Monthly Archives: August 2015

Coffee & Chat 26 September 10am

On Saturday 26th September 10.00am we will be holding our next Coffee and Chat at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North.  FREE Coffee and Cake!  Reserve your place here. The theme for this meeting is: Advocating for Change. You are  invited to come along to CFLLC to meet and greet your neighbours in Epping North/ Wollert – everyone … > More

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NEW Epping North Bus Routes Proposal announced‏

The new proposed Epping North Bus Routes mentioned by MPs at the transport forum earlier in the week have been announced and you are invited to have your say on the proposal. As the proposed changes to the public transport network in Epping North and Wollert are significant, PTV is seeking the community’s feedback by Sunday, 27 September by: dropping … > More

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Creeds Farm Survey

Creeds Farm Survey Dear Neighbours, We are asking our community about what residents would like to see happen at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre. Our Creeds Farm Community survey is now open.  The survey will be open until 18th September. Here is the link to the survey – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BNSN9FN As a neighbour of Creeds Farm, we would like to … > More

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New Harvest Home Road Traffic Signals

City of Whittlesea Website 20 August 2015 CoW Council Let there be light: new traffic signals in Epping North   The traffic lights on the corner of Harvest Home and Epping roads were switched on today creating a much safer intersection for pedestrians and drivers alike. “With development in the area increasing, safety was a major consideration with eight crashes … > More

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Harvest Home Road Intersection Lights

Whittlesea Leader 25 August 2015 Katrina Hinschen   Lights installed at intersection   TRAFFIC lights have been switched on at the intersection of Epping and Harvest Home roads. The lights were fully functioning on Thursday morning, creating a much safer intersection for pedestrians and drivers. The intersection has concerned motorists, with the two sides of Harvest Home Rd not aligned. … > More

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Last chance to RSVP to Transport Forum!

Last chance!  Don’t forget to RSVP TODAY to the Transport Forum that Bronwyn Halfpenny MP is hosting tomorrow night 25th August!  RSVP on 9465 7533, or email bronwyn.halfpenny@parliament.vic.gov.au. Make sure you come along to hear what the Roads Minister Luke Donnellan and VicRoads representatives have to say on transport issues in our area including the O’hern’s Road Hume Freeway Interchange!  … > More

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Reduced Liveability in Melbourne’s Outer Suburbs

Herald Sun 21 August 2015 Andrew Giles Sharing the Benefits of Liveability in Melbourne   Melbourne’s affordable housing for first home-buyers is increasingly further away from job growth in the CBD. In this situation outer suburbs are increasingly faced with choking congestion and lack of infrastructure. Councils and the State Government can only do so much. The current Federal Government … > More

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Epping North Scout Group Scarf Design

Northern Star Weekly 20 August 2015 Lexi Cottee   Design a scarf for new Scout group Scouts have been wearing scarves loosely knotted around their necks since 1911. To keep with tradition, the newly formed Epping North Scout Group wants to design its own scarf – with input from the community. Group leader Cara Horner is running a competition for … > More

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Multicultural External Reference Group

Please see details below regarding a Multicultural External Reference Group (MERG) Council is looking for voluntary community representatives from a range of backgrounds to provide guidance to Council on its Multicultural  Action Plan 2014-2018, Many Faces, One Community Valuing Cultural Diversity and Council’s Anti-Racism Strategy & Action Plan 2015-2019, Building Respect. Meetings will be held twice yearly. To express your interest … > More

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Cultures Family Fun Day

Everyone is welcome and everything is free at the Celebrating Cultures Family Fun Day. This event is hosted by Mernda Villages Kindergarten in conjunction with the City of Whittlesea. The day will include: Face painting Aboriginal cultural experience Children’s playground African drumming workshops Music and dancing Henna art Children’s activities and lots more! Come for lunch and try foods from … > More

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