Monthly Archives: July 2014

Calling all crafters!

Are you a keen knitter or cool crocheter? Have you always wanted to learn? City of Whittlesea needs lots of long pieces to put together to make horizontal stripes to create our ambitious public yarn art celebrating sustainability: Light Craft. You will need to use bright coloured acrylic yarn only and your stripe will need to be a minimum 15cm … > More

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Please, let us pass

Whittlesea Leader 15 July 2014 Katrina Hinschen A real estate agent is getting behind Whittlesea Council’s Access Denied campaign for improved public transport and traffic flow, saying many homebuyers are not interested in property north of Findon Rd due to the area’s inconvenience. AN EPPING real estate agent says house hunters are shying away from buying property in the north … > More

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Broadband Forum invite 23/7 10am

Andrew Giles MP, Federal Member for Scullin, invites you to a Broadband forum with Michelle Rowland MP. Michelle Rowland is Shadow Assistant Minister for Communications. She will be in the northern suburbs of Melbourne on Wednesday 23 July 2014 to speak to local residents about broadband in the North. This will give residents the opportunity to share their views on … > More

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RSVP for the AGM now!

The Aurora Community Association’s 2014 AGM is being held next week, 23rd July- have you booked your seat yet?  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our AGM- all welcome! Come along and find out about new educational facilities in Epping North! Mary Sayers, Manager Family & Youth from City of Whittlesea will tell us about the … > More

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Help lead our community in 2014-15

WANTED- people to help lead the ACA for the 2014-15 financial year and get great skills and experience in return for their time! The ACA has grown into a well known, successful and well respected community association in Melbourne’s North and needs committed people to steer its direction for the upcoming year!  Can you donate some time to help to … > More

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Medical Centres in City of Whittlesea

Please find below a link to a resource produced by Whittlesea Community Connections which lists the  medical centres in the City of Whittlesea and the languages spoken by the doctors at each of the centres.  http://www.aurora.asn.au/?file_id=133 We hope this is of interest and use to you.  Please share with your friends and relatives who live in the City of Whittlesea.

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ACA 2014 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting 2014 Aurora Community Association Wednesday 23rd July 7.30pm Each year at our Annual General Meeting (AGM), current paid up members must nominate and vote in an Executive Committee to oversee the running of the ACA.  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our AGM- all welcome! Guest Speakers: Find out about new educational facilities … > More

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Infrastructure too slow

Whittlesea Leader 1 July 2014 Conversations REGARDING the Access Denied campaign and Carmel Romeo’s 45-minute, 6km trip (“I’m fed up with traffic snarls”, Whittlesea Leader, June 24). Victoria has been flooded by massive population growth, of 200 new people a day, and over 1500 people a week. The immigration debate is dominated by asylum seekers but the real source of … > More

Posted in Community News, Media- Transport |

Market traffic the last straw

Whittlesea Leader 1 July 2014 Katrina Hinschen TRADERS SAY ROADS MUST BE IMPROVED MILLER St business owners say traffic on local roads will be out of control when the Melbourne Market moves from South Melbourne to Epping in 2015. Picture: JOSIE HAYDEN Maureen O’Connor is sick of traffic congestion in Miller St, Epping. With the market expected to bring an … > More

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Delivering the bad news

Whittlesea Leader 1 July 2014 Katrina Hinschen POST OFFICE CLOSURE SET TO IMPACT ON ELDERLY RESIDENTS WOLLERT residents, many of them elderly, will have to add an extra 10km to their trip to pick up mail when the town’s Australia Post service ceases operations on Friday. Residents’ mail will be forwarded to the Mernda post office after the closure of … > More

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