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

Consultation with C.A.L.D volunteers on Tues 8 Nov

The Kensington Neighbourhood House is part of a project to learn more about people with Culturally and Linguisically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds volunteering in our community. We are looking at a focus group of up to 12 people, whose first language is not English, to talk about their volunteering experience. Childcare is available and all registered participants that attend will receive a $20 gift voucher.  If you know someone from a CALD background who has something to contribute about their experience … Continue reading