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Invitation to the Kensington Association’s 2017 AGM

Kensington Association invites you to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting to be held on Monday 7 August at 7.30pm in the upstairs room of Mr Griffith Cafe and Bar at 524 Macaulay Road Kensington. The Meeting business of reports and elections will be conducted from 7.30 to 8.30pm. Thereafter members and guests are invited to stay on for a social gathering over wine and hot snacks to celebrate the year that’s been and the election of our new Steering … Continue reading

Lynch’s Bridge Exhibition a success

‘Hidden Talents’ Art Exhibition. Run by the not-for-profit Doutta Galla Aged Services, Lynch’s Bridge has been supporting local elders for over 25 years. Specialising in dementia care, the home had its first public showing of art works by residents on Thursday 30th March. The evening was a success with many artworks sold and the main hall of the Kensington Town Hall very busy. Thanks to Deputy Mayor and local Councillor Arron Wood for joining the proceedings (with his charming daughter). Congratulations to … Continue reading

where to for our meetings?

As you know, we meet on the first Monday of the month except during the Christmas break and if the meeting date falls around a public holiday. You also know we have traditionally met at Holy Rosary School. The current committee thinks it would be better if we used the Kensington Town Hall, refurbished for our local community. What do you think?  Please take our survey and let us know – it is just three simple questions and anonymous. PLEASE TAKE the … Continue reading

More about the apartment towers at Flemington Racecourse

On 18 February the Planning Minister released his decision on the VRC’s application for land rezoning to make way for its proposed major apartment tower developments at Epsom Road and on the west side of Flemington Racecourse. The news is generally positive for our community. The Kensington Association actions, together with those of the Flemington Association, the Ascot Vale Residents Action Group (AVRG) and individual citizens, have been important in shaping the Minister’s final call. Our thanks to all. One … Continue reading