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Better bus routes get Wollert pupils to school

Whittlesea Leader 2 September 2019 Margot Taylor Edgars Creek Secondary College pupils commuting to school by bus have been spared an almost 1km walk thanks to a new route. Late last month Thomastown state Labor MP Bronwyn Halfpenny announced the Wollert West 357 bus route would be extended from January next year to run closer to the school. At present … > More

O’Herns Road Upgrade Stage 2 Community Info Session

August 2019 Major Road Projects Victoria Come along to community drop in session   Works on Stage 2 of the O’Herns Road Upgrade are starting in early September. Come along and meet the team to find out more about the project. If you can’t make it but are interested in learning more, please sign up for updates at roadprojects.vic.gov.au Session … > More

Edgars Rd extension work under way

Whittlesea Leader 13 August 2019 Nathan Mawby Construction began last week on a missing link road connection Melbourne’s north has waited three years for. The 1km Edgars Rd extension to be built by private developer MAB Corporation will connect Coopers Rd and O’Herns Rd in Epping, helping to spread traffic and slash commute times. Joining a wider upgrade to the … > More

Green light for stage two of O’Herns Road upgrade

Northern Star Weekly 15 August 2019 Laura Michell A Hume Freeway interchange at O’Herns Road is a step closer, with work about to start on stage two of the project. The contract for the second stage of the  $103 million O’Herns Road upgrade was recently awarded to VEC Civil Engineering, following federal government approvals for the project. The upgrade is … > More

Work begins on Wollert Community Centre

Whittlesea Leader 6 August 2010 Margot Taylor Work has begun on Wollert’s long-awaited community centre, including a kindergarten, maternal health rooms and 100-person hall. A sod was turned at the $6.5 million Whittlesea Council and State Government-funded Edgars Creek site last week. Mayor Lawrie Cox said the area was in need of a hub. “As one of the more northern … > More

Creeds Farm Committee of Management Vacancy

The following statement on a committee vacancy is from the manager of Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, Max Sargent. Creeds Farm looking for community minded people to join our Committee of Management. Joining our Committee is a great way to contribute to your local community, develop your skills and add to your cv too! Our Committee sets the direction … > More

Aurora Multicultural Festival 23rd August 2019

The Aurora Multicultural Festival will be held on Saturday 24th August 2019, 2pm-5pm, at the Galada Community Centre, 10A Forum Way, Epping North.

WINTER WARMER EVENT – SATURDAY 3 AUGUST

Lendlease Brochure July 2019 Leandlease Pop on your coats and beanies, embrace the cold and join us at our Winter Warmer event on Saturday 3 August, 6-8pm at Tree Tops Park, Crn Bendoc Street and Moyne Street, Wollert. Visit us in our glowing marquee for hot chocolates, fire performances, crafts, lawn games, music, face painting, fake snow and get to … > More

O’Herns Rd interchange to go ahead

Whittlesea Leader 2 July 2019 Richard Pearce Vital environmental requirements for the second stage of the O’Herns Rd works have been approved after almost two years of negotiations. The Federal Government has given the tick to management of the area’s biodiversity, including the impact on the endangered Golden Sun Moth and vulnerable Growling Grass Frog. Stage two will duplicate O’Herns … > More

Whittlesea council calls for end to O’Herns Road delays

Northern Star Weekly 4 June 2019 Laura Michell Whittlesea mayor Lawrie Cox has called on the re-elected federal government to end long-running delays that are holding up the development of O’Herns Road and the extension of Edgars Road. Cr Cox said the O’Herns Road project, which includes the duplication of the road between the Hume Freeway and Redding Rise, a … > More