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VARIETY CONCERT

Saturday Oct. 22 at 7:00 pm at the Legion – Lower Level in Mount Uniacke
(Please note – the Bar will NOT be open)
Free Will Offering –
proceeds to go to repair work on the Union Church on Etter Road

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LEGAL INFORMATION SOCIETY OF NOVA SCOTIA – HELMET HEAD

The weather is better, and kids are getting outside more to enjoy the sunshine (when we have it!) Activities like cycling, skateboarding, scootering, and in-line or roller skating, are great fun and good exercise, but they can also lead to serious injuries. Parents need to make sure kids are playing safely – with proper supervision and appropriate safety gear, including helmets.

Under Nova Scotia’s Motor Vehicle Act it is mandatory for folks of all ages to wear a helmet while cycling, skateboarding, scootering, in-line or roller skating. Failing to wear a helmet risks a fine of $147.70 for a first

UNIACKE & DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Hi everyone! What a beautiful summer we have had so far. Hopefully the warm weather will continue into the fall with maybe a bit of rain here and there. As you very well may be aware, the hot weather led to very dry conditions throughout the summer and we had many days where brush burning in Hants County was restricted or not allowed. There was even a short period during the provincial burn ban where people weren’t even able to be in the woods for fear of fires starting and spreading too quickly for people to escape.

UNIACKE ESTATE TRAILS – NOTICE

We are trying hard to keep the trails open for pet owners and their pets and make it a place to visit and enjoy for all. Unfortunately, this year we had some incidents with dog owners letting their dogs run off leash and not being in control of their pets. This led to some complaints from pet owners who follow the rules to report this to Uniacke staff. Some of the “off-leash” pet owners claimed that they didn’t see any signs that dogs have to be on leash. So we decided to have some additional

NOTICE – RCL NOTICE FOR OFF LEASH PARK

The OFF-LEASH Dog Park can now be used. It is the 3rd ball field on the Legion property. There is a path between the 2nd and 3rd ball field you can walk down. You can park next to the path. Please keep your dog on a leash until you arrive at the park.
A sign with rules will be posted shortly. In the meantime they are as follows:
1) Clean up after your own dog.
2) Place the garbage in the receptacle provided.
3) Respect the property.
4) Aggressive dogs are to stay on a leash if other dogs are present.
5) Dogs requiring

NEWS RELEASE – NATIONAL DEFENCE / CADETS CANADA
Skipper Jessica Bennett and crew Cory Northcott participate in the Sea Cadet National Sailing Regatta in Kingston, Ontario on Aug 25/16

Skipper Jessica Bennett and crew Cory Northcott participate in the Sea Cadet National Sailing Regatta in Kingston, Ontario on Aug 25/16

August 25, 2016
LOCAL ATHLETES PARTICIPATE IN SEA CADET NATIONAL REGATTA
KINGSTON, Ont. – The 2016 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet National Regatta is in full swing at Portsmouth Harbour in Kingston, Ontario for the past three days, Cadets Jessica Bennett from Mount Uniacke and Corey Northcott

DRIVER REFRESHER COURSE – SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

Free to participate
Senior driver refresher course
Instruction provided by Discover Driving
You must be 65 and over with a valid driver’s license

Limited space – register now!

Location: The Municipality of the District of West Hants (council Chambers), 76 Morison Drive, Windsor
Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (lunch will be provided). You must register to participate.

Call Lisa at 902-300-1459

Hosted by the Hants County Senior Safety Association and supported by the NS Government

FREE BOWLING SOCIAL

Come out and bowl with the Hants Health and Wellness Team and meet others in your community.

EVERYONE WELCOME

Thursday, September 15, 2016
10:00 am to noon
Windsor Bowling Centre

No sign-up needed.
For more information please call 902-792-2052.

Hants Health and Wellness Team

2016 JOSHUA LAKE-CROSSLEY MEMORIAL SKATING AWARD

Awarded for a competitive spirit combined with an enthusiasm and passion for skating
Sponsored by
Riverview Skating Club &
West Hants Minor Hockey Association
Joshua Lake-Crossley 1997-2009
Josh did not live a long life, but he lived a full life. Despite being born with a heart condition he pursued his dreams of being an athlete. He skated with Riverview Skating Club for 3 years in the Canskate program. He represented Riverview at Canskate competitions, winning medals in elements and speed skating events. He started playing hockey in 2002 with the West Hants Warriors where he stood out