Monthly Archives: April 2014

Video launch- remind politicians we’re here

Did you see on the news on Saturday night that Victorian Treasurer Michael O’Brien went to Mernda to announce that an extra $130 million for roads is allocated in the upcoming budget…. for restoration and maintenance?  Seems upgrading (not even duplicating) 300m of single carriageway of Plenty Rd in Mernda is more important than providing new infrastructure in the growth … > More

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Last chance to RSVP Transport Video Launch

Please don’t forget to RSVP (for catering and organisational purposes) to our transport video launch this Wednesday 30 April at Third Place Cafe in Wollert.  Delicious free food and hot drinks supplied.  Please RSVP to secure your place at this important event by 5pm Monday 28 April- see below for details. ++++++ Sick of the traffic? What does the traffic … > More

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Traffic tangle caught on film

Whittlesea Leader 22 April 2014 Katrina Hinschen A VIDEO shining the spotlight on the transport woes faced by Epping North and Wollert residents will be released soon. The Aurora Community Association video tells the story of residents in the two suburbs and how traffic and congestion is affecting them. Picture: MARK DADSWELL Aurora Community Association convenor Kathleen Ager addresses a … > More

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RSVP now- Transport Video Launch

Don’t forget to RSVP (for catering and organisational purposes) to our transport video launch on the 30th April at Third Place Cafe in Wollert.  Delicious free food and hot drinks supplied.  Please RSVP to secure your place at this important event- see below for details. +++++++++ Sick of the traffic? What does the traffic congestion cost you, your family, your … > More

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Reminder- sign up for Multicultural Festival!

Don’t forget to please sign up ASAP to the multicultural event we are planning for our area in May! See below for details.  Expressions of interest close this week! ++++++++ WANTED: cultural groups in the City of Whittlesea area who would like to share food samples, show off costumes, dances, artwork or activities from their cultures. Whittlesea Multicultural Community Council, … > More

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Me time for mums

ME TIME for mums-  a friendly group exercise class for women These new exercise classes are delivered by personal trainers in a safe and supportive environment. Where: Epping Views Family and Community Centre 15 Lyndarum Drive, Epping North Melway – 182 B5 When: Thursdays at 12.30pm – 1.30pm during Term 2, 2014 Program 1: 1 May – 22 May Program … > More

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Impt mtg for Epping Nth/ Wollert residents

Whittlesea Leader 15 April 2014 RESIDENTS of Epping North and Wollert are invited to have their say on transport woes at the Aurora Community Association general meeting. The association is taking action to improve roads and public transport in the leadup to the November state election and will release a video of Epping North/Wollert residents highlighting transport issues. The association … > More

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It’s time for action

Whittlesea Leader 15 April 2014 Melissa Merrett Congestion in Epping and surrounding suburbs is a source of frustration for many. Melissa Merrett tries five ways to get from the intersection of McDonalds Rd and Merril Drive to the corner of Cooper and High streets. FOR the past four years I have watched, with increasing frustration, the traffic congestion strangling the … > More

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Families needed for book interview

A journalist is looking for families from Epping North or neighbouring suburbs, who are willing to be interviewed for a book about cities. The book, by the think-tank The Grattan Institute, will cover the challenges facing families on the urban fringes and will aim to influence government policy. They are eager to speak to families who fit the following profile: … > More

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Wollert Market volunteers needed 26-4

The ACA are looking for volunteers for our stall at the Wollert market on the morning/ early afternoon of Saturday 26 April- can you help out for an hour or so? The volunteers will be telling people about our new transport advocacy video launch and the related Access Denied campaign, as well as giving out information about the Aurora Community … > More

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