99.1 Questions for Mt Evelyn

Local community radio station Yarra Valley FM 99.1 are holding a FUNdraiser Trivia Night to help keep them on the air. All are welcome for a great night of fun, lots of prizes and giveaways, and some brain work on Saturday Oct 14 from 7pm at the Mount Evelyn RSL, 49 Birmingham Road. Just $20 per person, BYO…

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Master Plan to go ahead

Last Tuesday night saw a packed building at Montrose Town Hall for the Council meeting to discuss the Mt Evelyn Recreation Reserve Master Plan. Only a small group of those who turned up were able to fit in to hear the debate, a large group, mainly members of the Mt Evelyn Football Netball Club, had…

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Vale Patricia Maggs OAM

It is with sadness that Caladenia Dementia Care announces the loss of Trish Maggs OAM. Trish passed away peacefully, at 88 on August 10th, with her family around her. On a winter’s day in 1983, Trish attended a Public Meeting for those concerned about the lack of services for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and related…

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Homeless Week Sleepout

On Friday August 4th, local resident and Billanook Ward Councillor, Tim Heenan will be sleeping outside in a cardboard box for 9 nights to highlight the issues of homelessness. This is the ninth year Cr Tim Heenan has slept out opposite Melba Park in Lilydale during Homeless Persons Week. Supported by Holy Fools, a local charity…

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New mural in Mt Evelyn

There’s a new mural along Wray Crescent, installed last Friday on the St John’s Ambulance shed. Initiated by artist Kate Baker, the mural is part of a larger project called Seen and Heard – Boy to Man which explores the transition phase between boyhood and manhood. It covers Mt Evelyn and Upper Yarra, and is…

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See Mt Evelyn, Discover Mt Evelyn

Last Thursday evening the See Mt Evelyn exhibition was launched, with many photographs from the photo contest on display at the Mount Evelyn Community House. During the night the winners of the photo contest were announced; Primary School Category: Harper Mckenzie Secondary School Category: Michael Stephens People’s Choice: Greg Carrick 3rd Place, Over 18 Category:…

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Road Works – New Pedestrian Crossing

Works are starting on a new pedestrian crossing towards the bottom of York Rd. The pedestrian operated signals will be located between Karen Crt and Hawkins Rd, which will replace the current flagged crossing used by Mt Evelyn Christian School students, residents, and employees and volunteers from Yarra View Nursery. The works will also include “replacement and upgrade…

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Civic Centre Redevelopment community feedback closing soon

Friday March 17 is the last day to fill out the questionnaire and get your feedback in for the Yarra Ranges Council Civic Centre Redevelopment. The Civic Centre Redevelopment details, plans and concept images can be found, and questionnaire filled out online via the Yarra Ranges Council website: https://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Lists/Capital-works-major-projects/Civic-Centre-redevelopment.

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Have your say on the Shire Offices Upgrade

During February and March Yarra Ranges Council will have ‘Pop-up Community Engagement Sessions’ at various locations throughout the Shire. These pop-ups will allow residents to talk to the Council Community Engagement Team about upgrades to Shire offices and Civic Centre. Both Cr Tim Heenan and Mayor Noel Cliff are encouraging residents to visit a pop-up…

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