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Rosanne Bland, Editor
Joyce Steadman, Bookkeeper

26 Beamish Road
Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0
902-452-0603

ARDOISE RECREATION CENTER CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT

#3 Ardoise School Rd. @ Hwy1, West Hants

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1pm
(doors open 12:00)

$10.00 per person

Bring a partner

1st , 2nd, 3rd, winners prizes & highest hand prize

Canteen available

For more information call 902 757-2107

www.ardoisehall.ca

MUNICIPALITY OF EAST HANTS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATION FORM

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION MUST BE RETURNED TO THE MUNICIPALITY NO LATER THAN 4:30 PM ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20/15.
WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE LATE NOTIFICATION.

GO TO: http://www.easthants.ca/content/recreation-and-culture

UNDER THE HEADING – SUPPORT FOR VOLUNTEERS
CLICK ON Municipal Volunteer Recognition Awards Nomination Form.

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

East Hants Historical Society will meet March 10, 7:30pm, at East Gore Community Centre (corner Hwy 202 & Barr Settlement Rd.)
Program: Peter Ashley on “The Floyer and Owen Expeditions–military operations of the 18th century.”
Membership renewal and signing new members.
All welcome.

SPCA NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY

Feb 23rd
SPCA National Cupcake Day
Hosted by: Windsor Central Supply Store
Time: 8am-5:30pm

Purchase some tasty cupcakes which support saving and placing abused, neglected and homeless companion animals.

SCHOOL BUS STOP SAFETY – PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF

Each day, the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board’s fleet of 200 buses transports over 17,000 students to and from schools across the board. In a given year, CCRSB buses travel more than 1,000,000 kilometers!
Safety and security is the top priority for students on buses, and at bus stops.
When picking students up or dropping them off at bus stops, parents/guardians need to remember to observe the rules of the road:
• Do not park facing the wrong way on the road. Find a safe, legal spot where you can park your car and wait for your child.
• Do not park in

NOTES FROM MEETING WITH NSE – RE: PROPOSED QUARRY OFF UNIACKE MINES ROAD, MOUNT UNIACKE

JANUARY 29, 2015

Meeting at NSE offices, Bedford N.S.
Jamie Burns, Norma Bennett, Margaret Miller, Cyril McDonald and Doug Lewis

NSE explained that the process for quarry approval under 3.9 hectares requires an industrial permit that requires basic scrutiny to ensure the requirements for the quarry legislation is being met. The proponent submits the application with the location, size, material to be removed, and an overview of how the quarry is proposed to operate.

NSE reviews this application and either approves the application, issues required changes to be carried out before approval or rejects the permit based on several factors. Each quarry

NOTICE TO ALL OUR READERS

We have now uploaded a letter from Blackburn English Barristers and Solicitors regarding the proposed quarry in our community. There is more information that we could not upload due to size of file. If you wish to have a copy of the entire file, please e-mail the editor of the Uniacke Newsletter and we will send it to you.

NOTICE TO ALL OUR READERS

We are having a few problems with attachments. The articles already set up are fine and attachments, once left clicked, will enlarge for easier viewing. We will be updating the web site more in the next few days with more letters received from concerned residents. We have received a letter from a lawyer who has shared his findings with our community, with the Municipality and with the Provincial government regarding this project. We will try to have it set up on the web site the evening of Wed. Jan 28/15. We do apologize for the

TO ALL OUR READERS – QUARRY PROPOSAL

To make it easier to follow the articles and the updated information that is coming in on a constant basis, we have created a new section to our web site to handle the Quarry Proposal. Click on “Quarry Proposal” to view research information and links. It will be easier, we hope, to follow the stories and will enable us to keep them all together as we prepare for the current issue of the Uniacke Newsletter publishing. We are posting 2 maps supplied by Northumberland Capital Corp.Inc. (left click on a map to enlarge. A record of complaints must

UDS REUNION – CLASSES OF 1974-1984

UDS

UDS sign

UDS REUNION 2015
CLASSES: 1974-84

Event Details: August 22, 2015 – Mount Uniacke Royal Canadian Legion, 18 Veterans Lane, Mount Uniacke

Times: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meet and Greet – students and teachers only.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Dinner and clean-up – open to students and teachers only.
8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Dance – depending on occupancy numbers spouses may be able to attend.
Cost will be $60.00/person.

NICKEL AUCTION

In support of Jessica Hosking and Haley Williams Avonview High School trip to Europe

WHEN: Sunday, February 8, 2015
WHERE: Uniacke & District Fire Hall 765 Highway 1 Mount Uniacke, NS

Doors open at 12:30 pm for viewing, free lunch and draw at 1:30pm

Thank you for your support!

Snow date: Sunday, February 15, 2015

ATTENTION EVERYONE!!!

NEW student special for the Mount Uniacke and Windsor area.
Definition of a new student:
Someone who has never done Taekwon-Do before or a former student who hasn’t trained in the last six months.
$125 plus tax for three months and 50% off uniform
OFFER. EXPIRES February 28 2015
Cell: 902-489-4929
JIM’S TAEKWON-DO

2015-2016 GRADE PRIMARY REGISTRATION FOR UNIACKE DISTRICT SCHOOL

Registration for UNIACKE DISTRICT SCHOOL will take place Thursday, February 12, 2015. 902-866-5100
Registration is open to children who will be five on, or before, December 31, 2015. Parents/guardians are required to contact Uniacke District School to arrange an appointment to register. The registration process takes about 30 minutes. Information regarding dates, times and phone numbers can also be accessed on the CCRSB website at www.ccrsb.ca.

THANK YOU BREWSTER WELL DRILLING

Our most sincere thanks to BREWSTER WELL DRILLING for being so prompt in coming to our rescue when our water abruptly cut off on December 30. I called them for help and they said they’d be coming later that day or first thing the next morning. Sure enough, at 7:45AM, Thursday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve Day!!) they were there and had all in order within an hour or two. Thank you. Thank you.

PROPOSED UNIACKE NEWSLETTER DEADLINES

Believe it or not this is the first time EVER in approximately 43 years we have actually worked the entire year out!
2015 deadlines
January 23 February 20 March 20 April 24
May 22 June 26 July – no Newsletter
August 21 September 25 October 23
November 20 December 15 – aiming for Dec 22 release
January 2016 – deadline is

VALENTINE SOCK HOP

Primary to Grade Six
Uniacke & District Fire Hall
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Friday, February 13, 2015
Admission $3.00
Canteen Available
Proceeds for Jessica Hosking and Haley Williams
Avonview High School Europe Trip