Monthly Archives: September 2012

New Residents Welcome Expo

Come along to our Welcome Expo and find out how Council and community organisations can support you, while meeting other local residents and connecting with your local community. The expo will include: lunch and refreshments profiles on Council departments and community organisations that focus on: family, children, youth and seniors Aboriginal communities new migrants, refugees and international students learning and … > More

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Community Safety Forum 4/10

Local residents are invited by Whittlesea City Neighbourhood Watch to an Open Forum to discuss Community Safety. Thursday 4th 0ctober 2012 at 7:30pm Mernda Village Community Activity Centre 70 Mernda Village Drive, Mernda ALL WELCOME For further information email wcnhw@hotmail.com

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Sep Gen Mtg Minutes available

The September 2012 General Meeting minutes have been uploaded on the ACA website and are now available in the downloads section. Included as an addendum to the minutes is the presentation on Transport Advocacy made by Griff Davis, Director of Advocacy & Communications, City of Whittlesea.  The pdf of the powerpoint is found under the minutes from the meeting. One … > More

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Thieves steal sculpture

Whittlesea Leader 20 Sep 2012 Suzanne Robson A LARGE sculpture of a mother and child believed to worth about $200,000 has been stolen from behind a shipping container in Epping. The sculpture, called Nesting, depicts a woman in a half moon shape holding a child with a bird sitting on the back of the child’s legs. The public art was … > More

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FREE sustainability events

City of Whittlesea 2012 Hands on Sustainability events program is still running- there are some  events coming up for the remainder of 2012 that you might be interested in: 1. Home Composting & Worm Farming Wednesday 3 October, 7pm – 9pm Learn the art of successful composting and worm farming and how to overcome common composting problems with Wendy Mather.  … > More

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Green walks & talks in local parks

GREEN WALKS AND TALKS IN LOCAL PARKS – 1. THOMASTOWN Main Street Reserve,  entry from 25 Main St Wed 3rd Oct 2012 10am Enjoy an easy and very accessible walk along the Edgars Creek, passing local landmarks including the historic Lutheran Chruch and an orginal 1850’s farmhouse. 2.  EPPING Darebin Parklands Peppercorn Park, entry from 1a Greenbrook Dve Wed 10th … > More

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St Mary of the Cross MacKillop Catholic PS

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop Catholic Parish Primary School now taking enrolments for 2013! The first priority of the Catholic School is the provision of a Catholic education for Catholic children. Enrolments are open to all baptised Catholic children of Parishioners living north of the O’Herns Rd powerlines. They see themselves as an integral part of the Parish of … > More

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General Meeting Tonight 19th sep

Just a reminder, tonight is the ACA’s first general meeting of the financial year, Wednesday night, 19th September! Hope to see you there! The new committee would love to see you there and meet you if you havent already met them before. You can also renew your Association membership on the night if you missed the AGM in July. This … > More

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SEEING RED: Driven round the bend in Epping

Whittlesea Leader 18 September 2012 Andre Awadalla AN Epping roundabout has been voted the worst intersection in Whittlesea by motorists. The congested spot at Epping and Findon roads received the most nominations of any of Whittlesea’s intersections in the 2012 RACV/Leader Redspot Survey. Drivers said the intersection was worse during morning and afternoon peak periods, with congestion making it difficult … > More

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Last chance to RSVP to Sep general mtg!

This is your last chance to RSVP to the ACA’s first general meeting of the financial year, this Wednesday night, 19th September! RSVP now- Yes – Maybe – No The new committee would love to see you there and meet you if you havent already met them before. You can also renew your Association membership on the night if you … > More

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