Lofty helps maintain Tea Gardens Helipad Myall Coast News Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest by News Of The Area - Modern Media - November 28, 2018 TEA GARDENS: Helipad Revamp. FURTHER to our story last week on the work being done to maintain the Tea Gardens Emergency Helicopter pad in Spinifex Avenue. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or email@example.com Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Local John Sells has told News Of The Area, the backstory behind the new yellow sock which flies proudly over the site. “While the Lions have usually maintained the sock, on this occasion the new sock was arranged by one of the pilots who uses the Port.” “The sock was then given to Grange resident Mary Cooper who then passed it on to me,” John said. Enter the help of local business owner ‘Lofty’ from Lofty cranes. “Over the years, Lofty has always supplied his crane and his time to maintain the helipad sock as a community service.” And this year was no different. John and Lofty getting together a few weeks back to replace the old sock with the new. With the new sock and grounds work carried out by Rotary, mowing and repainting, the vital Tea Gardens helipad is looking spick and span. By: Margie TIERNEY TEA GARDENS HELIPAD: Lofty Cranes installs new sock.