and there was a raffle. Prizes were donated by some of our wonderful business people of Lambton including Lambton Park Hotel, Northumberland Hotel, Jarrett’s Quality Meats, Elder Street Pharmacy, Luxe Hair Spa, Lambton Fridge, Memory Lane Antiques, Champagne Nails, Lambton Fruit Shop and of course Jenda Collection. Our MC Michael Oultram added to the fun with his insightful observations and helped us enjoy the day. The fashion parade just gets bigger and better each year. The generosity of our community is always outstanding and I am very proud to be part of this area. The money raised this year will go to maintaining our hall and supporting the ministry to the community. Thanks again, to all who were a part of this great day. Rev`d Canon Maree Armstrong Morehead Street, Lambton

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What’s new at Lambton Library this month? The Hundred-foot Journey Don’t Think About Purple The Assassin by Clive Elephants by Susan Whelan Cussler and Gwynneth Jones

(DVD) This uplifting story bursts with flavour, passion and heart. When the chilly chef proprietress of a Michelin -starred French restaurant in Southern France (Helen Mirren) gets wind of a culinary migrant opening an Indian restaurant just 100 feet away from her own, her icy protests esculate to all out war between the two establishments. It’s a celebration of triumph over exile as these two worlds collide and one young man tries to find the comfort of home in every potwherever he may be.

Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach … that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere.

Hunting an assassin is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack, but in this case, the needle can kill you. In Isaac Bell’s latest exciting case, the killing begins with a sharpshooter takedown of a key witness in an oil monopoly case, but before long, they escalate into bombings, poisoning, staged accidents, and more shootings. To find the culprit, the intrepid Van Dorn detective and his crew travel cross-country and even into war-torn oilfields near the Caspian Sea before it comes to an tense conclusion back in the U.S. of A. History, mystery, and suspense all in one.

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Kids crossing Croudace 60’s style

Above: This is Croudace Street in front of Lambton Public School in about 1960. The road was just two lanes wide, and the parking lane on either side was gravel. Pupils were assigned to the roles of holding the flags, and they received recognition in the form of a Certificate, shown at right. In 1965, the oldest school building, known as The Barn, was demolished to make way for the widening of Croudace Street to four lanes.

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Lambton then, Lambton now A little light history

During the storm in April, parts of our city were plunged into darkness due to power outages. As inconvenient as that was, it was a reminder that in Lambton’s early days, that was the permanent state of affairs. But that changed on 9th September 1890, when Mrs Dent, the Mayoress of Lambton, speaking from a specially erected platform on the hill near the top of Morehead St said: “When I first came to Lambton the streets were so bad that you could almost bury yourselves in them, and I am now very pleased to see such a change, both in the streets and other matters, and now have much pleasure in switching on the electric light to light up the streets of the town.” Lambton was the first township in Newcastle to have electric street lighting, so it was cause for a grand celebration in Lambton Park as this Ralph Snowball photo shows. At the extreme left of the photo can be see one of the new light poles, painted bright white.

by Lachlan Wetherall

The generators powered a total of 160 street lamps, as well as lighting up the post office, council chambers, hotels, stores and dwellings. The day’s festivities ended with a banquet in the Criterion Skating Rink, in Morehead Street which fittingly, was illuminated by 30 electric lights. Although the lights were a technical success, sadly they were a financial disaster. Low connection rates from residents left the Council struggling to pay off the construction loans, and the lights were decommissioned and the generating equipment dismantled and sold off by 1903. Electric lighting eventually returned to Lambton in 1921. This September will be the 125th anniversary of electric light in our town, and a timely reminder to appreciate how electricity (barring the occasional storm) lights up our homes, streets and parks. You can view these photos and more details at www. lachlanwetherall.com

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Opposite page: Ralph Snowball’s photograph taken from the corner of Elder and Morehead Streets. The occasion is the advent of electric lighting in Lambton. The Lambton municipal council office is in the foreground, the rotunda and the relatively tree-less expanse of Lambton Park in the background. Photo used with permission of University of Newcastle Cultural Collections. Above: the same view today shows what is now the Lambton Branch Library.


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Mind matters by Dr Stuart Edser PhD. MAPS. MCCOUNP. MASCH. Principal Psychologist at Newcastle Psychology & Health

June gets us into half way through the year. It does get away, doesn’t it? Have you noticed the way time itself seems to move faster the older you get? When you’re a kid, it seems like an absolute eternity between Christmases and birthdays. But now it all goes so fast. All the more reason to try to live well. Living well. It’s a strange phrase. What does it mean to live well? There are many aspects to our lives: health, mental health, partner, children, other relationships, work, finances, sex, study, leisure, and the home, to name some important ones. Sometimes we can feel a little stuck in some of these aspects and need a bit of a shake-up. When we have some insight on what needs to change, it’s time to stop thinking and change to action. ‘It’s the doing that makes the difference’; one

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Just like us, as our pet’s age they have an increased chance of developing health problems and need a little extra care. We can do a lot for our older pets to help keep them feeling well. Bringing your pets for their annual check-up and vaccination enables your vet to discuss all aspects of their care, throughout their lives. But as your dog or cat ages, a check-up every 6 months is well worthwhile. Some of the common problems in older pets are arthritis, dental disease, heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes and endocrine disease. Your vet may recommend a blood test as the best way to look for the early indicators of age-related illnesses. The earlier a diagnosis is made, the better your pet’s management will be. With the increased requirement for more frequent veterinary care, schemes such as Healthy Pets Plus, a proactive health management plan available from Greencross Vets can help to reduce your yearly costs, covering most aspects of pet health care. The plan provides free or discounted services that particularly benefit older pets and can be undertaken at any age or disease stage. Arthritic pain can really slow your old pet down, especially during the colder months. X-rays may be recommended to make an accurate diagnosis and treatments include Synovan injections, which improve the condition of the joints, joint supplements and anti-inflammatories to relieve pain, comfortable bedding, a moderate exercise program, and weight reduction if necessary. If you feel your pet has not quite been themselves lately or you just need that ‘peace of mind’, please don’t hesitate to contact your local pet care team at Greencross Vets Lambton.


When time comes for aged care planning When the time comes to help a loved one into an aged care facility, it can be confusing and emotionally challenging for everyone involved. You know you want the best care available, but the practical issues also need to be considered. Is the preferred aged care facility affordable in both the short and long term? Will the choices you make now impact on pension entitlements and your future lifestyle? Unfortunately there are some complex financial implications associated with Aged Care. Decisions like should you keep the family home and rent it out or is it by Gary Croese B.Bus (Acc.), CPA, beneficial to sell. These two options FPS. Principal of GC Accountants can have different impacts on your pension entitlement, tax and aged care costs. Uninformed financial decisions can cost thousands of dollars, and in some cases restrict the options of care available to you.

Show us your old photos of Lambton! As part of the 150th anniversary of Lambton Public School, the committee is producing a photo book, and are looking to scan old photos which have not seen the light of day for many decades. Parks, buildings, houses, backyards, streets, people, bands, cars, buses, trams, mines, trains, churches, celebrations, picnics we want them all! Check your attic for old photo albums, slides, movie reels, postcards, negatives or shoeboxes of old photos! This project is as much for the Lambton community as it is for the school. For more details please contact Robert Watson at PO Box 120, Jesmond 2299 or email RGW2005@optusnet.com.au

Do you know? • What options are available for the upfront accommodation payment • How much are the daily care fees • The calculation of Means Tested Fees • How to minimise the associated costs and charges • How care can be affordable in both now and the long term. Residential aged care can be a tricky as there are many factors to consider so it is important to ensure you know all the facts and take some time to assess your situation to ensure a smooth transition, which sees the best outcome not only in the short term but well into the future. GC Accountants Pty Ltd ABN 46108440768 are authorised representatives of Count Financial Limited ABN 19 001 974 625, AFSL 227232

■ Tax & Rental Property Advice ■ Small Business Experts ■ Self Managed Super ■ Business Set-up and Advice ■ Negative Gearing & Capital Gains Specialists Visit our website for the complete range www.gcaccountants.com.au

88 Elder St, Lambton Phone: 4956 1640

GC Accountants Pty Ltd is a CPA Practice

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Live @ Lambton this month - music & theatre Bar 121

Thu 4

Jam night featuring Ty

Fri 5

Rachel Rachel

Sat 6

Oversteer

Sun 7

Lizotte’s 6th Birthday Bash & Royal Open Day

Wed 10 Live N Local

Newcastle Theatre Co.

Lady Windermere’s Fan A comedy in four acts

Thu 11

Think Rock N Food Trivia

Thu 11 Jam night featuring Ty

Fri 12

Bondi Cigars

Fri 12

Tiali

Sat 13

The Idea of North

Sat 13

Hornet

Thu 18 Jam night featuring Ty

Sun 14

Reuben Bradley featuring Taylor Eigsti

Fri 19

Tim Rossington

Tue 16

The Grigoryan Brothers

Sat 20

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Wed 17 Fully booked function

Sat 20

Thu 18

The Australian Burlesque Festival

Wed 24

8pm

Fri 19

Diesel

Fri 26

8pm

Sat 20

Diesel

Sat 27

8pm

Thu 25 Jam night featuring Ty Fri 26

Just Jace

Sat 27

Shivoo

Lambton Park Hotel Fri 5

Just Jace

Sat 6

Gareth Hudson Duo

Fri 12

Bobby C

Sat 13

Josh & Joey

Fri 19

Matt Gaudry

Sat 20

Dr Zoom Duo

Fri 26

Howard Shearman

Sat 27

Nick Raschke Duo

Written by Oscar Wilde Directed by Michael Blaxland

Sat 13

8pm

Sun 14

2pm

Wed 17

8pm

Fri 19

8pm 2pm and 8pm

Northumberland Hotel Fri 5

The Harbourmaster

Fri 12

Lennie Live

Fri 19

Brien McVernon

Fri 26

Nano M

The Mark Hotel Fri 5

Hummingbirds

Sat 6

Dr Zoom Trio

Wed 24 Live N Local

Sun 7

The Big Bang

Thu 25

PechaKucha Night Newcastle

Fri 12

The Years

Felicity Urquhart, Lyn Bowtell & Kevin Bennett

Sat 13

Loko

Lizotte’s

Fri 26

Sun 14 The Jungle Kings

Wed 3

Live N Local

Sat 27

Damien Leith

Thu 4

Rob Snarski

Fri 5

Johnny Cash-In Solitary

Sun 28 Melinda Schneider does Sun 21 Doris Day

Fri 19

Overload

Sat 20

The Snape Trilogy

Fri 26

Hurricane Fall Mark Wells Trio

Tue 30 The SongBirds - Sat 6 Medieval Blues Banquet Sat 27 Secret Society Dannielle Gaha, Gaby with Hat Fitz & Cara Moreno & Erica Canales Sun 28 Hornet Robinson The information on this page was correct at time of printing. Please check all details with the respective venues. Page 22 > Lambton Local > June 2015


LAMBTON LOCAL CLASSIFIEDS

Placing your Lambton Local classified is easy! Email lambtonlocal@gmail. com or post the details to PO 130 Lambton 2299 by 15th of the month. Be sure to include your contact details for clarification and verification.

FOR SALE TWO-SEATER LOUNGE Beige fabric, Freedom brand, very good condition, $1500 new, selling for $150. Phone Pamela on 0428 433 147 WOVEN HAMMOCK Handwoven in Rio, never used, excellent condition, fitting included, $145. Phone Pamela on 0428 433 147

NOTICES FOSTER CARERS REQUIRED Barnardos Australia, now in Newcastle. We are looking for foster carers for siblings 0-12 years, for a few weeks or up to several months. Training, 24 hour support and generous allowance provided. Please call Amber 1800 663 441 FOUND BIRD A friendly bird has been found in the vicinity of Belford Rd Lambton. If you have lost a bird and can describe it phone Maureen on 0409 554 363 to claim it. FUN WALKING GROUP Ladies walking group all ages at Lambton Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7am. Call Debbie on 0438 800 007 or Helen on 0412 509 248 KNITTING AND CROCHET CLASSES Special handmade leather craft and personalised orders. Phone 4929 7255 or 49575501 after 4pm “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does” -Steuart Henderson Britt

NOTICES LAMBTON RESIDENTS GROUP MEETING Be a part of some exciting and worthwhile initiatives and projects for our local area. Next monthly meeting will be Tuesday 2nd June commencing at 5.30pm at Lambton Bowling Club, Karoola Rd. No RSVP required. For more info email: lambtonresidents@ gmail.com or call Nicola on 0402 949 854. All local residents welcome. NEWCASTLE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC. The June meeting of the Society will be held at the Lambton Mechanics Institute 68 Elder Street Lambton on Tuesday 2nd June at 2pm, the guest speaker is Mr Bob Bush and his topic is “From a Bush Poet’s Pen” Inquiries phone 4957 8296 NEWCASTLE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP The June meeting of the Newcastle MS support group will be at 10am at Heaton Birmingham Gardens Bowling Club on the17th of June. These meetings are held for anyone who has MS and for anyone interested in knowing more about this disease. Further information can be obtained by phoning Stephen on 4952 7302

WORK AVAILABLE PART-TIME GARDENER Needed for weeding, pruning and general maintenance of garden beds. Phone Pamela on 0428 433 147

NOTICES

ECS

Lawn & Garden Care

Specialising in the care & management of your lawn & garden Lawn Mowing Garden cleanup & presentation Regular maintenance hedging, pruning, trimming, weeding, mulching & more Garden design & creation food, ornamental & native gardens.

Phone or SMS us now for a free quote on 0410 566 104

HUNTER THEATRE SUPPORTERS

Live theatre in Sydney this month. Coach or Show Only

“Les Miserables” Wednesday 17th June 1pm August and September – “Matilda” and “Anything Goes” matinees. Further details phone Don on 4952 8590

FREE COMMUNITY

CLASSIFIEDS

To place your free Lambton Local classified send your wording/photo to PO Box 130, Lambton 2299 or email the details to: lambtonlocal@ gmail.com before 15th of the month. Be sure to include your contact details for verification purposes. This free classifieds offer is made to private parties only, not businesses and is subject to conditions.

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WE ARE IMPROVING ELDER STREET PHARMACY FOR YOU…

A whole new look coming soon!

While we’re under construction, we are trading as normal through the renovations… Thank you for your patience.

YOUR FAMILY CAN BREATHE EASY THIS WINTER

VICKS VAPORIZER Relieves cold and flu symptoms

Don’t pay up to $80

$54.95

ONLY Your friendly pharmacists Daniel Kebriti and Ashleigh Moore

117 Elder St, Lambton • Phone 4957 3630

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