Monthly Archives: November 2015

Coping with heatwaves

2015 Victorian Department of Health Heat may cause illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stoke. More importantly heat may worsen the condition of someone who already has a medical issue such as heart disease or diabetes. The following brochures look at risks to human health posed by heatwaves and what can be done to reduce these risks. Brochure on staying … > More

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Preparing for grassfires

2015 CFA Melbourne’s long, dry and very hot weather is well under way and is of special concern to new estates such as Epping North where lots of housing backs on to grassland which is vulnerable to fire. Residents on these estates need to be aware that late evacuation from a grassfire can cause traffic gridlock which can greatly restrict emergency services. Such … > More

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Complete Liveability Survey by 30 Nov

Don’t forget to complete the liveability survey by the end of November– have your say and help make the Epping North/ Wollert community a better place to live! Our new developer, Lend Lease, are seeking feedback from local residents about the community, to help shape its future. Please spare 20 minutes to complete a survey and share your views on … > More

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The Road to Paris

The Road to Paris- Prof David Karoly presents the UN Climate Change talks. Professor David Karoly presents the United Nations Climate Change Talks. What are they? Why are we having them? What does it mean for us? In 2015, Paris will be hosting the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate … > More

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CFA Open Day!

Join us for CFA Open Day is a chance for you to meet your local CFA brigade and find out more about what we do. Where? Epping CFA, O’Herns Road, Epping When? Sunday 29/11/15 10:00am – 2:00pm What? Home fire safety & Road Rescue Demonstrations, Sausage sizzle, Jumping Castle, Mobile Education Unit, Children’s Fire Truck, Captain Koala, give away’s and … > More

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About Whittlesea Community Connections

Whittlesea Community Connections (WCC) 20 November 2015 WCC Officers Whittlesea Community Connections (WCC) adopted its current name in 2005 after beginning in Lalor in 1973 oriented to having local volunteers guide and assist disadvantaged members of the community. WCC has grown considerably in staff and volunteer numbers and in its range of services and programs. It provides: community legal services, … > More

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FREE CHILD SEAT CHECKING

FREE CHILD RESTRAINT SEAT CHECKING  *DOREEN* Have you correctly fitted your child’s safety seat?  Have a qualified fitter check your child’s safety seat for free. Date: Friday 27 November 2015 Time: 12.30pm – 2.30pm Where: Laurimar Community Activity Centre (café), 25 Hazel Glen Drive, Doreen   Further information: refer attached flyer ‘Free Child Seat Restraint Checking’

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Know what to do -CFA

Know what to do – it’s your responsibility Now it is time to make some important decisions with your family well before a bushfire starts.  These include, but are not limited to: What is your trigger to leave before a fire starts? Will you leave early in the morning or the night before? Where will you go? What will you … > More

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CFA Open Day

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SPARKLE PLAYGROUP

A new supported playgroup for children (under 4 years of age) and parents. Where: Creeds Farm Living Learning Centre, 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping 3076 When: Wednesdays 10:00—12:00am (11th November – 16th December 2015)  

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