Monthly Archives: April 2015

Epping Views Primary School student numbers soar

Northern Star Weekly 28 April 2015 Lexi Cottee Soaring student numbers at an Epping primary school have been the focus of an “emergency” meeting between the Department of Education and Whittlesea council. At an Aurora Community Association meeting on April 19, Whittlesea council advocacy manager Mary Agostino said Epping Views Primary School was under great strain. The school opened in … > More

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Emergency Services need O’Herns Road interchange

Whittlesea Leader 28 April 2015 Katrina Hinschen Paramedics add plea   AMBULANCES STUCK IN TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK   It’s a commonsense project that could potentially help us reduce our response times which, as we know, haven’t been great – Paramedic Ward Young TWO paramedics say traffic congestion on Cooper St is impeding their efforts in getting patients to The Northern Hospital … > More

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Time for O’Herns Road interchange

Whittlesea Leader 21 April 2015 Katrina Hinschen Tony, it’s time: build our road COMMIT $67M FOR INFRASTRUCTURE TO FILL OUR MISSING LINKS, PM URGED The Prime Minister is keen to build roads and contribute to the economic prosperity of the country … Tony, it’s time – Griff Davis, City of Whittlesea DEVELOPER John Purdey says Prime Minister Tony Abbott must … > More

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Minutes from Coffee & Chat

We had a great Coffee and Chat on Sunday afternoon, with around 40 people attending the event- thanks to those of you who attended. For those of you who couldn’t attend, here are some updates from the ACA and from guest speakers Ben and Mary: ACA Secretary Ann Distefano recently resigned due to being over committed across the community. ACA … > More

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Parents Bike lessons

Our cycle safety sessions are for parents with young children. Everything that we teach – from fitting helmets, safety checks, bike control skills and path/road riding – is relevant to children. We also cover journeys to school by bike. The courses enable parents to develop their own cycling skills and confidence so that you can pass this on to your … > More

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Woody Weed Removal at Bababi Marning

Woody Weed Removal at Bababi Marning Sunday 19 April, 10am-12.30pm Meet at the gate opposite 111 Metrolink Circuit (Road Runner factory), in between Transit Drive and Connection Drive, Campbellfield (Melway 180 K12). Help to rid these native grasslands of Broom, Gorse and Briar Rose bushes. Park on the factory side and check the no parking signs. Light refreshments provided. Bookings are … > More

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Merri Creek Bird Survey

Merri Creek Bird Survey Sunday 17 May, 8.45am-10.30am Galgi Ngaark (Craigieburn Grasslands), O’Herns Road, gate off Hume Highway, Somerton (Melway 180 K10). Beginners welcome. BYO binoculars if possible, but no dogs please, as they reduce the number and variety of birds to be seen. Free leaflets on Merri birds available. Bookings are essential. Contact Ann McGregor on 0429 386 102.

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Last chance RSVP- Coffee & Chat Sunday!

Last chance to book for our Coffee and Chat this Sunday- RSVP by 5pm today for catering purposes! Updates about O’Herns Rd Interchange, Primary Schools, Buses and impact of poker machines. FREE Coffee and Cake!  Where? Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North on Sunday 19th April 3.00pm. RSVP to: http://coffeechat-april2015.eventzilla.net/ You are in invited to come along … > More

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Coffee & Chat this weekend- changed venue

Dont forget, we will be holding our next Coffee and Chat this Sunday 19th April 3.00pm. Please note change of venue: Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, Corner Redding Rise and Snugburgh Way Epping North, 3076 FREE Coffee and Cake!  Reserve your place here. The theme for this meeting is: Issues Affecting Our Community. You are in invited to come … > More

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Eucalypt Community market

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