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

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

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

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