YoungHusband plans – consultation and tours now

YoungHusband Woolstore plans. Have a look around the site and have your say. The new owner of the YoungHusband Woolstore complex, Impact Investment Group (IIG), claims to be committed to delivering social and environmental performance across all its projects and it sounded interesting at the introduction to the project at the April meeting. The community engagement program this month includes “a series of ‘walk and talk events’ and workshops. Book now http://engage.younghusbandwoolstore.com.au/

Kensington Association community garden discussion paper

We have a stupendously long waiting list for the current community garden. Many of us are looking for a more sustainable lifestyle, and growing our own food is part this.  Where? And how can we make it work for Kensington? Local resident and member of the Kensington Association Community Gardening Group, Jacqui van Heerden, has developed and revised a discussion paper on the group’s proposed activities. Read it here and come along to our next meeting to have your say … Continue reading

Recycling and rubbish bin inspections

You may have recently noticed City of Melbourne inspectors going through your rubbish bins. This is because their annual recycling bin inspection program kicked off again on 26 September 2016. A sample of recycling bins will be checked when placed onto the kerbside for collection in order for the Council to validate research that suggests that despite Melburnians being avid recyclers, our rubbish bins are full of recyclables that are unfortunately being sent to landfill – 300,000 wheelie bins worth … Continue reading

Upcoming events – November 2016

Holy Rosary Family Fun Day The Holy Rosary Family Fun Day is promising to be bigger and better than ever! Entry is free and there will be plenty of entertainment for all the family including: Face painting Children’s amusement rides Live and silent auction Cakes, breads and preserves Plants and flowers 2nd hand clothing, books and toys Kids craft activities Rowing, basketball and football competitions And much more! 10am to 3pm Saturday 12 November, Holy Rosary School Grounds, 37 Gower Street, … Continue reading