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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/

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

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