b'Lane CoveIn FocusLane Cove Council Community Newsletter October 2019Azalea Restoration CompleteLane Coves azalea rejuvenation project was officially opened by Member for Lane Cove Anthony Roberts and Mayor of Lane Cove Clr Pam Palmer onFriday 13 September. The project saw more than 600 azaleas planted along Epping Road between Coxs Lane and the Longueville Road intersection. The rejuvenation was borne from community requests for the restoration of the garden beds on Epping Road, featuring an iconic display of azaleas, which were reconfigured during construction of the Lane Cove Tunnel.Councils restoration was brought forward by funding from theNSW Governments Stronger Communities Fund. Other works in the project included the repair of retaining walls, planting of native ground covering plants and installation of irrigation. The azaleas were sourced entirely from cuttings taken from original azaleas on Epping Road and were propagated at Councils community nursery.The Canopy reachesnew heights (L-R) Clr Frances Vissel, Clr Katherine Morris, Member for Lane Cove Anthony Roberts, Mayor of Lane Cove Clr Pam Palmer, Clr Andrew Zbik, Clr Karola Brent, Clr Scott Bennison and Clr David Brooks-Horn.New look Kimberley PlaygroundAn upgrade of the popular playground in Kimberley Avenue, Lane Cove is finished in time for Spring! The new play area completed Ten local residents plus their guests joined Mayor of Lane Cove,in late July features a slide, balance beams, spinners and two Clr Pam Palmer and Councillors on an exclusive tour of the site onswings, including a nest swing.Saturday, after more than 450 locals entered a competition to win a spot on the tour.The Canopy has reached its highest point of construction known as the topping out. To celebrate the milestone with the community, Council ran a competition for 10 residents to join Mayor of Lane Cove, Clr PamPalmer at a special topping out ceremony and exclusive tour of the site on Saturday 24 August. More than 450 residents entered the competition. The Canopy will be home to a new park with a village green and childrens playground, performance stage, restaurant precinct, Coles and Aldi supermarkets and a 500-space underground car park. To find out more about this exciting project visit www.thecanopylanecove.com.au. 1'