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Not settled yet

The motion passed at the September 30 Planning and Development Committee meeting that would have staff take all the necessary steps to amend Clarington’s Official Plan when it comes to environmentally protected areas was referred to the next P&D Committee meeting on October 22.

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October 9, 2019

At the Newcastle Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 5, Debbie Nightingale of Haute Goat Farm, in Port Hope, is having a hard time keeping her composure while demonstrating Goat Yoga. ‘Hoofs down’, it’s a natural stress reliever.

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Orono Horticultural Society

At the September 26 Fall Flower and Vegetable Show, Carol Bailey (L) won most points for Specimen Cut Flowers and Best Design, Cor Mostert won Judges Choice for his vegetable presentation and Liz Rankin-Reid won Best Potted Plant.

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Battle of the Apps for Hospice

Mark your calendar, Battle of the Apps for Hospice is only two weeks away.

Taking place at the Beech Centre in Bowmanville on Wednesday, October 23, perfectly timed from 5:30-9:00 p.m. Stop in after work and taste some of Clarington’s creative cuisine and drinks in a casual atmosphere. Local farmers and food producers are supporting those establishments that have committed to the event.

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AURA Ride for Refuge during the Harvest Festival

Anglican United Refugee Alliance is a Canadian charitable organization assisting in the sponsorship and resettlement of refugees since 1985, by providing support and expertise to groups involved in refugee sponsorship. The group represent the Anglican Diocese of Toronto and support the Toronto Conference of the United Church of Canada as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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Fun painting pumpkins

Bryan and Amanda Bickell join their daughters Kinslee and Makayla (with the bow) as they paint pumpkins in the Newcastle Community Hall on Saturday during the Harvest Festival. Pumpkin painting was courtesy of The Art Room.

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Sunny day at Newcastle Harvest Festival

Denise Cochrane founder of the dog rescue organization Flights of Hope helping homeless dogs fly to the safety of rescue.

Jean Graham with Gabe, 12 months old. Gabe will go to “University” at the end of the month to learn how to be a Service Dog. Graham started the local foster puppy program for service dogs 25 years ago.

Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party (centre) and Philip Lawrence, federal candidate for the Northumberland-Peterborough South riding spoke with residents during the festivities.

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