Monthly Archives: June 2017

O’Herns Road, Epping upgrade

vicroads website June 2017 vicroads The Victorian and Australian Governments are upgrading O’Herns Road to ease traffic congestion, improve safety and provide easier access to the Hume Freeway. Project update – June 2017   Community involvement Get a first look at the finalised designs of the O’Herns Road Upgrade at our upcoming drop-in information session When:  Saturday 1 July, 10am … > More

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New Wollert plant turns waste into energy

Northern Star Weekly 26 June 2017 Laura Michell A new Wollert recycling plant can produce enough renewable energy to power up to 25 per cent of Yarra Valley Water’s overall energy requirements. Yarra Valley Water’s $27 million Waste to Energy facility on Craigieburn Road East will recycle organic waste – such as food scraps that would otherwise be bound for … > More

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Edgars Creek Secondary College in the fast lane

Northern Star Weekly 26 June 2017 Laura Michell Work on a new school at Epping North, which will allow students to attend high school close to home, has been fast-tracked. Construction of the Edgars Creek Secondary College began last week. The $12 million school on the corner of Steen Avenue and Edgars Road will feature state-of-the-art science, technology and maths … > More

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Aurora mall Coles opens

Whittlesea Leader 27 June 2017 Coles supermarket COLES has given a boost to the Epping North economy after the supermarket giant unveiled its new store in Aurora Village. The store will be the 800th Coles supermarket in Australia and will create 115 jobs. The new market-style supermarket will feature an in-store bakery, a continental delicatessen and a meat counter. The … > More

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Starting Edgars Road extension

Whittlesea Leader 6 June 2017 Paul Shapiro MP calls on Planning Minister to help council start Edgars Rd extension   THE pressure for Whittlesea Council to build the Edgars Rd extension is growing. Thomastown state Labor MP Bronwyn Halfpenny has called on Planning Minister Richard Wynne to intervene to assist the council complete the extension, between Cooper St and O’Herns … > More

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