Nano-news, 27 April 2012

Last week’s email newsletter left out the link for this Streetscape consultation, so the item’s  repeated here, with some new events below.

MORELAND STREETSCAPE: HAVE YOUR SAY ON TREES
Councillor Jo Connellan writes that Council has approved a draft Streetscape Strategy now out for consultation. Jo urges everyone to read and comment:
“Dot points in an email are as good as a more detailed submission” Jo suggests you send photos or address/street name of particular trees that you like or don’t like, and “any thoughts on current Council planting and maintenance practices”.
You have until 1 June to comment on this important plan – copies at the library and details are on the Council website:
http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/home.html.

NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF FLEMING PARK
(Any enquiries can be directed to Brett Lockwood using brett@melbpc.org.au who submitted these items):
1. Fleming Park sporting lights turned on during winter months
The Friends of Fleming Park winter lighting petition tabled at Council recently will be implemented — commencing May 1st, dusk until 8pm, for five months until the end of September. For these five months the sports arc lighting will be turned on to allow safe and sociable use of Fleming Park until 8pm every night.
2. Grandstand open Tuesday 1 May for public inspection
The area inside the Fleming Park grandstand – including the rooms and large kitchen beneath the grandstand seating area – will be open for inspection by interested Moreland residents on Tuesday May 1st from 5pm to 7pm and a council staff person will be present to explain council’s assessment of current building condition.

“FRIENDS OF UPFIELD LINE” MEET THURSDAY 3 MAY
The Melbourne Times Weekly reports that a meeting has been organised bygroups including Adopt-a-Tree, and the students who have been beautifying Brunswick Station, to discuss ways to make the railway land “a lively community space”. Meet 6pm, Brunswick Town Hall, Thursday 3 May.

WORKING GROUP MEETS SUNDAY 6 MAY
The Brunswick Residents Network working group (an informal group of people interested in helping organise network activities) are meeting on Sunday 6 May at 4pm. Agenda will include traffic; and activities leading up to the October Council elections (ideas welcome). For more details please email us as below.

  • This e-news was written by Nancy Atkin. Send subscriptions requests and inquiries to albertstreet2020 (AT) gmail.com
  • Any local groups who would like their contacts listed on [this] website should please email details to us


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