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

Western Distributor update

With the conclusion of local government elections the Western Distributor project team has released the “Community Liaison Group summary of input for consideration by tenderers, specialists undertaking EES studies and the project team”. Thanks to Michael Ingram for his strong representation that has at least ensured that the concerns of Kensington, West Melbourne, Flemington and the Moonee Ponds Creek are listed in this report. Drawing these matters to the attention of those who must be influenced is the next battle … 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

Had your bicycle stolen? Stolen Bicycles Australia can help!

Stolen Bicycles Australia Ltd is a not for profit organisation founded by former Police and avid bike riders to tackle bike theft and the black market trade of stolen bikes.  Their mission is to deter thieves from stealing bikes, restrict avenues for thieves to sell them and assist Police and victims to locate, recover and reunite stolen bikes.  With their free database, service and tools, they can help increase the odds of your bike being recovered. Click here for more … Continue reading